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Housatonic Heritage Walks/One Walk at Berkshire Community College, Saturday

Housatonic Heritage Walks, including one walk at Berkshire Community College, on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Other walks, Sept. 20 and 21;  and in October.

http://www.heritage-hikes.org/walks.html#sep21

 

Public Meeting about proposed pipeline tonight at BCC

Notice of public event on campus

 

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission will be hosting both Kinder Morgan representatives and a representative from the Conservation Law Foundation at a Commission meeting, to be held at Berkshire Community College Koussevitzky Auditorium on Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6 p.m.

This will be a public meeting and the public is welcome to attend and listen,  but this will not be a public hearing.

 

 

Today: Constitution Forum

Today, Thursday, September 18th, BCC Instructor, James Arpante will discuss “ How the Constitution Applies to Our Everyday Lives” at 12:15pm in the SBA lounge.  A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Forum Credit available.

 

Massachusetts Green Career Conference – October 1, 2014

http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/899139/7a9c8974bf/1454012733/c18bc5acf3/

Register @ http://greencareer.eventbrite.com

BCC and Berkshire Natural Resource Council Family Fishing Fest.\\ Free to BCC affiliated

BCC has teamed up with Berkshire Natural Resource Council for a Family Fishing Festival, being offered FREE to BCC students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their guests this Saturday, 9/13, from 10am-2pm!

Everyone will meet at the Burbank Park Boat Launch area at Onota Lake in Pittsfield, and the instructor from Mass Wildlife will have fishing equipment if needed. This event is for all ages, and for beginners to advanced, lessons will be offered to people who would like them…

 

Just a heads-up that the YMCA has a 5K event there the same day with their signage around, but we’ll be in a slightly different location.

Please sign up by calling the number below, replying to this email, or stopping by the Paterson front desk.

Take advantage of this fun day!

See you there,

 

Lauren Pellegrino

Director of Recreational Services

Paterson Fieldhouse

Berkshire Community College

1350 West Street

Pittsfield, MA  01201

413-236-1661

lpellegr@berkshirecc.edu

 

 

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking, a forum at BCC (& folk music by Russell Ford)

“The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking” by Edward B. Burger, President, Southwestern University

12:15 this Thursday SBA Lounge, preceded by folk music by student Russell Ford at 11:30 am

 

For more on Burger, see e.g. Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Burger, which cites some of his distinctions:

 

2014 President, Southwestern University

2012 “Global Hero in Education”, named by Microsoft Corporation

2010 Telly Award, for the “Mathletes” episode of the NBC-Universal Emmy Award winning TV series “The Science of the Olympic Winter Games”

2010 Game Changer by The Huffington Post

2010 $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching from Baylor University

2006 “100 Best of America”, Listed in Reader’s Digest Annual Special Issue as Best Math Teacher

2001 Robert W. Hamilton Book Award, for “The Heart of Mathematics” with Michael Starbird