BMCC participates in both the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). The NWAACC is the parent organization for 36 community colleges in Oregon and Washington. BMCC sponsors athletic teams under the NWAACC, including women’s
volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s softball, and men’s baseball. The BMCC rodeo team competes in the NIRA Northwest Region with universities and colleges from Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. NWAACC and NIRA colleges provide a variety of academic and vocational offerings as well as many enrichment activities for their students.
Under the guidance of BMCC’s coaches and athletic director, student athletes are part of an athletic program that:
- Stresses academic, personal, and athletic excellence
- Strengthens success-producing traits such as dedication, discipline, focus, integrity, communication, organization, and leadership
- Emphasizes the value of teamwork
- Creates a positive, lasting memory of BMCC for each athlete
BMCC has been active in the rodeo world almost since the college was founded. Our men’s and women’s rodeo teams compete in intercollegiate rodeos throughout the Northwest and nationally. The team has enjoyed great success over the years by winning numerous regional championships and by winning the national hampionship in 1987 and the national reserve championship in 1999. The BMCC rodeo team has produced many regional and national champions who have gone on to participate in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and become world and national PRCA champions.
If you are interested in becoming part of the Timberwolves pride and spirit, please contact the BMCC Athletics Department or team coach.
|BMCC Athletics Dept.
|Men's and Women's Rodeo
BMCC offers a variety of student activities that enhance the cultural atmosphere of the Pendleton campus and provide educational, recreational, social, and leadership opportunities for interested students. For more information contact the Associated Student Government (ASG) at 541-278-5948 or stop by the ASG Office in Pioneer Hall on the Pendleton campus.
BMCC does not provide on-campus housing, nor do we recommend, endorse, or make claims of any type concerning private housing available in our district. We do, however, provide a listing on our Website of property management companies that have rentals available to students. In addition, local newspapers in the region list available housing.
The BMCC Music Department offers opportunities for students to participate in a variety of performing groups such as choir, vocal jazz ensemble, jazz band, and two local symphonies. Students may take guitar, piano, and voice lessons to develop musicianship and songwriting skills. For more information about this program, please call the music department at 541-278-5174.
BMCC student ambassadors represent various regions, programs, and interests of the student body. They participate in recruitment events and college fairs, visit high schools, give campus tours, communicate with potential students, and represent BMCC to the community.
The student ambassadors’ primary function is to provide leadership, assistance, and information to prospective BMCC students. The program is an exciting opportunity that helps students develop their leadership skills, while making lifelong friends. By becoming an ambassador, you can make a difference in a prospective student’s outlook by giving him/her information about the transition into college life and how to make the most out of the college experience.
In exchange for weekly service, student ambassadors receive tuition waivers and leadership training. Each spring, the college selects ambassadors for the following academic year. For more information contact the Student Recruitment and Marketing Office at 541-278-5936.
BMCC has an active student government. The Associated Student Government (ASG) is responsible for planning various cultural, governmental, and entertainment events, as well as, contributing to college governance committees. ASG sponsors a variety of events each quarter (Fall-Spring), the events include the Welcome Back BBQ, Student Appreciation luncheons, the Christmas eve Eve dinner, an American Red Cross Blood drive, the Arts and Culture BBQ, and Spring Fling. ASG financially supports tutoring at all BMCC locations (Pendleton campus and outlying centers), and provide scholarships through the BMCC Foundation.
The executive committee of the ASG consists of the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, club coordinator, outreach coordinator, and publicity coordinator. The remaining members of the ASG are student senators. If you would like to apply to for a position with ASG, applications are located on the BMCC website
and are due April 30th of each year for the following year. If you are interested in ASG or would like additional information, please contact any ASG member at 541-278-5948 or the ASG advisor at 541-278-5154, or stop by the ASG office in Pioneer Hall – on the Pendleton campus. All BMCC students are encouraged to become involved.
For almost 50 years, the BMCC Theatre Arts Department has enjoyed a unique collaboration with College Community Theatre (CCT), the local community theatre company. Together, and often also working with the BMCC Music Department, these combined programs produce a minimum of three major productions each academic year, presented in the 280-seat Bob Clapp Theatre on the BMCC Pendleton campus. These productions provide creative opportunities and valuable hands-on experience for students and volunteers alike, while presenting first-rate theatre for the enjoyment of audiences from throughout the region.
Whether merely seeking a creative outlet, or preparing for a career in the theatre arts, participants can work both on and off stage in all areas of theatrical production, including: acting, scenic, costume, and lighting design and construction, box office, stage management, assistant directing, and more. For more information contact the BMCC Fine Arts Department at 541-278-5944 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)