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Class of 1972
Joe Orfant,
a member of MCC's first
graduating class, came in to visit President
James Mabry this summer, sharing stories
of his time at Middlesex and his career.
Since graduating, Orfant transferred to Yale
University and earned a degree in architecture.
Now retired, he enjoyed a 35-year career
focusing on planning and environmental
issues. Orfant's most recent position was
Chief, Bureau of Planning, Design and
Resource Protection for the Department
of Conservation and Recreation. He also
serves as Chair of the Board of the Boston
Conservation Commission.
Class of 2013
Gabby Davis
is president of Made in Lowell
community development organization's primary
function is to create an effective mix of
events, marketing, sales and service programs
designed to produce a positive economic
impact of visitor and consumer spending in
Lowell, and to deepen community connections.
Gabby is also an independent event consultant
and freelance editor.
CLASS
NOTES
MCC Proudly Represented at Community College Night at Fenway Park
Community College Night with the Red Sox
at Fenway Park took place Wednesday, Sept.
14. The 15 Massachusetts community colleges
were honored at a pre-game ceremony that
evening. Representing Middlesex were
President James Mabry
and Student Trustee Alexander Gounaris.
Thank you to the alums, faculty, staff and
students who attended the game.
Here is a photo of Alexander and President
Mabry during the pre-game ceremony.
To enjoy more Fenway Park Night photos,
visit our photo gallery on Facebook:
www.facebook.com/middlesexccalumni
Please continue to share your photos from the game by emailing them to
Amy Lee: leea@middlesex.mass.edu.
Plans are in the works for another Community College Night at Fenway Park for 2017.
Stay tuned for more details in the spring!
Find us online!
Connect professionally
with other MCC alums.
Do you have a Class Note you'd like to share? Would you like to get involved or volunteer
at the college? Please contact Amy Lee at leea@middlesex.mass.edu or 781-280-2579.
Update Us:
Student Trustee Alexander Gounaris and President James
Mabry at Fenway Park's Community College Night.
Alum Joe Orfant (second from right) with Dennis Malvers,
Dean of College Advancement, and President James Mabry
(left to right), and Amy Lee, Director of Annual Giving &
Alumni Relations (far right).
MCC's Entrepreneurship Program has Opportunities for MCC Graduates
Are you an MCC alum who has started a business? Are you interested in sharing your story with
current MCC students? We'd love to host you at the IDEA Center:
Be a part of a panel discussion
Be a judge for one of our pitch contests
Give a workshop
Be a mentor for our students
Donate to the Student Venture Fund
Join the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board
Complete the following Alumni Business Survey that
will help us collect important data to better serve the
community: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PTMM7YC.
Questions or ideas? Please contact Stacie Hargis, MCC Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator:
HARGISS@middlesex.mass.edu to discuss, or visit the IDEA Center webpage at:
https://ideacentermcc.wordpress.com/
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