Monthly Events


April 17

Tuesday

2018-04-17, 09:30:00 2018-04-17, 11:00:00 America/New_York The Economics of Going Green in the Lodging Industry This lecture will focus on the economics of ecolabels and green certifications in the lodging industry, including theoretical aspects on market structure, product differentiation and profitability. It will also present examples of ecolabels and green certifications that are relevant to the lodging industry in the United States and Connecticut. The public is invited. Great Path Academy Community Commons, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Luz Londono Diaz llondonodiaz@manchestercc.edu

The Economics of Going Green in the Lodging Industry


This lecture will focus on the economics of ecolabels and green certifications in the lodging industry, including theoretical aspects on market structure, product differentiation and profitability. It will also present examples of ecolabels and green certifications that are relevant to the lodging industry in the United States and Connecticut. The public is invited.
Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Luz Londono Diaz llondonodiaz@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2754

April 17

Tuesday

2018-04-17, 12:00:00 2018-04-17, 13:00:00 America/New_York Peer Led Sessions-Problem Solving OPEN TO ALL:
Problem Solving helps to build mental agility. You need to understand a problem before you can solve it.
Old habits in thinking, can keep you from solving problems effectively. Problem Solving allows you to consider information that you missed, so that you can solve problems effectively. Problem Solving also allows you to engage in "root-cause" analysis of the problem. A 6 step process to problem-solving will be explored.
Great Path Academy Community Commons, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Ta'Shema Odoms todoms@manchestercc.edu

Peer Led Sessions-Problem Solving


OPEN TO ALL:
Problem Solving helps to build mental agility. You need to understand a problem before you can solve it.
Old habits in thinking, can keep you from solving problems effectively. Problem Solving allows you to consider information that you missed, so that you can solve problems effectively. Problem Solving also allows you to engage in "root-cause" analysis of the problem. A 6 step process to problem-solving will be explored.
Sponsored by Veteran II Veteran Peer Mentor Program.
Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Ta'Shema Odoms todoms@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3307

April 18

Wednesday

2018-04-18, 08:00:00 2018-04-18, 12:00:00 America/New_York SAT Review Numeracy Juniors will partake in a SAT Numeracy review with the Math department. This will assist students with strategies to master the SAT! Great Path Academy Community Commons, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Scott Hoffman Scott.Hoffman@hartfordschools.org

SAT Review Numeracy


Juniors will partake in a SAT Numeracy review with the Math department. This will assist students with strategies to master the SAT!
Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Scott Hoffman Scott.Hoffman@hartfordschools.org 860-512-3753

April 18

Wednesday

2018-04-18, 18:45:00 2018-04-18, 20:45:00 America/New_York Movie Screening: "Get Out" The 2017 Academy Award-winning ("Best Screenplay) major motion picture, "Get Out," will be presented. Doors to auditorium open at 6:15 p.m. This critically-acclaimed and box office hit will be followed immediately by a brief post-film discussion at approx. 8:35 p.m. w/ Prof. Robert Brandt from MCC Communications Dept. Please bring 1+ non-perishable food item for Cougar Pantry. Sponsored by ICE TV Club w/ grateful assistance to SGA/MCCUnites Arts, Sciences and Technology Center SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Prof. Albert Kim akim@manchestercc.edu

Movie Screening: "Get Out"


The 2017 Academy Award-winning ("Best Screenplay) major motion picture, "Get Out," will be presented. Doors to auditorium open at 6:15 p.m. This critically-acclaimed and box office hit will be followed immediately by a brief post-film discussion at approx. 8:35 p.m. w/ Prof. Robert Brandt from MCC Communications Dept. Please bring 1+ non-perishable food item for Cougar Pantry. Sponsored by ICE TV Club w/ grateful assistance to SGA/MCCUnites Sponsored by ICE TV and SGA.
Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Center SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Prof. Albert Kim akim@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2797

April 19

Thursday

2018-04-19, 12:00:00 2018-04-19, 14:00:00 America/New_York Nurturing Your Investment: A Luncheon Presentation on Charitable Giving, New Tax Bill and Donor-Advised Funds Join Dr. Robert and Joyce Fish '81, along with financial planner David Brosnan for a presentation full of practical advice on estate planning and charitable giving with the new tax bill, particularly through the use of donor-advised funds.

