E-Bulletin of March 19, 2008
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Hearing on Tuition Increase March 20
The MCCC Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on a proposed revised
tuition increase on Thursday, March 20, at 6:30 pm. at its regular Board
Meeting. The hearing will be held in AD107, at the West Windsor Campus.
The proposed revised
tuition increase will be effective for the fall semester. The tuition
increase that was approved at the February Board meeting remains in effect
for the summer semester. More here.
Student Takes Top Prize in "Searching for the Stars"
In an exhilarating
display of talent ranging from singing to rapping to dancing, nine finalists
competed in front of judges, cameras and a live audience in the finale
of MCCC's first-ever "Searching for the Stars" talent competition.
MCCC student, ans singer/song writer Kelly Carvin took home the grand
prize - an invitation to perform at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem
later this spring. Details and photos here.
on the Scholarship Dinner Dance
A good time was had by all at MCCC's Scholarship Dinner Dance. For photos
Donohue Honored by YWCA
The YWCA Princeton honored President Donohue and nine other area women
during the 25th anniversary of the "Tribute to Women" awards
dinner March 6. The Tribute program was established nationally by the
YWCA to honor women who have made significant contributions to their professions
and community in executive, entrepreneurial, professional, educational,
and elected roles. Click here
up for the "Leading in Life" Workshop April 3
speaker, Dr. Teena Cahill, will present a workshop, "Leading in Life,
" on April 3, 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. at The Conference Center. Reservations
are required for the free event, which includes a light lunch. Call ext.
3742 to sign up. Click here
for the flyer.
Fools Day Advance Order Bake Sale
In an April Fools Bake Sale, the MCCC Hospitality Club is taking advance
orders for three of their signature recipe items:
1) Brownies (4 large),
2) Chocolate Chip Cookies (16 standard size), or
3) Red Velvet Cupcakes (4)
Your choice is $5 per box, packaged in new Hospitality Club boxes. To
order please contact Amanda at (609) 647-5539 by Tuesday, March 25. The
pick-up date will be Tuesday, April 1 in ES 111. Click here
for the flyer.
to Mount Art Exhibit at Lawrence Library
From April 1-30, MCCC alumnus Bill Plank will exhibit 14 acrylic paintings
at the Lawrence Headquarters of the Mercer County Library System. The
show, entitled Spirit and Dreams, is a collection of fantasy
paintings that depict angels, mythological figures and medieval imagery
in a realistic style. My goal is to maximize the visual impact on
the viewer by pulling together the theme in every square inch of each
painting, Plank said.
Plank earned his Mercer
degree in Visual Arts in 1977 and his bachelors in Art Education
from Trenton State College. He recently retired from 22 years of teaching
at Hightstown High School. The Lawrence Library is located at 2751 Brunswick
Pike. See sample paintings from the show here.
Professor Emeritus to Lecture on Genocide April 17
"Twenty-First Century Variations on the Theme of Genocide" is
the topic of Rutgers Professor Emeritus Irving Louis Horowitz's Upcoming
Lecture at MCCC on April 17 at noon in CM 109. The lecture is sponsored
by the Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center. Prof. Horowitz
has recently published "Taking Lives: Genocide and State Power"
(5th edition) which may be purchased in the college bookstore. This lecture
is free and open to the public.
the Kelsey Theatre Cruise
The Fifth Annual Kelsey Theatre eight-night Fundraising Cruise sets sail
Nov. 1, 2008 on Royal
Caribbeans Explorer of the Seas. Artistic Director Kitty Getlik
says, "The Kelsey Theatre Fundraising Cruise has been instrumental
in upgrading our sound system over the past four years and it has
also been enjoyed by many a faculty and staff member."
Prices begin at $928
per person. A deposit of $250 per person is due by April 2. Past passengers
of Royal Caribbean can save up to $175 per cabin.
for the flyer. For more information call Colleen Robinson 609-275-0335
or visit the Cruise One website here.
Speaks to Ad Design Class
Roger Shapiro, president and founder of the advertising and marketing
firm Mitchell Rose LLC, spoke to an Ad Design class on March 6. The author
or "Write Right: 26 Tips to Improve Your Writing. Dramatically,"
Shapiro addressed the value of great copywriting, and offered writing
tips. Photo here.
in the News Online
March 16, 2008: Lucas Kelly Wins Best in Show Utrecht Award
Times, March 14, 2008: Learning the 'Score' the Easy Way With County Band
Post, March 6, 2008: MCCC's Tomato Patch Arts Program Turns 35
Post, March 6, 2008: MCCC Kicks Off Women's History Month
Topics, March 5, 2008: WWFM Classical Network Receives Major Donation
1, Feb. 27, 2008: Camp College
Hights Herald, Feb. 22, 2008: MCCC Honors Alumnus From Township
Lectures in the Distinguished Lecture Series
The First Century and Beyond" by Plainsboro Police Chief Elizabeth
Bondurant on Mar. 27 at noon in CM 110. Click here
for the story.
in the U.S.: A Review of the Process and Potential Career Opportunities"
by Dr. Ronald Harning, director of clinical research and regulatory affairs
at Teijin America, Inc. on Tuesday, April 8, at 12 noon in CM 109. Click
for the story.
here for the MLink Calendar
Soon to Kelsey Theatre
28 - April 6 -- Singin' In the Rain
19 -- Dr. Dolittle
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