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GLOBAL INDUSTRY LEADERS INVEST $85,000 IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BEAVER COUNTY

1/18/2018

CCBC has recently received $85,000 of philanthropic investment from industry leaders in the energy and advanced manufacturing sectors to fuel the expansion of CCBC’s regionally-distinctive Process Technology Program. The gifts include investments of $70,000 from Chevron Appalachia, LLC, $10,000 from BASF, and $5,000 from the Ecolab Foundation, which will provide additional support to fund the purchase of state-of-the-art educational equipment for the expanding Process Technology program.

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CCBC RECEIVES $1 MILLION GIFT FROM ALLEGHENY FOUNDATION

12/14/2017

Community College of Beaver County has received a landmark $1 million gift from the Allegheny Foundation of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The gift will fund the Phase I expansion of the College’s Process Technology program and purchase a custom-built pilot plant for use in the program curriculum.

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CCBC AND GENEVA COLLEGE ANNOUNCE ASSOCIATE/BACHELOR DEGREE NURSING PARTNERSHIP

12/13/2017

This fall, the Geneva College Board of Trustees approved a new program for nursing in cooperation with the Community College of Beaver County. On Wednesday, the two institutions made their partnership official with a signing ceremony at CCBC’s Center Township campus.

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CCBC HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIES PARTNER WITH THE GRABLE FOUNDATION TO HOST INTERACTIVE CAREER EXPLORATION DAYS

12/6/2017

Funded by a $10,000 grant from The Grable Foundation, AIM for the Future Fridays – Career Awareness, Inspire Learning, Make your Dream Happen – builds on the success of CCBC’s innovative High School Academy model by bringing more than 500 high school students from the region to the campus for high-impact learning experiences throughout the fall and spring semesters. The events are designed to foster awareness of high-demand career opportunities, inspire future participation in the CCBC High School Academies, and prepare students to launch career-focused educational plans.

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CCBC ESTABLISHES WILLIAM R. MINTON SCHOLARSHIP

11/22/2017

The CCBC Foundation recently announced the establishment of the William R. Minton Scholarship Fund. A generous gift from William Minton’s surviving wife, Abigail Minton and her family, the scholarship celebrates the legacy of Mr. Minton. The $20,000 endowed scholarship is available to students pursuing an education in construction or the trades.

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COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BEAVER COUNTY SIGNS TRANSFER AGREEMENTS WITH ST. BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY

11/20/2017

Community College of Beaver County has signed transfer agreements with three academic departments and the schools of Business and Communication at St. Bonaventure University. The agreements afford CCBC students the opportunity to pre-plan their college careers and to facilitate the transfer process to St. Bonaventure University, a highly regarded Franciscan university in the Southern Tier of New York, about 3.5 hours from Beaver County.

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