E-Bulletin of February 1, 2005
Combines Talents of MCCC Drama Student with Leipzig Paintings
A very special performance awaits you at ARTWORKS in Trenton on Feb.
18 and 19. MCCC Drama students, under the direction of Maureen Heffernan,
will perform excerpts from two Ibsen masterworks: “Peer Gynt”
and “A Doll’s House.” The performance will be supplemented
with paintings by Mel Leipzig, an Ibsen aficionado and close friend
of the preeminent translator of Ibsen’s work in America, the late
Rolf Fjelde. More
for African American Heritage Month
The African American Student Organization at MCCC has planned a series
of events for February. The theme is "The Niagara Movement:
Black Protest Reborn 1905-2005."
Feb. 2. 12:15 p.m., Student Center Cafeteria: Opening Ceremony featuring
a performance by Mr. Carl Anthony and Dance Troupe
Feb. 8, 12:15 p.m., Student Center Lounge: Lecture by Professor Alvin
Feb. 17, 12:15 p.m.,
Student Center: Health Fair and Bake Sale to benefit Fox Chase Cancer
Feb. 22, 12:15 p.m.,
SC 108, Student Center: Lecture by Mr. Wayne Jackson
Feb. 24, 12:15 p.m.,
Faculty-Staff Dining Room: Black History Month Unity Luncheon
Feb. 27, 12:15 p.m.,
Student Center Lounge: Lecture by N.J. Freeholder Tony Mack
For more information
call Nicole Sutton at ext. 3428.
Forum on Marriage Feb. 18
"I Do? -- The Social, Legal and Cultural Definitions of Marriage"
takes place at the Conference Center from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on
Feb. 18. Continental breakfast is included, followed by a roundtable
discussion with a very distinguished panel, and audience questions.
Training Open House
The Center for Continuing Studies will host an open house for "New
Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey," the alternate route teacher
training program, on Thurs., Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m. at the Conference Center.
Time to Party!
Get out your dancing shoes for a Surfin' Safari! The college's annual
Scholarship Dinner Dance is set for March 5, and your presence is requested.
This very special gala evening is known as the best party in Mercer
County! You will enjoy an elegant dinner, entertainment by the Landsharks
of Orlando Florida, art auction, and dancing. You can dress in beach
attire (modest) or wear black tie. Instead of the general cost of $200
per ticket, the cost for staff and faculty is $150. Of course, all proceeds
go to scholarships for MCCC students.
Call Elaine Stout
at ext. 3607 to make your reservation. More
Students Broadcast on Channel 23
According to faculty member Steve Voorhees, Mercer's Television Club
students will resume broadcasting their news show, MCN Live,
on Thursdays from 5:30 to 5:50 p.m. beginning Feb. 10. The students
will be broadcasting an edited version of the Late Night Series
at 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Their tapings of
MCCC sporting events will air multiple times during the week. On Feb.
18 the students will film the community forum on marriage. Air times
will be announced.
Education Video Donated
Perlman Insurance Company of Lawrenceville has donated a video documentary,
entitled “Testimony of the Human Spirit,” to the Mercer
County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center, located in the college library.
A project of the Westchester Holocaust Education Center in Purchase,
NY, “Testimony of the Spirit” is a broadcast-quality teaching
resource that examines the Holocaust through the eyes of six men and
women who were children or teenagers in Europe during the rise and fall
of the Third Reich. Written and directed by Sarah Kate Robbins and narrated
by the acclaimed actor Eli Wallach, the material was specifically developed
for use in middle schools, high schools and college classrooms to increase
students’ awareness of the importance of standing up to hatred.
County Artists 2005
On Saturday, Feb. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to noon, artwork will be accepted
for consideration in the "Mercer County Artists" exhibit.
Photography is not included, and works must have been executed within
two years of the show. THis year's juror will be Donna Gustafson of
the Hunterdon Museum of Art. The exhibit opens Feb. 28 and continues
through April 1, with an opening reception set for March 9 from 5 to
7:30 p.m. For more information call ext. 3588 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940"
is not actually a musical. But it is a first-rate murder mystery, told
with a delicious satirical twist and filled with suspense, intrigue,
and a surprise ending, of course! Pierrot Productions – Theater
to Go presents this ingenious whodunit at Kelsey Theatre on Fridays
and Saturdays, Feb. 18 and 19, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m., and Sundays, Feb.
20 and 27 at 2 p.m. More
Inner beauty rules
the day when Kaleidoscope Theatre presents the classic tale of love,
“Beauty and the Beast,” at Kelsey
Theatre for two performances on Saturday, February 19 at 2 and 4 p.m.
The most famous
reptile in children’s literature is coming to Kelsey Theatre.
The award-winning Theatre IV presents “Lyle, Lyle,
Crocodile” for two performances only on Saturday,
February 26 at 2 and 4 p.m. More
Adelines Fundraiser for Valentine's Day
Judy Katz of Purchasing, a member of Sweet Adelines International through
the Millstone Valley Chorus, invites all to send someone a special singing
valentine to help support this nonprofit educational organization, which
works to preserve the art of barbershop-style music. On Feb. 14, for
$50, you can send a singing valentine that includes two songs, a silk
rose, a chocolate treat, a Valentine card and a Polaroid photo. For
information call 908-874-3079.
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