Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Events at GCC

  • Student Travel Award Presentation: Guatemala & Spain

    Monday November 18 12:00pm-1:00pm

    N250 Humanities Studio

    Nick Picariello and Chris Turner, recipients of last year’s International Student Travel Award, share their experiences traveling and studying Spanish in Guatemala and Spain this past summer.

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    Building Blocks for a Resilient Community

    Monday November 18 5:00pm-7:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Join us for Building Blocks for a Resilient Community, a celebration at the GCC Foundation annual gathering with panel discussion hosted by the Valley’s own Monte Belmonte! This special event will feature Katie Allan Zobel, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Western MA, and Lily Mendez, President and CEO of Mass Mentoring Partnership. Come celebrate with other friends of GCC and learn more about how your community college is building and sustaining innovative communities!

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    GCC Is Downtown!

    Tuesday November 19 12:00pm-6:00pm

    GCC Downtown

    Enrollment Services and academic advisors are at GCC’s downtown center every third Tuesday of the month to get you started at GCC! Complete or finish an application, get help with financial aid, determine course placement and register for classes—all on the same day at the same site! No appointment necessary, stop in any time between 12 and 6pm.

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    On the Basis of Sex

    Tuesday November 19 4:00pm-5:30pm

    N314

    Film screening celebrating the soon-to-be 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote, hosted by HIS 131 Women and Gender in American History.

    On the Basis of Sex stars Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.

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    Pop In Wednesday

    Wednesday November 20 10:00am-4:00pm

    C103 Office of Admission

    Pop in any time on Wednesdays from 10am-4pm! Come for the popcorn and stay for a tour!

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    Phi Theta Kappa Clothing Swap

    Wednesday November 20 12:00pm-4:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Come get—or donate—some gently used clothes (especially winter gear!), meet PTK members and learn about other community resources in the area. Stay for the community dinner later in the evening if you can! Sponsored by GCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Donations of clean clothing in good repair can be made to any blue PTK donation box around campus in the weeks leading up to the swap.

    More information & contact

    There's an App for That!

    Wednesday November 20 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C201 President’s Conference Room

    Your mobile device isn’t only for procrastinating on Instagram! Come to this workshop and find out how to transform the technology in your pocket into a powerful tool for academic success. We’ll cover a couple of apps in each of three categories: time management, note-taking/organization, and study tools. We’ll also review syncing your school email account to your device and make sure you know where to go to follow up on this workshop with some one-on-one attention. You don’t need to be an expert–whether your phone is an extension of your body or you really don’t use it much at all, this workshop will have something for you! Bring your phone or tablet (we’ll talk about both Apple and Android). Free lunch for attendees!

    More information & contact

    Outdoor Leadership Program Info Session

    Wednesday November 20 4:30pm-6:00pm

    N102

    Join us for this free and fun 90 minute informational presentation about our unique Outdoor Leadership Program. OLP has been training students to become working outdoor professionals since 1980. Our graduates are highly sought after throughout the outdoor recreation and adventure education fields in Massachusetts, New England, and across the United States. Our graduates can be found working in such dynamic outdoor industries and careers as:

    • Climbing Gyms
    • Wilderness Guides
    • Outdoor Equipment Retail
    • Camps
    • Ski Areas
    • Rafting Companies
    • Challenge Courses
    • Outing Clubs
    • State and National Parks
    • Colleges & Universities
    • Wilderness Therapy
    • Cycle Touring
    • Kayak Guides
    • Tour Guides

    … and much more!

    Meet Outdoor Leadership Program Coordinator, Bob Tremblay. Visit the OLP classroom and the indoor climbing wall. Ask questions and get answers! Learn how to tie the safest knot in all of rock climbing!

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

    More information & contact

    Come for Supper: A Culture and Community Celebration

    Wednesday November 20 5:30pm-7:30pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    The Interfaith Council of Franklin County and Greenfield Community College are pleased to invite you to a Community Meal celebrating the cultures, traditions, and ethnicities of our region. This family-friendly event will include music, dance, information tables, and food representing Guatemalan, Egyptian, Thai, Puerto Rican, Korean, Mexican, Jewish, Senegalese, Tibetan, and Indigenous Peoples cultures! There will also be an opportunity for people from different communities and ethnicities to offer blessings. Franklin County is home to a rich mix of people, heritages, and cultures and we can’t wait to share our bounty with you. FREE and open to the public.

