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October 31, 2014

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Events and Announcements

Current News

News Clips and Links

Tickets Now on Sale for "Autumn Blend" Student Restaurant

Radiography Program Maintains National Accreditation Coming Events Reminders
Food Drive for Rescue Mission of Trenton Nov. 3-20 CTI Chef Geovanni Alvarez Wows Judges

Mercer in the News
Holocaust Center Hosts First in "Movies at Noon" Series Nov. 4 Active Fall for Baseball Program Culminates in Scout Day News Links and Social Media
Court Administration is Focus of MCCC Lecture Nov. 5   Updates & Info
Health Fair at Trenton Campus Nov. 5  
Title IX Training Nov. 6    
Veterans Services to Host Veterans Luncheon Nov. 6    

"Miracle on 34th Street" at Kelsey Nov. 21-30

Coming to Kelsey Theatre    

Coming Events

Tickets Now on Sale for "Autumn Blend" Student Restaurant
Tickets are now on sale for "Autumn Blend" (Food Prep II) lunches. Lunch will be served every Wednesday through Nov. 26 in ES111. Seatings are from 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for students, $10 for faculty and staff, and $12 for other guests. Purchase your tickets from the Bursar's Office window at SC256 in the Student Center. See the menu here.

Food Drive for Rescue Mission of Trenton Nov. 3-20
Student Life and Leadership, along with the Student Government Association, is sponsoring a food drive for the Rescue Mission of Trenton. The drive will run from Nov. 3 through Nov. 20. Donations of non-perishable food items can be dropped off in SC111.

Holocaust Center Hosts First in "Movies at Noon" Series Nov. 4
The Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center, located on the second floor of the Library building, will launch the first of its noon movie series on Tuesday, Nov. 4. "Genocide in the First Half of the Century" examines the history of genocide including the 1921 Tulsa Race riot, the 1923 Rosewood massacre, Stalin’s forced Ukraine Famine, the Japanese Rape of Nanking and the Holocaust (57 minutes). On Nov. 11, the center presents "World War II - The Holocaust" (58 minutes); and on Nov. 18 is "A Promise to My Father" about Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter as he returns to Poland and Germany to look for items buried in 1939 in the basement of his old home. We also travel with Izzy to Treblinka death camp where his parents and younger brother were murdered, as well as other camps (56 minutes). For more information, email degiorge@mccc.edu.

Court Administration is Focus of MCCC Lecture Nov. 5
The role of trial court administrators in the criminal justice system will be the topic of a lecture at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in CM109. Giuseppe M. Fazari, trial court administrator in Union County, N.J., will present an overview of the court management profession, principles of court administration models and the organization of courts during his lecture “The Relevance of the Court Management Profession to the Third Branch." Read more here.

Health Fair at Trenton Campus Nov. 5
A Health Fair will be held at the Trenton Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in Kerney Hall. Representatives from hospitals, health agencies, children's health services, medical insurance enrollment and other services will be there. Free blood pressure checks and eye exams are also available. For more information, contact Linda Ertingu at (609) 570-3165.

Title IX Training Nov. 6
From Dr. Diane Campbell, Executive Dean for Student Affairs: In our efforts to achieve compliance with the new Title IX Law, we are providing "Handling Title IX Matters" training on Thursday, Nov. 6, in SC104 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Jennifer Downing, Senior Assistant Prosecutor, Chief of the Special Victims Unit, will conduct the training, which will include: An Overview of Title IX; An Overview of Sexual Assault Laws; Receiving a Sexual Assault Complaint and/or Responding to a Sexual Assault Victim; An Overview of Investigations and How Criminal Investigations Differ From Title IX Investigations; and Available Community Support. Coffee will be available at 9 a.m.

Veterans Services to Host Veterans Luncheon Nov. 6
MCCC's Veterans Services will host a Veterans Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Trenton Campus on Nov. 6, the first in a series of November events to be held in honor of veterans. It is open to members of the military, veterans, spouses, children, and veterans' supporters. On Friday, Nov. 7, the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Mobile Service Office (MSO) will be on the West Windsor Campus outside the Student Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Aided by the department and MCCC's chapter officers, the MSO will offer support to veterans developing, filing and winning claims for benefits administered under federal, state and local laws. On Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, a luncheon will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in SC 104. The celebration is open to members of the military, veterans, spouses, children, and supporters and friends of veterans. For more information, email daddiod@mccc.edu.

