October 22, 2010
BC3 scholarships memorialize three Seneca Valley Seniors. Click photo to read more. (L to R): Spencer Mathew and Drew Mathew from the Zelienople Volunteer Fire Department, Dr. Nick Neupauer, BC3 President and Ray Steffler, Chairman of the BC3 Board of Trustees at the Oak Hills Legacy Dinner.
The Oak Hills Legacy Dinner was held this past Saturday. The event is the equivalent of a homecoming at a university.
The dinner was memorable for me in so many ways.
First, my wife, Tammy, and I were able to bring our youngest daughter to her first College dinner. Second, this marked the first time that scholarship recipients were invited to the event (they were even seated with those who funded their respective scholarships). Third, the 30th anniversary of BC3′s Metrology program was celebrated. And, fourth, the Distinguished Alumni winners speeches were spectacular! Read the rest of this entry »
October 12, 2010
Last week, Butler County Community College took another step forward as a regional institution of higher learning.
On Friday, October 8, the College announced an expansion into the Upper Allegheny region of PA. BC3 will offer distance education as well as face-to-face classes to students in Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Potter, Venango, and Warren counties. We will do so by using the Jefferson County Career Center, Potter County Community Education Council (CEC), Port Allegany CEC, St. Mary’s Warren-Forest Higher Education Council and the Clarion County Career Center. Read the rest of this entry »