E-Bulletin of March 5, 2009
Dean Campbell Office Moves to 2nd Floor Library
Executive Dean Diane Campbell and her assistant, Sandi Perez, have moved
to temporary quarters on the second floor of the Library, just beyond
the bookstore. They will be moving back to their previous quarters after
renovations are completed
Lunch and Nutrition Workshop March 10
Dolce and Clemente's,
the new Italian market in Robbinsville's Town Center,
will provide a nutritious lunch including grilled chicken and vegetables,
salad and fruit salad at noon on Tuesday, March 10 in AD130. Nutritionist
Kristin Kwak will speak about proper nutrition. For a ticket stop by the
Student Activities Office, Student Center, Room 104. The event is part
of Women's History Month activities.
Training Institute Open House March 18
All are invited
to the Career Training Institute's new facilities at the Daylight-Twilight
High School. Come and talk with students and staff, and learn more about
the program's short-term training programs in Word Processing, Medical
Secretary, Legal Secretary, Computer Applications, Computerized Accounting
and Culinary Technician. It
takes place Wednesday, March 18, 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. (snow date Wednesday, March 25), at the Daylight Twilight High
School, 5th Floor, Tower B, 135 E. Hanover Street, Trenton. Light refreshments
will be served. For more information call 609-656-4871 or e-mail email@example.com.
Suicide: Lessons Learned" Lecture March 26
an expert in the field of behavioral health care and crisis intervention
for law enforcement professionals, will examine an issue of increasing
concern in her talk, "Police Suicide: Lessons Learned," on Thursday,
March 26, at 12 noon, CM 110. More here.
Payment Plan Offered for Fall Semester
Mercer is offering a new "Internal Tuition Payment Plan" beginning
with fall semester registration. Students will be able to make up to 7
monthly tuition payments if they register by April 30, 2009. The initial
payment must be a minimum of 10% of the total tuition and fees plus a
$50 non-refundable processing fee. For more information contact Alex Cooper
at ext. 3407.
113 at JKC Cebrates Darwin's 200th Birthday
On Feb. 12 students in Linda Gaylo's
"Biological Concepts" class at JKC concluded their study of
evolution with cake to celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin,
the father of evolution. The class had recently completed its chapters
on evolution, including a lab dealing with extinction. To honor Darwin,
the students completed an in-class project entitled "The price of
butter depends on the number of old maids," adapted from Charles
Darwin's "Origin of Species," Chapter 3, Struggle for Existence.
Concludes Black History Month Festivities
Members of MCCC's African American Student Organization (AASO), President
Patricia Donohue, faculty and staff members gathered with students Feb.
27 for an ethnic luncheon in celebration of Black History Month. Lots
of warm hospitality was evident as guests sang the Black National Anthem,
dined on traditional southern cuisine and were serenaded by music student
The food was prepared by AASO members and culinary students from MCCC's
Career Training Institute. Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Guy
Generals gave remarks and assisted club advisor Lucia Brown-Joseph with
presenting awards to students who participated in activities throughout
February. Valarie Daniels of the TV program received special recognition
for creating promotional spots which ran on MCCC's Cable TV.
The month's activities concluded with a Jazz Café featuring Bar-One
Productions at the Center City Café at the James Kerney Campus
that evening. "The goal was to foster unity," said Brown-Joseph.
"Growing unity was evident by the well attended events on both campuses.
Faculty, staff and students were enlightened and entertained. We aim to
continue moving forward, making both campuses one true college community."
Holt Invites All to Washington for Environmental Leaders Day
Rush Holt's office has invited all interested students, faculty and staff
to participate in his Central New Jersey Environmental Leaders Day in
Washington, DC, on Tuesday, March 31. The meetings will begin at 10:30
a.m. and end at 4 p.m. Lunch will be provided and the day will also include
a tour of the Capitol. The program will feature meetings with top policymakers.
"We will discuss a variety of issues affecting the environmental
community and environmentally conscious citizens in central New Jersey
and across the nation. Topics will include climate change, sustainable
energy, and smart growth as well as other actions that Congress is taking
to protect our environment. It is my hope that the sessions will provide
you with an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in Washington
and how they affect you and your community."
a participant form to be filled out if you plan to attend. For a copy,
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. If you
have any questions, call Matthew Hall at (609) 750-9365 or e-mail Matthew.Hall@mail.house.gov.
Once you have confirmed your attendance, Mr. Holt's office will send you
an agenda and logistical information for the day.
Build "Snow Face"
After promising to build another snow creature after their last snowman
creation in early February, students John Andrews and Alex Powe again
delighted the campus community with their "Snow Face" creation.
The face is on the corner of the campus drive and Hughes Drive entrance.
Hurry. The snow is likely to be gone by Sunday. Photo here.
in the News Online
Peter Fretwell's Letter to the Editor
Keep Internal Fires Burning
Coming to Kelsey
6 - 15: The Wiz
21: Little Red Riding Hood
27 - April 5: Godspell
28: African-American "Songs from the Soul"
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