    • Ages 13+
    • Ages (2-12)

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    Fall Dance Concert

    Friday November 22 7:00pm-8:30pm

    Shea Theater

    The Dance Department at GCC presents our annual fall concert featuring GCC students and faculty and guest performances from the community. Tickets are $5, available at the door.

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    Enrollment Open House

    Saturday November 23 10:00am-3:00pm

    Get to know GCC! Meet faculty and staff, learn about our academic programs, and get help with admission and financial aid.

    • If you are bringing additional guests with you or require special accommodations, please let us know

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    Honors Scholar Information Session

    Monday November 25 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    GCC’s Honors Scholar Program invites you to an information session where you can learn what it means to be an Honors student, how to make a successful Honors Project Proposal, and where the Honors Program can take you in the future. Any student taking a college-level course for credit at GCC can become an Honors Scholar!

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    Dolores: The Dolores Huerta Story

    Tuesday November 26 4:00pm-5:30pm

    N314

    Film screening celebrating the soon-to-be 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote, hosted by HIS 131 Women and Gender in American History.

    Dolores tells the story of activist Dolores Huerta. Raising 11 children while wrestling with gender bias, union defeat and victory, and nearly dying after a San Francisco Police beating, Dolores bucks 1950s gender conventions to co-found the country’s first farmworkers union.

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    Pop In Wednesday

    Wednesday November 27 10:00am-4:00pm

    C103 Office of Admission

    Pop in any time on Wednesdays from 10am-4pm! Come for the popcorn and stay for a tour!

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    Pizza with the Prez

    Monday December 2 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C201 President’s Conference Room

    What’s on your mind? Stop by for a free lunch and conversation with GCC President Yves Salomon-Fernandez.

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    Manufacturing Information & Application Session

    Monday December 2 3:00pm-4:30pm

    MassHire Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

    Are you looking for a career path in manufacturing? Training to be a machinist? Want upskilling courses in engineering technology? Attend an information session for students interested in exploring the world of manufacturing and learning the fundamentals that will prepare them for an entry level position in manufacturing, or as a precursor to the CNC Operator program. Veterans, women, unemployed, underemployed and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Learn about career opportunities, pathways and programs offered. 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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    Student Leadership Workshop: Zoom

    Tuesday December 3 2:30pm-3:30pm

    C208 Community Room

    Student leadership workshop with Gary Ackerman focusing on how to utilize Zoom, a software platform that combines video conferencing and online meetings.  Open to all students.

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    American Masters: Billie Jean King

    Tuesday December 3 4:00pm-5:30pm

    N314

    Film screening celebrating the soon-to-be 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote, hosted by HIS 131 Women and Gender in American History.

    Billie Jean King profiles the most important female athlete of the 20th century and touches on Title IX, gender and women’s rights.

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    Pop In Wednesday

    Wednesday December 4 10:00am-4:00pm

    C103 Office of Admission

    Pop in any time on Wednesdays from 10am-4pm! Come for the popcorn and stay for a tour!

    More information & contact

    Tae Kwan Do Demonstration

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

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    GCC Professor Charlotte Gifford provides a tae kwon do demonstration in the GCC Dining Commons. Free food!

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  • College Visit: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

    Monday November 18 - Thursday November 21 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Meet with admissions reps to learn about FIDM transfer options, scholarships, and associate and bachelor’s degree programs in fashion design, textile design, entertainment set design and decoration, jewelry design, beauty marketing & product development, merchandise product development and more!

    More information & contact

    Student Travel Award Presentation: Guatemala & Spain

    Monday November 18 12:00pm-1:00pm

    N250 Humanities Studio

    Nick Picariello and Chris Turner, recipients of last year’s International Student Travel Award, share their experiences traveling and studying Spanish in Guatemala and Spain this past summer.

    More information & contact

    Business Club

    Tuesday November 19 11:40am-1:00pm

    E132 Hammond Business Studio

    A student club providing networking opportunities, social events, and informative programming to increase members’ business skills and chances of success in personal entrepreneurship. Anyone can join—you don't have to be a business student! Check us out on Facebook!

