E-Bulletin of November 17, 2004
to the “Fly-In”
Pay your weight on Saturday, Nov. 20, when MCCC's Aviation faculty and
flight instructors will give plane rides at the Trenton-Mercer Airport.
Rain date is Nov. 21.
The fee is 15 cents per pound of your weight; with a maximum of $15.
Weights are kept secret.
The Fly-In takes
place at MCCC’s building at the airport, next to Ronson Aviation.
Take the Scotch Road exit off I-295 to the airport, then take the first
right onto Sam Weinroth Rd. For more information call 530-1272.
Portrait at The Gallery
Every type of media is represented in
the 81 works of art by 77 artists at The Gallery's "Portrait/Self
Portrait" exhibit, through Dec. 17. All participants are members
of the Trenton Artist Workshop Association (TAWA), and many are MCCC
faculty members and students. Professor Mel Leipzig will give a slide
lecture on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at noon in CM 110 on "The History of
the Portrait." Images
Performs Dec. 3 and 4
So, when was the last time you had a good, hard belly
laugh? Mercer’s very original and very witty performance troupe,
MouthWorks, will present its new show, "MouthWorks Interprets the
Student Handbook" or "18 Things You Can Do With Your Mouth"
on Friday, Dec., 3 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. in the
MC3 Studio Theatre (CM 122). More
Soccer Team Travels to Nationals in Texas
Soccer Team left for Tyler, TX, on Nov. 16 in its quest for an eighth
national soccer title. The NJCAA tournament begins on Thursday, Nov.
18 when the Vikings face Schoolcraft College (MI) at 12:00 noon at Tyler
Junior College in Tyler, TX. A victory will move the Vikings (17-1-1)
into the semi-final round on Friday, Nov. 19 against the winner of the
game between CCBC-Catonsville (MD) and San Jacinto (TX). A win in that
game will place them in the national championship game scheduled for
Sunday, Nov. 21 at 1:00 p.m.
The Trenton Times
ran a story on our Vikings on the front page of the Sports section on
Nov. 16. The article featured Carlos Moya of Ewing, a player with the
Vikings who has served in Afghanistan and Iraq. To view the article,
Check the Trenton
Times and the Trentonian for updates on the Vikings’ progress
in the national tournament.
Season Has Begun
The Men’s Basketball Team has started its season on a winning
note, defeating Raritan Valley by a score of 98-63 on Nov. 13. Last
week’s Trenton Times ran a feature story on one of the freshman
players, Mantas Armonas. To read the story, click
Basketball Team kicks off its season at the annual Thanksgiving Classic,
held at Mercer Nov. 26-27. For basketball schedules see: Men’s
Basketball Schedule and Scores; Women’s
Basketball Schedule and Scores.
"It takes a team to make a college work"
was emblazoned on the purple t-shirts worn by staff members on Nov.
12. The Professional Staff Federation sponsored "Unity Day"
to bring the staff together in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room for cake
and cameraderie. Photos
The International Student Organization hosted "La Cucina Italiano"
Nov. 16, when faculty, staff and students enjoyed great Italian food
courtesy of staff members and students. Donors of food included staffers
Lucy McElhenny, Danielle Garruba and Amy Immordino, plus student Maria
Greco. An Italian cookbook was distributed to guests, who were asked
to contribute $1 each or 5 packs of ramen noodles for the Trenton Area
about their experiences in Italian households were staff member Gianni
Toto and student Maria Greco. The club is advised by Amy Immordino and
Students Focus on War and Oppression
There is still time to see the performances of MCCC drama students this
“Vietnam: Letters & Remembrances”
is a dramatic presentation of real letters, journal entries
and poems written by soldiers and medical personnel who served and died
in the Vietnam War. These poignant accounts are presented along with
personal remembrances left at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington,
DC. Remaining show time for this powerful production is Nov. 21 at 2
p.m. The show is edited and directed by MCCC Drama Program Coordinator
chronicles a family tragedy that results from authoritarian
government rule. When Antigone’s brother Polynices is killed,
Creon, the new king of Thebes, orders that his body remain unburied.
Antigone defies the law and seals her dire fate. Originally produced
in Paris during the Nazi occupation, the show underscores the duty of
citizens to speak out when their government becomes oppressive. Show
times are: Friday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m., and
Sunday, Nov. 21 at 5 p.m. More
"Oliver," the musical tale of a young orphan’s
struggle for survival on the streets of London, comes to Kelsey Theatre
through Playful Theatre Productions, who present the Charles Dickens
classic on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 8 p.m.,
and Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 20, 21, 27 and 28 at 2 p.m. An opening
night reception follows the Nov. 19 performance to give the audience
a chance to enjoy refreshments with the cast and crew. More
"'Twas The Night"
Experience the joy of the holiday season as The Kelsey Players present
“’Twas the Night Before Christmas.” An annual
tradition at Kelsey, this enchanting family musical will be presented
Friday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4
p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 and 4 p.m. More
Will Ralphie get his Red Rider BB gun? Will his father embarrass them
all by displaying the stocking leg lamp in his window? Will the family
eat turkey for Christmas dinner? That’s right, "A Christmas
Story" is coming to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre. The Pennington Players
present this nostalgic look at the holiday season, adapted from the
popular film, on Fridays and Saturdays, Dec. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8
p.m., and Sundays, Dec. 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 2 p.m. An opening night
reception follows the Dec. 10 performance to give the audience a chance
to enjoy refreshments with the cast and crew. More
To Meet Dec. 8
The MCCC retirees are invited to get
together for lunch on Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. at Sunny Gardens. Please call
Helen Marie Dolton at 882-5086 by Dec. 6.
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