of September 17, 2008
Moving Tribute to 911 Victims
In a somber ceremony, MCCC staff, students and members of the community
gathered on Sept. 11 at the college's Memorial Garden to pay tribute to
those who lost their lives and to those who answered the call to help.
Guest speaker was Chris Smith, a Trenton firefighter and Fire Academy
instructor who was called to Ground Zero just hours after the attacks
and spent the next 12 days sifting through the rubble. More here
too Late to be Part of Heart Walk; Auction Still Available
The Heart Walk was a success again this year, according to MCCC representative
Amy Iseneker, who expects the year's total to be in the $6,000 to $7,000
range. It's not too late to send your donation check to Amy in MS124.
Make check payable to the American Heart Association.
It's also not too late to participate in the online Auction on MLink (closing
date is Sept. 19 at noon). Click here
to see auction items.
for photos from the Heart Walk, courtesy of Amy Iseneker.
Reminder to those who signed up to become mentors or are considering becoming
a mentor. The Mentoring Workshop is set for Wednesday, Sept. 24, 12 noon
to 1 p.m., in AD 130. Bring your lunch!
Seider Publishes New Book
Professor Dori Seider has published a new book entitled "Teach Me
Something Real." The book is dedicated to teachers and learners.
She says on the book jacket: "What can we do to keep not only our
teaching but also our lives more deeply meaningful, vibrant, restorative
and exciting? This book gives to both new and experienced teachers and
learners alike a gift of power and permission to be every ounce of what
you want to be -- with vigor and determination, courage, respect and passion
Seider will be featured in a TV interview about the book on Thursday,
Sept. 18 from 6 to 6:30 p.m. on Channel 25, and rebroadcast next Tuesday,
Sept. 23, also from 6 to 6:30 p.m.
For more information or to order a copy visit the XLibris website here.
on Homeland Security to Speak Oct. 7
Richard L. Cañas, director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland
Security and Preparedness (OHSP), will discuss "Homeland Security
Matters in New Jersey" on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 12 noon in the Communications
Building, Room 107. More here.
Inducted into Hall of Fame
Larry Povia, MCCC assistant soccer and goalkeeping coach, has been selected
as a 2008 inductee into the National Junior College Athletic Association
(NJCAA) Hall of Fame. He and six other inductees, including MCCC alumnus
Bill Andracki ('89), will be formally honored at the NJCAA Division One
Championship Soccer Banquet in Phoenix, AZ, in November. More here.
at Trenton Jazz Festival Saturday
WWFM's new Jazz on 2 station's hosts will be recording at the Trenton
Jazz Festival this Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Trenton Marriott. According
to Peter Fretwell, the station will be unveiling some of its new local
programming there. More here
about the festival.
on Adrienne Dixon's New Business
for more about Adrienne Dixon's new business venture.
in the News Online
11: Region Marks Anniversary of 9-11 Attacks
12: 7 Years of Sorrow, Strength
Sept. 12: The 'Eyes' Have it at Benefit Production at Kelsey
12: Hall Nod to Assistant Coach (Povia)
27: Princeton Diagnostics Group Wins $52,200 Grant
12: Sept. 11 Remembered in West Windsor
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
19-28: Moon Over Buffalo
3 - 12: Brighton Beach Memoirs
11: The Plant that Ate Dirty Socks
of the 2008-09 Season
Lecture: Sustainability Expert to Speak Sept. 23
John Cusack, executive director of the New Jersey Higher Education Partnership
for Sustainability, will address the need for adopting environmental sustainability
practices and principles on Tues., Sept. 23 at 12 noon in Room 107, Communications
Building. The free lecture is part of the Distinguished Lecture Series.
Classic Oct. 6
The MCCC Athletics Department hosts its 17th Annual Golf Classic on Monday,
October 6. The event will be held at the Mercer Oaks East Golf Course.
Note: A discounted price of $150 per golfer is being offered for MCCC
faculty and staff. More here.
Position Openings at MCCC
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list of job openings on campus.
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