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January 8, 2016

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Current News

News Clips and Links
MercerOnline Tech and Blackboard Workshops Jan. 11 and 12 Business Students Go Global at Dow Jones Reminders
HRIM Breakfast Class Serving Jan. 12-15 American Honors Students Shine During Symposium Mercer in the News
Register Now for Jan. 13 IPIC Roundtables Schedule Set for Strategic Planning Listening Sessions Updates & Info
CCS Open House Jan. 14 MCCC's Kerry O'Neill Featured in Brooklyn Art Exhibit News Links and Social Media
MLK Celebration January 18

Former Basketball Teammates Finding Success in Coaching

'Arsenic and Old Lace' at Kelsey Theatre Jan. 22 to 31    
Coming to Kelsey Theatre    

Coming Events

MercerOnline Tech and Blackboard Workshops Jan. 11 and 12
MercerOnline will offer technology and Blackboard workshops on Monday, Jan. 11, and Tuesday, Jan. 12. In addition, all faculty and staff are encouraged to attend an Open House in the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in CM126B on to Jan. 12 at noon. Click here to read more about the workshops. Register on 123Signup here.

HRIM Breakfast Class Serving Jan. 12-15
The HRIM Breakfast Class will be serving next week, Jan.12-15, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in ES111. Breakfast prices start at only $3!

Register Now for Jan. 13 IPIC Roundtables
From Theresa Capra: Colleagues, register now for the IPIC’s Wednesday morning, Jan. 13 pre-class week event. Join us for breakfast, roundtables, and the viewing of Ken Bain’s keynote from the August "Engaging Learners" conference.  See the flyer for featured roundtables here and register here: http://tinyurl.com/PreClass-Week-2015. Questions? Email caprat@mccc.edu.

CCS Open House Jan. 14
From Pharmacy Technician to Phlebotomy, Mercer's Center for Continuing Studies will be offering a variety of certification prep classes this Spring to help fulfill area needs for trained healthcare professionals. CCS will host an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Center at Mercer for individuals interested in exploring career options in healthcare, high-tech, and many other fields. Read more here.

MLK Celebration January 18
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 p.m. to 4 p.m. Read more here.

'Arsenic and Old Lace' at Kelsey Theatre Jan. 22 to 31
Never take candy from strangers. Or, as is the case in “Arsenic and Old Lace,” beware of elderberry wine offered by sweet, little old ladies. M&M Productions brings this American comedy classic to the Kelsey Theatre stage Jan. 22-31. Read about it here.





Jan. 8 to 17: "August: Osage County"

Jan. 22-31: "Arsenic and Old Lace"

Kelsey Theatre
2015-16 Schedule


Current News

Business Students Go Global at Dow Jones
Business Professor Laura Sosa took ten students enrolled in “Global Environment of Business,” an Honors course, on a field trip to Wall Street in Lower Manhattan and the offices of the Dow Jones Corporation. Read more here.

American Honors Students Shine During Symposium
MCCC students enrolled in American Honors at Mercer had a chance to share and shine during their Honors Symposium on Dec. 18 at the MCCC Conference Center. Read more here.

Schedule Set for Strategic Planning Listening Sessions
From the 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 of the 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.

MCCC's Kerry O'Neill Featured in Brooklyn Art Exhibit
Kerri O'Neill, a teaching assistant in Visual Arts, is featured in "Generations X - Razzle Dazzle," currently on display through Feb. 7 at the AIR Gallery in Brooklyn. The Generations series was started in 1997 as a fundraising exhibition to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the AIR Gallery. Since that time, it has continued biannually, with 30 percent of sales helping to support AIR Gallery's programming and its mission to advance women in the arts. More on the exhibit here.

Former Basketball Teammates Finding Success in Coaching
In 2010-11, Mercer sophomore Anthony Obery and freshman Stanley Tuchez practiced and played on the same basketball court. The former teammates were reunited at MCCC Dec. 15, but this time as coaches on opposing sides. Tuchez is in his second year as an assistant coach for the Vikings, while Obery is in his second year as an assistant coach for the County College of Morris. Read more here.


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

Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times/NJ.com

MCCC students shine during Honors Symposium

MCCC celebrating MLK Day Jan. 18

Theater: 'August Osage County' at West Windsor's Kelsey Theatre

MCCC students visit Dow Jones


The Atlantic

The Allure of Community Colleges


Broadway World

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Begins Tonight at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre


midJersey Business

MCCC Students in Hybrid Business Practice Firm Launch Digital Travel Magazine


National Journal

The Appeal of Community Colleges to Students and Faculty Alike

News at Princeton

Annual business attire clothing drive will be held

Patch.com (East Windsor, Lawrenceville, Princeton)

Acts of Kindness Gone Awry in 'Arsenic and Old Lace' at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Jan. 22 to 31

MCCC Invites Community to Dr. Martin Luther King Day Commemoration January 18


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