Issue 2007 - 3, March
A Message From President Patricia C. Donohue
Mercer's Honors Program began successfully this January, offering an enriched
college experience for highly motivated, intellectually curious, scholastically
exceptional students. More courses will be added for the fall. The Faculty
Honors Council and Marketing staff are now developing brochures that feature
student photos and testimonials. More
Dinner Dance a Success
MCCC again was fortunate to receive excellent community support
for our major annual fundraiser, the Foundation Board's Scholarship Dinner
Dance held March 10 at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. For photos and more
about our honorees, click
Beverly Richardson Honored by Mercer County
Mercer's Vice President of College Advancement and James Kerney Campus
Provost, Dr. Beverly Richardson, has been selected as one of this year's
Women's History Month honorees by County Executive Brian Hughes and the
Mercer County Freeholders.
Fair This Saturday Benefits Aviation Students
public is invited to see the region from a new perspective -- soaring
above Mercer County -- at Mercer County Community College's Flight Fair
on Saturday, March 24, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain date is Sunday,
March 25. Members of the college's Aviation faculty will offer small-plane
rides, taking off from the college's hangar at Trenton-Mercer Airport.
The cost is 20 cents per pound (weights are kept secret), with a minimum
charge of $8 and a maximum of $22 per person. Call 609-530-1272 for more
Business Practice Firm Hosts Instructor Training
International Business Practice Firm hosted training in late February
for teachers who wish to start this innovative method of teaching business
at their schools. More
Mercer in the News Online
great publicity for MCCC includes stories about our new president, Dr.
Patricia C. Donohue, a Princeton Packet feature on Communications faculty
member Kathy Paluscio and her students in the "Mouthworks" troupe,
and two feature stories on Professor Mel Leipzig's artistic portrayal
of people and places at MCCC. Click
here for the links.
"A Chocolate Affair" to Mark PTA Program's Tenth Year
The college's elegant Conference Center Atrium will be adorned with everything
chocolate on April 12 from 6 to 8 p.m., when the Physical Therapist Assistant
program celebrates its tenth anniversary and raises dollars for student
scholarships. Mercer's Hospitality students will bake themed chocolate
Gift of Training for Administrative Professionals Day
MCCC's Center for Continuing Studies will host its annual conference for
administrative professionals on Thursday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Keynote speaker Doni Tamblyn will address "Facing Change with Humor
and Optimism." Participants will also enjoy continental breakfast,
four workshops and a buffet lunch at MCCC's Conference Center. Fee is
$119 before April 7; $139 after. Call 609-570-3311 or e-mail ComEd@mccc.edu.
the Date for MCCC's Golf Classic June 12
Athletics Department will host its 16th Annual Golf Classic on Tuesday,
June 12, at the Mercer Oaks East Golf Course in West Windsor. Proceeds
will be donated to the Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund. Sponsorship opportunities
are available from $125 to $5,000, and prize donations are also welcome.
For more iniformation call Athletics Director John Simone at ext. 3740
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theories" at The Gallery Through April 6
As part of its celebration of Women's History Month, MCCC's Gallery is
showing the art of four experienced and vibrant women, Jeanne Calo, Betty
Curtiss, Graziella Smith, and Marie Sturken. A Gallery Talk with all four
artists will be held on Tuesday, March 27, at 12 noon in the Gallery.
to Kelsey Theatre
Theatre Productions presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella"
on weekends from March 23 to April 1.
to present "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" on April 14
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