Unique Opportunities for Students



Learn about special resources and offerings and connect with other students. If you identify with one or more of these populations contact us for more information.

2013 Unique Orientation Opportunities:

ACCELERATED FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (FYE) SEMINAR:

August 6-8 or August 13-15

Introduce new students to academic programs, opportunities and expectations of MCC.
Foster a sense of connection with being a member of the MCC community and introduce students to a variety of opportunities to be involved on campus.
Familiarize students with the campus environment and facilities.
Provide structured opportunities for new students to meet and develop relationships with faculty, staff, current & other new students.
Introduce students to services dedicated to student achievement and programs that will support their educational goals.

Contact Faithe MacElliott at MACELLIOTTF@middlesex.mass.edu or (978) 656-3349 for more details.

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VETERANS:

August 29

Save the date for the Veterans Resource Center open house & orientation! Representatives from MCC and the community will introduce resources available to new and returning students. This program will give you the opportunity to meet other veterans, as well as faculty and staff.  At this orientation, you will learn about the great resources that the college has to offer, receive your MCC Student ID and tour the Lowell campus.

For more information contact Rick Reppucci at reppuccir@middlesex.mass.edu or 978-656-3158.

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AVANCE LATINO:

August 20

Avance Latino is a specially designed program to support Latino students and to ease their transition to college by helping them to explore the steps needed to be successful students. Avance Latino gives students the opportunity to meet and build connections with faculty and International and Multicultural staff members and provides students with a sense of community where they can celebrate their heritage and have their voices heard.

For more information contact: Genevieve Green at (978) 656-3457 or GREENG@middlesex.mass.edu.

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ASIAN CONNECTIONS:

August 22

Asian Connections provides opportunities for Asian students to learn how to maximize available resources which will help them adjust to college life and become more successful college students. Asian students have a chance to build a community and to be connected with other students as well as faculty and International and Multicultural staff members.

For more information contact: Tooch Van at vant@middlesex.mass.edu or 978-656-3254.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION:

August 9

New and returning international students are invited to join the International and Multicultural Office staff to learn about the latest INS regulations, discuss cultural differences, and answer any questions. Come meet other international students!

For more information contact: Tooch Van at vant@middlesex.mass.edu or 978-656-3254.

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SEASONS OF SERVICE OPENING DAY EVENT:

September 3 • 12:30-3:30pm

New students are invited to register for an opportunity to meet and mingle with other new students while giving back to the community following the Opening Day program.

Lunch will be provided and volunteers will receive a free t-shirt. New student volunteers will be working with a local organization, such as the Merrimack Valley Food Bank. Bedford students will be shuttled to the Lowell campus and return to Bedford around 3:30pm.

Volunteers must register before Thursday, August 29 with Sheri Denk at DENKS@middlesex.mass.edu or (978) 656-3159

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WELCOME GATHERING FOR ADULT STUDENTS

12:30-1:30 p.m. • Wednesday, Sept. 11
Bedford: Campus Center, Room 217
11:30-1p.m • Wednesday, Sept. 18
Lowell: City Building, Room 302

Coming back to school for the first time (or in a long time)?  You are not alone! Meet other returning adult students and learn strategies for getting off to a great start this academic year.  Refreshments will be served.  RSVP if you plan to attend.

Bedford RSVP: gregoryl@middlesex.mass.edu
Lowell RSVP: yeom@middlesex.mass.edu

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For more information, contact studentengagement@middlesex.mass.edu.

Last Modified: 7/12/13