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Bern Nadette Stanis

"Thelma" from "Good Times" Kicks-Off BCC's African American History Month Events Thursday, Feb. 5

Best known for her role as Thelma Evans-Anderson, the middle child and only daughter of Florida and James Evans Sr., on the CBS sitcom “Good Times” (1974 to 1979), Bern Nadette Stanis, actress, author and spokesperson, will kick-off BCC’s African American History Month events on Thursday, Feb. 5.

BCC to Participate in Mount Holly's Fire & Ice Festival Saturday, Jan. 31

Burlington County College (BCC) will proudly feature celebrity chef Eddie Berner raising funds for student scholarships, a team of students entering a chili competition and tours of its Culinary Arts Center in support and sponsorship of the 2015 Fire & Ice Festival in historic downtown Mount Holly on Saturday, Jan. 31.  

Chef Tim Witcher

BCC Hosts Events in Honor of African American History Month

“Thelma” from “Good Times,” local celebrity chefs, cultural cuisine, bus trips and a movie showing are among some of the highlights of Burlington County College’s (BCC) African American History Month happenings.

BCC Hosts Startup Star Contest in Search of Future Student Entrepreneurs

Burlington County College (BCC), Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce (BCRCC), and TD Bank, are sponsoring this year’s Startup Star competition—a business plan contest designed to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.

BCC Hosts Give Kids A Smile Day Feb. 6

Children in need will receive free dental care at Burlington County College’s (BCC) 11th annual “Give Kids A Smile! Day,” Friday, Feb. 6. The one-day program is part of the American Dental Association’s annual push to bring attention to the number one childhood disease, tooth decay.

Historic Effort to Increase Childhood Literacy Announced

The Burlington County College (BCC) First Book Initiative that delivered more than 40,000 free, high-quality books to children in need last year, will expand to Mercer County in partnership with Mercer County Community College (MCCC), the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education and the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.

Free Alzheimer's Disease Lecture Series

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Burlington County, sponsored in part by Burlington County College (BCC), is hosting a free two-part lecture series about Alzheimer’s disease with an expert from the Alzheimer’s Association, Delaware Valley Chapter.

BCC Women's Soccer Team

Lady Barons Soccer Team Receives Sportsmanship Award

Burlington County College’s (BCC) women’s soccer team recently received the Sportsmanship Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's (NSCAA) Ethics Committee.

“We play with respect,” said Kathleen DeLitta, head coach of the women’s soccer team.  “We respect the officials, the crowd, our teammates, our school, the coaching staff, the opponent and the game.”

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