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2019 News & Feature Stories


BC3 prof's  idea to honor veterans on Flag Day "great," VA official says
May 30,  2019

BC3 to kick off "HEAL: Hope is Dope" in Sharon
May 30,  2019

BC3 educator: Active listening can improve workplace productivity
May 30,  2019

5 BC3 golfers seek prized All-American status at nationals
May 23,  2019

High Flight's FAA clearance allows CCBC-BC3 aviation academy to take off
May 22,  2019

BC3 golfers eye fourth Region XX crown, ticket to nationals
May 16, 2019

6 Riv-Ell students receive BC3's Workplace Certificate in Entrepreneurship
May 16, 2019

Life-saving skills focus of BC3's Lunch & Learn presentation
May 14, 2019

BC3 awards nursing pins to 55 in Class of 2019
May 13, 2019

BC3 registered nursing graduate receives  51-year-old pin from inspiring grandmother
May 13, 2019

Award for BC3 president reflects "community connection"
May 13, 2019

Former combat medic among BC3's largest graduating class of century 
May 7, 2019

Musician to graduate from BC3 @ Cranberry, lauds  instructors' "experience from the field"
May 7, 2019

Child care center owner, 57, to earn second degree from BC3 @ Brockway 
May 7, 2019

Mom, daughter to graduate from BC3 @ LindenPointe with "superior education" 
May 7, 2019

23 early college credits key as 19-year-old to graduate from BC3 @ Armstrong 
May 7, 2019

Longtime  New Castle business owner to graduate from "family-like" BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing
May 7, 2019

3 Pioneers selected for WPCC all-conference team; BC3 finishes second in baseball tourney
May 7, 2019

BC3 pilot program creates online opportunity for Butler County Area Vo-Tech students
May 1, 2019


"His legacy will never be forgotten:" Steffler's influence far-reaching, BC3 leaders past and present say
Feb. 21, 2019

"Gaudy numbers": Stutz breaks 20-year-old BC3 basketball scoring record
Feb. 17, 2019

Farmers National Bank awards $1K scholarships to 2 BC3 students
Feb. 13, 2019

Exhibit showcases art -- and BC3, SRU collaboration
Feb. 8, 2019

Cresco Yeltrah donates $15K to BC3's Education Foundation
Feb. 5, 2019


Butler County Health Care Consortium to laud BC3 RN student
Jan. 28, 2019

BC3's Craig in "whirlwind" after breaking women's basketball scoring mark
Jan. 27, 2019

17 BC3 student-athletes  earn WPCC  all-academic honors
Jan. 23, 2019

BC3 grad Shelley Duffy to be hostess of college's second Hope Night
Jan. 22, 2019

BC3 announces President's List, Dean's List and graduates for Fall 2018
Jan. 18, 2019

Report: BC3 No. 1 again with lowest tuition, highest salary-to-cost ratio
Jan. 18, 2019

BC3's Joel Stutz scores career-high 50, breaks 1,000-point mark
Jan. 14, 2019

200-plus new students pick BC3 for spring semester
Jan. 14, 2019

BC3 student, a mother of six with 18-hour days, sole Pennsylvanian to receive international organization scholarship
Jan. 10, 2019

BC3's "Grief  in the Workplace" session to enlighten employers, presenter says
Jan. 10, 2019


2018 News & Feature Stories


Orientation for BC3's free certificate program set for BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing
Dec. 21, 2018

BC3 president selected to discuss college's initiatives on PCN show
Dec. 21, 2018

Butler County Volunteer Firefighter Fund aids BC3 students
Dec. 17, 2018

Craig 4th BC3 athlete in 2 years to become an All-American
Dec. 14, 2018

BC3 open house to showcase upcoming  EMS training programs
Dec. 5, 2018


BC3 announces new dates for murder mystery, "Hamilton"
Nov. 21, 2018

4 BC3 volleyball players on championship squad tabbed Region XX all-stars
Nov. 19, 2018

Be open to creative workplace solutions, BC3 Lunch & Learn presenter says
Nov. 7, 2018

BC3's Student Art Showcase reveals bold colors, bolder imaginations
Nov. 7, 2018


Records in peril as "dangerous" Craig, BC3 women's basketball team poised for comeback season
Oct. 30, 2018

Veteran leadership: Former staff sergeant key in the key for BC3 men's basketball team
Oct. 30, 2018

