Tell your friends and neighbors -- MCCC invites families to a Summer Camps Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31, noon to 3 p.m., in the Student Center on the West Windsor campus. Read more here.
It's time to get moving! MCCC staff and faculty are invited to join with students for yoga and Zumba classes. Evening yoga will be held every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in PE 225 starting Feb. 1 and ending April 25. (No class on March 14.) Wednesday yoga will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the gym starting Feb. 3. (No class on March 16.) Zumba classes are on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in the gym starting on Feb. 2. (No class on March 15.)
MCCC will celebrate Black History Month in February with a full slate of events. With the theme “Change Your Thoughts; Change Your Life," the festivities kick off with Opening Ceremonies on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the West Windsor Campus cafeteria. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, the James Kerney Campus will host two showings of the film "The Great Debaters." The first showing is at noon, with a second showing for the community at 6 p.m. For a complete listing of events, click here.
“Why Should I Care About the Separation Between Church and State?” will be the subject of a lecture by Janice Rael, founder and president of the Delaware Valley Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 3 in CM 109 on the West Windsor campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. More here.
“Think Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness Night has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 4, starting at 6 p.m. Join the MCCC Athletics Department and AAWCC-Mercer as they team up for a worthy cause. Enjoy the women’s basketball game against Union. The event includes a half-time presentation and a raffle prize drawing. All funds raised will benefit the Breast Cancer Resource Center of the YWCA-Princeton.
Volunteers are needed to assist with MCCC's FAFSA Days, to be held Feb. 6, March 10 and April 2. The Financial Aid Office will lead the effort to assist prospective and current college students in filling out the FAFSA form online. Read more here. Volunteers and students in need of assistance may learn more and register by clicking here.
Artists aged 18 or older who live, work, or attend school in Mercer County are invited to submit their art for consideration for this year’s “Mercer County Artists 2016” exhibition at The Gallery at Mercer. Jurying takes place on Saturday, Feb. 13, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Gallery. Read more here.
From José A. Fernández, Executive Director For Compliance and Human Resources: In compliance with Title IX requirements, Mercer County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities.
TITLE IX COORDINATOR
The college’s Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct policy. The Coordinator reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, and is housed in the Administrative Building office AD254A. Questions and complaints regarding Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Office of Civil Rights at the following locations and/or contact information:
José A. Fernández,
Executive Director for Compliance and Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator
1200 Old Trenton Road, AD254A
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Mail to: PO Box 17202, Trenton NJ 08690
Phone: (609) 570-3635
Individuals experiencing harassment or discrimination also have the right to file a formal grievance with government authorities:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Phone: (646) 428-3800
Facsimile: (646) 428-3843
In the event that an incident involves alleged misconduct by the Title IX Coordinator, reports should be made directly to:
President Jianping Wang
1200 Old Trenton Road, AD249
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Mail to: PO Box 17202,
Trenton NJ 08690
Phone: (609) 570-3613
To view the procedure for complaint resolution under Title IX, click here.
MercerOnline has announced a full schedule of online training sessions for faculty and staff: MO 101/102, Blackboard Training Online, starting Feb. 8, Feb. 22, March 7, March 21 and Mar 28; MO 103, Blackboard Grade Center Training (new users) on Feb. 17 and March 30 (noon to 1 p.m.); MO 104, Introduction to the Cloud on March 7 (noon to 1 p.m.); MO 105, Introduction to Zoom on April 6 (noon to 1 p.m.); and MO 210, Advanced Blackboard Training, Designing and Developing a Hybrid Course on April 20 (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.) For additional details, see the flyer here. To sign up for training sessions, click here. Questions? Call ext. 3389 or e-mail email@example.com.
The annual edition of Kelsey Review, MCCC’s literary journal for the community, is now available online. It features 25 contributors who live, work and study in Mercer County and includes provocative fiction and inspiring poetry, plus cover art by Elke HP Hannel. The interactive digital format can be downloaded to computers or mobile devices including phones and tablets. Read it here: www.mccc.edu/kelseyreview.
Spread the word -- It's not too late to register for Spring semester college classes at MCCC! Most later-starting credit classes begin Feb. 23 and are available for both day and evening sessions. Classes are held on MCCC’s West Windsor and Trenton campuses, with online classes available through MercerOnline. Read more here.
Through Feb. 20: Lou Draper Exhibit at NYC Gallery. As part of a Black History Month celebration, the Steven Kasher Gallery in New York City presents a solo exhibition featuring 75 works by the late Lou Draper, coordinator of MCCC's Photography program from 1982 to 2002. Read more on the gallery's website here.
Assessment Update. There is a new section on MLink under Plans & Reports that has links to the assessment and accreditation pages. This is the go-to place for all updates and information. Visit the page here.
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