McCormick Named Dean of Business and Technology
Esq., has been named dean of the Business and Technology Division
at Mercer County Community College, replacing Dr. Jacqueline B.
Sanders, who served as dean for 17 years.
McCormick joined Mercer's
faculty last year as coordinator of the Paralegal program, having
served for ten years as coordinator of the Paralegal program at
the Community College of Philadelphia, where he built the program
from 40 students to more than 300. He was previously on the faculty
of Peirce College of Philadelphia. An attorney licensed in Pennsylvania,
he maintains a part-time law practice in probate and estate planning.
he has been impressed by the scope of MCCC's Business and Technology
Division and its dedicated and talented faculty. The division contains
not only a full array of business programs, but also unusual offerings
such as Funeral Service, Aviation, Hotel and Restaurant Management,
and Information Technology. He plans to introduce the first online
paralegal course at Mercer this fall, which will coincide with the
program’s 25th anniversary celebration.
According to Dr. Thomas
N. Wilfrid, MCCC's vice president for academic and student affairs, "Prof.
McCormick offers great potential for leadership. He is deeply committed
to the mission of the community college. He has an energetic demeanor,
an optimistic outlook and good collegial instincts. On top of that he
is very well organized."
After graduating from
Davidson College in North Carolina with a degree in French, McCormick
earned a Juris Doctor degree at New York University School of Law in 1984.
He worked in law and banking before joining the academic world.
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