E-Bulletin of March 24, 2005

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Princeton 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.

Administrative Professionals Conference
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

Women’s 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.

Architecture Career Day
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
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MCCC 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)

Margaret 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" she said.

Upward 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 industry.

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. Photo

Music 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 or 466-1511.

Poetry and Sound
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.

Discount Tickets to Great Adventure and More
Camp College 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 fiorellr@mccc.edu.

"Seussical 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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