Highlights of October 2020

Adapting to meet the evolving needs of the college community, CCBC continues to provide instructional, training and enrichment opportunities on campus and in virtual environments.

UB partnership smooths transfer process

cartoon bumble beeCCBC has partnered with the University of Baltimore to provide students with a path to save time and money through a streamlined transfer process.

The BeeLine Dual Admission program allows CCBC students who plan to earn their associate degree to apply for early admission to UB. By joining the program, students can receive benefits and services including a dedicated admission counselor, pre-transfer academic advising, access to The Bob Parsons Veteran Center and the Bogomolny Library, student benefits and discounts and more.

CCBC has also signed new articulation agreements with UB highlighting academic pathways that maximize time and money at CCBC while ensuring the smooth transfer of credits. The agreements cover a variety of majors including Law, Psychology, Business, Philosophy, Legal Studies, Politics and Government, and more.

UB offers multiple online degree completer programs, including a B.S. in Business Administration, B.S. in Criminal Justice and B.A. in Policy, Politics and International Affairs, allowing students who have an associate degree to complete their upper division major requirements and general education coursework completely online.

Indigenous Peoples Day celebration honors Native American cultures

indigenous people day artworkCCBC hosted its first Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration on Oct. 12, presenting a virtual ceremony acknowledging and honoring Native American traditions and cultures. The event featured drumming, art, dance, speakers, and a keynote address by CCBC Dean Emeritus Dr. Dennis Seymour, who is Eastern Band Cherokee.

The Indigenous Peoples Day event is a part of CCBC’s Community Book Connection, an interdisciplinary reading and cultural initiative. This year the CBC is focusing its studies on The Truth about Stories by Thomas King and leading activities and events related to Native American and Indigenous histories, stories, culture and struggles.

New podcast connects alumni community

ccbc alumni podcast artwork logoThe onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 forever changed the way we live, work, play, and relate to others. As part of that new dynamic, the CCBC Alumni Office focused on additional ways to communicate with its many audiences.

CCBC’s new Alumni Live @ 5 podcast serves to connect alumni through stories and networking opportunities. Each episode features fascinating stories of CCBC alumni and offers a peek inside the lives of graduates.

Alumni Live @ 5 airs on the CCBC Alumni Facebook page the second Wednesday of each month.