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“MEMEscapes” Literary Journal Launches at QCC

Contact: Cherie Ronayne
Office of Institutional Communications
508.854.2849
cronayne [at] qcc.mass.edu

Release Date: 
4/19/2007

WORCESTER, Mass. –   On May 3 Quinsigamond Community College will formally announce the launch of its journal of contemporary literature, titled “MEMEscapes.”  The annual journal is a collection of student writings and artworks that will be published every April at QCC.

All QCC students were invited to submit original artworks, fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction writings for possible publication in the journal. “MEMEscapes Online” also offers an online gallery of works by QCC students.

On May 3 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., an official presentation of the first edition of “MEMEscapes” will occur for the College community, including the Board of Trustees and College staff.  Awards will be given for outstanding contributions to the journal and students will read some of their published writings.  A reception will follow.

Quinsigamond Community College is the most affordable higher education in Worcester County. As a regional leader in education and workforce development, QCC serves the diverse educational needs of Central Massachusetts by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality programming leading to transfer, career, and lifelong learning.