of September 10, 2008
Out to Commemorate 9-11
As part of Mercer's 9-11 ceremony, Trenton Firefighter and Mercer County
Fire Academy Instructor, Chris Smith, will speak about his 12 days working
at Ground Zero. The event is set for Thursday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. in
the Memorial Garden adjacent to the Student Center.
Other speakers include Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes, MCCC Board
Chair Anthony Cimino, and MCCC President Patricia C. Donohue. The invocation
will be given by Rev. William E. Coleman Jr., Vice Chair of the colleges
Board of Trustees.
Members of the Mercer County Police Academy will participate, and MCCC
student Kelly Carvin, winner of the college talent search competition
last March, will sing "God Bless America." A wreath will be
placed on the colleges memorial bench.
McCormick Selected for Executive Leadership Institute
Mark McCormick, dean of MCCC's Business and Technology Division, is one
of 35 community college leaders from throughout North America to be selected
for the 2008 Executive Leadership Institute sponsored by the League for
Innovation in the Community College. Recommended by MCCC President Patricia
Donohue, McCormick is the only representative from a New Jersey community
college. The Institute will be held in Tempe, Arizona, December 7-12,
2008. More here
2008-09 Student Handbook -- Where Can You Get One?
Offices of Student Activities at both campuses will coordinate the distribution
of this years Student Handbook. Hard copies may be ordered for the
West Windsor Campus by emailing Danielle Garruba at firstname.lastname@example.org
and for the James Kerney Campus by emailing Terrence Carter at email@example.com.
for the handbook online.
Department Offers Reduced Ticket Price for MCCC Golfers
The Athletics Department is offering MCCC faculty and staff a reduced
ticket price for the MCCC Golf Classic, to be held at Mercer Oaks East
Golf Course on Monday, Oct. 6. The discounted price is $150 per golfer.
(Regular ticket price is $200.) Proceeds from the tournament will be donated
to the MCCC Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund.
range for tournament participants opens at 10:30 a.m., with registration
and lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m. and tee-off at 12:30 p.m. The tournament
concludes at 5:30 p.m. with an awards reception, door prizes and dinner.
Registration forms are available at www.mccc.edu/golf or call John Simone
at ext. 3740. More here.
Flight Fair Set for Oct. 4
Faculty and flight instructors will offer scenic plane rides above Mercer
County at a Flight Fair on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
Trenton-Mercer Airport. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 5. Cost is 20 cents
per pound of a rider's weight, with an $8 minimum and $22 maximum fee.
(Weights are kept secret.) More here
Theatre Still Offering Employee Discount
The Kelsey Theatre season officially kicks off with the Yardley Players'
production of "Moon Over Buffalo Sept. 19 to 28. Ticket discounts
are available for all shows for MCCC staff and faculty at a cost of $5
per person with a $1 service charge. However, employees may no longer
purchase their discounted tickets online. Please call the Kelsey Box Office
at (609) 570-3333 or purchase your tickets in person. Box office hours
are: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon; Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.; and one
hour before show time.
Donohue to Lead at Mercer Chamber
The Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a membership event "Mercer
Chamber's Most Wanted," on Sept. 23, 24 and 25. Over 100 volunteers
will work against the clock and against each other to sign up new chamber
members. The event is organized by a group called "Your Chamber Connection,"
which includes President Donohue as a "Sheriff." Michael Glass
is also playing a role as a member of Dr. Donohue's team. Photo here.
Attention faculty! We are expanding and updating our Alumni E-Mail list
so we can keep everyone informed about MCCC news and upcoming events.
We will be inviting alumni to our Dec. 4 Report to the Community event.
If you have any alumni e-mail addresses please send them to Wendy Humphrey
in Public Information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writes for Packet
Adjunct faculty member Joan Goldstein published an article in The Princeton
Packet on Aug. 22, 2008 entitled, "Making Sense of Nature: State
Museum exhibit salutes 300th of the grand master of biology." Because
of the focus on the scientist Linnaeus and the New World, the article
has been reproduced in England by the Linnaeus Society of London, and
in Sweden. (The article is no longer online.)
for a flyer about the New Jersey Gay-Straight Alliance 5th Annual Conference
on Oct. 18 for students, advisors and supporters. For more information
contact Denise Ingram email@example.com
a Local School Get a Computer --Give Blood
If St. Gregory the Great's Oct. 17, 2008 blood
drive succeeds in reaching the goal of 100 pints of blood donated, the
Community Blood Bank of NJ will donate a computer to the school.
The blood drive takes place from 3 to 8:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
To make an appointment call Barbara at 609-587-2307.
in the News Online
Day For Remembering Victims and Heroes
Age-Related Issues Focus on Gerontology Studies
Culinary Center Offers Fall Courses
Late-Starting Credit Classes at MCCC
Golf Classic to Benefit Students
Coming to Kelsey Theatre
12 and 13 Benefit Shows: "Through Our Eyes" and "The Comedy-Magic
of Mark Robinson"
19-28: Moon Over Buffalo
3 - 12: Brighton Beach Memoirs
of the 2008-09 Season
Back Breakfast Sept. 12
Student Activities invites faculty and staff to a free "Welcome Back
Breakfast" in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room on Sept. 12, from 10:30
to 11:30 a.m.
Breakfast Sept. 16
Faculty, staff and students are invited to a free Chick-Fil-A breakfast
on Sept. 16 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Student Center.
Lecture: John Cusack, Sustainability Expert, to Speak Sept. 23
Position Openings at MCCC
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list of job openings on campus.
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