Celebrates Black History Month
is the theme of MCCC's month-long tribute to Black History Month at both
campuses. Activities are sponsored by the African American Student Organization
(AASO), Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), American Association for Women
in Community Colleges (AAWCC) and the Student Government Association (SGA).
A Student Summit: "It's All About You," featuring campus organizations
will kick off activities on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at noon in CM 110, WWC. President
Patricia C. Donohue will present opening remarks, followed by Vice President
of Academic Affairs Guy Generals, Vice President of College Advancement
Beverly Richardson, and other administrators who will present overviews
on how to make the most of the MCCC experience.
further information about the events listed here, call Lucia Brown-Joseph,
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talk by Sidney Taylor, a descendant of Harriet Tubman. Taylor, who will
spark conversation with his presentation "The Underground Railroad:
What Has it Got to Do with Us" on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at noon in
Kerney Hall on the James Kerney Campus. Free.
panel discussion: "Homecoming: The Reentry to Society" on
Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. in Kerney Hall at JKC. Representatives from
several organizations will discuss ways to effectively reform prisoners
and decrease recidivism. Moderated by Professor Alvyn Haywood, panelists
include Dr. Renee Walker, coordinator of MCCC Project Inside; Dr. Mims
Robinson House and Francis Billingsly, MCCC prison coordinators at Garden
State Correctional Facility; Jay Glass, a retired prison officer; Dennis
Porter, national president of Prodigal Sons and Daughters; Ed Barry,
an MCCC employee and president of the local chapter; and Wahida Clark,
author of "Thugs and the Women who Love Them." Mercer's Criminal
Justice Club is the event's co-host. Free.
A MCCC Distinguished Lecture Series Presentation: "Civil Rights
Then and Now: Where do We Go from Here?" on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at
noon in CM 109, West Windsor Campus. Noted civil right activist Jesse
Epps will share his perspectives. Epps was one of the last people to
speak to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. before his assassination.
Lecture/Workshop, "Brother Step Up Your Game," an interactive
session open to MCCC men on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at noon in the Administration
Building Room 131, West Windsor Campus. Free.
" A Health/Beauty Workshop, "Love The Skin You're In,"
an interactive session open to MCCC women on Thursday, Feb. 12 at noon
in CM 110, West Windsor Campus. Free.
Poetry Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at noon at The Gallery, West Windsor
Campus. Participants will perform and have their work judged by MCCC
faculty and visiting writer Debra Brown, author of The Goal of a Soccer
Game Show featuring the history of the Black Diaspora on Wednesday,
Feb. 18 at noon in Kerney Hall at JKC. Free.
lecture by the Rev. Michelle Bazin, pastor of New Horizon Baptist Church
in Groveville, N.J., on "The Role of the Church from Slavery to
Today." Her presentation will take place Thursday, Feb. 19 at noon
in CM 110, West Windsor Campus. Free.
lecture: "The Challenges for Women in Politics," presented
by Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman on Friday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m.
in the Student Center Cafeteria, West Windsor Campus. AAWCC and SGA
are event co-hosts. Free.
Dance Performance and Workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at noon in the Student
Center. Students from the Garvey School in Trenton will entertain and
provide instruction. Free.
" A Game Show featuring the history of the Black Diaspora on Thursday,
Feb. 26 at noon in CM 110, West Windsor Campus. Free.
Ethnic Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 27 at noon in the Student Center, West
Windsor Campus. Feast on dishes prepared by MCCC's Hospitality Club.
Jazz Café featuring BAR-One Productions on Friday, Feb. 27 at
6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at JKC. Tickets are $5.