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.
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, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Melanie Pollard, email@example.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Week's Events
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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.
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