E-Bulletin of March 28, 2007
Women Recognized at Luncheon
of Women's History Month, more than 100 members of the staff and faculty
honored Mercer's women at a luncheon hosted by the Student Activities
Office March 21. The excellent meal was prepared by the Hospitality Club
In her comments Dr. Diane Campbell compared Mercer to Harvard, TCNJ and
other prominent colleges who now have women presidents. She reminded the
group about the great strides that have been made by women over the past
50 years. "The salary gap has closed a bit," she said. "We
used to wear pins that said 59 cents; now the figure is 77 cents."
(Women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by men.) "We have to
make sure we share and help each other, and we have to make sure that
we strive to do our best," she said.
honored Mercer women in four categories, chosen by student ballot. Congratulations
to these recipients, who received floral bouquets:
Leader: Amy Immordino
Leader: Emmy Brandon
Members: Lisa Camillone and Joan DeLucia
Member: Heather Jennings
here for photos
Richardson Accepts County Award
Vice President Richardson accepted
her Women's History Month award on March 21 from County Executive Brian
Hughes and the Freeholders. She was one of three accomplished women honored.
here for photos.
Pugh Receives Award Before 9,000
the full story here
about Bob Pugh's Bob Kanaby Award from the New Jersey State Interscholastic
Athletic Association (NJSIAA) in recognition of his outstanding contributions
to the sport of basketball. He accepted the award March 19 before a crowd
of approximately 9,000 fans at a halftime ceremony of the 2007 boys state
championship game at Continental Airlines Arena.
Inverso in Notre Dame High Hall of Fame
MCCC Head Soccer Coach
Charlie Inverso will be honored by Notre Dame High School as an inductee
to its "Hall of Fame." Inverso has been with Mercer 21 years,
earning five national championships. He also serves his community as a
volunteer coach. He was National Soccer Coach of the Year four times and
Region 19 Coach of the Year 16 times.
The Hall of Fame
dinner will take place March 31 at the Nottingham Ballroom in Hamilton,
and proceeds will go toward tuition assistance for students in need. Tickets
are $100; patron tickets are $125. Call (609) 882-7900, ext. 165 for information.
here to read The Times article on Notre Dame honorees.
Administrative Professionals Day Conference
Help us spread the
word. MCCC's Conference Center will host its annual "Administrative
Professionals Day Conference" on April 26 at The Conference Center.
Area businesses are invited to "give the gift of training" and
treat their staff members to this all-day event, with breakfast and buffet
lunch included. More
Glass Hosts Irish Delegation
Mercer's Dr. Michael
Glass, Director of Statewide Training, has been working internationally
in Northern Ireland's peace efforts for many years. Read
about his recent work here.
in the News Online
here for The Times coverage of Beverly Richardson's award and a great
Packet feature story about The Gallery's current show, "Color Theories,"
with its many accolades for MCCC and Professor Mel Leipzig in particular.
Also see the reviews of "Cinderella," at Kelsey through April
Habla Español -- MCCC Plans Spanish Open House
Services office will host a Spanish Open House/Information Session on
Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Center, West Windsor
campus. Prospective students will learn about Financial Aid, ESL programs,
Academic Support Services and degree programs.
Women Read Poetry
Campus women gathered
for poetry and lunch in MCCC's Gallery on March 22 as part of Women's
History Month activities. Attendees read selections from their favorite
poets, reflecting feminine themes including motherhood, familial love,
service to others, and the bonds between women. The Gallery exhibit featuring
four bold female artists provided the perfect backdrop for a truly inspirational
lunch hour. The event was hosted by ACE-NET, a new women's group at Mercer.
For more information about ACE-NET contact Khalida Haaq at ext. 3327.
here for photos.
Dance Team to Host Student Fashion Show
make their fashion statement at a Student Fashion Show on Friday, April
20. The event will be held in the cafeteria on the West Windsor campus
starting at 7 p.m. The show will also feature student talent, including
singers and dancers. Refreshments will be served.
The event is open
to all. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Proceeds will
benefit the Cheer Dance Team and Student Activities. For more information
or to purchase a ticket, call Tonia Harrison at 570-3640.
Photo Accepted for Show
Art student Keiko Ishida's
black and white photo "Listening to the Cold" was accepted by
the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey for its show "Women
& Wildlife 2007." It was on display at Prallsville Mills, Stockton,
N.J. on March 25. Ishida said, "I'm excited about this news because
it was my first photo accepted for a show. I am now taking Professor John
Monahans Photography 101, and both Professor Monahan and Professor
Dalton are my great instructors." Click
here for the photo.
to Kelsey Theatre
through - April 1 -- "Cinderella"
14 - "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere"
to Perform Visionary German Play April 20-29
-- Promo on YouTube
In one of their most ambitious and novel theatrical undertakings ever,
MCCC Drama students will present "Woyzeck," a visionary play
written in 1836 by German playwright Georg Buchner that has had a fresh,
new translation and will be performed with a distinctively fanciful flair.
Click here for the details.
is now on YouTube! Theatre program
coordinator Jody Person has produced the college's first video for this
popular website, promoting Woyzeck.
Click here to see the video.
Blood Drive Requests Donors
The Community Blood
Council of New Jersey will hold a Blood Drive at St. Gregory the Great
School Cafeteria, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, on Friday, March
30, from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling Barbara
at 609-587-2307. Walk-ins welcome.
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