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in Diversity, Equity, Retention, Students

Supporting male students of color

CCBC is an institution that holds diversity, equity and inclusion as a core value. But good words are not enough.  Words are ephemeral, quickly forgotten.  It is action that can influence change for generations at CCBC and we choose action. That is why the college is deeply committed to being purposeful about its equity agenda. We are laying out a…

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in Inspiration, Leadership, Students, Uncategorized

Rethink, Re-envision, Reaffirm

One of the finest moments for every college is the first day of the fall semester when bright, energetic faces fill classrooms before spilling out into hallways and campus quadrangles.  It is wonderful to feel the electricity of students back on our campuses again.  Even though we are not yet fully out of the darkness of the pandemic, we start…

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in Commencement, Events, Inspiration, Students

Congratulations Class of 2021

For the past two years, I have missed the experience of seeing our graduates’ smiling faces gathered under the huge tent at CCBC Essex. Surrounded by friends and family, it was always an impressive sight to behold. While the sights and sounds of our in-person commencement couldn’t truly be replicated, we still celebrated with the same spirit, energy and zest…

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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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