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Congratulations to BCC’s 2013-2014 Scholarship Award Winners!

16 May 2014

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 scholarship award winners:

President’s Medallion

  • Valentino Calderon

President’s Award

  • Mirko Ranieri

Osher Scholars 2013-2014

  • Michael Dunn
  • Alexandra Ellman
  • Suzanne Garden
  • Motasim Hassan
  • Charmilah Hawkins
  • Jessie Rameňo
  • Joel Nguyen Xuan

Jerry L. Adams Scholarship

  • Omar Ubilla, Graduating Student
  • Troy Dotson, Continuing Student
  • Wanping Zhao, Continuing Student

Peralta Association of African American Affairs (PAAAA) Scholarship

  • Theresa Ary
  • Troy Dotson
  • Robyn Walker



The Follett Bookstore Scholarship (Spring)

  • Geoffrey Logan
  • Rita Phang

The Henry Fort Memorial Book Award (Fall)

  • Eunice Paredes

John & Ana Los Scholarship (Spring)

  • Maurice Brown Martin

Foundation Scholars Award (Fall)

  • Tangela Griffin
  • Zack Mueller
  • Eunice Paredes
  • Million Tadese

Loretta Hernandez Scholarship (Spring)

  • Maurice Brown Martin
  • Giselle Leighton-Armah

The Peralta Retirees Organization (PRO) Scholarship Award (Spring)

  • Derrick Shane McClure

Rising Scholars Voices Program (RSVP) (Fall)

  • Antoinette Allen
  • Daisha Fitzgerald
  • Acsa Gamez
  • Donta Jackson
  • Lemar Key
  • Jason Mageria

The Ruth Bittman Scholarship Award (Fall)

  • Zack Mueller


Thank you to all PCF Scholarship Readers; and to

BCC Scholarship Committee Members:

Paula Coil (chair), Elena Givental, Tamara Harris-Coleman, Scott Hoshida, Jennifer Lenahan, and to

BCC PAAAA Representative: Allene Young



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Student Email Reminder

14 May 2014

This is a reminder for all students to activate their Peralta Student Email Accounts.


Instructors will be contacting students enrolled in online courses via their student email accounts. Please visit the following website for information on activating your Peralta Student Email Account:


If you need assistance with your Peralta Student Email Account, please contact


After activating your student email account, you can change your student email settings to redirect messages to your personal email account. Instructions on how to do this are on the following web page:





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Science Informational Open House at Berkeley City College on Thur., May 15, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm & 4:00 – 5:30 pm, 5th floor

6 May 2014

Explore your future in SCIENCE at Berkeley City College’s Science Informational Open House on Thursday, May 15, 2014, from 12:30 – 1:30 PM and 4:00- 5:30 PM on the 5th floor. Berkeley City College is located at 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Berkeley BART Station.


Find out about:

  • Jobs in cutting-edge bioscience laboratories
  • Careers in biomedical and pharmaceutical fields
  • Jobs related to chemical engineering and analysis
  • Careers in computer-related research and development
  • Science classes for transfer to 4-year colleges or universities


Meet our instructors and laboratory staff. Learn about BCC’s Biotechnology and Computer Science Associate Degrees for Transfer to 4-year year colleges and universities and Certificate Programs to enhance your career goals and increase your job-related skill sets.


Click on the image below to view the flyer:

BCC Science Informational Open House flyer


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Digital Artists Collective Retrospective Exhibit: “DAC ON 3″, 3rd Floor

6 May 2014

The Digital Artists Collective is having a reception on Thursday, May 15th from 5 to 7 pm on the 3rd floor to celebrate the opening of its new show “DAC on 3″. We invite all members of the BCC community to join us for the Retrospective Exhibit of Master Digital Art Works by members of BCC’s Digital Artists Collective (originally The Digital Arts Club). This show is the work of students of BCC’s Multimedia program who belong to DAC and are active supporters of digital arts education and BCC.


DAC on 3 poster



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Malcom X Birthday Holiday Observance on Friday, May 16 – BCC Closed

6 May 2014

There will be no classes and the BCC campus will be closed on Friday, May 16, 2014, in observance of the Malcolm X Birthday holiday.



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ANNOUNCING the Learning Communities Town Hall, April 30, 12:15 – 1:15 pm in the Atrium | ALL WELCOME!

27 April 2014

Please join the BCC learning community coordinators and counselors on Wednesday, April 30th, at this month’s college hour town hall to learn more about new developments in the learning communities. All students are encouraged to attend. All are welcome! A flier and draft agenda are provided below. Students will be able to enroll in learning communities immediately after the town hall.

There are 9 Learning Communities at Berkeley City College:


Download the Learning
Communities Town Hall Flyer:

Learning Communities Town Hall Flier
View a copy of the Town Hall

Town Hall Agenda


Visit the Learning Communities Website.


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Multimedia Student Showcase Friday, May 2, 6-8:30 pm

25 April 2014

The Multimedia Department at Berkeley City College cordially invites you to attend this year’s Multimedia Student Showcase at Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street in Downtown Berkeley on Friday, May 2, 2014. Doors open at 6pm.

MMART Student Showcase poster

This year’s showcase features digital printing, digital photography and fine art, as well as 2D/3D animation and live action video. Our special guests are Tom Miller from Pixar and filmmaker Paige Bierma.


Tom Miller has been a set artist and technical director at Pixar Animation Studios for the past 12 years, working on such films as Cars, The Incredibles and Up.


Paige Bierma is an award-winning video producer, journalist, documentary filmmaker and an Alumna of the BCC Multimedia Arts Video Production Program. Her latest documentary, A Brush with the Tenderloin, aired on KQED’s “Truly California” series and then won an Emmy Award in June 2013.


Please join us in celebrating our students.




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Spring Break Mon., April 14 through Sun., April 20 | Cesar Chavez Day Holiday on Fri., April 18

10 April 2014

Berkeley City College is open for business, although no classes will be held, during Spring Break (Apr. 14-20).  Business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday thru Thursday.  The college is closed on Fri., Apr. 18 for Cesar Chavez’s birthday observance.
If you need information about BCC’s 2014 Summer Session, and other classes, programs and services, please visit


The building will be open from Monday, April 14, through Thursday, April 17, and closed on Friday, April 18. Student access will be limited to Admissions & Records, Financial Aid, Bursar/Cashier, and Assessment.



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