CCBC hosts Open House to assist Brightwood students

Dec 12, 2018 | by Hope H. Davis | 443.840.5053 (office) | 410.971.5560 (cell)

CCBC is reaching out to students impacted by Brightwood College’s recent closure, inviting them to an Open House event, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 5 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18 at CCBC Catonsville, Arts Lounge, Center for the Arts. Students are encouraged to bring copies of academic records or official/unofficial transcripts from Brightwood or other colleges they may have attended.

Representatives from a variety of CCBC departments will be on hand to meet with students and help them explore their options. Advisors, financial aid representatives, academic program faculty and staff, transcript evaluators, members of the admissions team and more will be available.

Former Brightwood students can pursue associate degrees and industry certifications in a variety of CCBC career program that correspond to former Brightwood offerings including:
CCBC also offers numerous other degrees, certificate and workplace certification programs to choose from for those interested in exploring other career options.

The Open House is free and reservations are not required. There is no cost for students to apply or register. Additionally, the fee for Prior Learning Assessment or credit by exam will be reduced and scholarships will be available to assist with tuition and fees.

For more information call 443-840-4392 or visit Additionally, visit the Maryland Higher Education Commission website at for helpful information specific to Brightwood students.


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Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, more than 63,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers.

CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. CCBC is nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, among the nation’s top associate degree producers, and designated as a Military Times Best College 2018.

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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