On behalf of Bunker Hill Community
College I would like to thank you for your vote of confidence and the honor of
being the 'People's Choice Award' recipient. We are thrilled and very
much looking forward to sharing our work with you at the NACCE Conference in
The feedback from all our summer
programs has been very positive, and we are already discussing what we can
offer to area high school students next summer. We also want to maintain
the momentum started this summer and keep the high school students who
participated in the program engaged with Bunker Hill. With no additional
funding available for dual enrollment, we have to be very creative in building
the high school to community college pathway.
One initiative we will be launching
this fall isa student-run business on campus. In collaboration with
the Young Entrepreneurs Alliance, a high school based organization, we are
exploring how high school students can be involved with a student-run business
at Bunker Hill. Our discussions are in their early stages, but with the
assistance of our current Simmons' College graduate intern, we our developing a
model which we hope other community colleges will find relevant and be able to
Part of our Elevator Grant funds the
publication of student reflections. We are collecting these and look
forward to sharing them with you at the end of the grant.
Again, thank you for your vote, and
see you in Orlando.