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BCC Announces Fall Semester Dean's List
04:48PM / Thursday, January 16, 2020
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College has announced its fall 2019 Dean's List.

To be eligible for the list, full-time students must have declared a major; completed a minimum of 12 non-repeated, traditionally graded credit hours during the spring semester; and achieved a 3.250 to 3.749 grade point average for Honors, or a 3.750 to 4.000 grade point average for High Honors.

Part-time students are eligible for the list if they meet the same requirements, except that their credit hours may have been completed during the fall and spring semesters of one academic year.

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Allison Armata, Rebekah Baker, Madeline Zelazo

Grace Kelley

Michaela Larkin, Kia

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Pittsfield School Committee Reorganizes
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
02:32AM / Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Pittsfield School Committee will see little change in its governance after reorganizing last week.    Superintendent Jason McCandless handed the gavel to Chairwoman Katherine Yon after the committee unanimously voted to re-elect her as chairman.   "I am honored you have the faith in my leadership as we work together for the Pittsfield Public Schools," Yon said.    Daniel Elias was elected vice chairman and William Cameron was elected clerk.   Yon took a moment to welcome newly elected School Committee members Mark Brazeau and Alison McGee.   Yon said Brazeau has three children who went through the school system and

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Williams Libraries Receives Collections from Celebrated Poet, Scholar
01:39AM / Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams Libraries has received collections of books, manuscripts and record albums documenting the life and work of one of America' most influential poets and scholars: Sterling Allen Brown, a Class of 1922 graduate of Williams College.

Brown's family made the donation to the Williams College Archives, where the materials will be preserved, cataloged and made accessible to researchers in Special Collections. The gift includes Brown's personal library, manuscripts, photographs and sound recordings, providing deeper insight into his legacy, especially his devotion to the development of a literature about authentic Black folklife.

"The

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College Notes: Late Summmer & Fall 2019
04:23PM / Monday, December 30, 2019
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  Noah Chicoine of North Adams was among 15 students who participated in a pilot mathematical consulting class in the spring semester atthat allowed them to research the campus' electrical needs and analyze and optimize the joint operation of the two hydropower plants in Potsdam, N.Y.   Taught by Marko Budisic, assistant professor of mathematics, the class is a part of a nation-wide Mathematical Association of America program, Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematics (PICMath) that aims to connect students in mathematical sciences with industrial partners in order to enable students to work on real industry problem, and highlight the range of

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Williams Astronomy Professor Heading to India for Annular Eclipse
01:38AM / Tuesday, December 24, 2019
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Jay Pasachoff, the Field Memorial professor of astronomy at Williams College and chair of the International Astronomical Union's Working Group on Solar Eclipses, is heading to India to view a solar eclipse on Thursday, Dec. 26.

According to Pasachoff, the moon will be a little farther from Earth than average, so it will not completely cover the sun's bright disk, leaving a ring known as an annulus of bright everyday sunlight. Though up to 93 percent of the sun will be covered, to see this "annular eclipse" safely, people should still use special solar-safe filters or look at projected images. Near the maximum of the eclipse, images will be

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Eight PHS Musicians Accepted into Senior District Orchestra
04:51PM / Thursday, December 19, 2019
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Eight Pittsfield High School orchestra students have been accepted into the Western Massachusetts Senior District Orchestra - with four of those students having high enough scores to receive an All-State recommendation.

PHS orchestra students will perform in Western District Symphony orchestra in January at UMass Amherst Performing Arts Center with other students in Western Massachusetts who were accepted through auditions.

Students with All State recommendations will audition at the state level at Shrewsbury High school on Saturday, Jan. 25, for a chance to perform at Symphony Hall in Boston in March.

The students are: Gerdlie Jean-Louis, principal of viola

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Barr Foundation Funds 'Portrait of a Graduate' Project for Five Berkshire County High Schools
02:05PM / Thursday, December 19, 2019
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Barr Foundation has awarded $250,000 to the Berkshire County Education Task Force and Berkshire Tomorrows, an arm of the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, to enable five County high schools to develop "a portrait of a graduate."

The participating schools are the Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School, Drury High School, Lee Middle and High School, Pittsfield High School and Taconic High School.

The Barr Foundation describes "A Portrait of a Graduate" as "a collective vision of what all high school students will know and be able to do by graduation. To create a portrait of a graduate educators, parents, students,

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BCC Hires New Faculty, Staff
04:23PM / Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College has hired new faculty and staff on campus.

Melody Fisher has been hired as the assistant professor of psychology at the college. Previously, she taught at BCC as an adjunct for three years and has taught in Boston, Mass. Recently, Fisher worked at Hillcrest Educational Centers as a clinician and for Williams College running an after-school enrichment program for elementary school children. She lives in Williamstown, has a bachelor of arts degree from Brandeis University, where she double-majored in English and psychology, and has earned her doctorate degree at UMass-Boston.

Sarah Giasullo has been hired as the assistant professor of

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Berkshire Community College Wins Prestigious Sustainability Award
03:44PM / Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College was one of eight state organizations that was recognized at the 13th annual Leading by Example awards for clean energy initiatives in public higher education in the commonwealth by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources.

The Leading by Example program is administered by the Department of Energy Resources and works collaboratively with state agencies and public colleges and universities to advance clean energy and sustainable practices that reduce the environmental impacts of state government operations. The awards were presented at a State House ceremony by DOER Commissioner Judith Judson and Division of Capital Asset

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