The presentation also includes a delicious lunch prepared and served by MCC's Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management students. There is no cost to attend , but reservations are required as seating is limited. Contact Nicole Simmons.
Student Services Center Cheney Dining Room, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Nicole Simmons nsimmons@manchestercc.edu

Nurturing Your Investment: A Luncheon Presentation on Charitable Giving, New Tax Bill and Donor-Advised Funds


Join Dr. Robert and Joyce Fish '81, along with financial planner David Brosnan for a presentation full of practical advice on estate planning and charitable giving with the new tax bill, particularly through the use of donor-advised funds.

The presentation also includes a delicious lunch prepared and served by MCC's Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management students. There is no cost to attend , but reservations are required as seating is limited. Contact Nicole Simmons.
Sponsored by MCC Foundation, Inc.
Location: Student Services Center Cheney Dining Room
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Website Address: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/DAFLunch

Nicole Simmons nsimmons@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2903

April 19

Thursday

2018-04-19, 15:30:00 2018-04-19, 17:00:00 America/New_York Selah Freedom Awareness Session MCC, Manchester PD and the Manchester Rotary are partnering to bring awareness to the growing issue of sex trafficking. Experts from Selah Freedom will be on campus to give two presentations introducing the topic and raising awareness for this issue.

RSVP Required: www.manchestercc.edu/selah
Great Path Academy Community Commons, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Sara Vincent svincent@manchestercc.edu

Selah Freedom Awareness Session


MCC, Manchester PD and the Manchester Rotary are partnering to bring awareness to the growing issue of sex trafficking. Experts from Selah Freedom will be on campus to give two presentations introducing the topic and raising awareness for this issue.

RSVP Required: www.manchestercc.edu/selah

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Sara Vincent svincent@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3100

April 19

Thursday

2018-04-19, 18:30:00 2018-04-19, 21:00:00 America/New_York Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Series 6:30 p.m. – From western Massachusetts, poet Peter Gizzi, finalist for the 2016 National Book Award with his collection of poetry, Archeophonics, will read along with poet Jon Ruseki, author of the debut collection, Space Mountain. More information on Gizzi is available at: www.petergizzi.org. 8:00 p.m. – Jazz with The Dwonztet, featuring Kris Allen, alto sax; Jen Allen, keyboards; Curtis Torian, drums; Matt Dwonszyk, bass. MCC on Main Dehn Gallery, 903 Main Street, Manchester CT 06040 Stephen Campiglio scampiglio@manchestercc.edu

Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Series


6:30 p.m. – From western Massachusetts, poet Peter Gizzi, finalist for the 2016 National Book Award with his collection of poetry, Archeophonics, will read along with poet Jon Ruseki, author of the debut collection, Space Mountain. More information on Gizzi is available at: www.petergizzi.org. 8:00 p.m. – Jazz with The Dwonztet, featuring Kris Allen, alto sax; Jen Allen, keyboards; Curtis Torian, drums; Matt Dwonszyk, bass. Sponsored by Town of Manchester's 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.manchestercc.edu/mmg

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

April 19

Thursday

2018-04-19, 19:00:00 2018-04-19, 20:30:00 America/New_York Selah Freedom Awareness Session MCC, Manchester PD and the Manchester Rotary are partnering to bring awareness to the growing issue of sex trafficking. Experts from Selah Freedom will be on campus to give two presentations introducing the topic and raising awareness for this issue.

RSVP Required: www.manchestercc.edu/selah
Great Path Academy Community Commons, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Sara Vincent svincent@manchestercc.edu

Selah Freedom Awareness Session


MCC, Manchester PD and the Manchester Rotary are partnering to bring awareness to the growing issue of sex trafficking. Experts from Selah Freedom will be on campus to give two presentations introducing the topic and raising awareness for this issue.

RSVP Required: www.manchestercc.edu/selah

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Sara Vincent svincent@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3100

April 20

Friday

2018-04-20, 09:00:00 2018-04-20, 12:00:00 America/New_York CT Awareness Event: Sex Trafficking Awareness Training Selah Freedom, a 501c3 based out of Sarasota, Florida, will be on campus to provide CSEC 101, a training focused on commercial sexual exploitation of children. They will provide an in-depth presentation to help individuals understand the root issue, red flags, methods of predators and full scope of this issue.

