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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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Artist Reception for Fine Arts and Multimedia Students on Wed., April 23, 6 – 8 pm, Jerry Adams Gallery

10 April 2014

You are invited to join us in a reception for our Fine Arts and Multimedia Arts students to celebrate a show of their work produced this semester.


The show will last from April 12 to August 22, 2014.


The opening reception will be Wednesday, April 23, in the Jerry Adams Gallery, rm 112, from 6PM to 8PM, Berkeley City College, 2050 Center St., Berkeley, CA 94704.


The Student Show this semester has been produced by the students of the new Gallery Management class. Thank you for supporting our students.

View the exhibit poster below.  Information at

BCC Art Show poster


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A Power, Oppression, and Expression Event! Presented by BCC Sociology Students on Fri., April 25, 9:30 am – 1 pm, Auditorium

10 April 2014

Join us for presentations by First Year Experience (FYE) students in Dustin Mabry’s SOCSCI 02 class – “Introduction to Issues in Diversity.”  The theme surrounds issues in Identity, Difference, Power, Privilege, Oppression, Community, and Activism. Performance pieces range from videos, puppet shows, poems, essays, and music.


When: 04/25, 9:30am-1:00pm


Where: BCC Auditorium


Free and open to the public.



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Earth Week Events at BCC – April 22 – 24

10 April 2014

Come and join us for Earth Week Events April 22-24: Saving the planet and saving the human race. Sponsored by the Global Studies Program and supported by the Peralta colleges Foundation.

Earth Week Events Schedule:

April 22 – April 24 in the BCC Atrium

“Human Rights: Violators and Human Rights Activists”

Poster Exhibit in the BCC atrium by students in the International Relations class of Matthew Freeman


Tuesday, April 22, at 12:15 PM in the BCC Atrium

“Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice”, a talk by Eric Holt-Gimenez, the Executive Director of Food First, the U.S.’s foremost independent think tank on food and hunger. Author of several books and numerous articles, he is an agroecologist and political economist with thirty years experience working with food and agriculture movements in the United States, Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Talk will be followed by comments and Q and A


Wednesday, April 23 at 12:15 PM in the BCC Atrium

Dirty Energy/Clean Solutions”, a talk by Judy Pope, who serves on the Steering Committee of 350 Bay Area as Strategy Coordinator and as speaker and speaker trainer for 350 Bay Area’s speakers bureau. has been one of the most important groups raising the issue of Global Warming and organizing against the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Talk will be followed by comments and Q and A.

Wednesday, April 23 at  5: 00 PM in the BCC Auditorium

“A Fierce Green Fire”, documentary about the history of the environmental movement around the world.

Movie showing followed by Q and A.


Click on the Earth Week Poster below to view the same schedule noted above.

Earth Week Poster shows same schedule in article


For more information contact Joan Berezin, Global Studies Program Coordinator,



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BCC Campus Life Presents: Knowledge, Skills and Passion ~ Mon., April 28, 12:15 – 1:15 pm, Rm 21

10 April 2014

Learn practical strategies to better understand yourself. Learn unique skills and strengths that will open access to higher realms of achievement.


When: College Hour (12:15-1:15), Monday, April 28 2014


Where: BCC Auditorium Rm. 021, 2050 Center Street, Berkeley, CA


Cost: Free to all Peralta Community College District Students


Sponsored by: Berkeley Business & Professional Women and BCC Campus Life. Read the Knowledge-Skills-Passion flyer.



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African American Cultural Celebration with Oba Dogon SSS: Honor, Healing, Empowerment, April 29 & May 13 & 15, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

10 April 2014

The ASBCC and the ICC (Inter-Club Council) are sponsoring the African American Cultural Celebration Event Series: Honor, Healing, Empowerment presented by Oba Dogon SSS for African American Awareness.

When: April 8, 9, 29 and May 13, 15

Time: 12:15 – 1:15 pm (College Hour)

Where: Berkeley City College, 2050 Center St., Berkeley, CA 94704 – Atrium

Open to all!

Contact for more information:

Mostafa Ghous,, Rm 151


View the African American Cultural Celebration Series poster below:

African American Culture poster


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Student Government Elections Now! April 8 – 9 from 8 am – 4pm, and 6 – 8 pm, 1st Floor

8 April 2014

ASBCC Elections are going on NOW!
What:  Student Gov. Elections 2014 – Tell all students to vote

When:  From 8am-4pm and 6pm-8pm, April 8-9, 2014

Where:  1st Floor, across from the Ambassador Desk


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MSRI/BCC present “Brain-Computer Interfaces” with Dr. Philip Sabes, 7 p.m., Wed., Apr. 9, Auditorium

3 April 2014

“Brain-Computer Interfaces,” with Dr. Philip Sabes will be presented as part of “Not on the Test: The Pleasures and Uses of Mathematics,” the last of a six-part lecture series co-presented by Berkeley’s Mathematical Science and Research Institute (MSRI) and Berkeley City College (BCC). The event is set for 7 p.m., Wed., Apr. 9, in BCC’s auditorium, 2050 Center St. between Shattuck Ave. & Milvia St., in Berkeley. It is free and open to the public. Get your free tickets at


Dr. Philip SabesDr. Sabes will discuss the basic science and recent technical advances in the field of Brain-Machine interface development, including work from his own laboratory. Brain-Machine Interfaces offer the promise of helping disabled patients by allowing them to control prosthetic limbs, computer interfaces, or other devices directly from the neural signals in their brain.


Dr. Sabes is a Professor of Physiology at the University of California, San Francisco and is director of UCSF’s Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology. He was a Marshall Scholar before earning his Ph.D. in brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He and two members of his lab were awarded the 2013 Annual Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Research Award for their work on the development of artificial somatosensory feedback. Dr. Sabes holds a Jack D. and DeLoris Lange Endowed Chair in Cell Physiology.



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