Meriden Mayor Manny Santos to Visit MxCC’s Meriden Center on February 11

On Tuesday, February 11, Professor Lisa Moody will welcome recently elected mayor of Meriden, Manny Santos, at MxCC’s Meriden Center.

Mayor Santos will discuss current events with students of MxCC and speak about his story including the success that has led to the Mayor’s office. Students will have an open discussion with Mayor Santos about what they feel is important in their lives.

“During the discussion, we hope our students will be inspired by Mayor Santos’ story on how hard work and determination can pay off,” said Tad Lincoln, professor of economics and political science at MxCC.

The event will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Meriden Center, located at 55 West Main Street, Meriden. The event is free and open to the public.

Founded in 1966, Middlesex Community College ( is part of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. In all it does, Middlesex Community College strives to be the college of its community. By providing high quality, affordable, and accessible education to a diverse population, the college enhances the strengths of individuals through degree, certificate, and lifelong learning programs that lead to university transfer, employment, and an enriched awareness of our shared responsibilities as global citizens. MxCC, recently named a “Great College to Work For” by “The Chronicle of Higher Education,” offers more than 50 degree or certificate programs at the main 38-acre campus in Middletown, the downtown Meriden Center, the shoreline, and online.