Refreshments will be served and reservations required.
RSVP here: www.manchestercc.edu/selah.
Great Path Academy Community Commons, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Sara Vincent svincent@manchestercc.edu

CT Awareness Event: Sex Trafficking Awareness Training


Selah Freedom, a 501c3 based out of Sarasota, Florida, will be on campus to provide CSEC 101, a training focused on commercial sexual exploitation of children. They will provide an in-depth presentation to help individuals understand the root issue, red flags, methods of predators and full scope of this issue.

Refreshments will be served and reservations required.
RSVP here: www.manchestercc.edu/selah.
Sponsored by Dr. Robert Fish, Manchester Rotary, Manchester Public Schools, Manchester Police Department, MCC Foundation.
Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

Sara Vincent svincent@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3100

April 24

Tuesday

2018-04-24, 08:00:00 2018-04-24, 13:00:00 America/New_York SAT Administration All students will participate in SAT ! We wish students the best on the test and remind students to complete work on Kahn Academy prior to taking this test. Great Path Academy Atrium 2nd floor, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Camille Geathers Cgeathers@hartfordschools.org

SAT Administration


All students will participate in SAT ! We wish students the best on the test and remind students to complete work on Kahn Academy prior to taking this test.
Location: Great Path Academy Atrium 2nd floor
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Camille Geathers Cgeathers@hartfordschools.org 860-512-3712

April 25

Wednesday

2018-04-25, 08:00:00 2018-04-25, 13:00:00 America/New_York PSAT Administration All students will participate in PSAT ! We wish students the best on the test and remind students to complete work on Kahn Academy prior to taking this test. Great Path Academy Atrium 2nd floor, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Camille Geathers Cgeathers@hartfordschools.org

PSAT Administration


All students will participate in PSAT ! We wish students the best on the test and remind students to complete work on Kahn Academy prior to taking this test.
Location: Great Path Academy Atrium 2nd floor
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

Camille Geathers Cgeathers@hartfordschools.org 860-512-3712

April 27

Friday

2018-04-27, 19:00:00 2018-04-27, 22:00:00 America/New_York Evening of Fine Wines Evening of Fine Wines is MCC's premier fundraiser to support student scholarships and programs at the college. This year the event takes on a groovy theme with a nod to the late sixties in celebration of MCC Foundation's founding in 1968. Don't miss out on delicious food prepared by MCC's own culinary students, 25 wine, beer, and spirit tastings, awesome live and silent auctions along with great music, games, and raffles. Get your tickets today! Student Services Center Area to the right of the cafeteria, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Teresa Arnold tarnold@manchestercc.edu

Evening of Fine Wines


Evening of Fine Wines is MCC's premier fundraiser to support student scholarships and programs at the college. This year the event takes on a groovy theme with a nod to the late sixties in celebration of MCC Foundation's founding in 1968. Don't miss out on delicious food prepared by MCC's own culinary students, 25 wine, beer, and spirit tastings, awesome live and silent auctions along with great music, games, and raffles. Get your tickets today! Sponsored by MCC Foundation with presenting sponsor Kelser Corporation.
Location: Student Services Center Area to the right of the cafeteria
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: $95.00

Website Address: https://www.manchestercc.edu/foundation/evening-of-fine-wines/

Teresa Arnold tarnold@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2924

April 30

Monday

2018-04-30, 13:00:00 2018-04-30, 15:00:00 America/New_York Pet Therapy Take the stress out of studying! Experience the benefits of pet therapy and visit with specially trained dogs from Tails of Joy the week before exams. Learning Resource Center A142, Great Path, Manchester CT 06040 Paula Pini ppini@manchestercc.edu

Pet Therapy


Take the stress out of studying! Experience the benefits of pet therapy and visit with specially trained dogs from Tails of Joy the week before exams. Sponsored by MCC Library & Disability Services.
Location: Learning Resource Center A142
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040

Fee: Free

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

Paula Pini ppini@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2877