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November Look Ahead

October, 2018
  • November ushers in colder weather - remember to check QCC weather alerts for school cancellations or delays.
    November ushers in colder weather - remember to check QCC weather alerts for school cancellations or delays.

Thursday, November 1: Attend the Liberal Arts Distinguished Lecture - "Shakespeare in the London Theater Scene:  An Upstart Crow Makes it Big," from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in 109 Harrington Learning Center. Michelle Ephraim, Ph.D. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will examine Shakespeare's plays and the world of the public theater.

Saturday, November 3: National Mathematics Competition for Community College students from noon – 1:00 p.m. in 355A in the college’s Administration building (670 West Boylston Street Worcester) Stop by and support the QCC team!

Monday, November 5: Pizza with the President! Have a slice of pie and get a chance to meet and chat with Dr. Pedraja from 4:50 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.at the Student Fuller Center on QCC's 670 West Boylston Street Worcester campus. 

Tuesday, November 6: Mid-Term Elections – vote and make your voice heard! Would you like to research a specific election issue?  As always, the Library home page is a great place to start and QCC reference librarians are always ready to help. 

Thursday, November 8: QCC Open House from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester. Stop by and learn about all the amazing program and courses available.

Thursday, November 8Pizza with the President comes to QCC Southbridge! Have lunch and a chance to meet and chat with Dr. Pedraja from noon - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 14: Diversity Dialogues allows you to speak openly and honestly about race, racism, gender, sexism or about your own experience at QCC. The event will be held from noon - 1:00 p.m. in room 109B of the Harrington Learning Center. This event is presented by the QCC Diversity Caucus and is open to all QCC students.

Friday, November 16: Attend a lecture, Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Access to Mental Health Services: Cultural & Contextual Factors, by Dr. Esteban Cardemil from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 109B in the Harrington Learning Center. This event is part of the ongoing PSI BETA and Psychology Club Guest Lecture Series. For questions, contact Professor of Psychology Valerie Clemente at vclemente [at] qcc.mass.edu .

Wednesday, November 28 - 30: QCC's Theater will host  play, “SLICES OF LIFE - An Evening of Original Works,” in the Hebert Auditorium (670 West Boylston Street, Worcester) Tickets are $5 at the door. The show will also be presented on Saturday, December, 1 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 2 at 2:00 p.m

November Spotlight: Sunday, November 11 – Happy Veterans’ Day. QCC Veteran Affairs invites everyone to show their support for all veterans and active duty personal by marching with them in the Worcester Veterans’ Day Parade. All those interested in marching should meet at Veteran’s Inc., 63 Grove Street Worcester at 10:00 a.m. The parade begins at 11:00 a.m.

November 1 – 16: Veteran Affairs and the Veteran’s Club are collecting cans of gravy and cans of cranberry sauce for the Grove Street Veterans’ Shelter. Please drop-off your donations at The Veterans Center in room 258A on the college’s main campus (670 West Boylston Street, Worcester) or QCC Healthcare and Workforce Development Center 25 Federal Street, Worcester.

November 1 – 16: Winter Coat Drive - QCC’s Early Childhood Education Club (in conjunction with the Athletic Center) will be collecting donations of new or gently used winter coats and accessories for QCC students and their children in preparation for the cold weather. donation boxes are located in The Child Study Center, the Second floor of the Harrington Learning Center, and in room 348 of the Administration Building. Donations are also being accepted at the Athletic Center and the President’s Office, room 132A. Please make sure garments are clean and in good condition before dropping them off. Suggested sizes include:

  • Children/Youth sizes 4-8
  • Adult sizes
  • Suggested boot sizes:
  • Children/Youth sizes 10-4
  • Adult sizes
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