March 2014 Events

  • March 1, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Live on Main: The Auburn Mode

    The Auburn Mode is a band of talented acoustic musicians from the Hartford, CT area with a focus on vocal harmonies and energetic live performances. Their playlists consist of both original and cover songs. Find out more at www.auburnmode.com.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5
  • March 4, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    MCC Summer Job Fair

    At this annual event, recruiters from Summer Camps & Resorts and local businesses will be on campus promoting a variety of both full and part-time short term and/or seasonal positions in the areas of camp counseling, recreation, customer service, hospitality and food services.
    Location: SBMCF Building, 1st Floor & Rotunda
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • March 4, 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
  • March 4, 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    FAFSA Online

    Receive help to complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
    Location: Financial Aid Office
    Contact: Anna Robertson or 860-512-3385
    Fee: Free
  • March 5, 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Connecticut Student Poets Poetry Reading

    Five college poets selected as the best in Connecticut will read from their work: Laura Ahking, University of Hartford; Julia Burgdorff, Connecticut College; James Ciano, Trinity College; Anna Renken, Yale University; Tori Sheldon, Albertus Magnus College. All are welcome.
    Location: Community Commons in Great Path Academy
    Contact: Steve Straight or 860-512-2688
    Fee: Free
    Sponsored by Co-sponsored by the Cultural Programs Committee and the Connecticut Poetry Circuit
  • March 6, 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
  • March 6, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Live on Main: Mass-Conn Fusion

    Join us for jazz duo Mass-Con Fusion as part of Imagine Main Street's First Thursday happenings. Jazz, Contemporary, Standards.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5
  • March 7, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Open Studio: Life Drawing

    Join us for an open figure drawing session at MCC on Main! This will be a free-form and self-directed life drawing group. Easels, tables and chairs will be provided. Please bring your own materials.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Khannie Homsombath or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8
  • March 7, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Movies on Main Spring 2014 Film Series

    The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete. A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities. Jennifer Hudson stars. 108 mins. Drama. Rated R.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Evelyn Angry-Smith or 860-512-2874
    Fee: Free Admission
  • March 11, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Job Search & Cover Letters Workshop

    The Job Search Strategies & Cover Letters workshop will help individuals identify strategies and techniques in managing a comprehensive and effective job search. This workshop is free and open to the public.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • March 11, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Wheelchair Basketball with the Connecticut Spokebenders

    Please come out and see Connecticut's premier wheelchair basketball team, The Spokebenders, compete against faculty, staff and students from Manchester Community College. Students in the Introduction to Recreation and Leisure class are hosting this event to raise awareness of adapted sports for individuals with disabilities. We are still looking for individuals to participate in the event. If interested, contact MaryJo at the number below.
    Location: Gymnasium
    Contact: MaryJo Archambault or 860-512-2708
    Fee: Free
  • March 12, 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM

    Women's History Month Luncheon

    In celebration of Women's History Month, a representative of the CT Women's Education and Legal Fund will be our guest speaker. Seating is limited, so please R.S.V.P. by March 7.
    Location: Culinary Arts Center, Student Services Center, L-294A
    Contact: Nylsa Ubarri-Young or 860-512-3324
    Fee: $8.00 per ticket
    Sponsored by MCC Women's Resources and Women's Caucus
  • March 12, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    FAFSA Online

    Receive help completing FAFSA online (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
    Location: Financial Aid Office
    Contact: Jody Bailey or 860-512-3384
    Fee: Free
  • March 12, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Beer, Burgers & Managing Your Bucks

    Capitalizing on Connecticutís boom in handcrafted beer, a new evening series at Manchesterís MCC on Main hopes to draw young adults for beer samplings, sliders and a shot of practical money advice. This month's event will feature advice on getting the best return on your taxes.
    Pre-registration: http://marchbucks.ezevent.com/

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery/Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5
  • March 13, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Job Search & Cover Letters Workshop

    The Job Search Strategies & Cover Letters workshop will help individuals identify strategies and techniques in managing a comprehensive and effective job search. This workshop is free and open to the public.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • March 13, 6:00 PM to 8:00 AM

