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November 20, 2015

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Events and Announcements

Current News

News Clips and Links
Kelsey Kicks Off Holidays Tonight With "It's a Wonderful Life" Registration Now Open for Winter and Spring Classes Reminders
No Zumba, Yoga, Student Restaurants Next Week The Gallery Hosts Reception for Art Teachers, Students Mercer in the News
NJ’s Acting Attorney General to Deliver Lecture Nov. 24

Wells Fargo Presents MCCC With $10,000 for Scholarships

Updates & Info
"Ghosts of Rwanda" Screening at Holocaust Center Dec. 1 Communication Students Mash It Up! News Links and Social Media

Coming to Kelsey Theatre

Mercer Alumnus to be Featured on WWFM  
  MCCC Title IX Statement  

Coming Events

Kelsey Kicks Off Holidays Tonight With "It's a Wonderful Life"
Tonight is the official start of the holiday season at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre as M&M Productions presents "It's a Wonderful Life." Join George Bailey as he discovers what's important in life and Clarence earns his wings! Read more here.

No Zumba, Yoga, Student Restaurants Next Week
With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, there will be no Yoga and Zumba exercise classes the week of Nov. 23. Offered through the Student Life and Leadership office, both classes will resume on normal schedules the week of Nov. 30. Zumba is offered in the gym on Tuesdays through Dec. 1, from noon to 1 p.m. Yoga is offered Monday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in PE225 through Dec. 7 and Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in the gym through Dec. 2.

In addition, the HRIM student restaurants will not be serving next week. "Orchard Courtyard" will serve its final luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 1, with "American Regional" serving Wednesdays, Dec. 2 and Dec. 9. Both restaurants seat from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in ES111. Tickets are $8 for students, $10 for faculty and staff, and $12 for guests, and may be purchased from the Bursar's Office window at SC256 in the Student Center. See the menus here.

NJ’s Acting Attorney General to Deliver Lecture Nov. 24
John Jay Hoffman, New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General, will discuss his role and responsibilities as the state’s chief law enforcement officer as part of the college's Distinguished Lecture Series on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at noon in CM109. Read more here.

"Ghosts of Rwanda" Screening at Holocaust Center Dec. 1
The Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center concludes its noon film series with "Ghosts of Rwanda" on Dec. 1. For the complete list of HGRC events, click here. Questions? Email Elizabeth DeGiorgio at degiorge@mccc.edu.






Nov. 20-29: "It's a Wonderful Life"

Kelsey Theatre
2015-16 Schedule


Current News

Registration Now Open for Winter and Spring Classes
Spread the word to students, prospective students, or students you might know who are home on winter break: registration is now open for Winter Session and the 2016 Spring Semester. Read more here.

The Gallery Hosts Reception for High School Art Teachers, Students
Dozens of area artists, high school art instructors, and high school students packed The Gallery at MCCC Wednesday night for the opening of “Passing the Palette: Arts Educators and Their Students,” a showcase of the next generation of artists who are still in high school or are recent grads, along with the teachers who are inspiring them to pursue their artistic passions. The exhibit will be on display through Tuesday, Dec. 8. Read more about the exhibit here. See the Facebook photos from the reception here.

Wells Fargo Presents MCCC With $10,000 for Scholarships
The MCCC Foundation was the recent recipient of a $10,000 award from the Wells Fargo Foundation during a ceremony at the college. The donation will fund the Wells Fargo Urban Scholarship program for eligible students at Mercer who have graduated from a Trenton high school. See the photo here.

Communication Students Mash It Up!
There was a major "mashup" at the MCCC Conference Center Thursday night, where a variety of future, past, and present Communication majors came together to promote the program at MCCC. "MASHUP 2015" featured resume writing tips, information on transfer, internship opportunities, and successful MCCC Communication program alumni sharing their stories, with faculty and staff on hand to answer questions. See the Facebook photos here.

Mercer Alumnus to be Featured on WWFM
This Saturday at 7 p.m. on WWFM The Classical Network, Rachel Katz, host of the program A Tempo, will interview Kento Iwasaki, a Mercer graduate who studied music and went on to Temple University and the Manhattan School of Music. Bringing opera to unlikely venues and audiences, the traveling opera company that Kento founded will have its premiere performance next week. Tune in to 89.1 FM, or listen via live streaming here.

MCCC Title IX Statement
From José A. Fernández, Executive Director for Compliance and Human Resources: Mercer County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, nationality, political views, religion, disability unrelated to job or program requirements or any other characteristic protected by law. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding Title IX:

José A. Fernández
Executive Director for Compliance and Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator
1200 Old Trenton Road – AD 254A
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Mail to: PO Box 17202, Trenton NJ 08690
Phone: (609) 570-3635
Email: fernandj@mccc.edu


Through Nov. 30: Complete Online Communications Survey. The college has two main vehicles for internal communications college-wide: broadcast emails and the M-Newsletter. Please provide feedback on the effectiveness of these two tools by completing the brief survey here. Your responses will help us assess our current efforts and plan for the future. Questions? Email gardnerj@mccc.edu.

Through Dec. 14: Kelsey Theatre Toys for Tots Collection. Donation boxes are now located in the Kelsey Theatre lobby for the U.S. Marine Corps "Toys for Tots" campaign. Director of Veteran Services John Becker will help coordinate the effort. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be accepted through Dec. 14.

Through Dec. 16: Crayon and Book Collection for Children's Hospital. Members of the Future Teachers Club and the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society are seeking donations of eight-packs of Crayola crayons to children at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Also requested are books that teach kindness and respect appropriate for children in grades K-3. The drop-off box is located in front of the Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center, next to the book store.

Dec. 19: AAWCC Holiday Party. The American Association for Women in Community Colleges invites the children and grandchildren of college faculty, staff, and students to a Holiday Extravaganza, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the West Windsor Campus gymnasium. The event features games, crafts, food, prizes, and more! See the flyer here. RSVP by Dec. 4, with your name and names of children attending, to Tonia Harrison at harrisot@mccc.edu.

This Week's Events on MLink ____Full College Calendar____Event Submission Form

Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times/NJ.com

PU & WWFM holding musical instrument drive

Theater: 'It's a Wonderful Life' at West Windsor's Kelsey Theatre



Trenton offers free library membership cards to Trenton-based students and workers


Asbury Park Press

'Nutcrackers' are all over New Jersey!


Broadway World

PSO Holiday POPS! Wonderlands Concert to be Held 12/19

Theatre IV Brings HIAWATHA to Kelsey Theatre Today

'PASSING THE PALETTE' Exhibition to Showcase Young Artists at MCCC Gallery, 11/16-12/8


Daily Record

Find a ‘Nutcracker’ near you


New Jersey Stage

Pennington Players To Hold Auditions For The Diary of Anne Frank



Soccer: Rider, RU coaches go way back


Patch.com (East Windsor, Lawrenceville, Princeton)

New Jersey's Acting Attorney General to Deliver Lecture at MCCC Nov. 24

Winter and Spring Session Registration Now Open at MCCC

Wells Fargo Presents MCCC With $10,000 to Support Student Scholarships



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