October 2014 Events

  • October 1, 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM

    Yoga Class

    Instruction by Teresa Maturino. Attendees must bring their own Yoga mats.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: 903 Main Street, Manchester CT 06040. Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Michele Colletti or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 per session
  • October 1, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Zumba(R) Fitness

    Class led by Michele Colletti.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Michele Colletti or 860.647.6030
    Fee: $8 per person, per class
  • October 2, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

    An Afternoon of Music and Poetry at MCC Bookstore

    Come liven up your workday or school day afternoon with music and poetry, featuring Nick Cutroneo, classical guitarist, and Stephen Campiglio, poet. Cutroneo performs widely as both a soloist and a member of New England Guitar Quartet. For more info: www.nickcutroneo.com. Campiglio is the author of two poetry books, both of which will be available for sale and signing: Cross-Fluence and Verbal Clouds through Various Magritte Skies. He directs the Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Series at MCC.
    Location: MCC Bookstore
    Contact: Sharon Feen or 860-645-3140
    Fee: Free
    Sponsored by MCC Bookstore
  • October 2, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    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. This workshop is free and open to the public.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 4, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Live on Main: On Call

    Live Music featuring "On Call"! Veterans of the Connecticut music scene, On Call has shared billings with Jeffrey Gaines and Sister Hazel. A duo comprising Greg "Ziggy" Zigmont and Tony Piacenta, On Call has played their way into the hum-along consciousness of music fans across the region by applying their tight vocal harmony, tasteful
    guitar riffs and masterful arranging to popular tunes.

    BYOB limited to Beer and Wine only

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5 per person
  • October 5, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

    Sunday Jazz Series

    Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with jazz music every first Sunday of the month. Wine tasting and light fare provided.


    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860.647.6030
    Fee: $15 per person
  • October 6, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

    Zumba(R) Fitness

    Class led by Michele Colletti.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Michele Colletti or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 per person, per class
  • October 7, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Interviewing Tips Workshop

    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 free and open to the public.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 7, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

    Common Read Lecture: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" with Stephen Latham

    Discussion of the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot, with Stephen Latham, director, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics and senior lecturer, political science at Yale University.
    Location: Learning Resource Center, Library, Fireside Commons
    Contact: Paula Cook or 860-512-2877
    Fee: Free
    Sponsored by MCC Library
  • October 7, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Campus Visit- Albertus Magnus

    Regional representatives will be on campus to discuss transfer opportunities with interested students.
    Location: SBM Rotunda
    Contact: Advising & Counseling Center or 860 512-3320
  • October 8, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Part-Time Job Fair

    Approximately 25 companies are expected, and will be promoting a wide range of part-time positions offering flexible hours. Job seekers are encouraged to wear appropriate dress and have résumés handy! Event will run from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


    Location: SBMCF/AST Rotunda
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
    Fee: Free
  • October 8, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Common Read Book Discussion Groups

    Please join us for great discussion, good company and refreshments while exploring a fine read, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot. We look forward to seeing you at any of the listed book discussions.
    Location: Room A121 in the Library
    Contact: Rosalyn Wormack or 860-512-2618
    Fee: free
  • October 8, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Campus Visit - Trinity College

    Regional representatives will be on campus to discuss transfer opportunities with interested students.
    Location: SBM Rotunda
    Contact: Advising and Counseling Center or 860-512-3320
  • October 8, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Beers, Burgers and Managing Your Bucks

    The Global Jobs Crisis and How You Can Prepare Now:
    We are a global, technology-driven economy and the jobs crisis has thrown the Millennial generation off-balance. Learn how you can prepare for a financially successful career upon your graduation.

