Event Listings

Special Announcements and Multiple-day Events:

Spring 2015 Leadership for Life Program - a series of eight short presentations on topics that will help you feel more comfortable and be successful at MWCC. From the first one in February to the last one in April, Leadership for Life will help you. Workshops are being held: February 4 & 18, March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 15 and 22. With the exception of Feb. 4, March 18th Alternative Spring Break (which will be held off campus), and April 22 workshops are held from 12:30 to 1:30 pm in the Murphy Conference Room. To pre-register: Contact Sarah Savoie at ssavoie7@mwcc.mass.edu, 978-630-9855 or stop by room 141.

Student photo IDs:

New Photo IDs for new and returning students are now be taken on the Gardner Campus, in Room 149 by appointment only.

Contact Kathy in room 149 or at (978) 630-9148 between 9:30 am and 2 pm or Sandy at (978) 630-9133 after 2 pm to set up an appointment.

FEE: $5 (cash or check only)
One of the following valid photo IDs is required to obtain a MWCC Photo ID: state vehicle license, a passport, a military ID, or a state issued identification card.

RETURNING STUDENTS — Have your Expired ID updated at no charge at the Gardner Campus Library, the Leominster Campus front office or the Devens Campus front office
NOTE: Students should carry their student ID with them at all times as they will be requested to present it when accessing services on campus that require identification. A student ID will be required of all students seeking to access the Fitness & Wellness Center (with required membership) and for some programming events sponsored by the CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).

 

Daily Events:

Mon., January 26
Student Government Association Meeting, 12:30 pm, room W11. Join us if you wish to find out more about getting involved.

Tues., January 27
Stop by the Lion’s Den Student Center for some “hot from the oven” donuts and a hot beverage. Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. Open to all MWCC students, faculty and staff. Sponsored by the student life office and CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).

Tues., January 27
Free Pizza and Beverages for Evening Students – 5 pm – 6 pm in the cafeteria hallway (while supplies last). Sponsored by the student life office and CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).

Tues., January 27
Campus Activities Team for Students (CATS) Meeting at 12:30 pm, Room W12. Come and join in on the fun of planning and running activities for MWCC students. For more information contact the student life office at studentlife@mwcc.mass.edu, 978-630-9133 or stop by room 151. Open to all MWCC students.

Wed., January 28
Film: Ice Warriors: USA Sled Hockey – 12:30 pm, North Café.
For more than five months, ICE WARRIORS followed the U.S. sled hockey team on their road to the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. These remarkable competitors – experienced athletes and rookie players, high school students and military veterans wounded in action – shared one goal: to make history with a repeat gold medal win.

Wed., January 28
Intramural Activity—Open Gym, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Fitness & Wellness Center. Must have athletic sneakers to participate. Contact Paula Richard at p_richard@mwcc.mass.edu for more information.

Thurs., January 29
Spring Semester Welcome Activities Fair featuring FREE airbrush winter hats, personalized name posters, make your own Mardi Gras masks, and the annual student club & information expo. Novelty events are being held from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm and the expo runs from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. Location: South Cafe. Sponsored by the student life office and CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).

Mon., February 2 – DEVENS CAMPUS
Make Your Own Valentine Candy Treat Bag for yourself or to give to someone special. 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Student Lounge. Sponsored by the student life office and CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).

Mon., February 2
Intramural Activity—Basketball, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Fitness & Wellness Center. Must have athletic sneakers to participate. Contact Paula Richard at p_richard@mwcc.mass.edu for more information.

Tues., February 3
Campus Activities Team for Students (CATS) Meeting at 12:30 pm in Room W12. Come and join in on the fun of planning and running activities for MWCC students. For more information contact the student life office at studentlife@mwcc.mass.edu, 978-630-9133 or stop by room 151. Open to all MWCC students.

Wed., February 4 – LEOMINSTER CAMPUS
Student photo IDs will be taken on the Leominster Campus from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Room 107. Fee for MWCC photo ID is $5. One of the following items is required to obtain a student ID: a state vehicle license, a state issued Identification card (available through the state RMV), a military ID, or a passport (snow date: Feb. 5)

Thurs., February 5
Film: James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket – 12:30 pm, North Café.
James Baldwin (1924-1987) was at once a major twentieth century American author, a Civil Rights activist and, for two crucial decades, a prophetic voice calling Americans, Black and white, to confront their shared racial tragedy. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket captures on film the passionate intellect and courageous writing of a man who was born black, impoverished, gay and gifted. Presented by Karen Thorsen.

Mon., February 9
Student Government Association Meeting, 12:30 pm, room W11. Join us if you wish to find out more about getting involved.

Wed., February 11
Valentine’s Day Celebration – Chocolate Sampler – free samples of chocolate desserts, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm (or while supplies last), South Cafe. Sponsored by the student life office and CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).

Wed., February 11
Film: Standing on my Sisters’ Shoulders – 12:30 pm, North Café
This documentary tells the story of three Mississippi women in 1965 who walked into the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington D.C. to seek their civil rights. These living legends give their firsthand testimony and capture a piece of history that is often overlooked in history books. Their achievements go beyond the cotton fields of Mississippi or even the coasts of America.

Wed., February 11
Intramural Activity—Soccer, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Fitness & Wellness Center. Must have athletic sneakers to participate. Contact Paula Richard at p_richard@mwcc.mass.edu for more information.

Thurs., February 12
Mardi Gras Carnival – Karaoke 6–8 pm; Dance 8-10 pm, South Cafe. $100 door prize awarded hourly. Costume prizes: $100, $70, & $30 (costumes optional). Snacks and beverages provided. Free admittance for MWCC students, faculty & staff and their one guest. Sponsored by the student life office & CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).

Tues., February 17
Intramural Activity—Insanity Class, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Fitness & Wellness Center. Must have athletic sneakers to participate. Contact Paula Richard at p_richard@mwcc.mass.edu for more information.

Thurs., February 19
Bamidele Dancers and Drummers – Come and enjoy the African/Caribbean Dance & Drumming performance. Bamidele Dancers and Drummers will be performing in Celebration of Black History Month, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm, South Café. Sponsored by the Student Life Office.

Mon., February 23
Student Government Association Meeting, 12:30 pm in Murphy Conference Room. Meeting is open to all.

Tues., February 24
Campus Activities Team for Students (CATS) Meeting at 12:30 pm in Room W12. Come and join in on the fun of planning and running activities for MWCC students. For more information contact the student life office at studentlife@mwcc.mass.edu, 978-630-9133 or stop by room 151. Open to all MWCC students.

Wed., February 25
Film: Inequality for All – 12:30 pm, North Café
A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, INEQUALITY FOR ALL features Robert Reich – professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet member – as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. The film is an intimate portrait of a man whose lifelong goal is protecting those who are unable to protect themselves

Wed., February 25
Intramural Activity—Lap Swimming, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Fitness & Wellness Center. Must have bathing suit to participate. Contact Paula Richard at p_richard@mwcc.mass.edu for more information.

Events are held on the Gardner Campus unless otherwise noted.
Check out the student life web page at www.mwcc.edu/studentlife for information on MWCC clubs and organizations, student photo ID dates and times, and much more. Also, check out the on-line MWCC calendar at http://iconnect.mwcc.edu for more college events.