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Events at GCC

Please note! As the College’s response to COVID-19 continues to evolve, events may be canceled due to limited public access to campus facilities. Please email covid-19@gcc.mass.edu or call (413) 775-1000 to verify event status.
  • CANCELED - Nursing Programs Information Session

    Wednesday April 8 5:00pm-6:00pm

    E126

    A special info session presented by GCC’s Interim 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. No RSVP necessary!

    More information & contact

    CANCELED - Your Future Job & Career Fair

    Thursday April 9 10:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Greenfield Community College hosts its annual Career and Job Fair in partnership with the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center! All GCC students, alums and members of the general public are welcome to meet and network with employers from around the region. Local companies from sustainable energy, not for profit, health care and much more will be available in the Dining Commons to talk with attendees about exciting career opportunities—and, at some employer tables, actual job openings!

    More information & contact

    Virtual Admission Information Session

    Tuesday April 14 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Meet online with staff from the Office of Admission to find out how to get started at GCC! RSVP and we’ll email you instructions for logging in.

    More information & contact

    Virtual Dual Enrollment Information Session

    Wednesday April 15 4:00pm-5:00pm

    Are you a high school student interested in earning college credit? Meet online with staff from the Office of Admission to learn more about dual enrollment and find out how to get started at GCC! RSVP and we’ll email you instructions for logging in.

    More information & contact

    CANCELED - Arts Night

    Thursday April 16 4:30pm-9:00pm

    South Wing

    GCC celebrates the arts! Join us for our annual evening of music and theater performances and exhibits, including the Annual Student Art Exhibit opening from 7-9pm.

    3:30-5pm – The Elephant Man – A play by Bernard Pomerance (Sloan Theater)
    5:15-6:15pm – Presidential Fellows Reception (Dining Commons)
    6:15-6:30pm – Dance Performance (Dining Commons)
    6:45-7pm – Chorus Performance (South Gallery)
    7-9pm – The Beatles & Radiohead Ensemble, Songwriters, and Jazz Recitals (S358 Music Room)
    7-9pm – Annual Art Student Exhibit Opening (South Gallery)

    More information & contact

    CANCELED - Outdoor Adventure and Recreation Expo

    Saturday April 18 10:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Western Massachusetts is your destination for 4 seasons of FUN! Discover all that Western Massachusetts has to offer in outdoor recreation! Speak with local vendors and recreation business leaders. Learn about training, education, and certification opportunities and network with other outdoor enthusiasts. Challenge yourself on the GCC climbing wall!

    10-11am – Explore and socialize with local outdoor recreation enthusiasts
    11am-12pm – Featured speaker Gary Guller
    12-1pm – Lunch and networking opportunities

    Featuring speaker Gary Guller, known both as a world renowned, record-setting mountaineer and a professional motivational and inspirational speaker, trusted by the world’s top organizations and corporations. Gary Guller climbed to the summit of Mt. Everest and became the first person with one arm to stand on the top of the world!

    Hosted by GCC’s Department of Adventure Education and Outdoor Leadership.

    Sponsors are invited to market their services and businesses; download a sponsorship form or sign up for sponsorship below. General public is invited to RSVP if you plan to stay for lunch and network—otherwise just show up at the expo!

    RSVP for lunchSponsor the expo

    If you plan to stay for lunch and networking, please let us know so we can get a headcount!

    More information & contact

    Virtual Admission Information Session

    Tuesday April 21 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Meet online with staff from the Office of Admission to find out how to get started at GCC! RSVP and we’ll email you instructions for logging in.

    More information & contact

    Voices from Inside: Voices Carry

    Wednesday April 22 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    In a spoken-word performance group, women in recovery—many of whom were previously incarcerated—share writing created in on-going supportive community writing groups. Voices Carry is a program of Voices From Inside.

    More information & contact

    Virtual Adventure Education Open House

    Wednesday April 22 4:00pm-5:00pm

    Join us on Earth Day 2020 for an online informational presentation about our unique outdoor adventure programs: a 2-year degree in Adventure Education and 1-year certificate in Outdoor Leadership. GCC 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. RSVP below and we’ll send you an email with login instructions for this online event.

    More information & contact

    Work Smart: Salary Negotiation for Women

    Thursday April 23 5:00pm-8:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Attend Work Smart, a FREE, salary negotiation skills workshop created by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and co-hosted by the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, the Treasurer’s Office of Economic Empowerment, and the Greenfield Community College Women’s Resource Center. This program provides women with the tools they need to overcome the negative impacts of wage inequality. AAUW’s Work Smart program is designed to empower women with skills to advocate for themselves in the workplace, close their personal pay gaps, and earn their market-value through salary negotiation. RSVP online at https://www.mywomensfund.org/event/salary-negotiation-at-gcc/.

