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March Look Ahead

February, 2021
  • QCC's Faculty and staff are committed to 100 percent student sucess.
    QCC's Faculty and staff are committed to 100 percent student sucess.

Monday, March 1: The Greater Worcester Community Foundation offers three transfer scholarships: Herbert D. Sherwin Memorial Scholarship, Cynthia and Harrison Taylor Scholarship and Emanuel’s Empowerment Scholarship, available to QCC students as they move on for bachelor’s degrees. Deadline is March 1. For more information email Transfer Services at transfer [at] qcc.mass.edu or email 508-854-4404.

Monday, March 1: The Springfield Area Colleges will host a mini Virtual Transfer Fair from noon to 1:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, March 2: All College Forum for all members of the college community at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Monday, March 8: Town Hall meeting for faculty and staff at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom. 

Monday, March 8: "Can I Kiss You?," a workshop on consent and respect will be held from noon - 1:00 p.m. Mike Domitrz, critically acclaimed author and founder of Date Safe Project presents a hilarious and candid look at dating, communication, respect and intimacy. "Can I Kiss You?" is one of the most inclusive and sought after programs for providing specific how-to skills for teaching consent, respect in relationships, bystander intervention, and addressing sexual assault. 

For questions, email counselingandwellnessoffice [at] qcc.mass.edu.  

Tuesday, March 9: The University of Massachusetts will host a virutal Transfer Fair from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday,  March 10: Students can practice their interview skills and gain the confidence through this free workshop from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. For questions, email mentoring [at] qcc.mass.edu.    

Sunday, March 14 - Saturday March 20: Spring Recess.

Monday, March 22: VIP registration begins for returning/active students. This continues until Friday, April 2.

Tuesday, March 23: The Springfield Area Colleges will host a mini Virtual Transfer Fair from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

March Spotlight: March 4, 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m., the Sankofa Lecture Series presents, “New World Order”: Whatsapp, Pandemic Panics, and the Global Spread of Misinformation through Zoom. Dr. Anika Wilson will compare old disease treatment rumors in Malawi to new ones and the meaning and possible course of such moral panics. Dr. Wilson is the current chair of the Department African and African Diaspora Studies at UW-Milwaukee. She earned her doctorate in Folklore and Folklife Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Her book Folklore, Gender, and AIDS in Malawi: No Secret Under the Sun (2013) was awarded the Elli Kongas Maranda Award for feminist scholarship in folklore in 2014. She is currently analyzing legends and knowledge related to sacred sites, as well as working on a project examining the representation of gender expectations in divorce court transcripts from Malawi. This free event is sponsored by the QCC’s Diversity Caucus and is open to the public. For more information, contact Professor Benjamin Wendorf at bwendorf [at] qcc.mass.edu  Zoom link to join the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/98846640093.

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