Current Information Sessions


June 30

Friday
11:00 am–12:00 pm

Surgical Technology

Students interested in exploring a medical career in Surgical Technology can attend an Information Session to learn about the specific opportunities within the profession. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process. The program coordinator will provide details about the program and answer questions during the session. Preregistration is recommended however no registration is required for this event. Please bring any unofficial college transcripts to the information sessions.

Location: Learning Resource Center B129
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/academics/divisions/science-technology-engineering-mathematics/health-careers/

Nancy LaRoche-Shovak MS, RRT Nlaroche-shovak@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2714


July 11

Tuesday
1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Surgical Technology

Students interested in exploring a medical career in Surgical Technology can attend an Information Session to learn about the specific opportunities within the profession. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process. The program coordinator will provide details about the program and answer questions during the session. Preregistration is recommended however no registration is required for this event. Please bring any unofficial college transcripts to the information sessions.

Location: Learning Resource Center B129
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/academics/divisions/science-technology-engineering-mathematics/health-careers/

Nancy LaRoche-Shovak MS, RRT Nlaroche-shovak@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2714


July 11

Tuesday
5:30 pm–7:00 pm

Admissions and Financial Aid

Attendees will learn about the enrollment process, transfer options, programs and services offered, financial aid and a tour will be given at the end of the session.

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/enrollment/admissions

Elijah A. Oliver eoliver@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3218


July 12

Wednesday
10:00 am–11:00 am

Culinary and Hospitality

Please meet at the Culinary Arts Center.  Campus buildings are large, so please allow ample time to find your way.  Tours leave the area promptly. Maps and parking information can be found on the website. During the tour and information session, you will learn about program options in culinary arts and hospitality management. There will be plenty of time to answer all your questions. To get the most out of your session, please review our culinary arts and hospitality management program pages and the FAQs webpage. Pre-register by emailing cstafford@manchestercc.edu.

Location: Student Services Center Cheney Dining Room
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/culinary

Carl Stafford cstafford@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2786


July 25

Tuesday
5:30 pm–7:00 pm

Admissions and Financial Aid

Attendees will learn about the enrollment process, transfer options, programs and services offered, financial aid and a tour will be given at the end of the session.

Location: Great Path Academy Community Commons
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/enrollment/admissions

Elijah A. Oliver eoliver@manchestercc.edu 860-512-3218


July 26

Wednesday
4:30 pm–5:30 pm

Culinary and Hospitality

Please meet at the Culinary Arts Center.  Campus buildings are large, so please allow ample time to find your way.  Tours leave the area promptly. Maps and parking information can be found on the website. During the tour and information session, you will learn about program options in culinary arts and hospitality management. There will be plenty of time to answer all your questions. To get the most out of your session, please review our culinary arts and hospitality management program pages and the FAQs webpage. Pre-register by emailing cstafford@manchestercc.edu.

Location: Student Services Center Cheney Dining Room
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/culinary

Carl Stafford cstafford@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2785


August 9

Wednesday
5:30 pm–6:30 pm

Culinary and Hospitality

Please meet at the Culinary Arts Center.  Campus buildings are large, so please allow ample time to find your way.  Tours leave the area promptly. Maps and parking information can be found on the website. During the tour and information session, you will learn about program options in culinary arts and hospitality management. There will be plenty of time to answer all your questions. To get the most out of your session, please review our culinary arts and hospitality management program pages and the FAQs webpage. Pre-register by emailing cstafford@manchestercc.edu.

Location: Student Services Center Cheney Dining Room
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/culinary

Carl Stafford cstafford@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2786


August 15

Tuesday
6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Phlebotomy

A Certified Phlebotomist collects and prepares blood specimens for analysis. This course includes classroom lecture and a clinical rotation at Eastern CT Health Network (ECHN) facilities in the Manchester area.Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Certification Exam. To learn more about this course, the role of a Certified Phlebotomist and have your questions answered, please join us for this free information session.

Location: Learning Resource Center B144
Fee: Free

This information session is free but registration is required. You can register in 5 ways. 1. By mail, using the registration form from one of the Credit-Free catalogs. 2.In-person, at the Registar's Office. 3. By fax, to 860-512-3321 using the registration form from one of the Credit-Free catalogs. 4. By phone, 860-512-3232. 5. Online, at www.manchestercc.edu/continuing-education.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/phlebotomy

Michelle Furhman AlliedHealthCE@manchestermcc.edu 860-512-2826


August 22

Tuesday
6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Certified Nurse Aid

A Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) job puts you on the front lines of patient care and works under the supervision of a nurse to help patients with daily living tasks. The CNA program includes classroom and clinical instruction where students learn about basic nursing skills, anatomy, physiology, nutrition and infection control. In the clinical setting, students work with patients at a long-term care facility to gain hands-on experience. To learn more about this course, the role of a Certified Nurse Aide and have your questions answered, please join us for this free information session.

