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JKC Health Fair Oct. 12
Linda Ertingu: Join us at the James Kerney Campus Annual Health Fair Oct. 12, 12 noon to 1 p.m. in Kerney Hall. Stop by for blood pressure screenings, eye care, information on mental health, diet and cancer prevention, substance abuse prevention and treatment services, stress management, environmental toxins and health protection, and much more. For further information, contact Linda Ertingu at ext. 3165.
College Transfer Fair Oct. 26
On Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., MCCC will host a College Transfer Fair in the Physical Education Building. Approximately 60 representatives from local and out-of-state colleges will be participating. Please spread the word to students.
Photographers Invited to Submit Work Oct. 29 for County Exhibit
The Gallery at Mercer invites area photographers to submit work for the 2011 Mercer County Photographers exhibit. Jurying will take place Saturday, Oct. 29. Dates for the show are Nov. 9 through Dec. 19. The Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission is the sponsor of this biennial exhibit. Artists working in all photographic media/processes who are 18 or older and live, work or attend school in Mercer County, NJ, are eligible to submit up to three photographs for consideration. Photographers should drop off their work at the MCCC Gallery between 9:30 a.m. and noon on Oct. 29. Work that is not accepted for the show should be picked up between 3:45 and 5 p.m. the same day. More here.
Culinary Students to Participate in Lidia's Italy Event Nov. 9
TV Chef Lidia Bastianich of "Lidia's Italy" will be at Patriot's Theatre at the Trenton War Memorial on Sunday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m., for a presentation showcasing recipes from her new cookbook, "Lidia's Italy in America." MCCC's culinary students from both JKC and WWC will be doing her food preparation. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
William Paterson Open House Nov. 9
Please spread the word to students. William Paterson University will host an Open House for all who wish to learn about its bachelor’s degree programs at MCCC. The event takes place Wed., Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center. Majors that WPU ofers at Mercer are Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Liberal Studies and Psychology. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-570-3358. More here.
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AT THE GALLERY Now Through Oct. 20: "Mōtus Animā" with artists Peter Arakawa and Rita Herzfeld. More here with images.
Thursdays now through Oct. 15: The International Student Organization and the Student Government Association host Latin Music Hours from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first floor of the Student Center. Flyer here.
Oct. 9: "WALK NOW For Autism Speaks," sponsored by the PTK Honors Society at MCCC's campus. More here.
Oct. 12: Pharmaceutical Expert Michael Falkow to Speak on Drug Development Process, 12 noon, CM 107. More here.
Oct. 17: Barnes and Noble Job Fair to fill warehouse jobs in Monroe, in SC211, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Open to the public.
Oct. 18: Nutrition Workshop
hosted by the Student Activities Office in the atrium at the Conference Center at noon. Stacy Warringer, from Cassara Consulting will speak about healthy food options and more. A healthy lunch will be provided. Free with advance ticket. E-mail at Danielle Garrubad, call ext. 3412, or pick up ticket at the Student Activities Department.
Transfer Workshops Schedule here.
Exercise and Healthy Living Classes: **Because FEMA is using the FA building, all exercise classes have moved temporarily to the P.E. building. See the schedule below. Classes are free to faculty, staff and students
No classes will meet Nov. 23 or 24 due to Thanksgiving holiday.
- Yoga meets every Monday and Thursday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the PE Building, Room 225, and every Wednesday, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the PE Building gym.
- Zumba meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the PE Building gym.
- Zumba also meets Wednesday evenings, October 5 through November 2, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the PE Building, Room 225.
- Healthy Haven meets Mondays at noon in SC104, from 12 to 1 p.m., with topics on nutrition, stress relief and wellness.
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MCCC Honors Consortium Kicks Off Year
On Sept. 29, MCCC faculty joined with students from the Mercer Honors Program, the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, and NJSTARS, collectively known as the Honors Consortium, for lunch at the Conference Center. The welcome event was designed "to help build a sense of community among Mercer scholars," says Dr. Carol Bork, associate professor of English, who coordinates the Honors Program with Sociology Professor Gianna Durso-Finley. A second reception was held later in the day for students who take evening classes. More here with photos.
2011 Kelsey Review Delves Deep In Stories and Poems by Local Authors
In its exploration of human emotions, important moments in history, and the wonders of nature, the 2011 edition of Kelsey Review is a memorable read. A literary arts magazine published annually by MCCC, this year's issue features submissions by 18 writers, artists and photographers who live or work in Mercer County. Copies are now available at all branches of the county's public libraries, and in public areas of MCCC's West Windsor and James Kerney campuses. More here.
Hockey Event to Help DeLapo Niece
From Cindy Matyas: For those of you who knew Jennie Delapo, Melissa Ferrano is her 17-year-old niece who is battling Ewings Sarcoma (bone cancer). A field hockey game at Robbinsville high school is being dedicated to Melissa tonight (Thursday, October 6) at 6:30 p.m. Melissa is a former field hockey team member. The event is being coordinated by Robbinsville High School senior, Amanda Matyas, (daughter of Cindy Matyas). The field hockey team is accepting donations as a gift to the Ferrano family. If you would like to make a donation, please make out a check to Rosanne Ferrano and give or send to Cindy Matyas in ET109.
Gloria Reynolds Retires
From Latonya Ashford Ligon: After 42 years of service to MCCC, Gloria Reynolds, administrative specialist in the Enrollment Services office, has retired. Her last day was Friday, Sept. 30. If you would like to send farewell wishes, her e-mail is now email@example.com.
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