E-Bulletin of February 26,
While offices are undergoing renovation on the second floor of the Student
Center, the Registration, Advisement, Enrollment Service and Financial
Aid offices have moved into the area previously occupied by the college
bookstore. These are temporary quarters for approximately six months.
The moving process was described by several staff members as surprisingly
smooth. While privacy is minimal, the area is large enough to accommodate
all quite comfortably. Photos here.
PASS program has moved to the FA Building. For an updated list of office
moves, click here.
Nursing Career and Transfer
Fair March 3
Career and Transfer Services is sponsoring a Nursing Career and Transfer
Fair on March 3, from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Student Center cafeteria. Representatives
will be present from St. Francis Medical Center, St. Lawrence Rehab Center,
Capital Health Systems, Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Raritan Bay Medical
Center, Medical Center at Princeton, We Care Health Services, La Salle
University, The College of New Jersey, Thomas Edison State College, Felician
College and more.
Offers Cutting Edge Drug Safety Course
The Center for
Training and Development will offer "Introduction to Pharmacovigilance"
beginning Wednesday, March 11. Taught
by Lourdes M. Frau, M.D., the course will provide an introduction and
solid foundation in the key components of clinical and drug safety surveillance.
Summit Coming to MCCC March 12
Mercer's Conference Center will host the Fourth Annual Mercer County Economic
Summit, presented by the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, County
Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Office of Economic Development
& Sustainability. It takes place Thursday, March 12, from 2 to 6 p.m.
Lecture Series Upcoming
Cartoonist Presents "Image of America" March 10
Joe Szabo, an internationally recognized political cartoonist,
will present "Image of America" at MCCC on Tuesday, March 10
at 12 noon. More here.
Cafe Friday, Feb. 27
Bar-One Productions will perform at the JKC Center City Cafe on Friday,
Feb. 27, from 7 to 10 p.m. Food and drinks will be available. Click here
for the flyer.
Dr. Teena Cahill to Lecture at Breakfast Seminar
March 20: "Equipping Women for Growth in the Workplace"
Slam March 27 at JKC
A Poetry Slam at the James Kerney Campus is set for March 27 from 7 to
10 p.m., with open mic for students/faculty/staff in the Center City Cafe.
Contact Margarita Leahy at ext. 3182.
Inducted into Education Honor Society
Eight top education
students were inducted into the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society
in Education on Feb. 19.
Elizabeth DeGiorgio, MCCC assistant professor of education and psychology,
who advises the group, sought the charter to establish MCCC's Alpha Gamma
Chapter in 2006. Presenting an inspiring address to the students was Ana
Berdecia, a 1988 MCCC graduate, now at Thomas Edison State College. More
here with photo.
You Want to Commute to Mercer via Train?
The Sustainability Task Force is conducting a survey of faculty/staff/students
to see who's interested in commuting to the West Windsor Campus via train,
assuming the availability of shuttle service between Trenton/Hamilton
stations and WWC.
Print out and complete the survey here,
and mail it to Michelle Barfoot in ET123, or just include the required
information in an e-mail to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The committee can only consider submissions that include names and contact
New Alumni Success Stories Online
The Public Information Office has added six new alumni success stories
to the "Alumni & Friends" website.
Harmon Is Advocate for Trenton's African American Business Community
--1981 - A.S., Business Administration
Alumna Jocelyn Tyree Has a New Mission
2001 - A.A., Liberal Arts, Education
Patrick Auletto Returns to MCCC as Adjunct Instructor
2002 - A.A.S., Advertising Design, Illustration
Sparks Interest in Politics for Rush Holt Aide Matthew Hall
2002 - Liberal Arts
Love Community College" Says Theatre Alum Keenan Westcott
2008 - Theatre
the Alumni Success Stories website. If you are in touch with a Mercer
graduate with a great story to share, please e-mail email@example.com.
Role of the Church from Slavery to Today
Rev. Michele Bazin, senior pastor of New Horizon Baptist in Groveville,
N.J. implored MCCC students to become a vital part of their churches and
other places of worship in her spirited presentation, The Role of
the Church from Slavery to Today, one of a series of Black History
Month events coordinated by the African American Student Organization.
Referring to the historical origins of the black church and its relevance
both past and present, Rev. Bazin stressed the need of the church to clearly
define its relevancy for todays youth. The church needs your
ideas, enthusiasm and energy, she said. We need to make the
church more relevant to you, to be able to communicate with you. We need
to start anew. I encourage you to live your dream and do all that you
can do. Have fun but have a purpose.
Bonnie Watson Coleman Speaks at MCCC
a visit arranged by MCCC's Association for Women in Community Colleges,
and supported by other college groups, Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman
spoke to interested staff and faculty members on Feb. 20.
wife of MCCC Board President William E. Coleman Jr., Bonnie Watson Coleman
is the Majority Leader of the New Jersey General Assembly. Photos here.
Fagan Presents Talk for Princeton Photography Club
With themes that
echoed last season's Dangerous Women Two exhibit at the MCCC Gallery,
Curator Tricia Fagan presented an hour-long slide lecture for approximately
50 members and guests of the Princeton Photography Club at the D&R
Greenway on Feb. 11. Her focus was three women photographers -- Gertrude
Kasebier, Berenice Abbott and Margaret Bourke-White -- who are recognized
not only as pioneering women photographers of the 20th century, but are
also generally considered to be among the best in the field. "Kasebier
was a pioneer in the early stages of pictorial photography. The 50-year
span up to Bourke-White, which includes Abbott, is the trajectory during
which photography evolved from pictorial to photodocumentary," Fagan
said. All three photographers were active in this region, with both Kasebier
and Bourke-White residing in New Jersey. Photo here.
in the News Online
Windsor Plainsboro News:
"Suburban Mom" tells of her return to the classroom.
"Mercer College's Camp College"
2-25-09 "MCCC Preps for Campus Camps"
Coming to Kelsey
20-March 1: Sunshine Boys
28: Striking Viking Story Pirates
6 - 15: The Wiz
21: Little Red Riding Hood
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