BC3 volleyball team Region XX champs for 3rd time in 4 years
Oct. 29, 2018

BC3's free certificate program to provide training for entry-level health care jobs
Oct. 26, 2018

Witch costume to wear? Halloween night contest set before "The Crucible" at BC3
Oct. 24, 2018

BC3: Earn up to 6 credits in 5 weeks during Winter Session
Oct. 22, 2018

BC3 captures 4th WPCC volleyball title in row
Oct. 22, 2018

Novelist Bennitt to become a first at BC3
Oct. 16, 2018

BC3 to launch Lunch & Learn Series in downtown Butler
Oct. 15, 2018

Ostermeyer's hot rounds on cool weekend give BC3 golfers 6th straight WPCC title
Oct. 14, 2018

BC3 to showcase advantages at Oct. 17 open house
Oct. 12, 2018

BC3 selects Geyer, Ihlenfeld as 2018 distinguished alumni
Oct. 8, 2018

BC3 adds T-shirt, ribbon sales prior to Dig Pink volleyball match
Oct. 4, 2018


Time stands still with BC3 instructor's first exhibit at gallery since 2011
Sept.  28, 2018

BC3 introduces "New Eyes" after success of first program addressing opioid addiction
Sept.  25, 2018

BC3 police apprehend student who allegedly made threats against himself,  others
Sept.  24, 2018

BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing a first in receiving Impact Award
Sept.  20, 2018

BC3 VP: Classes at BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing set through 2025
Sept. 17, 2018

Walk, performance at BC3 to raise funds to benefit Alzheimer's research
Sept. 13, 2018

BC3's new quality inspector certificate program to equip workers, aid manufacturers
Sept. 4, 2018


Young BC3 golf squad seeks 6th WPCC title in row
Aug. 31, 2018

New students: BC3's top ranking, affordability sealed deal
Aug. 29, 2018

Spike in heavy hitters sets stage for BC3 volleyball team
Aug. 27, 2018

BC3 Cultural Center's free symphony to tempt musical, and ice cream, tastes
Aug. 16, 2018

BC3 grad's art targets violence against women
Aug. 13, 2018

BC3 unveils noncredit courses that nourish and flourish
Aug. 10, 2018

Eating out: BC3 launches noncredit wild edibles course
Aug. 10, 2018

BC3 funds to aid ESL classes in New Castle
Aug. 10, 2018

BC3 golf outing draws 110, raises record $90K
Aug. 10, 2018

BC3's adult literacy program to graduate second-highest number with diplomas since 2010
Aug. 7, 2018


Young life-saver among 7 from BC3 to again help kids in Honduras
July 20, 2018

BC3 @ Cranberry's $1.2M makeover underway
July 19, 2018

BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing unveils 3 new career programs
July 16, 2018

Move to downtown office may spark city momentum, BC3 president says
July 13, 2018

BC3 adds $148M in income to Butler County economy, report states
July 2, 2018


Clinics at BC3 to teach girls volleyball fundamentals
June 28, 2018

BC3 softball pitcher No. 1 in NJCAA Division III with .667 batting average
June 18, 2018

Pioneers' Rozzi falls 2 strokes shy of All-American status
June 11, 2018

BC3 student, 52, "rose to the top," receives Governor's Achievement Award
June 7, 2018

Pioneers' Rozzi shoots an 80, in hunt for All-American status
June 7, 2018

BC3 tops conference with 30 student-athletes on spring sports all-academic team
June 6, 2018

BC3's Rozzi within All-American range with first-round 79
June 6, 2018

BC3 single mom joins children in her "Hall of Fame" with Governor's Achievement Award
June 6, 2018


BC3 announces President's List, Dean's List and graduates for Spring 2018
May 31, 2018

BC3's NRA course helps participants aiming for better accuracy
May 31, 2018

BC3 adds endorphin-sparking activities to "priceless" opioid addiction initiative
May 24, 2018

2 BC3 golfers 72 holes away from "life-changing" All-American status
May 23, 2018

Students in BC3's historic Class of 2018 look back before marching forward
May 16, 2018

Nationally televised speech to honor BC3 grad, 80
May 15, 2018

An engaging night for BC3 registered nursing graduates
May 11, 2018

Riv-Ell Entrepreneurship Program to challenge future business leaders
May 11, 2018

Class of 2018, with 578 graduates,  BC3's second-largest of century
May 10, 2018

BC3 R.N. grads to salute tech sergeant who will miss pinning ceremony
May 9, 2018

