Black History Month conclude tonight at MCCC, with the showing of “Dear White People” in Kerney Hall, starting at 7 p.m.
The health and wellness seminar, “Stepping Stones to Wellness -- Mind, Body and Spirit,” with Life Coach Sally Jones will be held Monday, March 2 in SC104 from noon to 1 p.m. A healthy lunch will be served. The program is open to all students, staff and faculty and is sponsored by the Leadership Education and Development Program, L.E.A.D.
If you have any questions about this event or the L.E.A.D. program, contact Danielle Garruba at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A full slate of activities are scheduled at the Trenton Campus in recognition of Women's History Month. Next week includes "Heart to Heart Discussion: Taking Time Out For You!" on Wednesday, March 4, from noon to 1 p.m., and "The History, Culture, and Leadership of Women" will be held on Thursday, March 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Both sessions will be held in Kerney Hall. For a full listing of events, click here.
Todd Weber, Professor of Biology and Chair of the Biology Department at Rider University, will discuss how recent research suggests that chronic disruption of circadian system function may underlie or contribute to numerous negative biomedical outcomes including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular pathologies, cancer, depression, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disorders, and others. Dr. Weber's presentation takes place on Thursday, March 5, at noon in CM109 and is part of the Distinguished Lecture Series. Read more here.
In an upcoming show, acclaimed artist Frank Rivera will return to his roots at MCCC, where he taught art from 1967 to 2003. “Frank Rivera Retrospective: Selected Works 1945 – 2015” will be on display from Tuesday, March 10 through Thursday, April 2. The public is invited to an opening reception on Wednesday, March 11, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Read more here.
William Paterson University will host an information session on Wednesday, March 11, at 4:45 p.m. in LA128 to introduce an a new WPU master's degree program in Higher Education Administration. The 36-credit program features in person, hybrid, and on-line classes. For more information, email@example.com.
It’s time for a sing-along, a play-along, and good old-fashioned fun for all those who appreciate disco – especially the music of ABBA! Theater To Go presents a “Mamma Mia Movie Sing-Along” at Kelsey Theatre for two showings only: Saturday, March 14 at 2 p.m. and Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. Read more here.
For the third consecutive year, Mercer County Freeholder Pasquale "Pat" Colavita and Nina Melker, chair of the MCCC Foundation and senior vice president at Hopewell Valley Community Bank, have volunteered to chair “Spring Into Student Success,” the MCCC Foundation’s premier fundraiser to benefit the student scholarship fund.This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, April 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mercer Oaks. Read more here.
An MCCC dual enrollment program with Hightstown and the three Hamilton high schools made the front page of today’s Trenton Times. Read the online version of the article by reporter Michele Angermiller here.
What do most college students do over winter break? For Amanda Hamilton, Nomaan Khan, and Mark Setaro, three high-achieving science students at Mercer, two weeks in January added up to a potentially life-changing experience after being selected to participate in a two-week internship with Medical Diagnostics Laboratory (MDL), a subsidiary of Genesis Biotechnology Group in Hamilton. Read more here.
The MCCC Art Club has completed a group project that earns an A+ in the real world! A colorful, three-panel mural they worked on since last year has been delivered to the Mercer County Child Advocacy Center, where it will hang as a reminder of better times ahead for children in crisis. Twenty students contributed to the project. Read more here.
Set your DVR -- Mercer's Horticulture Program and it's upcoming exhibit in the Philadelphia Flower Show will be featured on WPVI/Channel 6 during a broadcast of "FYI Philly" on Saturday at 7 p.m., with a rebroadcast at midnight. See WPVI's preview of the Flower Show, featuring set up of the Mercer entry inspired by Disney's Fantasia, here. In addition, Horticulture students, faculty, volunteers and four facilities staff members were featured in a front-page story in the Trenton Times on Saturday. See the story and photos here.
On Feb. 3, Mercer's women’s and men’s basketball teams traded in their regular shoelaces for pink ones as they once again participated in the fifth annual “Think Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Read more here.
The Vikings men’s basketball team won its 15th consecutive game Thursday night, knocking off Lackawanna 65-59 in the semi-finals of the Region 19 Tournament and advancing to the championship round.
Mercer will take on Essex County College Saturday, Feb. 28 at 1:30 p.m. at the County College of Morris for the Region 19 Championship. The winner advances to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II national tournament. Read more here. See the Mercer team in action in this brief video.
Through May 7: Student Restaurant. Tickets are now available for the HRIM "Applied Kitchen Skills" student restaurant. Lunch will be served weekly through Thursday, May 7 in ES111 (except March 19 during Spring Break). Seatings are from 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for students, $10 for faculty and staff, and $12 for outside guests and can be purchased in the Bursar's Office (SC256) on the West Windsor campus.
Through April 1: Student Scholarship Applications. The Office for College Advancement is accepting scholarship applications from students through the M-Scholarship online system. The deadline for graduating students is April 1; the deadline for continuing students is Sept. 15. Please encourage students to apply for scholarship support. The scholarship portal can be found on MCCC’s main page and at www.mccc.edu/scholarships. You may view a list of available scholarships organized by area of study at http://www.mccc.edu/pdf/scholarships_by-area-of-study.pdf. Please note that you may be asked to furnish letters of recommendation as students complete their applications. View an M-Scholarship video created by Television students Adrian Colón, Robert Rowley and
Mona Saroya here.
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