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October Look Ahead

September, 2019
  • Another fall semester begins at Quinsigamond Community College.
    Another fall semester begins at Quinsigamond Community College.
  • Thanks to Phi Theta Kappa, the Farmers Market was a huge success.
    Thanks to Phi Theta Kappa, the Farmers Market was a huge success. Expect to see this great resource again in the coming months!

Tuesday, October 8: “The Bystander Solution” – film and panel discussion from 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. in the Hebert Auditorium. This film explores peer culture dynamics that help to normalize sexism and misogyny, while silencing other men in the face of abuse. For more information or to request accommodations, email Dean Liz Woods.

Tuesday, October 8Gateway to College information session at 5:00 p.m. in room 107A. For more information or to reserve a spot visit Gateway to College.

Tuesday, October 8: The Sankofa Lecture series presents Dr. Jarvis Givens' talk on “Schoolmaster of his Race” – a Portrait of Carter G. Woodson from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Harrington Learning Center room 109B.  This event is sponsored by the Diversity Caucus, is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 9: Faculty & Staff are invited to Coffee with the President from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the President’s office (Room 132A). These discussion/listening sessions will take place the second Wednesday of each month. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. (Please note: these will occasionally be held at the Healthcare and Workforce Development Center, located on 25 Federal Street, Worcester)

Friday, October 18: Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is sponsoring, Trivia Night with the Wise Guys from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. in the Harrington Learning Center Rooms 109 A&B. This is a fundraiser for the PTK Live and Learn Greenhouse. Giveaways, raffles, snacks and prizes. You can win $500 off your tuition! Cost is $7/per person. Sign up in the PTK office or email PTK Advisor Bonnie Coleman at bcoleman [at] qcc.mass.edu.

Wednesday, October 23: QCC’s Job Fair from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Harrington Learning Center 109 A&B. This event is hosted by QCC’s Career Services and Credit for Prior Learning. Visit Career Services to learn about available workshops.

October Spotlight: October is Disability Awareness Month. QCC is hosting awareness activities for the month of October on QCC’s main campus and at QCC Southbridge. Activities include:

October 1 – 31: Photo contest – snap a photo of accessibility on campus and share it with us! Email your photo to disabilityservices [at] qcc.mass.edu. Prizes will be given to the top three photos on October 31.

October 1-31: QCC Southbridge (lobby) – Trivia Contest - answer the weekly question and be entered into a weekly prize drawing.  

October 9: Everyday Sign Language - come learn basic signs so you can communicate with your peers. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Student Fuller Center.

October 16: The Invisibles – come learn about disabilities that are often overlooked and misunderstood. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Student Fuller Center.

October 21: Take a Walk in Our Shoes – QCC students will share their stories and what disability means to them. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the Harrington Learning Center Room 109.

October Transfer visits: October 1 - October 29 – Visit Transfer Services and learn about transfer options from the 14 colleges and universities that will be visiting QCC’s campus this month.

 

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