Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Events at GCC

  • Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body’s Energies for Your Best Life

    Wednesday November 29 12:00am-1:00pm

    C201 President’s Conference Room

    Who wouldn’t want to have higher quality physical and mental energy, end daily fatigue, increase memory, get better sleep at night and wake up ready to greet the day?

    Meet author, inspirational speaker, and sought after body-energy expert Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. to find out how easily and naturally you can tap your body’s full energy spectrum. Modeled on his nationally bestselling book, Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body’s Energies for Your Best Life, Dr. Cardillo combines Western science, technology, psychology, and holistic wellness to show how to eliminate daily energy drains and increase your energy gains. He appears as an energy management expert for Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan in his new book Wake Up Happy. Copies of Dr. Cardillo’s book will be available for autographing at the event.

    Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D., is an inspirational speaker, sought after expert on energy teaching, and national leader in holistic healthcare. He is the best-selling author of several books in the fields of health, mind-body-spirit, and psychology. Body Intelligence is being adapted for use as the holistic training element to help reverse PTSD, depression and stress as well as build positive personal energy for the U.S. military, which will launch out to 73 Universities and 2 Indian Nations as well as all infantry installations.

    Dr. Cardillo is an expert in Attention Training™ and creative thinking and has taught his methods to over 20,000 students at various institutions. His books have been translated into ten foreign language editions. He holds a Ph.D. in holistic psychology and mind-body medicine. He is a regular contributor to Psychology Today and writes a health column for Live Happy magazine. Dr. Cardillo received the prestigious 2011 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Scholarly Research and Creative Activity.

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    Tahirah Amatul-Wadud: Islamophobia

    Monday December 4 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Attorney Tahirah Amatul-Wadud of Springfield discusses the state of affairs for Muslims in America in light of policies being made in the current political climate.

    Ms. Amatul-Wadud is an attorney with a practice in domestic relations law and civil rights. She is a graduate of Elms College in Chicopee and Western New England University School of Law, in Springfield where she resides. She’s a volunteer commissioner on the Mass. Commission on the Status of Women and a board member for the Massachusetts chapter for the Council on American Islamic Relations. She has recently been chosen to serve on the Family Advisory Council for Boston Children’s Hospital. Ms. Amatul-Wadud was named a Top Woman of Law for 2016 by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

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    Resume Writing Workshop

    Tuesday December 5 12:00pm-1:30pm

    Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

    A career workshop to help you craft or polish up a resume! Free for participants, but online registration is required.

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    Early Springfield Automotive History

    Friday December 8 7:00pm-9:00pm

    Stinchfield Lecture Hall

    A fascinating program on automobile manufacturing in Springfield, with history that goes back to pre-Revolutionary times and the Springfield Armory. The Duryea (1893), the Knox (1899), Atlas touring cars (1911), the Rolls Royce in the 1920s, the Indian motorcycle (1901-53)—all built in Springfield, with a little help from local factories. Jerre Hoffman and Keith Korbut helped create the Early Transportation Gallery and the History on the Move Car Show at the Springfield Museums and have done many programs together. Free and open to the public.

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    Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Information & Application Session

    Monday December 11 3:00pm-5:00pm

    Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

    Are you looking for a career path in manufacturing? Training to be a machinist? Want upskilling courses in engineering technology? Whether you are already in the manufacturing field ready to advance, or committed to learning a new trade, Greenfield Community College has FREE programs that you may qualify for. Veterans, women, unemployed, underemployed and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Learn about career opportunities and pathways, FREE programs offered and start the application process! RSVP online.

    RSVP: Manufacturing Training Info Session

    • Optional. Helps us locate a student record for you if you've ever taken a class or attended an info session at GCC.

     

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    CNA and Home Health Aide Information Session

    Thursday December 14 10:00am-11:30am

    GCC Downtown

    A special information session for anyone interested in our Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide programs. Our graduates are employed in long term care facilities, home health agencies, hospitals and rehabilitation programs, adult day programs, assisted living centers, hospice and other community health settings.

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    RSVP: CNA/HHA Information Session

    • Optional. Helps us locate a student record for you if you've ever taken a class or attended an info session at GCC.

