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Coming Events

Important Notice

Call for Changes to Interoffice Phone Directory
The MCCC Interoffice Phone Directory will soon be reprinted. Please help to keep it accurate by reviewing your information and e-mailing any changes to Judy Tomasetti at tomasetj@mccc.edu or call her at ext. 3264 or 0.


Help Us Reach More Alumni!
Staying in touch with alumni is one of the college's goals. We need your help to build our alumni e-mail list for future alumni events, and to keep in touch via the monthly E-News bulletin. We will also invite them to join our Alumni & Friends Facebook page. If you are in touch with alumni via e-mail, please share your addresses with us. Our first contact will be an e-mail requesting permission to send them our news. Send e-mail addresses with names to Wendy Humphrey at humphrew@mccc.edu or call ext. 3729.


Coming Events

Sports Camps Have Openings
There is still space available at MCCC's Sports Camps, which offer one-week sessions for boys and girls. Sports Camps are for ages 6 to 16 (ages vary depending on the sport) and include tennis, soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, golf, mountain biking, field hockey. For the Sports Camps brochure, click here. For more on all MCCC camps including Camp College and Tomato Patch, click here.


WPU Open House June 30
Spread the word to students! William Paterson University will host an Open House for those wishing to learn about its bachelor’s degree programs offered at MCCC, on Thursday, June 30, 6 p.m. in the Communications Building, Room 108. Flyer here. Call 609-570-3358 or e-mail graussoj@wpunj.edu.


Commencement Re-Broadcast
There is still time to view Commencement ceremonies, to be rebroadcast on Cable Channels 20 and 26 on Tuesday, June 14 at 4 p.m. and Thursday, June 16 at 8 p.m.


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

Yoga: Wednesdays through Aug. 10 at 12 noon in FA 129; and Mondays and Thursdays through Aug. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in FA129.

Zumba: Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 11 at 12 noon in FA129.

What's Coming

June 10-19: "Blithe Spirit"

June 24-26: "Die, Mommie Die!"
(See JTMF podcast here.)

July 1-10: "Twelfth Night"


Current News -- Also see "Current News" online

Staff Recognized for Milestone Years
Staff and faculty members who have achieved 10 to 40 years of service were recognized on May 25, and presented with awards for milestone years of service.
Click here for photos. To request a full-size digital copy of a photo, e-mail Saveria Symons at symonss@mccc.edu.

Archer, Davis Selected for Special Recognition
Two employees who go "above and beyond" were singled out for praise and applause by their MCCC colleagues at the Employee Recognition Ceremony May 25. Student Advocate Marge Archer was selected for the Human Relations Award. Don Davis, director of Youth College, received the Community Service Award. More here.


Leipzig Paints MCCC
Renowned artist and Professor Mel Leipzig has made a second home at MCCC. So what could be more fitting than the college's Gallery hosting a one-man show of nine of Leipzig's recent paintings of faculty, staff and students. You can see it Sunday, June 12 from 2 to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, June 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. The show's featured subjects include faculty members Kyle Stevenson, Sarah Sweeney, Michael Dalton, John Monahan, Barry Levy, Steve Voorhees, Mitch Canter, Doug Fee and Frank Benowitz. More here with photos.


Staff Lend Hand to Habitat for Humanity
A group of seven intrepid MCCC volunteers from the Liberal Arts Division lent a helping hand to Habitat for Humanity in Trenton on June 4, working at two sites off Clinton Avenue. Their first stop was a vacant Habitat home, where members of the group cleared and leveled the overgrown backyard and prepared the flooring inside the house for new carpeting. In their second stop, they tackled an adjacent abandoned lot that needed major T.L.C., including clearing trees and brush, bundling up trash and removing snakes. (Yikes!) English faculty member Jack Tabor is already thinking about next year with plans to broaden the effort to other divisions and to students. More here.


Former President Greenfield Honored
During a reception on May 27, MCCC honored Dr. Richard K. Greenfield, who served as college president from 1966 to 1975. Greenfield delivered the keynote speech at Commencement ceremonies on May 26. Attending were former colleagues and friends of Dr. Greenfield. Presenting brief remembrances were former Acting President Tom Wilfrid and former Dean of Nursing HelenMarie Dolton. More here with photos.


Pratico and Villalba Named Scholar-Athletes
Mercer honored graduates Mark Pratico and Jessica Villalba with the 2011 Scholar-Athlete Awards. Each student received a Dr. Cynthia Schaffer Memorial Scholarship and an MCCC Athletics Scholarship during Honors Convocation on May 26. More here.

Alumni Success: John J. Veisz, Architect
John Veisz, a 1977 graduate who continued at Kent State University in Ohio, is an architect with the firm Veisz Hopkins Duthie (formerly Faridy Veisz Fraytak). Veisz oversees 29 full- and part-time staff members. Four current employees are graduates of MCCC's Architecture program, and Veisz says he has had as many as eight on staff at one time. (His partner, George Duthie, is also an MCCC Architecture alum.) "I'm a little biased, but we favor Mercer grads and it's always a good choice," Veisz maintains. More here.


Softball Team Has Share of Success
Ending the season with a 25-16 record, the MCCC Lady Vikings softball team has plenty of reasons to be satisfied. There were many hard-fought and decisive victories in a season that will be remembered as uniquely challenging, according to Head Coach Ryan Zegarski. More here.


Updates & Info

The WWC Cafe menu

Current position openings at MCCC

The MCCC Organization Chart

Mercer in the News Online

Mercer Business Magazine:
MCCC Receives Advancing Opportunities Civic Award

Recent Graduates of MCCC's Nursing Program

The Trenton Times (NJ.com):
Hamilton Township Native James Pugliese Drafted by Chicago Cubs

Mercer's James Pugliese leads the local bunch that may be picked in the MLB draft

(Scroll down to second story) Mark Pratico of Hamilton and Jessica Villalba of Cookstown each received a Dr. Cynthia Schaffer Memorial Scholarship and an MCCC Athletics Scholarship (second story down)

Inaugural Mercer County Soccer Tournament Raises $2,500

Steinert Alum James Pugliese Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 18th Round

MCCC Selects Hamilton Student for Scholar Athlete Award

Two MCCC Employees Selected for Special Recognition

East Windsor Student Speaks at MCCC Commencement

Love's Complications Reign in "Twelfth Night" at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre July 1-10

Love's Complications Reign in "Twelfth Night" at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre July 1-10

James Tolin Memorial Fund Is Back with “Die, Mommie Die!” Annual Benefit at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre June 24-26

Yvonne Greenbaun Receives Distinguished Teaching Award at MCCC Commencement

Broadway World:
Twelfth Night Plays MCCC's Kelsey Theatre

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