2014 BCTC Fall Kickoff

Imagine More: Your Role with Student Retention


Newtown Campus | Megowan Gymnasium & Classroom Building | August 8, 2014 | 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Join us at the Fall Kickoff for a day full of college updates and professional development. Hear our keynote, Barbara Endel, Program Director of Jobs for the Future, as she shares trends affecting student success and retention; get important college updates from Dr. Julian; learn how you affect retention; and pick up new ideas and skills to make your job easier.


Please register for your preferred sessions by clicking the link below. If space allows, you may choose to attend another session the day of the event, but pre-registering will assist with distributing attendance more evenly among the sessions and avoiding overcrowding.


Lunch is on your own. Athenian Greek Grill and Firehouse Subs will provide a variety of options outside the Classroom Building and will be accepting cash or credit.  Seating will be available outside or inside the Classroom Building, on the 1st and 2nd floor. Please show your appreciation to these vendors by supporting their business.


Beginning at 9:55 a.m., vans will be available outside the Megowan Building to provide transportation for those who need assistance getting from the Megowan Building to the Classroom Building. Beginning at 2:00 p.m., security will provide transportation for those who need assistance getting from the Classroom Building to the parking area near the Megowan Building.

Community Service Opportunity

We will be sponsoring a Food & Clothing drive to support the BCTC Career Closet and the Hope Center during the Kickoff. We encourage you to support these causes by bringing the following donations to the Newtown Conference Room (CB123) the day of the Kickoff:

  • Gently worn clothing for men and women (casual and career)
  • Accessories such as costume jewelry, scarves, belts, and ties
  • Hoodies
  • Coat
  • T-shirts
  • Unused panties and bras
  • Underwear (new)
  • White socks
  • Flip flops
  • Shower shoes
  • Blankets
  • Sheets
  • Towels
  • Shaving cream
  • Small soaps
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Combs
  • Deodorant
  • Lotion
  • Calamine lotion
  • Shampoo
  • Motrin
  • Pepto-bismol
  • Tylenol
  • Milk of magnesia
  • Robitussin pm (alcohol free)
  • Chlortabs
  • Aleve
  • Disposable razors
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Stamps
  • Greeting cards
  • Notebook paper
  • Office supplies
  • Backpacks
  • Canned goods or other non-perishables