E-Bulletin of October 1,
Chair Rev. William Coleman to be Honored Oct. 25
Rev. William E. Coleman, Jr., chair of the MCCC Board of Trustees, will
be among 10 individuals honored at the Trenton Branch of the NAACP's 39th
Annual Freedom Fund Awards Dinner on Sunday, Oct. 25. Coleman will receive
the Catherine S. Graham Humanitarian Award for his outstanding achievements
in reaching out to youth and adults in the community, and for his ministry.
at the event will be recently retired MCCC Vice President Beverly Richardson,
for her work in education. All recipients will be recognized as exemplary
citizens for dedicated service to the greater Trenton community. Tickets
for the dinner are $60 per person. A cocktail reception begins at 4 p.m.,
followed by the awards dinner and program at 5 p.m. For more information,
call (609) 392-6772.
Center Mounts Display
The Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Center is exhibiting"The Holocaust
and Genocide: The Betrayal of Humanity" now through mid-November.
was recently displayed on the battleship New Jersey anchored in Camden.
The photographic exhibit is located on the second
floor of the Library.
Handouts will be available on the ongoing genocide in Darfur and
other trouble spots in the world, according to MCCC Professor Emeritus
Saul Goldwasser. For further information contact Professor Goldwasser
Discusses Politics Oct. 14
Joan Goldstein's book discussion series at The Princeton Public Library
called, "Talking Politics" will center this month on Afghanistan
and Pakistan with the book, "Descent into Chaos: The US and the Disaster
in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia" by Ahmed Rashid. The
meeting is scheduled for Wednesday evening, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the
Quiet Room of the Princeton Library. Copies of the book are available
from the library. Goldstein invites all to attend. "This is a very
timely book," she said.
The Gallery Through Oct. 8: Mercer County Photography 2009
6: MCCC's Golf Classic. Last
chance to sign up. See tournament
A printable registration form is available here.
Session for High Schoolers/Parents Oct. 14
2009 Annual Report to the Community Set for Nov. 12
"Abundant Opportunities Await you at Mercer"
New Degree Options at MCCC
The college has announced four new degree programs that bring the total
number of majors to 68: Culinary Arts, Digital Film, Game Design and Physics.
According to Vice President Guy Generals, planning for these initiatives
has been ongoing for many months. Details here.
Web Feature: MCCC Athlete of the Week
Thanks to sports
news volunteer Craig Haley, the Athletics Department is now featuring
an Athlete of the Week online. Click here.
Cave Invitation -- Online Teaching and Learning Oct. 7-8
From Debbie Kell: You're invited
to attend an Online Teaching and Learning (OTL) Conference sponsored by
Jossey-Bass (publisher) and LearningTimes Events. The event will be delivered
"fully online - in real time" over two days: Wednesday, 10/7,
and Thursday, 10/8, here on campus in the BAT Cave (CM126B). You are invited
to attend one or more sessions with us, so please join us if you are available
and interested! Feel free to bring a brown bag snack or lunch.
The Conference features key presenters who are authors and practitioners,
and regarded as leaders in the field of education and online learning.
The live online sessions are all relevant to teaching and learning in
an online environment! Details here.
Student Receives PEO Scholarship
who began her studies this fall at MCCC, has received a $1,500 scholarship
from the Philanthropic Educational Organization, known as PEO International.
The organization provides need-based grants to women whose
education has been interrupted, and who find it necessary to return to
school to support themselves and/or their families.
and the mother of five, Robinson is a first-year Liberal Arts student
who also works full-time for the NJ Commission on Higher Education. She
plans to transfer to Rider University upon graduation to continue her
studies in counseling. Her ultimate career goal is to become a Christian
guidance counselor. More with photo here.
Center for Training and Development
Offers Free Employee Training
MCCC is offering basic skills training in communications, computer operations,
mathematics and English as a second language to employees at businesses
throughout New Jersey. The training is offered at no charge to employers,
thanks to the third year of the New Jersey Business and Industry Associations
(NJBIA) Basic Skills Training Program (Basic Skills III), a partnership
between the State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Community College Consortium,
and the NJBIA. More here.
From Winifred Howard: We had some great jazz music on Sunday, Sept.
27 at Katmandu, as JazzOn2 celebrated the first year of WWFM's return
to jazz. We want to thank you for the support in helping us get the word
out about our event and the station. A few hundred enthusiastic and appreciative
folks, from toddlers to grands, listened and danced to the different styles
of jazz. Be sure to tune in at 89.1HD2, or on-line at www.JazzOn2.org.
Or, if you just happen to be in the vicinity of the PE Building/Kelsey
Theatre, we're piping some great jazz out to the bus stop and traffic
Food Drive for Womanspace
International Student Organization is sponsoring a food drive for Thanksgiving
food for Womanspace from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15. Items needed include non-perishable
food such as cranberry sauce, gravy, canned pie filling or pumpkin pie
crust mix, stuffing, corn bread mix, canned ham, rice, jello, pudding,
instant mashed potatoes, canned fruits and vegetables, canned milk, chick
peas, spaghetti sauce, pasta, napkins, pie plates, etc.
bins are located in the ISO office in the Student Center, Room 117. Call
Amy Immordino at ext. 3531 before you deliver your donations to be sure
the office is open.
in the News Online
will detail wrongful imprisonment
Offers Basic Skills Business Training
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
2-11: Carol Burnett's "Hollywood Arms"
16-25: Bus Stop
Season! Kelsey Theatre Salutes Hollywood in 2009-10 Season
Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the
list of job openings on campus.
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