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October Look Ahead

September, 2018
  • It was a hot and steamy first day of classes at QCC.
    It was a hot and steamy first day of classes at Quinsigamond Community College.

Wednesday, October 3: Get to know the officers in our community! Stop by the QCC cafeteria from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. during Coffee with a Cop. This is a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and learn more about the officers who protect and serve our community.

Thursday, October 4: Stop by the Harrington Learning Center, Room 109A&B from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for a Panel Discussion -Careers for Women in Biotech. QCC students, faculty and staff are invited to listen to the panelists as they share their personal journeys on their way to their current positions at Sanofi Genzyme. Come with questions for the panelists.

Monday, October 8: Columbus Day – the college is closed.

Saturday, October 13: The Quinsigamond Community College Alumni Association Advisory Board is hosting a Mystery Dinner Theater, “Haunted by Murder,” featuring the Comical Mystery Players. The event will take place at the Worcester Senior Center, 128 Providence Street, Worcester. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the QCC Alumni Scholarship Fund.

Tuesday, October 16: The Psi Beta Honor Society and Psychology Club will be hosting John Pratico, Psy.D. from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Harrington Learning Center, Room 109B for a talk on "Positive Psychology: An Overview."

Wednesday, October 17: Liberal Arts Distinguished Lecture - From "Reefer Madness" to "Pineapple Express":  A History of Stoner Films and the War on Drugs, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Room 109 in the Harrington Learning Center. This talk by Dr. Seth Blumenthal, of Boston University, uses “stoner films” to explain how and why popular portrayals of pot and its users changed to resonate with different audiences’ that either revered or reviled weed before and during the War on Drugs.

October Spotlight: Get ready for food, music and most of all fun at the Annual Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Fall Cookout on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Fuller Center lawn and grotto for delicious food and a chance to win prizes TONS of raffle prizes! Raffle tickets are $1 each and can be purchased in advance in room 349A or at tables set up on the Fuller center Lawn from Oct. 1 – Oct. 10 (excluding weekends). Over 40 prizes including a $500 tuition waiver, 4 passes to Laser Quest, brunch for two at the Beechwood, and much more! The drawings will be held on the afternoon of Oct. 10. You do not need to be present to win.