- 7, September 26, 2008
Classes Still to Come
It's not too late to enroll in credit classes this fall
at Mercer County Community College. For a listing of MCCC's late starting
courses, click here,
or call Enrollment Services at 609-570-3795.
College to Offer BSN at MCCC
MCCC has recently signed an agreement with Felician College
of Lodi, NJ, to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing right on the West
Windsor Campus. Beginning in January, the program is open to all registered
nurses in New Jersey. More here.
the Date! "Creating the Future" Coming Dec. 4
Board of Trustees invites all to a special event, "Creating the Future"
set for Dec. 4, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at MCCC's Conference Center. The
"living report to the community" coincides with the publication
of the college's 2007-08 Annual Report, and will be a showcase for student
and college success. The entire community is invited, so help us spread
the word. Details are coming soon.
Session Oct. 15
MCCC invites high school students
and their parents to an Information Session on Wednesday, Oct. 15, to
learn how they can begin at MCCC and then transfer for a bachelor's degree.
Administrators and admissions representatives from MCCC and New Jersey
four-year colleges will present a panel discussion. The event starts at
6 p.m. in the Student Center on the West Windsor Campus. More here.
Hosts Sept. 11 Commemoration
Staff, students and members of the community gathered for
a memorial ceremony on Sept. 11. Twenty
recruits from the Mercer County Police Academy participated, and student
Kelly Carvin sang "God Bless America." Guest speaker Chris Smith,
a Trenton firefighter and Fire Academy instructor, talked about spending
12 days sifting through the rubble at Ground Zero. More and photos here.
for Training and Development Secures Training Grant for Inverness Medical
With the assistance of Mercer's Center for Training and
Development, Inverness Medical Professional Diagnostics has received a
$52,200 Customized Training Grant from the N.J. Department of Labor and
Workforce Development. The center will provide 12 months of training for
approximately 100 company employees. More here.
Rides Oct. 4
Faculty and flight instructors will offer scenic plane
rides above Mercer County at a Flight Fair on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. at Trenton-Mercer Airport. The rain date is Oct. 5. More
Classic Set for Oct. 6
The MCCC Athletics Department hosts its 17th Annual Golf
Classic on Monday, Oct. 6 at the Mercer Oaks East Golf Course. Proceeds
go to the MCCC Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund. Hole sponsors and door
prize donors are still needed.
Security Expert to Speak Oct. 7
Richard L. Cañas, director of the New Jersey Office
of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP), will discuss "Homeland
Security Matters in New Jersey" on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 12 noon. Presented
as part of the college's Distinguished Lecture Series, this free talk
takes place in the Communications Building, Room 107, on the West Windsor
campus. More here.
Presents "Favorite Things" Through Oct. 23
The MCCC Gallery presents its first exhibit of the school
year with "Favorite Things." Four artists have focused their
artistic vision on common objects, creating visual meditations that turn
everyday items into works of beauty. The show runs through Oct. 23. More
Levy Appointed Head Coach
The college is pleased to announce that Howard Levy has
been named the head men's basketball coach. Levy was assistant coach at
Princeton University for 11 years and is a Princeton graduate and championship
basketball player. More here.
to Kelsey Theatre
Sept. 19 - 28: An aging theater couple take their last shot at stardom
in the hilarious farce, "Moon Over Buffalo."
3-12: Brooklyn circa 1937 will be affectionately recreated during Neil
Simon classic, "Brighton Beach Memoirs."
11: Sock-eating plants open the children's series with "The Plant
That Ate Dirty Socks"
17-26: Join Pierrot Productions as they pay tribute to the Busby Berkeley
all-singing, all-dancing Hollywood extravaganzas of the 1930s with "Dames
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