BC3 inducts 3 into Pioneer Hall of Fame,  applauds 5 All-Americans
May 8, 2018

Fast facts about BC3's first commencement
May 7, 2018

Meet members of BC3's first class
May 7, 2018

1968 grad: BC3 "kept the drive going"
May 7, 2018

BC3's summer courses a chance to get ahead and save, vice president says
May 2, 2018

BC3 to launch CDL prep training class as national trucker shortage looms
May 2, 2018


Saxonburg history major, 80, to make BC3 history
April 30, 2018

100-plus rise, applaud secretary's half-century at BC3
April 27, 2018

BC3 Portfolio Show 2018 to showcase students' visual communication talents
April 27, 2018

Administrators finalize BC3 @ Brockway's first bachelor's degree-completion pact
April 25, 2018

100 BC3 students to present research findings to public
April 25, 2018

BC3 claims 3rd WPCC softball title in row
April 23, 2018

BC3's Kids on Campus turns 20 with 61 new camps
April 17, 2018

"Harvey" a sight to behold for Succop Theater audience
April 16, 2018

BC3 to induct top scorer, hot hitter and runner who served country into Pioneer Hall
April 6, 2018

First bachelor's degree-completion program at BC3 @ Brockway to benefit business students
April 5, 2018

Five BC3 students to lobby for increased community college funding
April 5, 2018

BC3 sculptors work in 360 degrees
April 4, 2018

BC3’s first patient care tech certificate program to address regional shortage
April 2, 2018


WPIAL sensation could be a hit for BC3
March 8, 2018

Teams chasing BC3 after historic season, first-year softball coach says
March 7, 2018

BC3 students’ goal: Change one more child’s life with 100th Easter basket
March 5, 2018

BC3 grad’s art draws on worldwide travels
March 2, 2018


Dynamic BC3 artists energetic about showroom showpiece entry
February 26, 2018

BC3 grads help Team USA stay hot in Winter Games
February 22, 2018

BC3’s planned nursing and allied health building would feature latest, greatest technology
February 21, 2018

Former state Sen. Shaffer donates $1,000,000 to BC3
February 21, 2018

BC3 @ Brockway announces dates for registered nursing information sessions
February 10, 2018

State selects BC3 professor, developer of life saving programs, for outstanding service award
February 8, 2018

Recovering addict at BC3 event: Speaker’s approach works
February 7, 2018

International academic honor society selects BC3 president for top award
February 5, 2018


Farmers gives $17,000 to BC3 to aid pupils, high school collegians
January  29, 2018

State gives green light to BC3 @ Brockway for registered nursing program
January  25, 2018

BC3 ranks No. 1 in salary to cost ratio among 42 area institutions
January  19, 2018

Girls can learn STEM, robot building and programming in free BC3 events
January  18, 2018

Essay of BC3 single mom, 38, is 1 of 2 in state rewarded with scholarship
January  17, 2018

19 BC3 athletes named to WPCC all academic team
January  12, 2018

BC3 announces President’s List, Dean’s List, and graduates for Fall 2017
January  12, 2018

BC3 to launch initiative to combat opioid addiction
January  11, 2018

BC3 freshman Craig ranks 1, 3, 3 in nation
January  10, 2018

BC3 grad gives new life to shore discoveries
January  8, 2018

2017 News & Feature Stories


BC3 students author children's books
December  28, 2017

City revitalization meeting attracts 80 plus to BC3
December  21, 2017

BC3 Students volunteer to aid local families
December  20, 2017

Brittney Bianco selected as All American
December  19, 2017

Free apprenticeship program at BC3
December  15, 2017

Butler County Commissioners honor BC3
December  6, 2017


BC3's library earns spot in national magazine
November  28, 2017

BC3 professor to compete in bike race with artificial hip
November  20, 2017

BC3 appoints two new board of trustee members
November  17, 2017

Student art showcase: 50 works on display in first student exhibit in six years
November  9, 2017

Earn up to six credits in BC3’s first 5-week winter session
November  1, 2017


Alice to fall into 21st century Friday at BC3
October 30, 2017

Howard dethrones BC3 as Region XX volleyball champion
October 29, 2017

BC3 number one again among state's fourteen community colleges
October 27, 2017

Project 22 coming to BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing
October 26, 2017

BC3 women's basketball team means business with "mean" business
October 23, 2017

BC3's best shot depends on great shots
October 23, 2017

BC3's fire-prevention lesson reaches, teaches 570 kids since June
October 23, 2017

