Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Events at GCC

  • Arts Night

    Thursday April 19 5:00pm-9:00pm

    South Wing

    GCC celebrates the arts! Join us for an evening of performances and exhibits:

    5pm Dance performance, Sloan Theater
    5:15-6:45pm Locally Grown 2, one-act theatrical production, Sloan Theater
    6:45-7pm Chorus performance, South Gallery
    7-8:30pm Contemporary Music Ensemble, S358 Music Room
    7-9pm Annual Art Student Exhibit opening, South Gallery

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    Annual Student Art Exhibit Opening Reception

    Thursday April 19 7:00pm-9:00pm

    C202 President’s Office

    Reception for GCC’s 2018 Annual Student Art Exhibit, in the South Gallery April 19-May 10. The exhibit represents the culmination of student artwork created in the 2017-18 academic year and includes painting, drawing, photography, computer arts, video, and more. Everyone is welcome!

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    Friday Film Series: The Mask You Live In

    Friday April 20 12:00pm-2:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Join us for a screening of The Mask You Live In, a documentary about harmful notions about masculinity in United States culture.

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    “Spring into Dinosaurs” at Two Famous CT Museums

    Saturday April 21 8:45am-6:00pm

    This Connecticut bus trip with guide Richard Little will be an excellent way to celebrate spring. There will be two destinations:Yale’s Peabody Museum of Natural History (New Haven) and Dinosaur State Park (Rocky Hill).

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    Spring Week Monday

    Monday April 23 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Celebrate Spring Week with a live performance by the GCC Vocal Jazz Ensemble—all while enjoying free fajitas and a smoothie bar! Bring a personal care item or non-perishable food item to donate to the Food Pantry.

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    Textbook Drive

    Monday April 23 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Student Senator Dadrian Bernard is creating a textbook donation and trade program on campus to assist students in obtaining used textbooks. Donate your used textbooks and help your fellow students save some money!

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    Picnic with the Prez

    Tuesday April 24 6:00pm-8:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    What’s on your mind? Stop by for a free dinner, dessert and conversation with retiring GCC President Bob Pura.

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    Spring Week Wednesday

    Wednesday April 25 11:00am-3:00pm

    Core Patio

    Celebrate Spring Week on the patio with free food, ice cream and a printing press from 12-1pm and bumper cars from 11am-3pm!

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    STEM Lecture Series: Cancer 101

    Wednesday April 25 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    GCC faculty discuss current topics in science, technology, engineering and math. Jay Gump, Ph.D., talks about cancer.

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    CNA and Home Health Aide Information Session

    Thursday April 26 10:30am-12:00pm

    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.

    RSVP online if you plan to attend!

    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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    11th Annual NELCWIT Power of Women Celebration

    Thursday April 26 5:00pm-7:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    11th annual fundraiser to honor the contributions of women and raise awareness about violence and sexual assault on campuses and in our community. Presented by the Friends of NELCWIT, featuring live jazz music, silent auction, cash bar, buffet dinner and featured speaker Ellen Story. All guests will be asked for a meaningful donation to support NELCWIT’s programs. Register online at https://pownelcwit2018.eventbrite.com.

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    Locally Grown 2: An Evening of One-Act Plays

    Thursday April 26 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater presents Locally Grown 2: An Evening of One-Act Plays, three acts written by local playwrights and performed by GCC students and community members. Featured plays include “Have You Seen Charlie,” “The Traitr,” and “Another God Play Involving Plywood.” Tickets are $5/$10 (students & seniors/general public) at the door. Reserve your seats online!

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    Tree Planting

    Friday April 27 10:00am-2:00pm

    Outdoor Learning Lab

    Join Tony Reiber and the Permaculture Club to plant an orchard at Greenfield Community College! 20 trees will be planted just beyond the Outdoor Learning Lab. You’ll learn something about permaculture principles, horticulture, Earth Day, and more. Free food outside on the Core Patio from 12-1pm.

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    Locally Grown 2: An Evening of One-Act Plays

    Friday April 27 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater presents Locally Grown 2: An Evening of One-Act Plays, three acts written by local playwrights and performed by GCC students and community members. Featured plays include “Have You Seen Charlie,” “The Traitr,” and “Another God Play Involving Plywood.” Tickets are $5/$10 (students & seniors/general public) at the door. Reserve your seats online!

