September 2017

Updates From the President

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Smart Start Professional Day – Opening Forum

It never ceases to amaze me how exciting it is to begin a new academic year! Right from the start, I enjoyed reconnecting with many of you and it was great to see how you spent your summer traveling, visiting family, and taking time to get centered.

We kicked off the academic year with a new Smart Start – Fall Professional Day and I want to extend my sincere thanks to the college community for a very successful collaborative effort. The workshop sessions were engaging and helped us explore a wide range of professional topics that will aid us throughout the year.

Next, we welcomed more than 1,000 new students during the two-day re-envisioned mandatory Student Orientation that helped them start their journey at MCC on the right foot. It was wonderful to see so many hands on deck getting our students connected and once again our fantastic Student Orientation leaders put their diverse styles of learning and leadership to good use. There was a great vibe going on both campuses, and I feel like we have begun the semester with some real momentum.

We will continue to assess the impact of Smart Start but the initial survey data was encouraging as more than 86 percent responded that the August version of Professional Day was better than, or equal to, the late fall professional day of previous years. Transforming a culture takes time and effort and the work by faculty and staff to make this new Smart Start a success is greatly appreciated.

I look forward to a great year and hearing your entrepreneurial ideas to help us break down the barriers in order to increase student success and retention, and make MCC a beacon for our wonderfully diverse communities.

– Jim Mabry


Upcoming Events

  • September 28, — MCC Trustees Meeting, 7:30 am, Bedford Trustees’ House, Galvani Room
  • October 5 — Faculty Staff Association (FSA) meeting, 2:30 pm, Lowell Cowan Center, Lower Café
  • October 2 — Late Start Session begins
  • October 4 —  MILES Opening Session, 2 p.m., Bedford Campus Center
  • October 21 — Open House, 9:30 a.m., Bedford Campus Center
  • October 26 — MCC Trustees Meeting, 7:30 am, Bedford Trustees’ House, Galvani Room

MCC In The News


Grants

AANAPISI Grant Update

Asian American Student Orientation

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On Tuesday, August 22, the Program for Asian American Student Advancement (PAASA) hosted a special orientation for new Asian American students. The program assists students in transitioning to college by providing the opportunity to meet and build connections with faculty, staff and current MCC students. As part of the orientation, students learned how to use MCC’s online tools, and were introduced to the wide range of college resources MCC has to offer. Students were also provided an opportunity to tour the Lowell campus, led by student mentors. This event was supported by MCC’s recent five-year, $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) program.


Title III Update

mcc_360_fin_colorWe are pleased to announce that the college has entered into a partnership with EAB (the Education Advisory Board Company), and has purchased its EAB-Navigate product and services. EAB-Navigate has an extensive number of robust and exciting features that support many objectives identified in our Title III Grant, “MCC360 Success from the Start: The Path to Completion.”

This tool will enable the college to promote a deeper integration of student planning and advising tools. Many months of dialogue, product presentations, and vendor document reviews helped to achieve this new partnership. Implementation of EAB-Navigate began in mid-September.

As we enter year 2 of the Title III grant, we will shift our focus to procure solutions for CRM (customer relationship management) and data analytics resources.

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Academic Affairs

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Hornet nest outside Phyllis Gleason’s office.

First-Year Experience

Our FYE team recently met in Phyllis Gleason’s office to discuss our FYE/IDS Program Review. While there, we could not help but notice the hornet nest (shown above) attached to the outside of her window. We were amazed to see a cross-section of the nest that is not what one usually sees when the nest is hanging from a tree. This intricate colony kept our attention as we talked about how remarkable it was to see this inner world of hornets. We also found ourselves trying to figure out how the hornets created their nest and why it was attached to the outside of this window. We checked out the size and shape, the maze-like pathways, and wondered how the hornets were so focused on the work they were doing – unconcerned about being observed. It was both exciting and mysterious at the same time to watch and envision how this nest and community was designed, went through changes, and what might happen to it going forward.

As we segued from the topic of the hornet nest to the program review, it was fascinating to think that there were similarities – especially if one views the program review as a natural process, whereby a collaborative work group is focused on learning more about the “why,” “what,” and “how” of a particular program. The work group, or team members, become engaged in research to find answers to questions that lead to information that helps to understand and learn more about the development, design and growth of a program. Also, the team works together through the inquiry process to come up with questions that are relevant to the program, and provide important information that impacts students, faculty and our college community.
The experience of the hornet nest is a good reminder that being curious is a good thing, because it also involves reflection and assessment – as will the FYE/IDS Program Review process.

