E-Bulletin of March 24, 2005
Chemistry Prof. to Lecture Today
Chemistry Professor John Grove of Princeton University will lecture
on "The Chemical Biology of Iron and Oxygen" at noon on March
24, in CM 110, as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series. At the James
Kerney campus the lecture can be viewed in KC319 via teleconferencing.
Help us spread the word! Employers are invited to treat their valued
administrative personnel to a day of learning and inspiration on April
27 at the MCCC Conference Center. The full day conference includes a
keynote address, afternoon workshops, breakfast and lunch. Fee is $139;
$119 for members of the YWCA Princeton and the Mercer and Princeton
Chambers of Commerce. More
Basketball Team Captures Region 19 Crown
According to Head Coach Mike Tenaglia,
this was a good year for women’s basketball at Mercer, as the
Lady Vikes captured the Region 19 title for the seventh time in eight
years. The title was particularly sweet because the road was tough this
season. With a 21-12 final record, the women improved their game as
the year progressed, worked extremely well as a team, and made their
college and their coach proud.
Get the full story here.
Hundreds of aspiring architects enjoyed a full day at Mercer on March
10, where they learned more about the field and had their previously-submitted
designs critiqued by four area architects: Michael Burns, Jamil Faridy,
Anthony LaPlaca and Patricia Moran-Totaro.
Shines Green at St. Patrick's Day Parade
MCCC staff and students outdid themselves in representing the college
at the St. Patrick's Day parade in Trenton on March 12. Contrary to
predictions, the day was a beautiful blue, and the cold breeze didn't
seem to bother the marchers or observers. Photos
(courtesy of Robert Delgado)
Cosentino Tapped for Course
Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Hotel and Restaurant Management
tapped Conference Center Event Manager Margaret Cosentino as a guest
lecturer for a course in event planning. Cosentino gave the class members
a guided tour of the MCCC Conference Center and discussed the center's
history, clients, social events, and the job of an events planner. She
received a certificate of thanks from Fairleigh Dickinson. "I
was glad I agreed to do this as it truly was an enjoyable experience"
Bound Success Story
Sheena Rush, who was an Upward Bound student at MCCC's James Kerney
campus throughout her years at Trenton Central High School, visited
the college last week to conduct an interview for her public relations
class. She had ony good things to say about her experience here. “It
was fabulous. I loved it. It really helped me with my math. ”
Now a senior at Delaware State University majoring in public relations,
Rush's goal is to earn a master’s degree and work in the entertainment
Rush has returned
to work summers at Upward Bound as a peer leader, and also worked one
summer with Project Smile. She said she often visits Wayne Murray, Don
Davis and the other staffers at JKC who helped her on her way to success.
for Bagpipes and Organ
Edith Silver will be featured in a concert on Sunday, April 10, at 3
p.m. at the Pennington Presbyterian Church. The concert includes Irish
and Scottish music for two bagpipes, drum and pipe organ, with soloists
and an audience sing-a-long. A free-will offering will benefit the Christian
Children's Fund for Tsunami Relief. For more information call 609-895-8897
Joan Goldstein will read her poetry with musical accompanyment by John
Burkhalter on April 5 at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Princeton
Marketfair. Admission is free. For more information call 609-716-1570.
to Great Adventure and More
is offering reduced-price tickets to Great Adventure, Hurricane Harbor
Water Park and Sesame Place. Tickets for Great Adventure are $25 each;
for Hurricane Harbor $19 (save $10.99 off of the published price); and
for Sesame Place $34.51. Payment must be received no later than April
15. Contact Rose Fiorello at ext. 3650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Musical" at Kelsey
Visit the wondrous, whimsical world of Dr. Seuss when Playful Theatre
Productions presents “Seussical, the Musical!” at Kelsey
Theatre. Dates and show times for this magical, musical extravaganza
are Fridays and Saturdays, April 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m., and Saturdays
and Sundays, April 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 2 p.m. Details
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