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System Maintenance Feb. 27
Reminder: IT will perform maintenance, and the college's e-mail system will not be accessible, on Sun., Feb. 27, 9 a.m. to about 5 p.m. The maintenance will not impact access to the college's website or the MyMercer Portal.

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IT Offers Remote Help
From Susan Bowen: Can we assist you – remotely? Beginning in March, the Information Technology Services User Services staff will be utilizing a new tool to assist with your desktop computer issues -– Remote Assistance! This service enables an ITS technical staff member to log in remotely to your computer, with your permission, and assist in troubleshooting an issue. We anticipate that this new service will assist us in getting you the help you need -- when you need it!

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Google Apps User Group Meeting Mar. 2
From Sue Bowen:
Did you know that more than 10 million students use Google Apps.* Google Apps for Education offers a free (and ad-free) set of customizable tools to enable faculty, staff, and students to work together and learn more effectively. Our students have access to Google Apps through their MercerMail accounts. You can connect with students and colleagues through a free account.

Come learn and share your Google App ideas with others on Wed., March 2, at noon in AD226. Kristen Callahan will facilitate our first Google Apps User Group Meeting. Let’s get together and share ideas! Please contact the ITS Help Desk at ext. 4357, ext. 3300, or e-mail tech-help@mccc.edu. Let us know if you are interested in “sharing” how you are currently using Google Apps.
*http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/
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Upcoming Events

Masquerade Ball Friday at 7
In celebration of the upcoming Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the International Student Organization and the African American Student Organization will host the Masquerade Ball this Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Student Center Cafeteria. Everyone is asked to wear a mask. Tickets are $5 for staff and students with ID, and can be purchased at the door. Ticket includes lots of fun food, New Orleans desserts, and dance music. For more information contact Amy Immordino at ext. 3531. Flyer here.

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Cornel West to Speak at MCCC
Save the Date! On Thurs. March 24, 6 p.m., Princeton University's famed professor and author, Dr. Cornel West, will speak at MCCC's Conference Center. The topic is "Hope on a Tight Rope.' The event is sponsored by Mercer’s Bonner Program in collaboration with the Liberal Arts Division, the African American Student Organization and the Office of Student Affairs. Dr. Eric Watson invited West.

We are first publicizing this on campus. Depending on numbers, tickets will later be open it to the community. Admission will be free. Stay turned for how to get a ticket.

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Leipzig at West Windsor Arts Center
The West Windsor Arts Center will feature "The Influence of a Teacher: Mel Leipzig and Proteges" from
March 6 through April 29. An Opening Reception takes place Sat., March 19 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. A special Gallery Talk by Mel Leipzig on "The Influence of Monet, Cezanne and Manet" takes place Sun., March 27, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The Arts Center is located at 952 Alexander Rd. in the historic Princeton Junction Firehouse, West Windsor, NJ.
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Thursday Yoga Class Added!
In addition to Monday nights and Wednesdays at noon, Yoga classes will now be offered on Thursdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in PE 225, from March 3 to April 28. FREE and open to faculty, staff and students. For more information call Danielle Garruba at ext. 3412 or e-mail garrubad@mccc.edu.

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Event Reminders -- Also see the weekly calendar of events on MLink and the College Calendar

Feb. 24: TV Students to Broadcast live, county-wide coverage of the 2011 Mercer County High School Basketball Tournament Championships doubleheader. Girls’ game 5:30 p.m., boys' game 7:30 p.m., on cable channel 26 and FiOS channel 20. More here.

Feb. 25: Beverly Richardson Learning Center Dedication, 2 to 4 p.m., James Kerney Campus. Snow date is Friday, March 18. RSVP to Monique Richardson by Feb. 18 at ext. 3160, or e-mail richardm@mccc.edu. All are welcome but RSVP requested. More here.

Feb. 26: Call for Entries to "Mercer County Artists": Jurying on Sat., Feb. 26 at the Gallery. More here.

Mar 9: William Paterson Info Session on its Business Administration bachelor's degree noon in CM 108. RSVP to Judy Grausso at graussoj@wpunj.edu or call ext. 3358. More here.

March 26: La Bella Notte, the MCCC Foundation's 22nd Annual Dinner Dance Gala, Hyatt Regency Princeton. Proceeds benefit student scholarships and other needs. Contact Amy Frangione at foundation@mccc.edu or call ext. 3293. More here.

Boot Camp, Zumba, Yoga, Healthy Haven, Scrapbooking for students, staff and faculty: Details here.
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What's Coming

Feb. 25-27: "High School Musical 2, Jr."

Feb. 26: "Pippi Longstocking"

March 4-13: "A Little Night Music"

March 12: "Ugly Duckling"

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Current News -- Also see "Current News" online

MCCC Trains YWCA Staff
The YWCA Princeton is the latest organization to take advantage of a free training program provided by MCCC’s Center for Training and Development. "This is such a great opportunity for us. MCCC did an outstanding job of making employees at all levels feel comfortable and empowered,” said YWCA CFO Margaret Coppola. The program is made possible through a grant from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development in partnership with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association and the Community College Consortium. More here.

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"In the Pink" Featured on National Website
MCCC's "In the Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Night story and photos made it to the website of the National Junior College Athletic Association. See it here
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Pat Snyder Interim Head Soccer Coach
Patrick Snyder has been selected as the interim head coach for men's soccer, according to Athletics Director John Simone. Snyder served as first assistant/goalkeeper coach under Head Coach Larry Povia during the fall 2010 season when the Vikings won the Region 19 title and finished 15th nationally. More here.
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Men's Basketball Wins in Region 19 Quarterfinals
The Vikings trailed 29-16 at halftime, but rocketed past County College of Morris to a 60-47 victory in the opening round of the Region 19 Playoffs. The Vikings will travel to Lackawanna to face the #1 seeded Falcons on their home court in the region semifinals Friday, Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. More here.
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Drs Generals and Watson Debate for Black History Month
Vice President Guy Generals and Assistant Professor Eric Watson articulated the principles of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois in a counterpoint presentation Feb. 21 and 22. The Kerney campus audience numbered about 200. Photos here on Facebook.

Trenton Blogger Covers Debate
Read Trenton blogger Anwar's story about the Generals/Watson debate here.

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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 Online

The Times:
MCCC, BCC Renew Women's Rivalry

Trentonian.com:
MCCC's Richardson to Get Learning Center in her Name (note: The event begins at 2 p.m.)

TTKN.com:
MCCC To Honor Supporters at Dinner Dance Gala March 26

MercerSpace.com:
Soccer Captain Marissa Segal to Represent MCCC at Women in Sports Celebration

MCCC to Dedicate Dr. Beverly Richardson Learning Center

Spunky Pippi Longstocking to Delight Audiences

CentralJersey.com:
MCCC to Honor Supporters at Dinner Dance Gala March 26

YWCA Princeton Transitions to Latest Computer Technology Through MCCC

Variety and Fun Await Campers at Mercer County College This Summer

Patch.com
MCCC Dinner Dance Gala to Benefit Students in Need

The Ugly Duckling Starring Pinky Flamingo

PrincetonOnline:
MCCC to Honor Supporters at Dinner Dance Gala

Giant Puppets Tell Tale of Ugly Duckling at Kelsey Theatre March 12

Phi Iota Fraternity:
Mercer County Freeholders Select 23 Year Old to Serve on Board of Directors

Broadway World:
Bits & Pieces Theatre Presents The Ugly Duckling at Kelsey Theatre

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