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Coming Events

Current News

Links

9-11 Commemoration Set for Sept. 9

"Unity Through Diversity" Lectures

Heart Walk September 11

Mōtus Animā Coming to The Gallery

Transfer Workshops Set

Joan Goldstein to Host Book Discussions

Coming to Kelsey Theatre

Event Reminders

 

Dr. Donohue's Letter to Faculty and Staff

Benefits Information

Submit All Events Via New Online Form

Madeline Gervase Is New Director of Nursing Education

James McCann Is New Director of Fire Academy

View MCCC's Study Abroad Video Online

"The Foyer of the Forgotten" Is New on WWFM

Joan Goldstein on TV 30

Updates and Info

Mercer in the News This Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Coming Events

9-11 Commemorations
MCCC will host its annual commemoration ceremony of 9-11 on Friday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. outside the Student Center. All are invited. Details to come.

Other area 9-11 commemorative events include:
Wednesday, Sept., 7, 6 p.m. at the NJ State Museum in Trenton, featuring keynote address by Gov. Chris Christie and opening of the State Museum’s "Remember 9/11" exhibition (cost $150).

Sunday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. at Mercer County Park (near the marina).

Sunday, Sept. 11 from 2 to 5 p.m., through September 2012 at the State House Rotunda – 9/11 Memorial Display

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"Unity Through Diversity" Lectures
As part of our 9-11 activities, MCCC will host two “Unity Through Diversity” lectures featuring a panel discussion with leaders from major religions and area scholars, including MCCC faculty. Please spread the word to students. The discussions are open to the public.

  • Monday, Sept. 12, at noon at Kelsey Theatre
  • Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in Kerney Hall

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Heart Walk September 11
From Amy Ricco: Please join us again this year as we participate in the Greater Mercer County Heart Walk on Sunday, September 11 at the Ice Skating Arena at Mercer County Park. Festivities begin at 8 a.m. with the walk starting at 9:30 a.m. Walk one or three miles to benefit the American Heart Association. Over the past several years we have raised over $40,000 for the American Heart Association. Thank you in advance for your support again this year for such a worthy cause. If you are interested, please contact one of the following representatives on campus: Amy Iseneker Ricco, Marcia Canalichio, Dan Rose, Linda Gaylo, John Kalinowski, Josie Mathias, Debbie Kell, Danielle Garruba or Reggie Grant.

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"Mōtus Animā" Coming to The Gallery
Works by Peter Arakawa and Rita Herzfeld are coming to the MCCC Gallery September 13 to October 20. A reception for "Mōtus Animā" is set for Wednesday, September 21, 5 to 7:30 p.m., and a Gallery Talk with the artists will take place on Monday, October 3 at 7 p.m. Details to come.
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Transfer Workshops Set
Let your students know about Transfer Workshops at MCCC. Coming soon are workshops on September 13,
12 to 12:45 p.m. on "How to Transfer" in ET216, and "Transfer to Rowen" on September 27, 12 to 12:45 in ET216. Flyer here.
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Joan Goldstein to Host Book Discussions
Adjunct faculty member Joan Goldstein will host a "Talking Politics" book discussion at the Princeton Public library on a book by economist Robert Reich titled "Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future." It takes place Wednesday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m. in The Quiet Room. Copies of the book in paperback will be available.

Goldstein will lead future talks on books, including "Who's in Charge?" by Laura Kahn, M.D., with the author joining the discussion on October 12, 7:30 p.m. in The Quiet Room. On November 9 the book will be "The Emperor of Illusion" by Chris Hedge.

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Aug. 19-28: "Forever Plaid" (Video promo on YouTube here.)

Sept. 9-18: "Blood Brothers, the Musical"

Sept. 17: Rapunzel

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Event Reminders __This Week's Events on MLink _____ Full College Calendar

Sept. 7: Club Day: 12 to 1 p.m., the Quad.

Sept. 13: Candles for a Cure Event in SC104 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Half of the proceeds go to Breast Cancer Awareness/Making Strides! Free Lunch will be provided. Contact Danielle or Tina in Student Activities.

Oct. 9: "WALK NOW For Autism Speaks" sponsored by the PTK Honors Society at MCCC's campus. To join the team “MC3,” or for more information, click here, or contact Ashleigh Donaldson at donalsona@student.mccc.edu.