"Miracle on 34th Street" at Kelsey Nov. 21-30
Welcome in the holiday season at Kelsey Theatre as M & M Stage Productions presents the Christmas favorite, "Miracle on 34th Street," Nov. 21-30. Read more here.






Oct. 24 - Nov. 2: Count Dracula

Nov. 1: Charlotte's Web


Nov. 7-16: Jesus Christ Superstar

Nov. 21-30: Miracle on 34th Street

Kelsey Theatre
2014-15 Season


Current News

Radiography Program Maintains National Accreditation
The MCCC Radiography program has earned a continuation of its eight-year accreditation from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. According to Program Coordinator Sandra Kerr, the job placement rate for the Class of 2013 was 100 percent. Read more here.

CTI Chef Geovanni Alvarez Wows Judges
While many students have their noses in a book or are glued to their computer as they study for final exams, Career Training Institute culinary student Geovanni Alvarez, of Trenton, arrived at Mercer’s Center City Café at 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 22 to begin preparation for a lunchtime meal that brought rave reviews – and a strong final grade from Chef/Instructor Jorge Maldonado. Read more here.

Active Fall for Baseball Program Culminates in Scout Day
The Vikings baseball team has been hard at work since late August practicing six to seven days per week, including speed and agility training with a strength coach. Part of that work was to prepare for Scout Day, which was held at the MCCC baseball field on Oct. 25. Read more here.

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Events Reminders

Through Nov. 20: Winter Clothing Drive. The Alliance of Veterans and Supporters and the Student Government Association are requesting donations of new and gently used winter outerwear -- especially coats -- to help families in need this winter. Items requested also include mittens, hats, hoodies, sweaters, scarves, boots and new socks. "Share the Warmth" drop-off boxes are located in the Library, Welcome Center, SGA office, outside SC222 (Veterans Lounge), the AD building, at the Admissions office and at the Trenton Campus.

Through Dec. 15: MCCC Seeks Your 'Toys for Tots' Donations. Add joy to a child’s holiday season by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to any of the following drop-off box locations on the MCCC Campus: Kelsey Theatre, Student Center and Fitness Center. Questions? Call Amy at ext. 3581 or Drew at ext. 3240.

Nov. 6: Deadline for IPIC Round Table Leaders. The Instructional and Professional Improvement Committee (IPIC) is in the planning stages of a professional development event for January's pre-class week. The goal is to present a series of roundtables connected to the theme of technology and education during the morning of January 14. Topics of particular interest are: blended learning, flipped classrooms, web-enhanced learning, and student success. Ideas for other topics are encouraged and welcome. If you have expertise and experience with these topics, please consider leading a roundtable session as a facilitator-framer. Accepted facilitators will be notified by early December. Please click here to submit your roundtable proposal.

Nov. 8: Trenton Double Cross Half Marathon, 10K and 5K. Join Susan Bowen, Amy Vondrak and Monica Weaver for the Trenton Half Marathon, 10K and 5K races. Details about the races are at www.trentonhalf.com. It would be great to have a MCCC contingent running (and walking) on race day! Contact Susan, Amy or Monica for details.

Opt-In for M-Alert Announcements: M-Alert, the system that advises students, faculty, and staff of campus closings and other emergency and safety concerns, is now an opt-in system. You will no longer receive emergency announcements unless you sign up to receive M-Alert messages. Visit www.mccc.edu/m-alert to opt into the new system and indicate how you want to be contacted, change your preferences, or opt-out at any time.

Contest Reminder: Be a Mercer Fan on Instagram! The "Be a Mercer Fan on Instagram!" contest continues! Students who post their photos with a "Mercer Fan" (available in the Student Activities Office in West Windsor, or at the Student Commons in Trenton) are eligible for weekly prizes and a $250 grand prize! While Mercer employees are ineligible for prizes, your participation is encouraged. Visit www.mccc.edu/mercerfan for contest details, visit the college Instagram site at http://instagram.com/mercercollege, (or @mercercollege, for those already on Instagram) and view -- or post -- photos to #mercerfan.

Monthly Magna Mentor Lunch Series for Faculty. Read details in the flyer here. Questions? Email Jill Marcus at marcusj@mccc.edu.

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Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times

Holocaust survivors share experience, urge MCCC students to keep stories alive

Broadway World

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Kelsey Theatre's MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET


M & M Stage Production Presents Holiday Classic, “Miracle on 34th Street,” at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre Nov. 21-30

The Intelligencer

What's happening on the local theater scene this week

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