2017 Fall Semester FYE/IDS Program Courses:
• IDS 101 Freshman Seminar
• IDS 102 Service-Learning
• IDS 103 Leadership
• IDS 104 Research
• IDS 105 Interdisciplinary Weekend: Global Business
• IDS 106 Career
• IDS 108 Wellness
• IDS 110 The Choices We Make
• IDS 116 Leadership in Action (LiA)
• IDS 117 Entrepreneurial Thinking
• IDS 120 Money Matters: Personal Finance

IDS Career Exploration Courses for Pathways:
• IDS 131 Business Career Exploration
• IDS 132 Health Career Exploration
• IDS 133 Public Service Career Exploration
• IDS 134 Social Science Career Exploration
• IDS 135 STEM Career Exploration

Offered in Spring Semester 2018:
IDS 130 Arts, Humanities & Communication Career Exploration


Office of Professional Development

SmartStart_Icon.jpgOur first Professional Day to be held at the beginning of the school year was a success! The theme was “Smart Start” and the feedback from the post-event survey was very positive. Below are some images from the day.


Academic Divisions

Business, Education & Public Service

Business

Screen Shot 2017-09-21 at 10.20.36 AMThe Entrepreneurship Program is kicking off a new initiative: DifferenceMaker @ MCC is a new partnership with UML to offer innovative campuswide programming to engage all students in creative problem-solving, innovation and entrepreneurship. This initiative will include 3 workshops in October to help prepare students for a Pitch Contest during IDEA Week in November. The workshops will help teams of students identify a problem they want to solve (could be a social problem, such as homelessness, or a business idea – we are open to all sorts of ideas), assess the opportunities, understand their value proposition & business model, then prepare for their pitch. The pitch will be held the Thursday during IDEA Week, with lots of prizes to be won. The winner of the Pitch Contest will get to compete at UML in the spring during their big IDEA Challenge, with a chance to win A LOT OF MONEY to pursue the idea! Any student can participate. More info contact hargiss@middlesex.mass.edu.


Fashion Merchandising

Ree also had a meeting with a department manager from Nordstrom in Burlington Mall. They discussed how MCC and the company can work together to better prepare Fashion Merchandising and Business students for both internship and long-term career opportunities. After the meeting, Ree shared employment information with current students and graduates.


Human Services

Grant News
In April 2017, the Human Services Department received a grant from Wayside Youth and Family Services to provide training in the area of children’s behavioral health. In addition to existing MCC Human Services courses, curriculum was developed. Students attended an English/Writing noncredit course over the summer, and have begun the program. Under the direction of Human Services Chair Paulo Barrio and Children’s Behavioral Health Grant Coordinator Lisa Higgins-Smith, 17 students are enrolled in grant-paid Human Services courses to strengthen their skills in the area of children’s behavioral health.

Addictions Counselor Program Celebrates Graduates
The Addictions Counselor Program recognized the accomplishments of 16 graduates from its certificate program on September 21, 2017. Family, friends, and faculty joined in the 25th annual graduation ceremony and celebrated with the graduates, past and current students in the program, and several treatment agency staff. The highlights of the evening were the presentations by two of the 2017 graduates who recounted their personal journeys and also the successful employment in addiction treatment agencies by past and recent graduates.


Enrollment 

Admissions

Happy fall semester! During the opening of this school year, the Office of Admissions & Recruitment has had the opportunity to meet with many new and returning students. As we make our way through the semester, staff continues to meet with students who are interested in enrolling in Late Start courses. We are now coming up on one of our busiest times of the year, the 2018 recruitment season. Our focus will be recruiting high school juniors and seniors, as well as adult students, interested in attending this spring or next fall. In the coming weeks, staff will be visiting over 50 local high schools, including multiple college fairs and parent-information nights. Staff will also be participating in local community events, including Bedford Day, a job fair at the Bedford VA hospital, and a college fair at Lawrence Boys and Girls Club.

We have also begun planning our annual Fall Open House. This year the event takes place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, October 21st, on the Bedford Campus. If you would like more information on the event or would like to get involved, please contact Admissions or visit www.middlesex.mass.edu/OH.


Enrollment Management

Welcome!

