E-Bulletin of October 6, 2009

Upcoming Events

News Updates/Reminders Upcoming Events

"Survivors of Public Speaking" Festival Oct. 21
Kathi Paluscio says, "For anyone who has ever felt nervous about public speaking, meet 15 students who have lived to tell the tale on Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the MCCC Quad, noon to 1 p.m. Free admission, door prizes, music and treats.

"MCCC students of all majors who once felt the ripple of public speaking anxiety can now give a series of one-minute, powerful and inspirational speeches, mixed with humor, joy, passion and tears! But that is not all. Meet the Do/Don't Angels, the "Cure" for Nervousness, the Vocal Variety Champions, and much more!

"Attend for five minutes, ten minutes, or stay as long as you like and support the students who found their voice in the MCCC Public Speaking courses. Bring your lunch, a scarf and a friend! And be prepared to smile! This is one of those events that will make you feel good about what we do at MCCC!" This event is hosted by the Communication Division and the Student Activities Offices/SGA/SAB.

Artist to Speak as Part of Distinguished Lecture Series Oct. 13
Norwegian-born artist Hanneline Røgeberg will present a talk entitled "Categorical Impatience: The Work of Hanneline Røgeberg" on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The slide show lecture focuses on the possibilities and limitations of figuration in her work. It takes place in the Communications Building, Room 109 at 12 noon. More here.

Spread the Word! MCCC's Open House and Report to the Community Nov. 12
Please help us spread the word to high schoolers, parents, teachers, neighbors, friends of the college, your contacts, etc. All are invited to our Open House and Annual Report to the Community on Thursday, Nov. 12. Details and online sign-up are available from the MCCC home page.

Please 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.

Coming Event Reminders

At The Gallery Through Oct. 8: Mercer County Photography 2009

Information Session for High Schoolers/Parents Oct. 14

Current News

Full College Calendar


New Winter Session Announced
For those seeking to complete a college class in six weeks online or in three weeks on campus this winter, MCCC is adding two accelerated sessions during its traditional mid-winter break. The Winter Session will include nearly 30 courses from across the college curriculum.

The online session, offered through The Virtual College, starts Dec. 21 and runs through Feb 1. The three-week, on-campus session begins Jan. 4 and continues through Jan. 22. Classes will be offered at both campuses and will meet three to four days per week, both day and evening. Registration begins Oct. 26. Details here.

Kitty Getlik Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
In her 31 years at Kelsey Theatre, Kitty Getlik has performed just about every job one can possibly carry out at a theater. From actor to stage manager, from directing to lighting -- even to selling tickets -- she has done it all with the passion of a true theater lover.

Recently her commitment was rewarded by the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT) with its Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the coveted Perry Awards the association hands out annually. Getlik had no clue she was a candidate for the award and was taken completely by surprise when her name was announced at the ceremonies, which were held Sept. 20 at the Doubletree Hotel in Somerset with 730 in attendance. Full story here, written by volunteer Kevin Greczek.

ITS Launches Newsletter Series with "E-mail Hoaxes and Urban Legends"
Information and Technology Services is launching a monthly newsletter article that will provide the community with updates and information relating to technology. A new link on the IT MLink page entitled "Tech Notes" will include a monthly article. The first article, now available, is "Email Hoaxes and Urban Legends," written by Jeff Firestone. Read it here.

Wednesday Yoga Classes Moving to Gymnasium
There's room for everyone now! Helen Tanzini's popular lunchtime yoga classes, being offered Wednesdays through the end of October, are moving to the PE Building gymnasium. Open to students, faculty, staff and Fitness Center members, the classes provide a mix of traditional yoga poses, stretching and relaxation. The class starts promptly at noon and runs unitl 12:55. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat.

Donate Clothing for Adults Entering Workforce
Mercer's African-American Student Organization is asking for donations of almost new, wearable business attire to be donated to the Community Work Education Program (CWEP.) This organization helps adults enter the workforce. Participants are required to do community service work and attend school to receive their benefits.

Deliver clothing during October to the Bursar's office or the Student Activities Office. For more information contact Lucia Brown-Joseph at ext. 3404.

Mercer in the News Online

The Times:
Trenton has a visitor from the East

"Thanks for Giving" Production Pays Tribute to MCCC Theatre Professor, Playwright

Carol Burnett Story Taking Center Stage at Kelsey

Hamilton Space
Ultimate Burger Contest Planned for Mercer County

Jazz Fest Aims to Sustain Genre's Regional Prominence

What's Coming to Kelsey Theatre

Oct. 2-11: Carol Burnett's "Hollywood Arms"

Oct. 17: The Three Pigs

Oct. 16-25: Bus Stop

Current Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the list of job openings on campus.

Sports Update
Get an update on the progress of our sports teams here.


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