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Congratulations, Dr. Tomaneng!

22 May 2017

Congratulations to Berkeley City College President Rowena Tomaneng on the completion of the doctorate degree in International/ Multicultural Education, with a concentration in Human Rights Education. The BCC family is proud to call you Dr. Tomaneng!

Dr. Rowena Tomaneng

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BCC Student Art Gallery Through August on 4th Floor

20 May 2017

Join us in celebrating the hard work of Drawing and Composition students of Fall 2016-Spring 2017, 5-7pm on Friday night, May 26, on the fourth floor. The temporary exhibition (read once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable experience) will showcase Beginning students’ Final Projects, 6 foot human-animal hybrids in pencil that will line the halls; the title of the show is “Conference of Creatures”, and indeed, these drawings bring imaginative creatures to life. The show will also highlight Intermediate and Special Project student work.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Braman, Instructor of Art History and Fine Arts, jbraman@peralta.edu

 

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Thi Bui Presents: Re-Examining the Refugee Story, Thurs., 5/18, @ 7-8pm, Auditorium

18 May 2017

 

“Re-Examining the Refugee Story” will be presented by Thi Bui, author, artist, and teacher, on May 18, from 7 – 8 pm, in the Berkeley City College Auditorium. Berkeley City College is located at 2050 Center St., downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station. This even is free and open to the public.

Thi Bui is a critically acclaimed writer, artist, and former public school teacher.  She came to the U.S. as a refugee in the aftermath of the Vietnam War, and continues to advocate for refugees and immigrants today.

Her graphic novel “The Best We Could Do” was published on March 7.  There will be a book signing afterward.

Thi Bui Flyer

For more information about this event, contact Joan Berezin, jberezin@peralta.edu

More information about Thi Bui:

http://www.abramsbooks.com/thebestwecoulddo/

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/best-we-could-do-thi-bui-honors-family-s-immigration-n726626

http://www.sfgate.com/books/article/The-Best-We-Could-Do-by-Thi-Bui-10989729.php

https://www.yomyomf.com/thi-bui-refugee-graphic-novelist/

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BCC Closed on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Observance of Malcolm X Birthday

17 May 2017

Berkeley City College will be closed on Friday, May 19, 2017 for Malcolm X’s Birthday Observance.

Find out more about Malcolm X

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Finals Week: The Stress Awakens

16 May 2017

… but the BCC Library can help! Starting tomorrow, 5/17, we will provide coffee, snack bars, and free printing through the end of finals week, 5/26.

Finals Week flyer

Events Calendar

  • KICK-OFF tomorrow: 5/17 – Therapy Dogs 12:15 – 1:30 pm, Atrium
  • Massages: 5/17 from 2-5pm, and 5/24 from 11-2pm
  • Ask Janine: 5/18 – five minute stress tips, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Motivational button-making: 5/22 and 5/23 @ College hour (get a personalized motivational button from Librarian Jeanie)
  • YOGA and MEDITATION: 5/24 @ College Hour, Room 33

 

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Surveys & Slices – BCC Atrium @ College Hour on 5/17 and 5/18

15 May 2017

surveys-and-slices flyer

Tell us your thoughts and get a slice of pizza! It’s that easy!

Monday 15th, Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th

College Hour in the Atrium

We want to know how BCC is doing specifically surrounding support and advocacy for the LGBTQ+ Community

For more information, contact the Campus Life Office, Tiffany Taylor, tataylor@peralta.edu

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Re-think Justice End-of-the-semester Events – May 8 – 11 @ College Hour

6 May 2017

Review ♦ Rethink ♦ Act ↔ Rethink Justice

Racial Justice/Treatment of Immigrants
Homelessness & Housing Justice
Income & Wealth Inequalities
Education Justice

Rethink Justice S17 Flyer

EVENTS:

May 8 & 9 – Art/Poster Gallery Walk in the Atrium and Jerry Adams Gallery, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

May 10 & 11 – Student Discussions in Rooms 32, 33, and 34, 12:15 – 1:30 pm

Student Voices Needed:

  • Help students see relevance of learning to the fundamental questions and challenges facing themselves and society today
  • Encourage collaboration across disciplines and programs
  • Promote collective reflection around how our community does and can better serve our values, especially the value of equity
  • Help foster the sense of a community of learning that enhances the whole college and area.

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Town Hall: New Building Update & Feedback – Thurs., May 4 @ 12:10 – 1:20 pm, Auditorium

2 May 2017

New Building Town Hall flyer

Join our town Hall with Guest Presenters Laura McCarty, PCCD Director, Capital Projects, and Merideth Marschak, Noll & Tam Architects.

New Building is located at 2118 Milvia Street.

 

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