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January 13, 2011

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Upcoming Events

Sign Up for IPIC Workshops
It's time to sign up for this semester’s IPIC Professional Development Workshops, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 20, from 1 - 4 p.m., and Friday, Jan. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. A workshop on teaching foreign languages is in the evening. All are welcome! More here.


Three NJ Art Galleries to Feature Mel Leipzig
The art of Professor Mel Leipzig will be on exhibit at three galleries this winter and spring. The Noyes Museum of Art at Stockton College will show "Mel Leipzig: Life" from Jan. 14 through May 29 at 733 Lily Lake Rd., Oceanville, NJ, with an opening reception on March 4 from 5 to 8 p.m.

An exhibit called "Mel Lepizig: Paintings" runs from Jan. 18 - Feb. 18 at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Art Gallery, Jimmie Leeds Rd., Pomona, NJ.
Leipzig will speak on Jan. 27, 3 p.m. in AS102, presenting a slide lecture: "Mel on Mel," followed by a Meet the Artist reception in the art gallery 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

And Westminster College of the Arts Rider University Art Gallery will open March 10 with "Mel Leipzig: Semi-Retrospective" to run through April 17. The location is the Bart Luedeke Center, 3rd Floor.

Yoga Is Back
Getting a Healthy Start to your New Year! Yoga classes with Helen Tanzini will resume Feb. 2 and continue on Wednesdays at noon in the gym.
Additional yoga classes will resume Feb. 7 on Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in PE225. Yoga is FREE for current students, staff, faculty and alumni.

Event Reminders -- Also see the weekly calendar of events on MLink.

Jan. 17: Martin Luther King Celebration, 2 to 4 p.m. at Kerney Hall, James Kerney Campus, including jazz and dance performances, honors and inspirational talks. Free. Details here.

Jan. 18: College Assembly, 1 p.m. in Kelsey Theatre. See the full pre-class week schedule here.

Jan. 19: Breakfast Buffet by MCCC's culinary students, 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. in ES111 (the HRIM Dining Room). No reservations required.

What's Coming

Jan. 7-16: "Amadeus"

Jan. 21-30: "A Few Good Men"

Jan 22: "The Love Bug's Hug"

Feb. 4-6: "Pinocchio"


News -- Also see "Current News"

Holiday Party Photos
See the photos here.


Doug Fee Stars on WZBN TV
Associate Professor Doug Fee, coordinator of the HRIM and culinary programs, was the star of a WZBN TV news story about MCCC's noncredit culinary programs, filmed in the MCCC kitchen on Jan. 11. The video features Fee preparing home-made pasta with shrimp, assisted on camera by student Margaret DeGennaro, who now teaches cooking for Camp College and assists with other classes.

Fee said, "We offer noncredit classes for those who don't want to do this for a living, but want to learn how to cook. We offer cuisine from different parts of the world. Our Italian teacher lives for several months of the year in Italy." More here.

WWFM Hosts "Amadeus" Event
Happy Birthday, Mozart! On Jan. 6, WWFM The Classical Network hosted a celebration at Kelsey Theatre for its sustaining members. Prior to the premiere performance of PinnWorth Productions’ “Amadeus,” which runs through Jan. 16, almost 300 guests enjoyed a performance of Mozart’s music by Andrew Kirkman on violin and Clipper Erickson on piano forte, as well as historical perspectives from Rutgers Prof. Floyd Grave.
Photos here, including WWFM staff in costume.

Carol Bork Interviewed by "Inside Higher Ed"
Associate Professor Carol Bork was featured in an article, "Unafraid of Virginia Wolf," published in Inside Higher Ed, which discusses how writing is taught at community colleges. Read the full story here.


MCCC a YE2S Center Partner
MCCC is one of the partners for the YE2S Center, modeled on Rutgers T.E.E.M. Gateway Youth Education and Employment Success Center in Newark, which recently opened at the Trenton Daylight/Twilight High School in Trenton.
According to a recent Rutgers press release, "The YE2S Center is providing out-of-school and court-involved Trenton youth, ages 16 through 21, with opportunities to explore educational options, enroll in programs, gain employment training, and participate in a variety of development experiences. The facility offers on-site individual case management, educational and employment placement assistance, family services, computer-based and skill building classes, mentoring, and more. Rutgers Press Release here.

Breakfast Served!
Culinary students in MCCC’s Winter Session class, “Breakfast and Pantry,” have been serving breakfast to campus staff who like to dine early. Students begin their breakfast prep at 5:45 a.m. and serve from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. The menu featured all kinds of goodies – from omelets, Eggs Benedict, and quiche, to stuffed French Toast, waffles and muffins. A thumbs up to these budding chefs from the campus community!
Their final breakfast will be a buffet on Jan. 19 in ES111. Photos here.

Community Events

55th Class Reunion
The Trenton Central High School class of 1956 is searching for 1956 graduates to invite them to a 55th Class Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. For more information contact Sonny Pittaro at FAPittaro@aol.com

Updates & Info

The WWC Cafe menu

Current position openings at MCCC

The MCCC Organization Chart

Mercer in the News Online

Inside Higher Ed
Unafraid of Virginia Woolf

The Times:
40K Grant Multiplies Math Opportunities

Historic musical rivalry plays out at Kelsey

Area Events Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.


Broadway World:
Pinocchio at Kelsey Theatre

MCCC to Host Summer Camps Open House

Pennington Post:
A Few Good Men at Kelsey Theatre

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