I truly hope that our graduating students comprehend the significance of their accomplishment. Whether it be entering the workforce or transferring to a senior institution, this evening is a night to celebrate. Read the rest of this entry »
This replaces the printed President’s Annual Reports and chronicles BC3′s achievements and successes of the past year.
Many students, faculty and staff are represented here, along with programs, awards and news stories. I am sure you will enjoy this new interactive format, which includes links to photos, videos and news articles. Read the rest of this entry »
I write from Washington, D.C. I have spent the last three days with Ray Steffler, Chair of the BC3 Board of Trustees, attending the Community College National Legislative Summit. We are here with representatives from the country’s 1, 180 community colleges. Our purpose is to meet with federal elected officials and advocate for support.
Today, February 15th, we met with Pennsylvania Congressman Altmire and Senator Casey. In these meetings, we focused on our discussion on maintaining the current level of Pell Grants for our students, The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, and the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act among other issues. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »