MCCC students, faculty, and staff will be available to answer questions, conduct tours, and more during the “Discover YOUR Community College” open house on Oct. 8.
WEST WINDSOR –Mercer County Community College (MCCC) is opening its doors for a Saturday event to showcase what the college has to offer prospective students, their families, and community members.
Mercer’s fall open house, “Discover YOUR Community College,” will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 on the West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Student Welcome Center; the event concludes at noon. Visitors are welcome at any time during the morning.
By opening Mercer on a weekend, MCCC hopes to give prospective students, current students, parents, and the greater Mercer County community a first-hand look at the college. According to Ed Gwazda, Mercer’s Vice President for College Advancement, the event is designed to highlight the wide breadth of academic and community offerings at MCCC.
“MCCC has so much to offer, and with the addition of new academic programs and expanded facilities, we are growing every year,” Gwazda said. “Mercer County Community College is a great value in education, and truly has something for everyone. We invite prospective students, their parents, and area residents to spend the morning with us to see what we’re all about.”
Admissions, Financial Aid, Honors Programs, programs at the Trenton Campus, and four-year and transfer advisors will be available all day, with a selection of program presentations and tours by faculty members throughout the morning. Campus tours led by current student leaders include MCCC’s athletic facilities, Kelsey Theatre, WWFM studios, Television and Radio studios, science and engineering laboratories, aviation flight technology facilities, and culinary arts kitchens. Faculty members will staff display tables to discuss their programs, and select classrooms and newly-renovated labs will be open.
For more information or to pre-register, visit www.mccc.edu/discover.