2009 - 8, December 3, 2009
Students Reach Out to
This fall Mercer enrolled 59 new international students, bringing the
total to 203 for the semester. In celebration of International Education
Week, international students raised dollars for charity, read poetry to
third graders and participated in a Multi-Cultural Festival on campus.
Kimberly Cincilla is Alumni Success Story
A 1993 MCCC graduate
who majored in biology, chiropractor Kimberly Cincilla has had her own
practice in Kent, WA, outside of Seattle, for four years. "My motto
is 'I love my patients, but I want them all to go away!'" she says,
"meaning I want them to learn to manage their health on their own
for the long-term." Read her story here.
American Student Organization Assists CWEP Clients
Mercer's African American Student Organization collected and delivered
clothing donated by the MCCC community to clients served by the Community
Work Experience Program (CWEP). Mercer's Adult Education Department works
with CWEP clients, referred by the Mercer County One Stop Career Center,
to help them enhance their work readiness skills. Photos
Open House Draws Learners of all Ages
On Nov. 12, MCCC opened its doors for the Annual "Report to the Community"
Open House hosted by the Board of Trustees. Among the more than 300 guests
were college-bound children and parents, adults with plans for further
training or second careers, and those who attended as friends and supporters.
Gallery Re-Connects With Contemporary Art Through Dec. 17
Visitors are invited to reconnect - or connect for the first time -- with
contemporary art at The Gallery at MCCC. In the second installation of
artwork, participating artists have re-hung the first exhibition in order
to create new formal and conceptual connections between the works. The
show runs through Dec. 17. More here.
Don Jones Open Mic Night/Poetry Slam Dec. 4
The James Kerney Campus Student Activities Board
will host a poetry event with music, comedy and refreshments, in memory
of administrator Don Jones. It takes place Friday, Dec. 4 at the James
Kerney Campus Center City Cafe, 7 to 10 p.m.
Perform "Peer Gynt in Process" Dec. 4-6
In their second drama of the fall semester, MCCC Theatre students present
a thoroughly modern version of a Henrik Ibsen classic."Peer Gynt
in Process: Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt Remixed and Remade" will be
performed Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec.
6 at 2 p.m. at the Studio Theatre on Mercer's West Windsor campus, located
next to Kelsey Theatre. More here.
Chorus and Jazz Band Perform Dec. 15 and 16
MCCC Chorus, directed by Pamela Sharples, will perform "An Evening
of Musical Cheer" on Tues., Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The Jazz Band, directed
by Professor James Kelly, will perform its Winter Concert on Wed., Dec.
16 at 8 p.m. Both performances take place at Kelsey Theatre, and are free
and open to the public. More here.
Summer Youth Programs Open House
The college will host an Open House for all its
summer 2010 youth programs on
Sunday, Jan. 24, noon to 3 p.m. at the West Windsor Campus Student Center,
including Camp College, Sports Camps, Tomato Patch Visual and Performing
Arts Workshops, and James Kerney Campus enrichment programs. For more
information call 609-570-3311.
Coming to Kelsey
27 - Dec. 6: "A Christmas Story"
11-13: "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"
18-20: "The Nutcracker"
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