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777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
The Office of Academic Affairs provides oversight and leadership for all credit-bearing academic programs, instruction, and support services at all College locations, including online.
Activities and areas of responsibility include oversight of curriculum, planning, budget administration, staffing, professional development for faculty and professional staff, development of degree and certificate programs, and various professional accreditations.
The fundamental goal of the Office of Academic Affairs is to promote student learning by fostering excellence in teaching and an environment that promotes individual students to develop into critical thinkers and autonomous learners.
Bristol Community College's academic programs strive to provide equitable educational opportunities to all students and create a sense of belonging. We engage students in rigorous learning, striving to transform attitudes and beliefs to position our students to become agents of change and serve as leaders in our communities.
Stay on top of important semester dates with the Bristol Academic Calendar. Details about the first day of classes, holidays, finals and more can be found in the Academic Calendar.
- Academic Calendar 2022-2023
- Academic Calendar 2023-2024
- Academic Calendar 2024-2025
- Archived Academic Calendars
- Fall 2022 Meetings Calendar
- Spring 2023 Meetings Calendar
- Fall 2022 / Spring 2023 Important Dates Calendar
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Academic Affairs Contact Information:
|April Lynch||Chief of Staff, Strategic Development | Interim Associate Dean of Academic Innovation and Professional Development|
|774.357.2794 | April.Lynch@BristolCC.edu|
|Christine Hammond||Interim Vice President, Academic Affairs|
|774.357.2705 | Christine.Hammond@BristolCC.edu|
|Dr. Dorothy Chase||Interim Dean, Health Sciences|
|774.357.2577 | Dorothy.Chase@BristolCC.edu|
|Andrew Hinote||Interim Director of Online Learning|
|774.357.2732 | Andrew.Hinote@BristolCC.edu|
|Dr. Shanna Howell||Dean, New Bedford|
|774.357.2655 | Shanna.Howell@BristolCC.edu|
|Lisa Lavoie||Operations Specialist, Academic Affairs|
|774.357.2186 | Lisa.Lavoie@BristolCC.edu|
|Rossis Melendez||Staff Associate, Academic Affairs|
|774.357.2924 | Rossis.Melendez@BristolCC.edu|
|Sandra Stebenne||Staff Associate, Academic Affairs|
|774.357.2185 | Sandra.Stebenne@BristolCC.edu|
|Jennifer Puniello||Dean, Arts & Humanities|
|774.357.2083 | Jennifer.Puniello@BristolCC.edu|
|Dr. Janet V. Ray||Dean, Attleboro|
|774.357.3426 | Janet.Ray@BristolCC.edu|
|Vidyanidhi Rege||Dean, Business and Experiential Education|
|774.357.2647 | Vidyanidhi.Rege@BristolCC.edu|
|Dr. Robert Rezendes||Dean, Taunton|
|774.357.3457 | Robert.Rezendes@BristolCC.edu|
|Dr. Sarmad Saman||Dean, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics|
|774.357.2480 | Sarmad.Saman@BristolCC.edu|
|Dr. Patricia Sherblom||Interim Dean, Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education|
|774.357.2543 | Patricia.Sherblom@BristolCC.edu|
Want to stay in the know? Text BCCInfo to 67283, to receive text messages about important dates like registration, add/drop periods, and finals. Standard messaging rates may apply.