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Shelton State Announces 2023 Holiday Schedule

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November 21, 2023 – Shelton State Community College (SSCC) has announced its schedule of holiday events for 2023. The Martin Campus and C.A. Fredd Campus will close Wednesday, November 22, through Friday, November 24, for Thanksgiving. The College’s regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, November 27.


On Tuesday, November 28, the SSCC Music Department will host the College’s Annual Tree Lighting and Sing-Along at 1:00 p.m. in the Martin Campus Atrium. Sacred and secular holiday pieces will be performed, and the audience will participate in a sing-along. In addition to musical offerings, this year’s event will mark the introduction of Dr. Jonathan Koh as the College’s President and a special recognition of retirees in attendance. A reception will immediately follow.


The Tree Lighting event will also highlight the College’s Here Comes Santa Claus annual giving campaign. Now in its thirteenth year, Here Comes Santa Claus is sponsored by the Shelton State Ambassadors and allows students, faculty, staff, and community members to assist those in need. Donations will be accepted through Friday, December 8. To learn how to help, contact Miranda Zapata at


The Music Department will present its annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Martin Campus Atrium. Featuring the Shelton Singers and the Shelton State Jazz Ensemble, both events are free and open to the public.


On Saturday, December 9, SSCC Athletics will host Breakfast with Santa from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on the Martin Campus. Open to children ages 10 years and under, the event is a great addition to the holiday season. Admission is $20 per child and $5 per adult. (All children must be accompanied by an adult.) Space is limited to the first 100 registrants. Visit Breakfast with Santa to secure your child’s time with Santa!


On Wednesday, December 13, the College will sponsor Brunch & Boogie with Seniors at the McDonald Hughes Center from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The event is free and open to senior citizens.


The College will be closed for the holidays beginning Friday, December 22 through Tuesday, January 2. Regular hours of operation will resume on Wednesday, January 3, with spring classes beginning on Monday, January 8, 2024.


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