    Newspace Gallery Opening Reception and Exhibition

    The Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery presents the Paintings and Video works by Kathryn Meyers. Opening reception, March l3th at 6 p.m.
    Location: AST Building Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery
    Contact: susan classen-sulivan or 860 512-2693
  • March 14, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Open Studio: Life Drawing

    Join us for an open figure drawing session at MCC on Main! This will be a free-form and self-directed life drawing group. Easels, tables and chairs will be provided. Please bring your own materials.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Khannie Homsombath or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8
  • March 18, 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    FAFSA Online

    Receive help to complete FAFSA online (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
    Location: Financial Aid Office
    Contact: Anna Robertson or 860-512-3385
    Fee: Free
  • March 20, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Series

    7:00 PM - 016 New Music Ensemble, a collective of strings, horns, and reeds, performing contemporary classical music from today's composers, featuring Sheri Brown, saxophone; Jordan Jacobson, trombone; on violins, Janet Jacobson and Sarah Washburn, and cellist Han-Wei Lu. 8:00 PM - Contributors from the 2013 title, Gathered Light: The Poetry of Joni Mitchell's Songs, featuring poets/writers Bessy Reyna, Steve Starger, Pit Pinegar, and Barbara LaFlesh reading from the book and their own work.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Stephen Campiglio or 860-512-2824
    Fee: Free
    Sponsored by MCC Foundation
  • March 21, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    MCC 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 more than 50 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 more than 2,000 prospective candidates.
    Location: MCC's Great Path Academy Gymnasium
    Contact: Carl Ochnio or 860-512-3372
  • March 21, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Open Studio: Life Drawing

    Join us for an open figure drawing session at MCC on Main! This will be a free-form and self-directed life drawing group. Easels, tables and chairs will be provided. Please bring your own materials.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Khannie Homsombath or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8
  • March 21, 4:50 PM

    MCC Design and Multimedia Faculty Show

    An exhibition of Manchester Community College Design and Multimedia faculty artwork will be on display at the Dehn Gallery at MCC on Main in downtown Manchester from March 21-April 24, 2014. These faculty members are educators as well as working graphic designers, illustrators, digital artists, web designers and artists. The works will reflect a diverse range of styles and approaches to design and art making. Join us for an opening reception on March 28th, 6-8pm.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery, 903 Main St., Manchester, cT 06045
    Contact: Maura O'Connor or 860-512-2692
  • March 22, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

    Live from 903 Main St.

    New England Speed & Custom and HARDENCO present Live from 903 Main St.
    Join us for an evening of art, music, vendors, beer and food. Music provided by Wise Old Moon and Friends. More info: www.nespeedshop.com and www.hartforddenimcompany.com.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $6 (payable at door)
    Sponsored by New England Speed & Customs and HARDENCO
  • March 24, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Beers, Burger, Bucks

    Got credit and/or student loan dept? This month, personal finance expert Mary Johnson will offer sound strategies for raising your credit score, reducing the cost of your debt and accelerating your pay-back time. Beer, Burgers and Managing Your Bucks is a series of monthly networking and money-management gatherings for 20- and 30-somethings.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5
  • March 25, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Making Effective Career Choices Workshop

    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 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
  • March 25, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

    Open House

    Future students, family and friends are invited to learn more about MCC at the annual Open House. Meet MCC faculty, staff and students and learn about our certificate and degree programs, courses to enhance your job skills and future employability, Career Services, Accelerated 8- and 12-week credit classes, online courses, and credit free courses. Campus tours will be provided throughout the event and special workshops will be offered on Admissions, Financial Aid and Health Careers.
    Location: Great Path Academy Gymnasium
    Contact: Joe Mesquita or 860-512-3215
  • March 25, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Dental Assistant Certificate Information Session

    Students interested in the Dental Assistant Certificate Program are invited to learn more about the program by attending an information session. The program coordinator will answer questions about the program during the session. It is not necessary to register, all are welcome. The information sessions are the first step in the application process.

