Upcoming Events at Manchester Community College

Manchester, CT - (February 1, 2014)…The following events will be held at Manchester Community College during the month of February. All are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

February 4 - 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. Student Services Center, L107, 12:00 p.m. For more information, contact Julie Greene or 860-512-3374.

February 4 – 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 information session. Learning Resource Center, B123, I:00 p.m. For more information, contact Richard Clark at 860-512-2715 .

February 4 - 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. Learning Resource Center, B214, 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact Nancy LaRoche-Shovak at 860-512-2714.

February 4 - Radiological Science Information Session. Learn about the new Radiological Science  progam. SBM Charitable Foundation Building, E202, 4:00 p.m. For more information, contact Theresa Blake at 860-512-2704 .

February 6 - 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. Learning Resource Center, B125, 11:00 a.m. For more information, contact Maggie Moriarty at 860-512-2719

February 6  - Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery Opening. “Beyond Bars” is an exhibition of work created by individuals while incarcerated in Connecticut. Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Susan Classen-Sullivan or 860-5l2-2693.

February 6 - 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. Student Services Center, L107, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Julie Greene or 860-512-3374.

February 7 - International Film Series: Fruitvale Station (United States). This is based on the true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions. He starts out well, but as the day goes on, he realizes that change is not going to come easy. SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium,7:00 p.m. For more information, contact Evelyn Angry-Smith at 860-512-287.

February 10 - 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. Learning Resource Center, B214, 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Jo Archambault at  860-512-2708.

February 11 - Raise Awareness Concerning Alcohol Use and Sexual Assault. Manchester Community College along with outside agencies will be hosting a tabling and speaking event to raise awareness concerning alcohol use and sexual assault. Tabling will consist of trivia games, candy, giveaways, resources, and prizes. At 2:00 p.m. in the SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium, a former competitive figure skater will share her personal experience with domestic violence. SBM Charitable Foundation  Building 1st Floor, 10:00 a.m. For more information call 860-568-4442.

February 11 - 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. Student Services Center, L107, 12:00 p.m. For more information, contact Julie Greene at 860-512-3374 

February 11 - Dehn Visiting Artist Series: Sculptor Dean Snyder. Sculptor and RISD professor Dean Snyder received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute, a British Arts Council Fellowship for postgraduate work in sculpture at Lanchester Polytechnic, and an MFA in sculpture from the Art Institute of Chicago. He has received numerous awards, including grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and NEA. Great Path Academy Community Commons, 12:00 p.m. For more information, contact Daniel Long at 860-512-2697. Sponsored by the Dehn Foundation.

February 13 - 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. Student Services Center, L107, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Julie Greene at 860-512-3374.

February 18 - 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. Student Services Center, L107, 12:00 p.m. For more information, contact Julie Greene at 860-512-3374.

February 19 - Poetry Reading: Sarah Freligh. Sarah Freligh is the author Sort of Gone (Turning Point, 2008), a book of poems about the rise and fall of a star baseball pitcher, as well as A Brief History of an American Girl, a chapbook published in 2012. She is widely published in journals and magazines, and she lives in Rochester, NY. Great Path Academy Community Commons, 8:00 p.m. For more information, contact Steve Straight at 860-512-2688.  

February 20 - 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. Student Services Center, L107, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Julie Greene at 860-512-3374.

February 24 - 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. The information sessions are the first step in the application process. Learning Resource Center, A108, 12:00 p.m. For more information, contact Kathy Jeffries at 860-512-2705.

February 25 - Effective Resume Writing. The Effective Resume Writing workshop will provide information on the skills and strategies needed in developing a competitive resume. Student Services Center, L107, 12:00 p.m. For more information, contact Julie Greene at 860-512-3374.

February 27 - Effective Resume Writing. The Effective Resume Writing workshop will provide information on the skills and strategies needed in developing a competitive resume. Student Services Center, L107, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Julie Greene at 860-512-3374.

Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The college offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. The main, park-like campus, which is easily accessible from I-84, is also the home of Great Path Academy, a middle college high school, serving grades 9-12. The college’s second location, the Manchester Community College Arts and Education Center, opened in downtown Manchester in 2012. MCC takes pride in the quality of programs and the many ways it has helped students, families, businesses and community grow over the past five decades. Fifty Years Together. For Learning. For Life. 

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News Item Posted On: February 01, 2014
For Additional Information Contact: Bonnie Willgoos at 860-512-2928