Monthly Events


March 1

Wednesday
8:45 am–9:15 am

Spain Travel and Learn Information Session

Learn about the trip "Spain Land of Many Cultures" that will take place during Spring break 2018. This travel abroad experience is open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in receiving college credit for the trip, we will be looking at customer service in Europe (Hosp 135). You do not need to take the course to travel with us. Space is limited.
Location: Student Services Center Cafeteria
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/professors-trip/1908929RJ

Kerry McNiven kmcniven@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2716

March 1

Wednesday
10:00 am–1:00 pm

Campus Visit- Bay Path University

Representatives will be available to speak with students about transfer and scholarship opportunities.
Location: Student Services Center Cafe
Fee: Free

Website Address: https://www.manchestercc.edu/current-students/transfer-to-another-college-or-university/

Robert C. Turner Jr. rturner@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3328

March 1

Wednesday
12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Effective Resume Writing

Improve your visibility in the job market. The Effective Resume Writing workshop will provide information on the skills and strategies needed to develop a resume that gets positive response from employers. Sponsored by MCC Career Services. Sponsored by MCC Career Services.
Location: Student Services Center L107
Fee: Free

Julie Greene jgreene@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3372

March 1

Wednesday
2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Let’s Talk - Immigration: Policy and Laws That May Affect You

Featured Guests: Attorney Dana R. Bucin, chair of the Murtha Cullina immigration practice, and Dr. Bill Howe, former program manager for culturally responsive education, multicultural education, bullying and harassment, gender equity and civil rights at the Connecticut Department of Education, Sponsored by President's Office and Diversity Committee.
Location: Learning Resource Center Library Fireside Commons
Fee: Free

Debra Freund dfreund@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3107

March 2

Thursday
10:00 am–1:00 pm

2017 Spring Transfer Fair

Ready to transfer your credits? Students will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 50 different colleges and universities, who will be ready to answer questions regarding admission requirements, transfer scholarships and other educational opportunities. The event will also take place in the Raymond F. Damato Learning Resource Center atrium.
Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Building Galleria 1st Floor
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.manchestercc.edu/current-students/transfer-to-another-college-or-university/

Robert C. Turner Jr. rturner@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3328

March 2

Thursday
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

The Common Read Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of MCC's Common Read, Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Hosted by Lisa Sandoval in the Library. Refreshments provided. Open to all faculty, staff, and students. Sponsored by MCC's Common Read.
Location: Learning Resource Center A121
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://libguides.manchestercc.edu/theireyes

Andrew Sottile asottile@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2668

March 2

Thursday
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

The Common Read Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of MCC's Common Read, Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Hosted by Lisa Sandoval in the Library. Refreshments provided. Open to all faculty, staff, and students. Sponsored by MCC's Common Read.
Location: Learning Resource Center A121
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://libguides.manchestercc.edu/theireyes

Andrew Sottile asottile@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2668

March 2

Thursday
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Spain Travel and Learn Information Session

Learn about the trip "Spain Land of Many Cultures" that will take place during Spring break 2018. This travel abroad experience is open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in receiving college credit for the trip, we will be looking at customer service in Europe (Hosp 135). You do not need to take the course to travel with us. Space is limited.
Location: Student Services Center Cafeteria
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/professors-trip/1908929RJ

Kerry McNiven kmcniven@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2716

March 2

Thursday
7:00 pm–9:00 pm

Great Path Academy Cabaret Night

All family and friends are welcome to come and enjoy a night of entertaining music from the Great Path Music Department. Mr. Wolf and his students have worked extremely hard in preparation for this event. Please come and support! Tickets are $10 or 5$ for students/seniors. If you any questions at all please contact Mr. Wolf. Sponsored by Great Path Academy Music Department.
Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: $10.00

Website Address: http://greatpathmusic.com

Steven Wolf steven.wolf@hartfordschools.org 860-512-3749

March 3

Friday
7:00 am–8:00 pm

*CANCELLED* MCC Student Trip to Boston

Student Government Association is hosting a trip to Boston provided for students and their guest. Come enjoy a day in the city. Students are $10 and may bring one guest for $15 . Please sign up in L149 by Friday February 24th. Any questions please email ma-sga-cab@mcc.commnet.edu
Location: Boston, MA
Fee: $10.00

Kayla Choiniere ma-sga-cab@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3291

March 3

Friday
1:30 pm–2:30 pm

Spain Travel and Learn Information Session

Learn about the trip "Spain Land of Many Cultures" that will take place during Spring break 2018. This travel abroad experience is open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in receiving college credit for the trip, we will be looking at customer service in Europe (Hosp 135). You do not need to take the course to travel with us. Space is limited.
Location: Student Services Center Cafeteria
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/professors-trip/1908929RJ

Kerry McNiven kmcniven@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2716

March 3

Friday
7:00 pm–9:00 pm

Great Path Academy Cabaret Night

All family and friends are welcome to come and enjoy a night of entertaining music from the Great Path Music Department. Mr. Wolf and his students have worked extremely hard in preparation for this event. Please come and support! Tickets are $10 or 5$ for students/seniors. If you any questions at all please contact Mr. Wolf. Sponsored by Great Path Academy Music Department.
Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: $10.00

