- 1, February 9, 2009
to Embark "On a Sea Cruise" for Student Scholarships
Under the leadership of Foundation Board member Nina Melker of The Bank
of Princeton, MCCC's Scholarship Dinner Dance, set for March 7, at 6 p.m.
at the Hyatt Regency Princetion, promises to be a fun and elegant event
with a serious purpose -- raising funds for student scholarships.
is still time to take part by purchasing tickets, purchasing an ad in
the program book, making a donation, or donating an item to the Silent
Auction. For more information click here,
or contact Jeremy Parry at 609-570-3617.
Appointed Board Chair
Rev. William E. Coleman, Jr., has been appointed chair of the MCCC Board
of Trustees. Rev. Coleman has been a college trustee since 2003, and most
recently served as vice chair. Mark Matzen, vice president of the M.W.W.
Group, has been appointed vice chair, and Robert DiFalco, vice president
of investments for UBS Financial, continues as treasurer.
Crisis Grant Workshop
NJ businesses are invited to a breakfast workshop to learn how MCCC's
Center for Training and Development can help them secure a training grant
from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development. This free event
takes place Thursday, Feb. 26, 8 to 10 a.m. at the MCCC Conference Center,
First Students Welcomed to New Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
MCCC welcomed 15 students to campus this semester under a new agreement
with Felician College that makes it possible for nurses to earn their
Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree right on MCCC's campus in West Windsor.
The students will remain together as a cohort throughout the "Fast
Track" 19-month program. More here.
Program Salutes 34 Grads in Celebratory Ceremony
From a former photographer to a mother who went through two pregnancies
during her years of study, from the student who started out with plans
to be a teacher to a bartender turned caregiver, MCCC celebrated the graduation
of 34 students from its Nursing program on Jan. 14. More here.
Offers Enriching Lineup of Black History Month Events
Unity" is the theme as MCCC observes Black History Month at both
campuses. Events include lectures, panel discussions, a poetry contest
and a jazz café. For the full schedule of events, click here.
Sculpture "As Seen By Hand" at MCCC's Gallery
The Gallery is hosting a show of touchable sculpture,"As Seen By
Hand," through Feb. 19, featuring 14 artists of the Sculpture Association
of New Jersey, and three invited artists. More here.
Watch a WZBN video about the show here.
Student Honors Rosa Parks in One-Woman Show
The legacy of activist Rosa Parks is being kept alive for a new generation
by MCCC Theatre student Doreen Griffin. She pays tribute to the civil
rights icon in her one-woman show, "She's Gotta Ticket to Ride: An
Interview with Rosa Parks," which she has presented at numerous venues
since 2006. Read the full story here.
Students Create Documentary for Breast Cancer Resource Center
Last semester the Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) in Princeton was
one of the clients of MCCC's advanced TV course. Four students took on
the challenge of creating a documentary to help raise awareness of the
services available to survivors in our area. The director of BCRC, Kara
Stephenson, was so pleased with the students final presentation
in December, she made the video part of their annual New Years party.
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