CLASS NOTES MCC Alumni Association Summer Events Alumni Association members participated in several college and local events this summer, including volunteering at the MCC Foundation Celebrity Forum, representing Middlesex at the Lowell Summer Music Series, and enjoying MCC Night at the Lowell Spinners. 1994, Business Administration 2017) started a position in the Global Treasury area at State Street Corp. as an Intraday Liquidity, Assistant Vice President. She is part of a dynamic team focused on creating an enterprise solution that mitigates intraday liquidity settlement risk for payments and securities settlements on a global scale. Phyllis said her education at Middlesex was key in laying the foundation that will empower her to succeed in the position. Class of 2008 Jennifer Burns- Lebasseur was a Class of 1994 & 2017 Phyllis Swanson-Welton (Computer Science Celebrity Forum 2017 – Caitlin Jordan’10, Angelica Beato’15, Fiona Almeida’12, Diego Leonardo Garcia’16, Patrick Kenney’08 and Michele Hutcheon’72, met 2017 Celebrity Forum speaker and Red Sox legend, David Ortiz. MCC @ Lowell Spinners Night -- Amy Lee, Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations, and Gretchen Robinson, Database Administrator, with Diego Leonardo-Garcia’16, Maria Aybar’17, and Laura Diaz at the Alumni Association table at the Lowell Spinners game. Second Annual Community College Night at the Red Sox Middlesex was well represented by students, staff, alumni and friends Sept. 28 at the Red Sox game for Community College Night at Fenway Park. In a pre-game ceremony President James Mabry and Student Trustee Sierra DeWalt took to the field, joining representatives from the other Massachusetts community colleges Students, staff and faculty at Fenway Park; and President James Mabry and Student Trustee Sierra DeWalt on the field during the pre-game ceremony. 2017 recipient of the Unsung Heroines of Massachusetts Award. This award is given by the state and honors women across the commonwealth who make outstanding contributions to their organizations and communities. Jennifer received the award for her work addressing the Merrimack Valley’s opioid epidemic. Through her work with the Methuen Police Department’s C.A.R.E.S. Initiative, and Lawrence’s New Beginnings Peer Recovery Center, Jennifer has helped countless addicts in the region, connecting them with detox programs and providing them with the resources needed to successfully recover. Jennifer has greatly educated the community on the substance abuse crisis, worked to decrease the stigma surrounding addiction, and has been a true leader in bringing citizens together to raise awareness, and promote both prevention and treatment of substance use. Jennifer is a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology Leadership candidate at William James College and is currently an adjunct professor at MCC teaching in the Addiction Certificate Program and the Human Services Department. Class of 2015 Danzel Jones serves as a Graduate Hall MCC Office of College Advancement Move and MCC Foundation Mailing Address Update This summer, the Office of College Advancement and Alumni moved to the Lowell Campus (Cowan Center, fifth floor). Please note the new mailing address for the MCC Foundation: P.O. Box 8681 • Lowell, MA 01853 For detailed contact information, please visit https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/foundation/ Find us online! Connect professionally with other MCC alums. The Alumni Association is Now on Twitter. Director at West Virginia State University. After obtaining his associate degree in Communications from MCC, he went on to UMass Amherst and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication. In his new role, Danzel helps students adjust to life living on campus. He hopes that through this position, he can better support first-generation college students and help them connect with resources around campus. Danzel is also working on obtaining his master’s degree in Public Administration. Do you have a Class Note you’d like to share? Update Us: www.facebook.com/middlesexccalumni or www.middlesex.mass.edu/alumniupdate