Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Events at GCC

  • Rights and the Human Condition

    Saturday December 7 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s winter theater performance. Written by students using video, paining, dance and music, this piece addresses the issues that occupy their minds. Reserve your seats online!

    More information & contact

    Spring Theater Auditions: The Elephant Man

    Monday December 9 2:00pm-5:00pm

    Sloan Theater

    Auditions for this spring’s theater production of Bernard Pomerance’s The Elephant Man. Open to everyone—no experience necessary, and you don’t need to be a GCC student! Copies of the script available in the Sloan Theater beginning December 2. Callbacks December 11 at 2pm. Rehearsals to begin February 2020 with a first read-through December 16 at 3:30pm.

    More information & contact

    Spring Theater Auditions: The Elephant Man

    Tuesday December 10 2:00pm-5:00pm

    Sloan Theater

    Auditions for this spring’s theater production of Bernard Pomerance’s The Elephant Man. Open to everyone—no experience necessary, and you don’t need to be a GCC student! Copies of the script available in the Sloan Theater beginning December 2. Callbacks December 11 at 2pm. Rehearsals to begin February 2020 with a first read-through December 16 at 3:30pm.

    More information & contact

    Pop In Wednesday

    Wednesday December 11 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

    Gallery Talk: Roya Amigh

    Wednesday December 11 12:00pm-1:00pm

    South Gallery

    Artist Roya Amigh speaks about the paintings in her exhibit Fragmented Tales on display in the South Gallery through December 12.

    More information & contact

    Winter Celebration

    Wednesday December 11 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Student Activities hosts our annual party to celebrate the end of fall semester. Live musical performance by the GCC Music Department, free food and more.

    More information & contact

    Outdoor Leadership Program Info Session

    Wednesday December 11 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

    Healthcare UP! Information Session

    Thursday December 12 10:30am-12:00pm

    MassHire Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

    Launch your career in healthcare! Attend an info session to learn about a brand new grant-funded program that provides FREE Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA) training to qualified participants!

    • Area employers are ready to hire trainees directly from this training program
    • CNA/HHA training can start you on a healthcare career path towards medical assisting (MA), licensed practical nursing (LPN) & more
    • Learn other employment skills along the way
    • Pre-training job readiness workshops & prep during November 2019 – January 2020
    • CNA/HHA training begins in January 2020
    • Attend an info session to find out if you qualify

    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

    TedXEasthamptonWomen Livestream Event

    Saturday December 14 9:30am-3:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Join a viewing party to watch the livestream of TedXEasthamptonWomen’s third annual conference, emceed by GCC President Yves Salomon-Fernandéz. TEDxEasthamptonWomen 2019 will speak to the ways in which this is the year to be “Bold + Brilliant”—without apology and shine a spotlight on dazzling ideas from some extraordinary risk-takers and innovators, pioneers making power moves, brilliant people who are just getting started, and those who tirelessly show up as allies and advocates. The Easthampton event is sold out—so this is a fantastic opportunity to participate! Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

    More information & contact

    Franklin County Creatives Reception

    Monday December 16 5:00pm-6:30pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    A reception and briefing on the Franklin County Creative Economy Project, an initiative of former Congressman John Olver and Greenfield Community College to grow and expand the county’s Creative Economy. Network with other local creatives and get an overview of the Creative Economy’s strengths, challenges, and opportunities for growth. Please RSVP!

    More information & contact

    Healthcare UP! Information Session

    Monday January 13 10:30am-12:00pm

    MassHire Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

    Launch your career in healthcare! Attend an info session to learn about a brand new grant-funded program that provides FREE Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA) training to qualified participants!

    • Area employers are ready to hire trainees directly from this training program
    • CNA/HHA training can start you on a healthcare career path towards medical assisting (MA), licensed practical nursing (LPN) & more
    • Learn other employment skills along the way
    • Pre-training job readiness workshops & prep during November 2019 – January 2020
    • CNA/HHA training begins in January 2020
    • Attend an info session to find out if you qualify

    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

    Nursing Programs Information Session

    Tuesday January 14 5:00pm-6:00pm

    E126

    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.

    More information & contact

    New Student Orientation

    Thursday January 16 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.