    More information & contact

    Virtual Admission Information Session

    Tuesday April 28 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Meet online with staff from the Office of Admission to find out how to get started at GCC! RSVP and we’ll email you instructions for logging in.

    More information & contact

    Virtual Dual Enrollment Information Session

    Wednesday April 29 4:00pm-5:00pm

    Are you a high school student interested in earning college credit? Meet online with staff from the Office of Admission to learn more about dual enrollment and find out how to get started at GCC! RSVP and we’ll email you instructions for logging in.

    More information & contact

    CANCELED - Craft Fair

    Saturday May 2 10:00am-3:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Dear vendors, artists, and all supporters of small businesses in our area: Due to both federal and state mandates our event has been canceled for this spring. Vendors who submitted payments will receive a full refund from GCC, and are invited to join us at our next Spring Craft Fair on the first Saturday in May 2021.

    The GCC Entrepreneurship Club hosts a Craft Fair featuring local vendors selling handcrafted goods. 25% of proceeds will be donated to the GCC Food Pantry. Vendors interested in participating, please download our Craft Fair Application & Info Packet. Mail completed application to:

    Attn: BIT — Barthelemy
    Greenfield Community College
    Hammond Studio
    One College Drive
    Greenfield, MA 01301

    Contact Michelle Barthelemy at barthelemym@gcc.mass.edu for more information.

    More information & contact

    Manufacturing Information & Application Session

    Monday May 4 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.
      Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

     

    More information & contact

    Virtual Admission Information Session

    Tuesday May 5 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Meet online with staff from the Office of Admission to find out how to get started at GCC! RSVP and we’ll email you instructions for logging in.

    More information & contact

    Virtual Admission Information Session

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

    Meet online with staff from the Office of Admission to find out how to get started at GCC! RSVP and we’ll email you instructions for logging in.

    More information & contact

    Virtual Dual Enrollment Information Session

    Wednesday May 13 4:00pm-5:00pm

    Are you a high school student interested in earning college credit? Meet online with staff from the Office of Admission to learn more about dual enrollment and find out how to get started at GCC! RSVP and we’ll email you instructions for logging in.

    More information & contact

    Adventure Education Open House

    Wednesday May 13 4:30pm-6:00pm

    N102

    Join us for this free and fun 90 minute informational presentation about our unique outdoor adventure programs: a 2-year degree in Adventure Education and 1-year certificate in Outdoor Leadership. GCC 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 Program Coordinator Bob Tremblay. Visit our 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.
      Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

    More information & contact

    Manufacturing Information & Application Session

    Monday June 1 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.
      Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

     

    More information & contact

    Commencement Rehearsal

    Friday June 5 5:00pm-6:30pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Reception and rehearsal for this year’s graduating class! Light refreshments and an informal reception begin at 5pm in the main lobby of the Core along with cap and gown pick up. Rehearsal is mandatory for graduates who intend to participate in Commencement. For more information, see gcc.mass.edu/commencement.

    More information & contact

  • CANCELED - Your Future Job & Career Fair

    Thursday April 9 10:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Greenfield Community College hosts its annual Career and Job Fair in partnership with the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center! All GCC students, alums and members of the general public are welcome to meet and network with employers from around the region. Local companies from sustainable energy, not for profit, health care and much more will be available in the Dining Commons to talk with attendees about exciting career opportunities—and, at some employer tables, actual job openings!

    More information & contact

    Hot Mess Express

    Thursday April 9 2:00pm-3:00pm

    C414

    Weekly drop-in meetings open to all students to help boost your academic executive functioning skills. Learn how to set reasonable goals and manage your time, get your homework done, and tackle overwhelming assignments. Find out why and how we procrastinate… and learn how to stay on track!  Neuroscience meets practical student life—with tips and tricks, training, technology and treats. Feel like an academic train wreck?  Climb aboard the Hot Mess Express!

    More information & contact

    All College Meeting - ONLINE

    Monday April 13 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Held via Zoom. Students, staff and faculty—check your GCC email for connection info.

    Regular meeting  open to the entire community—GCC students, staff and faculty. Facilitated by the College President and covering topics such as budget, special events and campus updates. Find out what's happening at your community's college!

    More information & contact

    Pride Alliance Club

    Wednesday April 15 12:00pm-12:50pm

    C216 Student Activities

    Offering a warm and inclusive safe place for LGBT, other identifying (this includes cis/straight identifying allies), and questioning persons of all ages, races, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and gender expressions to express their thoughts, feelings, or concerns regarding LGBTQ topics.

