December 6, 2013
News from Cape Cod Community College
Join Us Tomorrow Night for Music and Dance "For A Winter's Eve," 7 p.m. in the Grossman Cafeteria
The College's performing groups join together for "Music for a Winter's Eve" in the College's Grossman Cafeteria. This was a new venue last year for this performance, and was well received. The College's Jazz Combo, Select Chorus, and Middle Eastern Dance Class will present individual programs, all themed around the Winter season and its holidays. Please bring a non-perishable food to donate to a local food pantry. That's the "price" of your admission to a great evening's entertainment!
College's Food Pantry Officially Open!
While it's been serving the College Community for a few weeks now, working out all the systems, and training volunteers, the College's Food Pantry was opened officially on Monday Dec. 2nd. President Cox is shown here at the ribbon cutting with Mary Anderson, Executive Director of the Family Pantry of Cape Cod, the organization with whom the College partners in its food pantry operation. Recently, it's been open Wednesday and Thursday 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Pantry is entered from the ground floor, adjacent to the tennis courts and parking lot 12.
President Cox Shares in Special Wampanoag Thanksgiving Event
President Cox, shown here to the far right, was extremely pleased to be invited to join in the Wampanoag's traditional Native American Thanksgiving events November 23rd at the Old Indian Meeting House in Mashpee. It was a time to remember both history and traditions. Food for the event was specially prepared, bringing traditional tastes to the event: venison stew, codfish cakes, stuffed red snapper and raccoon were among the plates offered. President Cox joined Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Chairman Cedrick Cromwell (far left) and tribal member Patricia (Trish) Keli'inui.
"One Stop Registration Center" is so Successful, We're Doing it Again This Coming Week!
One-Stop Registration: Tues. & Wed. Dec. 10-11
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Grossman Cafeteria
Nearly 100 students took advantage of the first "One-Stop Reg. Center" in the Grossman Cafeteria this week. Staff and faculty from many different areas came together to set up a "drop in" center to help students register for their Spring classes. Students were able to speak to an academic advisor, plan their next set of classes, and register for them right there.
It was so successful, we're doing it again!
College Welcomes David Churbuck this Monday (Dec. 9th) at 11 a.m. Lorusso Solarium: All Welcome to Explore Secrets of Digital Media Marketing - Free!
David Churbuck is an award-winning, digital media, marketing, and e-commerce expert. He applies over 25 years of experience in both print and online businesses to advise individual and corporate clients at Eastman Advisors, LLC.
Mr. Churbuck launched his career as an intern at the Cape Cod Times. In 1986 he became News Editor at PC Week. In 1988 he joined Forbes as their senior technology editor. He won several awards at Forbes, including the Computer Press Association's Business Story of the Year and the National Association of Science Writer's Story of the Year. He also founded Forbes.com. In 2000 he joined McKinsey & Company and launched the firm's e-commerce center, TomorowLab. Most recently, he was Vice-President of Global Digital Marketing at Lenovo; the world's largest manufacturer of personal computers.
This Cape Cod resident won the American Business Media 2006 Jesse Neal award for best website and first-place awards in two consecutive years from the Computer Museum for Excellence in Technology Communication. He also has authored two books and is an avid rower.
More information on our speaker series can be found at www.capecod.edu/web/career/speaker-series.
There's Just Nothing Like the Unconditional Love of a Dog! Therapy Dogs Come to Campus Over the Next Two Weeks.
At this time of year, students and staff find themselves extremely stressed by so many tasks that must be done, seemingly all at the same time. Over the next two weeks, licensed therapy dogs will be visiting campus to give everyone a chance to take a study break, and enjoy their companionship. The photo from last year, tells the story very well!
Companion Animal Program dogs will be in the upper Grossman Commons on Wed. Dec. 12th, and again on Mon. Dec. 16th, and Wed. Dec. 18th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Light refreshments also will be available at no charge.
Library Extends Its Hours Through the Final Exam Period
For students will projects due, and for members of the general public whose hectic lives leave them only the later hours of the evening to do research, read, or explore online resources, the Wilkens Library is extending its hours over the next two weeks.
The Library will be open until 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Dec 9th through the 12th; and again, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Dec. 16th through the 18th.
Higgins Gallery Calls for Submissions of Materials Showcasing "Theatre Design and Technology "
Higgins Art Gallery coordinators Doug Ritter and Nathalie Ferrier, have announced a call for entries for solo and group works for a January exhibit entitled, "Theatre Design & Technology: Form Follows Function." The gallery, part of Cape Cod Community College's Department of Arts and Communication, is working in partnership with department theatre coordinator Vana Trudeau to showcase examples of outstanding theatrical costume, lighting, scenic, and properties design and/or fabrication.
