Mar

3

2017

Exonerated Boxer Dewey Bozella Gets One More Shot

Wrongfully imprisoned for 26 years, boxer Dewey Bozella spoke on March 2, 2017, sharing his story of injustice and the perseverance, courage and faith that led to his long overdue exoneration. A featured event of BHCC’s Black History Month Celebration, the presentation was part of an ongoing speaker series addressing urban policing in communities of color.

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Mar

7

2017

BHCC Among Recipients of $11.8 Million in Workforce Skills Capital Grants for a new Engineering Lab

Governor Charlie Baker and other government officials and guests gathered at Greater Lowell Technical High School Friday afternoon to receive the details of the grant.

Mar

7

2017

Exploring Race, Representation and Redefining Black Identity with Hakim Raquib

Boston-based photographer Hakim Raquib aims to negotiate current perspective on race and blackness. Hakim Raquib: Determined Blackness featured contemporary digital mixed-media works that explore historically-determined images of masculinity and social status. Presented as part of BHCC’s Black History Month Celebration, the exhibition ran from February 6 – 28, 2017, at the Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery.

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Mar

10

2017

Making HERstory with Kathy Najimy

Award-winning actress, comedian and activist Kathy Najimy spoke on March 9, 2017, in honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day.

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Mar

15

2017

President Eddinger Responds to New HOPE Lab Study: “Hungry and Homeless in College”

A report released today by Wisconsin HOPE Lab and the Association of Community College Trustees revealed the prevalence of food and housing insecurity on community college campuses nationally.

Mar

24

2017

Ed Davis on Community Policing at BHCC

Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis spoke on March 23, 2017, on the need for fundamental reforms to policing and the criminal justice system in America as part of BHCC’s Difficult Dialogues series.

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Mar

27

2017

The Microsoft Garage Extends Internship Program to Fifteen Bunker Hill Community College Students

Opening its doors to community college students for the first time, the Microsoft Garage offered internships to fifteen Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) students this semester.

Mar

29

2017

Bunker Hill Community College Learn and Earn Program Receives Deval Patrick Award

Bunker Hill Community College received the Deval Patrick Prize for Community Colleges in recognition of its Learn and Earn experiential education and internship program. The annual award from The Boston Foundation acknowledges progress and excellence made by community colleges in establishing employer partnerships and career pathways. Former Governor Deval Patrick presented the award in the amount of $50,000 to President Pam Eddinger on March 22, 2017.