E-Bulletin of March 26, 2008
Martin Appointed Dean
At the March 20 meeting of the MCCC Board of Trustees, Linda A. Martin
was officially appointed dean for the Science and Health Professions Division,
effective March 24. "I
am excited to work with this faculty. They are innovative and creative,
and we can do great things," said Martin, who has been serving as
acting dean since October. More here.
Program to Host Open House
Mercer's Honors Program will be hosting a Spring Open House on Monday,
March 31 at 12 noon in SC108. Any student who wants to find out more about
the Honors Program is welcome to attend. For more information on the Honors
Program, click here.
to Speak at ACE Net Conference
Dr. R. Barbara Gitenstein, president of The College of New Jersey, will
be the featured speaker at the New Jersey ACE Network Spring 2008 Conference
and Luncheon. It takes place on Friday, April 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at
Brookdale Community College. The cost is $50 per person. Click here
for the registration flyer.
Today marks the start of MercerMail, the new student e-mail
service which gives all full- and part-time credit students an MCCC e-mail
account. Its particularly important for students to use MercerMail
since it will be a component of MCCCs emergency communication system
called M-Alert which we will be launching in mid April.
Postcards and flyers
will be distributed throughout the campus to direct students to the MercerMail
web page. Please help to spread the word to students. The web page includes
complete details, including how students can access their account.
for news, initiatives, opportunities and workshops from the American Association
of Community Colleges.
Fair This Weekend
Take the family and soar above Mercer County this Saturday, at the Aviation
program's Flight Fair, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Trenton-Mercer
Airport. The rain date is Sunday, March 30. The cost is 20 cents per pound
(weights are kept secret), with a minimum charge of $8 and a maximum of
$22 per person. More here.
Hosts RCA Workshop for Chefs
Nine chefs from as far as the Midwest attended a three-day workshop at
the MCCC Culinary Center during spring break. The workshop, "Food
Science," is one of four that chefs must complete to earn their Culinology
certification from the Research Chefs Association.
The intensive curriculum
included meats, proteins, carbs, additives, fats and lipids. Among the
instructors were Jeff Cousminer from Firmenich, Jim Lamkey from CHR Hansen,
Hans Schade, the retired creator of the cereal Fruity Pebbles, Tom Tiffany
from ADM Supermarkets of the World, Janet Carver from National Starch
in Bridgewater, and Maureen Akins from TIC Gums. According to HRIM Program
Coordinator and workshop attendee Doug Fee, "Gums are in almost everything."
For photos, click
Photography Alum Part of Gallery 125 Show
The work of recent Mercer Photography graduate, Joseph Greenfield, is
part of a show at Gallery 125, which was reviewed by The Times
Joseph graduated in spring '06 and was a recipient of the TAWA award for
MCCC photography students. He also participated in an internship with
The Times while he was in the program.
Included in Photographer's Forum Magazine
Nikhil Fernandes, an MCCC Ad Design major who also took a Photography
class, is a finalist in the 28th Annual Best of College Photography Contest
in the Photographer's Forum Magazine. Image here.
Kelsey Theatre Cruise Invites
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
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 at 609-275-0335
or visit the Cruise One website 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.
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. Click here
for the flyer.
There is still time to see the "Mercer County Artists" exhibit
at The Gallery. Click here
for a look at some of the winning works.
Lectures in the Distinguished Lecture Series
The First Century and Beyond" by Plainsboro Police Chief Elizabeth
Bondurant on March 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.
Comedy Show -- "For No Reason"
All are invited to the MouthWorks Comedy Show on Saturday, May 3 at 8
p.m. and Sunday, May 4 at 3 p.m. Free Admission and Yum-Yums! The BlackBox
Studio Theatre in CM 122.
Come early for seats! Rated PG-13. For more information contact Kathryn
Paluscio, Assistant Professor of Communication and MouthWorks coach, at
Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the
list of job openings on campus.
here for the MLink Calendar
Soon to Kelsey Theatre
28 - April 6 -- Singin' In the Rain
19 -- Dr. Dolittle
18-27 -- "Macbeth" presented by MCCC Theatre Students
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