E-Bulletin of December 3, 2009

Upcoming Events News Updates/Reminders

Upcoming Events

The Don Jones Open Mic Night/Poetry Slam Dec. 4
The James Kerney Campus Student Activities Board will host a poetry event with music, comedy and refreshments, in memory of Don Jones. It takes place Friday, Dec. 4 at the James Kerney Campus Center City Cafe, 7 to 10 p.m.

Celebrating The Life and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 18.
The African American Student Organization and the JKC Student Activities Board will host a celebration of the Life and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 18, 1 to 4 p.m. at the James Kerney Campus.

The event will feature Tommy Grice and Company, Pastor Michel Bazin, dance by The Vessels of Praise, story telling for children, and more. Admission is free. Bring canned or boxed food to be donated to charity. Flyer here.

Coming Event Reminders

Dec. 4-6: MCCC Theatre Students Present "Peer Gynt Remixed and Remade"
More here.

Dec. 8: African American Student Organization Kwanzaa Event, 12 noon, WWC Cafeteria, $5.00 a plate, with proceeds used for a scholarship fund. Flyer here.

Dec. 15 and 16: MCCC Chorus and Jazz Band to Perform. More here.

"Reconnect" at The Gallery through Dec. 17. Concert by the multi-instrumental improv duo, "Stop Correcting Me," Wed., Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. More here.

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TV Students Produce Video for Mercer Chamber
Mercer's Television production students recently presented their client project, a marketing video project for Liz Tindall, vice president of the Mercer County Chamber of Commerce. "Again….awesome job by the students; I am so impressed!" said Ms. Tindall." The students were also invited to the chamber's luncheon to present the video.

Steve Voorhees said, "The students worked very hard over the course of the semester developing and producing a video the Chamber can use to attract new members." For more on Mercer's TV program, visit the TV Club's website: http://www.mctv26.org

TV Program Hosts Alumni Panel
On Nov. 25 Mercer's TV program hosted an alumni panel event for television and film majors. According to Steve Voorhees, 12 MCCC alumni came back to speak to current students about the academic programs and transfer options at their four-year schools. This gave students the opportunity to learn about facilities, faculty and curriculum at TCNJ, Rutgers, Rider, Rowan, Montclair, East Carolina Univ. and the New England School of Communications. About 15 current students attended the event, and feedback was positive.

African American Student Organization Assists CWEP Clients
Corrected information: 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 to help them enhance their work readiness skills. These clients are referred by the Mercer County One Stop Career Center.
Photos here.

Mercer in the News Online

The Times:
MCCC Set for Verizon Center

A Sweet Victory for Mercer

Pennington Post
Completed MCCC
Construction Project Streamlines Services

Windsor Heights Herald
Sixth Grader is Happy to Put the Comedy in Christmas

What's Coming to Kelsey Theatre/Studio Theatre

Dec. 4-6: MCCC Theatre Students Present "Peer Bynt Remixed and Remade" at Studio Theatre

Nov. 27-Dec. 6: A Christmas Story

Dec. 11-13: Twas the Night Before Christmas

Dec. 18-20: The Nutcracker


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

Sports Update
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