E-Bully E-Bulletin
Calendar MLink www.mccc.edu E-Bully Archives


The Who, What, Where, When @ MCCC


March 21, 2014

Table of Contents

Coming Events

Current News
News Clips, Links
Holocaust Center Hosts "Sarah's Key" March 25 Diverse Talents of "Mercer County Artists" Shine at Awards Reception Coming Events Reminders
Space Traveler Greg Olsen to Deliver Lecture March 26

Successful Seminar Leads to Donation By NJ Accountants

Mercer in the News
Students, Community Partners to be Honored at Spring Fundraiser March 27 "Explore Mercer!" During MCCC Open House April 9 Updates & Info
"Spring Transfer Day" April 17; Criminal Justice Career Fair April 24 Gospel Fest Inspires Donations for Trenton High Choir News Links and Social Media
WPU@Mercer Open House April 24 Mercer Baseball Season Began With Talk From Alum, MLB Vet  
Coming to Kelsey Theatre

Men's Basketball Season Wrap-Up


Coming Events

Holocaust Center Hosts "Sarah's Key" March 25
The Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center is hosting another Movie at Noon on March 25. "Sarah's Key," based on the best-selling book by Tatiana de Rosnay, is the story of a 10-year-old Jewish Parisian girl who becomes part of the Nazi roundup of 1942; a second plot follows an American journalist living in Paris who is asked to write an article in observance of the roundup's 60th anniversary.

Space Traveler Greg Olsen to Deliver Lecture March 26
Princeton resident Greg Olsen, entrepreneur, scientist, and the third private citizen to orbit the Earth on the International Space Station (ISS), will present the lecture "From Entrepreneurship to Spaceship" at MCCC at noon on Wednesday, March 26. Read more here.

Students, Community Partners to be Honored at Spring Fundraiser March 27
Three community partners will be honored during "Spring Into Student Success," the MCCC Foundation’s signature fundraiser for student scholarships. The celebration takes place on Thursday, March 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mercer Oaks, 725 Village Road. Read more about the honorees here. MCCC students are creating floral arrangements and will be furnishing music and taking photographs during the evening. There's still time to get employee tickets at the discounted rate of $100 per ticket for up to two tickets. To purchase your tickets or for more information, contact Tatiana Dodge at ext. 3607 or dodget@mccc.edu.

"Spring Transfer Day" April 17; Criminal Justice Career Fair April 24
Transfer and Career Services will sponsor "Spring Transfer Day" on Thursday, April 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the West Windsor Campus cafeteria, with several colleges and universities represented. The Criminal Justice program will be hosting its annual Criminal Justice Career Fair on Thursday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center, with several federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies participating. For more information please contact the Transfer and Career Services office at 609-570-3397 or thomasl@mccc.edu.

WPU@Mercer Open House April 24
Spread the word to your students. William Paterson University will host an Open House for its MCCC on-campus bachelor's degree programs on Thursday, April 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. 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 graussoj@wpunj.edu or 609-570-3358.





March 8-23: "Peter Pan"

March 28 - April 13: "Les Miserables"

April 5: "Stuart Little"

Kelsey Theatre Announces
2013-14 Season


Current News

Diverse Talents of "Mercer County Artists" Shine at Awards Reception
The local arts community had a chance to meet, greet and enjoy the diverse, colorful and often poignant works of fellow artists at an Awards Reception for "Mercer County Artists 2014" on March 13, featuring 96 works by 75 artists. The exhibit is on display at The Gallery through April 3. Read more here.


Successful Seminar Leads to Donation By NJ Accountants
The New Jersey Association of Public Accountants recently donated $2,227 to MCCC for student scholarships, part of the proceeds from a very successful statewide tax preparer’s seminar hosted by The Conference Center at Mercer. Read more here.


"Explore Mercer!" During MCCC Open House April 9
Prospective students, their parents, and adults interested in enhancing their job skills will have a chance to learn more about what MCCC has to offer during the Explore Mercer Open House, Wednesday, April 9, at 6 p.m. at the West Windsor Campus Student Center. Read more here.


