E-Bulletin of March 23, 2006
Gallery Announces Selections for "Mercer
County Artists" 2006
There is a treat in store for you when you see
the "Mercer County Artists 2006" exhibit at The Gallery through
April 14. Click here
for an online peek.
College Open House
College will host an Open House this Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.at
the Conference Center. MCCC employees are eligible for a discount on
the three- and four-week summer camp sessions. For
more information call 609-586-9446 or visit the camp's website here.
According to Sharon Vlasac, Camp College reaches beyond the local community
and attracts campers from out of county, out of state, and even out
of country. This summer two children from France will participate in
our programs. We've already welcomed children from Italy, France, Taiwan,
Canada, and Holland. "International campers come to visit family
in the area and enroll in our programs for cultural exchange and a chance
to practice their English," Vlasac said.
to Lecture March 30
A senior engineer
with RCA Astro-Electronics Division, Robert Cenker served as a payload
specialist on the Space Shuttle Columbia during a six-day mission from
January 12 to 18, 1986. He will lecture on “Six Days in Space”
at MCCC on Thurs., March 30 at 12 noon in CM 110 as part of the Distinguished
Lecture Series. More
to Lecture April 11
Professor Mel Leipzig's lecture, “The History of Still Life Painting,”
on Tuesday, April 11 at 12 noon in CM 110 is part of the college’s
Distinguished Lecture Series. He will focus mainly on artists from the
17th through 20th centuries. More
Professionals Day April 26
Help us spread the word to area business
people. MCCC's Center for Continuing Education will host its
for Administrative Professionals
on Wednesday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Conference Center.
The date coincides with Administrative Professionals Day. Keynote speaker
Eileen N. Sinett will speak about "the transformational power of
Participants will also attend workshops on topics such as "Business
Etiquette," "Take the Risk Out of Successful Meeting Planning,"
"How to Manage Your Boss Effectively," and "How to Organize
Your Office Like a Pro." More
Film "Nicholas Winton, The Power of Good" April 27
The MCCC Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center will show the film "Nicholas
Winton, The Power of Good," at noon on April 27 in CM 110. In the
dark days of the Holocaust, the Englishman Nicholas Winton took it upon
himself to save 669 children from certain death. The film is free and
open to students and the community. More
Professor Emeritus Saul Goldwasser will distribute materials on the
genocide that is now occurring in the Sudan and Chad, Africa. He will
give information about what individuals can do to save children and
To Host Theatre Night for Alumni & Friends June 2
Save the date! The college will host its fourth
annual Theatre Night for Alumni & Friends on Friday, June 2. Plan
to come out for a reception at 6:30, which will include light refreshments,
followed by "Lucky
Stiff," a musical comedy murder mystery at Kelsey Theatre.
Total cost will be $20 per person. For tickets, call Elaine Stout at
Studies HR Students Score 100% on Exam
According to Yvonne
Chang, the first graduates of a new Professionals in Human Resources
(PHR) certificate program achieved a 100% pass rate on the Human Resource
Certification Institute's national examination. Offered through the
Center for Continuing Studies, the certificate program, which began
last fall, is a collaboration between the Human Resources Management
Association of Princeton and MCCC.
"While the national PHR exam's pass rate is 66%, our students had
a 100% pass rate," Chang said. On March 14, the graduates from
the fall class got together to share their test-taking experience with
the current class. Click
here for a "class reunion" photo.
Joan Goldstein to Read at Barnes & Noble
Coinciding with National Poetry Month, Dr. Joan Goldstein will present
a poetry and sound program with musician John Burkhalter at Barnes &
Noble Bookstore, Marketfair, Princeton, on Tuesday evening, April 11,
at 7 p.m. Entitled "Sketches" the reading includes poetry
about Goldstein's Mercer students and classes. In tribute to recently
deceased composer, Olga Gorelli, she will also read her poem, written
in Spanish, "Cuando Viene La Primavera?" This is Goldstein's
seventh year of presenting poems at Barnes & Noble and other community
venues in collaboration with John Burkhalter.
Frank Exhibit Coming to Princeton
From April 26 through June 3, the Chestnut Tree Book Store in the Princeton
Mall on Harrison Street will display the Anne Frank Exhibit. The exhibit
features displays about all facets of Anne's life and will feature a
film and talks by survivors of the Holocaust. Sponsors include the Mercer
County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center located in MCCC's Library,
the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, the Julius and Dorothy
Koppelman Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center at Rider University, and
the Mercer County Education Association. Visit
their website here
Brothers/Big Sisters "Bowl for Kids Sake"
This Saturday, March 25, Jeff Zygmunt will participate in an annual
fundraiser for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Mercer County. BOWL FOR KIDS
SAKE will take place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Colonial Bowling
Lanes on Route 1 in Lawrenceville. Sponsors can pledge per-pin or give
a flat rate of their choosing. If you can lend your support e-mail email@example.com
or call ext. 3231.
Auto For Sale
The college is taking bids for the sale of a 2002 Chrysler 300M automobile.
Sealed bids must be received by the Purchasing Office, AD 124, before
10 a.m. on April 10. Prospective bidders may inspect the auto by appointment
between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Call
ext. 3506. Details
to Meet April 19
MCCC retirees will meet for lunch at Sunny Gardens on April 19 at 1
p.m. Call HelenMarie Dolton at 882-5086 by April 17 to make your reservation.
Kelsey Theatre and Gallery Events
Through April 14 -- "Mercer
County Artists" at The Gallery
April 2 -- Magical,
Musical World of "CATS"
April 7 to 9 -- "Charlie
and the Chocolate Factory"
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