E-Bulletin of October 30, 2007
New recycling buckets for paper, cans and
bottles will soon be placed throughout the campus, and all are asked to
pitch in. A
"Sustainability Committee" is now planning environmental awareness
activities, so stay tuned.
House for New Science Labs
The Division of Science & Health Professions has invited the college
community to visit their newly renovated labs on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from
12 noon to 1 p.m., in MS 236 and MS 317. Light refreshments will be served.
State Warden Encourages Group Effort
As part of MCCC's Distinguished Lecture Series, the Criminal Justice program
hosted a lecture by former state prison warden Gary J. Hilton before a
packed auditorium on Oct. 25. Drawing on his 33 years in the New Jersey
Department of Corrections, Hilton spoke passionately about prisoner re-entry
into the community, stressing the need for more state agencies, employers,
community groups and faith-based organizations to come together to help
released prisoners successfully reintegrate into the community. Photos
for an article in The Times about the lecture.
Charitable Campaign Kicks Off
Donors enjoyed treats as they filled out their pledge cards at a kickoff
for the Employees Charitable Campaign on Oct. 25. If you haven't made
your pledge yet, contact Michael Glass at ext. 3530. Photo
Article Published in OWHE Newsletter
Dr. Patricia Donohue describes her route to college leadership in an article
she wrote for the Office of Women in Higher Education, ACE Net Newsletter,
dated Fall 2007. Read it here.
Students to Read Poems
With the cooperation of Gallery Director Trisha Fagan, Dr. Joan Goldstein
will present the DREAM Poets reading their original poems at the Mercer
Gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 9 a.m. The participants are part of the
DREAM program for students with cognitive disabilities. The poems were
inspired by their visit to the current exhibit on the Holocaust now at
the Gallery, and written as part of their course with Goldstein on student
success. Dr. Sue Onaitis and Arlene Stinson are providing support. Light
refreshments will be served.
Saretzky's Work Exhibited at Rider
The Rider University Art Gallery
will exhibit the work of long-time adjunct faculty member Gary Saretzky
in the exhibition, "Gary Saretzky: A Retrospective, 1972-2007,"
from Nov. 1 through Dec. 9. An opening reception will be held on Thursday,
Nov. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the gallery, located on the top floor of the
Bart Luedeke Center on the Lawrenceville campus. On Thursday, Nov. 8,
at 7 p.m. Saretzky will give a public talk about the exhibition. All events
are free and open to the public. Details
Goldstein Featured in Chinese
Joan Goldstein appears on the cover of The Sino American Times
of Oct. 12. The photo and article feature her course for the corporate-funded
Plainsboro Community Senior Citizens and Adult Immigrants entitled, "Life
in America for Immigrants: Understanding American Culture." The
course has been featured in several Chinese American newspapers.
John Simone to be Honored at Nov. 11 Dinner
The Trenton Select Committee will honor John Simone as its 2007 Man of
the Year. A
testimonial dinner will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Baldassari Regency
at Morris Avenue and Division Street in Trenton. There will be a cash
bar at 4:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 5:00. Tickets are $40. Contact
Ryan Zegarski at email@example.com for tickets.
in the News Online
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Oct. 31: Stanley Greenberg
to Present "Photographing The Physical World" Details
Thanked for Autism Walk
Facilities and Security offices were thanked for their work in enabling
"Autism Speaks," a nonprofit organization in Princeton, to conduct
its fundraising walk on campus Oct. 21. More than 2,500 walkers turned
out and raised $215,000. More
Soon to Kelsey Theatre/Studio Theatre
Beauty and the Beast at Kelsey
Nov. 9-18 -- "Seven
Sins" at the Studio Theatre (a student/faculty production)
16-25 -- "Follies"
17 -- "Mulan"
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Collecting for Thanksgiving Food for Veterans
Mercer County is asking residents to participate in their holiday food
drive for needy veterans to commemorate Veterans Day this November 11.
Mercer County Veteran Services will collect donations through Nov. 19,
and will purchase and distribute vouchers for food to veterans and their
families before Thanksgiving.
To donate, please
send checks made out to Mercer County Trust Fund and mail or hand deliver
to Mercer County Veteran Services, 2280 Hamilton Avenue, Hamilton, NJ
08619. For more information call (609) 989-6120.
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