CCBC ap­points Brooke Bog­nanni Dean of the School of Writ­ing, Lit­er­acy and Lan­guages

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— The Com­mu­nity Col­lege of Bal­ti­more County is pleased to an­nounce that Brooke Bog­nanni, MFA, was ap­pointed Dean of the School of Writ­ing, Lit­er­acy and Lan­guages on July 1, 2020.

The School is com­prised of the English, ESOL, Aca­demic Lit­er­acy and World Lan­guages dis­ci­plines.

Bog­nanni, who has been at CCBC for 20 years, was most re­cently the de­part­ment chair of English. She started as an ad­junct at the Es­sex cam­pus and later be­came a full pro­fes­sor.

One of the first grad­u­ates of the CCBC Pres­i­dent’s Lead­er­ship Academy, she was also a mem­ber of the Col­lege Se­nate and a co­founder of the Cre­ative Writ­ing pro­gram at CCBC.

In ad­di­tion, Bog­nanni has served as guest lec­turer at Loy­ola Col­lege (now Univer­sity), where she was a grad­u­ate. A mem­ber of the As­so­ci­a­tion of Writ­ers & Writ­ing Pro­grams and of the Academy of Amer­i­can Po­ets, she was named Who’s Who Among

Amer­ica’s Teach­ers and earned recog­ni­tion as Loy­ola’s Most In­flu­en­tial Men­tor for the ALANA Scholar’s So­ci­ety for mul­ti­cul­tural stu­dents.

Her book, “Morn­ing Glo­ries & Other Po­ems,” was pub­lished by Red Hen Press Los An­ge­les, and her po­etry has ap­peared in jour­nals such as the “Los An­ge­les Re­view” and the in­ter­na­tional “Ash­vamegh.” Bog­nanni was also a fea­tured writer for po­etry and non­fic­tion in the acclaimed jour­nal, “Ital­ian Amer­i­cana.”

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BROOKE BOG­NANNI

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