of February 12, 2010
Set for Proposed Tuition and Fee Increases
Monday, Feb. 15, noon to 1 p.m. in CM110
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at JKC Room 229
Thursday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m. in AD107
Mel Leipzig to Examine the Works of Matisse Feb. 23
Mel Leipzig will explore the vast contributions of Henri Matisse in his
slide lecture, "The Paintings of Henri Matisse," on Tuesday,
Feb. 23 at 12 noon. The slide lecture takes place in CM 109. More
The Hope for Haiti Quixote Quest (for Feb. 12) has been canceled.
Black History Month Valentine's Day Dance, 6 to 11 p.m., Conference Center.
Tickets $10, available at the Bursar's Office in the Student Center, or
call ext. 3404. Flyer
Mary Inzana, C.E.O. and founder of LifeTies, Inc., speaks as part of the
Distinguished Lecture Series. More
Kerney Campus is hosting a Black Film Festival through Feb. 24. All screenings
will be at 5 pm. "Sankofa" is on Feb. 17; "Black August"
on Feb. 24. For more information call ext. 3404.
Black History Month: Carmen, noon to 1 p.m., Kelsey Theatre. Free
with ticket available at the Bursar's Office in the Student Center, or
call ext. 3404.
MCCC's Scholarship Dinner
Dance, Hyatt Regency, Princeton. More
Farm Insurance Grant Enables MCCC Students to Help High Schoolers
The State Farm® Youth Advisory Board has granted $38,000 to MCCC for
a service-learning project called Discovering Options that will help Trenton
Central High School students prepare for college.
Forty-five MCCC students who are part of a college service-learning program
called LEADS (Leadership, Engagement, Academics, Determination and Service-Learning)
will be working directly with the high schoolers each week, focusing on
college selection, college tours, financial aid literacy, SAT preparation,
and life skills. The project begins this month and is slated to continue
through June of 2015. More
Breaks 500 Fan Mark on Facebook
The college's Facebook page now has 514 "Fans." We are now posting
MCCC photos on Facebook, which you can see whether you have your own Facebook
page or not. Click
and Originality Infuse Student Performance with Battery Dance Co.
Dance student Hanna Bruskin admits she has never felt so tired or sore.
"But it was worth it," she said of an intensive, three-day dance
workshop that ran from Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at MCCC. Her satisfaction was echoed
by the 16 other students from the MCCC Dance program and the Mercer County
Performing Arts High School (PAHS) who participated in "Dancing to
Connect" with professional artists from Battery Dance Company (BDC),
based in Lower Manhattan. More
here with photos.
Alumni Success Stories: Michael Gronsky and Gina Holmes
In the eighth grade Michael Gronsky '83, identified architecture as his
career goal. Today hs is a project architect for Fitzgerald Architecture
Studio in High Bridge, N.J. After MCCC he continued at Penn State for
a bachelor's degree in Architecture in 1986. Story
Gina Holmes '97 works as a dialysis nurse in southern Virginia. The wife
and mother of five will soon publish a novel. While she loves nursing,
Holmes says, "My passion is words." Holmes says her motivation
to achieve first surfaced at Mercer as a response to mentoring by Mercer's
faculty and staff. Story
and SGA Making 400 Bagged Lunches for TASK
Mercer's Phi Theta Kappa honor society is partnering with the Student
Government Association and the Crosswicks Meetinghouse to make 400 bagged
lunches for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK). The groups will be preparing
the lunches on Monday, Feb. 15 in SC111 at noon. For further information
Freedom Collecting Old Cell Phones For Soldiers
Project Freedom wants to give free cell phones to all armed forces
returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan. If anyone has a used cell
phone to donate, Project Freedom has collection boxes at their various
locations for dropoff: Robbinsville at 223 Hutchinson Road, Hamilton at
715 Kuser Road, Lawrence at 1 Freedom Blvd., and Trenton at 547 Greenwood
Ave. For more information call 609-448-2998.
Nottingham High School has rescheduled its Holocaust event for March 12
at 10:30 a.m. Elizabeth Bettina, author of "It Happened in Italy,"
will be the guest speaker along with several Holocaust survivors saved
by the Italians in Italy during World War II.
in the News Online
Coach Inverso Steps Down
Leaves Great Legacy
Resigns as Mercer Coach
to Host Scholarship Dinner Dance April 24
Offers Later Starting Credit Classes This Semester
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
12- 21: "Pygmalion" (featuring MCCC's own Kitty Getlik)
20: "Little Mermaid"
26 - Mar. 7: "Fiddler on the Roof"
Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the
list of job openings on campus.
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