You are what you celebrate.
At MMC, our annual traditions and events help remind us who we are, what we value, where we’ve been, and where we’re going.
From the fall Apple Fest to biannual blood drives and our Women’s History Month Celebration, we take time each year to de-stress, do good, and enjoy some good old-fashioned community bonding.
Some highlights from our annual events include:
Every year in October, MMC hosts Family and Friends Homecoming Weekend. Events include the the annual Fall Carnival on Roosevelt Island, a historical walking tour of MMC’s beautiful Upper East Side neighborhood, and a student musical. Parents and alumni alike can also visit and observe select classes. Homecoming Weekend concludes with the Dean’s List Convocation, an invitation-only awards reception for students with notable academic success.
Every Spring, MMC students, staff, and faculty join together to celebrate excellence at our institution. Selected students present faculty sponsored work in a day-long, college-wide colloquium, followed by induction ceremonies for our institution’s many honors societies. Honors Day represents the wide-reaching excellence that MMC’s liberal arts curriculum has in our academic environment as students present expansive work such as artistic performances, creative writing samples, research papers, and scientific studies.
Graduation is the culmination of the college experience. We send our seniors off with a ceremony celebrating this milestone achievement. Students are called up to the stage to receive their diplomas. Selected students may also be honored with one of five awards celebrating leadership, dedication, and academic excellence displayed over the course of their student journey at MMC.
MMC Alumni Reunion Weekend is a great way for our alumni to re-connect with their fellow classmates. Whether it’s a 50th anniversary or a 5th, we welcome all alumni back to the 71st Street campus for a fun-filled weekend in the spring. Every Reunion Weekend is different, but previous celebrations have included “Then & Now” discussions, tours of the College, award presentations, and class meetings. We strive to include programming that will engage all ages, and of course, suggestions are always welcome!