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    Saturday Enrollment Day

    Saturday January 6 10:00am-3:00pm

    Core Lobby

    GCC is open extended hours for late enrollment. Apply, take placement tests, register for classes and more! To get started at GCC, new students should contact the Office of Admission, current students should contact the Advising Center.

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    Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Information & Application Session

    Monday January 8 3:00pm-5:00pm

    GCC Downtown

    Are you looking for a career path in manufacturing? Training to be a machinist? Want upskilling courses in engineering technology? Whether you are already in the manufacturing field ready to advance, or committed to learning a new trade, Greenfield Community College has FREE programs that you may qualify for. Veterans, women, unemployed, underemployed and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Learn about career opportunities and pathways, FREE programs offered and start the application process! RSVP online.

    RSVP: Manufacturing Training Info Session

    • Optional. Helps us locate a student record for you if you've ever taken a class or attended an info session at GCC.

     

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    Nursing Programs Information Session

    Wednesday January 17 5:00pm-6:00pm

    E128

    A special info session presented by GCC’s Assistant Dean of Nursing. Come learn about our associate degree in nursing and our certificate in practical nursing, as well as opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree right here on campus.

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    New Student Orientation

    Thursday January 18 4:00pm-8:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

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    New Student Orientation

    Tuesday January 23 9:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Attendance at an orientation event is required for new, matriculated GCC students and those who have had a break in attendance for more than two years. Join us to make connections with faculty, staff and other students and learn more about what to expect in college. Register online at gcc.mass.edu/orientation.

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    Shark Tank! Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch Competition

    Friday February 23 12:00pm-2:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Third annual elevator pitch competition, hosted by the GCC Business Club. Come watch aspiring GCC student entrepreneurs pitch their innovative business ideas and compete for cash prizes. The grand prize winner has the opportunity to move on to the Grinspoon Entrepreneurial Event and Elevator Pitch Competition. Come for free food and refreshments, meet like-minded individuals, network with local entrepreneurs, and experience the energy and excitement of business creation in its most organic form! Learn more and register at eventbrite.com.

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    Commencement 2018

    Saturday June 2 12:00pm-2:00pm

    East Lawn

    Honoring this year’s graduates! An informal reception will follow. Graduates and their guests are invited to attend. More information at gcc.mass.edu/commencement.

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  • Sorry there are no events on the calendar for today.
    • Friday November 24Thanksgiving Recess – no day or evening classes
    • Friday December 1Applications for January graduation due in Enrollment Services

      Graduation applications can be downloaded and printed at the Registrar’s Office website. Forms must be completed in ink and returned to Enrollment Services (C103) no later than this date. You must complete an application for graduation whether or not you intend to participate in Commencement.

    • Thursday December 14Last day of evening classes
    • Monday December 18Final exams for evening classes

      Final exam schedule can be found at gcc.mass.edu/student-and-academic-affairs.

    • Monday December 18Last day of day classes
    • Tuesday December 19Final exams for day classes

      Final exam schedule can be found at gcc.mass.edu/student-and-academic-affairs.

    • Tuesday December 19Final exams for evening classes

      Final exam schedule can be found at gcc.mass.edu/student-and-academic-affairs.

    • Wednesday December 20Final exams for day classes

      Final exam schedule can be found at gcc.mass.edu/student-and-academic-affairs.

    • Wednesday December 20Final exams for evening classes

      Final exam schedule can be found at gcc.mass.edu/student-and-academic-affairs.

    • Thursday December 21Final exams for day classes

      Final exam schedule can be found at gcc.mass.edu/student-and-academic-affairs.

    • Thursday December 21Final exams for evening classes

      Final exam schedule can be found at gcc.mass.edu/student-and-academic-affairs.

    • Friday December 22Final exams for day classes

      Final exam schedule can be found at gcc.mass.edu/student-and-academic-affairs.

    • Friday December 22Reserved for final exam make-up due to cancellation
    • Saturday December 23Winter Recess
    • Sunday December 24Winter Recess
    • Monday December 25Winter Recess
    • Tuesday December 26Winter Recess
    • Wednesday December 27Winter Recess
    • Thursday December 28Winter Recess
    • Friday December 29Winter Recess
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