E-Bulletin of December 19, 2007

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TV Student Telethon for Mercer Street Friends
Mercer's Television program hosted a telethon on Dec. 14 for Mercer Street Friends, a local Trenton charitable organization. Students, faculty and staff members produced a five hour live broacdast, which included videos made by students for the organization as part of their class assignment. Students staffed a phone bank and took incoming pledges from viewers. Click here for photos.

Click here to see student videos.

Students Design Landscaping for Drumthwacket
Ornamental Horticulture students in a "Landscaping and Planning" class have completed landscape designs for New Jersey's governor's mansion, Drumthwacket. Taught by program coordinator Amy Iseneker, the class formed three groups that completed designs for three areas of the grounds. They presented the designs to officials at Drumthwacket recently. Photos here.

MCCC Receives Matching Grant
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation of Princeton has awarded a $50,000 challenge grant to MCCC's Foundation for programs in the health professions, including Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiography and Laboratory Technology. The college's challenge is to match the grant through donations from interested individuals and organizations. For more information call Director of College Advancement Kay Eaton at ext. 3250.

Sophomore Named All-American
Victor Hernandez, a sophomore on the men's soccer team, has been named an All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. A native of Port Chester, New York, Hernandez has played two seasons with the MCCC Vikings, which advanced to the national tournament both years. More here.

International Student Organization Hosts "Festival of Lights"
Mercer's International Student Organization, with the cooperation of the Student Activities office and many MCCC clubs and organizations, sponsored the "Festival of Lights" Dec. 11 in the Student Center. The "Capture a Smile" theme was creatively carried out using abundant photographs of Mercer students -- pinned to candle holders on the tables, displayed across the back wall of the partition, and projected on a large screen. The club advisors are Robert Delgado and Amy Immordino. A luncheon that included a selection of international food was provided by the MCCC Hospitality Club. Photos here.

Current Position Openings From Human Resources
The current position openings list has been updated on MLink here. Below are positions added to the announcement this week:

  • Dean, Science & Health Professions [Full-time] - Job Code: JR – 121607.
  • Technical Assistant (Administrative Specialist), ABE/GED Programs [Part-time] – Job Code: MH – 121607
  • Education Specialist (Teaching), ABE/GED Programs [Part-time] - Job Code: MHes – 121607
  • Administrative Assistant, Financial Aid [Part-time] Repost – Job Code: RP – 042207.
  • Administrative Specialist, Science & Health Professions [Part-time] – Job Code: LM – 110407 and LM – 111107.
  • Junior/Senior Counselors, Athletics [Part-time] – Job Code: RZ – 121407.

Mercer in the News Online

The Times 12-18-07: "Just a Few" (noncredit culinary classes)

The TImes 12-14-07: "College TV Station Airs Mercer Cares"

The Times 12-14-07: MCCC's Hernandez an All-American

Click here for the MLink Calendar of Events.

Coming Soon to Kelsey Theatre

Dec. 21-22 -- The Nutcracker

Jan 11-13 -- Sideways Stories at Wayside School

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Sports Update
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