June 17: COVID19 Update for Employees

June 17: COVID19 Update for Employees

Wed Jun 17, 2020 at 12:00 AM


For individuals needing to notify Brazosport College of COVID-19 incidents involving students, faculty, or staff, or to self-identify as affected by COVID-19 please visit www.brazosport.edu/coronavirus/report/


The Brazosport College Board of Regents held its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 15, 2020.

Board Member Robert Perryman discussed the Brazosport Foundation Fund Development report. Due to COVID-19, the Brazosport College Foundation Gator Classic presented by Freeport LNG has been postponed. The two-day event is rescheduled for October 29-30, 2020. The Blue Jacket Social will be held Thursday, October 29, 2020 at the Dow Academic Center at Brazosport College from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The Golf Tournament will be held Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Wilderness Golf Course.

During reports & presentations, David Marshall, Vice President, Financial Services & CFO, provided a budget study as of June 4, 2020. Dr. Douglas Walcerz, Dean, Planning, Institutional Effectiveness & Research, provided information on selected measures of College performance during the quarterly report on performance. 

During the President’s report, Dr. Millicent Valek, honored and expressed condolences to the family of BC faculty member, Allen Baragar. Dr. Valek thanked Dr. Douglas Walcerz for his time at Brazosport College as he moves on to future endeavors, and she welcomed Dr. Shelley Diviney as the College’s new Vice President, Academic & Student Affairs. Dr. Valek also thanked everyone involved with this year’s virtual commencement and the leadership of Tracee Watts on the successful celebration.

Dr. Valek reviewed plans for the Fall 2020 semester in light of the COVID-19 virus. There will still be a greater number of courses taught online, or in a hybrid format, for Fall 2020, with many labs continuing to be taught with social distancing practices in place. The College also has contingency plans to effectively transition back to fully online, remote modality should the pandemic spike again.

During new business, the Board approved the request to not reduce endowment account balances with scholarships for fiscal years 2020 and 2021; considered the BASF/NeuAG, LLC tax abatement modification request and authorized the President to execute the assignment; approved the custodial services contract with McLemore Building Maintenance for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021; agreed to read and consider for adoption any necessary amendments to policies DIAA (LOCAL), FFDA (LOCAL), and FMA (LOCAL) at its August 3, 2020 meeting without a second reading at a subsequent meeting; set the public meeting for Monday, August 3, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of considering the 2020-2021 budget and to discuss the tax rate; set the first public hearing for Monday, August 17, 2020, at 6:30 p.m., immediately preceding the regularly scheduled Board meeting, for the purpose of considering the 2020-2021 tax rate; and set the second public hearing for Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of considering the 2020-2021 tax rate.

During personnel, the Board approved the employment of Ms. Susan Lancaster as Coordinator, ACE it Program, for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year and the 2020-2021 academic year. The Board also approved the employment of Ms. Kamilah Campbell-Zorn as Humanities Faculty for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The next board of regents regular meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2020.


Join the EDC for a virtual “Coffee with Colleagues” via Zoom. This is a great opportunity to stay connected with campus as we’re all working remotely.

The meetings will begin at 9 a.m.

  • June 11, 2020 
  • June 18, 2020
  • June 25, 2020

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

Weekly: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJMud-6qrTsqGNTKZd_NtDCcTs6nXeDPPT3I/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCvrTstGNeVsBuHRowEA4igKOrztmJfjY1ptyXhPA5HRiD1AvEUPIp6NOjg

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Register online at mybc.brazosport.edu.

The $40 online course fee will not be charged for Summer II and Fall classes, but please note that all other course fees still apply.

If you need assistance paying for classes, contact BC’s Financial Aid Department by email at finaid@brazosport.edu.

The College is fully staffed, working remotely and closely monitoring email accounts. Plan ahead and save time by reaching out to our e-counselor services. E-counselor services are available from Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays.

Dual Credit students needing registration assistance can email dualcredit@brazosport.edu or call 979.230.3633 to speak with a dual credit counselor. More information can be found at on the dual credit page.

MyBC access issues? You will need your 6 digit PIN to reset your password at password.brazosport.edu or helpdesk@brazosport.edu or 979.230.326

For more information, visit www.brazosport.edu/choose or call (979) 230-3000.


Tommy’s will continue to offer a to-go style menu next week. This is only for the limited number of people approved to be on campus, so please do not come to campus just to purchase food.

Food will need to be ordered via phone and paid by credit card.


Monday –Thursday
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Please call 979.230.3125 to place your order and pay by cash or credit card.

Bags with first name and last initial will be placed on tables at the entrance to the Grill. Staff will be out front to validate pick-ups.

Baskets include choice of French Fries or Tater Tots
1/4LB Angus Cheeseburger $7.50
1/2LB Angus Cheeseburger $8.50
Grilled Chicken Sandwich $7.50
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich $6.50
Grilled Cheese Sandwich $5.00

Individual Hot Sandwich or Wrap
Philly Cheese Steak $6.50
Chicken Fajita $6.50

Hot Meals
Monday: Chicken Parmigiana, Vegetable Medley & Pasta $7.50

Tuesday: Chicken Fried Chicken, Green Beans & Mashed Potatoes $7.50

Wednesday: Chicken or Steak Quesadilla, Rice, Beans, Chips & Salsa $7.50

Thursday: Fried Catfish Fillets, Mac & Cheese with Broccoli $7.50

Bottled Drinks
Coke – Diet Coke – Sprite – Dr Pepper – Water $2.00

Prices include sales tax
Please allow 15-minute preparation time