    More information & contact

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

    Monday January 20 10:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    For over a decade Greenfield Community College has been celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. The event has expanded over the years, and the 2020 event will be our largest to date. As has been the tradition over the past several years, family oriented activities will be available for young children and their caretakers. Additionally, we will be offering a programming track for young and older adults.

    • 10am-12pm — Family-oriented activities to include arts and crafts, cookie decorating, lessons about MLK’s legacy and readings
    • 10-11am — Opening Panel featuring former US Attorney Carmen Ortiz; Robert Carr, author and philanthropist; and Elena Quiroz-Livanis from the Massachusetts Department of Education
    • 11am-12pm — Breakout Youth Leadership Workshops
      • Climate Change Youth Summit (Led by Traprock Youth)
      • Q&A with Robert Carr, Author of Last Chance
      • Inter-generational Dialogue
    • 12-1pm — Lunch and remarks by President Yves Salomon-Fernandéz

    And featuring performances by the Greenfield Community Choir and the Musica Franklin Program! Register online!

    RSVPVolunteer

    MLK Celebration VOLUNTEER

    If you're planning to come help out, please let us know!

    More information & contact

    Outdoor Leadership Program Info Session

    Wednesday January 22 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

    Western Mass Mini Transfer Fair

    Tuesday March 3 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Meet with transfer reps from Western New England University,Bay Path University, Springfield College, Westfield State University, American International College, and Elms College.

    More information & contact

    Annual Transfer Fair

    Monday October 5 10:00am-1:00pm

    Core Lobby

    Meet with college admissions and transfer reps from over 32 New England colleges!

    Past participants have included:

    • Anna Maria College
    • Assumption College
    • Bay Path University
    • Bridgewater State University
    • Bryant University
    • Clarkson University
    • College of St. Rose
    • Dean College
    • Elms College
    • Emerson College
    • Fitchburg State University
    • Framingham State University
    • Hampshire college
    • Johnson State College
    • Keene State College
    • Leslie College
    • MCLA
    • Mount Holyoke College
    • Paul Smith’s College of Arts and Sciences
    • Prescott College
    • Quinnipiac University
    • Savannah College of Art & Design
    • Smith College
    • Springfield College
    • Suffolk University
    • UMass: Amherst, Dartmouth and Lowell
    • University of New Hampshire
    • University of St. Joseph
    • Unity College (Maine)
    • Western New England University
    • Westfield State University
    • Worcester State University

    More information & contact

  • Rights and the Human Condition

    Saturday December 7 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s winter theater performance. Written by students using video, paining, dance and music, this piece addresses the issues that occupy their minds. Reserve your seats online!

    More information & contact

    All College Meeting

    Monday December 9 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    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

    Vets & Allies Club

    Monday December 9 12:15pm-1:00pm

    N215 Veterans Center

    Come join us for a Veteran and Ally Club meeting! You do not need to be a vet to join! Come and discuss new ideas on how we can improve GCC for vets and college students as well as giving back to our community. Come for socialization and free pizza!

    More information & contact

    Spring Theater Auditions: The Elephant Man

    Monday December 9 2:00pm-5:00pm

    Sloan Theater

    Auditions for this spring’s theater production of Bernard Pomerance’s The Elephant Man. Open to everyone—no experience necessary, and you don’t need to be a GCC student! Copies of the script available in the Sloan Theater beginning December 2. Callbacks December 11 at 2pm. Rehearsals to begin February 2020 with a first read-through December 16 at 3:30pm.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Elms @ GCC

    Tuesday December 10 8:30am-11:00am

    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

    Business Club

    Tuesday December 10 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

    OLP Free Climb

    Tuesday December 10 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

    Spring Theater Auditions: The Elephant Man

    Tuesday December 10 2:00pm-5:00pm

    Sloan Theater

    Auditions for this spring’s theater production of Bernard Pomerance’s The Elephant Man. Open to everyone—no experience necessary, and you don’t need to be a GCC student! Copies of the script available in the Sloan Theater beginning December 2. Callbacks December 11 at 2pm. Rehearsals to begin February 2020 with a first read-through December 16 at 3:30pm.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Elms @ GCC

    Wednesday December 11 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

    Gallery Talk: Roya Amigh

    Wednesday December 11 12:00pm-1:00pm

    South Gallery

    Artist Roya Amigh speaks about the paintings in her exhibit Fragmented Tales on display in the South Gallery through December 12.

