Mourning the loss of a dear friend of BC3

February 17, 2011

Doris Lyon Rose

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 »

BC3 @ LindenPointe Expansion

February 2, 2011

The spring 2011 semester is off and running!

While this is certainly an exciting time at any of our BC3 campus locations, it is even more so at our BC3 @ LindenPointe in Hermitage, Mercer County.

BC3 @ LindenPointe¬†has expanded its footprint from an original 4,000 square foot facility to a beautiful, state-of-the art 20,000 square foot gem. Thanks to our own BC3 Education Foundation, Inc., BC3 @ LindenPointe has 8 new classrooms, 2 computer labs, 1 science lab, and outdoor patio, student lounges, and additional parking. Read the rest of this entry »