BHCC Welcomes Boston Public Schools Students
Friday, April 14, 2017
Approximately 151 seniors from 11 of Boston’s high schools packed the BHCC gymnasium on Friday, April 7, 2017, for BPS Day. BPS Day gives Boston’s high school seniors an opportunity to meet with admissions counselors, Success Coaches, faculty and current students.
The day began with an assembly of the students, where they heard from current BHCC students in a panel discussion about the BHCC experience. Throughout the day students visited tables where they received information about Mayor Walsh’s tuition-free community college program, the admission process, student activities and athletics at BHCC, study abroad programs and internships. Students also had the chance to experience a “majors fair” where they could engage with faculty representatives from some of BHCC’s academic programs including STEM/BioTech, Culinary Arts, Allied Health and Business. Many students participated in a career exploration activity led by LifeMap Advisors and got a taste of what a BHCC class is like by attending class demonstrations led by faculty from the Music and Energy and Sustainability departments.
The high schools that participated in the visit to BHCC included Charlestown HS, Madison Park Technical Vocational HS, Community Academy of Science and Health, East Boston HS, Brighton HS, West Roxbury Academy, Urban Science Academy, TechBoston, Boston International HS, Excel HS and Jeremiah E. Burke HS.