    Fall meetings are in the following locations:

    • 10/25 C307
    • 11/1 C307
    • 11/8 E132
    • 11/15 Dining Commons
    • 11/29 E132
    • 12/6 E132
    • 12/13 E132

    More information & contact

    GCC Is Downtown!

    Tuesday November 19 12:00pm-6:00pm

    GCC Downtown

    Enrollment Services and academic advisors are at GCC’s downtown center every third Tuesday of the month to get you started at GCC! Complete or finish an application, get help with financial aid, determine course placement and register for classes—all on the same day at the same site! No appointment necessary, stop in any time between 12 and 6pm.

    More information & contact

    OLP Free Climb

    Tuesday November 19 2:00pm-4:30pm

    N103 Climbing Wall

    GCC’s Outdoor Leadership Program invites you to climb to new heights! Get a whole new perspective on things and join OLP twice a week every week!

    Did you know that there is a climbing gym at GCC? You’re invited to tie in and climb with us! Open to all GCC students, faculty, and staff—come by any time or a few minutes or a few hours. No experience necessary, just bring yourself and we’ll fit you with a climbing harness, tie all of your knots, belay you as you ascend and coach you to climbing success. No skirts or dresses. You must wear shoes so be sure to bring a pair of shoes you can climb in!

    More information & contact

    On the Basis of Sex

    Tuesday November 19 4:00pm-5:30pm

    N314

    Film screening celebrating the soon-to-be 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote, hosted by HIS 131 Women and Gender in American History.

    On the Basis of Sex stars Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: American International College

    Wednesday November 20 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Admissions reps share information about transfer to AIC in Springfield.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Becker College

    Wednesday November 20 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Admissions reps share information about transfer to Becker College in central Massachusetts.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Elms @ GCC

    Wednesday November 20 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Did you know? Elms College offers bachelor's degree completion programs in Social Work and Nursing right here at GCC! If you have your associate degree, you can continue on to a four-year program right here on campus. Everyone is invited to stop by a scheduled information session, or contact Elms Program Coordinator Meaghan Keane at keanem@elms.edu any time.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Springfield College

    Wednesday November 20 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Admissions reps share information about transfer to Springfield College.

    More information & contact

    Phi Theta Kappa Clothing Swap

    Wednesday November 20 12:00pm-4:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Come get—or donate—some gently used clothes (especially winter gear!), meet PTK members and learn about other community resources in the area. Stay for the community dinner later in the evening if you can! Sponsored by GCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Donations of clean clothing in good repair can be made to any blue PTK donation box around campus in the weeks leading up to the swap.

    More information & contact

    There's an App for That!

    Wednesday November 20 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C201 President’s Conference Room

    Your mobile device isn’t only for procrastinating on Instagram! Come to this workshop and find out how to transform the technology in your pocket into a powerful tool for academic success. We’ll cover a couple of apps in each of three categories: time management, note-taking/organization, and study tools. We’ll also review syncing your school email account to your device and make sure you know where to go to follow up on this workshop with some one-on-one attention. You don’t need to be an expert–whether your phone is an extension of your body or you really don’t use it much at all, this workshop will have something for you! Bring your phone or tablet (we’ll talk about both Apple and Android). Free lunch for attendees!

    More information & contact

    Outdoor Leadership Program Info Session

    Wednesday November 20 4:30pm-6:00pm

    N102

    Join us for this free and fun 90 minute informational presentation about our unique Outdoor Leadership Program. OLP has been training students to become working outdoor professionals since 1980. Our graduates are highly sought after throughout the outdoor recreation and adventure education fields in Massachusetts, New England, and across the United States. Our graduates can be found working in such dynamic outdoor industries and careers as:

    • Climbing Gyms
    • Wilderness Guides
    • Outdoor Equipment Retail
    • Camps
    • Ski Areas
    • Rafting Companies
    • Challenge Courses
    • Outing Clubs
    • State and National Parks
    • Colleges & Universities
    • Wilderness Therapy
    • Cycle Touring
    • Kayak Guides
    • Tour Guides

    … and much more!

