E-Bulletin of February 4, 2010


Upcoming Events News Updates/Reminders

Upcoming Events

President Donohue to be Honored by Trenton YWCA and Girl Scouts
Tickets are now available for the YWCA of Trenton's Annual Gala "In Celebration of Women." This year President Patricia Donohue will be one of three honorees. It takes place at the Hamilton Manor, 30 Route 156, Hamilton, NJ on Thursday, March 11, at 5:30 p.m. For ticket information call 609-396-8291, ext. 401, or email ywcagala@ywcatrenton.org.

Dr. Donohue will also be honored by the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey at the "Women of Distinction" awards event on Sunday, March 14 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township. For ticket information ($75), call Carol Miller at 1-800-582-7692, ext. 161.

Music for Bagpipes and Organ
Professor Edith Silver will perform at "Music for Bagpipes & Organ" on Sunday, March 21, 3 p.m. at the Pennington Presbyterian Church, 13 South Main Street. The event features arrangements of Irish and Scottish music for two bagpipes, drum and pipe organ, with soloists and audience sing-a-long. A free-will offering benefits ChildFund International. For more information call (609) 208-9991 or 466-1511. Flyer here.

Kelsey Theatre to Cruise Aug. 15
This year's Kelsey Theatre cruise is set to sail! According to Kitty Getlik, "This will be our 7th annual cruise and we will be sailing on Aug. 15, 2010 on Celebrity Cruise's Summit for a 7-night cruise to New England and Canada, round-trip from Cape Liberty, N.J. This year's cruise promises to be very exciting with many extras included. Bring your family and friends! What a great time for a reunion!" A portion of the proceeds benefits Kelsey Theatre.

Prices begin at $899 per person. For further information call Colleen Robinson at Cruise One at (800) 941-2469 or (609) 371-3494, or visit www.CruiseOne.com/crobinson.

Coming Event Reminders

Feb 9: Club Day, 12 to 1 p.m. in the Student Center, with games and prizes.

Feb. 10, 17 and 24, 5 p.m. Film Festival at the James Kerney Campus sponsored by the African-Centered Film Festival. Free.

Feb. 13: 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 here.

Feb. 16: Black History Month's 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.

Feb. 17: Mary Inzana, C.E.O. and founder of LifeTies, Inc., speaks as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series. More here.

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Honorees Announced for the 2010 Scholarship Dinner Dance
Four awards will be presented by the MCCC Foundation Board at the Scholarship Dinner Dance, "Puttin on the Ritz," set for April 24 at the Hyatt Regency, Princeton. All proceeds go directly to scholarships for deserving students.

Receiving the "Distinguished Benefactor Award" will be William and Judy Scheide of Princeton. The "Distinguished Corporate Partner Award" will go to Dow Jones & Company, and the "Spirit of Education Awards" will go to Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes and J. Lynne Cannon, CEO of Princeton Management Development Institute, Inc., and a member of the MCCC Foundation Board. More here with link to online forms.

Erin Cahill to Coach New Women's Cross Country Team
Erin Cahill, an administrative specialist in the Athletics Department since January 2009, has been named head coach for women's cross country, a new MCCC team. Cahill earned her master's degree in Physical Education from The College of New Jersey in 2006 and her bachelor's degree in History from TCNJ in 2004. While at TCNJ she ran varsity cross country and indoor and outdoor track. More here.

Black History Month Begins With Three Major Events at MCCC
Three dynamic events kicked off Black History Month at Mercer, incuding a special event at the James Kerney Campus, an intergenerational conversation, and the "African Dance & Drum Ensemble. Photos and more here.

WWC Café Menus
Hungry? Find out what's cookin' at the MCCC Café at WWC.
This week's menu, Feb 1-5........... Next week's menu, Feb. 8-12.

The College Keys Compact Video With Dr. Beverly Richardson
Retired VP Beverly Richardson is part of this video made for the College Board. It will be shown at all six regional College Board Forums across the country. View it here.

Staff Learns About Fitness Center
Fitness Center Director Mike DeAngelis demonstrated the Fitness Center equipment for MCCC staff members interested in boosting their exercise program as part of the "Strive for Five" Fitness Challenge. Photo here on MCCC's Facebook page.

Mercer in the News Online

The Times (nj.com):
College Goal Sunday Tackles Financial Aid

MCCC Soccer Standouts to Sign D-1 Scholarships

Princeton Packet:
MCCC to Offer Classes for Small Business Owners

Princeton online:
MCCC Nursing Program Recognizes 33 Graduates

Pennington Post:
Kelsey to Present "Dancing to Connect" Feb. 2

What's Coming to Kelsey Theatre

Feb. 12- 21: "Pygmalion" (featuring MCCC's own Kitty Getlik)

Feb. 20: "Little Mermaid"

Feb. 26 - Mar. 7: "Fiddler on the Roof"

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

Sports Update
Get an update on the progress of our sports teams here.


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