Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Events at GCC

  • First Minute Response

    Thursday October 18 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    First Minute Response events are designed to rapidly respond to unexpected local and national events. Topics will be posted online and on campus shortly before the event.

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    Allied Health Information Session

    Thursday October 18 1:00pm-3:00pm

    GCC Downtown

    Employment opportunities for well-trained health care professionals & paraprofessionals are growing as the population ages. Attend an information session to learn more about training and scholarships for our Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, and Personal Care Homemaker trainings.

    RSVP online if you plan to attend!

    RSVP: Allied Health 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.

    More information & contact

    Frankenstein

    Thursday October 18 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s fall theater performance of Frankenstein, a new adaptation by Roddy Barnes based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Directed by Tom Geha. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors. Reserve your seats online!

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    GCC Chorus Fall Preview Concert: Remembering Marilyn

    Friday October 19 12:15pm-12:45pm

    S358 Music Room

    GCC Chorus presents a fall concert preview “Remembering Marilyn,” dedicated to to the memory of GCC Chorus’s beloved accompanist (2013-18) Marilyn Berthelette. With Margery Heins, Conductor and Henry Gaida, Accompanist and featuring soloists performing music from 1600 to the present. Full performance Sunday, November 11 at 3pm in Sloan Theater. Come relax and enjoy the music!

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    Frankenstein

    Friday October 19 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s fall theater performance of Frankenstein, a new adaptation by Roddy Barnes based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Directed by Tom Geha. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors. Reserve your seats online!

    More information & contact

    Frankenstein

    Saturday October 20 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s fall theater performance of Frankenstein, a new adaptation by Roddy Barnes based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Directed by Tom Geha. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors. Reserve your seats online!

    More information & contact

    The Value of Voting: A Historical Reflection

    Monday October 22 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    History professor Alyssa Arnell leads a panel discussion on the history and power of voting. Free refreshments.

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    Cady Coleman: Lessons from Space for GCC

    Monday October 22 3:30pm-5:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    A GCC STEM Week event! NASA astronaut and GCC Board member Cady Coleman talks about how we all play a role in STEM (science—technology—engineering—math) solutions, because we need diverse teams with diverse skills to solve tomorrow’s challenges—in space, on earth, and right here in Greenfield Community College. Coleman joined the U.S. Air Force as a Second Lieutenant while continuing her graduate work for a Ph.D. at the UMass-Amherst. In 1988 she entered active duty at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a research chemist. Coleman was selected by NASA in 1992 to join the NASA Astronaut Corps and has served on three space shuttle missions, including an extended duration mission to the International Space Station. 

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    TED's Talk: Science Reveals How We Got Here

    Tuesday October 23 12:30pm-1:30pm

    C208 Community Room

    Engineering and astronomy professor Ted Johnson provides a history of—well, us. Each of us has been in process for 13.7 billion years. Science can now trace the process in our physical evolution from the creation event to today. It’s a long process with many stages, but it’s amazing what we now know of our present existence, how it came about, what the process was, and what our role may be in this miraculous Universe.

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    Gallery Talk: Omid Shekari

    Wednesday October 24 12:00pm-1:00pm

    South Gallery

    Iranian artist Omid Shekari speaks about the paintings in his exhibit “The Body of the Condemned” currently on display in the South Gallery.

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    Geoscience in Extreme Environments: Experiences from the Arctic, the Antarctic, and a NASA Space Pod

    Wednesday October 24 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Featuring geologist and NASA terranaut Will Daniels, Ph.D. More info to come.

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    Question 1 Panel Discussion

    Wednesday October 24 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Library

    On November 6th, Massachusetts residents will have a chance to vote on three ballot questionsThe first ballot question is about regulating nurse/patient staffing ratios in hospitals and some other healthcare settings. Faculty from GCC’s nursing programs will moderate a panel with speakers discussing the pros and cons of this question—you will leave better able to make a decision to vote yes or no on Question 1! And seriously people, DON’T NEGLECT TO VOTE.

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    Outdoor Leadership Program Info Session

    Wednesday October 24 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.

