ACCT Annual Congress 08

October 29, 2008

I write as I am on the 40th floor of the Marriott New York Grand Marquis in Times Square.  The City is at its normal hustle-and-bustle for another business day.  Spirits seem high with yesterday’s huge gain on Wall Street. 

The Association of Community College Trustees 39th Annual Leadership Conference begins today.  Some of the sessions I will attend include 24-7 Media, Textbook Costs, College Crisis Management and Future Profiles of Community College Students. 

Here’s to a great conference and some best practices I can bring back to BC3!


BC3 Help Line

October 20, 2008

This post is by guest blogger, John Kearney, Vice President of Student Services at BC3.

It’s hard to believe its already past midterm for the fall 2008 semester.  I hope that your classes are going well and that you are enjoying the early fall weather on our beautiful campus. 

It’s perfect weather for taking a walk at BC3.  On my walks, I can’t help but notice all of the activity at the construction site for the new Student Success Center.  The project is on schedule with most of the walls up and most of the building under a roof now. Read the rest of this entry »


Heart Walk

October 13, 2008

BC3 Heart Walk Team

This past Saturday, October 12, several hundred people participated in the American Heart Association’s Annual Butler County Heart Walk.  This is the second consecutive year the event was held on our Main Campus.

Dozens of people mentioned the beauty of our campus to me – construction projects and all!  The weather made for a picture perfect day as we walked three miles to fight heart disease.  Read the rest of this entry »