E-Bulletin of October 19, 2004

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Sports Program Wins CAANJ Cup
In recognition of overall athletic excellence for the 2003-2004 season, MCCC won the junior college division of the CAANJ (Collegiate Athletic Administrators of New Jersey) Cup, sponsored by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. It was the first time in the Cup’s seven-year history that Mercer took home the prize at the community college level. The Cup is awarded annually on the basis of points accumulated according to conference and national standings.

MCCC received the award at the CAANJ Awards Luncheon Oct. 14 at the Somerset Marriott Hotel attended by Athletic Department staff. Photos and more

MCCC Wins Four Marketing Awards
Lynn Holl and Francis Paixao accepted the college's four awards during the National Conference of Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District I awards ceremony Oct. 4. The NCMPR represents marketing and public relations professionals at colleges in the northeastern U.S., eastern Canada and the U.K. The MCCC Marketing team also includes graphic designers James Smith and Tracy Patterson, Editor Brad Kent and Public Information staff Saveria Symons and Wendy Humphrey. MCCC Photography student Cheryl Gower photographed her fellow students for the ad campaign.
Photo and more

Article on Student Vote Includes MCCC
The Times' Oct. 17 edition featured a story about college students and the upcoming election, in which MCCC students and faculty member Joan Goldstein were interviewed. Story

Physical Therapist Assistant Students Host Fitness Event
On Oct. 20 in the Student Center Cafeteria, Physical Therapist Assistant students will offer activities and exercise tips for even the most entrenched "couch potato." Stop by between 11 and 2. The students are celebrating National Physical Therapy Month and attempting to raise an awareness of physical fitness. There will be a couple of contests and prizes for those who participate.

"Entrepreneur of the Year" Featured
MCCC alumnus Russell Hancock is featured on the "Entrepreneur U" website as one of the "2004 Global Student Entrepreneurs." We featured Hancock in Viking's summer issue (page 5). Entrepreneur News

Best Practices Conference Coming to MCCC: Seeks Proposals
The New Jersey Council of County Colleges says: "The 2005 Best Practices Conference call for proposals is now available. This is your opportunity to showcase the best and brightest ideas, solutions and programs on your campus and share ideas with more than 200 community college administrators, faculty, and staff. The conference will be held on Friday, April 29 at Mercer County Community College's Conference Center."

Packet Features Lena Cardaciotto
Well known at Mercer for her expertise as a handwriting analyst, classroom assistant Lena Cardaciotto was the subject of a feature article in the Packet recently. The story is online.

Fun at the Wild West Roundup
MCCC staff and faculty members got together for the MCCC Foundation's Wild West Roundup Oct. 15 in the Student Center. Bill Mate said he hopes the event served to keep the mission of the MCCC Foundation in everyone's mind. He hopes that many will come out for another great time at the March 5 dinner dance.

A committee chaired by Elaine Stout included Susan Busch, Jennie DeLapo, Mike Dill, Jackie Dunn, Lynn Holl, Barbara Marx and Lucy McElhenny. Fabulous food featured cowboy style barbequed chicken and ribs prepared by MCCC's Food Service staff.

Visit "The Space Between"
"The Space Between" continues at The Gallery through Oct. 29.
Gallery Director Tricia Fagan says that artists Randall Greenbaum and David Kaufmann "have unique, very personal visions that direct how they work with paint and surfaces, they have a lot to say to each other in their work. Both are exploring color in unusual ways. Both are interested in the rhythm and movement that happens in the spaces in between. It’s a visual dialogue that people should have fun eavesdropping on!”

Kelsey Discount for Staff/Faculty
Kitty Getlik wants to remind everyone that all MCCC staff, faculty members and students receive a special price of $5 for Kelsey Theatre tickets. It's a great resource, so come out more often and enjoy.

Coming to Kelsey
Enjoy a hilarious and timeless send-up of national institutions and the electoral process when Pierrot Productions presents "Of Thee I Sing" at Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times for this Kaufman/Gershwin classic are Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 8 p.m., and Sundays, Oct. 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. More

Two Student Productions at Mc3 Studio Theatre
Nick Anselmo directs MCCC Drama students as they examine the cost of war in a November series entitled “A Question of Honor.” The series includes two shows, "Vietnam: Letters & Remembrances” and “Antigone.” The performances take place in the MC3 Studio Theatre. Dates and show times for these powerful productions are: Friday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., and Sundays, Nov. 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. More

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