Town of Mansfield Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

Town of Mansfield

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

9:00 a.m.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Parade will travel from the intersection of Route 195 and Bassetts Bridge Road in Mansfield Center down Cemetery Road to the ceremony site at the new Mansfield Center Cemetery.

 In the event of inclement weather, an abbreviated ceremony will be held in the Mansfield Middle School Gymnasium.

On Memorial Day we pay our respect to those who died protecting and preserving the freedoms we enjoy. 

Please join our community in honoring our fallen.

Veterans and active duty personnel are invited to march at the head of the parade.  

 We are honored to have our veterans and service personnel join us on

Bassetts Bridge Road/RT 195 at 8:30 a.m. on Memorial Day.

 Call 860-429-3336, ext. 5 for more information.


Please remember to thank those who have served our country


Farm Fresh Market Opens Thursday for the Season

Dining Services Farm Fresh Market will open for the season on Thursday, May 25 from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm. Located in front of the library on Fairfield Way, the Market will feature a bounty of fresh, local produce from our own Spring Valley Student Farm and other local farms. Additional local goods such as honey and fresh baked breads from Not Just Desserts Bakery will also be available to purchase. We now take credit as well as cash. Stop by every Thursday through September 28 (excluding 7/6 and 8/24).

Hatha Yoga for Stress Reduction – Free

Please join us for our FREE summer yoga classes!

Hatha yoga classes emphasize mindful awareness and self-compassion. Each class includes a brief overview of yogic philosophy/techniques, a centering and/or body scan, yogic breathing, postures, and final relaxation.  All skill levels welcome, no prior yoga experience is needed.  Equipment is provided, just come dressed comfortably! Classes taught by Sundari Birdsall, RYT 2000

Classes will run from May 30th-July 25th

Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00pm

Arjona Room 403

*No registration required!  Classes are free!  Students, faculty and staff all welcome.

For more information, please visit our website:


Dining Services Wins Two Awards at NACUFS

The Department of Dining Services has just been notified of two awards won through NACUFS, the National Association of College and University Foodservice.

  • A Gold award was won in the category of Best Local Foods Recipe Contest for the Bibimbap Steak & Egg Burrito.
  • A Bronze award was won in the category of Residential Dining Concepts for Putnam Dining Facility.

Awards will be presented in July at the NACUFS National Conference in Nashville, TN.

Dining Units Open During the Summer Break

During the summer break there will be several dining units open for meal service:

  • May 8th – July 8th: McMahon; re-opens August 13th
  • July 9th – August 5th: Putnam
  • August 6th – Fall start-up: South

Hours of operation every day will be:

  • Breakfast: 7:00am – 9:30am
  • Lunch: 11:30am – 2:15pm
  • Dinner: 4:15pm – 7:15pm

Note: All units will be closed May 29th (Memorial Day) and July 4th.

AOD Coordinator Candidate Presentations


Wellness & Prevention Services is excited to invite you to our Alcohol and Other Drugs Coordinator presentations.  The candidate presentations will be from 1:45pm—2:30pm at the Student Union in room 221 on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017

Candidates will speak 20-25 minutes followed by a Q & A session.  The presentations are open to all faculty, staff, students, and community members.

The candidates will present on the following topic:

How would you use the social ecological model to address alcohol and other drugs in our campus community?

We look forward to seeing you at the presentations!



5/23 Retirement Party for Betty Conklin

Please join the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life as we celebrate the retirement of Betty Conklin after 26 years of service. 

Betty’s celebration will be held on Tuesday, May 23 from 2:30-4:00 pm in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life community room, located in Student Union Room 203.

Donations towards the event and gift for Betty are being collected by Jamel Catoe and Denée Jackson in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.