of September 4, 2008
Invited to 9-11 Commemoration
On the seventh anniversary of 9-11-01, the college will host a commemorative
ceremony in the Memorial Garden adjacent to the Student Center at 11 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008. Trenton firefighter and Fire Academy instructor,
Chris Smith, will speak about his experience as a first responder. He
worked at ground zero for 12 days. MCCC student Kelly Carvin, who won
the "Searching for the Stars" competition in February, will
sing "God Bless America."
will include Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes, MCCC Board Chair
Anthony Cimino, and President Patricia C. Donohue. The invocation will
be given by Rev. William E. Coleman Jr., vice chair of the Board of Trustees.
A wreath will be placed on the colleges memorial bench.
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.
on 2" Now on HD Radio
WWFM, The Classical Network of MCCC, launched its new jazz station, called
"Jazz On 2," on Sept. 1. The new initiative is coordinated by
Winifred Howard, who has worked at WWFM as a producer for many years.
She said she will be producing 12 hours a day of local programming, and
that many volunteer hosts have already signed on. "These volunteers
have a love for this music," she said. "They are also sharing
their personal music libraries with us." Guest hosts will include
members of the college's faculty and staff, and members of the community.
Read The Times article here.
Gallery Opens With "Favorite Things"
The Gallery presents its first installation of the 2008-09 academic year
with "Favorite Things." Four artists -- Natalie Featherston,
Jamie Greenfield, Alan Klawans and John Murdoch -- have focused their
artistic vision on common objects, creating visual meditations that turn
everyday items into works of beauty. The show runs from Tuesday, Sept.
16 through Thursday, Oct. 23.
reception takes place Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. A Gallery
Talk follows on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. More here
Horne Letter Published
Justice Professor Peter Horne, Ph.D., had a letter to the editor
published in the most recent issue of "Police," a nationally
distributed professional journal. His letter contained a strong endorsement
of an editorial and article supporting policewomen that appeared in the
June issue of that journal.
Back Breakfast Sept. 12
Student Activities invites faculty and staff to a free "Welcome Back
Breakfast" in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room on Sept. 12, from 10:30
to 11:30 a.m.
Breakfast Sept. 16
Back by popular demand -- all faculty, staff and students are invited
to a free Chick-Fil-A Breakfast on Sept. 16 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in
the Student Center.
Fall 2008 "Retire With Attitude" Classes
A long-time MCCC staff member who retired
several years ago, Nunzio Cernero will teachRetirement
Jobs and Starting a Business as part of the "Retire With Attitude"
workshops this fall, offered by the Center for Continuing Studies. His
course explores a broad spectrum of options for those considering a completely
new path. For a full listing of fall classes in this series click here.
Dixon Starts New Business
MCCC's Adrienne Dixon is launching a new business, and will be interviewed
on WIMG radio on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 9:05 p.m. A Mercer alum, Dixon
works at JKC as an education specialist in the Adult Basic Education program
and is coordinator of extension sites for the GED program. Her faith-based
business is called "Train up a Child." The company will market
toys that focus on heroes of the bible including dolls, action figures,
games, figurines and other collector's items. Dixon has a patent pending
on an invention she created.
Remind Your Students About MercerMail and MAlert
Now that the new semester has begun, we all
need to keep reminding students to access their MercerMail account, and
to add their emergency contact information to the M-Alert system. Details
on each are available on the website:
in the News Online
30, 2008 A Walk on the Digital Side
30, 2008 MCCC Students Win Telly Award
30, 2008 MCCC Prepares (Retire With Attitude Workshops)
29, 2008 PU Grad Back to Sidelines at MCCC (Coach Levy)
2, 2008 New Plainsboro Police Chief Came Through the Ranks
Sept. 3, 2008
Former PU Basketball Coach Levy Primed to Run the Show for MCCC Men's
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
12 and 13 Benefit Shows: "Through Our Eyes" and "The Comedy-Magic
of Mark Robinson"
19-28: Moon Over Buffalo
of the 2008-09 Season
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