A Newsletter for Alumni, Parents, and Friends of Greenfield Community College and the GCC Foundation
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Senior Symposia Board Celebrates

Senior Symposia Board Celebrates

Former and current members of the GCC Senior Symposia Board of Directors and friends celebrate the completion of the Spring 17 semester program, as well as the “retirement” of long-time board member, Margo Culley. The Senior Symposia program at Greenfield Community...
Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

GCC Foundation staff were surprised and pleased to receive this letter in early November, 2017 that was addressed to the Channing Bete Company and the Juanita & Wally Nelson Scholarship Committees. The writer, a 2009 scholarship recipient of each of those awards,...
Halloween at GCC

Halloween at GCC

Students at GCC celebrated Halloween on campus this year with fun noontime activities. GCC Dance Program students performing Michael Jackson’s Thriller routine Jeffrey Laverdiere at the GCC Veterans Center Hazel Goleman (holding Augustus Cheney, son of GCC Science...
GCC Alumni Working in STEM Fields Hold Panel Discussion at GCC

GCC Alumni Working in STEM Fields Hold Panel Discussion at GCC

Four GCC alumni returned to the campus to share their experience as GCC students, their continued education, and the STEM field in which they currently work. The event, held in the Nahman-Watson Library, was coordinated by GCC STEM Special Programs Coordinator, Alysha...
2017 GCC Day at Mike’s Maze

2017 GCC Day at Mike’s Maze

It was another great year for GCC Day at Mike’s Maze at Warner Farm in Sunderland! The weather was beautiful as all celebrated GCC and the 40th Anniversary of the NASA Voyager...
Community College Night at Fenway Park

Community College Night at Fenway Park

In September, members of the extended GCC community traveled to Fenway Park in Boston with President Bob Pura and Student Senate President Andrew Dagarin (both pictured on the field for pre-game ceremony) to join the other 14 MA community colleges in celebration of...
2017 Green River Festival

2017 Green River Festival

Alumni, staff and faculty took volunteer shifts to staff the GCC table and greet festival attendees at the Green River Festival in July. Jim Olsen (center) presents Green River Festival artwork created by Gail Kabaker to GCC President Bob Pura and former Franklin...
Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts

In October, GCC supporters Mike & Joan’95 Haley offered a welcome respite from screens, texts and world news. The couple presented An Evening of Short Stories, a wide sampling of one-act plays, to benefit the Conway Firemen’s Auxiliary Scholarship Fund and the...

From the President: GCC’s successes are this community’s

“How am I doing?” Remember the Mayor of New York, Ed Koch, asking that question?  “How are we doing?” That is what GCC asks. Assessing performance is critical to our commitment to betterment. Improving what we do and how we do it is an ongoing process. We are always...
Award Winning GCC Alums

Award Winning GCC Alums

GCC alum Hunter Kirschner was honored this past spring in Keene with the Business Journal of Greater Keene Brattleboro & Peterborough Trendsetters Award. He was one of eleven up and coming young professionals who were honored at the event, also attended by GCC...