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August 3, 2017

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Coming Events

Last Weekend For ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ at Kelsey Theatre
The Yardley Players completes its run of the beloved musical “Annie Get Your Gun” at Kelsey Theatre this weekend, with performances Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Read more here.
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Kelsey Awards Show Set for Aug. 19; Second Round of Voting Is Aug. 7-13
Now that the top five productions/individuals in each category have been nominated, the second round of voting for the 2017 Kelsey Awards is about to begin. Learn more and vote here. The Kelsey Awards ceremony comes to Kelsey Theatre Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. Read more about the production here.
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Current News

Wells Fargo Continues Its Support for MCCC's Urban Scholars
For the past three years, Wells Fargo has been sharing in the vision of MCCC by donating scholarship funds for Trenton area high school graduates seeking to attend college. This year, they made that commitment even stronger. Read more here.
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Escape to Kelsey Theatre for a Season of Musicals, Dramas and Family Events
Kelsey Theatre invites theater goers of all ages to escape to the theater for this year’s line-up of hilarious comedies, serious dramas, family and adult musicals, and shows for the younger set. Season tickets go on sale Aug. 15; tickets for all individual shows go on sale Aug. 21. Read more here.
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Mercer Featured in NJ Secretary of Higher Education's Newsletter
MCCC and its new University Center partner, the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), were featured in this month's edition of the NJ Secretary of Higher Education's newsletter for the offering of a NJIT Engineering bachelor's degree on the West Windsor Campus. Read the newsletter here.
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Trenton Thunder, Mercer County Honor MCCC Baseball Team
The Trenton Thunder, the Double-A minor league affiliate of the New York Yankees, honored the Vikings baseball team during pre-game ceremonies at a recent home contest. The presentation included a proclamation by the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders commending the team for its historic run to the NJCAA Division II World Series championship game. Read more here.
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Former Men’s Basketball Players Mark Success Off the Court at Alumni Game
Alumni from the MCCC men’s basketball alumni gathered at the college on June 24 to play some ball and reminisce about their days as Vikings. This year marked the eighth annual Alumni Game Day. According to Head Coach Howard Levy, the event has been a meaningful way to bring his former players together. Read more here.
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Cross Country and Women's Tennis Schedules Announced
The MCCC Athletics Department has announced the schedules for the men's and women's cross country teams and the women’s tennis team for 2017. Both cross country teams will race four times in September, starting with the Del Val Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 2 at Delaware Valley University. The tennis team opens the season on Thursday, Sept. 7 with a match at Camden County College, with the home opener on Tuesday, Sept. 12 vs. Brookdale Community College, starting at 3:30 p.m. Read more about the women's tennis team here and the cross country teams here.
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Reminders

M-Newsletter is on Summer Schedule. The M-Newsletter will be published and distributed on Thursdays during the summer (instead of Fridays). Please submit all news items to the Public Relations Office by Wednesday afternoon for inclusion. In addition, based on the amount of news to report, there may be several weeks when the M-Newsletter will not be distributed. The submission form is available on MLink here.

Summer Safety Tips from College Safety and Security. Check out summer safety and health tips prepared by Hope Jarvis, Lead Training Officer for College Safety and Security here.

MCCC Library Home Page Summer Update. From Pam Price: The home page for the MCCC libraries has changed to highlight our new search tool – MerSearch, located at: http://www.mccc.edu/student_library.shtml. This is a summer-long trial of a new discovery service that offers the convenience of using a one-search interface to access specific content. Another benefit of MerSearch is that search results include: books listed in the MCCC online catalog, full-text journal articles, newspapers, eBooks, AP images and videos. Additionally, there is a variety of information included from case studies, congressional documents, open textbooks, primary source documents, and TV/Radio news transcripts, to name a few subjects that complement our academic program offerings. Direct access to the library’s list of databases and online catalog is still available to the left of the MerSearch box. As always, current student, faculty, and staff access to library resources is still available from off-campus locations by using the appropriate login procedures. Please contact the library at x3560 or at library@mccc.edu for assistance, or if you have questions. We are happy to hear your feedback and suggestions as we make improvements to our services.
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Mercer in the News This Week

NJ.com (Trenton Times)

Fraternity awards 11 college-bound students with scholarships

Studio Theatre presenting 'Dance Dialogues' July 29

Kelsey Theatre presents 'Annie Get Your Gun'

Studio Theatre presenting 'Dance Dialogues'

Trentonian

Yankees prospect Jorge Mateo gets day off (MCCC baseball team honored)

Hamilton Post 31’s Jake Beyer wins Player of the Year at awards picnic (MCCC baseball recruit)

Broadway World

MCCC Dance Faculty to Present Free DANCE DIALOGUES Performance

Kelsey Awards to Feature Performances from MISS SAIGON, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID and More

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces New Season

New Jersey Stage

MCCC Dance Faculty to Present “Dance Dialogues” at Studio Theatre July 29

A Look At Kelsey Theatre's 44th Season

MercerSpace

WW-P program helps prepare students for life after high school

Philadelphia Fury latest stop on Hamilton pair’s path to pro soccer (MCCC soccer alumnus Dylan Smith)

Park dedicated in honor of Hamilton soldiers who died serving their country (MCCC alumnus Omar Vazquez)

MidJersey Business

Mercer College Launches New Advanced Manufacturing Program

MiLB.com

Southern notes: Rays' McCarthy on the rise (MCCC baseball alumnus James Pugliese)

New Jersey Business

MCCC's Capital Idea: Trenton Hall and Trenton Hall Annex

Patch.com

MCCC Dance Faculty to Present “Dance Dialogues” at Studio Theatre July 29

Town Topics

MCCC Dance Faculty Present “Dance Dialogues”

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