BROCKWAY, Jefferson Twp — Butler County Community College announced today that it will open BC3 @ Brockway in August in the former Owens-Illinois Glass building. The announcement was made this morning.
“BC3 @ Brockway is the region’s only community college and we are glad to be here. Now area residents can go to college, earn an associate degree close-to-home and at an affordable cost,” said Nicholas Neupauer, BC3 president.
The new BC3 @ Brockway location will be funded by a $500,000 annual grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. BC3 @ Brockway will serve students in Clarion, Clearfield, Elk and Jefferson counties.
Construction on the building will begin on April 1 and continue through the summer. Fall classes start on August 26.
The 14,000 square foot facility will include classrooms; a biology, anatomy and geology lab; a conference room; a student lounge and an outdoor patio.
BC3 @ Brockway will offer five associate degrees in business management. Face-to-face, online and hybrid courses will be offered.