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Bucks County Community College is accepting applications and registration for the fall 2014 semester, which starts Wednesday, August 27th. Registration at the public, two-year college must be completed by Monday, August 25th.

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Annual Conference on Crimes Against Children draws large attendance

by June Portnoy

More than 300 professionals in the fields of child abuse investigation, treatment and prevention participated in the Third Annual Bucks County Conference on Crimes Against Children (CAC) on March 18th at Bucks County Community College (BCCC).

Barbara Miller, BCCC Vice President of Continuing Education, Workforce Development & Public Safety, greeted guests during the opening ceremony, stating, “We always want to be a part of whatever serves our community, and all of you here serve our community in such a special way.

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Walking tour describes history of Tyler Hall and Gardens

by June Portnoy

There’s a hidden gem at Bucks County Community College in Newtown. On the campus stands Tyler Hall, a 60-room mansion surrounded by formal gardens.

On Wednesday, April 2nd, the college’s Social Science Club invited the public to a walking tour of this formal baronial estate led by Professor Emeritus Lyle Rosenberger. He began the tour by quoting his friend, a professor at Oxford University, stating, “Buildings and gardens are a reflection of the values of the people who built them.”

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Youth Orchestra of Bucks County new member auditions are May 17th-18th

Attention all young musicians in Bucks County and surrounding areas! You will reach your highest level of musicianship by becoming a member of this amazing and fun musical family. The Youth Orchestra of Bucks County (YOBC) will hold auditions for its 2014-15 season on May 17th and 18th. Applications are welcomed for all instruments and all age levels, from grades three to 12.

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An Evening in the Chocolate Garden

Join A Woman’s Place (AWP), the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County, at the 19th annual Chocolate Lovers’ Fantasy for an evening at The Chocolate Garden, at Tyler Hall on the campus of Bucks County Community College in Newtown on Saturday, April 26th. This event, which is the largest annual fundraiser for AWP, is a fun evening to eat great food, meet hundreds of community members, bid on fantastic auction items, and sample the most delicious chocolate desserts from all over the county – all for a great cause!

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BCAEYC celebrates Silver Anniversary Conference

by June Portnoy

On Saturday, October 5th, silver balloons waved in the air at Bucks County Community College’s (BCCC) Newtown campus, welcoming several hundred early childhood educators for the 25th Annual Bucks County Association for the Education of Young Children (BCAEYC) Conference.

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