Website Address: http://greatpathmusic.com

Steven Wolf steven.wolf@hartfordschools.org 860-512-3749

March 7

Tuesday
10:00 am–11:00 am

Dehn Visiting Artist Series - Sculptor Patrick Quinn

The artists will give a talk about his use of blacksmithing techniques to create unique sculpture. The talk begins at 10 a.m. and, following it, Mr. Quinn will demonstrate is technique using a portable forge in the metals studio (AST D133), from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Patrick J. Quinn graduated from the School of Art and Design at Alfred University with divisional honors in sculpture. Inspired by old world techniques, he has succeeded in developing his own style. Sponsored by Dehn Foundation.
Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Building Auditorium
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.patrickjquinn.com

Dan Long dlong@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2697

March 8

Wednesday
8:00 am–12:00 pm

Great Path Academy Early Release Day

Students have an early release in order for teacher to participate in professional development workshops. Students will be dismissed at 12 and lunch is not provided on early release days.
Location: Great Path Academy Atrium 1st floor
Fee: Free

DaSheena Robinson robid002@hartfordschools.org 860-512-3700

March 8

Wednesday
11:00 am–1:00 pm

"Girl Rising" Film Screening and Discussion

Please join us for this event in celebration of International Women's Day! "Girl Rising" uses storytelling to inspire action that gets girls into classrooms worldwide. Get to know 9 unforgettable girls and the tremendous challenges they face in order to pursue their dreams.

Join us after the film for a discussion on the global and local impact of the education gender gap, and how you can make a difference.
Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Building Auditorium
Fee: Free

Nia Mitchell nmitchell@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2647

March 8

Wednesday
11:00 am–2:00 pm

Campus Visit - University of New Haven

Representatives will be available to speak with students about transfer and scholarship opportunities.
Location: Arts, Sciences, Technology Ctr Rotunda
Fee: Free

Website Address: https://www.manchestercc.edu/current-students/transfer-to-another-college-or-university/

Robert C. Turner Jr. rturner@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3328

March 8

Wednesday
12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Interviewing Tips

This workshop will cover the various stages of the interviewing process. Job seekers will gain insight into frequently asked interview questions and other tips that can help lead to a successful interview. This workshop is open to the public. Sponsored by MCC Career Services.
Location: Student Services Center L107
Fee: Free

Julie Greene jgreene@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3372

March 10

Friday
2:30 pm–3:30 pm

Great Path Academy Jazz Band Rehearsal

Mr. Wolf will hold band practice with students in GP126. Students should arrange transportation for each practice.
Location: Great Path Academy GP126
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://greatpathmusic.com

Steven Wolf steven.wolf@hartfordschools.org 860-512-3749

March 16

Thursday
6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Resume Writing Workshop for MCC Alumni

This informative workshop especially for MCC alumni will provide tips and recommendations regarding the skills and strategies needed to develop an effective resume, in order to receive a more positive response from employers.

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for light refreshments and networking. The workshop runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Space is limited. Register online or call 860-512-2909. Sponsored by MCC Alumni Association.
Location: Learning Resource Center A142
Fee: Free

Website Address: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edu6pvpd97266717&oseq=&c=&ch=

Diana Reid dreid@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2909

March 17

Friday
2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Coogan School Irish Step Dancers

Dances will include the lively treble reel and the elegant slip jib, steps choreographed by the Coogan School and other dances that were choreographed many decades ago in Ireland. Students will also perform the Four-Hand Reel, a figure dance that lives on as a beautiful, intricate and difficult dance requiring the use of arm movements as well as step work. Open to the public. Sponsored by the Organization of Active Adults.
Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Building Auditorium
Fee: Free

Website Address: https://www.manchestercc.edu/continuing-education/organization-of-active-adults/

Sheila Springsteen sspringsteen@aol.com 860-627-0444

March 20

Monday
10:00 am–1:00 pm

Campus Visit - Bay Path University

Representatives will be available to speak with students about transfer and scholarship opportunities.
Location: Student Services Center Cafe
Fee: Free

Website Address: https://www.manchestercc.edu/current-students/transfer-to-another-college-or-university/

Robert C. Turner Jr. rturner@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3328

March 21

Tuesday
2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Women's History Month Celebration

Presentation on "Success of Women Across Time," by Elizabeth Horton- Sheff.
Classes as well as the general public are invited to attend
Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Nylsa Ubarri-Young NUbarri_young@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3324

March 22

Wednesday
10:00 am–1:00 pm

Campus Visit - University of Saint Joesph

Representatives will be available to speak with students about transfer and scholarship opportunities.
Location: Student Services Center Cafe
Fee: Free

Website Address: https://www.manchestercc.edu/current-students/transfer-to-another-college-or-university/

Robert C. Turner Jr. rturner@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3328

March 22

Wednesday
12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Effective Resume Writing

Improve your visibility in the job market. The Effective Resume Writing workshop will provide information on the skills and strategies needed to develop a resume that gets positive response from employers. Sponsored by MCC Career Services. Sponsored by MCC Career Services.
Location: Student Services Center L107
Fee: Free

