Spread the word to your students. William Paterson University will host an Open House for its bachelor's degree programs on campus Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in the West Windsor Campus Cafeteria. Students will have an opportunity to meet faculty, staff and admissions and financial aid representatives. RSVP to Judy Grausso at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609.570.3358.
Presented by the Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center, observance of Violence Awareness Day includes screening of the film "Bloody Murder" at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 25. At 4 p.m. a representative of Womanspace of Mercer County will present a lecture and lead a discussion on violence against women. Read more here.
The Student Nurse Association, in partnership with Drexel University's online nursing program, presents a screening of
the documentary film "Nurses, If Florence Could See Us Now" on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Kelsey Theatre at 6:30 p.m. See the flyer here.
American Honors at Mercer will host an Information Session for high school students on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria on the West Windsor Campus. This Honors program for academically motivated students begins at Mercer in the fall. Read more about it here.
The "20-Minute Mentor" Brown Bag Lunch Series continues with "What Can I Legally Tell People Who Call Me About My Students?" on Friday, Feb. 28. All sessions start at noon in CM126B. To view these or other Magna 20-Minute Mentor videos on your own, see the instructions for accessing the series on MLink here. The series continues March 31 with "How Do I Give Feedback that Improves Student Writing?"; and April 14 with "How Do I Address Teasing and Bullying Behavior in the Classroom?"
The energy and talent was so terrific and the audience response was so great that the MCCC Theatre program has decided to bring the show "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" to the Studio Theatre on the West Windsor Campus for one show only on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and details, click here.
The Student Activities Office is hosting "Penny Wars" from March 3 to March 31 to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand and its fight against childhood cancer. Stop by SC111 on March 3 to pick up a jar and start collecting pennies -- only pennies! Participants can be individuals, a small group (2-9 people), or a large group (10+ people). Whomever collects the most pennies will win a gift card. The small group and large group that collects the most pennies will win a pizza party on April 8 at noon in SC104. Contact Danielle Garruba at email@example.com with any questions.
Veterans Services will host a Veterans Outreach Information Session on March 4 from noon to 2 p.m. in Kerney Hall on the Trenton Campus. The session is open to all veterans. Representatives from the MCCC Career Training Institute,
Disabled American Veterans,
Ewing Vet Center,
VA Healthcare, and
MCCC Veterans Services will be on hand to provide information. In addition, a Mobile Vet Center will be part of the program, providing space for confidential non-medical counseling from Vet Center counselors. See the flyer here.
Since November, Horticulture students have been working with sculptor Carl Hagerty to create seven giant insect topiaries – and a family of beetles – for the college’s exhibit at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which runs from March 1 to 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Read the story here.
The HRIM Applied Kitchen Skills Class will be serving lunch on Mondays, from Feb. 24 through May 5 (except March 17), from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in ES111. Tickets may be purchased at the door on a first-come, first served basis. In addition, the Food Prep II class will begin serving lunch and dinner on April 2 through April 23. Seating times for these lunches are from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and seating for dinner will be from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Bursar's Office in late March, subject to availability.
The Theatre Program will shine a spotlight on the continuing plague of violence against women during Women’s History Month in March. Theatre and Entertainment Technology students team up to present Eve Ensler’s "The Vagina Monologues" at MCCC’s Trenton Campus on Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kerney Hall, 102 North Broad Street. Read more here.
The Vikings men's basketball team has qualified for the post season with their win against Penn JV on Monday night. They face Del Tech Stanton away in the first round Feb. 24. The team donned pink warm-up shirts and socks for their game versus Burlington County College on Feb. 6 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Night. They led for most of the high energy contest, winning 66-60. See the Facebook photos here.
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March 3: Deadline for "Who's Who" Submissions. Faculty and staff are asked for their assistance in nominating deserving students for Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges based on their leadership and service. See the nomination details and form here. If you have any questions, please contact Danielle Garruba at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 12, April 2 and May 7: HiTOPS Health Services in Trenton. Services include general health screenings, blood pressure checks, health counseling, family planning counseling, and screening for depression and eating disorders. No appointment necessary; valid student ID required. See the flyer here.
March 27: "Spring Into Student Success!" Scholarship Fundraiser. Spread the word to friends and neighbors! Tickets are now on sale for the MCCC Foundation's "Spring Into Student Success!" scholarship fundraiser, to be held Thursday, March 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mercer Oaks. Discount tickets are available for faculty and staff: $100 per ticket for you and a guest. Donations of silent auction items are welcome. Read the event details here.
Career Services Presents Spring Workshops.
A series of eight free workshops will be offered by Career Services (SC201) for MCCC students and the public. These sessions will provide tips for success and job search tools. See the full schedule here.
April 1: Spring Job Fair. MCCC will host its annual Spring Job Fair on Tuesday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center on the West Windsor Campus. (The fair is open to the general public, in addition to MCCC students.) Area employers who would like to set up an employee recruitment table should contact Letrice Thomas in MCCC’s Career and Transfer Services office by emailing email@example.com.
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