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February 7, 2014

Table of Contents

Coming Events

Current News
News Clips, Links
Students Present "Young, Gifted and Black" This Weekend Enrollment Open for Later-Starting Classes Coming Events Reminders

Black History Month Events Feb. 10, 12

Gallery Calls for Entries for "Mercer County Artists 2014" Mercer in the News

Faculty Brown Bag Lunch Series Begins Feb. 10

Alumni Success: Dennis Guevara Updates & Info
"How to Tranfer to TCNJ" Workshop Feb. 11   News Links and Social Media
Career Services to Present
Eight Spring Workshops Starting Feb. 13
"Master Class" Comes to Kelsey Theatre Feb. 21 - March 2    
FAFSA Day Feb. 22    
Holocaust Center "Violence Awareness Day" Feb. 25    
Coming to Kelsey Theatre    

Coming Events

Students Present "Young, Gifted and Black" This Weekend
MCCC Theatre students present "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" as part of Black History Month events. The play chronicles the life and times of Lorraine Vivian Hansberry, author of "A Raisin in the Sun." The show comes to the Trenton Campus Feb. 7-9. Details here.

Black History Month Events Feb. 10, 12
MCCC's celebration of Black History Month continues next week, with a showing of “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 1 – The Black Atlantic (1500-1800),” in the Student Center, Room 104 (West Windsor Campus) and Kerney Hall (Trenton Campus) on Monday, Feb. 10, from noon to 1:25 p.m. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Guy Generals will lead a fireside chat about Booker T. Washington in Kerney Hall. Read the full schedule of Black History Month activities here.

Faculty Brown Bag Lunch Series Starts Feb. 10
The "20-Minute Mentor" Brown Bag Lunch Series that proved so popular last year begins again Feb. 10. The schedule includes: "What Are the Worst Mistakes to Make in a Classroom?" on Feb. 10; "What Can I Legally Tell People Who Call Me About My Students?" on Feb. 28; "How Do I Give Feedback that Improves Student Writing?" on March 31; and "How Do I Address Teasing and Bullying Behavior in the Classroom?" on April 14. 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.

"How to Transfer to TCNJ" Workshop Feb. 11
Transfer and Career Services will present a "How to Transfer to TCNJ" workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in ET216. All are welcome to attend.

Career Services to Present Eight Spring Workshops Starting Feb. 13
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. The series begins with a Social Media Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 13 from noon to 1 p.m. Each session will include the opportunity for question and answer exchanges. See the full schedule here.

"Master Class" Comes to Kelsey Theatre Feb. 21 - March 2
Opera great Maria Callas is presented in all her temperamental, tempestuous glory when The Pennington Players present “Master Class” at Kelsey Theatre, Feb. 21 - March 2. Read more here.

FAFSA Day Feb. 22
FAFSA Day, previously called College Goal Sunday, is an annual event designed to assist low income and first generation students in completing the national application for college financial assistance, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and providing information on available financial aid resources. This year the event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. in Kerney Hall. If you can volunteer to help, please register at http://www.njcollegegoalsunday.org/ or contact Alice Chung, chunga@mccc.edu, or Melanie Pollard, pollardm@mccc.edu.

Holocaust Center "Violence Awareness Day" Feb. 25
In observation of Violence Awareness Day, the Holocaust and Genocide Resource Center will host a screening of the film "Bloody Murder" on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at noon. The film examines how the world has fallen short of stopping genocide since the Jewish Holocaust and looks at atrocities in Cambodia, Iraq, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur. In addition, a representative of Womanspace of Mercer County will present a lecture and lead a discussion on violence against women at 4 p.m. The Center will also host an exhibit of posters, photographs, and other representations of violence through April 1. Read more here.






Jan. 31- Feb. 9: "The 39 Steps"

Feb. 8: "The Monster Who Ate My Peas"

Feb. 15-16: Reock & Roll's Journeyman

Feb. 21-March 2: "Master Class"

Kelsey Theatre Announces
2013-14 Season


Current News

Enrollment Open for Later Starting Classes
Spread the word -- there's still time for students to register for Spring classes at MCCC. Most later-starting credit classes begin Feb. 25. In addition to credit programs, non-credit classes are available through the Center for Continuing Studies. Non-credit courses begin throughout the spring. Read more here.

Gallery Calls for Entries for "Mercer County Artists 2014"
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 2014” exhibition at The Gallery at Mercer. Jurying takes place on Saturday, March 1, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Gallery. Read more here.

Alumni Success: Dennis Guevara
At the age of 32, Dennis Guevara ’07 (A.S., Music) is steadily building a career as a piano and keyboard accompanist for many Jazz, Latin Jazz, World Music and Salsa artists in the tri-state region. He says his growing success in the music business is a combination of factors. Read his story here.

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Updates & Info



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

Feb. 19: GBG Founder to Speak about Future of Biopharma. Dr. Eli Mordechai, founder and chief executive officer of Genesis Biotechnology Group (GBG) will offer insights into the future of biopharma in a presentation entitled “Challenges and Remedies for Sustainability of Biopharma in 2014.” The lecture takes place Wednesday, Feb. 19, at noon in CM109. Read more here.

Through Feb. 20: "Left of Central: Visual Arts in the Capital City" at MCCC Gallery. The Gallery is one of five venues to take an historical look at artists' communities in Central New Jersey. The exhibit focuses on 60 artists from the Trenton Artists Workshop Association. Read the story here.

Feb. 12, 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.

Through May 13: Yoga and Zumba Classes. Evening yoga with Tracy is held every Monday and Thursday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in PE225 from through May 12. (No class March 17 or March 20.) Lunchtime yoga with Helen is held every Wednesday, noon to 1 p.m., in the gym through May 7. (No class March 19.) Zumba is every Tuesday and Thursday, noon to 1 p.m., in the gym through May 13. (No class March 18 and 20.) For more information, call Student Activities at ext. 3435.

Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times

Mercer County Community College exhibit traces history of area arts community

MCCC's new honors program builds on student success

'To Be Young, Gifted and Black'

Black History Month

New York Times

Events in New Jersey for Feb. 9-15

Bucks County Courier Times

Bug Battle: MCCC's Display for Philadelphia Garden Show

Broadway World

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MASTER CLASS at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre


MCCC Opens Enrollment for Later-Starting Spring Classes

Pennington Players Present Portrait of Maria Callas in “Master Class” at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre

'To Be Young, Gifted and Black' Comes to MCCC's Trenton Campus

MCCC to Celebrate Black History Month Throughout February

The Future of Biopharma is Topic for MCCC Distinguished Lecture Feb. 19


East Windsor Patch

MCCC Students, Faculty to Observe Black History Month with Full Schedule of Special Events

Hamilton Observer

Township scientist to give lecture

Lawrenceville Patch

Winter Session Registration at MCCC Now Open


Performance and classical music listings


Princeton Packet

 101 Fund helps PHS students afford college


U.S. 1

‘Concentric Circles’ Explores NJ As Center of Creativity


West Windsor & Plainsboro News

Summer Camps



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