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    Wine & Paint Night

    Wednesday October 24 6:00pm-9:30pm

    GCC Downtown

    Recreate a master painting while enjoying a glass of wine with friends and supporting GCC students! Teri Manger from Art Continues provides step-by-step instruction in this workshop, so you can take home a piece of art created by you! $45 admission includes all supplies and snacks. BYOB. All proceeds benefit the GCC Foundation.

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    Myth Busters and Boundary Breakers: STEM as Part of a Liberal Arts Education

    Thursday October 25 12:30pm-1:30pm

    C208 Community Room

    Panel discussion with GCC faculty and staff. More info to come.

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    Frankenstein

    Friday October 26 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s fall theater performance of Frankenstein, a new adaptation by Roddy Barnes based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Directed by Tom Geha. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors. Reserve your seats online!

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    GCC Day at Mike's Maze

    Saturday October 27 11:00am-5:00pm

    Mike’s Maze at Warner Farm

    Come to hang out or help out! The GCC Foundation will be staffing the stations hidden within the fabulous “Blackbeard the Pirate” corn maze and giving out candy to maze-goers. Email us to volunteer for a two-hour shift (11-1, 1-3 or 3-5) or come by with your family and friends to enjoy the maze while helping raise money for GCC students! Mike’s Maze will donate $2 to the GCC Foundation for every ticket sold that day. All volunteers get free admission to the maze!

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    Frankenstein

    Saturday October 27 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s fall theater performance of Frankenstein, a new adaptation by Roddy Barnes based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Directed by Tom Geha. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors. Reserve your seats online!

    More information & contact

    Frankenstein

    Sunday October 28 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s fall theater performance of Frankenstein, a new adaptation by Roddy Barnes based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Directed by Tom Geha. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors. Reserve your seats online!

    More information & contact

    Marcus McLaurin: Luke Cage—The First Black Superhero

    Monday October 29 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Meet local comic book writer Marcus McLaurin, who penned the entire 20-issue run of Marvel’s revival series Cage (1992-93), which featured America’s first black superhero Luke Cage, originally created in 1972.

    Free and open to the public. Limited seating; register in advance.

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  • College Visit: Bay Path One Day a Week

    Thursday October 18 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Admission and transfer reps share info about Bay Path University’s One Day a Week College.

    College Visit: Sterling College

    Thursday October 18 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Admissions reps share information about transfer to Sterling College in Vermont.

    First Minute Response

    Thursday October 18 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    First Minute Response events are designed to rapidly respond to unexpected local and national events. Topics will be posted online and on campus shortly before the event.

    Allied Health Information Session

    Thursday October 18 1:00pm-3:00pm

    GCC Downtown

    Employment opportunities for well-trained health care professionals & paraprofessionals are growing as the population ages. Attend an information session to learn more about training and scholarships for our Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, and Personal Care Homemaker trainings.

    RSVP online if you plan to attend!

    RSVP: Allied Health 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.

    Frankenstein

    Thursday October 18 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s fall theater performance of Frankenstein, a new adaptation by Roddy Barnes based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Directed by Tom Geha. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors. Reserve your seats online!

    • Tuesday October 30Early Progress Reports due by 2pm
    • Tuesday November 6Advising Day – no day or evening classes

      Current students meet with advisors to register for the spring term. Course schedule available online two weeks prior.

    • Tuesday November 6Spring priority registration for current students begins

      Course schedule available online two weeks prior.

    • Monday November 12Veteran’s Day (observed) – no day classes, evening classes meet as scheduled
    • Tuesday November 13Last day to drop/withdraw with a grade of “W”
    • Wednesday November 14Follow Monday’s schedule for day classes, follow Wednesday’s schedule for evening classes
    • Monday November 19Spring registration for new students begins
    • Wednesday November 21No evening classes
    • Thursday November 22Thanksgiving Recess – no day or evening classes
    • Friday November 23Thanksgiving Recess – no day or evening classes
    • Friday December 7Applications 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 13Last day of evening classes
    • Monday December 17Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Monday December 17Last day of day classes
    • Tuesday December 18Final exams for day classes

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

    • Tuesday December 18Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Wednesday December 19Final exams for day classes

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

    • Wednesday December 19Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Thursday December 20Final exams for day classes

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

    • Thursday December 20Final exams for evening classes

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

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