October 2013 News Archive

October 31, 2013 Retiree Luncheon Held in Celebration of MCC
Over 50 retirees attended the luncheon held in the Culinay Arts Center. President Gena Glickman, Dean Leia Bell and Professor Emeritus Glenn Lemaire ‘76 welcomed the attendees and gave a few brief comments and updates on the status of the college. The group enjoyed a wonderful lunch prepared by the Culinary Arts students.
October 30, 2013 MCC on Main Partners with Local Breweries to Promote Financial Education for Young Adults
Budgeting, paying bills and managing debt are just a few of the money challenges young adults face as they transition from school to the real world. Yet, chances are, few of them received much guidance on handling these tasks during their formal education.
October 29, 2013 Educators from The People’s Republic of China Visit Manchester Community College
Twenty-three educators from the People’s Republic of China, representing ten of China's top-ranked universities, visited Manchester Community College.
October 22, 2013 ‘Memoir and Monologue’ Students to Read Personal Essays at MCC on Main
Three Manchester Community College Continuing Education students will read personal essays at the college’s MCC on Main location at 903 Main Street from noon to 1 p.m., Saturday, October 26. This entertaining and inspiring event caps off the students’ experience in a course about how your own life stories contain valuable lessons.
October 19, 2013 Senator Chris Murphy Visits MCC
US Senator Chris Murphy visited MCC on October 18 to meet with a small group of students to talk about the spiraling cost of higher education and to answer questions about issues affecting today's college students.
October 16, 2013 Manchester Community College Foundation Appoints New Members to Board
The Manchester Community College Foundation recently appointed two new members to its board of directors.
October 16, 2013 Dr. Gregory Gray Visits MCC
On October 15, BOR President Gregory Gray visited MCC as the 13th stop on his 17-campus ConnSCU tour. He met with the college's management team, followed by meetings with members of the community, as well as faculty, staff and students. This visit was an opportunity for him to share future plans for public higher education in Connecticut, as well as to answer questions from the various audiences.
October 9, 2013 MCC Hosts 16th Annual Foodshare Empty Bowls Project On October 26
On Saturday, October 26, the 16th Annual Foodshare Empty Bowls event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the MCC Culinary Arts Center on the second floor of the Lowe Student Services Center.
October 9, 2013 24th Annual Global Issues Conference: Understanding Social Media And Global Change
In the 21st century, the lens through which we engage each other and the world around us is no longer primarily unmediated. News production and consumption, political campaigning, cartography, disease tracking, advertising and the family cat have all moved into distributed social spaces more frequently located in the cloud than on the ground...
October 4, 2013 Dine and Learn: Continuting Ed to Host Meal
Manchester Community College’s Continuing Education Division is offering another in an occasional series of class/meal combinations on Tuesday, October 29, when students will learn about the place and culture behind the food they are served. “Middle Eastern Cuisine and the History and Culture of the Levant” will feature authentic Middle Eastern cuisine prepared and served by MCC’s culinary students.
Last Update: September 23 2014
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