By: Jessica Lucena and Brittany Thompson
Editor: Hezekiyah Luster
Photo Courtesy of Kyle Bennett
Attention CCC Students! Why don’t you take some time out of your busy schedule and check out some events that are going on this semester!
A major event that’s happening around campus is the One Book One College Program, with the college wide reading and discussion of Carlotta Walls LaNier’s “A Mighty Long Way.” The author Carlotta Walls LaNier will be on campus Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at 7pm at the Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Les Miserables: Thursday and Friday, Nov. 21, and 22, at 8pm. Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2pm. And Sunday, Nov. 24, at 3pm. Enjoy this amazing play presented by Cumberland County College Theatre Arts Department. Tickets are $15 for Adults, $12 for ages 55 and over, $10 for ages under 18. Tickets for CCC students are $5 for the student price and also $5 for “bring a friend”. You must show valid student ID for Fall 2013.
During the month of November students are encouraged to participate in Thanksgiving Adopt-a-Family. This activity allows students to give back to their community during the holiday season. Items can be donated throughout the month until Nov. 26.
We all know finals week can bring a overwhelming amount of stress and anxiety. Why not take a load off and visit CCC’s Stress Free Zone. Beginning Dec. 4 the campus will have different events such as the Oxygen Bar and CCC Massage Therapists to aid students in alleviating their stress during end of the semester.
CCC’s Winter Concert: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3pm. Tickets are free, but student ID is required and limited seating available.
The Celebration of Lights will take place on Dec.11. The multicultural holiday is open to students and staff in the Luciano Center.
Symphony Holiday Concert: Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2pm. Bay Atlantic Symphony. Tickets are $30 or less depending on age. Tickets for CCC students are $5 and $10 for “bring a friend”. You must show valid student ID for Fall 2013.
2014 begins with a list of events including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Days on Jan. 23-24.
Tie Dye Shirts can be created on campus Feb. 12. Also in February are Black History Month Programs that will be announced throughout campus as the date approaches.
In March, CCC’s media club will present its First Annual Film Festival and Awards Ceremony. Students are encouraged to submit their films to be viewed by a panel of judges and a wide audience. Cash prizes and other awards will be given to the best presented work of the night.
The Annual Red Cross Blood Drive on Mar. 5 will take place in the gymnasium. Students must show their student ID upon entrance.
The month of March includes other events such as Glass Etchings and CCC Massage Therapists.
Spring Fling: On Apr. 30 the campus will host different activities for students to participate in such as archery, face painitng, gladiator arena moon bounce, and much more. Also at the event is everyones favorite, free food!
There are many campus activities that you can particiapte in. So, come out and enjoy your time on campus! We have so much going on that will keep you busy and entertained!