E-Bulletin of January 18, 2006
Hosts Nursing Graduation
On Jan.11 MCCC hosted a ceremony at Kelsey Theatre for 32 Nursing program
graduates, including Bob Terrano's daughter Kristin. Photos here
to Preview Storytelling Video
According to Steve Voorhees of the Television faculty, students of MCCC's
"Applied Field Production for Video" class worked with an
outside client, Storytelling Arts, to produce a video, and learned important
skills for working in a professional environment. "When
Learning Comes to Life: The World of Storytelling Arts"
will be previewed on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. at the MCCC Conference
Center Auditorium. Everyone is welcome to come and bring a guest. Storytelling
Arts will be distributing DVD copies of the video, and refreshments
will be served. Please R.S.V.P. to Steve Voorhees at email@example.com
by Friday, Jan. 20, and indicate if you plan to bring a guest.
took the project from start to finish with a completely original script,"
Voorhees said. "The project was written, shot and edited by MCCC
students over the course of the semester. During the term, the students
had meetings with the client to gain feedback on their progress."
Students went into New Jersey public schools to interview students and
Inc. is a New Jersey nonprofit organization whose mission is to make
long-term storytelling programs available to low-income and special
needs school children and their teachers in order to strengthen literacy
skills and increase motivation for learning.The company plans to use
the video as a marketing tool.
New Agreement with Atlantic Cape Community
MCCC has agreed to reserve five seats
each year in its Physical Therapist Assistant program for residents
of Atlantic and Cape May counties. In return, Atlantic Cape Community
College will reserve a minimum of five seats each year in its Culinary
Arts program for residents of Mercer County. The agreement is effective
for three years.
Tech Graduates Honored by PSE&G
of Mercer’s Utility Technology program were honored by Public
Service Electric and Gas Company, the college’s partner in designing
the program, during a recent breakfast. Photo here
After 35 years at MCCC, Professor Angela
McGlynn is leaving her full-time position. She will remain as chair
of the Master Faculty group this spring, and plans to continue writing
for the "Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education." She also plans
to do more workshops related to teaching and diversity issues. The College
of the Sequoias in California has invited her to present in March, and
she will make it a working vacation.
would like to stay connected to the college and my friends and colleagues
at Mercer for whom I have so much respect and warmth," she said.
See photos from her recent retirement party here.
Association Celebrates at MCCC
The American Heart Association celebrated its successful Heart Walk
at MCCC's Conference Center on Jan. 10. The event recognized major donors
from Mercer County, including MCCC, and drew many corporate VIPs. The
college raised $7,343 under chairperson Amy Iseneker. Staff, faculty
and student clubs and organizations participated in raising dollars
and educating us about healthy hearts. " I would like for everyone
to know how much of a difference we made," said Iseneker. Photos
Begins IPIC Training Week
Members of the MCCC staff and faculty are now
prepared to surprise muggers with their skills in jujitsu, thanks to
the IPIC class in Self Defense on Wednesday. Photos
for Healthy Cooking
Doug Fee, with the volunteer help of Dori Seider
and his students, presented a "Fat Busters" class as part
of the Professional Development training week. Faculty and staff prepared
a full range of delicious and lower-fat foods, then got to enjoy them.
on Vera Goodkin's Amazing Story
We have more details about Faculty Emerita Vera
Goodkin's newly published memoir of the Holocaust years.
Marianna Migliori has a new grandson, born to daughter Mona on Dec.
28, 2005. The little boy, Evan William Cartwright, weighed 8 lbs. 8
oz. and is very healthy. Migliori has been with MCCC for 21 years at
WWFM/Telecommunications and is now working at the switchboard part-time.
MCCC News On-Line
Tech Degree Now Offered at Middlesex CC
Jan. 12, 2006
research program is a plus (photo printed, not online)
Jan. 11, 2006
connection big winner
Jan. 03, 2006
Callosum" Opens at The Gallery
An unusual new show just opened at MCCC's Gallery and will be on display
until Feb. 17. Co-curated by Gallery Director Tricia Fagan and MCCC
alum Matt Lucash, the exhibit features the work of Austin Dodson and
Courtenay Q. Long. A reception will take place on Wed., Jan. 25 from
5 to 8 p.m., and a Gallery Talk is set for Wed., Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. Details
Jan. 20-22 -- "How
to Eat Like a Child" and Other Tips
Jan. 27-Feb. 5 -- Pinball
Wizard Takes Center Stage in "Tommy"
Feb. 10-26 -- "Best
Little Whorehouse in Texas" Whoops It Up
Feb. 11 -- Take
a Romp with "Goldilocks"
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