Alumni Association Honors MCC Alumni, Faculty and Community Members at General Meeting

Manchester, CT – (April 30, 2009) . . . The Manchester Community College Alumni Association will host their annual General Meeting and Reception on Thursday, May 7 at 6 p.m. in the Library Fireside Commons, located in the Learning Resource Center. The awards for Distinguished Alumni, Excellence in Teaching, Volunteer Service and Outstanding Business Partner will be presented during the event.

The Distinguished Alumni award will be presented to Frances Segal `94, the Excellence in Teaching award will be presented to Rick Harden, associate professor of Fine Arts, the Volunteer Service award will be presented to Nino Nistri and the Outstanding Business Partner award will be presented to Ted Cummings of Cummings Insurance Agency.

The program will also feature Elizabeth Thomas, published poet, performer, teacher and advocate for the arts. Thomas is the founder of Up Words Poetry, a company dedicated to promoting programs for young writer and educators.

The mission of the MCC Alumni Association is to foster a vibrant and diverse alumni group of choice whose membership is representative of the college community, build an effective network of alumni that is capable of providing meaningful financial and volunteer support, provide a vehicle for enhancing political influence and support to the college, and provide a conduit for community support in the college’s service area.

For more information or to RSVP to the Alumni Association General Meeting and Reception, call Audrey Letizia at (860) 512-2906.

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. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.

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News Item Posted On: April 30, 2009
For Additional Information Contact: Endia DeCordova-Murphy at (860) 512-2914