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Mayor’s GRAD Last Mile Fund to Benefit Bunker Hill Community College Students

Today, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of the GRAD Last Mile Fund, an innovative scholarship program to support students heading into their last semesters at Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) and four other local colleges.

Launched in partnership with the Frieze Family Foundation, the GRAD Last Mile Fund will provide up to $2,500 to students for whom financial hardships are a barrier to cover non-academic costs such as transportation, rent and child and medical care. Candidates must be Boston residents and have demonstrated financial need.

Bunker Hill Community College Ranks Ninth in the Nation for Racial and Ethnic Diversity

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) was named one of the “Colleges with the Greatest Racial and Ethnic Diversity” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The list appeared within the publication’s Almanac of Higher Education 2018-19, an annual data report showcasing best in class for enrollment, completion, research and diversity.

Bunker Hill Community College President Pam Eddinger joins Boston Foundation Board of Directors

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) President Pam Eddinger was elected to a five-year term with the Boston Foundation Board of Directors.

BHCC has worked closely with the Foundation on projects and initiatives designed to improve outcomes and opportunities for students and graduates across Greater Boston including the Foundation’s Success Boston college completion initiative.

BHCC’s Mussie Teshome Demisse Honored as one of “29 Who Shine”

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) student Mussie Teshome Demisse was one of the 29 graduates of Massachusetts public colleges and universities honored at the State House May 4, 2018. Governor Charlie Baker, Secretary of Education James Peyser and Commissioner of Higher Education Carlos E. Santiago attended the “29 Who Shine” ceremony.

Bunker Hill Community College and MassBay Students Place 1st at Annual Mass Society of Radiologic Technologists Buzz Bowl

Bunker Hill Community College and MassBay Community College are pleased to announce a student radiology team has placed first at this year’s Massachusetts Society of Radiologic Technologists (MSRT) Buzz Bowl competition. The Buzz Bowl was part of the MSRT 87th Annual Conference and this year’s theme was “Wild About Radiology.”

Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Rosalin Acosta to Speak at Bunker Hill Community College Commencement

Boston, May 7, 2018 – State Secretary Rosalin Acosta will be the keynote speaker at Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC)’s 44th Commencement exercises, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, on the Charlestown Campus.

“Secretary Acosta can understand the challenges faced by many of our students,” said BHCC President Pam Eddinger. “She shares the passion of promoting pathways into the workforce through education and training.”

BHCC Students Honored at State House Ceremony

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, two Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) students were honored at a ceremony hosted by the Massachusetts Community College Executive Office (MCCEO), celebrating 34 of the highest academic achievers of the Commonwealth’s community college system.

BHCC’s Susan Benitez and Mussie Demisse were presented with medallions and certificates for being named to Phi Theta Kappa’s (PTK) All-Massachusetts Academic Team.

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