    More information & contact

    Winter Celebration

    Wednesday December 11 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Student Activities hosts our annual party to celebrate the end of fall semester. Live musical performance by the GCC Music Department, free food and more.

    More information & contact

    Outdoor Leadership Program Info Session

    Wednesday December 11 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

    Healthcare UP! Information Session

    Thursday December 12 10:30am-12:00pm

    MassHire Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

    Launch your career in healthcare! Attend an info session to learn about a brand new grant-funded program that provides FREE Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA) training to qualified participants!

    • Area employers are ready to hire trainees directly from this training program
    • CNA/HHA training can start you on a healthcare career path towards medical assisting (MA), licensed practical nursing (LPN) & more
    • Learn other employment skills along the way
    • Pre-training job readiness workshops & prep during November 2019 – January 2020
    • CNA/HHA training begins in January 2020
    • Attend an info session to find out if you qualify

    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

    OLP Free Climb

    Friday December 13 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

    TedXEasthamptonWomen Livestream Event

    Saturday December 14 9:30am-3:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Join a viewing party to watch the livestream of TedXEasthamptonWomen’s third annual conference, emceed by GCC President Yves Salomon-Fernandéz. TEDxEasthamptonWomen 2019 will speak to the ways in which this is the year to be “Bold + Brilliant”—without apology and shine a spotlight on dazzling ideas from some extraordinary risk-takers and innovators, pioneers making power moves, brilliant people who are just getting started, and those who tirelessly show up as allies and advocates. The Easthampton event is sold out—so this is a fantastic opportunity to participate! Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

    More information & contact

    College Visit: Elms @ GCC

    Tuesday December 17 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

    Healthcare UP! Information Session

    Monday January 13 10:30am-12:00pm

    MassHire Franklin/Hampshire Career Center

    Launch your career in healthcare! Attend an info session to learn about a brand new grant-funded program that provides FREE Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA) training to qualified participants!

    • Area employers are ready to hire trainees directly from this training program
    • CNA/HHA training can start you on a healthcare career path towards medical assisting (MA), licensed practical nursing (LPN) & more
    • Learn other employment skills along the way
    • Pre-training job readiness workshops & prep during November 2019 – January 2020
    • CNA/HHA training begins in January 2020
    • Attend an info session to find out if you qualify

    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

    All College Meeting

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

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    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

    New Student Orientation

    Thursday January 16 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.

    More information & contact

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

    Monday January 20 10:00am-1:00pm

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    For over a decade Greenfield Community College has been celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. The event has expanded over the years, and the 2020 event will be our largest to date. As has been the tradition over the past several years, family oriented activities will be available for young children and their caretakers. Additionally, we will be offering a programming track for young and older adults.

    • 10am-12pm — Family-oriented activities to include arts and crafts, cookie decorating, lessons about MLK’s legacy and readings
    • 10-11am — Opening Panel featuring former US Attorney Carmen Ortiz; Robert Carr, author and philanthropist; and Elena Quiroz-Livanis from the Massachusetts Department of Education
    • 11am-12pm — Breakout Youth Leadership Workshops
      • Climate Change Youth Summit (Led by Traprock Youth)
      • Q&A with Robert Carr, Author of Last Chance
      • Inter-generational Dialogue
    • 12-1pm — Lunch and remarks by President Yves Salomon-Fernandéz

    And featuring performances by the Greenfield Community Choir and the Musica Franklin Program! Register online!

    RSVPVolunteer

    MLK Celebration VOLUNTEER

    If you're planning to come help out, please let us know!

    More information & contact

  • Rights and the Human Condition

    Saturday December 7 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Sloan Theater

    GCC Theater’s winter theater performance. Written by students using video, paining, dance and music, this piece addresses the issues that occupy their minds. Reserve your seats online!

    • 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.

    • Monday December 30Winter Recess – limited services available

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

    • Tuesday December 31Winter Recess – limited services available

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

    • Wednesday January 1New Year’s Day – College closed
    • Thursday January 2Classes begin – January Intersession

      Current students, contact your advisor or the Advising Center to register. New students, contact Admissions to apply. Browse our course schedule to find classes.

Questions? Send us a message!