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  April 12, 2012
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Table of Contents

Coming Event
Announcements

Current News

Reminders, News Clips, Links

Diversity Days April 17 and 18

Criminal Justice Career Day April 19

DEP Environmentalist to Speak April 25

Rosanne Zarrilli Farewell April 27

Jazz Band and Chorus Spring Concerts May 8 and 9

Coming to Kelsey Theatre

 

 

MCCC Staff and Guests at Spring Event Featured in US1

The College VOICE Student Newspaper Wins 11 Awards

Vice President Zanjani Awarded Ph.D.

JKC Hosts Haitian Outreach

Cone Foundation Grant to WWFM

Social Media Additions?

Six Flags Discounts

Datatel/Project NASA Update

Updates & Info

Coming Event Reminders

Mercer in the News This Week

News Links and Social Media

 

 

 

 

Coming Event Announcements

Diversity Days April 17 and 18
The college will be celebrating Diversity Days at both campuses Tues., April 17, at WWC in SC104 from 12 - 1:15 p.m., and Wed., April 18, at JKC in Kerney Hall from 12 - 1:15 p.m. Faculty and staff will be leading discussion panels on this year's theme, "Where do I fit in? Don't put me in a Box." Elizabeth Degiorgio, Denise Ingram and Nicole Pollard will lead the discussion at the West Windsor Campus. Joann Mia, Sam Kanig, Jenelle Charles, and Mary McBride will lead the discussion at JKC. Lunch will be provided. For more information contact Amy Immordino, ext. 3531.
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Criminal Justice Career Day April 19
MCCC will host a Criminal Justice Career Day on Thurs., April 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Student Center Cafeteria, WWC. Representatives will be present from 20 different organizations, including the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Probation, U.S. Secret Service, N.J. Department of Corrections, Homeland Security and Preparedness, State Police, Mercer County Corrections Center, and the Mercer County Probation Division. Many baccalaureate colleges will also be here to talk with students. Flyer here.
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DEP Environmentalist to Speak April 25
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a public lecture on environmentally friendly practices at MCCC on Wed., April 25, at noon in CM 109 as part of the college’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Marc Rogoff, environmental education specialist at DEP, will discuss how the community can help protect the environment for future generations by explaining “friendly” and “unfriendly” practices that affect our natural surroundings. Using up-to-date statistics and a bit of humor, Rogoff will give an interactive PowerPoint presentation. More here.

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Rosanne Zarrilli Farewell April 27
Rosanne Zarrilli will be "retiring" from MCCC at the end of April. All are invited to stop by to celebrate with her and her colleagues on Friday, April 27 from noon to 2 p.m. in AD234A. Lynn Holl says, "Let's send her off in style for the next chapter in her life."
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Chorus and Jazz Band Concerts May 8 and 9
MCCC invites all to two free Spring concerts in May at Kelsey Theatre. The MCCC Chorus, directed by Susan Howells, will perform a wide variety of choral music on Tuesday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. The chorus consists of music majors and students from across the campus who enjoy ensemble singing. The MCCC Jazz Band, directed by Professor James Kelly, will present a varied and exciting show on Wednesday, May 9, at 8 p.m. The repertoire will include Latin, swing and bebop classics by John Coltrane, Tina Brooks, Thelonius Monk and others. More here.
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April 13-22: "Hairspray"

April 27-May 6: "A Chorus Line"

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Current News_ __Current News online__________M-Newsletter submission form

MCCC Staff and Guests at Spring Event Featured in US1
See US1 Newspaper's "Crash a Party" feature here.
See the photo spread from US1 Newspaper (PrincetonInfo.com) on their Facebook page here.
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The College VOICE Student Newspaper Wins 11 Awards
On April 5 the New Jersey Collegiate Press Association announced its 2011-2012 award winners. MCCC's College VOICE picked up 11 awards in the two-year division, including six first-place awards for news writing, bio/personality profile, investigative reporting, general photography, sports photo and photo illustration. Second place awards were for opinion writing and photo illustration, and third place awards were for general excellence, sports writing and photo illustration. More here. See the Collegiate Press Association results here.
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Vice President Zanjani Awarded Ph.D.
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March 19 Vice President Mellissia Zanjani was awarded her Ph.D. from Oregon State University. Dr. Zanjani's dissertation title was “Voices of Experience: Understanding and Enhancing Successful Conflict Management by Community College Presidents.”
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JKC Hosts Haitian Outreach
On March 29 the James Kerney Campus hosted a Haitian Community Leader’s Breakfast as part of the “Pipeline Initiative.” Staff shared Mercer’s program offerings and services, and listened to their concerns to see how we can better serve their community. Some of the community leaders who attended included the director of the Haitian Center of the Catholic Diocese, the president and vice president of the Haitian Foundation Association of NJ, the principal of Trenton Central High School, pastors from both Mercer and Burlington counties, the vice president of the Haitian Sports Foundation, and some Haitian MCCC students and community members.
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Cone Foundation Grant to WWFM
WWFM has received a check for $20,000 from the Edward T. Cone Foundation. $5,000 is a renewal grant for WWFM’s general operating fund, and $15,000 is in support of the New York City digital radio program.
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Social Media Additions?
Have you or someone in your department started a new social media page on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or other site? If so, please let the Marketing and Communications Office know so we can add a link to the MCCC Social Media Directory webpage here. E-mail Brad Kent at kentb@mccc.edu with your link.
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Six Flags Discounts
SIX FLAGS Great Adventure and Hurricane Harbor are offering special discount rates for MCCC students and staff! Visit: sixflags.com/PartnerLogin. The USERNAME is "MCCC." The PASSWORD (Case Sensitive) is "SixFlags1." Contact Tina Young in Student Activities if you have any questions, at youngt@mccc.edu or at ext. 3677. Flyer here.
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Datatel/Project NASA Update
All updates here.
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Updates & Info

The WWC Cafe menu

Current Job Openings at MCCC

The MCCC Organization Chart

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Coming Event Reminders

_____This Week's Events on MLink ____ Full College Calendar
_____Event Submission Form

Great Eats at Student Restaurants This Semester! Five HRIM classes are serving up delicious lunch and dinner meals at the MCCC Culinary Center (ES111) through May 4. Lunch is served Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Dinner is served Monday and Thursday evenings. The restaurant is open to the public. No advance tickets are required. See the brochure linked here for details.