    Beer tasting provided by Oxford Liquors. Burger sliders provided by Corey's Catsup and Mustard.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery, Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $10 per person
  • October 9, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Campus Visit- University of Saint Joseph

    Regional representatives will be on campus to discuss transfer opportunities with interested students.
    Location: SSC Café
    Contact: Advising and Counseling Center or 860-512-3320
  • October 9, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Interviewing Tips Workshop

    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 free and open to the public.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 10, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Trivia Night

    Join MCC on Main for our first-ever Trivia Night!
    Prizes will be awarded. Teams of two or more are welcome! BYOB.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860.647.6030
    Fee: $5 per person
  • October 11, 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

    Wirework Jewelry

    Make beautiful pieces of jewelry as you learn wire wrapping and wire work techniques in this four-week course. A new skill will be introduced each week as students' progress from basic wire wrapping techniques to more advanced skills. Students should bring the following tools with them to class: chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, and side/flush wire cutters.
    There will be a $25 materials fee collected at this first class. Class meets weekly through Nov. 1.
    Instructor – Lisa Pichnarcik

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $150 for the four-week course
  • October 14, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Job Search & Cover Letters Workshop

    This workshop will help individuals identify strategies and techniques for managing a comprehensive and effective job search and maximizing the impact of a cover letter. This workshop is free and open to the public.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 14, 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM

    Business Programs Information Session

    Thinking of a career in business? Please join MCC business programs faculty for an information session about the advantages and possibilities of a career in business. Students interested in accounting, management, finance, marketing or business administration should attend. Snacks and refreshments provided!
    Location: LRC B-220
    Contact: Martin Hart or 860-512-2625
  • October 14, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Common Read Book Discussion Groups

    Please join us for great discussion, good company, and refreshments while exploring a fine read, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. We look forward to seeing you at any of the listed book discussions.
    Location: Room A121 in the Library
    Contact: Rosalyn Wormack or 860-512-2618
    Fee: free
  • October 15, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Century 21 Home Buyers Seminar

    Join Century 21 as they provide relevant information for home buyers, including the latest on insurance, sales, legal issues and more!

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Conference Room
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860.647.6030
    Fee: Free
  • October 15, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Zumba(R) Fitness

    Class led by Michele Colletti.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Michele Colletti or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 per person, per class
  • October 16, 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM

    Occupational Therapy Assistant Information Session

    Students interested in the OTA program are welcome to attend an information session. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process. Coordinators will answer questions about the program during the information session. No pre-event sign-up is required.
    Location: LRC A108
    Contact: Maggie Moriarty or 860-512-2719
    Fee: none
  • October 16, 1:45 PM to 2:30 PM

    Dental Assistant Certificate Information Session

    The Dental Assistant Certificate program coordinator will present information on the application process, curriculum, and describe the job of a dental assistant. No registration is required.
    Location: LRC A108
    Contact: Kathy Jeffries or 860-512-2705
    Fee: None
  • October 16, 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM

    Health & Exercise Science Information Session

    Health & Exercise Program information session for students interested in the program. No registration is required.
    Location: LRC A108
    Contact: Allison MacKenzie or 860-512-2718
    Fee: none
  • October 16, 3:15 PM to 4:00 PM

    Respiratory Care Information Session

    Students interested in the Respiratory Care program are welcome to attend an information session. Attending an information session is the first step in the admission process. Coordinators will answer questions about the program during the session. Advanced sign-up is not required.
    Location: LRC A108
    Contact: Nancy LaRoche-Shovak or 860-512-2714
    Fee: none
  • October 16, 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Radiologic Science Information Session

    Program coordinators will present information about the Radiological Science program. Registration is not required.
    Location: LRC A108
    Contact: Theresa Blake or 860-512-2704
    Fee: none
  • October 16, 4:45 PM to 5:30 PM

    Surgical Technology Information Session

    Students interested in the Surgical Technology program are welcome to attend an information session. Attending an information session is the first step in the application process. Coordinators will answer all questions about the program during the session. Students do not need to sign up in advance for the session.
    Location: LRC B123
    Contact: Richard Clark or 860-512-2715
    Fee: none
  • October 16, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Job Search & Cover Letters Workshop

    This workshop will help individuals identify strategies and techniques for managing a comprehensive and effective job search and maximizing the impact of a cover letter. This workshop is free and open to the public.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 16, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word and Music Series

    At 7 p.m., featured poets Jina Ortiz, who has published in Afro-Hispanic Review and Green Mountains Review among others and is co-editor of ALL ABOUT SKIN: Short Fiction by Women of Color; and Michael Fisher, whose new book is The Wolf Spider. At 8 p.m., special appearance by Relative Pitch Records and Thirsty Ear recording artists Michael Bisio, acoustic bass; and Mat Maneri, viola/violin. Bisio is bassist for the Matthew Shipp Trio; Maneri has recorded with Hatology and Aum Fidelity.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Stephen Campiglio or 860-512-2824
    Fee: Free
    Sponsored by MCC Foundation
  • October 17, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    International Film Series

