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New England News
8:02 am
Sat December 20, 2014

State Awards Berkshire Community College Manufacturing Grant

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For the third straight year, Massachusetts has included Berkshire Community College in its Amp It Up! advanced manufacturing grant program.

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New England News
12:10 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Gov. Patrick Highlights Berkshire Focus In Lenox

Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Mass.) on the right speaks with Bob Coakley, chairman of the Kennedy Park Committee in Lenox Town Hall.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has just over a month left in office. The Democrat made his way out to westernmost portion of the commonwealth for what may his last visit as governor Monday.

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New England News
12:34 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Calculus And Zombies? How To Use Math To Defeat The Walking Dead

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With Halloween creeping closer on Friday, a Williams College professor and author is giving a very timely, yet eyebrow-raising talk at Berkshire Community College tomorrow. Colin Adams is a mathematics professor, humor columnist for the Mathematical Intelligencer and author whose new book is titled Zombies & Calculus.

Adams spoke with WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis to explain how the characters in the novel use math to battle zombies.

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New England News
6:14 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

BCC, UAlbany Sign Agreement For Atmospheric Science Students

UAlbany interim senior vice president for academic affairs and provost Tim Mulcahy signs the agreement as BCC President Ellen awaits her turn.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Berkshire Community College and the University at Albany have an agreement today allowing atmospheric science students to transfer between the schools and across state borders.

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New England News
4:11 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Talk At Berkshire Community College Will Highlight Cold Cases

Dr. Sarah Stein
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There are more than 185,000 unresolved murders in the United States. A talk this Saturday at Berkshire Community College will focus on how cases go cold and the methods law enforcement agencies use to solve them.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Meals And Music Mark MLK Day

More than 50 people came to First United Methodist Church of Pittsfield for a community meal on Monday, honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

People across the country are taking part in a national day of service to mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

More than 50 people came out for a meal and some entertainment at First United Methodist Church in Pittsfield Monday afternoon. Nine year-old Gavin Trautman was busy running around handing out food and drinks.

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New England News
4:04 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Taconic HS and BCC Showcase High-Tech Partnership

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A western Massachusetts high school is showing off its new high-tech manufacturing equipment.

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New England News
6:00 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Mass. Secretary of Education Makes First Tour of Berkshires

Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone (center) meets with education leaders at Berkshire Community College.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

The recently appointed Massachusetts Secretary of Education visited with school superintendents and local officials in the Berkshires today to hear suggestions for improving the state education system.

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