E-Bulletin of June 11, 2009

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Upcoming Events

NEW! "Express Enrollment" and "How to Pay Tuition" Days at Mercer
In an effort to make enrollment and payment easier for students entering Mercer this fall, the Enrollment Services and Financial Aid offices will host "Express Enrollment" and "How to Pay Tuition" days this summer.

During "Express Enrollment" days, staff members will help students complete their application, take their placement test, meet with an advisor, and register for classes in just one visit. Students choose from sessions on July 9, 21, 12 or Aug. 4, at either 12, 2 or 4 p.m. Students may register online at www.mccc.edu/express.

For assistance with financial aid and applying for payment plans, "How to Pay Tuition" sessions will be held July 16 or Aug. 6, at either 12, 2 or 4 p.m. Students may register online at www.mccc.edu/pay.

For more information students may call 609-570-3623 or 3224.

Don't Miss Mouthworks' Local Benefit Shows!
Yes, Mouthworks is going out into the community to help raise funds for local rescue squads while showing off the great talent of our students. Help spread the word and support their efforts. Note that some shows include dinner, some include dessert or snacks.

Friday, June 12: Whitehorse Volunteer Fire Company, Hamilton. Includes dinner.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Call for tickets: 609-585-1836

Sunday June 20:Kingston Volunteer Fire Company, Kingston. Includes dessert.
$10.00 per person. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Show begins 8 p.m.
Call for tickets: 609- 924-1362 or 609-586-3779.

Saturday, August 29: Lambertville/New Hope Ambulance and Rescue Squad, Lambertville.
Includes beer, wine and snacks. $15 per person, $25 per couple. Doors open 7 p.m.; show begins 8 p.m. Call for tickets: 609-397-0945.

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Features

DREAM Program Welcomes New Students
Eight new students were welcomed to Mercer's DREAM program on June 9, while continuing students received certificates of recognition. The model program is designed for students with cognitive disabilities.

Four DREAM students have completed six semesters at Mercer, including Jackie Applebaum and Michael Toft. Although she is leaving DREAM, Applebaum plans to continue at Mercer, with clases in education, choir and sign language. Toft will be working at MCCC's Conference Center while also continuing to take classes. More here.

Theatre/Dance Students Collaborate with Composer/Performer Vanessa Daou
Mercer's dance students had the opportunity to use selections from Vanessa Daou's just-released album, "Joe Sent Me," as the sultry, stylish and innovative accompaniment for their annual concert. Entitled "Joe Sent MDE," the show recalled the underground scene that emerged during the Prohibition era, when the code phrase "Joe sent me" helped people gain access to speakeasies.

Dramatic lighting by Entertainment Technology faculty member Robert Terrano enhanced the performance, which was videotaped by TV students and faculty member Barry Levy.

The show was choreographed by MCCC faculty members Janell Byrne and Jody Person, and Dance alumna Jennifer Gladney, and featured 21 dancers. Following the show, which Daou attended, she wrote on her blog of "their absolutely stunning, scintillating performance of Joe Sent MDE." More here.

James Tolin Memorial Fund Benefit Show June 19-21
The James Tolin Memorial Fund presents its seventh annual benefit theater event with Paul Rudnick's comedy, "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told." The Friday and Saturday shows feature a silent auction starting at 7 p.m. and a catered reception and music following the performance. Proceeds benefit the Open Arms Foundation and the James Tolin Memorial Scholarship at MCCC. Details here.

Mercer in the News Online

The Times:
They have a Vision of Trenton's Quality [Kell Ramos, former MCCC TV student]

Pennington Post:
MCCC VP Retires; Receives Building Dedication Honor

MCCC Lab Tech from Nigeria Finds Success

Hamilton Space:
These Days You can Just Call Him Coach (MCCC Coach Matt Wolski story)

Windsor Heights Herald; Messenger Press; Lawrence Ledger:
Running Gags

Town Topics:
Comedy Troupe Plans Free Show June 7

What's Coming to Kelsey Theatre

June 14: Allies Inc.'s "Through Our Eyes"

June 19-21: James Tolin Memorial Fund "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"

June 26-July 5: "Romeo and Juliet" Opens Kelsey Summer Series


Current Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the list of job openings on campus.

Sports Update
Get an update on the progress of our sports teams here.


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