in Community, Equity, Events

Assault on democracy

On January 6, many of us watched in disbelief as the U.S. Capitol was desecrated while an unruly mob of our own citizens attempted a coup to overturn the results of a lawful election. It was a dark day for America, no matter your political allegiance. The shocking image of rioters roaming freely through the halls of Congress will leave…

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in Community, Inspiration, Students, Uncategorized

Holiday greetings

For most of us, this year’s holiday season is nothing like any we have ever experienced. It closes out a year filled with apprehension and uncertainty, but one marked by impressively high levels of teamwork, innovation and achievement. If 2020 has shown us anything, it is that our CCBC community is resilient, creative, determined and caring. Most of all, caring….

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in Students

Applauding tutors

College courses are challenging, even under the best circumstances. For students working to conquer new subject areas, understand difficult concepts, or be successful in their first online class experience, a little help can go a long way. During International Tutor Appreciation Week, we celebrate all those who promote student success on a personal level. Tutors work one-on-one with students in…

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in Events, Inspiration

Commemorating 9/11

On September 11, 2001 many of us sat stunned, huddled by our radios or in front of television screens, listening to news of the unimaginable. The World Trade Center in New York City had been attacked!  On that day—and the days that followed—we truly believed that nothing in our lifetimes would ever equal this disruption to our world…and we would…

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in Community, Donors, Leadership

Charting a path to our next normal

In early July, I engaged a group of CCBC’s major donors in a virtual conversation about the impact of COVID-19 on the college.  My message was similar to those regularly shared with faculty and staff – reflecting upon how far we’ve come since shutting down due to the pandemic, where we currently are and where we hope to go as…

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