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One-on-One Writing Tutors Now Available by Appointment – Click here to learn more!

17 March 2015

One-on-one writing tutors are NOW available. Download the Spring 2015 One-on-One Writing Tutor flyer, and the Online Writing Tutor flyer.

 

Tutors are available Tuesday-Thursday at SOUTH CAMPUS (2070 Allston Way, room 201) from 1:30-5:30 and on Fridays from 1:30-3:30

 

Tutors are Available Wednesday evenings at the MAIN CAMPUS LRC from 6:00-8:00 and on Saturdays from 1:00-3:00

 

NEW: ONLINE TUTORING is now also available.  Students can schedule an appointment (including appointments for online tutoring) by emailing us at LRC.SC@peralta.edu

 

For more information, please visit the websites for the South Campus LRC and the Main Campus LRC

Filed under: Academics, General

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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S.T.E.M. Careers Talk – Bioremediation: Using Microbes to Treat Our Wastewater – Tues., Mar. 17 at 12:15 – 1 pm, Rm 431

4 March 2015

The second S.T.E.M Careers Talk will be on Tuesday, March 17, from 12:15 – 1 pm in Room 431. The topic of discussion will be Bioremediation: Using Microbes to Treat Our Wastewater. The 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 explores Biofuels (March 3), 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:

 

Filed under: General, Lecture Series

Dr. Joan Eldestein, UCSF/Sacramento State, To Discuss Nursing School & Careers on Tues., Mar. 17 from 6-7 pm, Rm 34

4 March 2015

On March 17th, the Pre-Nursing Club will welcome Joan Edelstein for a discussion and Q&A from 6-7 in room 34. Joan has worked as a nurse in Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Community Health. She has a bachelors in Psychology, and two masters, one in Nursing and the other in Public Health. Joan also holds a doctorate in Public Health. She teaches at UCSF in the Masters Entry Program in Nursing as well as at Sacramento State in the School Nurse Credential Program.

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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

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.

 

 

Filed under: General, Lecture Series

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

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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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