E-Bulletin of June 26, 2008
Donald Generals Appointed VP for Academic Affairs
The Board of Trustees has confirmed Dr. Donald (Guy) Generals as the new
Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Generals has 23 years of experience
in higher education as an administrator and teacher. Click here
for the press release and photo.
Program Cultivates Hydroponic Tomatoes
Through the Perkins grant, Mercer's greenhouse is now equipped
with a new piece of equipment that uses just water, nutrients and "grow
rocks" to produce plants. According to program coordinator Amy Iseneker,
"right now we are producing cherry, roma and early girl tomatoes.
In the fall, students will be producing various herbs and will continue
to learn this technology."
Scherr Receives Award From NJCCC
At its annual Trustee Conference on June
16, the New Jersey Council of County Colleges presented the 2008 Community
College Spirit Award to MCCC Professor of History Linda Scherr for her
exemplary service to New Jersey's community colleges. Click
for the full press release and photo.
System Test Completed
Tuesday, June 9, MCCC conducted a test of the M-Alert Emergency Alert
System. Bryon Marshall, assistant director of Facilities and Security,
says, "We are proud to announce that we achieved an 89% overall success
rate with 9,377 members of our college community being reached in a matter
of minutes. While we are proud of our accomplishment, there is more work
to be done. We will continue to work to improve our ability to deliver
important safety and security information in the event of an emergency.
"In order to
ensure that you receive the M-Alert messages, we must have your current
contact information. This information can be updated via the Employee/Student
"Please be reminded
that the MCCC M- Alert system will only be used to transmit important
information designed to help everyone through an emergency situation,
should one arise. We appreciate your support and thank you for the responses,
comments and ideas that will help us as we make improvements.
"Safety and security
are responsibilities shared by everyone!"
Reply to Bryon K. Marshall at email@example.com
or ext. 3523.
Something New This Summer!
There's still time to take a short-term noncredit class at MCCC this summer.
Below is a sampling of some of the classes beginning in July and August:
"Writing for TV," "Playwriting," "Staging Your
Home to Sell," Stock Options Workshop II," Creating Gourmet
Gift Baskets," "Introduction to Glass Bead Making," "Enhancing
Digital Photos," "Boardwalk
Summer Confections," "From Sauce to Salsa," "Sauces
Beyond Salsa," "Playing with Pasta" and many more.
for the link to the current noncredit tabloid.
Adventure/Hurricane Harbor Tickets Available
Camp College has tickets for sale for Great Adventure ($30) and Hurricane
Harbor ($27). For more information contact Trish Venanzi at ext. 3291
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the
list of job openings on campus.
in the News Online
Times, June 21, 2008 -- MCCC Professor Honored with Community College
You can now view most MCCC News Clippings online at any time.
Go to http://www.burrellesluce.com
and in the upper right-hand corner, fill in the Username (7965)
and the Password (news), then click on "Media Content"
in the upper right-hand corner.
Soon to Kelsey Theatre
27 -- The Taming of the Shrew
13-20 -- Oliver
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