    Gloria (Chile). Gloria is a middle-aged divorcee who still feels young. Though lonely, she makes the best of her situation. Her fragile happiness changes on the day she meets Rodolfo. Their intense passion, to which Gloria gives her all, leaves her feeling hope and despair, until she uncovers a new strength and realizes that, in her golden years, she can shine brighter than ever. Stars Paulina García who won Best Actress at 2014 Berlin Film Festival. 110 mins. Drama. Spanish. Rated R.
    Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium
    Contact: Evelyn Angry-Smith or 860.512.2874
    Fee: Free
  • October 20, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

    Zumba(R) Fitness

    Class led by Michele Colletti.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Michele Colletti or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 per person, per class
  • October 21, 10:15 AM to 10:25 AM

    Shelter in Place Drill for the Entire Campus

    There will be a brief safety-procedure drill to protect staff and students in case of emergencies on the campus.
    Location: All Campus Buildings
    Contact: Lt. Michael Davis or 860 512-3682
  • October 21, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Making Effective Career Choices

    Learn how to make effective career choices through the use of traditional and online career-guidance assessment tools. Match your interests and personality types with career fields and traditional position titles, identify typical educational paths that one can take to become qualified for specific positions and learn about available online resources that can assist you in your research process.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
    Fee: Free
  • October 21, 7:15 PM to 7:25 PM

    Shelter in Place Drill for the Entire Campus

    A brief safety-procedure drill to protect staff and students in case of emergencies on the campus.
    Location: All Campus Buildings
    Contact: Lt. Michael Davis or 860-512-3682
  • October 22, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Zumba(R) Fitness

    Class led by Michele Colletti.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Michele Colletti or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 per person, per class
  • October 23, 6:00 PM to 11:00 AM

    Fine Art Faculty Show

    An exhibition of MCC Fine Art faculty recent work, including painting, printmaking,
    photography, and sculpture.
    Location: Hans Weiss Newspace GalleryAST building
    Contact: susan classen-sullivan or 860 5l2-2693
  • October 23, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Making Effective Career Choices

    Learn how to make effective career choices through the use of traditional and online career-guidance assessment tools. Match your interests and personality types with career fields and traditional position titles, identify typical educational paths that one can take to become qualified for specific positions and learn about available online resources that can assist you in your research process.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 25, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    17th Annual Empty Bowl Project

    Attend the 17th Annual Empty Bowl Project, and your admission fee of $15 gives you a handmade ceramic bowl that you can fill with unlimited soup and bread during the event. Proceeds benefit Foodshare. Keep the ceramic bowl as a reminder that more than 128,000 people, including some 50,0000 children, experience hunger in the greater Hartford area and Tolland counties.
    Location: Culinary Arts Center
    Contact: Kathy Kern or 860-512-2794
    Sponsored by MCC Culinary Arts Dept & Foodshare
  • October 25, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Acoustic on Main: Open Mic Night

    Join Curtis Willey as he hosts Open Mic at MCC on Main. Sign-ups start at 6:30 p.m. the day of the event. Equipment available: PA system, microphones, and microphone stands. Showcase your talents for all of Manchester at our popular downtown location.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860.647.6030
    Fee: $5 per person, including talent
  • October 27, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

    Zumba(R) Fitness

    Class led by Michele Colletti.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Michele Colletti or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 per person, per class
  • October 29, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Zumba(R) Fitness

    Class led by Michele Colletti.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Michele Colletti or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 per person, per class
  • October 30, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Transfer Fair

    Ready to transfer your credits? Students will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 40 different colleges and universities. These representatives will be ready to answer questions regarding admission requirements, transfer scholarships, and other educational opportunities.
    Location: Learning Resource Center (LRC) and the SBM Charitable Foundation Building (AST)
    Contact: Robert C Turner Jr or 860-512-3328
    Sponsored by Advising and Counseling Dept.
Last Update: September 21 2014
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