Welcome to Jamil Jean Jacques and Joseph Lindsey – our part-time Enrollment Assistants in the Enrollment Management Center. Jamil Jean Jacques earned his BA  degree from UMass Lowell, where he is continuing his education. Joseph Lindsey earned his AA at MCC and completed his bachelor’s degree at Salem State University.

Preferred Student Name

MCC’s Preferred Student Name Policy has been updated and can be found in the 2017-2018 catalog at https://catalog.middlesex.mass.edu/content.php?catoid=20&navoid=1843#_changing-biographical-data. Presently, preferred student names appear on the faculty class list, in Degree Works, and in SARs Grid. The Information Technology Department is working to allow preferred names to appear in Blackboard and other places, such as the online directory and college email. Students can submit their preferred name through the self-service portal, or they can contact the Registrar.

Fall 2017 Semester

The beginning of the fall semester has been busy and off to a good start. Some key dates to remember for the semester include:

  • Students can still register for Late Start classes until September 28.
  • The Drop for Nonattendance (DN) deadline for grades for full-semester classes is Friday, September 22. The DN deadline for grades for the Late Start semester is October 13. Dropping non-attending students will minimize potential financial and academic issues for students.
  • Mid-term deficiency grades for the full-semester classes are due by noon on Friday, October 27. Notices will go out to students by November 1 encouraging them to seek assistance if they have deficiencies. Mid-term deficiency grades for Late Start classes are due by November 10 with letters going out by November 14.
  • Wednesday, November 22, is the last day for students to withdraw from a class. Conversations before the withdrawal deadline (11/22) are encouraged for students who are considering the option of withdrawing vs. completing the course. Faculty and staff should remind students to speak to Financial Aid or other applicable areas (e.g., veterans and international students) when making decisions.
  • Final fall grades are due by 10 am on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Graduation review and academic review will begin by January 5, 2018.

In September, a group of 226 students were named Summer 2017 graduates. Summer graduates were notified of their accomplishment, and they can pick up their diplomas beginning September 22, 2017.

Spring 2018

The planning and course scheduling for Spring 2018 is in progress! Registration is anticipated to open on October 12, 2017, for our continuing-student population. Letters to all currently enrolled students will be going out in early October to inform continuing students of upcoming Spring 2018 registration and to provide important information pertaining to advising, finances, contact information, etc.


Student Affairs

Academic Advising

New Advising Center

Over the course of the summer, Academic Advising on the Bedford campus moved to a new space within Building 9. The new space will allow advisors to meet with students in a multitude of different ways. Students will be able to view workshops on academic planning, transfer, and career assessment, or simply stop in to register online. As we grow and explore our new space, be sure to stop in to check it out. We plan on having an Advising Open House later this semester.

Walk-In Enrollment

The Advising team, with assistance from Admissions and Enrollment staff, served over 1,500 students during the Walk-In Enrollment period. This is in addition to over 800 new students who were seen over the summer in New Student Advising and Registration sessions. In support of our Late Start enrollment initiative, advisors have been available for a combination of Walk-In and One-On-One appointments.

Advisor Assignments

Advisor Assignments have been completed for the fall 2017 semester and are currently being uploaded into Banner and DegreeWorks. Once this process is completed, students will be contacted through a variety of channels (email, text, MyMCC) to ensure they have clear information on their assigned advisor. Faculty will be able to view and contact their assigned students through DegreeWorks and MyMCC. An Advising Guide will be shared with faculty and professional staff shortly.

With the spring 2018 enrollment period quickly approaching, it’s recommend that all advisors reach out to their students to encourage early registration and support of student success initiatives, including Honors, 15 to Finish, the Commonwealth Commitment, and much more.

Academic Maps

Over the course of the summer, through a collaborative effort with faculty, administrators, Advising and Marketing Communications, Academic Maps were updated. Recently a new rotation of maps were uploaded to the college website and catalog. An archive of prior Academic Maps has also been developed and added to over the course of the summer. With the college investing in EAB-Navigate, our work around Academic Maps is now more important than ever.

To view Academic Maps, visiting the following website: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/advising/academicmaps/default.aspx
Be sure to click “refresh” in your internet browser to pull the newest version of your selected map.

Academic Pathways

Our work around Academic Pathways/Meta-Majors continues within Advising. This summer, a strong emphasis in Advising was assisting our undecided student population with exploring a field of interest. Students selected an appropriate Academic Pathway and enrolled in appropriate courses, including First-Year Experience and Career Exploration courses. Our next steps include assisting students transition to an academic program by Spring 2018 or continue working on program prerequisite courses.

