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New Study Abroad Programs; Website is Up
Next May and June MCCC will offer its new Study
Tours Program. Students who sign up for either the "Food and Culture"
class or the "Architecture" class will take a nine-day trip
to Italy. The "International
Business" class will be going on a nine-day trip to Germany and Switzerland.
Students can use some of their financial aid for the trips.
faculty members are Marilyn Dietrich for Architecture, Chris DePagnier
for Food and Culture, and Laura Sosa for International Business. Coordinating
the program is Andrea Lynch of Business and Technology. Click here
for the new website.
Technology, Teaching and More: You're invited to IPIC Workshops!
From Debbie Kell: We hope that you've enjoyed yourself a
bit during the summer. The fall semester is fast approaching. How are
- Are you
- Do you
want to learn some new techniques for classroom technology?
- Are you
in the mood to try a new approach to entertaining?
- Is it
time to revisit your New Year's Resolution?
need to check out the workshops for this fall's IPIC Professional Development
Sampler. You can learn about Wireless Smartboard Pads, Web Page Design,
Hypnosis, Clip Art, Video Clips, Creating a Tapas Bar, the Fitness Center
and much more.
Workshops will run on Monday, August 24 and Thursday, August 27, from
1 to 4 p.m. both day. Click here
for more information and to register! Looking forward to seeing you all!
Program Literary Event Draws Students
On July 31 Mercer's PASS program hosted a literary panel discussion as
part of its Summer Academy. The panel discussed urban fiction. Faculty
members Alvin Haywood and Eric Watson lent their expertise to the discussion.
Atttended by approximately 70 students, the event featured invited authors
including Trenton's own Wahida Clark, as well as J.M. Benjamin, K'Wan,
Randy Kearse, Stacey Patton, and FiFi Cureton. The authors also appeared
at the James Kerney Campus for a book signing hosted by Provost Monica
Weaver. Photos here.
Graduate Earns Full Bonner Scholarship to The College of New Jersey
Alexandra Hanly, a May 2009 graduate of MCCC and an NJ AmeriCorps Bonner
Leader at Mercer, has been awarded a full academic year scholarship to
The College of New Jersey from the Bonner Scholar Program at TCNJ. During
her year of service at MCCC, Alexandra served 300 hours with the DREAM
program, mentoring and tutoring students with cognitive handicaps. She
also participated in training and development activities and days of service
at such locations as the Plainsboro river clean-up and a clothing exchange
facility at Bethany Church in Trenton. This summer Alex has worked as
a paid intern at the Bonner Foundation
where she was the executive assistant for the president. She will be continuing
as a Bonner Scholar at The College of New Jersey while she pursues a degree
in psychology. For more information about the NJ AmeriCorps Bonner Leader
Program at MCCC, contact Professor Donna R. Munde at ext. 3332, or e-mail
her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prepares to Host NJCAA Tournament
The Athletics Department has "gone live" with its website for
the NJCAA's national men's soccer tournament, which will be held this
year at Mercer from Nov. 18-22. Organizers want this to be a real family
and community event. Children age 10 and under will be admitted free of
charge and free tickets will be available for local youth soccer leagues.
There are already several news releases posted about the tournament. Click
Schedules and information for visiting teams is available here.
Alumni Success Story: Susan Nelson
musician and composer Susan Nelson
Fruitful Wound" Photos by Dennis Santella
The Casa Frela
Gallery presents "The Fruitful Wound," photographs of Harlem's
gardens and open spaces by MCCC adjunct faculyt member Dennis Santella.
On exhibit since July 18, the show runs through Aug. 22, 2009. The gallery
is located at 47 W. 119th Street, NY, NY.
For a full
year, Santella has been searching out and photographing gardens and green
places across Harlem using a special panoramic camera manufactured by
Siciliano Camera Works of Brooklyn. His large richly detailed gelatin
silver prints draw on the improvised beauty of Harlem's open spaces --
from cultivated areas such as community gardens, to empty lots, and neglected
border areas where plants struggle to survive. More here.
in the News Online
MCCC Serves up a Titanic Dinner
Gallery Seeks Photographs for Juried Show
Ball Tops Small Business Week
and Town Info.com: Schools
Expanding Green Career Degree Options
MCCC News at CentralJersey.com here
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
Season! Kelsey Theatre Salutes Hollywood in 2009-10 Season
14-23: Musical of Musicals: The Musical
4-13: Alice in Wonderland
Position Openings at MCCC
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list of job openings on campus.
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