Julie Greene jgreene@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3372

March 22

Wednesday
4:00 pm–5:30 pm

The Amistad, Sierra Leone, and Building the Mende Liberté

Professor Deborah Simmons will discuss how the history of the Amistad Revolt and the history of Sierra Leone influenced the design and building of her 20-foot wooden boat, the "Mende Liberté." Professor Simmons will also display the "Mende Liberté" in the MCC Village Courtyard during the day of the talk (weather permitting.) Sponsored by MCC History and Art History Club.
Location: Village 6 V162
Fee: Free

Sarah Cieglo scieglo@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2767

March 23

Thursday
10:00 am–1:00 pm

Campus Visit - Central Connecticut State University

Representatives will be available to speak with students about transfer and scholarship opportunities.
Location: Student Services Center Cafe
Fee: Free

Website Address: https://www.manchestercc.edu/current-students/transfer-to-another-college-or-university/

Robert C. Turner Jr. rturner@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3328

March 23

Thursday
6:30 pm–9:00 pm

Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Series

6:30 p.m. - Featured poets Pat Hale and Ginny Lowe Connors. Hale has published two poetry books, "Seeing Them with My Eyes Closed" and "Composition and Flight." Connors has published three poetry books, including the recent "Toward the Hanging Tree: Poems of Salem Village" and edited several others. 8 p.m. - Classical guitarist Frank Wallace. Wallace, whose recordings are available at www.gyremusic.com, including original compositions, recently toured Europe. For more info: www.frankwallace.com. Sponsored by Town of Manchester Downtown Arts & Culture Grant Program and MCC Foundation.
Location: MCC on Main Dehn Gallery
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.manchesterecc.edu/mmg

Stephen Campiglio scampiglio@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2824

March 24

Friday
6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Opening Reception - "Corazones Abiertos"

Join us for the opening reception and a Q and A with the artists: Corina Alvarezdelugo, Ruben Marroquin, Duvian Montoya, Balan Soto and Deborah Velasquez. Their collective work in media including paint, new media and drawing is drawn from traditional Latino crafts, art ideas and techniques. The exhibition runs from March 7 through May 13.
Location: MCC on Main Dehn Gallery
Fee: Free

Jane Rainwater jrainwater@manchestercc.edu 860-331-7842

March 29

Wednesday
12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Interviewing Tips

The Interviewing Tips workshop will cover the various stages of the interviewing process. Job seekers will gain insight into frequently asked interview questions and other tips that can help lead to a successful interview. This workshop is open to the public. Sponsored by MCC Career Services.
Location: Student Services Center L107
Fee: Free

Julie Greene jgreene@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3372

March 29

Wednesday
3:30 pm–4:30 pm

The Common Read Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of MCC's Common Read, Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Hosted by Lois Coleman in the Library. Refreshments provided. Open to all faculty, staff, and students. Sponsored by MCC's Common Read.
Location: Learning Resource Center A121
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://libguides.manchestercc.edu/theireyes

Andrew Sottile asottile@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2668

March 30

Thursday
12:30 pm–3:30 pm

Joint Forum on Inequality

An Interdisciplinary Exploration of the Issue of Inequality:
Students, faculty and staff will present and explore the issue of inequality from a number of disciplines in order to better understand the impacts of a growing socio-economic divide in the U.S. and to learn about civic engagement. MCC is a member institution in the AASCU/TDC, The Democracy Commitment and Economic Inequality Initiative. Sponsored by Cultural Programs.
Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Building Auditorium
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.manchestercc.edu

Maura O'Connor moconnor@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2692

March 31

Friday
8:15 am–2:30 pm

Ally Training

The inductees to Great Path's Ally program will undergo training from the Anti-Defamation Lead. In this workshop students will learn what it means to turn from a "bystander" to an "ally"
Location: Great Path Academy GP136
Fee: Free

Aida Lopez alopez@hartfordschools.org 860-512-3700

March 31

Friday
9:00 am–1:00 pm

29th Annual Regional Job Fair

The annual Regional Job Fair is open to the general public and offers free parking with no admission charge. Job seekers can meet face-to-face with 60+ employers expected to attend this event. Career opportunities are available in all areas from management, professional, technical, medical, and sales, to manufacturing and everything in between. Employers will have the opportunity to recruit from 800+ prospective candidates. Sponsored by MCC Foundation, CT Dept. of Labor, Journal Inquirer.
Location: Great Path Academy Gym-West
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.manchestercc.edu/jobfair

Julie Greene jgreene@manchestercc.edu 337-2

March 31

Friday
12:30 pm–3:30 pm

National Issues Forum Deliberative Dialogue: Food Insecurity

The USDA defines food insecurity as a state in which “consistent access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources at times during the year.” According to a recent study, 13.1 percent, or 472,540 Connecticut residents, are food insecure. Following the National Issues Forum’s Deliberative Dialogue process, small groups will exchange and weigh ideas and opinions about the issue with a goal of understanding its complexities and developing an informed opinion. Sponsored by UCONN.
Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://www.manchestercc.edu

Brion vanOver Bvanover@manchestercc.edu 264-5