Staff and students of MCCC's James Kerney Campus invite community members to an annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. Read more here.
Tell your friends and neighbors -- MCCC invites families to a Summer Camps Open House on Sunday, Jan. 24, noon to 3 p.m., in the Student Center on the West Windsor campus. Read more here.
It's a tale of teen angst gone radioactive. The Kelsey Players and Tomato Patch Workshops present "Zombie Prom" for one weekend only, Feb. 5 to 7. Read about the production here.
The 2016-2017 College Catalog is now in production, with content review and updates being solicited college-wide. Anyone with updates to contribute should contact the point person (dean, director, supervisor, coordinator, etc.) for the area involved. That person likely received notification this week for submitting any revisions for their area. For further assistance, contact Brad Kent in Publications at ext. 3772 or email@example.com.
There were handshakes, hugs and tears as the college celebrated the graduation and pinning of 29 Nursing students at Kelsey Theatre Jan. 12. Students say they completed the rigorous program with hard work, perseverance and the support of classmates, faculty members and family. Read about it here.
The Financial Aid Office is pleased to be a partner of the “FAFSA Days” (formerly known as College Goal Sunday) for Mercer residents. Prospective students will get on-site assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. General financial aid presentations will be given in both Spanish and English free of charge. More information on FAFSA Days can be found here: http://njfafsadays.org/. Mercer's FAFSA Days will be held Saturday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James Kerney Campus; Thursday, March 10, 6 to 8 p.m. at Nottingham High School; and Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James Kerney Campus. If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please visit the site and fill out a form at: http://njfafsadays.org/docs/forms/volunteerReg.html. Students interested in registering should visit the site and fill out a form at: http://njfafsadays.org/docs/forms/studentReg.html. For more information, contact Alice Chung at ext. 3498 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do it right and they will come! Communication faculty member Kathi Paluscio and several of her students designed and presented "Communication Mashup 2015" in November. Offering "something for everyone," the event drew a large crowd including current Communication students, alumni and prospective students. Read about it here.
From Strategic Planning Steering Committee Co-Chair Andrea Lynch: Listening sessions are an opportunity for you, the Mercer stakeholders, to provide input about Mercer's strategic direction for the next three to five years. For a complete schedule of listening sessions, click here.
The agenda for each listening session is simple:
The first 10 minutes will be a brief presentation about external data. The remaining 50 minutes will be for the group to provide answers to four questions. To preview the questions, click here. Make sure your voice is heard as Mercer charts a strategy that ensures the success of our students for the next 50 years! Keep up with the progress in the Strategic Planning process on M-Link here.
As part of a Black History Month celebration, the Steven Kasher Gallery in New York City will present a solo exhibition featuring 75 works by the late Lou Draper, coordinator of MCCC's Photography department from 1982 to 2002. The retrospective runs through Feb. 20. Read more on the gallery's website here.
As teammates on the MCCC 2010-11 men's basketball team, Gary Carthan and Jonathan Jernigan learned a lot about hard work and perseverance, lessons that are serving them well as they continue their college careers. In December, they faced off on the court as players for their respective four-year schools. Read their stories here.
Assessment Update. There is a new section on MLink under Plans & Reports that has links to the assessment and accreditation pages. This will be the go-to place for all updates and information. Visit the page here.
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