Leading for Equity Grant Awarded to Berkeley City College Teacher Prep Program


The Berkeley Public Schools Fund awarded a LEADING for Equity Grant of $25,00 for “Grow our Own: Berkeley Teacher of Color Preparation Pipeline.” The project was designed and will be jointly led by a partnership between the Berkeley Unified School District, Berkeley City College, and the City of Berkeley. Education program coordinator Dr. Joya Chavarin is a chief collaborator on this project to develop a framework for adapting and extending the reach of BCC’s Teacher Preparation Program to BUSD students and classified staff.

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BCC Students Awarded Behavioral Health Scholarships

Berkeley City College students Starlissah Stewart and Tyler Bennett were recently awarded the first round of the Alameda County Behavioral Health Career Pipeline Scholarship and Mentorship Program. The award, which could reach $10,000, will support their tuition at their transfer universities.

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Berkeley City College President's Report – September 14, 2022

Enrollment Recap: Who’s at Berkeley City College?

The Fall 2022 semester is underway at Berkeley City College! There’s a definitive buzz around campus as the college hosts our welcome events, registration workshops, and an increased in-person campus. BCC’s outreach efforts including recruitment efforts at local high schools, marketing and news coverage of the “Fall is Free at BCC” campaign have brought a lot of new faces and returning students back to campus.

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“Fall is Free at BCC” Covers Fees for Berkeley City College Students

Berkeley, Calif., August 9, 2022 Berkeley City College has announced the Fall is Free at BCC campaign to support student access and success to higher education for the Fall 2022 semester. Classes start August 22nd.

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Berkeley Mayor Arreguín Glad BCC Milvia St. Project is Moving Forward

On July 7, 2022, a meeting was held between the Peralta Community College District and the City of Berkeley Mayor's Office to discuss the Berkeley City College expansion project at 2118 Milvia Street. The PCCD Bond Program Team hosted the meeting as part of the Bond Program Outreach Community Partner Series, briefing the City of Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Vice Mayor Kate Harrison and other Mayor's Office staff including Dyana Delfín Polk, who serves as Vice President of the Peralta Board of Trustees. District leadership in attendance included Dr. Jannett Jackson (Interim Chancellor), Atheria Smith (Interim Vice Chancellor of General Services), Mark Johnson (Executive Director of Marketing, Communication & Public Relations), Dr. Angelíca Garcia (Berkeley City College President), and Sean Brooks (Berkeley City College Vice President of Administration).

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Berkeley City College President's Report – July 26, 2022

“BCC in the Community” Outreach Launch

Berkeley City College launched the BCC in the Community outreach effort the week of July 11. BCC President Angélica Garcia, Student Ambassador Noel Arikew, Outreach Coordinator Gail Pendleton, Dr. Martin De Mucha Flores, and Public Information Officer Tom Rizza, visited 5 BCC students at their homes and workplaces.

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Berkeley City College President's Report - July 12, 2022

Berkeley City College Visual Arts Student Wins Berkeley PSA Art Contest

Berkeley City College Visual Arts student Jerry Hsiao won first prize in the BCC Art Contest sponsored by the BCC Public Health Club, and funded by the Community Health Education Institute and the City of Berkeley. Club members focus on sugar-sweetened beverage education on the health hazards of sugar, advocacy, and art contests through grants from the Sugar-Sweetened Beverage tax from the City of Berkeley.

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Berkeley City College President's Report


Berkeley City College Educational Master Plan-DREAMing 5 Years Out

The Accreditation Commission for Community & Junior Colleges (ACCJC) sets and evaluates the standards for the California Community College system. BCC’s most recent accreditation peer-team site visit and Institutional Self-Evaluation Report (ISER) highlighted many of the college’s previous strategic priorities, such as growth in Dual Enrollment, increase in equitable transfer rates, growth in career education programs, and comprehensive academic and student supports.

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Leadership Statement on the Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Dear Peralta Community,

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Berkeley City College President's Report

Berkeley City College Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremonies

Berkeley City College held two graduation ceremonies to celebrate the Class of 2022. BCC’s Virtual Graduation ceremony was held live on YouTube on Thursday, May 26. Over 650 students were recognized for receiving degrees, certificates, and noncredit completion.

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