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Encyclopedia > Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College is a two-year college located in Charlestown, Massachusetts, which is a neighborhood of Boston. It is an urban campus with a very diverse student body of over 7,000, and is part of the Massachusetts community colleges network. A secondary campus is located in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and several satellite locations are found in different parts of Boston. Birdseye view of Boston, Charlestown, and Bunker Hill between 1890 and 1910. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the remainder of this article may require cleanup. ... Chelsea City Hall The City of Chelsea is located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts directly across the Mystic River from the City of Boston. ...


The college opened in 1973 with the Charlestown campus, on the spot of a former state prison and in vicinity of Bunker Hill--site of the Battle of Bunker Hill during the siege of Boston in the Revolutionary War. Combatants Kingdom of Great Britain Province of Massachusetts Bay Commanders William Howe Robert Pigot Henry Clinton Israel Putnam William Prescott Joseph Warren† (Declined command) Strength 2,600 1,500 Casualties 226 dead 828 wounded 140 dead 271 wounded 30 captured (20 POWs Died) The Battle of Bunker Hill took place... The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within thirteen of her North American colonies. ...


In recent years, the institution has rapidly gained recognition in the city, the state and beyond due to its graduates successfully transferring into prestigious programs elsewhere, as well as hailed for its innovative distance learning methods and workforce education.


The college was featured in the movie Good Will Hunting, as the location where Robin Williams' character teaches. Good Will Hunting is a 1997 film directed by Gus Van Sant, set in greater Boston, Massachusetts. ... For other people named Robin Williams, see Robin Williams (disambiguation). ...


External links

  • BHCC Website

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College Profiles - Bunker Hill Community College (1147 words)
BHCC graduates have gone on to continue their education at many four-year institutions, including the University of Massachusetts, Brandeis University, Northeastern University, Tufts University, Smith College, Suffolk University, and Wellesley College.
BHCC seeks to enhance its position as a primary educational and economic asset for the commonwealth through cooperative planning and program implementation involving neighboring institutions of higher education, the public schools, community organizations, and area businesses and industries.
Students should be aware that all institutions, including Bunker Hill Community College, are subject to adjustments in funding allocations from both the commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States Department of Education.
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