E-Bulletin of April 20, 2006
Sen to Lecture April 26
Sharmila Sen, associate professor of English, will present an overview
of postcolonial theory and gender on Wednesday, April 26 at noon in CM
159. Her lecture is part of the Africans in the Diaspora series. Details
Fair this Weekend
The Aviation program's Flight Fair is set for Saturday, April 22, 2006
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, April 23. Members of the
college's Aviation faculty will offer small plane rides, taking off from
the college's hangar at Trenton-Mercer Airport. The cost is 20 cents per
pound (weights are kept secret), with a minimum charge of $8 and a maximum
of $22 per person. Click here
Campus to Host Celebration May 9
Dr. DeForest Soaries, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens
in Somerset, will be the keynote speaker at the James Kerney Campus "Celebration
of Academic Achievement" May 9 at 6 p.m. at Trenton's War Memorial
building. Hosted by Dr. Beverly Richardson, the evening will honor graduates
of credit programs who began at JKC, and those who have completed the
GED, Career Training Institute and English Language Institute programs.
Four student speakers will present personal messages and culinary students
will prepare refreshments. All are welcome.
a Tasty New Course This Spring or Summer
Studies will be offering a full plate of new courses this spring and summer.
to learn more.
Covers MCCC's DREAM Program
Read Newsweek Magazine's coverage of the DREAM program at MCCC here.
April 11 Open House
stream of prospective students and their parents were greeted with friendly
faces and fantastic exhibits at the very successful April 11 Open House.
Special treats were provided by Frank Benowitz and his students. Jim Kelly's
jazz band performed and MCCC drama students put on skits. Photos
Viking Drops the Puck
Check out this photo of the MCCC Viking (aka Francis Paixao) dropping
the puck at the Sovereign Bank Area on April 8 during MCCC's promo night.
In addition to featuring our mascot, the arena broadcast three MCCC radio
spots and we were able to distribute information. Click here
for Seniors/Visually Impaired Comes to Mercer County
The Greater Mercer TMA is bringing a new transportation service to Mercer
County for older adults and the visually impaired. Called ITNGreaterMercer,
the service is expected to be operational in early to mid fall. Representatives
of ITNGreaterMercer came to campus recently to discuss how the service
can be helpful to those attending classes at the college. They asked us
to help spread the word.
is a community-based transportation service that will be available seven
days a week, twenty-four hours a day for any trip purpose within a fifteen-mile
radius. The service will pick people up at their door; with a paid or
volunteer driver in a private automobile, not vans or buses. Members who
want to use the service set up a personal debit account so cash is never
exchanged in the vehicle. For further information or to become a member
call (609) 452-1491 or visit the website here.
Sale April 29 Benefits MCCC Students
The Princeton Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society will hold a
sale of rare and unusual rhododendrons at MCCC on Saturday, April 29 from
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. A free azalea will be given to the
first fifty buyers. The sale will feature hundreds of plants including
those unavailable from standard garden centers. The local chapter of this
not-for-profit organization donates the proceeds of this sale to MCCC
Kelsey Theatre Events
April 21 to
29 -- "Godspell"
by MCCC's drama students.
May 6 -- "Aesop's
May 12 to 21 -- La
Cage Aux Folles
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