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Graduation 2016 ~ May 26 @ 7 PM ~ Zellerbach Hall!

27 April 2016

Get details on the BCC Graduation website.

Get your cap and gown at the BCC Bookstore, 5th floor, Room 517

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Spring 2016 Science Seminar Series: Innumerable Globes Like This One? – Dr. Tori Hoehler, Thurs., April 28, from 7 – 8 pm

24 April 2016

Is there life beyond our solar system? The Berkeley City College Biotechnology Program invites you to a fascinating presentation by Tori Hoehler, Ph.D., to explore  “Innumerable Globes Like This One?” on Thursday, April 28, from 7 – 8 PM in the BCC Auditorium. Reception from 6:30 – 7 PM. The event is free and open to the public.


OCloseup of a satellite in orbitur galaxy probably hosts billions of planetary systems. How many of those globes are “like this one” and how can we determine whether life has taken hold there? What is the science of searching for life beyond our solar system and how will we seek evidence of inhabited worlds in the future?


Dr. Tori HoehlerTori Hoehler is a Research Scientist in the Space Sciences and Astrobiologyy Division of NASA Ames Research Center. He was part of the Mars Curiosity Rover science team and NASA’s new Europa Multiple Flyby Mission science plannign team. He is a recipient of the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, a Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow, a Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, and was the American Geophysical Union’s 2009 Carl Sagan Lecturer.


View the seminar announcement below:

Seminar Announcement


CIRM logo and the Berkeley City College Biotechnology Program

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BCC Arabic Language Class – Film Screening: Mars At Sunrise, Fri., April 29 @ 6:30 pm – Reserve Free Tickets

24 April 2016

Please join Berkeley City College Arabic language class students for the film screening of Mars At Sunrise THIS FRIDAY, April 29th – doors open at 6pm in the auditorium at BCC! Film starts at 6:30pm. Film will have English sub-titles. Open to the public!


It’s FREE: Please reserve your seat here:


SPECIAL TREAT: The director and cinematographer will be present for the Q & A!


Mars at Sunrise


See you there!




Brought to you by Arab Film Festival, Gaye Walton-Price who teaches the Arabic courses and Yalla Arabi: SF/East Bay Arabic Language Meetup

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Priority Enrollment for Summer and Fall 2016 Begins 4/11 By Appointment

24 April 2016

Priority Enrollment for Continuing Students (enrolled in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016) will be by appointment — continuing students will receive their appointment via e-mail, or students may login to their PASSPORT Student Center to check for their appointment.


Priority Enrollment By Appointment —

  • beginning Mon., April 11, by appointment for CalWORKs, CARE, DSPS, EOPS, Foster Youth, and Veteran students.
  • beginning Thurs., April 13, by appointment for First Year Experience (FYE), New Matriculated Students (who have taken COUN 200), and Student Athletes.
  • beginning Wed., April 14, by appointment for Continuing Students (enrolled in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016).


New, Returning, and High School Students:

  • New and Returning Students – enrollment by appointment starting Mon., May 2 — visit Getting Started at BCC for information on applying online for admissions and enrolling in classes.
  • High School Students – enrollment by appointment starting Mon., May 9 – visit the High School Students web page for more information.


Summer 2016 Semester: Monday, June 20 to Thursday, July 28, 2016

Fall 2016 Semester: Monday, August 22 to Friday, December 16, 2016


Student Success Resources:



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BAMPFA Welcomes BCC Community at Exclusive Tour and Open House, Noon-9 p.m., Wed., Apr. 27

23 April 2016

UC Berkeley’s Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) will host for an exclusive tour and open house for Berkeley City College students, faculty, staff and administrators,  from noon to 9 p.m., Wed., Apr. 27.  Admission is free to BCC community members that day. Berkeley City College is located at 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.


On exhibit in the museum is “Architecture of Life,” more than 200 works of art, scientific illustrations, architectural drawings and models representing 2,000 years of art and design.  From 1 to 5 p.m., BAMPFA’s Film Library and Study Center will host special BCC orientations.  The library also offers free drop-in access from 1 to 5 p.m., Wed. thru Fri. each week.  For details, phone (510) 642-0808, tweet BCC@BAMPFA, or visit


View the BAMPFA@BCC Flyer below:




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Mickey Huff: “Media Propaganda & Censorship – Who Decides What Is News?” ~ Wed., May 4 @ 12:15 pm, Auditorium

18 April 2016

Come to a Global Studies Program and Students for Socialism Club Forum

Project Censored logo 

What: “Media: Propaganda and Censorship — Who Decides What Is News?”


Who: Mickey Huff, Director, Project Censored ( and Professor of Social Science and History at Diablo Valley College


When: Wednesday, May 4th at 12:15 PM in the BCC Auditorium


Autographed books and DVDs for sale


For more information, contact Joan Berezin,


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ASBCC 2016-2017 Election Results

18 April 2016

On the behalf of the Associated Students of Berkeley City College (ASBCC) Elections Committee, we would like to congratulate our new 2016-2017 ASBCC Council Members.

ASBCC Elections took place on April 12 and April 13, 2016 and we had a total of 288 people who came out and voted!

New 2016 – 2017 ASBCC Council Members

ASBCC President

Vivian Allen

Vice-President of Administration

Dave Ivan Cruz

Vice President of Finance

Ishmael Rico

Vice President of Program

Charles Phillips

Vice President of Public Relations

Connie Tran


Adyam Abraham


Davis Belilty


Steven Marin


Robert Pinzon


Wen Zhu


Anqui Zou

Congratulations again to the winners!

Andre Singleton, MS

Director of Student Activities and Campus Life

Berkeley City College


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NASA Space Apps Challenge 2-Day Event: Sat/Sun 4/23-24 from 9am – 9pm

14 April 2016

Code Berkeley of Berkeley City College have partnered to bring us NASA Space Apps Challenge.




NASA Space Apps Challenge is a two-day event where teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students collaborate and engage with publicly available data to design innovative solutions for global challenges.


Inspire each other while you learn and create using stories, code, design and most of all, YOUR ideas.  Show off your problem solving skills and you might become a Space Apps award winner or be featured on Open NASA!  Be a part of the amazing future. No coding or experience needed. All disciples are welcome to participate!


Join us Saturday, April 23rd from 9am to 9pm and Sunday, April 24 from 9am to 6pm at the NEXT Space around the corner from the Wells Fargo Branch located at 2081 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704.  Easy access from the Downtown Berkeley Bart station.


Our official registration is available at

Our Facebook event at


NASA-Code Berkeley Flyer


For further information please contact us at:


Code Berkeley: or Visit us:

Code Berkeley is in the Mobile + Web Strand of Multimedia Arts at Berkeley City College.  We are on the leading edge of the digital revolution.  Students become quickly immersed and aware of the technological revolution in the bay area, developing the technological and business skills to become Front-End Web Designers, UI/UX Designers, and Start-Up Entrepreneurs.


Justin Hoffman is a full-time instructor in the Multimedia Arts Department and manages the MMMART  Mobile and Web Design Program.


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