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Film Screening “Girl Rising” Wed. March 11, 6:00pm, BCC Auditorium

5 March 2015

You are invited to a screening of the film “Girl Rising” sponsored by W.I.S.E. (Women Involved in Student Empowerment)

 

“Girl Rising” journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. View the trailer for the film here: http://girlrising.com/see-the-film/index.html#us-theatrical-screenings

 

Girl Rising poster

 

The film will be shown at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 11 in Berkeley City College’s Auditorium, 2050 Center St., Berkeley. The film is free, open to the public, and is sponsored by the BCC student group W.I.S.E (Women Involved in Student Empowerment)

 

W.I.S.E is an organization that creates a network of women who empower each other and all students at Berkeley City College. Our mission is to provide support and volunteer opportunities in three specialized areas; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), the Arts, and Academic Preparation. Through peer support, outreach and development we will enrich students lives towards academic success.

 

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BCC Black Students Union Sponsors “Village of Peace” Showing, 7 p.m., Fri., Mar. 13

5 March 2015

You are invited to “The Village of Peace”, a one-hour documentary about a group of African-American Jews who traveled to Israel in the 1960s and started and maintained their own village there.

 

The documentary will be shown at 7 p.m., Fri., Mar. 13 in Berkeley City College’s Auditorium, 2050 Center St., Berkeley.  The film is free, open to the public, and is sponsored by BCC’s Black Student Union.

 

See the trailer at movie website at http://villageofpeacemovie.com/

 

Village of Peace flyer

 

 

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Financial Literacy Workshops on Mar. 18 and 25 at College Hour, Hosted by BCC Campus Life and USE Credit Union

3 March 2015

Personal Finances flyerPERSONAL FINANCES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Wednesday, March 18 at 12:15pm

Berkeley City College, Auditorium

2050 Center St., Berkeley, CA 94704

Read the Personal Finances flyer here.

Plastic Surgery - Getting Out of Debt flyerPLASTIC SURGERY: GETTING OUT OF DEBT

Wednesday, March 25 at 12:15pm

Berkeley City College, Auditorium

2050 Center St., Berkeley, CA 94704

Read the Getting Out of Debt flyer here.

About the presenter:  Richard Ruiz is the current branch CEO of the non-profit USE Credit Union in Berkeley.

He has extensive background in education and served as a financial aid student advisor at CSU Chico.

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S.T.E.M. Careers Lunch Talk on Biofuels: Sustainable Energy from Natural Resources, March 3, Tues., 12:15 – 1 pm in Rm 431:

28 February 2015

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The first S.T.E.M Careers Talk on Tuesday, March 3, from 12:15 – 1 pm in Room 431, will be on the topic of Biofuels: Sustainable Energy from Natural Resources. The new series is hosted by Jennifer Hiras, Ph.D., and presented by the Science and Biotechnology Department during College hour.

 

Other S.T.E.M Career talks take place in March and April, and will explore Bioremediation (March 17), Coding and Big Data (April 7), and Climate Change (April 21) just in time for Earth Day. Don’t miss these exciting talks. Click on the image below to read the flyer on S.T.E.M. Careers Talks:

 

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“Mentholated Tobacco Products: How the African-American Community is Targeted” – Wed., Mar. 4, Atrium, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

25 February 2015

Dr. Gardiner“Mentholated Tobacco Products: How the African-American Community is Targeted” takes place 12:15-1:15 p.m., Wed., Mar. 4, in Berkeley City College’s atrium at 2050 Center St., Berkeley. The presentation by Dr. Phillip Gardiner, co-chair of the African-American Tobacco Control Leadership Council, is free and open to the public. It will highlight racial disparities in tobacco industry target marketing and in U.S. health care. The event is sponsored by the California Department of Health’s Tobacco Control Program and Berkeley City College’s Public and Human Services Program. Reception: 11:45 am – 12:15 pm.

 

Dr. Gardiner is a public health activist, administrator, evaluator and researcher. Throughout his career, he has actively addressed racial disparities in health, through writing, organizing, evaluating and public speaking. For the past 25 years, he has engaged in studies which address hypertension, multiculturalism, AIDS, breast cancer, prostate cancer, diabetes and smoking. For the past 15 years, Dr. Gardiner has lectured around the United States on African-American health disparities, including menthol smoking in the Black Community.

 

Dr. Gardiner received his doctorate in behavioral sciences from UC Berkeley, where he focused on youth violence as a public health issue.

 

For details, contact Stephanie Sanders-Badt at ssanders-badt@peralta.edu.

 

 

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Cal Vietnamese Students Association Lion Dance Team, Fri., Mar. 6, Atrium, 12-15 – 1:15 pm

24 February 2015

Lion Dance Team in Full Costume Dancing

Join us in celebrating the Lunar New Year with the Cal Vietnamese Students Association Lion Dance Team!

When: Friday, March 6, 2015

Where: BCC Atrium (Basement)

Time: College Hour, 12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M

 

For more information, view the 2015 – Lunar New Year Celebration Flyer.

 

 

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ASBCC Town Hall, Thurs., Feb. 26 @ 12:15 – 1:15 pm, Atrim

23 February 2015

Speak Up, Speak Out! – Town Hall:  How Can We Improve Our College?

This event is officially sponsored and hosted by The Associated Students of Berkeley City College

 

Date:  Thursday, February 26, 2015

Time: 12:15 – 1:15 pm

Venue: BCC Atrium

 

bcc logo ASBCC Logo

 

Topics of Discussion:

  • What can ASBCC do to better engage the student population?
  • What is missing between students and administration and faculty? How can we address it?
  • What can we do better to affect access, persistence and completion during your time at BCC?

 

Click on the image below to download the Town Hall flyer:

Town Hall flyer

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Celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Tues., March 10, 12:15 pm, Auditorium

23 February 2015

The Global Studies Program and Club are showing the DVD Still Killing Us Softly4 about the image of women in the media.

We will also have a handout on the history of International Women’s Day and bread and roses to celebrate.

 

When: Tuesday, March 10 at 12:15 PM

Where: BCC auditorium

 

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