Arts and Culture Events
MCC’s spring break is March 25-30. No classes are conducted during this time, and offices are closed March 29.
"Changing Your Life Trajectory"
Dr. Scott Massey, Ph.D., PA-C, who serves as Director of the Physician Assistant Department at Central Michigan University, will talk about overcoming addiction during “Changing Your Life Trajectory” on April 2 from 12 to 1 p.m. in rooms D303-305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on MCC’s Sidney campus. Lunch is provided for free for all attendees.
MCC's Alumni & Friends Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra Spring Concert
3 p.m. in Gymnasium in the Activities Building on MCC's Sidney campus
MCC’s Alumni & Friends Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra present their “Give My Regards to Broadway” concert April 14 at 3 p.m. in the gymnasium in the Activities Building on MCC's Sidney campus. Admission to the concert is free. For more information, contact Val Vander Mark at email@example.com.
Spring Artist Market - Annual Student Art Exhibit & Sale
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily in the Instruction North Building on MCC's Sidney campus
Montcalm Community College’s Spring Artists’ Market student art exhibit and sale is April 15-25 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Instruction North Art Gallery on MCC’s Sidney campus. This exhibit features artwork from MCC students, the Montcalm Area Arts Association, MCC Art Club members and local artists. Admission is free.
“Travel as Personal Development and Enrichment”
Ash Lectureship in partnership with the World Affairs Council
Explore “Travel as Personal Development and Enrichment” during two presentations April 17 at Montcalm Community College. Dr. Gary Hauck will share experiences gained from his travels to 79 countries and all 50 states in relation to creating an appreciation for cultural pluralism and diversity, aids to critical thinking, enlightened understanding of history and a growing sense of global citizenship. He will explore travel as a lifelong learning tool that provides meaningful enhancement for any individual and professional development in any career. The first presentation will be from 12 to 1 p.m. on the college’s Sidney campus. The second presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the college’s Greenville campus. Food will be provided for free for all attendees. This is the third presentation in the 2018-2019 Stanley and Blanche Ash Lectureship Series, which features nationally and internationally-known speakers, whose presentations aim to increase awareness of key issues of global and domestic importance. Visit www.montcalm.edu/arts-and-culture for more information.
Student Recognition Luncheon
Noon to 1 p.m. in rooms D303-305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on MCC's Sidney campus
The student recognition luncheon is April 17 from 12 to 1 p.m. in rooms D303-305 the Beatrice E. Doser Building on MCC's Sidney campus. Lunch is provided for free for all attendees.
Lifelong Learners presents “Things We Do Not Know About Pearl Harbor – A Day in Infamy” by David Dubors
David DuBois will share incredible details of things that happened on Dec. 7, 1941. Everyone is familiar with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, but few know that on that same day, nearly simultaneously with Pearl Harbor, the Japanese attacked Singapore, Hong Kong, Wake Island, Guam and the American forces in the Philippines.
7 p.m. in the Gymnasium in the Activities Building on MCC's Sidney campus
MCC’s 52nd annual commencement ceremony is May 3 at 7 p.m. in the Gymnasium in the Activities Building on the college’s Sidney campus. Doors open at 6 p.m. MCC Board of Trustees Chairperson Karen Carbonelli will present both the Leslie K. Morford Faculty Recognition Award and Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award. The MCC Alumni & Friends Choir, directed by MCC part-time instructor Val Vander Mark, will provide music.
Lifelong Learners presents “Behave” Ted Talks with Jim Fatka
Inspired by current Ted Talks, Jim Fatka will summarize "Behave" by Robert Sapolsky, a long-time researcher working with higher primates and humans and how they think/behave. It will be an innovative experience as you are led through exercises, quizzes and problem-solving games which will allow people to see how they themselves think. It will be eye opening, entertaining and fun.
Lifelong Learners “Making Your Wishes Known” presentation by Sunrae Hummel and Rena Ruehle
This program will be a thought-provoking conversation to help make your wishes known. Learn vocabulary, reflect on your values, choose a patient advocate, explore goals for treatment and then take first steps toward completing an advance directive.
Lifelong Learners Development presentation by Roger Coles
This program will consist of two parts. During the first part, Dr. Roger Coles, an avid volunteer, will explore why we volunteer, our motivation, how it can enhance our lives and the lives of others. Participants will also briefly talk about happiness and this session will be laced with quotes.
Part two will be a panel of four active volunteers including Church Youth Group Natalie Klackle; Hospital Care with Ester Crowley; Big Brothers and Big Sisters with Carol Rasmussen; and Clay Street Center, Adult Day Care with Sally Fox. These panelists will discuss their individual and unique volunteering experiences and what is has done for them and for others. Prepare to be inspired. This program may change your life