Manchester Community College’s Diversity Committee and the Cultural Programs Committee present master drummer Francis Kofi Akotuah, accompanied by percussionists Attah Poku and Michal Ofori, on Thursday, November 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The trio will play music from the Ewe, Ashante and Ga traditions. The concert is free and open to the public.
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A scholarship celebration was held Tuesday evening, October 30, in the SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium. A reception followed for the recipients and their families.
Continuing students can register for courses starting November 5. New students must apply and attend new student orientation before they are eligible for registration.
The Manchester Community College Alumni Association will hold its annual dinner and award ceremony Tuesday, November 13, from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. in the Student Services Center atrium.
The exhibition will run from November 8 through December 4. It is being staged in collaboration with Dyshann Anderson from Aquastone Graphic Arts & Print, where the student artists, Sarah Beth Norris and Maria Shaer, did 150-hour internships last spring. Anderson, Norris and Shaer will be on hand to discuss the work.
The Adolf and Virginia Dehn Foundation visiting artist series at Manchester Community College continues with painter Josephine Halvorson on Thursday, November 8, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Halvorson, who gives herself only one day to complete each canvas, will talk about her work.
A flu clinic will be held at Manchester Community College October 31 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the SBM Charitable Foundation Building, room E113 (behind the auditorium). The clinic is open to the public.
Mohegan Tribal Chief Many Hearts, of Niantic, also known as Lynn Malerba, will be honored not only for her work as chief of the tribe but also for her service to the larger community at MCC’s Native American Heritage Month Opening Ceremony on Monday, November 5, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Applications are being accepted for new students who want to enroll during this session, which runs December 26, 2018 through January 11, 2019. Students can earn up to four credits per course in three weeks.
Award winners are Student Leadership: Nelizabeth Diaz; Employee Leadership: Dr. Carolina Flores, professor; Community Leadership: Jason Rojas, Trinity College chief of staff and assistant vice president for external relations, who also serves as a Connecticut state representative and is an MCC Foundation board member.