2010 - 2, February 3, 2010
Credit Classes Begin in March
not too late to sign up for a credit class this semester at MCCC. Later-starting
classes begin March 1, March 26 and April 12. More in the course bulletin
the Date for the Scholarship Dinner Dance April 24
The MCCC Foundation Board will host its annual Scholarship Dinner Dance
on April 24, 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, Princeton. Proceeds provide
scholarships for deserving students. This year's commmittee is co-chaired
by Nina Melker and Pasquale Colavita.
All are invited to participate through corporate sponsorships, advertising
in the program book, donating to the silent auction, or purchasing tickets.
or contact Art Cianfano at 609-570-3728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donohue to Be Honored by Trenton YWCA and the Girl Scouts
MCCC President Patricia C. Donohue will be honored
by the YWCA of Trenton at its Annual Gala, "In Celebration of Women,"
on Thursday, March 11, 5:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Manor, 30 Route 156,
Hamilton, NJ. Ticket information here.
Donohue will also be honored by the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern
NJ at the 2010 "Women of Distinction" awards event, on Sunday,
March 14, 1 p.m. at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township. For
tickets call Carol Miller
1-800-582-7692, ext. 161.
Nursing Graduates Receive Pins
Before proud family members and friends, 33 MCCC Nursing graduates were
recognized at a ceremony Jan. 20 at Kelsey Theatre. Hailing from many
different life paths, several began the program right out of high school,
while for others it was a dream deferred as they juggled the demands of
raising children, working and studying. All pronounced their love for
helping others. Details here.
Dean Linda Martin Earns
Dr. Linda Martin, MCCC's dean of Science and Health Professions, has recently
been awarded her Ed.D. degree in Higher Education Leadership from Nova
Southeastern University of Miami, Florida. Since 2005 she has also served
as director of the college's Nursing program. Based on her research, the
college has introduced a number of changes to Nursing program admission
and progression policies. More
for At-Risk Youth To Speak at MCCC Feb. 17
Mary Inzana, C.E.O. and founder of LifeTies, Inc.,
a Trenton area nonprofit organization serving youth in crisis, will share
her personal voyage to empowering abused and neglected youngsters in her
talk, "The Unseen Path," as part of the college's Distinguished
Lecture Series, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 12 noon in the Communications Building,
Room 109. More here.
Gallery Calls for Entries
Artists aged 18 or older who live, work or study in Mercer County, N.J.,
are invited to submit work to be considered for this year's Mercer County
Artists exhibit. Jurying takes place Feb. 13 at The Gallery. More here.
Students Shatter Community College Stereotypes
Adjunct faculty member Joan Goldstein recently interviewed
four students from her sociology class on Princeton Community Television
(TV30). They discussed community college stereotypes, particularly the
new TV show "Community," and how that image differs from their
experiences as hard working, serious students.
View it here.
for Small Businesses
MCCC's Center for Continuing Studies is offering "Start a Home-Based
Business with Little or No Money" and "How to Survive and Thrive
in a Down Economy," providing low- or no-cost strategies for developing
and marketing a small business. More here.
For the entire Spring 2010 noncredit bulletin, click here.
County Holocaust Center Hosts Rededication Open House
Following the college's major renovation
project, the Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center has moved
into new quarters, where they hosted rededication ceremony on Jan. 27.
Holocaust survivor Judith Sherman told her personal story. "Survivors
speak so you should know," she said, recalling her experience as
a 14-year-old girl in the Ravensbruck camp. More
Students Plan Multiple
Events for Black History Month
The college's African-American Student Organization
has planned a full slate of events for February under the theme "Transforming
the Future through the Power of Education." Among the events are
an intergenerational conversation, a Valentine's Day dance, a performance
of selections from "Carmen," a performance by the Universal
African Dance and Drum Ensemble, a poetry contest, and a jazz cafe. More
Winter Viking Newsletter
Featured in MCCC's Viking newsletter for alumni
and friends is the completion of the One-Stop Student Center and Library,
and stories about outstanding alumni, including Abby Watrous, now working
in China on a Fulbright scholarship. Read it here.
Posted Alumni Success Stories:
Coming to Kelsey
12-21: Updated "Pygmalion"
20: "Little Mermaid"
26-Mar. 7: "Fiddler on the Roof"
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