Office of Minority Student and Mentoring Programs

The Office of Minority Student and Mentoring Programs plans, promotes, and implements programs designed to address issues and concerns of multi-culturalism. It provides a comfortable environment for students of color by assisting them with academic and personal concerns, through programs, workshops and individual sessions. The Office of Minority Student and Mentoring Programs is committed to retention by providing educational and cultural programs to address this area. The office also provides faculty and staff with information and activities related to diversity issues. Its goal is to empower students to take pride in themselves, their heritage and to achieve academic excellence.

Students are encouraged to visit, participate in programs, and to assist with the planning of programs designed to produce a more culturally diverse environment.

Mission

The mission of the Office of Minority Student and Mentoring Programs is to support students to achieve academic excellence and to meet the college's goals and objectives of providing a socially and culturally diverse environment.


Location and Contact

Director of Minority Students
Bryce Jones

Student Services Center, L-108

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1046, MS #7
Manchester, CT 06045-1046

For Brother-2-Brother, please contact Bryce Jones at: BJones1@mcc.commnet.edu
860-512-3327
Brother-2-Brother Program Coordinator

 

For Sister-2-Sister, please contact Rachel Levy at:
rlevy@mcc.commnet.edu
860-512-3208
Sister-2-Sister Program Coordinator

Hours:

Bryce Jones

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Rachel Levy

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Student Programs

The office exists to provide educational and cultural programs and services that will increase the College's effort toward student access, retention and graduation. The office is responsible for planning, promoting and implementing academic, social and cultural programs and services to meet the needs of MCC students. These programs and services are designed to address issues of multiculturalism and diversity. The office provides a supportive environment for students of color and under-representation by assisting them with academic and social support through programs, workshops, referrals and direct services. The office also provides faculty and staff with information and activities related to issues of diversity.

Students are encouraged to participate in program development and implementation, and they are highly encouraged to participate in the variety of activities and services that the office provides in order to produce a more socially and culturally diverse learning environment.

UPCOMING EVENT

The Office of Minority Student and Mentoring programs would like to invite you to our Annual Diversity Day Celebration on Thursday May 1, 2014 in the LRC Courtyard from 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. However, if there is inclement weather, the festival will be held in the AST-Rotunda. Join us for food, music, performances, and so much more. All clubs and organizations are welcome to table at this event. If you would like to table and promote your organization at this event, please contact Rachel Levy at (860 512-3208 or email at RLevy@mcc.commnet.edu, or Bryce Jones (860) 512-3327 or email at Bjones1@mcc.commnet.edu to RSVP and for any other information. All student organizations participating will be given one table to promote their organization (two tables are available if needed but must be requested). All organizations tabling must RSVP by April 18, 2014 to participate in the program. The event information is as follows:

What: Diversity Day Celebration

When: Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Where: Lowe Courtyard (AST-Rotunda if inclement weather)

We look forward to your participation!

Last Update: March 19 2014
For additional information, contact: Bryce Jones