of February 18, 2010
Jazz and R&B at the James Kerney Campus Feb. 19
The JKC Jazz Cafe' will feature the band "Bar-One" on Friday,
Feb. 19, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the JKC Centre City Cafe. Admission is $5
and food will be served. The event is sponsored by the African-American
Student Organization and the JKC Student Activities Board.
Dating Doctor" Workshop Feb. 23
Student Activities and the Student Government Association invite all to
an afternoon with David Coleman, who will present "The Dating Doctor,
Making Relationships Matter." Couples and singles are welcome. Learn
five characteristics of a healthy relationship, three types of love found
in a healthy relationship, and more. It happens at the WWC Conference
Center, Feb. 23. 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. Lunch provided. RSVP to reserve
your free ticket by calling ext. 3435 or 3412.
County Artist Awards Reception Feb. 24
Sixty-five artists and 82 works of art will be represented at the Mercer
County Artists exhibit at MCCC's Gallery opening Feb. 23. An Awards Reception
is set for Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The show will be on
display through April 1. Read
Lunch & Learn Workshop Feb. 25
college is offering Lunch & Learn Workshops open to all employees
on "Commitment; an Essential Component for Success,"
as part of a Wellness Committee effort. Those who have signed up for the
Fitness Challenge will be especially interested in the topic, designed
to help everyone reach their goals. Presenter will be Nora Kashinsky of
the Metro Employee Assistance Service. The workshops are set for Thurs.,
Feb. 25 at the WWC Faculty/Staff Dining Room, noon to 1 p.m. and Wed.,
March 24, noon to 1 p.m. at the James Kerney Campus Center City Café.
Bring your own lunch. RSVP to Davell Cheston at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please enter "I will attend the Lunch & Learn at WWC (or JKC)"
in the subject line.
History Month Concludes With Luncheon Feb. 26
The African-American Student Organization concludes its Black History
Month events with a luncheon on Friday, Feb. 26, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
(date changed from Thurs.). Speakers include Vice President Guy Generals
and East Windsor Township Council Member Walter Daniels. Food
will be prepared by MCCC culinary students. The fee is $3 for students
and $5 for faculty, staff and visitors. Get your ticket from the Bursar's
office or call ext. 3404.
Info Session March 3
Spread the word! MCCC's Enrollment Services Office will host an Information
Session on March 3 at 6 p.m. in the Student Center for high school students
eligible for the NJSTARS program. More
to Host Movie Music Weekend March 5-7
WWFM The Classical Network will set the stage for Oscar night with a weekend
filled with music from the big screen March 5 through 7. "Lights,
Camera...Music!" will kick off with a daylong, on-air tribute to
the music of John Williams (Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones), Bernard
Hermann (Psycho, North by Northwest) and other composers behind the soundtracks
of movie blockbusters. The celebration continues through Sunday online.
Fair March 9
The Career Services and Transfer Office is hosting a Nursing Career and
Transfer Fair on Tuesday, March 9, 2 to 4 p.m. in the Student Center Cafeteria.
Twenty representatives from local and out-of-state hospitals and colleges
will be attending.
Healthy Workshop March 10
Kristin Kwak will present a nutrition workshop on Wed., March 10, noon
to 1 p.m. at the Conference Center at Mercer, sponsored by the Student
Activities Department. The workshop and lunch are free with ticket, available
for pickup at SC111. If you have any questions call Bethanne at ext. 3435.
Professor Mel Leipzig will explore the vast contributions of Henri
Matisse in his slide lecture, 12 noon, CM 109. More
MCCC's Scholarship Dinner
Dance, Hyatt Regency, Princeton. More
Coach Charlie Inverso Steps Down; Search for New Coach Under Way
Mention the name Charlie Inverso and most people connect him with soccer
at MCCC, where he completed his 24th season as head coach for the men's
team in 2009.
Inverso announced his resignation in early February, leaving behind a
legacy of success that has put Mercer on the national stage for junior
college men's soccer. Under Inverso, the MCCC Vikings made 18 trips to
the nationals, with 13 Final Four appearances and nine trips to the finals,
earning five national championships over three decades, most recently
in 2004. Along the way, his Vikings squads dominated the Garden State
Athletic Conference, Region 19 and Northeast District. Read
Player Carolyn Walters Selected as MCCC Woman Athlete of the Year
MCCC sophomore soccer player, Carolyn Walters, was selected as Woman of
the Year for the Garden State Athletic Conference's 24th annual celebration
of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, held at Seton Hall University
on Feb. 7. According to Walters' coach, Jodie Ricciardi, she was selected
because of her leadership both on and off the field. Read
and Variety On Tap at MCCC Summer Camps
Even in the face of the harshest winter in recent memory, camp coordinators
at MCCC have summer on their minds. Camp season for children ages 6 to
17 runs from June 21 through August 13, and registration is under way
for Camp College, Sports Camps, and Tomato Patch Visual and Performing
Arts Workshops (which begin June 28). Before and after-camp care is available
for all programs. Camp College will host an Open House Feb. 20. More
Bound Student Featured in Trentonian
Trenton High School student Franchesca Saraison cites Mercer's Upward
Bound program as contributing to her success. Now at the top of her class,
the senior says she will be delivering the valedictorian address at graduation.
"During my freshman year in high school I joined the Upward Bound
program. Through this program I have benefitted immensely, receiving the
help and resources to make my high school career a success. Through Upward
Bound and the Project Link program I was able to complete three college
courses at MCCC." Read
the full story here.
and Women's Basketball Teams Peak As Post-Season Approaches
The men's and women's basketball teams are looking strong as they head
into the Region 19 Tournament, which starts next week. According to MCCC
Athletics Director John Simone, both teams have clinched first place in
the Garden State Athletic Conference, a dual mark of achievement that
hasn't been reached in years. Read
Dean Kenneth Woodbury Visits MCCC
Former MCCC Dean of Academic Affairs Kenneth B. Woodbury visited the area
recently and met with Michael Glass, Director of Statewide Training, and
former MCCC President John Hanley. Dr. Woodbury is the former president
of Harrisburg Area Community College and Valencia Community College Foundation
in Orlando, Florida, where he was recognized as the most successful community
college fundraiser on several occasions. He had retired to Maine, but
recently accepted the presidency of the National College of the Marshall
Islands in the South Pacific (1500 miles south of Hawaii). Glass said,
"Talk about challenges! He wishes all his old friends at Mercer a
happy and successful New Year." Woodbury can be reached at email@example.com.
in the News Online
Brunswick's Martin Receives Doctorate Degree
Farm Insurance Grant Will Help MCCC Students Work with High Schoolers
When the Masters
Meet (featuring Professor Mel Leipzig)
Hungry? Find out what's cookin' at the
MCCC Café at WWC.
for week of Feb. 22..........
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
12- 21: "Pygmalion" (featuring MCCC's own Kitty Getlik)
20: "Little Mermaid"
26 - Mar. 7: "Fiddler on the Roof"
12-21 "The Adventunes of Tom Sawyer"
Position Openings at MCCC
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list of job openings on campus.
Get an update on the progress of our sports teams
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