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CCBC EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP IN WASHINGTON COUNTY TO OFFER AFFORDABLE AND TRANSFERABLE CREDIT CLASSES

11/18/2014

Building upon the College’s experience working with Washington County employers to train their workforce, CCBC will offer 46 new credit courses at its Southpointe location, starting on January 12, 2015, that will lead toward a variety of degree and certificate programs. With the addition of the credit courses and a 25% increase in noncredit course offerings, the College now offers close to 90 credit and noncredit courses at CCBC @ Southpointe.

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COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO HONOR AND REMEMBER VETERANS

11/17/2014

On Saturday, November 15, Community College of Beaver County and the office of Senator Elder Vogel, Jr. partnered with businesses and organizations from across the county to host a Veterans Salute Breakfast, a one-stop event where veterans and families could meet with each other and learn more about the local resources available to them.

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ATTENTION POTENTIAL REGISTERED NURSING (RN I) STUDENTS

11/13/2014

“In-House” applications for HESI testing for potential acceptance to the Fall 2015 Registered Nursing (RN I) clinical start will be available Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Information and Registration Center, in the Student Services Center. Please read through the packet carefully for the testing dates, testing times, and the deadlines to turn in your application with payment for testing. If you have any questions please contact the IRC at 724-480-3504.

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PENN STATE AND CCBC SIGN COMPREHENSIVE ARTICULATION AGREEMENT

11/11/2014

Administrators from Penn State University and the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) have signed a comprehensive agreement to facilitate the transfer of CCBC students into nine baccalaureate degree programs at 14 Penn State campuses, including Penn State Beaver. The agreement is effective this fall and was announced by Dr. Donna J. Kuga, Penn State Beaver’s interim chancellor, and Dr. Chris Reber, CCBC president, at a recent meeting at CCBC.

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CUSTOMIZED TRAINING AT CCBC AND BCCTC PROVIDES DISPLACED HORSEHEAD WORKERS WITH NEW SKILLS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES

10/28/2014

For over 30 years, Community College of Beaver County has worked with employers to provide customized workforce development training programs to improve the productivity and capabilities of their workers. A new approach to the training was created when USWA Local Union 8183 President, John Jeffers, reached out to CCBC and the Beaver County Career & Technology Center (BCCTC) to seek out retraining programs that are close to home and could be tailored to individual needs. Once the groundwork was completed, what followed was a win-win partnership between two neighbors who are providing displaced Horsehead workers with training that will prepare them for a high-priority occupational field.

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