E-Bulletin of November 25,
Theatre Students to Present "Peer Gynt Remixed and Remade" Dec.
In their second drama of the fall semester, MCCC Theatre students
present a thoroughly modern version of a Henrik Ibsen classic. This
collaborative effort is set in a disco and features both actors and dancers
who will perform in varying styles.
"Peer Gynt in Process: Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt Remixed and Remade"
will be performed Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5 at 8 p.m., and Sunday,
Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Studio Theatre on Mercer's West Windsor campus,
next to Kelsey Theatre. More here.
Chorus and Jazz Students to Perform Dec. 15 and 16
The MCCC Chorus, directed by Pamela Sharples, will present "An Evening
of Musical Cheer" on Tues., Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The Jazz Band, directed
by Professor James Kelly, will perform its Winter Concert on Wed., Dec.
16 at 8 p.m. Both performances take place at Kelsey Theatre. Admission
is free and open to the public. More here.
is Newly Minted Exhibit
Visitors are invited to reconnect - or connect for the first time -- with
contemporary art at The Gallery. In the second installation of artwork
by 16 arists entitled "Reconnect," the artists have re-hung
the first exhibition in order to create new formal and conceptual connections
between the works. Special programming for this second exhibition includes
a Gallery Talk on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. and a concert by the multi-instrumental
improv duo, "Stop Correcting Me," featuring Wilbo Wright and
Erica Haltmeier, on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The exhibit and all
events are free and open to the public and take place at The Gallery on
the second floor of the college's Communications Building. More here.
8 : African-American Student Organization Kwanzaa Event, 12 noon, WWC
Cafeteria, $5.00 a plate, with proceeds used for a scholarship fund. Flyer
Staff and Volunteers Earn Top Marks As NJCAA Hosts
the best news would have been another national title for our very own
Vikings men's soccer team, another story unfolded during the National
Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Soccer Championship,
hosted by the college Nov. 18-22. Approximately 300 players and supporters
from eight teams from across the nation traveled to Mercer County. They
stayed at two local hotels and ate at local restaurants.
joined in the effort in all kinds of ways, according to Athletic Trainer
Lisa Camillone. "Everyone put on their Sunday best," she said.
"Facilities and security staff couldn't have been more supportive.
They were everywhere, excellent, and friendly." Camillone reports
that staff from around the college volunteered their time to man the ticket
and t-shirt booths.
included Liz Bondurant, Kristin Callahan, Bruce Chorba, Eileen Curristine,
Martha Czop, Hector Dimas, Tim Fitzpatrick, Jackie Franz, Michael Glass,
Raquel Hernandez, Amy Immordino, Laurene Jones, Al Leister, Peggy Livingston
and Nancy Sobala. Jim Franklin and Peter Horne served as hosts for visiting
teams, along with five other community members, who advised visitors on
navigating the region.
also played an important role.
Junior College Comes up Roses at NJCAA Soccer Final
Head Coach Steve Clements, of Tyler Junior College, doled out
the compliments to MCCC for the way it hosted the 2009 National Junior
College Athletic Association Division I Men's Soccer Championship. "The
folks at Mercer, you can't say enough for them in appreciation for hosting
the event. They did an outstanding job without question," said the
coach of the Texas squad out of the city known as the "Rose Capital
provided the national stage, it was Tyler's undefeated national champions
that put on the show at MCCC Stadium. The Apaches won the NJCAA title
for the first time to cap the highly successful tournament. More here.
Students Raise $600; Visit Charter School
On Nov. 12 students from the International Student Organization delivered
72 bags of food to a WomanSpace shelter, purchased with funds raised through
three events this semester -- the Costume Dinner Dance, The ISO Bowling
Fundraiser Night, and the ISO Bake Sale. The group raised over $600 to
purchase the items from the WomenSpace Wish List. Photos here.
Students also visited Pace Charter School in Hamilton on Nov. 18, where
they read poems from their countries to students in two third-grade classes.
"The children really enjoyed themselves," said Amy Immordino.
"They had so many questions to ask our students." Photo here.
Students Host Multi- Cultural Festival
On Nov. 17 Mercer's international students participated in a Multi-Cultural
Festival, showcasing their talents, music, culture, and backgrounds. This
fall Mercer enrolled 59 new F-1 students, bringing the total number to
203. The top five countries represented are South Korea, Poland, India,
China and Brazil. The most popular programs chosen by international students
are Business Administration, Liberal Arts, Hotel Restaurant and Institution
Management, Education and Biology. Photos here.
American Student Org. Assists CWEP Clients
Nov. 19 Mercer's African American Student Organization collected and delivered
clothing donated by the MCCC community to clients served by the Community
Work Experience Program (CWEP). Mercer's Adult Education Department works
with CWEP clients, referred by the Mercer County One Stop Career Center,
to help them enhance their work readiness skills.
According to club advisor Lucia Brown-Joseph, the drive was a huge success.
"The clients were thrilled at the quality and the quantity of items
donated. The AASO would like to thank everyone who helped to make this
venture a success. Please feel free to continue donating clothing since
we are constantly getting new clients." Clothing may be delivered
to Lucia Brown-Joseph in the Bursar's office at WWC. Photos here.
in the News Online
County is Soccer Heaven
Curiosity About Food Grows into Career
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
27-Dec. 6: A Christmas Story
11-13: Twas the Night Before Christmas
18-20: The Nutcracker (See Packet
Position Openings at MCCC
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