    More information & contact

    Hot Mess Express

    Thursday April 16 2:00pm-3:00pm

    C414

    Weekly drop-in meetings open to all students to help boost your academic executive functioning skills. Learn how to set reasonable goals and manage your time, get your homework done, and tackle overwhelming assignments. Find out why and how we procrastinate… and learn how to stay on track!  Neuroscience meets practical student life—with tips and tricks, training, technology and treats. Feel like an academic train wreck?  Climb aboard the Hot Mess Express!

    More information & contact

    CANCELED - Arts Night

    Thursday April 16 4:30pm-9:00pm

    South Wing

    GCC celebrates the arts! Join us for our annual evening of music and theater performances and exhibits, including the Annual Student Art Exhibit opening from 7-9pm.

    3:30-5pm – The Elephant Man – A play by Bernard Pomerance (Sloan Theater)
    5:15-6:15pm – Presidential Fellows Reception (Dining Commons)
    6:15-6:30pm – Dance Performance (Dining Commons)
    6:45-7pm – Chorus Performance (South Gallery)
    7-9pm – The Beatles & Radiohead Ensemble, Songwriters, and Jazz Recitals (S358 Music Room)
    7-9pm – Annual Art Student Exhibit Opening (South Gallery)

    More information & contact

    Activities Council

    Friday April 17 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C216 Student Activities

    Join Activities Council to help plan campus-wide activities and events and share ideas for what you would like to see on campus! Free snacks at all meetings!

    More information & contact

    CANCELED - Outdoor Adventure and Recreation Expo

    Saturday April 18 10:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Western Massachusetts is your destination for 4 seasons of FUN! Discover all that Western Massachusetts has to offer in outdoor recreation! Speak with local vendors and recreation business leaders. Learn about training, education, and certification opportunities and network with other outdoor enthusiasts. Challenge yourself on the GCC climbing wall!

    10-11am – Explore and socialize with local outdoor recreation enthusiasts
    11am-12pm – Featured speaker Gary Guller
    12-1pm – Lunch and networking opportunities

    Featuring speaker Gary Guller, known both as a world renowned, record-setting mountaineer and a professional motivational and inspirational speaker, trusted by the world’s top organizations and corporations. Gary Guller climbed to the summit of Mt. Everest and became the first person with one arm to stand on the top of the world!

    Hosted by GCC’s Department of Adventure Education and Outdoor Leadership.

    Sponsors are invited to market their services and businesses; download a sponsorship form or sign up for sponsorship below. General public is invited to RSVP if you plan to stay for lunch and network—otherwise just show up at the expo!

    RSVP for lunchSponsor the expo

    If you plan to stay for lunch and networking, please let us know so we can get a headcount!

    More information & contact

    Pride Alliance Club

    Wednesday April 22 12:00pm-12:50pm

    C216 Student Activities

    Offering a warm and inclusive safe place for LGBT, other identifying (this includes cis/straight identifying allies), and questioning persons of all ages, races, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and gender expressions to express their thoughts, feelings, or concerns regarding LGBTQ topics.

    More information & contact

    Voices from Inside: Voices Carry

    Wednesday April 22 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    In a spoken-word performance group, women in recovery—many of whom were previously incarcerated—share writing created in on-going supportive community writing groups. Voices Carry is a program of Voices From Inside.

    More information & contact

    Virtual Adventure Education Open House

    Wednesday April 22 4:00pm-5:00pm

    Join us on Earth Day 2020 for an online informational presentation about our unique outdoor adventure programs: a 2-year degree in Adventure Education and 1-year certificate in Outdoor Leadership. GCC 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. RSVP below and we’ll send you an email with login instructions for this online event.

    More information & contact

    Hot Mess Express

    Thursday April 23 2:00pm-3:00pm

    C414

    Weekly drop-in meetings open to all students to help boost your academic executive functioning skills. Learn how to set reasonable goals and manage your time, get your homework done, and tackle overwhelming assignments. Find out why and how we procrastinate… and learn how to stay on track!  Neuroscience meets practical student life—with tips and tricks, training, technology and treats. Feel like an academic train wreck?  Climb aboard the Hot Mess Express!

    More information & contact

    Work Smart: Salary Negotiation for Women

    Thursday April 23 5:00pm-8:00pm

    C208 Community Room

    Attend Work Smart, a FREE, salary negotiation skills workshop created by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and co-hosted by the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, the Treasurer’s Office of Economic Empowerment, and the Greenfield Community College Women’s Resource Center. This program provides women with the tools they need to overcome the negative impacts of wage inequality. AAUW’s Work Smart program is designed to empower women with skills to advocate for themselves in the workplace, close their personal pay gaps, and earn their market-value through salary negotiation. RSVP online at https://www.mywomensfund.org/event/salary-negotiation-at-gcc/.

