MEMBER SIGN IN
Not a member? Become one today!
         iBerkshires     Berkshire Chamber     Berkshire Community College     City of Pittsfield    
Search
Mildred Elley Graduates Ready To Achieve
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
04:55AM / Saturday, May 19, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0


Jennifer Linscott has presented the presidential achievement award. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — More than 100 students became Mildred Elley alumni after crossing the Barrington Stage during Thursday's graduation ceremony.   First to address the graduates was Pittsfield Campus President Annette Jeffes, who asked the graduates to reflect on their time at Mildred Elley.   "Graduation is one of the greatest times in our lives, and it gives you the opportunity to stop and celebrate the culmination of all of your efforts and to truly absorb your new status and start with a new chapter in your life," Jeffes said.   Students graduated with certificates in massage

0 Comments
>> Read More

MCLA Announces Recipients of Berkshire County Educator Recognition Awards
08:38PM / Thursday, May 17, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has announced the recipients of the eighth annual Berkshire County Educator Recognition Award. This award, presented by MCLA in collaboration with Berkshire County K-12 superintendents and Berkshire Community College, was created to honor the region’s exceptional teachers.

The recipients, all of whom recently were recognized at an MCLA ceremony, are Deborah Hartwig (Early Childhood – Community Setting), a Head Start teacher at Berkshire Head Start in Adams; April Mazzeo (Pre-K-Grade 2), a first-grade teacher at Hoosac Valley Elementary School in the Adams-Cheshire School District; Kimberly Comier (Grades 3-6), a

0 Comments
>> Read More

BCC Hires new Community Outreach Counselor for Enrollment Services
08:02PM / Thursday, May 17, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Karen Ruiz León has joined Berkshire Community College as the community outreach counselor for enrollment services.

Ruiz León, who lives in North Adams, previously worked at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she was the advancement communications and engagement associate. Along with her duties in that role, she was also a key part of many of MCLA’s diversity initiatives.  

Ruiz León’s strong and dedicated diversity background and her multilingual abilities will be a major asset as she engages with the many populations across the Berkshires and tries to help them find their pathway to BCC and beyond.

The community

0 Comments
>> Read More

Southern Vermont College Holds 91st Commencement
02:56PM / Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0


BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southern Vermont College recognized 84 degree candidates and 2 certificate recipients at its 91st commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12, on the Greystone Lawn of the Everett Mansion.    An honorary degree of humane letters was awarded to Nicholas T. Pinchuk, chairman and chief executive officer of Snap-on Inc. and formerly president of global refrigeration operations for Carrier Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.    Pinchuk is a leader on workforce development and technical education and careers. Recognizing his role in the formation of the nation's technical education agenda, the Career and Technical Education

0 Comments
>> Read More

BCC Welcomes New Director of Information Technology, Coordinator of Academic Computing
04:02PM / Monday, May 14, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College has announced that Arlen Rauschkolb has joined the college as director of Information Technology and Christian Tenczar has joined as the new coordinator of Academic Computing.

Rauschkolb brings decades of experience in technology management for higher education, including community colleges. He also has a rich academic background with a B.A. in anthropology, M.S. in social and philosophical foundations, M.S. in urban affairs, and doctoral program in urban education.

Rauschkolb is actively involved with organizations that advance academic technology, where he has been a frequent presenter. He is a natural collaborator and a true

0 Comments
>> Read More

BCC Rededicates Theater to the Late Robert Boland
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
08:24PM / Saturday, May 12, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0


Jonathan Daube was one of three former college presidents to join for the event. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — When Catherine Addy was hired to become Berkshire Community College's second president, Robert Boland was nearing retirement.   "I was completely intimidated by him. I thought the best I could do was stay out of his way, let him do his magic, and then kind of step in and take some of the credit because he worked at BCC and so did I. That seemed like a good plan at the time," Addy said.   Boland joined the new Berkshire Community College in 1961. A theater professional, he was chairman of the Theater and Fine Arts Department, overseeing more than 60

1 Comment
>> Read More

MCLA Graduates Told to Find a Career that Captures Heart, Mind
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
04:04PM / Saturday, May 12, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0


NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — College graduates are frequently sent off with a charge of doing their best and making the world a better place. But on Saturday, they were also reminded to reach behind them to help others along the path.    Stephanie Wilson, a member of a select group of humans who have rocketed into space, told the graduating class of 2018 at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts that she hoped that her generation has done its job correctly serving as mentors to their generation.   "Hopefully, we have taught you how to establish a support network, which advice to heed and which advice to discard," said the astronaut and aeronautical engineer,

1 Comment
>> Read More

Lanesborough Votes to Include New Ashford Tuition Revenue In Budget
Staff Reports,
07:17AM / Saturday, May 12, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Town officials voted to include anticipated tuition revenue from New Ashford in the Mount Greylock Regional School budget, against the school official's advice.   Mount Greylock had put forth a budget aimed to keep the town's contribution for Lanesborough Elementary School flat. But, there is still uncertainty around whether or not New Ashford will continue to send their children to the district. The district is raising tuition for New Ashford and next week residents there will decide whether or not to pay it or seek to send their children elsewhere.   Superintendent Kimberly Grady previously told the Lanesborough officials that without knowing

0 Comments
>> Read More

BCC, MCLA Agreement Creates Pathway to Physical Therapy Doctorate
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
03:55PM / Friday, May 11, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0


NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The county's two public colleges are teaming up to create a pathway for physical therapy assistants to continue their education.    Berkshire Community College and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts signed an articulation agreement on Thursday that opens the opportunity for a four-year degree in health sciences with a concentration in pre-physical therapy to BCC graduates.   The health sciences and community health education were added to the degrees offered by MCLA last year. The concentration in pre-physical therapy will now allow BCC students who have earned their associate's degree as a physical therapy assistant to matriculate

1 Comment
>> Read More

'Show {Your School} Love Campaign and Contestí Runs Through May 22
02:14PM / Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week this month (May 7-11), Berkshires MacKid will celebrate Berkshire County K-12 private and public schools and their teachers throughout the month of May in partnership with Realty Street, Mazzeo's Ristorante, Dalton General Store, Tyler and Pine Bakery, Pittsfield Cooperative Bank, and the Pittsfield Suns.

Through May 22, individuals will be able to submit one vote per day per email address for the school of their choice online and then answer a few super quick questions to "show your school love."

The wining school will receive a luncheon in June for its staff courtesy of Realty Street, Mazzeo's Ristorante, Dalton General Store, and

0 Comments
>> Read More

Page 11 of 31... 6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16 ... 31  
Pittsfield.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 106 Main Sreet, P.O. Box 1787 North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2008 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved