BCNC’s annual meeting to feature Dr. Pam Y. Eddinger, president of Bunker Hill Community College

The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc. (BCNC) will host its annual meeting at the organization’s headquarters, 38 Ash Street in Chinatown, on June 12th at 6 p.m.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Pam Y. Eddinger, President of Bunker Hill Community College, the largest community college in Massachusetts.

Dr. Eddinger became the 7th President of Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) in July of 2013. Dr. Eddinger is the former President of Moorpark College in Moorpark, California and former Vice President of Massachusetts Bay Community College in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Dr. Eddinger will share her own immigrant experience and her vision of how community colleges and social service agencies should partner for the future of the region.

Daughter of a seamstress and a waiter, Dr. Eddinger immigrated to Miami, Florida from Hong Kong at the age of 11. She received her Bachelor’s degree in English from Barnard College in New York City, and earned both her master’s degree and doctorate in Modern Japanese Literature at Columbia University.

 

WHO: BCNC’s Annual Meeting will also feature:

Giles Li, Executive Director

Selina Chow, Board President

Qiu Yan Zhen, BCNC Adult Education and Family Services Participant; she will share how BCNC’s family-centered approach supports her as a parent of a son with autism. Zhen is a parent advocate and a student of the Adult Education program, and she plans to attend Bunker Hill Community College.

 

WHEN: Thursday, June 12, 2014. 6:00 pm—8:00 pm

 

WHERE: Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, 38 Ash Street, Boston

 

RSVP: info@bcnc.net or call (617)635-5129×0.

 

ABOUT BCNC: Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc. (BCNC) was founded in 1969 by neighborhood residents. For over 40 years, BCNC has served as the vital link to the Asian American community throughout the Greater Boston area, providing support and resources to ease their integration into American society. BCNC offers exemplary services to over 2,000 people each year, strengthening families and building communities. We are acknowledged as the largest Asian social services provider in New England, and our programs include: Acorn Center for Early Education and Care, Adult Education, Arts & Enrichment, Family Child Care, Family Services, Youth Center, Recreation and Fitness and Red Oak After School Program. Visit www.bcnc.net.

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