Monthly Events


March 20

Monday

Campus Visit - Bay Path University

Representatives will be available to speak with students about transfer and scholarship opportunities.
Location: Student Services Center Cafe
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

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

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

March 22

Wednesday

Campus Visit - University of Saint Joesph

Representatives will be available to speak with students about transfer and scholarship opportunities.
Location: Student Services Center Cafe
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

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

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

March 22

Wednesday

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

March 23

Thursday

Campus Visit - Central Connecticut State University

Representatives will be available to speak with students about transfer and scholarship opportunities.
Location: Student Services Center Cafe
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

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

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
903 Main Street, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

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

March 24

Friday

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
903 Main Street, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

March 29

Wednesday

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

March 29

Wednesday

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

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

March 29

Wednesday

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, students, and members of the community. Sponsored by MCC's Common Read. Sponsored by MCC's Common Read.
Location: Learning Resource Center A121
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

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

March 30

Thursday

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

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

March 31

Friday

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

March 31

Friday

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

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

March 31

Friday

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
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

Brion vanOver Bvanover@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2645