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BHCC Early College Programs Receive Preliminary Designation Status from Baker-Polito Administration Along with a $10K Planning Grant for Program at Charlestown High School

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration announced “preliminary” designation status to 21 early college programs across Massachusetts and awarded more than $80,000 in grants to public colleges, universities and high schools in the midst of developing early college programs.

Early college programs combine traditional high school courses with the opportunity to earn college credit, making college more accessible and affordable to low-income students.

BHCC’s James R.W. (Wick) Sloane Receives Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC)’s James R.W. (Wick) Sloane was awarded the Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service on November 17, 2017, at the annual Performance Recognition Program State House Award Ceremony.

Bunker Hill Community College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

BOSTON, September 19, 2017— Bunker Hill community College celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with series of events that honor the power of Latinx voices, including Frontlines: Latinos & Immigration, a special presentation by Emmy award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa. Registration is required.  


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Celebrating Latinx Entrepreneurs–A Symposium with Boston-area Business Leaders

Washington Monthly Names BHCC Among Best Colleges for Adult Learners

BOSTON, August 30, 2017 — Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) was named one of “The Twelve Most Innovative Colleges for Adult Learners” by Washington Monthly. The article appeared within the publication’s 2017-2018 College Rankings, an annual report released as the September/October 2017 issue.

Just breaking the top 50, the College ranked 49 nationally among the publication’s ranking of “Best Colleges for Adults Learners,” but it was BHCC’s holistic approach to serving the needs of its students that caught the attention of reporter Joshua Alvarez.

Bunker Hill Community College Alumnus to play NCAA Division I Basketball for Alabama State University

BOSTON, August 12, 2017 Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) announces 2017 alumnus and 2016 All-American Fredens Deneus to sign a letter of intent to play for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Alabama State University (ASU) Hornets for the 2017-2018 season.

The signing will take place on Monday, August 14, at 3 p.m., in BHCC’s Gymnasium.

Bunker Hill Community College Awarded $100,000 for C-Town Business Pathways Program

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) received a $100,000 grant from Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program in support of the C-Town Business Pathways program.

A pilot program for students at Charlestown High School, the C-Town Business Pathways Program is a collaboration between BHCC, BUILD, Charlestown High and the Boston Private Industry Council. The program provides high school students the opportunity to earn up to 30 college credits–at no cost to the student–toward an associate degree in business.

Grand Opening of the BCNC Pao Arts Center

The Pao Arts Center, Chinatown’s first community-based arts, culture and education center, is a partnership between the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center and Bunker Hill Community College that reclaims a critical piece of Chinatown’s history. Parcel 24 on Hudson St., which at one time was the home to hundreds of Chinatown residents before they were displaced in the 1960s, has been reimagined as a place for Asian arts, culture and education, and also serves as a community-based space for classes and workshops for Bunker Hill Community College faculty and students.


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