For more information on Academic Pathways, visit the following website: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/advising/pathways.aspx

Advisor Training Sessions

In addition to participation in New Faculty Training, Advising staff provide training sessions to the college community. With approaches to advising changing within higher education, it’s important that all of take the time to refine our skillset in this area. Training sessions revolve around our current practices, but also review NACADA resources for on-going improvement.

Advising will offer additional training sessions in October and November. Be sure to check NewsCaster daily for training dates. Faculty and professional staff may also visit our Academic Advising Institute website for resources around advising, DegreeWorks, Career Services, Transfer, Academic Progress and much more.

MCC Academic Advising Institute: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/advising/aai.aspx

NACADA Advising Resources: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Advising-as-teaching-resource-links.aspx

MassTransfer Pathways / Commonwealth Commitment

DKMGMh_WAAA5j--.jpg-largeAdditional MassTransfer Pathways have been added for the 2017-2018 academic year. With the addition of more pathways, more students are now eligible for the Commonwealth Commitment. Over the course of the fall semester, members of the Advising staff will conduct outreach to encourage students to sign up for the Commonwealth Commitment and review eligible pathways.

To view updates, visit the MassTransfer/Commonwealth Commitment website: http://www.mass.edu/masstransfer/


Academic Centers for Enrichment

This past August, the ACE Department trained over 100 student leaders to work as Peer Tutors and Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders. They are excited to help support MCC students! With the success of the SI Program, we have reestablished the SI Mentor role, through which five of our of veteran leaders gain additional leadership experience while mentoring our new SI leaders.

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From left to right: SI Mentors Eno Adoghe, Matt Rondeau and Molyda Eang

nadeauLynne Nadeau joined Middlesex as a Reading and Writing Learning Specialist working in the Academic Centers for Enrichment (ACE) on August 15. Lynne comes to us with a Bachelor of Arts in English with high honors from Bates College, and a Masters of Arts in English Literature from Brown University. Previously, Lynne worked at Northern Essex Community College (NECC) for over 16 years and has extensive experience in implementing academic support best practices as a professional tutor, coordinator, and administrator. Lynne also brings her experience teaching “Basic Writing” and “English Composition I” to a diverse body of students at NECC. We are very excited Lynne has joined our team.


International, Multicultural and Veterans Affairs

Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center is pleased to announce the appointment of two part-time Veterans Resource Coordinators who will be supporting our veteran students on the Bedford and Lowell campuses.

timTimothy Quinn will be working as the Coordinator in the Bedford Veterans Resource Center. He is a United States Navy Veteran having served five years during Operation Noble Anvil (Kosovo conflict) and Operation Enduring Freedom. He brings a passion and eagerness to help those who have served our nation’s military. Tim attended classes at MCC before transferring to Anna Maria College where he earned his BS in Fire Administration and master’s degree in Public Administration. In addition to his role at Middlesex, Tim is a firefighter for the City of Waltham and is married with four children.

JorgeJorge Morales-Lopez will be working as the Coordinator in the Lowell Veterans Resource Center. He is an Air Force veteran and was stationed with the 96 Transportation Squadron assigned to the 96th Air Base Wing Materiel Command at Elgin Air Force Base, Florida. He was then assigned the United States Central Command’s Joint Task Force Southwest Asia whose mission was monitoring and controlling the airspace south of the 32nd parallel during the period following the end of the 1991 Gulf War. Jorge is a graduate of Lowell High School and received his BA in Political Science from UMass Lowell. He is currently working on a master’s degree in English from Southern New Hampshire University. Jorge worked as a Victim Witness Advocate with the Middlesex District Attorney Office and also worked as a mediator with the MCC Law Center.

New Coordinator of Student Diversity and Inclusion

kizzyAgain this year, the Office of International & Multicultural Affairs has been selected as a site for a Merrimack College fellow as part of the Higher Education Fellowship Program. Kizzy Borbon will be working as the Coordinator of Student Diversity & Inclusion in the Multicultural Centers on the Lowell and Bedford campuses. In the role of the Coordinator of Student Diversity & Inclusion, she will play a pivotal, leadership role in the development and implementation of campus initiatives that work to support our students who are from diverse backgrounds. Kizzy graduated from Atlantic Union College with a BS in Business Administration and Accounting, and is pursuing a master’s degree in Higher Education at Merrimack College.

