E-Bulletin of October 22,
Honoring Three at Nov. 12 Report to the Community
All are invited to this annual special event hosted by the MCCC Board
of Trustees on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Conference Center. The college
will honor three at the event:
Partner Award: PSE&G
in Learning Award: American Chemical Society, Trenton Section
Leader Award: Lester Venella, Jr. , President of Saul Funeral Homes
help us spread the word! The event is designed for prospective students,
parents, alumni, teachers, guidance counselors, and friends of MCCC. Postcard
invitations are now available at Lynn Holl's office, AD 112 for pick up.
Please give them to your contacts at high schools, churches, organizations,
don't forget to sign up as well. We need a count of all who will be there,
including those who will represent the college. Press release
here. Signup page here.
Hosting Science Open House Today
The James Kerney Campus is hosting a Science Career Open House today from
12 to 6 p.m. to encourage JKC and Trenton area students to enter careers
in science. The event was made possible through a grant from the Delaware
Valley Innovation Network, which promotes a skilled and talented life
science workforce in the Delaware Valley region.
You Share Your Thanksgiving with International Students?
From Savita Bambhrolia: This Thanksgiving the International Student Services
Office is looking for volunteers to invite and share their holiday traditions
with international students who are far away from their own families.
Thanksgiving is truly an American holiday. This year enjoy the enriching
and rewarding experience of becoming a host family to one or more international
students. Many of these students have never experienced this celebration
and will welcome the opportunity to get together with your family and
share the holiday meal.
If you wish to participate in this program, please complete the form linked
copy and e-mail it to email@example.com.
We will match the students with the families. If you have any questions,
please call x 3438 or x 3531. Thank you for participating in this program.
Center Film Series Nov. 12 "Weapons of the Spirit"
Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center will show the film, "Weapons
of the Spirit," on Thurs., Nov. 12 at 12 noon in CM109. This is a
documentary by Pierre Sauvage about a small Protestant village in Vichy
France during WWII whose villagers saved 5,000 Jews from the Holocaust.
A panel discussion will follow, led by Prof. Emeritus Saul Goldwasser
and Prof. Emeritus Marvin Goldstein.
Practices Conference Call for Proposals
The Best Practices Conference of the NJCCC is scheduled for April 23 at
Brookdale Community College. The deadline for receipt of proposals is
Friday, November 27, 2009. The registration form is available www.njccc.org.
Please contact Marsha Stoltman at 609-588-8703 or firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions.
17-Nov. 12: "Connect"
with Art at MCCC Gallery
Documentary About Liberian Women's Peace Movement, noon at Kelsey Theatre.
23: Celebrated Chef Su-Mei Yu To Speak
in CM 108, 3:15 to 5 p.m.
Oct. 29: Blood drive at the Blood Mobile of the Community Blood Council,
parked in Circle 6, by the Student Center & FA Building, 9 a.m.4
p.m. Bring a Photo I.D.
4: Lecture by Rider Prof: "On Life Support: The New Jersey Labor
Movement in the 21st Century," 12 noon in CM 107.
13: Staff/Faculty in Football Classic, 4:30 p.m. Email Francis
20: MCCC participates as Food Network Chef Ellie Krieger Presents "So
Easy," 7 p.m., RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness
Athletes Win at Golf Classic
Mercer's student athletes came up the big winners at the MCCC Golf Classic
on Oct. 6 at Mercer Oaks Golf Course. Seventy-eight golfers and additional
corporate and individual donors helped to raise approximately $10,000,
which will be donated to the Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund.
Blasenstein Achieves "Master Instructor" Designation
The Master Instructor Board of Review has announced that Professor Joseph
Blasenstein, coordinator of Mercer's Aviation program, has achieved a
Master Certified Flight Instructor renewal by Master Instructors LLC,
the international accrediting authority for the Master Instructor designation
as well as the FAA-approved "Master Instructor Continuing Education
Program." He has held this professional accreditation continuously
He is one
of only 11 New Jersey aviation educators to have earned this prestigious
title. In the words of former FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, "The
Master Instructor accreditation singles out the best that the right seat
has to offer." More here.
John Maurer Takes Kelsey Productions to New Heights
A 1982 graduate of MCCC's Radio/Television program, John Maurer is now
the artistic director of Maurer Productions OnStage. He has been responsible
for presenting numerous shows at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre since 2004. Read
his story here,
by volunteer Kevin Greczek.
Teams Ready for Region 19 Postseason
The most exciting time of the season has arrived for MCCC's three fall
sports teams. Each is hopeful about winning a championship in the upcoming
Region 19 tournaments. The Vikings are the defending regional champions
in men's soccer and women's soccer. The women's tennis team finished second
in its Region 19 Championships last season and went on to play at the
National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Championships.
Burchell, Long-Time Telephone Operator, to Retire
Ruth Burchell will be retiring at the end of the month. At age 89, Ruth
has been an inspiration to all who know her at MCCC. A gathering with
cake and coffee in her honor will take place Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 10
a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room.
If you would like to contribute toward a gift, call Judy Tomasetti by
Oct. 26, ext. 3264, or stop by the operator's desk in the Welcome Center.
She has a card for you to sign.
TV Show Named "Show of the Week"
Joan Goldstein's TV30 Princeton opening show, "Back
Story with Joan Goldstein" which features an interview with
Barry Rabner, CEO of the Princeton Health Care System, was chosen "Show
of the Week" by the station and can now be viewed at www.princetontv.org.
It can also be seen on MCTV/26 throughout Mercer County.
in the News Online
to Host Open House and Report to the Community Nov. 12
up or Get Ahead During New Winter Session at MCCC
Lectures at MCCC Focus on NJ History
Announces Four New Degree Options
Programs and Bachelor's Degrees on Campus Among New Options
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
16-25: Bus Stop
30-Nov. 8: Equus
13-22: The Producers
Position Openings at MCCC
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