BC3 volleyball squad crowned WPCC champs again
October 23, 2017

Clubs, others at BC3 give $3,600 to hurricane victims
October 16, 2017

BC3's first hospitality forum to cater to job-seeking students
October 13, 2017

New scholarship to aid first-time college students at BC3 @ Brockway
October 10, 2017

BC3's Bianco has skin in game on volleyball court
October 10, 2017

BC3 golfers come from behind to capture fifth WPCC title in row
October 8, 2017

BC3 to honor Shapiro, Steffler as distinguished alumni
October 6, 2017

BC3 golfers eye 5th WPCC crown in row
October 3, 2017


BC3 receives third $1M commitment in past 38 months
September 29, 2017

BC3's Fischer among trailblazers in first WPCC women's golf tournament
September 28, 2017

$2.3M Wise children's center at BC3 on track for January opening
September 20, 2017


BC3 to host OSHA construction standards, trainer courses
August 3, 2017

BC3 Cultural Center: Free concert, free ice cream and cool art
August 2, 2017


Bikers: Benefit ride helps BC3 student-veterans change gears
July 25, 2017

BC3, community colleges key to apprenticeships, U.S. Labor official says
July 25, 2017

Groups praise BC3 nursing club for idea to confront opioid addiction
July 21, 2017

BC3 welding certificate to test students' mettle
July 13, 2017

4 dealerships offer chance at jobs while students pursue BC3's auto tech program
July 12, 2017

BC3 selects new vice president following national search
July 11, 2017


Job Corps reps to tout "greatest secret on Earth" at BC3 RegFest
June 29, 2017

BC3 unveils courses that aim to improve handgun safety, marksmanship
June 29, 2017

BC3 announces President's List, Dean's List, and graduates for Spring 2017
President's List / Dean's List / Graduates
June 28, 2017

BC3's 2017 RegFest: Free Sunglasses for bright futures
June 14, 2017

BC3 now accepting applications from high school juniors for five XTO scholarships
June 13, 2017

BC3’s Nikki Houk led NJCAA with .627 batting average
June 5, 2017

BC3’s 2017 degrees heard ‘round the world
June 1, 2017

BC3 fire instructor uses own mayday incident to educate firefighters
June 1, 2017


Students left in limbo by business school closing praise BC3 teach-out
May 24, 2017

BC3 @ Brockway enrollment, dreams on rise
May 18, 2017

BC3 student graduates 23 days after life-saving liver donation to mom
May 18, 2017

Love of law leads to degree at BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing
May 18, 2017

Number of BC3 student-veterans to graduate highest in 3 years
May 18, 2017

R.N. job offers reflect "hallmark program" of No. 1 community college
May 16, 2017

Mother of 2, bank teller make BC3 @ Armstrong history
May 15, 2017

Injury leads ballerina to business degree at BC3 @ Cranberry
May 15, 2017

Hall of Fame: BC3 inducts first All-American, first female, precise pitcher and scorekeeper who's seen it all
May 15, 2017

Forever BC3 - Alumni Association create permanent scholarships for four volunteers
May 12, 2017

BC3 Hall of Fame - Volleyball victories spiked under laurel grad
May 11, 2017

BC3 preps students for huge opportunity in smallest of worlds
May 10, 2017

Class of 2017 could be BC3’s largest this century
May 8, 2017

BC3’s 201 summer courses offer chance to learn and save
May 4, 2017

BC3 Pioneer Softball claims first NJCAA Division III Region XX crown
May 3, 2017

BC3 adds 49 new camps for Kids on Campus
May 1, 2017


BC3 business prof up for international excellence award
April 27, 2017

BC3 freshman clears fence with 2 grand slams in the same inning
April 20, 2017

Ex-BC3 @ Cranberry student, language instructor to teach in Jordan as Fulbright Fellow
April 20, 2017

Comedic chemistry among BC3 actors a laughing matter in "Barely Heirs"
April 19, 2017

BC3 announces four inductees into Pioneer Hall of Fame
April 19, 2017

International association honors BC3 vice president
April 12, 2017

BC3 students, trustee make pitch at capitol for increased community college funding
April 7, 2017


5 BC3 students to press for funds in rotunda
March 31, 2017

BC3 lands featured capitol speaker 2nd year in a row
March 29, 2017

Dealership’s gift to BC3 steers kids toward financial literacy
March 27, 2017

BC3 achieves highest possible status in international academic honor society
March 23, 2017

