Monthly Events


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 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 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 17

Friday
2:00 pm–3:00 pm

A Performance of Step Dances by the Students of The Coogan School of Irish Dance

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 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 with Artist Q and A - Corazones Abiertos (Open Hearts)

An exhibition featuring five contemporary Latino artists:
Corina Alavarezdelugo (installation), Carlos Hernandez Chavez (Monoprints), Ruben Marroquin (Textile scultptures) Balam Soto (New Media), and Duvian Montoya,(Painter).

The show runs from March 7- May 13, 2017.

Open to the Public!
Location: MCC on Main Dehn Gallery
Fee: Free

Website Address: http://mcconmain.org

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

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
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