Issue 2007 - 2, February,
A Message From President Patricia C. Donohue
Donohue's First Day
The Times interviewed Dr. Patricia Donohue on her first day as
president of MCCC. Read
it online here.
Summer Camp Registration Now Under Way
MCCC is the place for children's summer camps! Registration is now under
way for Camp College, Sports Camps, Specialty Camps, and Tomato Patch
Visual and Performing Arts Workshops. More
Dinner Dance Coming March 10
At MCCC's 2007 Scholarship Dinner Dance, the Foundation Board will honor
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Educational Testing Service, original trustee Henry
Drewry, and former dean of Liberal Arts, Dr. Andy Conrad.
Help us make this event a success for student scholarships. Please call
Foundation Coordinator Elaine Stout at 609-570-3607. More
for College" Open House Feb. 24
MCCC's Enrollment Services and Financial Aid offices will host a "Paying
for College" information session on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m.
to noon in the Student Center. Attendees will learn about the various
types of financial aid, and student ambassadors will offer campus tours.
Confers Diplomas on 42 Nursing Graduates
Forty-two graduates of MCCC's Nursing program received their diplomas
and celebrated at Kelsey Theatre on Jan. 10. Get a glimpse of what their
journey through the program was like from the valedictorian's comments
and photos here.
Read an article from The Times here.
Review" Accepting Literary and Art Works
Area writers and artists are invited to submit their work for possible
publication in the "Kelsey Review," Mercer County's literary
magazine. The review accepts short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction
essays, excerpts of novels, black and white line drawings, and cartoons.
MCCC English faculty members Ed Carmien and Holly-Katharine Mathews
are this year's editors.
Students Demonstrate Success; Featured in Times
Students with Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities have
completed their first full semester at Mercer through the DREAM program,
demonstrating their commitment and abilities. All nine of the program's
original students have returned for the spring 2007 semester a
100% retention rate. Click
here for The Times article of 2-12-07
Literacy Grant to Create Drop-In Center
MCCC has received an $11,000 grant from "New Jersey Reads: The
Foundation for Literacy" to develop an Adult Literacy Drop-In Center
at the James Kerney Campus. The new center will provide educational instruction
to low-income city residents who have less than a 9th grade education
or score below a 9th grade level on a standardized reading test. This
is the first such center in New Jersey.
to Kelsey Theatre
-- "For The Glory! -- The Civil War Musical"
17 -- "Henry and Mudge"
16-24 -- "The Mysteries" (MCCC Drama Students Perform Mystery
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