E-Bulletin of November 19,
Event Dec. 8
The African-American Student Organization will host a Kwanzaa celebration
on Dec. 8 in the cafeteria at 12 noon. Foods from around the world will
be served for $5.00 a plate. The proceeds will be used for a scholarship
fund which is being set up by AASO members.
Dinner Dance Set for April 24
Save the date for the 2010 Scholarship Dinner
Dance, Saturday, April 24 at the Hyatt Regency, Princeton.
National Soccer Tournament
at MCCC Nov. 19-22
(See The Times story here)
The Gallery through Dec. 17. Gallery Talk Dec. 1 at 11 a.m.; Reception
Dec. 5, 2-4 p.m.
Week Schedule in right-hand column here.
Report to the Community Brings Out Learners of All Ages
Community Open House brought out approximately 300 guests. Many came to
learn about program opportunities for their college-bound children, and
adults came with plans for second careers. Others who attended were friends
and supporters of the college. The event also provided an opportunity
to celebrate student successes over the past year. More here.
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Glass Interviewed by CNN
CNN sought out MCCC's Michael Glass and student Ida Petkus of the Self
Employment Assistance (SEA) program for a news segment filmed last Friday
and Monday at MCCC and at Pekus' recently-opened nonprofit organization,
the Domestic Violence Center in Mount Holly.
segment is expected to be aired on Monday, Nov. 23, during the morning
news show from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., and at several other times throughout
the day. The show features Petkus' path to the SEA program and to her
business venture in light of current economic conditions. More on SEA
Students Inducted into International Honor Society
The 50,000-member Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) International Education Honor Society
added eight new future teachers from MCCC Oct. 29. Education Professor
Elizabeth DeGiorgio and MCCC chapter officers inducted these high-achieving
students during a special ceremony that described the privileges and obligations
of KDP membership. Invited speaker, Assistant Dean John Simone, shared
some of the wisdom he has gleaned during several decades as a teacher
The organization offers scholarships and networking opportunities, and
promotes excellence in the education profession. More here.
Canter Volunteers at Air Awards
As he has done for the past ten years, on Nov. 5 Mitch Canter worked at
the Air Awards, an awards ceremony/luncheon that honors the best talent
on the air in the Philadelphia market. All proceeds benefit the March
of Dimes. He provides the sound and video. Canter and an associate contribute
their time and sound equipment to this event.
Canter says: "I handle all the sound for the event. I manage all
the mics used and run all the sound cues; providing music for segments
of the program and playing all the winning entries on cue. It's always
a great event and this year was no exception. Considering the house is
packed with major-market radio professionals, a demanding audience when
it comes to sound, my associate and I take it as high praise when no one
complains about the sound...indeed, sometimes we even get compliments."
Kimberly Cincilla is Alumni Success Story
Kimberly Cincilla, a 1993 MCCC graduate who majored in biology, has had
her own practice in Kent, WA, outside of Seattle, for four years. "My
motto is 'I love my patients, but I want them all to go away!'" she
says, "meaning I want them to learn to manage their health on their
own for the long-term. I work with my patients to develop lifestyle changes
that are designed to prevent their need for chiropractic care in the future."
Read the story here.
Club Receives Kudos for Campus Outreach
Heightened concerns regarding the H1N1 virus prompted Mercer's Virtual
College and Information Technology offices to expand information outreach
by tapping the expertise of students who are member of the Computer Club.
training from faculty and staff, the student club members assisted the
campus community in using MercerMail, the college's integrated e-mail,
instant messaging and calendar system. In addition to helping out at various
campus kiosks, club members also served as library computer lab monitors.
Club advisors are Queen Okike and Jeff Weichert. Debbie Kell assisted
certificates of appreciation and gift cards to technology students Taras
Van Sise, Wilgens Pierre, Aurangzeb Khan and Jeffrey Pierre. Photo here.
Students Give Back
Members of the International Student Organization (ISO) sold baked goods
Nov. 10 in the Student Center to raise money for Womanspace, Inc., a nonprofit
agency which provides an array of services to women in crisis. They also
collected canned food for families for Thanksgiving.
Mercer's Go Green Club members collected used cell phones to support their
ongoing environmental sustainability initiatives.
Harmony Chorus Offers Gift Cards
If you are looking for gift cards for the coming holiday season, you can
order them for hundreds of retail stores through Judy Katz. All proceeds
benefit the Jersey Harmony Chorus, a nonprofit organization. For a full
list visit www.glscrip.com, then
call ext. 3324 to place an order.
Dixon Extends Event
A'Drienne Dixon, a fellow staff member at JKC, who is president &
CEO of Train Up a Child, invites all to a special gala event on Dec. 5
from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. The event is in support of Dixon's business, which
offers faith-based toys for children. It takes place at the Walt Whitman
Cultural Arts Center, 101 Cooper Street, Camden, on the Rutgers campus.
There is no cost to attend, but RSVP to 609-638-5936 by Nov. 30.
in the News Online
Key Element for 1963 Champs
JUCO Talent Coming to MCCC
About Learning at MCCC Open House
Stupienski signs to play for St. Peter's
Group Presents Seven Fish Dinner
Read the blog about
"ReConnect" at MCCC's Gallery
Theatre Presents The Nutcracker
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
13-22: The Producers
21: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
27-Dec. 6: A Christmas Story
11-13: Twas the Night Before Christmas
18-20: The Nutcracker
Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the
list of job openings on campus.
Get an update on the progress of our sports teams
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