International Day of Peace

Peace_sign_SMThe International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date to commit to peace above all differences and to contribute to building a culture of peace. This year, the International & Multicultural Affairs Office is sponsoring a new initiative, the “International Peace Series,” designed to promote understanding of different narratives, and encourage further dialogues within the college community. Beginning with the recognition of International Peace Day on both campuses, the series will feature events held each month this semester, including Lunch & Learn, Soup & Stories, and the annual Social Justice in Action Conference. Please look to Newscaster more information regarding upcoming events.


Office of Student Engagement

ssfd1-finalThank you to all faculty, staff, and student leaders who participated in making our New Student Orientation such a great success! Over 1,000 new students attended and the MCC community gave them an outstanding welcome. Students who missed the experience will be required to attend a make-up session on September 29th.


Student Support Services

TRIOIn August, the TRIO Student Success Program brought together students and staff for a team-building challenge course with the nonprofit Project Adventure in Beverly.  Spending the day together, participants focused on individual and group challenges, including low- and high-ropes courses, free falls, and trust-building exercises. The goals for the day included overcoming personal challenges, learning to work with small and large groups, and building relationships. It was a very successful day in which everyone helped each other and worked together to overcome obstacles, face new challenges and meet new people – and of course have some fun!

Pat Bruno, Associate Dean of Student Support Services, and Lynn Gregory, Personal Counselor/Student Affairs Consultation Liaison, presented a training session, called “Dealing with Distressed, Disruptive and/or Disturbing Student Behavior,” to the MCC Library staff on August 28th. Staff members were very engaged in discussing this important topic, and afterwards reported that processing the “real-life” behavior scenarios was extremely helpful and informative. We plan to offer more training sessions like this for other groups during this academic year.


Institutional Advancement

Advancement

SM_graphics_SP17.791_MAR_SM_CCDayFenwayCommunity College Night at Fenway Park

Community College Night at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox takes place on Thursday, September 28.

Middlesex will be well-represented by students, staff, alumni, and friends as the Red Sox face the Huston Astros. Very few tickets remain (a few single seats) for the section of grandstand seats provided for MCC. For the latest information on any remaining tickets ($32), please contact Amy Lee in the Advancement Office at 978-656-3028. Tickets in general for this game are still available on the Red Sox’s main site. President Mabry and MCC student trustee Sierra DeWalt will take to the field, joining representatives from the other Massachusetts community colleges, to participate in a pre-game ceremony.

MCCF Murder Mystery!

SAVE THE DATE: Friday, October 27 or Saturday, October 28
LOCATION: The MCC Nesmith House, 229 Andover St., Lowell.

Join us for a wedding reception like no other: It’ll be a murder mystery! Come meet the interesting characters who make up this colorful wedding party (played by MCC’s Performing Arts students). They welcome you as their guests at this wedding reception. Watch every move, observe their behavior, and interact with them so you can help solve the murder that will take place during this special occasion. Watch for details on Newscaster. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the MCC Performing Arts Scholarship. This Murder Mystery at Nesmith House will give new meaning to the phrase, ” ‘Til Death Do Us Part.”

The 2017 PDA New England Scholarships Announced

The New England Parenteral Drug Association (NEPDA) has awarded its 2017 scholarships to 6 MCC students enrolled in the Biotechnology Program. Three students have each received a $5,000 Transfer Scholarship, and 3 additional students have each received a $1,000 Second Year Scholarship. The total amount awarded this year is $18,000. NEPDA has been a strong partner at MCC for the past 10 years. We are extremely grateful for their generous scholarships, on-going support of the MCC Student PDA Chapter, and their commitment to providing career opportunities for our Biotech students.

Do You Know Where Our Alumni Are?

Everyone who works at MCC has had opportunities to meet remarkable students throughout the years. Many have stayed in touch with the students, celebrating their successes. The Advancement Office would like to hear from faculty and staff who are able to provide information about MCC alumni – their careers and life accomplishments. MCC Advancement and Alumni offices appreciate the good work performed by alumni each day and want to encourage long-lasting relationships with the college. Please help the Advancement Office maintain accurate data on alumni. Tell the Advancement office about the impressive alumni you know. They could become commencement speakers, distinguished alumni award recipients, advisory board members, classroom presenters, student mentors, ambassadors for Middlesex Community College, etc! Contact Dennis Malvers at malversd@middlesex.mass.edu or Amy Lee at leea@middlesex.mass.edu and let us know about the alumni with whom you’ve kept in touch.


