MCC to Hold Program Information Sessions in October for Spring 2020 Start

MANCHESTER, Conn. (September 20, 2019) – Manchester Community College’s upcoming free information sessions are a great way to explore options for success. These October sessions will provide information to students about how to start a program in the Spring 2020 semester. To pre-register for any of these sessions, visit:

Tuesday, October 8, 4-5 p.m., SBM Charitable Foundation Building, C145 – Advanced Manufacturing
Earn a Precision Manufacturing certificate in six months and qualify for an entry-level position as a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine operator. Students can also earn up to 30 credits toward an associate degree in Technology Studies – Industrial Technology Option. Info: Tracy Ariel, 860-512-2635 or email

Tuesday, October 15, 5-7 p.m., Student Services Center, L294 – Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
Learn about program options and get a tour of campus facilities. Bring your questions. Info: Bill Williams, 860-512-2777 or email

Wednesday, October 23, Learning Resource Center, A108 – Health Career Sessions
Students interested in exploring a health career can learn about specific opportunities within these four in-demand professions. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process for each program. Attend one or all four on the same day. Program coordinators will provide details and answer questions.

• 11-noon – Dental Assistant. The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. Info: Rosemary Ryan, 860-512-2705 or email

• 2-3 p.m. – Radiologic Science. MCC offers a two-year, five-semester associate degree program in Radiologic Science with Radiography and Radiation Therapy options that is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. Info: Susan Morison or Nora Uricchio, 860-512-2708 or 2730 or email

• 3-4 p.m. – Respiratory Care. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Info: Nancy LaRoche-Shovak, 860-512-2714 or email

• 4-5 p.m. – Surgical Technology. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Info: Terry Kennedy, 860-512-2715 or email

Thursday, October 24, 1-2 p.m., Learning Resource Center, B125 – Occupational Therapy Assistant
The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. Info: Maggie Moriarty, 860-512-2719 or email