    More information & contact

    Student Senate Meeting

    Monday April 27 12:00pm-1:00pm

    C201 President’s Conference Room

    Student Senate allocates the Activity Fee Budget, promotes and supports activities that enhance the life of the college community, and serves as the student voice on campus. This group is comprised of elected members and a member-at-large; it is open to all members of the campus community. See the Student Senate page for more information.

    More information & contact

    Pride Alliance Club

    Wednesday April 29 12:00pm-12:50pm

    C216 Student Activities

    Offering a warm and inclusive safe place for LGBT, other identifying (this includes cis/straight identifying allies), and questioning persons of all ages, races, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and gender expressions to express their thoughts, feelings, or concerns regarding LGBTQ topics.

    More information & contact

    Hot Mess Express

    Thursday April 30 2:00pm-3:00pm

    C414

    Weekly drop-in meetings open to all students to help boost your academic executive functioning skills. Learn how to set reasonable goals and manage your time, get your homework done, and tackle overwhelming assignments. Find out why and how we procrastinate… and learn how to stay on track!  Neuroscience meets practical student life—with tips and tricks, training, technology and treats. Feel like an academic train wreck?  Climb aboard the Hot Mess Express!

    More information & contact

    CANCELED - Craft Fair

    Saturday May 2 10:00am-3:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Dear vendors, artists, and all supporters of small businesses in our area: Due to both federal and state mandates our event has been canceled for this spring. Vendors who submitted payments will receive a full refund from GCC, and are invited to join us at our next Spring Craft Fair on the first Saturday in May 2021.

    The GCC Entrepreneurship Club hosts a Craft Fair featuring local vendors selling handcrafted goods. 25% of proceeds will be donated to the GCC Food Pantry. Vendors interested in participating, please download our Craft Fair Application & Info Packet. Mail completed application to:

    Attn: BIT — Barthelemy
    Greenfield Community College
    Hammond Studio
    One College Drive
    Greenfield, MA 01301

    Contact Michelle Barthelemy at barthelemym@gcc.mass.edu for more information.

    More information & contact

    Manufacturing Information & Application Session

    Monday May 4 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.
      Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

     

    More information & contact

    Pride Alliance Club

    Wednesday May 6 12:00pm-12:50pm

    C216 Student Activities

    Offering a warm and inclusive safe place for LGBT, other identifying (this includes cis/straight identifying allies), and questioning persons of all ages, races, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and gender expressions to express their thoughts, feelings, or concerns regarding LGBTQ topics.

    More information & contact

    Hot Mess Express

    Thursday May 7 2:00pm-3:00pm

    C414

    Weekly drop-in meetings open to all students to help boost your academic executive functioning skills. Learn how to set reasonable goals and manage your time, get your homework done, and tackle overwhelming assignments. Find out why and how we procrastinate… and learn how to stay on track!  Neuroscience meets practical student life—with tips and tricks, training, technology and treats. Feel like an academic train wreck?  Climb aboard the Hot Mess Express!

    More information & contact

  • Pride Alliance Club

    Wednesday April 8 12:00pm-12:50pm

    C216 Student Activities

    Offering a warm and inclusive safe place for LGBT, other identifying (this includes cis/straight identifying allies), and questioning persons of all ages, races, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and gender expressions to express their thoughts, feelings, or concerns regarding LGBTQ topics.

    CANCELED - Nursing Programs Information Session

    Wednesday April 8 5:00pm-6:00pm

    E126

    A special info session presented by GCC’s Interim 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. No RSVP necessary!

    • Monday April 13Priority registration for current students begins

      Registration for summer and fall for current students begins. Course schedule available online two weeks prior.

    • Monday April 20Patriots’ Day – no day classes, evening classes meet as scheduled
    • Tuesday April 21Last day to drop/withdraw with a grade of “W”
    • Friday April 24Follow Monday’s schedule for day classes
    • Wednesday May 6Last day of evening classes
    • Thursday May 7Evening class reading/make-up day
    • Monday May 11Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Monday May 11Last day of day classes
    • Tuesday May 12Final exams for day classes

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

    • Tuesday May 12Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Wednesday May 13Final exams for day classes

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

    • Wednesday May 13Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Thursday May 14Final exams for day classes

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

    • Thursday May 14Final exams for evening classes

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

    • Friday May 15Final exams for day classes

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

    • Wednesday May 20Classes begin – Summer Session I
    • Wednesday May 20Faculty Professional Half-Day (MCCC)
    • Wednesday May 20Final 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 21Last day to add classes

      Last day to add classes for Summer Session I

    • Monday May 25Memorial Day – no day or evening classes
  • Four-year college recruiters are on campus weekly during fall and spring terms!

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