BC3 drives home advantages to interested Lawrence County students
March 23, 2017

$50K gift shot in the arm for BC3's highly competitive nursing program
March 20, 2017

Hot Dog! BC3 @ LindenPointe students help cops take a bite out of crime
March 20, 2017

From BC3 to Manhattan Red Carpet to BC3: Social media guru, panel to discuss female entrepreneurs March 21
March 14, 2017

Butler County American Legion Riders choose BC3 for student-veteran scholarship
March 9, 2017

New BC3 video studio gives future job-seekers interview edge
March 8, 2017

Online Basic Manufacturing Workplace Certificate a first for STEM at BC3
March 7, 2017


Emergency funds for BC3 student-veterans now perpetual
February 20, 2017

BC3 to launch “intensive” utility worker program
February 16, 2017

BC3 gets thumbs-up to offer online courses nationwide
February 14, 2017

IUP bachelor's degree program on BC3 main campus "a perfect option"
February 13, 2017

Holocaust survivor exhibit coming to BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing
February 10, 2017

Baxter, Pioneers set for photo finish
February 9, 2017

4 grads echo findings: It pays to choose BC3
February 8, 2017

Learn about BC3's advantages at nearby open houses
February 7, 2017

Pact allows BC3 criminology students to pursue bachelors with CAL U
February 2, 2017


Wanted: 25-year-olds with 30 years of experience
January 30, 2017

FNB's $15G gift to fund BC3 courses for 20 young entrepreneurs
January 23, 2017

BC3 only site other than Pittsburgh to offer EIC worksite safety course
January 18, 2017

Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate will help trainees land a job
January 13, 2017

BC3 announces President's List, Dean's List, and graduates for Fall 2016
President's List / Dean's List / Graduates
January 10, 2017

2016 News & Feature Stories


BC3, SRU add Homeland Security, Physical Education Teaching to agreements
December 15, 2016


New BC3 Scholars Program offers opportunities to top Butler County students
November 21, 2016

BC3 partnerships, multimedia spaces offer room to grow
November 16, 2016

Butler Rotary salutes leader of BC3 student veterans
November 9, 2016

BC3's 2016 Involvement Fair boasts active turnout
November 1, 2016


BC3 holds Information Sessions on College Pathways program
October 20, 2016

Former carpenter among distinguished alumni who build BC3 legacies
October 21, 2016

BC3 scholarship donors change lives
October 20, 2016

BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. celebrates distinguished alumni scholarship donors and recipients
October 19, 2016

BC3 President to Senators: Community colleges work to educate borrowers
October 17, 2016

BC3 grads-turned-lifesavers give job search scoop to students
October 14, 2016

BC3 to hold Open Houses in October and November
October 10, 2016


BC3's smallest site shows biggest spike in enrollment
September 26, 2016

BC3 announces $1 million gift to fund expansion of children's center
September 21, 2016

BC3 responds to student needs with fall Fast Track courses
September 21, 2016

National Survey: BC3 among top Pennsylvania Schools in distance education
September 21, 2016

BC3 holds Information Session for DuBois Business College students
September 14, 2016

BC3 holds Information Sessions for ITT Tech students
September 8, 2016

Open House for BC3's Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate at Penn United
September 8 2016

Ice Cream Social caters to 300 BC3 students
September 7, 2016


BC3 dedicates portrait of Diane M. DeCarbo
June 28, 2016

BC3 to hold RegFest 2016 on July 12 and 13
June 14, 2016


BC3 holds 2016 Nurses Pinning ceremony
May 16, 2016


BC3 and Westminster College sign articulation agreements for transfer programs
April 27, 2016

The BC3 Pioneer Players present The Miracle Worker
April 25, 2016

BC3 hosts Transfer Information Session on April 28
April 22, 2016

BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. announces conclusion of Pioneer Proud Campaign
April 15, 2016


BC3 to hold Open Houses in March, April, May
March 23, 2016

XTO Energy donates 30,000 for energy training initiatives at Butler County Community College
March 22, 2016

BC3 signs degree completion partnership agreements with Chatham University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania
March 18, 2016

BC3's Children's Creative Learning Center receives national certification as Nature Explore Classroom
March 11, 2016

BC3 student Maizee Zaccone named New Century Scholar
March 2, 2016


Facets hosts fundraiser with novelist Lisa Harris
February 17, 2016

BC3 hosts active shooter response training
February 10, 2016

Poem written by BC3 alumna recognized in national publication
February 8, 2016