Glendale Community College – Civility Week

GlendaleCCcivilityWeekCivility Week at GCC, Oct. 21-25, will raise awareness about the functions and practices of a civil society by providing learning opportunities to gain knowledge and enhance understanding of a respectful, honest, just, fair and inclusive community.

GlendaleHashTagThe week features themed events that involve students and employees including:

  • 20 in-person sessions with integrated assignments,
  • separate tracks for students and employees,
  • a video competition,
  • a democracy plaza,
  • and a community service fair.

Each day’s events focus on an issue or subject that highlights how we engage in civil behaviors:
Monday: Diversity and Inclusiveness
Tuesday: Equality
Wednesday: Celebrating Individuality
Thursday: Justice
Friday: Building Community Service

Click on the images below for a more detailed look of Glendale Community College’s Civility Week schedule or click here. You can also view our Calendar of Events for a view of details per day:
October 21
October 22
October 23
October 24
October 25

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How To Enter the Video Competition

Make a short video (up to 3 minutes) on the topic of “Civility in Action” and you could win $100! Post it to Vine, Instagram or YouTube with the hashtag #GCCcivility.

What to submit: A video that demonstrates “random acts of civility” or perhaps what happens when there is no civility. Entries may be humorous, poignant, thought-provoking, or profound.

Who can enter: Any student, employee, group, club, class or department. The submission must be made by a person who has a direct connection to GCC.

Judging criteria: Videos will be judged on creativity and overall quality of the message.

Deadline: October 11, 2013 with the winners announced during Civility Week.

Prizes: First, $100; Second, $75; Third, $50

How to Enter: Submit entries by posting on Vine, Instagram or YouTube with #GCCcivility, or submit a disk or flash drive to the Office of Student Life in the Student Union. For more information contact

All video entries become property of Glendale Community College upon submission. Posting your Vine, Instagram or YouTube video with the tag  #GCCcivility designates your entry into the contest. Entering in the contest waives your right to the photo and caption or quote for any future inspection and/or approval of future use by Glendale Community College or MCCCD. Videos entered could subsequently be used in other means of communication (including but not limited to marketing efforts and advertising via Web, print, video, audio or television) by Glendale Community College or MCCCD.
Civility Week is sponsored by Terros, the Maricopa Center for Civic Participation, the GCC Student Leadership Center, the GCC Speakers Forum and the GCC Behavior Intervention Team.

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