of October 3, 2003
Stem Cell Community Forum
Six distinguished panelists will debate "Should We Place Limits on
Medical Research: A Look at the Stem Cell Debate" on Friday, Oct. 10,
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the MCCC Conference Center.
Coordinator Lorna Strang, ext. 3856, encourages everyone interested
to sign up now. The college is offering a reduced rate for MCCC faculty
and staff: $25 instead of $35. The price for MCCC students is $15.
For students from other colleges the price is $20. For details and
Lecture About the Book Co-Authored by Jim Franklin
Harry Camisa, co-author with Jim Franklin of “Inside Out: Fifty
Years Behind the Walls of New Jersey’s Trenton State Prison,” will speak
about his experiences as a prison guard and teacher at a free lecture on
Thursday, Oct. 9, noon to 1:15 p.m. in CM 110.
Give the Gift of Life – Give Blood
MCCC will conduct a blood drive on Wednesday October 8,
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 108. Please call
Mildred Leckie at ext. 3271 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to schedule an
On Friday, October 10, 2003, MCCC will once again participate
in the Lee National Denim Day®. In exchange for a $5.00 donation,
each participant will receive a pink ribbon pin (the national symbol for
the fight against breast cancer) and will be encouraged to wear denim to
work as a sign of support.
Breast cancer is
the most common type of cancer among women. The Susan G. Komen Breast
Cancer Foundation receives 100% of all donations from the Lee National
Denim Day® fundraiser to fund research, education, screening and treatment
A volunteer from
your department will contact you. Donations can be cash or checks
made payable to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Each
year Mercer employees have donated very generously to this cause.
Also for the month of October all denim shirts in the MCCC Bookstore
will be discounted 10%, along with oxford shirts. Backpacks will
be discounted 20%. The discount is for merchandise that is in stock
Writer's Conference at MCCC
Fiction and nonfiction
writers who want to publish their work will learn essential strategies
for success from experienced writers, literary agents, editors and journalists
at the "Contemporary Writing Conference" on Saturday, Oct. 18,
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the conference center. The event is offered
in cooperation with Hopewell Promotions of Titusville. Click here
"Women in Business" Conference
Women who are starting
or expanding a small business are invited to a one-day workshop, “Women
in Business: Powerhouse Strategies,” at the conference center on Oct.
23, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click
Planning a Four-Year Degree
High school students and their parents have been invited to learn about
the transfer programs that lead to a bachelor’s degree at an open house,
“Planning for a Four-Year Degree,” on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. Call
Joan Guggenheim at ext. 3225 about participating.
Reggie Page Makes Writing Debut
An article by Reggie Page was printed in “Student Aid Transcript”
journal, Volume 14, Number 2, 2003. Entitled “Looking for Mr. Goodpackage,”
the excellent article on financial aid is available via e-mail
in .pdf format. Send your request to email@example.com.
Charlie Inverso to be Honored
The Trenton Select Committee will honor Charlie Inverso on Sunday, Nov.
9, at Baldassari's Regency, for "his tremendous contributions to soccer."
Inverso has been head coach at MCCC for 18 years and has taken his
team to twelve national championships and has won four of those titles. He
is also involved in coaching the National Soccer team.
Ticket price for
the full-course dinner with wine will be $40. There will be a cash
bar. For tickets call Mary Carlin Komjathy at 609-771-4169 or Charlene
Inverso Miller at 609-890-1543.
Kelsey Review 2003 is Published
MCCC's community-based literary journal, Kelsey Review, is now
available at area libraries and bookstores. This is The Review's 15th
consecutive year of publication. The review's editor is Robin Schore.
The deadline for submission to next year's edition is May 1.
October Exercise Schedule
month of October, the staff exercise schedule is as follows. Classes
meet in PE 119 from noon to 12:45 p.m.
Message from Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is once again collecting Halloween costumes
(either new or used) for the foster care children of "The Children's Home
Society of New Jersey" (CHS). Last year's costume drive was
a "howling" success, and we hope to give the children of CHS another great
Donations can be dropped off at the PTK office, located
on the first floor of the student center, the last office in the SGA lounge,
Mon. - Thurs. from noon to 1 p.m. or with PTK Advisor Helene Plank in
the Financial Aid office by Oct. 17.
Thank you for your support!
Lynn Rowlands, 2003-2004 Phi Theta Kappa President
What’s New at Kelsey Theatre
The miller's daughter must spin straw into gold overnight
- or else! A strange little man offers to help her, but only if
she can discover his name. Join award-winning Kaleidoscope Theatre
as it presents the famous fairytale,
at Kelsey Theatre, Saturday, October 4, at 2 and 4 p.m.
The stage is set
for fear and suspense as Like 40 Productions presents
this Halloween season. Don't miss this gothic thriller based
on the Bram Stoker classic about the violent, bloodthirsty world of the
undead and their unsuspecting victims. Dates and show times are: Fridays
and Saturdays, Oct. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sundays,
Oct. 12, 18 and 19 at 2 p.m.
At the Gallery
Take 33 exciting new works by five young, emerging artists.
Add thoughtful essays by three fine arts professors, an art critic, and
a well-known curator along with the art spirits of five known masters.
Mix it all together in one of the region's most beautiful art spaces and
you’ve got "Optic Axis: Early Conversations." The exhibit continues at
The Gallery through Oct. 11. For more click
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