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November 14, 2014

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Events and Announcements

Current News

News Clips and Links

Deadline for Hospitality Club Pie Sale is Nov. 17

WWFM Host David Osenberg Receives Honor From National Composers Organization Coming Events Reminders

Gallery Reception Nov. 17

Students Celebrate With Family and Donors at Annual Scholarship Ceremony

Mercer in the News
Holocaust Center Continues Film Series Nov. 18 Two Grads Return to Mercer to Present Honors Science Research Projects

News Links and Social Media
Curating Controversial Exhibits Is Topic of Lecture Nov. 18 Mercer Marketing Team Nets Seven Awards in District Competition Updates & Info
MCCC Book Club Meets Nov. 18    
Holocaust Center and Zeiger Family to Host Reception for Children's Author Nov. 19    
Last Day for Veterans, SGA Winter Clothing Drive Nov. 20    
Theatre Students Present 'Normal Heart' at Studio Theatre Dec. 5-7
'Night Before Christmas' Kicks Off Holiday Season Dec. 5-7    
Coming to Kelsey Theatre  

Coming Events

Deadline for Hospitality Club Pie Sale is Nov. 17
From Chef Frank Benowitz, Hospitality Club Advisor: It is that time of year again....pie time! Our Hospitality Club is again offering to take away the burden of dessert for your Thanksgiving celebration. Please purchase one or more delicious pies to enjoy with your friends and family. Apple, Pecan, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato and/or Chocolate Cream Pie -- $12 each, or two pies for $20. Orders must be placed and paid for in advance, no later than Monday, Nov. 17, and can be emailed to russanon@student.mccc.edu. Order pick up will be on Tuesday, Nov. 25, from noon to 3 p.m. in ES110. As I always say, supporting a cause never tasted so good!

Gallery Reception Nov. 17
In a show designed to elicit reaction and conversation, the Gallery presents "The Ice Next Time: Textiles and Artifacts of Dark Age North America (2026-2280),” a show by artist Stephen Hendee. All are invited to Hendee's talk at noon and a Gallery reception on Nov. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Thursday, Dec. 4. Read more here.

Holocaust Center Continues Film Series Nov. 18
The Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center, located on the second floor of the Library building, will show the last in its November film series on Tuesday, Nov. 18 a noon. "A Promise to My Father" is 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. For more information, email degiorge@mccc.edu.

Curating Controversial Exhibits Is Topic of MCCC Lecture Nov. 18
The politics of curating exhibits representing atrocity and the broader topics of curatorial ethics will be the topic of a lecture at MCCC on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Presented as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series, the guest speaker is curator and art historian Stamatina Gregory. (The lecture is recommended by Visual Arts Professor Yevgeniy Fiks.) Read more here.

MCCC Book Club Meets Nov. 18
The next meeting of the MCCC Book Club is Tuesday, Nov. 18 at noon in the faculty/staff dining room.  The group will discuss “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion. For more information contact Melinda Struzynski in the Libraray, at ext. 3554, or by email at struzynm@mccc.edu.

Holocaust Center and Zeiger Family to Host Reception for Children's Author Nov. 19
The rescue story of Shelley and Michael Zeiger has been retold in a children's book by award-winning Canadian author Rebecca Upjohn. MCCC, along with the Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center and the Zeiger family, will host a reception and book signing with the author on Nov. 19. Read more here.

Last Day for Veterans, SGA Winter Clothing Drive Nov. 20
The Alliance of Veterans and Supporters and the Student Government Association will conclude its winter clothing drive on Thursday, Nov. 20. They 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.

Theatre Students Present 'Normal Heart' at Studio Theatre Dec. 5-7
Students in the Theatre Program present the Larry Kramer drama "The Normal Heart," a searing journey back to the dawning days of the AIDS epidemic, at MCCC’s Studio Theatre Friday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. Read more here.

'Night Before Christmas' Kicks Off Holiday Season Dec. 5-7
Three theatrical events will give families a festive way to celebrate the holiday season at Kelsey Theatre in December, beginning with "Twas the Night Before Christmas" Dec. 5-7. Read more here.





Nov. 7-16: Jesus Christ Superstar

Nov. 21-30: Miracle on 34th Street

Dec. 5-7: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Kelsey Theatre
2014-15 Season


Current News

WWFM Host David Osenberg Receives Honor From National Composers Organization
David Osenberg, on-air personality and music director for WWFM The Classical Network, was the recipient of the prestigious Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Radio Broadcast Award during a ceremony Nov. 12 in New York City, presented by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Osenberg received the award for his work as host of the WWFM program “Cadenza,” which airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. and Saturdays at 7 a.m. on The Classical Network. Read more here.

Students Celebrate with Family and Donors at Annual Scholarship Ceremony
Mercer students convened with generous donors at the Honors Recognition Reception for Continuing Students on Oct. 29. It has been a big year in donor relations at the college, with 156 scholarships – six of them newly established – awarded to new and continuing students. A total of $166,360 has been distributed. Read more here.

Two Grads Return to Mercer to Present Honors Science Research Projects
Mercer science students continue to represent the college with distinction in the world of clinical research. Two students, Fabiola Pincay and Utsav Patel, both of whom are moving on in college and careers, returned to the West Windsor campus in October to present the Honors Research projects they completed over the summer. Read more here.

Mercer Marketing Team Nets Seven Awards in District Competition
The MCCC Marketing and Communications team brought home seven awards in the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 1 competition, including the top award for a groundbreaking social media campaign supporting the cross-country bicycle trip by Mercer alumnus Jesse Herrera. Read more here.

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Events Reminders

Through Nov. 26: Get your tickets for the "Autumn Blend" Student Restaurant. Lunch is served every Wednesday 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.

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.

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.

Through Nov. 26: 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

Hits and Misses: Mercer Radiography Program

Princeton's Dogwood Garden Club luncheon and fundraiser scheduled for Dec. 8

Kelsey Theatre's holiday schedule announced

MCCC students earn Grainger's Tools for Tomorrow scholarships

MCCC's Radiography Program Keeps National Accreditation


Princeton, Hightstown and West Windsor among towns honored by Sustainable Jersey

Mercer County’s Dave Osnato signs with Houston

Historically Black Colleges and University event

Broadway World

MCCC Theatre Students to Present THE NORMAL HEART, 12/5-7

'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Opens Holiday Season at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre


MCCC’s Radiography Program demonstrates continued excellence

New Jersey Jewish News

Nobody’s fool: Book recalls family’s unlikely rescuer

Princeton Packet

Art exhibit at MCCC gallery 


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