The imagery of 29 Mercer County photographers will be on display at the Gallery at Mercer in the exhibit, "My Mercer: Mercer County Photography 2013," which runs from Tuesday, Nov. 19 to Wednesday, Dec. 18. The community is invited to an Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony, to be held on Nov. 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Read more here.
PNC Bank, MCCC Veterans Services, and MCCC Career and Transfer Services will sponsor a veterans resume writing seminar on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in SC104. PNC Bank representatives will be available to offer tips to help build a resume that will result in interviews, and that will translate military skills and experiences to the civilian workforce. Attendees are asked to bring a current copy of their resume.
For more information, contact Veterans Services at ext. 3240 or email@example.com. See the flyer here.
Mercer celebrated its high-achieving students and generous donors at the Honors Recognition Reception for Continuing Students on Oct. 30, where administrators and donors presented 127 scholarships to assist students as they pursue their studies at Mercer. Read more here.
MCCC and dozens of community members honored the men of the 65th Infantry Regiment, a Puerto Rican regiment of the U.S. Army known as The Borinqueneers, at a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 9 at the Trenton Campus. PFC Ismael Rodriquez-Detres, an area resident who was a member of the Borinqueneers during the Korean War, was recognized for his service, with retired Lt. Col. Yvonne D. Johnson, U.S. Air Force-New Jersey National Guard, delivering the keynote address. Read the story in The Trentonian here.
The Mercer Marketing and Communications team brought home 16 awards in the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 1 competition, including the prestigious Communicator of the Year Award for Marketing and Communications Director Lynn Holl. Read more here.
The MCCC Music Department is now on Facebook! Visit the page to learn more about the Music Department, including faculty recitals, concerts, and information for the Music A.S. degree. See more here.
Adjunct Professor Connie Goddard recently wrote a guest column for the Trenton Times explaining that Trenton's revival should focus on recycling, with a "Trenton Remakes" theme. Read the column here.
The Mercer Cheer Dance Club took to the hardwood Tuesday night in support of the men's basketball team, cheering them on to victory against Gloucester, 68-55. See Facebook photos here. The Vikings take on Harcum at home on Saturday at noon. Visit www.mccc.edu/athletics to see season schedules for men's and women's basketball.
In the NJCAA Division I National Championship Meet in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the Vikings got strong performances from two former Lawrence High School teammates, freshman Marissa Scott and sophomore Karizma Brown.
Read more here.
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