Corporate Education and Training

Corporate Education and Training delivered:

  • Combined First Aid and CPR, Medical Administration Recertification trainings for LifeLinks. The courses are conducted at MCC in order to provide employees exposure to taking classes in a college setting.
  • Offered customized training for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) training at WNA in Chelmsford.
  • Provided Group Leader training at Mack Technologies, Inc. in Westford.

Corporate Education and Training collaborated with Resource Development to complete and submit a Workforce Training Fund Grant for Pace Industries that was approved. Training will include Statistical Process Controls, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Leadership Skills for Managers, and Fundamentals of Performance Management.

Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Judy Burke spoke about Workforce Development at the Rapid Response and Business Engagement National Summit on September 1st at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston with Roxbury, North Shore, and Bunker Hill community colleges.

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Community Education and Training

Our fall noncredit programs are under way! Some of the programs that are starting this month include, Digital Photography, Floral Design, MTEL Exam Prep, Digital Media Marketing Certificate, Technical Writing, HR Certification Exam Prep, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse Assistant.

New this fall — Community Education and Training is partnering with Au Pair America to offer a series of open-enrollment, noncredit classes tailored for au pairs. Tuesday, September 19th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, CET will be hosting an Au Pair Open House held at  Trustees’ House on the Bedford campus. Au pairs will be able to learn about MCC, tour campus, learn about the World Language Institute and register for classes that will be taught by MCC Professor Deb Botker and Boston Newborn Care. If you know of any au pairs looking for educational credits, please refer them to Lauren Ellis at ellisl@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3669.

CathyMcLaurinAs your calendar begins to get full, don’t forget the MILES Opening Session with artist Cathy McLaurin on Wednesday, October 4th from 2-4 pm in the Bedford Campus Center. This event is free and open to the public! More info: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/careertraining/miles.aspx

Community Education will participate in the following events/expos: Bedford Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Bedford Chamber of Commerce Leadership Luncheon, Lowell General Hospital Career and Education Fair, Lowell Harvest Festival, Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, and Power of Flowers Community Auction.
We also promoted/distributed  40 CET semester schedules to the City of Lowell/Bridge Street Business Owner meeting.


Marketing Communications

Update Your MCC Directory Photo

Screen Shot 2017-09-21 at 10.23.36 AMFree headshots @ FSA — The Office of Marketing Communications has arranged for a photographer to take professional headshots of interested faculty and staff prior to the start of the October and November Faculty & Staff Association (FSA)  meetings.  You must pre-register to have your photo taken, and spaces are limited. Starting at 1 p.m., time slots are broken into 5-minute increments, and we can accommodate 3 people per slot. Your photo will be shared with you within 3 weeks of the shoot. Headshots are available free of charge and you are encouraged to add yours to your MCC Directory listing.

• 1 p.m. Thursday, October 5 (Lowell)
• 1 p.m. Thursday, November 2 (Bedford)

Please fill out the form to reserve your space: https://doodle.com/poll/2zw3pcay58uxidwf
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Campus Photo Shoot

400-04502644bThank you to everyone who has already reached out to participate in our next campus photo shoot scheduled for Monday, October 2. We still have some classroom slots available. The goal of each classroom photo shoot is to capture your students in action: engaging in small group work, listening to your lecture, working in the lab, etc. And the best part is it only takes 30 minutes! Participating is a great way to support the college mission and is one of the ways we illustrate that student success starts at MCC.

If you are interested in participating, please email noelb@middlesex.mass.edu use SUBJECT: Photograph My Class.

Did you know…

MCC Lapel Pins

lapelNew to the college? You may have noticed colleagues around the college wearing an MCC pin. You can request a MCC lapel pin from Marketing Communications. (And we now have extra lapel-pin replacement backs, in case you’ve lost yours.) To request pins or replacement backs, please use this form.

MCC Folders Available

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Need folders for an internal or external special event? Our branded MCC folders are available. To request folders, please email marketing@middlesex.mass.edu with “MCC Folder Request” in the subject line. In the body of the email tell us:

  • the quantity you need
  • the purpose/event you need them for
  • date needed
  • and where to deliver them

We will do our very best to fulfill all requests.


 

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