E-Bulletin of November 12,
Hours for Thanksgiving Week
During the week of Thanksgiving, the campus will follow Thursday's schedule
on Tuesday, and Friday's schedule on Wednesday. More in right-hand column
here, including Library
and Testing Center schedules.
Club Pie Orders Due Soon
From Frank Benowitz: "It's that time again....HOSPITALITY CLUB PIE
You have enough to do this Thanksgiving, so please let our Hospitality
Club provide you with a quality pie -- APPLE, PUMPKIN, PECAN, OR SWEET
is $10 per pie. Supporting a cause never tasted so good! A portion of
the proceeds will be donated to our official charity "SHARE OUR STRENGTH."
Therefore, contact your family, friends and neighbors and please place
your order today."
Pick-up date will be Tuesday, 11/24/09 between 2 and 5 p.m. in ES111.
order, please e-mail Hospitality Club President Amanda Urick at AmandaUrick@gmail.com.
Computer Film Festival Nov. 17
MCCC's Student Siggraph Chapter is hosting the International Siggraph
Computer Film Festival, Tuesday, Nov.17, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in CM 110. Popcorn
will be provided. Come any time, and stay as long as you like. The event
is open to public. For more information, please contact: Michelle Barfoot
at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 3458.
Brown-Bag Lunch for Faculty in the BatCave
From The Bat Cave: Terms of Engagement: Understanding and Promoting Student
Engagement in Todays College Classroom with Elizabeth Barkley.
Are you looking for ways to better engage students in learning? If your
response is a resounding "YES!" then please join us for a brown-bag
lunch at the Virtual College in CM120 (Bat Cave) on Wed.,, Nov. 18, from
12 - 1 p.m.
was a keynote presentation at the Jossey-Bass Online Teaching and Learning
Conference, which was held online through the World Wide Web on 10/7/09
with participants from across the globe. We were highly impressed with
the presentation, and we've set it up so that it can be viewed once again.
If you are interested in joining us to view the "recorded" session
with follow-up discussion, please RSVP to the BAT CAVE at ext. 3551 or
e-mail us at email@example.com. If you
have specific questions, feel free to contact Denise Kreiger in the Virtual
College at ext. 3310.
Coming to The Gallery
In the second version of The Gallery's exhibit "Connect," a
rearranged "Reconnect" exhibit will open Nov. 24 and run through
Dec. 17. A Gallery Talk is set for Dec. 1 at 11 a.m., and a reception
will be held Dec. 5 from 2-4 p.m.
Education Week Events
MCCC will be celebrating International Education Week with the following
The Multi- Cultural Festival Explosion, Tues., Nov. 17, 12 - 1:15 p.m.,
International students will showcase their talents, music, culture, and
backgrounds. (Sponsored by the International Student Organization and
the International Student Services Office)
Poetry Reading at Pace Charter School, Wed., Nov. 18, 10 -11 a.m.
International students will visit third graders of the Pace Charter School
in Hamilton to read poems from their native countries. (Sponsored by the
International Student Organization and the International Student Services
Throughout the week the MCCC Campus Eatery will be featuring rice dishes
from a variety of cultures. (Sponsored by The MCCC Campus Eatery)
To learn more about International Education Week, please visit http://iew.state.gov
13: Staff/Faculty in Football Classic, 4:30 p.m. Email Francis
Leipzig to Examine Early Renaissance Painting Nov. 17
12-15 The Rimers of Eldritch (Student Production)
20: MCCC participates as Food Network Chef Ellie Krieger Presents "So
Easy," 7 p.m., RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness
Marketing Staff Takes 12 Awards
Marketing staff took twelve awards at the eastern regional conference
of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. The event
was held Nov. 2-3 in Atlantic City. MCCC won gold awards for the college's
marketing campaign, outdoor advertising, transit advertising, a press
kit and a special event. Two silver awards were for a brochure and a color
photograph, and five bronze awards included one for the college website.
Out Family and Friends to National Soccer Tournament Here Nov. 19-22
For soccer fans, next weekend will be a treat. The MCCC Athletics Department
has been hard at work preparing to greet eight teams from across the nation,
who will converge on the West Windsor campus to play some high level soccer.
One team will go home with the NJCAA 2009 national title. (The MCCC men's
team unfortunately ended its season in an earlier round.)
Teams include Barton County Community College, Essex County College (NJ),
Georgia Perimeter College, Iowa Central Community College, Louisburg College,
Schoolcraft College, Tyler Junior College and Yavapai College. The title
game will be played Nov. 22 at 2 p.m.
Newsletter from Information and Technology Services
When you are working in the Integrow system, you can do a lot more on
the web. Read this month's TechNotes Newsletter here,
featuring "Doing it on the web," by Ken Hunt.
and Benowitz Judge Ultimate Burger Contest
MCCC's culinary experts Doug Fee and Frank Benowitz were two of the judges
at the Mercer County Ultimate Burger contest recently at Mercer County
Park. Carolina BBQ in Hamilton took the prize for best burger in Mercer
County. More at Hamilton Space.com here.
Has a Newly Designed Web Page
many kudos to designer Tim Fitzpatrick, MCCC's Athletics Department web
page has a great new look and easier navigation. Tim notes that it's a
work in progress, but that we now have a framework for a new and improved
site. See it here.
Note the "Athlete of the Week" feature.
Season Preview: MCCC Women's Basketball
Six letter-winners are returning from last year's 20-10 squad, and the
team welcomes four newcomers to its starting lineup. The only returning
sophomore starter is 6-foot sophomore Samantha Foley. More here.
Season Preview: MCCC Men's Basketball
What men's basketball coach Howard Levy likes about this season's team
is its unselfish play. "I seem to find the better they run their
offense, the better they shoot the ball," the second-year head coach
says. More here.
The Sustainability Committee is sending this flyer on how to find a naturally
raised, certified organic turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. Click here.
in the News Online
and Misses (Soccer Tourney)
The Packet Group:
Cheese the Italian Way
to Open Concert Series (Israel Herman, conductor)
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
13-22: The Producers
21: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
27-Dec. 6: A Christmas Story
Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the
list of job openings on campus.
Get an update on the progress of our sports teams
Calendar of Events
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