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Coming Events

Current News

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MLK Event This Monday at JKC

Pre-Class Week Schedule; Assembly Jan. 19

Sign Up Now for IPIC Workshops

New Student Orientation Jan. 13 and 18

Ray Broach to Speak at AA History Month Opening/Luncheon Feb. 1

Holocaust Center Open House Feb. 1

Coming to Kelsey Theatre

Event Reminders

RWJ Foundation Gives $50,000 Grant for Scholarships

Fire Science Transfer Agreement Signed

Project NASA News and Updates

 

 

 

 

 

Updates and Info

Mercer in the News This Week

News Links and Social Media

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming Events

MLK Event This Monday at JKC
Reminder: MCCC will host a celebration of MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. at Kerney Hall, James Kerney Campus. The keynote speaker will be John E. Harmon Sr., President/CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ, and an MCCC alumnus. There will be entertainment. All are invited. Details here.

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Pre Class Week Schedule; Assembly Jan. 19
All are encouraged to attend the College AssemblyThurs., Jan. 19 at Kelsey Theatre. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m., and the assembly begins at 10 a.m.. See the full Pre-Class Week Schedule here.

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Sign Up Now for IPIC Workshops
Reminder: IPIC’s Spring 2012 Professional Development Sampler is next week – Wed,, Jan. 18 through Fri., Jan. 20. This session is loaded with “not-to-be-missed” technology information.. Go to the following link for more information and to register: http://teach.mccc.edu/ipic. More details here.

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New Student Orientation Jan. 13 and 18
Please share this information with students you are in contact with! New Student Orientation takes place:
* January 13 JKC Kerney Hall, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
* January 18 WWC Cafeteria, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
This is an opportunity for new students to meet key staff members and faculty, and have a chance to learn about college resources. If you have any questions about these programs contact Danielle Garruba at ext. 3412, garrubad@mccc.edu, or Terrance Carter at ext. 3166, cartert@mccc.edu.

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Ray Broach to Speak at AA History Month Opening/Luncheon Feb. 1
Ray Broach, the Trenton Board of Education's interim superintendent of schools, will be guest speaker at the opening ceremony for African-American History Month activities. He will speak at the James Kerney Campus, Kerney Hall, on Wed., Feb,1, noon to 1 p.m.. Mr. Broach is the former superintendent of the Ewing Township schools. He will be introduced by President Patricia Donohue. Students from the Garvey School in Trenton will provide entertainment.
After the talk, all are invited to a free luncheon of southern style food prepared by Career Training Institute culinary students in the JKC Center City Cafe. Lucia Brown-Joseph says, "I heartily encourage all MCCC staff and faculty to attend, and to encourage their students to attend." Full calendar of events here.
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Holocaust Center Open House Feb. 1
Assistant Professor of Education Elizabeth DeGiorgio and Susan Goldberg are the new co-chairs of the Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center. New programming is being planned for this semester, with an Open House on Feb. 1, 4 to 7 p.m. when they will provide an overview of the center’s resources. The event is open to the public. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend.

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Don Davis to be Honored Feb. 11
Youth College Director Don Davis will be honored by the Akoma House Initiative with an Akoma Wings award at an event on Saturday, Feb. 11. It takes place at the Artworks Gallery in Trenton from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature dance, spoken word and music. Tickets are $10 per person. For information call 609-540-7544 or visit the website here.

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Jan. 13-22: "The Pirates of Penzance"

Jan. 21: "Kazoobie Kazoo Show"

Jan. 27-Feb. 5 : Laughter on the 23rd Floor

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Event Reminders __This Week's Events on MLink ____ Full College Calendar_____Event Submission Form

Breakfast Invitation! MCCC culinary students are serving breakfast. Cost is $3 per person, served from 7 to 8:45 a.m. on January 18 in ES 111.

"Surface Tension" at The Gallery with works by Ayami Aoyama and Florence Moonan, through Feb. 9. A reception with the artists will be held Wednesday, Jan. 18, 5 - 7:30 p.m., and a Gallery Talk will feature the artists on Wed., Feb. 1, starting at 7 p.m. Gallery hours are: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.; and Thursdays, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Call ext. 3589 or e-mail gallery@mccc.edu.

African-American History Month Events Set for February. Mark your calendar now for the many events listed here.

Exercise and Healthy Living Classes -- free to faculty, staff and students:
Yoga classes will resume on Wed., Feb. 1 at 12 noon in the gym, and Mon., Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in FA129.


Zumba classes will resume Feb. 9 at 12 noon in FA129.

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Current News_Current News online

RWJ Foundation Gives $50,000 Grant for Scholarships
MCCC has received a $50,000 grant from the Princeton-based Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support the Jim and Fannie Floyd Scholarship Fund. The endowed scholarships assist the most financially needy MCCC students. Established in 2010, the scholarship honors long-time MCCC Foundation Board member Jim Floyd and his late wife, Fannie, who were active volunteers for decades. The Floyds worked throughout their lives to foster educational opportunities and to combat discrimination in housing, especially in the Princeton area. More here.

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Fire Science Transfer Agreement Signed
MCCC has entered into a transfer agreement with Holy Family University designed to help MCCC students who have earned the Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Technology. These graduates will be able to continue their education and earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fire Science and Public Safety Administration in just four additional semesters at Holy Family. More here.

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Project NASA News and Updates

Updates & Info The WWC Cafe menu

Current Position Openings at MCCC

The MCCC Organization Chart

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Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times:
Hughes "energized and excited" as he begins 3rd term as county exec

CentralJersey.com:
 MCCC’s Spring Semester Begins

 MCCC Student Earns Associate Degree Just Six Months After High School Graduation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Gives $50,000 Grant for Scholarships to MCCC

MCCC Hosts Summer Camps Open House

MCCC Invites Community to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King on Jan. 16

MCCC Gallery Exhibit Features Two New Jersey Artists in "Surface Tension" Opening Jan. 11

MCCC Signs Agreement with Holy Family University to Ease Transfer for Fire Science Graduates

Patch.com:
MCCC Signs Agreement with Holy Family University to Ease Transfer for Fire Science Graduates

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Gives $50,000 Grant for Scholarships to MCCC

ArtNotes:
‘Surface Tension’ is up at Mercer college gallery

Broadway World:
MCCC Gallery Exhibit Features Two New Jersey Artists in Surface Tension

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