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December 5, 2014

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Events and Announcements

Current News

Reminders,
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Theatre Students Present "Normal Heart" Tonight Through Sunday

IPIC Announces Adjunct Professional Development Grants Coming Events Reminders

MCCC Chorus and Jazz Band Present Concerts Dec. 9 and 10

Author Reception Features Zeiger Family’s Moving Holocaust Story

Mercer in the News
SOAR Facilitator Training Dec. 10 ĎAll About the Teamí in Menís Soccerís Winning Season

News Links and Social Media
Mercer County Band Performs Winter Concert Dec. 17 Strong Finish Highlights Season for Lady Vikings Tennis Team Updates & Info
Register now for Spring 2015 Pre-Class Week Sessions    
Coming to Kelsey Theatre  

Coming Events

Theatre Students Present "Normal Heart" Tonight Through Sunday
MCCC Theatre students open their peformance of "The Normal Heart" tonight in the Sudio Theatre. The stage production of Larry Kramer's intense drama about the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is directed by Bob Terrano, with peformances at 8 p.m. tonight, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and Sunday at 2 p.m. More about the production, including ticket information, is available here.
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MCCC Chorus and Jazz Band Present Concerts Dec. 9 and 10
Music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two concerts by MCCC students in December. The MCCC Chorus will present its winter concert on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m., with the MCCC Jazz Band performing on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. Both performances will take place in Kelsey Theatre. Read more here.
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SOAR Facilitator Training Dec. 10
From SOAR Coordinator Tricia Shaw: In an ongoing effort to give new students important information about all-things Mercer, the SOAR program needs 12 facilitators (two per session) for six orientation sessions in January. There will be facilitator training for faculty/staff volunteers on Wednesday, Dec. 10 in SC 104, noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will be served. If you are interested in volunteering as a facilitator, call ext. 3313 or email shawt@mccc.edu. Click here for the promotional flyer for new students and parents, which includes orientation dates and times, as well as the topics covered.
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Mercer County Band Performs Winter Concert Dec. 17
The Mercer County Symphonic Band will presents its 2014 Winter Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Kelsey Theater. Admission is free. Read more here.
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Register now for Spring 2015 Pre-Class Week Sessions
From MercerOnline Coordinator Jill Marcus: Mercer Professional Development for Spring 2015 has a new look and format. The Information Technology Services Department, Instructional and Institutional Effectiveness, MercerOnline, and the Instructional Professional and Improvement Committee are pleased to host a series of exciting events for the Mercer college community. Events include roundtable discussions, focus groups, and traditional workshops. Be sure to mark your calendar. Pre-registration is required for some events, including the IPIC Roundtable Discussions, and recommended for all events. Click here for the full schedule. To register, contact Jill Marcus at ext. 3551, or click here.
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Dec. 5-7: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Dec. 13: El Sueno



Dec. 19-21: The Nutcracker

Kelsey Theatre
2014-15 Season

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Current News

IPIC Announces Adjunct Professional Development Grants
From IPIC Chair Theresa Capra: The Instructional and Professional Development Committee (IPIC) is pleased to announce a professional development opportunity for adjunct faculty. The committee is now accepting applications for a professional improvement grant. This grant will be provided to the selected recipients to attend a professional conference covering instructional topics that are not offered at Mercer. The three awardees of the Spring 2015 grant will receive a stipend of up to $150 each toward registration and travel to a conference that will advance their professional development as an educator. All adjunct faculty are encouraged to apply.

Please download the application here and submit electronically via email.  All applications should be emailed to caprat@mccc.edu no later than Friday, January 16, 2015.  Awardees will be notified by the end of February.
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Author Reception Features Zeiger Familyís Moving Holocaust Story
MCCC and the Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center recently hosted a reception with the family and friends of the late Shelley Zeiger, a longtime champion for business in the city of Trenton. Special guest was Rebecca Upjohn, author of the award-winning childrenís book, "The Secret of the Village Fool," which tells the inspiring story of the Zeiger familyís rescue in Nazi-occupied Poland by an unlikely hero, Anton Suchinski, during World War II. Read more here.
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'All About the Team' in Menís Soccerís Winning Season
In a typical rebuilding year Ė when freshmen far outweigh sophomores on a roster Ė expectations for the season are often adjusted downward. But in the case of this yearís menís soccer team, composed of 21 freshmen and just three returning sophomores, the Vikings had everything they needed to be at the top of their game and recapture the Regoin 19 title. Read more here.
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Strong Finish Highlights Season for Lady Vikings Tennis Team
After a slow start, the Vikings women's tennis team won six of its last eight matches, good for a third place finish in the region. Coach Marc Vecchiolla likens the tennis season to a game of chess: it’s difficult to determine the outcome until the last move is made. Read more here.
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Event Reminders

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 at MCCC: Kelsey Theatre, Student Center, Fitness Center, and the main entrance at the Trenton Campus. Questions? Call Amy at ext. 3581 or Drew at ext. 3240.

Dec. 18: MCCC Book Club Meeting. The next meeting of the MCCC Book Club is Thursday, Dec. 18 at noon in the faculty/staff dining room. The group will discuss "American Wife" by Curtis Sittenfeld. For more information contact Melinda Struzynski in the Library, at ext. 3554, or by email at struzynm@mccc.edu.

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

Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times

MCCC student and Hamilton resident serves as Miss Ecuador of Mercer County

'Miracle on 34th Street' comes to Kelsey Theatre at MCCC

MCCC author reception features family's moving Holocaust story



New York Times

Events in New Jersey for Dec. 7-13, 2014



Broadway World

MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus to Perform Free Concerts, 12/9-10

Mercer County Symphonic Band Sets Winter Pops Concert for 12/17

 

The Bahamas Weekly

Ray Vincente takes mens fashion forward


Bucks County Courier Times

What's happening on the local theater scene this week

 

The Current of Galloway Township

Stockton mission: help talented transition (American Honors)



CentralJersey.com

MCCC "Shares the Warmth" with Anchor House

MCCC Author Reception Features Zeiger Familyís Moving Holocaust Story

Jazzing Up 'The Nutcracker'



myCentralJersey.com

What's happening in Central Jersey for the holidays



Patch.com

MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus to Present Free Concerts Dec. 9 & 10

 

Princeton Packet

PACKET PICKS Nov. 28: Art exhibit źat MCCC gallery

 

Town Topics

Area Exhibits


U.S. 1

A 350th Holiday Season of History and Memories

Winter Session Registration

Management Moves

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