E-Bulletin of April 16, 2009
and Walker to be Honored at BOOST Dinner April 17
Two MCCC faculty members, Dr. Renee Walker and Professor Mel Leipzig,
will be honored at the BOOST First Annual Allies of Humanity Awards Dinner
and Ceremony at Planet Havana restaurant on Friday, April 17, 5 to 7 p.m.
Professor Alvyn Haywood will serve as Master of Ceremonies, and Dr. Guy
Generals will discuss the college's mission and vision for the city of
Trenton. Visit BOOST online here.
Day April 23
From Patrick Mombo: Diversity Day, conceived and developed
by the EOF Club (currently the PASS Club) several years ago, will be held
on Thursday, April 23 from 11:30 a.m. to1 p.m. in the Faculty/Staff dining
room, WWC. The purpose of the event is to focus on the importance of diversity
on our campus. This years theme is The Faces of Diversity.
We will have food, music and pictures from various cities and countries
which represent MCCC.
This year, the PASS Club will partner with other MCCC clubs and organizations
including VENUS, MARS, LEADS, GREEN Club and the International Student
Organization to host this annual event. Click
for the flyer.
Best Practices Conference April 23
The NJCCC is hosting its annual Best Practices Conference on April 23.
Conference program and registration form are available here,
or contact Hansita Sethi at 609-392-3434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
to Host Awards Banquet April 24
Mercer's Programs for Academic Services and Success (PASS) will host an
annual banquet to honor 2009 graduates and students who have achieved
distinction in academics and leadership. This year, PASS celebrates the
40th anniversary of the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program of
the state of New Jersey. EOF alumni are invited to attend. The banquet
takes place Friday, April 24 at the Baldassari Regency, 145 Morris Avenue
in Trenton, beginning with a reception at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. For
tickets ($20) call Maria Rodriguez at ext. 3424.
and Jazz Band Perform in May
Come out and support the MCCC Jazz Band and Chorus, who will present
Spring Concerts in May at Kelsey Theatre. Admission is free and the public
is invited. More
MCCC Chorus, directed by Pamela Sharples, will perform It
Might as Well Be Spring on Tuesday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.
MCCC Jazz Band, directed by Professor James Kelly, will present
a varied and exciting concert on Tuesday, May 12 at 8 p.m.
to Host "Celebrating Our Musical Community" June 7
Save the date! WWFM will host a fundraising concert at Patriot's Theater
at the Trenton War Memorial on Sunday, June 7, at 4 p.m. The concert will
be recorded. Click here
for the flyer.
College Month Activities
for the listings. For the full college calendar click here.
for Continuing Studies Expands Offerings in Response to Economy
MCCC's Center for Continuing Studies is offering new classes and programs
designed for those who are out of work or who need to retrain. Click here
for the story.
Prep Course in Dental Radiologic Technology
The Center for Continuing Studies is offering a new program in Dental
Radiologic Technology that begins April 29 and runs for 14 weeks. Classes
meet 5 to 8:30 p.m. at MCCC and Hamilton Dental on Kunser Road. More here.
Terrano Says See the Student Production "Angels in America"
"I am asking all members of the Mercer community to attend the MCCC
Theatre programs production of 'Angels in America Part I.' I have
been involved with the program for over 15 years at various levels, and
I'm pleased to report that we have consistently raised the bar for our
students and our audiences over the past few years. 'Angels in America'
is one of the most challenging plays ever performed. This is, at minimum,
work for four-year degree programs and MFA programs. The cast and crew
are all current students at Mercer, enrolled in the Theatre, Dance, Entertainment
Tech or Television programs. I know you will enjoy seeing our students
perform in this most challenging production." Details here.
Note: There will be a "Pride Night" performance of the play
on April 24 at 8 p.m.
to be Juror of Gallery 125 Photography Show
MCCC Associate Professor and Photography Coordinator, Michael Dalton,
will be the juror for the Gallery 125 photography show set for Sept. 11
through Nov. 7. The deadline for entries is June 17. According to the
gallery's website, Dalton "has exhibited his work over the last 20
years in a variety of galleries and other locations. His work is in the
permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and in
the Yavne Center for the Arts in Israel. He has a BFA from the School
of Visual Arts and an MFA from Columbia University. More about him and
some of his work can be seen here.
The gallery is located
at 125 S Warren Street in downtown Trenton.
Call 609-989-9119, or visit www.gallery125.com.
Justice Program Hosts Career Fair
On April 2, MCCC's Criminal Justice program hosted a Career Fair on campus.
Representatives who displayed their programs included the FBI, Trenton
and Philadelphia Police Departments, The NJ State Police, the National
Guard, John Jay College and the New Jersey and Mercer County Departments
of Corrections. Photos here.
in the News Online
Ceremony to Honor Mercer's Allies of Humanity
Training Center Hones Job Skills
Poetry Reading and Discussion
MCCC's Virtual College Wins National Award
MCCC Alumnus Wins Big at Philly Flower Show
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
17-26: MCCC Theatre Students to Present "Angels in America, Part
from West Windsor Plainsboro News]
25: "The Frog Prince" Seeks His Princess
Position Openings at MCCC
Click here for the
list of job openings on campus.
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