E-Bulletin of July 17, 2007
Open House Aug. 8
you or someone you know considering returning to college in order to change
careers, re-enter the workforce or prepare for retirement? MCCC is inviting
adults in transition to an Open House Information Session on Wednesday,
Aug. 8, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Conference Center. This fall the
college will be offering "C.A.R.E." (Classes for Adults Returning
to Education) to help participants overcome test-taking anxiety, review
basic math operations, and enhance reading and writing abilities. Click
here for details.
Info on Faculty Demographics at MCCC
Vice President Tom
Wilfrid has updated information about full-time Mercer faculty members.
- As of the start
of the 2007-08 academic year, our 137 full-time faculty members will
average 50.4 years of age and 13.4 years of service at MCCC.
- There are 73 women
(53.3%) and 64 men.
- 86 are tenured
(62.8%) and 51 are not yet tenured.
- The average 10-month
salary is $64,621.
- 34 (24.8%) are
professors; 44 (32.1%) are associate professors; 47 (34.3%) are assistant
professors; and 12 (8.8%) are instructors.
- 24 (17.5%) have
a doctorate; 14 (10.2%) have multiple masters; 10 (7.3%) have an MFA;
86 (62.8%) others have a masters; and 3 (2.2%) have less than a masters.
Participate in Leadership Conference
director of College Advancement, and Bettina Caluori, associate professor
of English, were chosen to participate in the National Institute for Leadership
Development (NILD) LEADERS program. In June they attended a five-day conference
in Phoenix, AZ, focusing on women leaders in community colleges. The opportunity
will be extended to other Mercer women in coming years through an application
Honored by National Appointments
The Federation of State
Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), which is responsible for the administration
of the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for all physical therapists
and physical therapist assistants, has appointed Barbara Behrens to two
separate working groups/panels. She will be an NPTE item writer for the
PTA exam, and will be traveling to Alexandria, VA, later this month for
The second appointment
is to the FSBT Standard Setting PTA Committee, her second appointment
to that group. Behrens said that periodically the NPTE is re-evaluated
to help determine its currency and relevance, as well as the consistency
of the pass rate for each version. "The work that I have had the
opportunity to do with the FSBPT has been very professionally rewarding
and I feel honored to have been asked to contribute to my profession at
this level," Behrens said.
Glass and SEA Program Featured in US 1 Newspaper
here to read the story.
in the News Online
here to read more recent publicity about MCCC in area papers.
Rodriguez Makes Murder Mystery
staff member and MCCC alum, Reuben Rodriguez, and his business partner
Jamil Greene of Iron Horse Films, are making a murder mystery movie in
Trenton entitled Forgive Me Not. The two were
featured in an article in the July issue of The Trenton Downtowner. Called
"The City Is Theirs," the article focuses on the burgeoning
movie industry in Mercer County, particularly in Trenton.
Great Adventure/Hurricane Harbor Tickets
Camp College has discounted Great Adventure and Hurricane Harbor tickets
for sale. Great Adventure Tickets are $26.50 and Hurricane Harbor tickets
are $23.00. Please contact Trish Venanzi at ext. 3291.
Theatre Announces 2007-08 Season
here to learn more about the exciting new series beginning this fall
at Kelsey Theatre.
Soon to Kelsey Theatre/Studio Theatre
13 - 22 -- "The Sound of Music"
27-28 -- Comedy Showcase Comes to Studio Theatre
27 - Aug. 5 -- "Bat Boy"
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