E-Bulletin of September 4,
to Host Sept. 11 Commemoration
All are invited to the college's annual ceremony to commemorate the events
of Sept. 11, 2001, on Friday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m., at the side entrance
to the Student Center. Music major Liz Csogi will sing "God Bless
America." Speakers will include MCCC Board President William E. Coleman,
County Executive Brian Hughes, and President Donohue. A wreath will be
placed on the college's Memorial Bench and a moment of silence will be
Lecture: Luke Visconti to Speak on Publishing Sept. 16
Luke Visconti, co-founder and chief executive
officer of DiversityInc Media, LLC, will present "Current Issues
and Expertise in Publishing" at MCCC on Wed., Sept. 16. A recognized
leader in diversity management, Visconti will discuss the benefits of
diversity in the workplace, as well as technical aspects of publishing
a magazine and websites, and career preparation for the field.
Reception for Mercer County Photography Exhibit at Gallery Sept. 16
Eighty photographic works from photographers who live or work in Mercer
County will open Sept. 8 at the MCCC Gallery and will be on display through
Oct. 8. Prizes and awards, including Best in Show, Mercer County Purchase
Awards, the Princeton Photography Club Award, Merit prizes and honorable
mentions will be announced at the Reception and Awards Ceremony for this
exhibition on Wednesday, September 16, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
"Gentle Yoga" Classes Offered for Faculty and Staff
This fall, staff and faculty have no
excuses! Two gentle yoga classes will be offered to improve body and mind.
As in past years, instructor Tracey Ulshafer, of One Yoga Center, will
hold classes on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 in PE225. Dates for
these classes are Sept. 14, 21, and 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19, and 26; Nov. 2,
9, 16, 23, and 30; and Dec. 7.
Additionally, our very own Helen Tanzini is volunteering her time to offer
multi-level yoga classes on eight Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in PE
119. Dates for these classes are Sept. 9, 16, 23, and 30, and Oct. 7,
14, 21 and 28. Helen reports that this type of yoga, which she does regularly,
is called Vinyassa Yoga, meaning "flow."
a mat and water.
Own Golf Classic Oct. 6
The MCCC Athletics Department hosts its 18th Annual Golf Classic on Tuesday,
Oct. 6 at the Mercer Oaks East Golf Course. Proceeds fbenefit the Student-Athlete
Scholarship Fund. The tournament concludes at 5:30
p.m. with an awards reception, door prizes and dinner. Golfers and party-only
guests will enjoy the premiere facilities available in the Mercer Oaks
here. Golf website here.
Airport to Host Golf for Scholarships Oct. 7
The Trenton-Mercer Airport will host its 6th Annual Trenton-Mercer "Skys
the Limit Golf Outing Wed., Oct. 7, at Mountain View Golf Course.
All proceeds go to scholarships for area college students pursuing careers
in aviation -- including MCCC students.
Signup sheet here.
Greater Mercer County Heart Walk, Sept. 13, registration 9:30 a.m.; walk
begins at 10:30 a.m., Mercer County Park.
On 2 at Katmandu Sept. 27
Report to the Community Nov. 12
Women's Council Awards Six Scholarships
The Latina Women's Council of Mercer
County has awarded six $1,000 scholarships to incoming Mercer students.
Photo and more here.
Alumni Story: Jeffrey Presha
A family court investigator in Middlesex County, Jeffrey Presha began
taking classes at Mercer 30 years ago. He graduated in 2009 with an AAS
degree in Paralegal Studies.
on "Views and Voices" Radio
the month of August Rachel Katz of WWFM's "Views and Voices"
radio show interviewed the following MCCC staffers. The webcasts are available
Mellissia Zanjani on new college initiatives
Robert Wisniewski on Green Building Management programs
LaTonya Ashford Ligon on the new "Disengaged Student" grant
Tricia Fagan on the Mercer County Photography Exhibit
Kitty Getlik on the new Kelsey Theatre season
on WZBN TV
Mercer's faculty and staff have also recently been invited to interview
on Mercer County Cable TV station, WZBN. The interviews will be part of
their news broadcasts. Recent interviewees are Gary Perryman (Solar/Energy
Technology, Andrea Lynch (Study Abroad), John Simone (women's cross country
and National Soccer Tournament), and Winifred Howard (Jazz On 2 at Katmandu).
Art at the Italian Americal Festival
Helene Plank, an alumnus and part-time staff member who "retired"
after many years of service at MCCC, and her husband, Bill, also an alumnus,
will display original works of art at the Mercer County Italian American
Festival Sept. 25-27 at Mercer County Park. In a tribute to the Italian
Renaissance they will display Bill's replica of DaVinci's flying machine.
Helene and Bill have formed the company "Plank Art Designs."
in the News Online
Adding Women's Cross Country in 2010
Jazz on 2 Anniversary Concert set at Katmandu
College Offers New Programs and Degrees
County Herald: Jurors
Selected for 80th Phillips Mill Art Exhibit
Jersey College Offers Insurance Degree
Mystical Aladdin Opens Kelsey Kids Series
Times online: Aladdin
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
4-13: Alice in Wonderland
18-27: Jekyll and Hyde
Season! Kelsey Theatre Salutes Hollywood in 2009-10 Season
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