E-Bulletin of January 26, 2006
40th Anniversary Website Debuts; Memoirs Requested
And now... drumroll... The MCCC Marketing
staff has a new web
page for the college's 40th anniversary. We would like to add the
memoirs of our faculty and staff members who have been with the college
for 20 or more years. We know you have exciting, interesting memories
to share with the public. Please read our suggestions here.
reach the 40th anniversary site at any time from the home page, click
on the 40th icon in the bottom right corner.
Credit Courses This Semester
Help MCCC boost its spring enrollment! Let your students know about
later-starting credit classes this semester. They can get to the full
list from the college's home page by clicking on
"later-starting credit courses" under the "Registration"
section. The press release on this is linked here.
Fair March 15
Please help spread the word to students. The Mercer County Veteran's
Task Force will be holding a Career Fair at MCCC's Student Center on
Wednesday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Applicants will be able to
meet employers and should dress appropriately and have resumes available.
Ready for the Big Party!
Plans for MCCC's Scholarship Gala are moving forward quickly. Remember
everyone on campus can arrange a payroll deduction for tickets. Staff
tickets are $150. The regular ticket price is $200. Call Elaine Stout
to make your reservations at ext. 3607. Click here for photo and more.
Fiks Has Solo Show in Moscow
The artwork of Yevgeniy Fiks is now on exhibit in a solo show in Moscow.
Learn more about "Soviet Realist" art, pro-Russian Hollywood
movies and even two dog "cosmonauts" from the Khrushchev era
in a story written by Gallery Director Tricia Fagan, online here.
Getlik Interviewed on Gellman Show
Kelsey Theatre Director, Kitty Getlik, is featured in a half-hour interview
on "The Terry Gellman Show," syndicated for cable TV. The
interview will air in February on several different stations. She spoke
on a variety of topics, including how community theatre operates, tips
for aspiring actors, upcoming events at Kelsey, Tomato Patch summer
workshops and the Open Air Theatre at Washington Crossing State Park.
Offers GED Preparation Course Online
MCCC's Adult Basic Education unit now administers a GED preparation
course online. Students can sign up from anywhere in the country to
get ready for their high school equivalency exam. The program administrator,
Adrienne Dixon of the James Kerney Campus, said it's a self-paced program
and the cost is only $100 for 12 to 14 weeks. Learn
more at their website here.
Stephen Gnojewski will lead a workshop exploring the fundamentals of
playwriting on Saturday, Feb. 18, from noon to 3 p.m.
in the MCCC Studio Theatre/CM122. "The workshop will introduce
several dramatic strategies used in structuring a story for the stage,"
says Theatre program coordinator Jody Person. "The final goal of
the workshop is for the participants to produce a ten-minute play in
Mr. Gnojewski earned his MFA in playwriting from Rutgers University
and is currently the Literary Associate at George Street Playhouse in
New Brunswick. His plays have been produced by several universities
and theatre companies, and his play, "Life Like,"
won the "Best New Work Award" at the Tulsa Oklahoma Play Festival.
His workshop is free and open to the public. Call ext. 3524 to reserve
Coming to MCCC March
28 and 29 and April 1 will be workshops on Indian classical
dance by Baladevi Chandrashekar, a choreographer, artist and research
scholar. She is the artistic director of Shree Padma Nrityam Academy
of Performing Arts in Princeton. The talks will focus on the history
and practice of Indian classical dance theatre. They take place from
10:30 to 11:50 a.m. at the MCCC Studio Theatre/CM122.
Also on April 1, Chandrashekar will present a Bharata Nrityam dance
recital at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre. The workshops are free and
open to the public. Call ext. 3524 for more information or to reserve
Click here for
a writeup from Ms. Chandrashekar about her and her workshops.
Kelsey Theatre and Gallery Events
Through Feb. 17 --
Callosum" at The Gallery
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"
Go Red Day for Women
The college is supporting National Go Red Day for heart disease awareness
for women. Amy Iseneker says, "We are encouraging everyone on campus
to wear red on Friday, Feb. 3, and to support the Heart Association
by making a $5 donation in exchange for a red dress pin." (Yes,
it's a red pin in the shape of a dress.) You can give your donation
to one of the following volunteers: Sharon Vlasac in the Conference
Center; Wendy Lancaster in the AD Building; Amy Iseneker in the MS Building;
Danielle Garruba in the Student Center.
Brothers/Big Sisters Fundraiser
On Saturday, March 25, Jeff Zygmunt will be participating in an annual
fundraiser for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Mercer County. BOWL FOR KIDS
SAKE takes place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Colonial Bowling Lanes
on Route 1 in Lawrenceville. "As has been my custom in the past,
I would like to try to attain as many sponsors as I possibly can to
support me in this great cause," Zygmunt said.
Sponsors can pledge
in one of two ways, on a per-pin basis or a flat rate. Call ext. 3231
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judy Katz of Purchasing, a member of the Millstone
Valley Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, is offering a "Singing
Valentine." Recipients will receive two songs, a silk rose, a chocolate
treat, a Valentine card and a Polaroid photo for $50. Call 908-874-3079.
Proceeds support Sweet Adelines International, a nonprofit organization
of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop
harmony through education and performances.
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