Location: Learning Resource Center B125
Fee: Free

This information session is free but registration is required. You can register in 5 ways. 1. By mail, using the registration form from one of the Credit-Free catalogs. 2.In-person, at the Registar's Office. 3. By fax, to 860-512-3321 using the registration form from one of the Credit-Free catalogs. 4. By phone, 860-512-3232. 5. Online, at www.manchestercc.edu/continuing-education.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/cna

Michelle Furhman AlliedHealthCE@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2826


August 23

Wednesday
10:00 am–11:00 am

Culinary and Hospitality

Please meet at the Culinary Arts Center.  Campus buildings are large, so please allow ample time to find your way.  Tours leave the area promptly. Maps and parking information can be found on the website. During the tour and information session, you will learn about program options in culinary arts and hospitality management. There will be plenty of time to answer all your questions. To get the most out of your session, please review our culinary arts and hospitality management program pages and the FAQs webpage. Pre-register by emailing cstafford@manchestercc.edu.

Location: Student Services Center Cheney Dining Room
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/culinary

Carl Stafford cstafford@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2786


August 23

Wednesday
6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Emergency Medical Technician

The Emergency Medial Techician (EMT) is a first responder that is on the scene in the event of accident or illness. An EMT must assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, extricate trapped individuals, and transport injured or sick people to medical facilities. This course prepares students to sit for the initial State of CT Certified EMT examination and national board certification, which is a primary qualification for EMT personnel. To learn more about this course, the role of an EMT and have your questions answered, please join us for this free information session.

Location: Learning Resource Center B125
Fee: Free

This information session is free but registration is required. You can register in 5 ways. 1. By mail, using the registration form from one of the Credit-Free catalogs. 2.In-person, at the Registar's Office. 3. By fax, to 860-512-3321 using the registration form from one of the Credit-Free catalogs. 4. By phone, 860-512-3232. 5. Online, at www.manchestercc.edu/continuing-education.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/emt

Michelle Furhman AlliedHealthCE@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2826


August 23

Wednesday
6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician prepares medications under the direction of a pharmacist and may measure, mix, count, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications. This comprehensive 60-hour course prepares students for an entry-level position in a community hospital, long-term care setting, or pharmacy and is an excellent review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) national certification exam. To learn more about this course, the role of a Pharmacy Technician and have your questions answered, please join us for this free information session.

Location: Learning Resource Center B144
Fee: Free

This information session is free but registration is required. You can register in 5 ways. 1. By mail, using the registration form from one of the Credit-Free catalogs. 2.In-person, at the Registar's Office. 3. By fax, to 860-512-3321 using the registration form from one of the Credit-Free catalogs. 4. By phone, 860-512-3232. 5. Online, at www.manchestercc.edu/continuing-education.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/continuing-education/credit-free-programs/professional-development-courses/allied-health/pharmacy-technician-certification/

Michelle Furhman AlliedHealthCE@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2826


September 19

Tuesday
4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Advanced Manufacturing

The Precision Manufacturing Program is designed to provide students with a valuable skill set in just six months. Students who complete the program are qualified for an entry-level position as a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine operator. Students who complete the Precision Manufacturing Program earn up to 30 credits that can be applied toward an A.S. in Technology Studies - Industrial Technology Option.

Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Center C142
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/manufacturing

Dave Russell drussell@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2635


October 19

Thursday
4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Advanced Manufacturing

The Precision Manufacturing Program is designed to provide students with a valuable skill set in just six months. Students who complete the program are qualified for an entry-level position as a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine operator. Students who complete the Precision Manufacturing Program earn up to 30 credits that can be applied toward an A.S. in Technology Studies - Industrial Technology Option.

Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Center C142
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/manufacturing

Dave Russell drussell@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2635


December 6

Wednesday
4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Advanced Manufacturing

The Precision Manufacturing Program is designed to provide students with a valuable skill set in just six months. Students who complete the program are qualified for an entry-level position as a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine operator. Students who complete the Precision Manufacturing Program earn up to 30 credits that can be applied toward an A.S. in Technology Studies - Industrial Technology Option.

Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Center C142
Fee: Free

Pre-registration recommended. Click here to register.

To find out more: https://www.manchestercc.edu/manufacturing

Dave Russell drussell@manchestercc.edu 860-512-2635