    Location: GPA GP142
    Contact: Kathy Jeffries or 860-512-2705
    Fee: n/a
  • March 25, 4:30 PM to 5:30 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 for the OTA program. Coordinators will answer all questions about the program during the information session. Students do not need to sign up for the information session.
    Location: GPA GP139
    Contact: Maggie Moriarty or 860-512-2719
    Fee: n/a
  • March 25, 4:30 PM to 5:30 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 for the RC program. Coordinators will answer all questions about the program during the information session. Students do not need to sign up for the session.

    Location: GPA GP 137
    Contact: Nancy LaRoche-Shovak or 860-512-2714
    Fee: none
  • March 25, 4:30 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 for the ST Program. Coordinators will answer all questions about the program during the information session. Students do not need to sign up for the session.
    Location: LRC B123
    Contact: Richard Clark or 860-512-2715
    Fee: none
  • March 25, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Radiologic Science Information Session

    Students interested in the Radiologic Science program are welcome to attend an information session. Attending an information session is the first step in the application process for the program. Coordinators will answer all questions about the program during the information session. Students do not need to sign up for the session.
    Location: GPA GP143
    Contact: Theresa Blake or 860-512-2704
    Fee: none
  • March 25, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Therapeutic Recreation Information Session

    Students interested in learning more about the Therapeutic Recreation Program are welcome to attend an information session. The program will be given by the program coordinator. Students do not need to register to attend.
    Location: AST C201
    Contact: Mary Jo Archambault or 860-512-2708
    Fee: none
  • March 26, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    FAFSA Online

    Receive help to complete FAFSA online (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
    Location: Financial Aid Office
    Contact: Jody Bailey or 860-512-3384
    Fee: Free
  • March 27, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Open Mic Night w/ Emcee Kemet Maroon

    All members of MCC and the local community are welcome to attend this free open mic! Sign up at the door to perform or just drop in and listen.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Emily Martin or 860-647-6030
    Fee: Free
  • March 27, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Making Effective Career Choices Workshop

    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 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
  • March 28, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Open Studio: Life Drawing

    Join us for an open figure drawing session at MCC on Main! This will be a free-form and self-directed life drawing group. Easels, tables and chairs will be provided. Please bring your own materials.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Khannie Homsombath or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8
  • March 28, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    MCC Design and Multimedia Faculty Exhibit, Opening Reception

    Join us for the Opening Art Reception for the MCC Design and Multimedia Faculty Exhibition. Works include drawings, digital paintings, wall sculpture, oil paintings and mixed media from award winning faculty at Manchester Community College: Professor and Program Coordinator, Ed Hogan, Adjunct Faculty, Susan Brereton and Kathleen Curran Smits, Instructor David Calabrese, Adjunct Faculty Laurie Grace, Professor Maura O'Connor, and Adjunct Faculty, Michael Toti. Show runs: March 21-April 24, 2014

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Adolf and Virginia Dehn Gallery,
    Contact: Maura O'Connor or 860-512-2692
    Fee: Free
  • March 28, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    MCC Music Faculty Recital

    Manchester Community College music faculty will perform a variety of music. This concert is free of charge. Audience is invited to a reception following the recital.
    Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium
    Contact: Carolina Flores or 860-512-2640
    Sponsored by MCC Music Department, MCC Foundation & MCc Cultural Programming
  • March 28, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Community Garden Fundraiser

    Dance and roll party to raise money for MCC's Community Garden. Music will be provided by Black Cadillac, an acoustic roots band from MCC (Andrew Paterna, Grace Talaga, and Patrick Sullivan). The evening will feature raffles, door prizes, as well as a pot-luck party. Please bring a dish or beverage to share! We will be accepting monetary donations to help support MCC's community garden. Join us to support a great cause!

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Patrick Sullivan or 860-512-2669
    Fee: Donations accepted
  • March 31, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    Meditation Monday

    Monday, March 31: Design and Multimedia Faculty Exhibit: See the inspiring work of the Manchester Community College Design and Multimedia faculty. There will be some digital works, hand drawn and painted work and lively discussion on producing art while educating artists and designers in the 21st century.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery, MCC on Main, 903 Main ST. Manchester,CT
    Contact: Maura O'Connor or 860-512-2692
Last Update: August 29 2014
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