Beginning Sept. 6 and free to faculty, staff and students:

Yoga meets every Monday and Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in FA 129, and every Wednesday from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in FA129.

Zumba meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in FA 129. (There is no class Nov. 24.)


Healthy Haven
meets Mondays at noon in SC104, from 12 to 1 p.m., with topics on nutrition, stress relief and wellness.

WWC Student Activities September Calendar here.
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Current News_Current News online

Dr. Donohue's Letter to Faculty and Staff
Linked here is Dr. Donohue’s letter to faculty and staff of August 25, 2011, also sent via broadcast e-mail.
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Benefits Information
Linked here is important information about the legislative changes to medical and pension benefits and residency requirements that are now official, also sent as a broadcast e-mail on August 25.
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Submit All Events Via New Online Form
Let your event be known! In order to avoid conflicts with parking, security and facilities issues, all are encouraged to make use of a new online form, accessed from the homepage of MLink, to notify Publications, Public Information, Facilities, and College Safety -- all at one time-- of upcoming events. Submissions will initiate Calendar postings, M-Newsletter listings, and also help Facilities and College Safety prepare for and support events -- including events held on college grounds by other organizations. Get events off to a good start by starting here
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Madeline Gervase Is New Director of Nursing Education
Madeline Gervase, BSN, MSN, has been appointed director of Nursing Education. She served most recently as Family Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. “I am very excited about joining MCCC’s outstanding nursing program,” said Gervase. “I look forward to working with their dynamic faculty." More here.

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James McCann Is New Director of Fire Academy
James McCann has been appointed director of the Mercer County Fire Academy. A firefighter since 1983, McCann is currently a member of East Windsor Vol. Fire Co. #1, serving as a Chief Fire Officer since 2005. He is certified by the state of New Jersey as a Firefighter, EMT, Fire Instructor and Fire Inspector. He also serves as a Deputy County Fire Coordinator for the Mercer County Office of Emergency Management. More here.

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View MCCC's Study Abroad Video Online
View the video on MCCC's Study Abroad programs online here at the college's new YouTube page. If you have a high quality current video on an MCCC topic of interest, please send it on a CD to Saveria Symons in AD114 so we can add it to our YouTube collection.

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"The Foyer of the Forgotten" Is New on WWFM
“The Foyer of the Forgotten,” a new program on WWFM The Classical Network, pays homage to the plight of little-known European composers through music and literature.  Hosted by classical pianist Paul-André Bempéchat, of Lawrenceville, the program reflects the breadth of his research at Harvard University.  The hour-long show airs Saturdays at 9 p.m.
Dr. Bempéchat studied at the Manhattan and Juillard Schools of Music and the Sorbonne in Paris. More here.
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Joan Goldstein on TV 30
Adjunct faculty member Joan Goldstein is the host of a television program "Back Story with Joan Goldstein" on Princeton Community Television, TV30. The shows air on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., Sundays at 5:30 p.m. and Mondays at 7 a.m. They also appear on Fios 45 and 40 and are syndicated with other stations. Shows are taped once a month. Many of Goldstein's shows feature MCCC students. Link here.

"My TV and media experience goes way back," Goldstein says. "As a high school student I was picked to serve on The New York Times Youth Forum radio show during an election year, and later invited back as a college student to participate in a then stone-age TV program with the Times. After my books were published, I was interviewed on NBC's The Today Show and several times on NJN."

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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

The Trenton Times:
Science Instructors Honored (Linda and Chris Gaylo)

Kelsey Theatre Returns to the 50s With "Forever Plaid"

CentralJersey.com:
Madeline Gervase Appointed Director of Nursing Education at MCCC

James McCann Appointed Director of MCCC Fire Academy

Envisioning Equity in the Classroom

Local Woman First to Complete Veterinary Course

Local Classical Pianist Showcases Unsung European Composers in New Show on WWFM The Classical Network

MCCC Announces Alumna Michelle Ogborn-Haywood As New Women's Soccer Coach

“Rapunzel” Lets Her Hair Down at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre Sept. 17

Patch.com:
James McCann Appointed Director of MCCC Fire Academy

Rapunzel Lets Her Hair Down at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre

MercerSpace.com:
Local classical pianist showcases unsung European composers in new radio show

MCCC Announces Alumna Michelle Ogborn-Haywood New Women's Soccer Coach

Broadway World:
Rapunzel Opens Kids Season at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre 9/17

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