Call for entries is open to all theatrical artists and designers in Southeastern Massachusetts, with particular interest in artists from Cape Cod and the Islands. The deadline for Submissions is December 31, 2013.
See much more detail here.
Nursing Students Plan to Deliver a Record Number of Diapers to "A Baby Center" in Hyannis Next Week
Each fall our Nursing students collect boxes and boxes of diapers and other key items for newborns, young babies, and moms; and make a trip to "A Baby Center" in Hyannis with cars stuffed with donations. The Center provides these supplies, as needed, in the community.
We've been told that they're taking a "record number" of diapers next Wednesday Dec. 11th, and we're looking forward to showcasing their efforts next week!
Theater Dept. Seeks New Works for the Next
"Play With Your Food" Series:
Submission Deadline is Dec. 15th
Cape Cod Community College's Department of Arts and Communication is accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 "Play With Your Food" series. The readings will take place in the College's Tilden Arts Center Studio Theater, with a limited dinner menu available for purchase to enjoy during the show. Selected entries will be presented on one of four nights. Each evening concludes with an audience talk-back session with the playwrights, directors, and actors.
Submissions may be full-length, one-act, or short plays suitable for simple "reading" style presentation. Works-in-progress, unpublished works, and works that can be effectively presented with minimal costume, lighting, and scenic elements are particularly encouraged.
Closing date for submissions is December 15th and finalists will be notified by January 15th.
Submission forms can be found at www.capecod.edu/pwyf Submissions may be submitted electronically to email@example.com or mailed to:
Department of Arts & Communication
Cape Cod Community College
2240 Iyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA 02668
Please do not mail originals, as they cannot be returned.
For guidelines, required cover sheet, or more information, please visit www.capecod.edu/pwyf or contact Vana Trudeau, Theatre Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSIONS AND APPLICATION DEADLINES
The College maintains a "Campus Visit and Information Sessions" webpage. It has much more detailed information than is below. Click here and go to our site.
If you are considering any of the College's Health Sciences programs,
please call the College Admissions office at (800) 362-2131 x4311.
Students registering for health career courses must provide complete documentation of required immunizations prior to the start of classes. This may take several months to complete. Select this link for more information.
"On-the-spot" Admissions: Come and complete ALL elements of the admissions process including placement testing, admissions/financial aid/and academic advising.
Dental Hygiene: All sessions take place in Rm G-8 (lowest level) of the M.M.Wilkens Building (formerly the South Bldg.)
Dec. 16, 1p-3:30p; Jan. 13, 2014 5p-6:30p
Diagnostic Technician Certificate Program: Phlebotomy - All sessions take place in Rm 105 M.M.Wilkens Bldg.
Massage Therapy: All sessions take place in the Life Fitness Building, Room PE 106 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Dec.10, Jan. 7 For more info please contact Program Coordinator Val Voner directly: (508) 362-2131 x4536
Medical Assisting: All sessions take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Rm 114 of the M.M. Wilkens Building (formerly the South Building). Attendance at an information session is required before a student may declare MEA as a major.
Dec. 9, and in 2014: Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 14, and May 12...all on Monday.
Medical Interpreter: All sessions start in the Admissions Office, Lower Floor of the Nickerson Admn. Bldg.
Tuesdays starting at 5 p.m.: Dec. 10, Feb. 4, Apr. 29. After the orientation, the session moves to Rm 207 North
Nursing: All sessions take place at the Admissions Office, Lower Floor of the Nickerson Admn. Bldg.
Dec. 12, Dec. 19, Jan. 2 at 3:00 p.m. - and: Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 5 at 5:00 p.m.
Paramedic Certificate: - All sessions begin in the College's Admissions Office, Nickerson Admn. Bldg.
Mondays starting at 4 p.m.: Dec. 9, Jan. 14 2014, Mar. 3, Apr. 28, Jun. 9, Aug. 4. After the orientation, the session moves to Rm 114 Lorusso Applied Technology Building
Phlebotomy: Please Contact our Allied Health Dept. (508) 362-2131 x4452.
Tri-Level Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Program:
Dec. 10 4 p.m.-5p.m. Rm 103 North Building
Non Discrimination Policy
Cape Cod Community College policy prohibits discrimination in education, employment, and services due to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, or disability. Individuals requiring auxiliary aids or services to access any event at the College may contact The O'Neill Center for Disability Services at (508) 362-2131 x4533.
We welcome questions, comments or requests for information
. Please ask about having a presentation about the College brought to your club or organization. Whatever the need or question, please reply to email@example.com.
Michael Gross, Director of College Communications, (508) 375-4003