E-Bulletin of March 12, 2007
New Feature Stories on President Donohue
Recent great publicity
for MCCC includes a WZBN TV interview with Dr. Donohue, a Packet feature
on Dr. Donohue, and a story about Mel Leipzig's exhibit at ARTWORKS, featuring
MCCC people and places Click
here for the links.
Richardson Honored by Mercer County
Vice President and Provost, Dr. Beverly Richardson, was selected as a
Women's Month honoree by Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes and the
Mercer County Freeholders. She will be honored at a luncheon on March
Theories" Now at The Gallery
As part of its celebration
of Women's History Month in March, Mercer 's Gallery is showing the art
of four experienced and vibrant women, Jeanne Calo, Betty Curtiss, Graziella
Smith, and Marie Sturken.
Theories," the show runs now through April 6. An opening reception
takes place on Wednesday, March 14, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., and a Gallery
Talk with all four artists will be held on Tuesday, March 27, at 12 noon.
and images here.
Chocolate Affair" will Mark PTA Program's 10 Years
The college's elegant
Conference Center Atrium will be adorned with everything chocolate on
April 12 from 6 to 8 p.m., when the Physical Therapist Assistant program
celebrates its tenth anniversary and raises dollars for student scholarships.
Alumni, current students, colleagues at clinical sites, and the college
community are invited. Area businesses are asked to sponsor a torte for
$100 or to become a donor for $50 to $500.
The evening will feature decorated chocolate tortes, a chocolate fondue
station with fruit, pretzels and cookies, and chocolate candy donated
by area shops and vendors. Tickets are $20 and may be reserved by e-mailing
Program Coordinator Barbara Behrens at firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling ext.3385.
At last year's Scholarship
Dinner Dance, Mercer's culinary programs offered an auction item called
"Restaurant Fantasy Camp," a dinner for 25 with all the trimmings.
The fantasy came true recently at Mercer's student dining room. Read
the story here.
Blood on Campus March 22
MCCC's Human Resources
office will host a Blood Drive on March 22 through the Community Blood
Council of N.J. Set up your time by calling Mildred Leckie ext. 3271.
Walk-ins are also welcome.
to the Air March 24
MCCC's Aviation program
will provide Scenic Airplane Rides at a "Pennies Per Pound Flight
Fair on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Trenton-Mercer
Airport. Proceeds benefit the college Flight Team. The cost is 20 cents
a pound; with a minimum of $8 and maximum of $22.
Student "Dessert Showcase" March 28
MCCC's Hospitality Club students, under faculty advisor Frank Benowitz,
will be baking and selling their signature desserts on Wed., March 28
in the Student Center, outside the cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop
by for a delicious treat.
Lecture on Pre-Trial
Reform Apr. 4
scholar Candace McCoy, J.D., Ph.D., will lecture at MCCC on "Pre-Trial
Reform in New Jersey:Can It Reduce Incarceration Disparity?" on Wednesday.,
April 4 at 12 noon in
CM 109, as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series. More
Honor Society Inducts Candidates
On March 8 Mercer's
Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter, the International Honor Society in Education,
inducted new candidates and officers. Guest speaker was Dr. Angela O'Donnell.
Group counselors are Dr. Marianne Reynolds and Elizabeth DeGiorgio.
Prep Student Selected for Contest
A "Tech-Prep" student studying in the Hotel, Restaurant and
Institution Management program was selected, from more than 700 applicants,
to be part of a Food Network Challenge cook-off for a chance to win a
$100,000 scholarship. He is one of only 10 finalists. The judges were
impressed with both his recipe entry and, more importantly, his culinary
vocabulary -- learned, of course, at MCCC.
Club's Community Service
The Hospitality Club, and advisor Frank Benowitz, continues its community
service activities, with more than 15 events this academic year. The club
donated $150 worth of baking supplies to the charitable organization,
Village of Hope, which will go to North Africa to help build a kitchen
to feed children in the community.
Goldstein Poetry Reading Features MCCC
Adjunct faculty member
Joan Goldstein will present a poetry reading entitled "La Professor"
at Barnes and Noble, Princeton Marketfair, on Thursday, April 19 at 7
p.m., She will also feature poems from some of her MCCC students. The
event is free and open to the public. Click
here to read her poem about the class she teaches for intellectually
challenged students in the DREAM program at Mercer.
Photography in Solo Exhibit
The photography of
Alina Bliach, who graduated from Mercer last May with an AFA degree, will
be on display from March 8 through May 26 at Broadway & LRC Galleries,
located on the campus of Passaic County Community College. Bliach's photography
show, entitled "Mar Y Tierra," is presented in celebration of
Women's History Month. A gallery reception will take place Thursday, March
15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.
to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is located at Broadway
at Memorial Drive, Paterson, NJ. For more information, call 973-684-5448.
to Kelsey Theatre
17 -- "Strike Up the Band" Offers Interactive Introduction to
World of Music
23 - April 1 -- "Cinderella"
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