Workforce Development Center Offers Self-Defense Training for Airlines' Personnel
The Workforce Development Center at Bunker Hill Community College is offering a Crew Member Self-Defense Training (CMSDT) program for all actively employed flight and cabin crew members of U.S. passenger and cargo carriers. The one-day hands-on training course, which is free of cost to qualified crew members, will be offered on the following dates: 1) Sunday, October 30: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 2) Sunday, November 13: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 3) Sunday, December 11: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bunker Hill Community College to Host Regional Sustainability Symposium, Nov. 3-4, 2011
Bunker Hill Community College will host the first Northeast Regional Collaborative Symposium of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) on November 3-4, 2011, in collaboration with Second Nature, a non-profit organization that seeks to create a sustainable society by transforming higher education. The ACUPCC, a network of more than 700 signatory members, represents the best practices of higher education to equip society to re-stabilize the earth’s climate.
College Receives $2.2 Million U.S. Department of Labor Grant for IT Career Training
Bunker Hill Community College will receive $2.2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop new jobs skills in IT (Information Technology) for displaced workers, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced today. The total grant – almost $20 million – was awarded to the National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC), which will be housed at Collin College in Texas. All of the members of this national consortium, which includes Bunker Hill Community College and six other community colleges, have National Science Foundation affiliations.