E-Bulletin of July 16, 2008
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Begins Evening Weekend College This Fall
The new Evening Weekend College has been designed to accommodate adult
learners who work full time or care for young children during the day.
Beginning with the fall semester on Aug. 25, the program offers associate
degrees in Business Administration and Liberal Arts that can be completed
in two years by attending classes in the evening, on weekends and online.
Most courses are 15 weeks in duration, with some seven- to eight-week
accelerated classes and some six-week summer classes. Click here
for the full press release.
Grant Enables Employee Training Through MCCC's CTD
Thanks to a new $1.33 million grant, area businesses and nonprofit organizations
can now send their employees for training in basic math and communication
skills, English as a Second Language (ESL), and Microsoft applications,
free of charge. Taught by instructors from Mercer's Center for Training
and Development, the training can also be arranged at employment sites
for 10 or more of employees.
The grant was secured
in cooperation with the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development
through a grant to the New Jersey Business and Industry Association and
the New Jersey County College Consortium. Click here
for the full press release.
Assembly / Barbecue Aug. 20
Save the date for the college's Assembly and barbecue on Aug. 20. The
Assembly begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by an outdoor barbecue from noon
to 1 p.m. at the WWC quad.
Professional Development Classes Begin Aug. 20
The Bat Cave's Professional Development Sampler classes for
staff and faculty will begin at 1 p.m. on Aug. 20. Click here
for the class offerings.
the Date for the 2008 Annual Community
Event Dec. 4.
The MCCC Board of Trustees will be hosting the college's second annual
Report to the Community event on Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Conference Center.
A committee with campus-wide representation is now planning the event.
Please save the date.
Fall Continuing Studies Tabloid is Now Online
This fall Mercer's Center for Continuing Studies will offer a wide variety
of courses in everything from business management to Arabic to quilting.
For a .pdf of the full tabloid click here.
Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the
list of job openings on campus.
Corzine Appoints NJSTARS Task Force
16 Governor Corzine announced the formation of a 12-member task force
to examine the NJ STARS program. "The task force, which will meet
during the summer, will discuss alternatives for ensuring the college-readiness
of the prospective STAR scholars, managing the growth in the State budget,
and controlling the costs to the senior public colleges and universities
as the STARS I students move into STARS II."
Read the full release
from the Governor's Office here.
Certificate in Gerontology Begins This Fall
MCCC's Center for Continuing Studies will offer a new Certificate in Gerontology
this fall. The program is designed for healthcare practitioners, individuals
who provide services for the aging, and personal caregivers. Click here
for the program flyer.
PTK Day Videotape
The NJ Council of County Colleges has produced a five-minute
inspirational video of Phi Theta Kappa Day 2008. This annual event honored
two "All Star" students from each of New Jersey's 19 community
colleges. This year's MCCC representatives were Lynn Rowlands and Onessa
Freasier. Click here to
see the video.
Member of MCCC's Aviation Family
There is a new addition to the aviation family at MCCC. Brandon
Zachary Jones, grandson of faculty member Joan Jones, arrived on July
11 at 9:48 a.m. at West Jersey Hospital in Voorhees, NJ. Mother of the
baby is Kritstina Jones, an MCCC graduate with a degree in Aviation Management,
who also earned her Private Pilot Certificate. The baby was 9 pounds,
15 ounces and 21" long. Big brother Joshua is now six. "I am
very proud and happy to have shared in seeing him come into the world!"
said grandmom Joan. Photo here
of Mom and baby.
Soon to Kelsey Theatre
11-20 -- "Oliver" Searches for Love and Family
25-Aug. 3 -- Fall in Love with "The Fantasticks"
Aug. 15-24 -- Maurer Productions Returns With New "Pooh" Musical
to the Studio Theatre
18 and Aug. 15 -- Late Night Series
in the News Online
Ledger, July 13, 2008: Flight Program Struggles to Stay Aloft
July 10, 2008: Kelsey Sets Stage for a Great Summer
Post, July 2, 20008: MCCC Renovation to Improve Student Service Facility
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Adventure/Hurricane Harbor Tickets Available
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Harbor ($27). For more information contact Trish Venanzi at ext. 3291
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