E-Bulletin of February 13, 2008

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Dr. Carol Bork Featured by The Bat Cave
See the video and learn about Dr Carol Bork's journey through higher education, starting at a community college, and why she loves teaching. Click here.

Television Students to Broadcast High School Championships Live
For the third consecutive year, MCCC's Television students
will broadcast the 2008 Mercer County High School Basketball Championships live from the gymnasium. On Friday, Feb. 22, the girls championship tips off at 5:30 p.m. and the boys final follows at 7 p.m. MCTV will provide live, uninterrupted coverage of both games beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The broadcast team will be anchored by play-by-play announcer Dr. Craig Coenen, a history professor at MCCC who has been an announcer with MCTV since 2005. Coenen, who specializes in the history of sports, is the author of "From Sand Lots to the Super Bowl," published by the University of Tennessee Press (2005). More here.

Ice Cream Social Feb. 14
The College Culture and Environment Task Force invites staff and faculty to an Ice Cream Social on Feb. 14, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room at WWC, and at the Dining Room, KC104, at JKC. Come out for some fun and treats.

Hospitality Program to Host Culinology Open House
Mercer's HRIM program has invited prospective students to a "Culinology Open House" on Wed., Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. The event takes place in the Culinary Center, ES 111. Culinology is a growing career field that combines the culinary arts with food science, and Mercer developed its program in cooperation with Rutgers. The open house will feature a panel of experts, who will discuss job opportunities, industry trends, and details about transferring to Rutgers. More here.


Campus Blood Drive March 5
The Human Resources Office is coordinating a semi-annual blood drive with the Community Blood Council of New Jersey, on Wed., March 5, in the Student Center, Room SC-108 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mildred Leckie in Human Resources will take reservations at ext. 3271 if you wish to call ahead for available appointment times so we can estimate the number of people who will be donating. As in the past, we will always welcome all walk-ins. Click here for the flyer.

Local Blood Drive Seeks Donors
The Community Blood Council of New Jersey is also holding a blood drive at St. Gregory the Great School Cafeteria, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ on Friday, March 14, 3 - 8:30 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling B. Bailey, 609-587-2307. Walk-ins also welcome.

Mark Stockton Art in Brooklyn Show
Fine arts faculty member Mark Stockton has five drawings in the show "Enantiomorphic Chamber" at Nurture Art, 910 Grand Street, Brooklyn. The show runs from Feb. 15 to March 23. A reception takes place on Friday, Feb. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m.

A press release from the gallelry says, "In 1964 Robert Smithson made a sculpture called Enantiomorphic Chambers that cleverly exploited our two-eyed nature to haunting metaphysical ends. Stepping between the two chambers, the viewer sees his or her image cancelled out by precisely coordinated mirrors, accomplishing Smithson's task of eliminating the consciousness that regulates binary vision." Continue here.

Learn more here. Click here for images posted online.

Mercer in the News Online

The Times, Feb. 13, 2008: Mercer Great Englehardt Dies at 37

Windsor Hights Herald, Feb. 8, 2008: Searching for the Stars

The Examiner, Jan. 31, 2008: MCCC Turns Up Heat With Culinary Workshops

Pennington Post, Jan. 24, 2008: MCCC Plans Gala Dance

Click here for the MLink Calendar of Events.

Coming Soon to Kelsey Theatre

Feb. 15-24: My Favorite Year

Feb. 23: Max and Ruby

Feb. 29 - March 9: Thoroughly Modern Millie

March 8: Stone Soup

The January eNews@MCCC
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Sports Update
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