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    Locally Grown 2: An Evening of One-Act Plays

    Saturday April 28 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater presents Locally Grown 2: An Evening of One-Act Plays, three acts written by local playwrights and performed by GCC students and community members. Featured plays include “Have You Seen Charlie,” “The Traitr,” and “Another God Play Involving Plywood.” Tickets are $5/$10 (students & seniors/general public) at the door. Reserve your seats online!

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    Success as an Online Student

    Monday April 30 12:00pm-1:00pm

    N241

    Thinking about signing up for an online course next semester? You may be wondering what to expect, as well as what is expected of you that might be different from an in-person class. Find out about the pitfalls to watch for, the resources to draw on when you struggle, and how to maximize the benefits of online learning.

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    Turning Failure to Success

    Monday April 30 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Have you hit a bump in the road? Maybe your first round of exams didn’t go as well as you expected, or that paper didn’t earn the grade you thought it would? Don’t get down on yourself—failure doesn’t have to be a bad thing! In this workshop you will learn how to “fail well” and to use failure as motivation for future success.

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    Success as an Online Student

    Tuesday May 1 12:00pm-1:00pm

    N401

    Thinking about signing up for an online course next semester? You may be wondering what to expect, as well as what is expected of you that might be different from an in-person class. Find out about the pitfalls to watch for, the resources to draw on when you struggle, and how to maximize the benefits of online learning.

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    Turning Failure to Success

    Tuesday May 1 12:00pm-1:00pm

    N314

    Have you hit a bump in the road? Maybe your first round of exams didn’t go as well as you expected, or that paper didn’t earn the grade you thought it would? Don’t get down on yourself—failure doesn’t have to be a bad thing! In this workshop you will learn how to “fail well” and to use failure as motivation for future success.

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    Annual Archibald Macleish Poetry Reading

    Wednesday May 2 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Sponsored by the Friends of the Archibald Macleish Collection, featuring poets Dennis Finnell and Susie Patlove. Free and open to the public.

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  • College Visit: Elms @ GCC

    Thursday April 19 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Did you know? Elms College offers bachelor's degree completion programs right here at GCC! If you have your associate degree, you can continue on to a four-year program right here on campus. Programs offered include Business Management and Marketing, Early Childhood Education and Care, Social Work, and Nursing. Everyone is invited to stop by a scheduled information session, or contact Elms Program Coordinator Tom Spiro at spirot@elms.edu any time.

    Arts Night

    Thursday April 19 5:00pm-9:00pm

    South Wing

    GCC celebrates the arts! Join us for an evening of performances and exhibits:

    5pm Dance performance, Sloan Theater
    5:15-6:45pm Locally Grown 2, one-act theatrical production, Sloan Theater
    6:45-7pm Chorus performance, South Gallery
    7-8:30pm Contemporary Music Ensemble, S358 Music Room
    7-9pm Annual Art Student Exhibit opening, South Gallery

    Annual Student Art Exhibit Opening Reception

    Thursday April 19 7:00pm-9:00pm

    C202 President’s Office

    Reception for GCC’s 2018 Annual Student Art Exhibit, in the South Gallery April 19-May 10. The exhibit represents the culmination of student artwork created in the 2017-18 academic year and includes painting, drawing, photography, computer arts, video, and more. Everyone is welcome!

    • Thursday May 10Last day of evening classes
    • Monday May 14Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Monday May 14Last day of day classes
    • Tuesday May 15Final exams for day classes

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

    • Tuesday May 15Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Wednesday May 16Final exams for day classes

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

    • Wednesday May 16Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Thursday May 17Final exams for day classes

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

    • Thursday May 17Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Friday May 18Final exams for day classes

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

    • Monday May 21Classes begin – Summer Session I
    • Tuesday May 22Last day to add classes

      Last day to add classes for Summer Session I

    • Wednesday May 23Faculty Professional Half-Day (MCCC)
    • Wednesday May 23Final grades due by 10am

      Final grades due from faculty by this time; grades are generally posted to students’ MyGCC accounts 48-72 hours after this deadline. For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar.

    • Thursday May 24Last day to drop/withdraw from credit classes – 100% refund (minus $20 reg fee)
    • Monday May 28Memorial Day – no day or evening classes
    • Tuesday May 29Last day to drop/withdraw from credit classes – 75% refund (minus $20 reg fee)
    • Saturday June 2Commencement 2018

      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.

    • Wednesday June 6Last day to drop/withdraw – No Record
    • Wednesday June 13Staff Professional Half-Day
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