E-Bulletin of March 25,
a newsletter for staff
and faculty of Mercer County Community College
Table of Contents
Women's Month Features HIV/AIDS Speaker
As part of Women’s Month activities Elaine Pasqua, of Pasqua Productions,
will present an educational workshop on HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted
diseases on Wednesday, March 26, in SC 108 at noon.
The title of Pasqua’s program is: "Sex and Excess: Surviving
the Party.” Since 1995, Pasqua has presented "Living and Loving In
a World With AIDS" to thousands of students at over 100 colleges and universities
across the country. She is a member of the Pennsylvania HIV
Prevention Community Planning Committee. In 1989, Pasqua’s mother
and stepfather were diagnosed with the AIDS virus.
All are invited to attend the talk and lunch, and to enjoy delicious
desserts donated by Chef Ann Prizzi and the Hospitality Club.
The Role of Women in Law Enforcement
Lori Hennon-Bell, Lt. Colonel and Deputy Superintendent
of Administration with the NJ State Police, will present a lecture as part
of the Distinguished Lecture Series on Thurs., March 27, noon to 1:30 p.m.,
Hennon-Bell will discuss the history and utilization of female troopers
MCCC Wins Trophy for "Pot of Gold" Float
The MCCC Admissions Office staff and a group of enthusiastic students designed
such a fantastic float for Trenton’s St. Patrick’s Day parade they won first
prize! The float featured a rainbow with pots of gold at both ends,
and a patriotic salute to our military men and women. Students and
staff walked/rode in the parade, some dressed as leprechauns. For photos
Pat Barchi wanted to prove that raw eggs really do stand up during the
equinox. So she and her staff in Purchasing borrowed an egg, painted
a face on it, and there it sat, bolt upright, on top of the file cabinet.
The egg drew a steady stream of onlookers last Friday afternoon, just to
see the phenomenon in person.
Best Practices Conference
Mercer hosts the Best Practices Conference of the New Jersey Council of
County Colleges on Friday, April 11 at the Conference Center. If you
haven't received the brochure to sign up for seminars, call 609-392-3434.
Employment Law Seminar
Spread the word. The Division of Corporate and Community Programs
is offering "All You Need to Know About New Jersey Employment Law in Six
Hours" on Thursday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Conference Center.
Frank M. Crivelli, Esq., of Kalavruzos, Mumola, Hartman & Crivelli,
LLC, will lead an interactive discussion using hypothetical situations based
on cases that have been litigated in New Jersey and federal courts.
Following an overview of essential state and federal employment laws, participants
will explore the drafting and use of employment contracts and employee
handbooks. They will look at a number of current laws, including
the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act, the New Jersey Law
Against Discrimination, and the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act.
Also on the agenda are sexual harassment laws and wage and hours laws.
Technology for Business Owners
Tell your friends. The Conference Center at Mercer presents "Starting/Expanding
a Small Business in the Age of the Internet" on Thursday, April 10, from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with workshops on marketing, franchising, E-business,
building a website, financing, taxation and legal issues.
Ten professionals will lead the workshops, and many others will have
exhibits of interest. The keynote speaker will be Roland Pott, co-owner
of The Urban Word Café and Conduit Club in Trenton. "Hands-on"
sessions will be presented in state-of-the-art computer labs. Cost
is $149 including breakfast and lunch. Call 609-586-9446.
Beverly Reed-Momot, Administrative Secretary, Arts, Communication &
Adrienne Dixon, Education Specialist, ABE/GED Programs.
Margarita L. Leahy, Intake Services Specialist, JKC.
Reginald J. Grant, Administrative Secretary, Enrollment Services.
Greg R. Smith, Term Library Access Specialist, Library.
Gregory J. McCormick, Maintenance III, Maintenance Department.
Christopher W. Thorpe, Security Officer, Security Department.
Tiffany A. Gaines, Counselor Specialist, Enrollment & Student Services,
Charles Smith, from Maintenance III to Maintenance Specialist.
Fred Carella, from Maintenance III to Maintenance II.
A twelve-disc auto CD changer is for sale, brand new, asking $200 or
best offer. Call Nancy Gunther at ext. 3352.
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