BHCC Named "Best Community College" by Boston Spanish weekly El Planeta

Aug 22, 2011, 09:44 ET from Bunker Hill Community College

BOSTON, August 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, El Planeta, the largest circulating weekly Spanish language newspaper in Massachusetts, has named Bunker Hill Community College "Best Community College" in its annual "Best Of" survey.

El Planeta's "Best Of" online poll is for the Latino population in Massachusetts. The recognition published in El Planeta, which has a circulation of 50,000, noted that BHCC is the largest community college in the state. The College was also recognized for its diversity. Demonstrating "strength through diversity" is, in fact, one of the  College's strategic goals for 2010-2013.

The El Planeta award reads: "BHCC is distinguished by the diversity of its students: six out of every ten students are members of minorities, and more than half are women. Out of the total number of students, 700 come from more than 90 countries."

Colleen Roach, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129 Phone: (617) 228 2177

Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts. The College enrolls approximately 13,000 students on two campuses and at four satellite locations. BHCC is one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in Massachusetts. Six in ten students are persons of color and more than half of BHCC's students are women. The College also enrolls more than 700 international students who come from more than 90 countries and speak 75 different languages. 

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