Berkeley City College Receives $2.8 Million CIRM Grant

On July 20th, the governing Board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) voted to award $51.08 million to fifteen community colleges and universities across California, including Berkeley City College (BCC), to fund programs that will help train the next generation of stem cell researchers. As part of the CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research and Therapy program award, BCC will receive $2,806,896 over five years.

On July 27, Berkeley City College President Dr. Angélica Garcia informed the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees about the College’s award and its impact on student success, equity, and workforce development. This is the kind of partnership and collaboration between higher education, science, and industry partners that serves local communities.

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Virtual Matchmaking event for Berkeley City College's new building project

On June 30, 2021 at 9am, Peralta Community College District's Bond Program will host an overview and virtual matchmaking session for the Berkeley City College West - Milvia Project. Firms will then have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the project's Design-Build Team, XL Construction/Ratcliff, to discuss subcontracting opportunities.

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Berkeley City College President's Report


Annual Berkeley City College Student Success Day

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Congratulations Graduates

Friday, May 28, 2021 is Graduation Day across the Peralta Community College District.  Congratulations to all the brilliant, tenacious, dedicated students who are 2021 Graduates of Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College, and Merritt College.  You did it!  

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Berkeley City College President's Report

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Remembering BCC Student Demetrius Roosevelt Fleming-Davis

At Berkeley City College, we transform lives. It is devastating when one of those lives is tragically lost. This past weekend we learned that BCC student Demetrius Roosevelt Fleming-Davis was struck and killed by a stray gunshot in West Oakland on April 10, 2021. He was 18 years old. He would have turned 19 last Thursday. I am heartbroken by this tragedy and another senseless killing in our community. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends. 

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Peralta Colleges Foundation March Madness raises $30,000 for Students

On Thursday, March 25, 2021, the Peralta Colleges Foundation held a virtual event and auction March Madness: Race Toward Building Careers. The incredibly successful event raised $30,000 to be used for student scholarships.

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Berkeley City College President's Report: April 13, 2021

Berkeley City College Guided Pathways Overview

Guided Pathways at Berkeley City College is grounded in the college’s vision and core values: student-centeredness; a focus on academic excellence; commitment to diversity, equity and social justice; and promotion of innovative thinking.

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BCC Student Artwork to be Displayed at Berkeley YMCA

The Berkeley YMCA will display the artwork of two Berkeley City College students: Daniel Phounsavan and Greg Singleton. Both of the featured pieces were a part of the Artists Resisting Soda city-wide contest that took place earlier this year.

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Berkeley City College Student Selected for NASA Virtual Experience

Berkeley, CA – NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) selected Nadine Ordaz of Berkeley, California to attend the NCAS Virtual Experience, March 1-11, 2021.

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