Healthy Lifestyle Change Initiative on Fridays until the end of the semester, from 12 to 1 p.m. in PE 129. Classes are taught by Mike DeAngelis, John Kalinowski, the Exercise Science students, Erin Cahill, and Vindi Kaur. Contact Amy Ricco for more information.

April 13: Second annual Leaders' Breakfast honoring women working at N.J. community colleges, Conference Center, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Two MCCC women will receive the '"Patricia C. Donohue Leadership Award" -- Associate Professor of Business and Technology Andrea Lynch, and Director of Advisement and Enrollment Services Dr. Latonya Ashford-Ligon. Registration form here. Send it with the fee to Dr. Ashford- Ligon, in SC261. Contact Dr. Khalida Haqq at haqqk@mccc.edu.

April 17: Art Professor Judith Brodsky of Rutgers will discuss the contemporary art world, at noon in CM110. Entitled “My Life in Art,” the talk is part of the college's Distinguished Lecture Series. Professor Brodsky is an artist, printmaker and arts advocate. More here.

April 18: Philosophy Club's Civil Discourse Series
: "Hunger Games -- About What Does Katniss Have Our Tongues?" noon to 1 p.m., LA147.

April 19: 30th Anniversary of Alpha Theta Gamma Chapter of PTK, 7 p.m. in Kelsey Theatre. RSVP by April 13 to Ashleigh Donaldson at donaldsona@student.mccc.edu.

April 21: Bus trip to NYC to see Madame Tussaud's Museum. The bus leaves the West Windsor Campus at 12:30 p.m. and departs NYC at 7 p.m. Stop at the Student Activities Office, SC111. (Limit two tickets per person.) Tickets are $10 for students with valid ID; $15 for alumni; $20 for faculty/staff; $25 for outside guests. For more information email garrubad@mccc.edu or call ext. 3412.

April 25: Philosophy Club's Civil Discourse Series: "The Philosophy of Hate," noon to 1 p.m. in the Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center, LB200.

April 26: Bring Your Child To Work Day sponsored by the Student Activities Office, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in SC104. Enjoy novelties and cotton candy with your son or daughter! Contact Danielle at garrubad@mccc.edu for more info.

May 5 and 6: "Revolutionary Violets:” The Garden State African Violet Club host its Annual Show and Plant Sale, Student Center, 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Plants will be on exhibit and for purchase. E-mail GSAVCmail@gmail.com or call 732-771-7117. Website here.

Kelsey Review Asks for Submissions by May 15: The Kelsey Review literary journal, for writers and artists who live or work in Mercer County, is accepting submissions of short fiction, poetry, and essays, as well as black and white drawings. Details here, or call ext. 3306.

Tribute to Legendary Basketball Coach Howie Landa: The committee is searching for alumni, retirees, and long-time MCCC faculty and staff who know Coach Landa. Fundraising is ongoing to inscribe Landa's name on the gymnasium floor. A ceremony on Sept. 15 will unveil the court in the gym, followed by dinner at the Conference Center. More here, or contact John Simone at ext. 3740.

Exercise and Healthy Living Classes -- FREE to faculty, staff and students:
Yoga classes meet every Wed. at 12 noon in the gym. Evening Yoga meets Mondays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in FA129.

Zumba classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 12 noon in FA129.
Questions about fitness classes may be directed to Danielle Garruba at ext. 3412 or garrubad@mccc.edu.
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Mercer in the News This Week

Trentonian:
Holocaust remembrance event planned in West Windsor

Mercer County softball team sweeps Northampton

AREA WRAP: Mercer softball splits with Gloucester

CentralJersey.com:
MCCC Alum Share Success Stories at JKC's "Male Alumni Forum" on March 29

MCCC Hosts Spring into Student Success Fundraiser 

Patch.com:
Live the Dream of Broadway with Playful Theatre Productions’ “A Chorus Line”

MCCC Holds "Spring into Student Success" Fundraiser

Local Filmmaker Gives Talk and Screening of Holocaust Documentary, “Only a Number”

Renowned Local Artist and Rutgers Professor Judith Brodsky to Speak at MCCC

Princeton Online:
Live the Dream of Broadway with Playful Theatre Productions’ “A Chorus Line”

Renowned Local Artist and Rutgers Professor Judith Brodsky to Speak at MCCC

Local Filmmaker Gives Talk and Screening of Holocaust Documentary, “Only a Number”

MCCC Hosts "Spring into Student Success" Fundraiser

Hamilton Pulse:
Live the Dream of Broadway with Playful Theatre Productions’ “A Chorus Line”

U.S. 1 Newspaper:
MCCC's Scholarship Gala

Brookdale Community College:
Dr. Jill Biden Notes Success of Community Colleges, including Brookdale

News Links and Social Media

MCCC Current News Full College Calendar WWFM
E-News Monthly Newsletters MLink Calendar of Events WWFM Arts Calendar
Past M-Newsletters Academic Calendar JazzOn2
Annual Reports

Athletics News

MCCC Social Media Sites

Alumni Success Stories

Athletes of the Week MCCC on Facebook

WWFM's Latest Newsletter
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