    Meet Outdoor Leadership Program Coordinator, Bob Tremblay. Visit the OLP classroom and the indoor climbing wall. Ask questions and get answers! Learn how to tie the safest knot in all of rock climbing!

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

    More information & contact

    Come for Supper: A Culture and Community Celebration

    Wednesday November 20 5:30pm-7:30pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    The Interfaith Council of Franklin County and Greenfield Community College are pleased to invite you to a Community Meal celebrating the cultures, traditions, and ethnicities of our region. This family-friendly event will include music, dance, information tables, and food representing Guatemalan, Egyptian, Thai, Puerto Rican, Korean, Mexican, Jewish, Senegalese, Tibetan, and Indigenous Peoples cultures! There will also be an opportunity for people from different communities and ethnicities to offer blessings. Franklin County is home to a rich mix of people, heritages, and cultures and we can’t wait to share our bounty with you. FREE and open to the public.

    • Ages 13+
    • Ages (2-12)

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Elms @ GCC

    Thursday November 21 10:00am-1:00pm

    East Building Lobby

    Did you know? Elms College offers bachelor's degree completion programs in Social Work and Nursing right here at GCC! If you have your associate degree, you can continue on to a four-year program right here on campus. Everyone is invited to stop by a scheduled information session, or contact Elms Program Coordinator Meaghan Keane at keanem@elms.edu any time.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Westfield State University Division of Continuing Ed

    Thursday November 21 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Admissions reps share information about transfer to Westfield State University.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Fitchburg State

    Thursday November 21 4:00pm-7:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Meet with admissions reps to learn about transfer to Fitchburg State University.

    More information & contact

    OLP Free Climb

    Friday November 22 8:30am-11:00am

    N103 Climbing Wall

    GCC’s Outdoor Leadership Program invites you to climb to new heights! Get a whole new perspective on things and join OLP twice a week every week!

    Did you know that there is a climbing gym at GCC? You’re invited to tie in and climb with us! Open to all GCC students, faculty, and staff—come by any time or a few minutes or a few hours. No experience necessary, just bring yourself and we’ll fit you with a climbing harness, tie all of your knots, belay you as you ascend and coach you to climbing success. No skirts or dresses. You must wear shoes so be sure to bring a pair of shoes you can climb in!

    More information & contact

    Fall Dance Concert

    Friday November 22 7:00pm-8:30pm

    Shea Theater

    The Dance Department at GCC presents our annual fall concert featuring GCC students and faculty and guest performances from the community. Tickets are $5, available at the door.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Elms @ GCC

    Saturday November 23 10:00am-3:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Did you know? Elms College offers bachelor's degree completion programs in Social Work and Nursing right here at GCC! If you have your associate degree, you can continue on to a four-year program right here on campus. Everyone is invited to stop by a scheduled information session, or contact Elms Program Coordinator Meaghan Keane at keanem@elms.edu any time.

    More information & contact

  • Fuddy Meers

    Saturday November 16 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s fall theater performance of Fuddy Meers, a dark comedy by David Lindsay, directed by Tom Geha. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors. Reserve your seats online!

    • Wednesday November 27No evening classes
    • Thursday November 28Thanksgiving Recess – no day or evening classes
    • Friday November 29Thanksgiving Recess – no day or evening classes
    • Friday December 6Applications 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 12Last day of evening classes
    • Monday December 16Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Monday December 16Last day of day classes
    • Tuesday December 17Final exams for day classes

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

    • Tuesday December 17Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Wednesday December 18Final exams for day classes

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

    • Wednesday December 18Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Thursday December 19Final exams for day classes

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

    • Thursday December 19Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Friday December 20Final exams for day classes

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

    • Monday December 23Reserved for final exam make-up due to cancellation
    • Monday December 23Winter Recess – limited services available

      Please call ahead to be sure the office you are looking for is open and staffed.

    • Tuesday December 24Winter Recess – limited services available

      Please call ahead to be sure the office you are looking for is open and staffed.

    • Wednesday December 25Christmas Day – College closed
    • Thursday December 26Winter Recess – limited services available

      Please call ahead to be sure the office you are looking for is open and staffed.

    • Friday December 27Winter Recess – limited services available

      Please call ahead to be sure the office you are looking for is open and staffed.

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