E-Bulletin of Feb. 6, 2007
Donohue's First Day at MCCC
college community welcomed Dr. Patricia Donohue as our new president at
a breakfast reception on Feb. 1. Photos
for College" Open House Feb. 24
Help us spread the
word! MCCC's Enrollment Services and Financial Aid offices will host "Paying
for College" on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Student
Center. This is the first of a new series of open houses for the community.
Attendees will learn about the various types of financial aid, and student
ambassadors will offer campus tours.
DREAM Students Complete First Semester; Demonstrate
After their first full
semester at Mercer, the first DREAM program students have demonstrated
their commitment and abilities. All nine of the program's original students
have returned for the spring 2007 semester a 100% retention rate.
This innovative program is a grant-funded pilot project for students with
Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities. More
in the News Online
here to read recently published news articles online about MCCC, including
a Times story about President Donohue and two stories about our Nursing
Lecture Entertains and Enlightens
Acclaimed photographer and Columbia University professor, Thomas Roma,
presented an entertaining lecture with impressive slides of his work on
Feb. 1 as part of Mercer's Distinguished Lecture Series. MCCC photography
faculty member Michael Dalton recommended the lecture. He worked as Roma's
assistant on a set of photographs at Holmesburg Prison which resulted
in a book published in 2005, "In Prison Air, The Cells of Holmesburg
Lectures Coming Soon
Grad To Speak About Civil Strife in Africa Feb. 8
Conservationist Lectures on Wildlife Feb. 15
Student Wins Merit Award
Caryl Ott was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the New Jersey Nursery
and Landscape Association at its annual dinner for her design work on
the residence of MCCC Teaching Assistant Linda Gaylo. Her entry was the
only student entry recognized by the association, according to Amy Iseneker,
who said the entire class completed designs for the Gaylo property. Photo
Goal Sunday Helped 91 Students
than 30 parents and 91 students attended MCCC's "College Goal Sunday"
on Jan. 28 at the James Kerney Campus. College financial aid staff members
volunteered their time to assist area residents with understanding the
application process and filling out required financial aid forms. "Everyone
who attended was rightly impressed," said Joann Mia. "Better
yet, I have processed several of the attendees in the past few days."
This event was staffed
by numerous MCCC volunteers from all units, including Carl Blackwell,
Tonya Bottini, Jennelle Charles, Cheryl Chu, Stacy Denton, Adrienne Dixon,
Linda Ertingue, Al-Lateef
Farmer, Ed Frederick, Dana Green, Wilma Harley, Barbara Jefferson, Bill
Johnston, Don Jones, Rashawn Jones, Rosemary McEady, Joann Mia, Wayne
Murray, Reggie Page, Wanda Ritchie, Maria Rodriguez, Rakima Stokes, Milt
Tull, Bobby Wardy, Monica Weaver, William White and MCCC student Ellen
Get an update on the progress of our sports teams
to Kelsey Theatre
9-18 -- "For The Glory! -- The Civil War Musical"
17 -- "Henry and Mudge"
16-24 -- "The Mysteries" (MCCC Drama Students Perform Mystery
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