Gospel Fest Inspires Donations for Trenton High Choir
When the Trenton Central High School District Inspirational Gospel Choir headed on stage at Kelsey Theatre as part of Gospel Fest 2014, they were greeted with enthusiastic applause. They also received an unexpected gift from the crowd that will help them close in on their goal of performing at the national "Music in the Park" competition in Los Angeles in May, as returning champions. Read more here.


Mercer Baseball Season Began With Talk From Alum, MLB Vet
The Vikings baseball team is off to a hot start! After a highly successful trip to Myrtle Beach Invitational, the team is now 15-1, going into a home double header on Saturday against Rockland, N.Y. But it all began this year at the First Pitch Dinner, featuring former MCCC player, coach, and MLB veteran Dave Gallagher. Read more here.


Men's Basketball Season Wrap-Up
With only one player returning from last year’s men’s basketball team, Head Coach Howard Levy faced the 2013-14 season with some uncertainty about the team’s prospects. Fortunately, it did not take long for new team members to gel and get the season going on a strong note. Read more here.


_ __Current News Online_________M-Newsletter Submission Form


Updates & Info



Marketing & Communications
Style Guide
The WWC Cafe menu The MCCC Organization Chart



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

Through March 31: Student Activities Hosts "Penny Wars." The Student Activities Office is hosting "Penny Wars" through March 31 to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand and its fight against childhood cancer. Stop by SC111 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 garrubad@mccc.edu with any questions.

March 31 and April 14: "20-Minute Mentor" Brown Bag Lunch Series. "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. To view Magna 20-Minute Mentor videos, see the instructions for accessing the series on MLink 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 thomasl@mccc.edu.

Through April 1: Applications Accepted for MCCC Foundation Scholarships. Graduating students may apply now through April 1; continuing students may apply now through September 15. The scholarship portal can be found on MCCC’s main page and at www.mccc.edu/scholarships.  Click here for a list of scholarships organized by area of study for new, continuing and graduating students. Please note that you may be asked to furnish letters of recommendation as students complete their applications.

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 April 18: "Appear in Mercer Gear" Pinterest contest. Mercer students are encouraged to follow MCCC on Pinterest and to send photos of themselves in Mercer gear now thorugh April 18. They have a chance to win up to $150 in gift cards. Anyone can submit photos, but college employees are ineligible for prizes. See the flyer here. Visit the website, with contest guidelines, here. Visit the MCCC Pinterest site here. Anyone can vote -- the photo with the most "likes" or repins wins!

Through May 5: Student Restaurant Serving Lunch, Dinner. The HRIM Applied Kitchen Skills Class will be serving lunch on Mondays through May 5, 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.

May 10: African American Student Organization Craft Fair. Vendors are being sought for the African American Student Organization craft fair, to be held Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the WWC cafeteria. This is a great opportunity for Mercer students, staff, and community members to showcase their creative talents and sell their wares. Details here. Questions? Email thomasl@mccc.edu or call 609-570-3397.

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. Lunchtime yoga with Helen is held every Wednesday, noon to 1 p.m., in the gym through May 7. Zumba is every Tuesday and Thursday, noon to 1 p.m., in the gym through May 13. For more information, call Student Activities at ext. 3435.

Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times

Photos: Horticultural Exposition at Mercer County Community College

Opinion: Neither Russia nor U.S. occupies high moral ground

Opinion: Address mass incarceration, save black communities

Yardley Players present 'Peter Pan' at Kelsey Theatre


Rutgers' Nick Favatella excels on and off the field

Mercer County CC develops chemistry, adds wins on road trip

UIH job fair aims at training unemployed for workforce

Broadway World

Photo Flash: Winners Announced for 'Mercer County Artists 2014' Exhibition

Kelsey Kids Series at MCCC to Present STUART LITTLE, 4/5

Bucks County Courier Times

Ex-Army Ranger runs 100-mile ultramarathons to aid brethren

Central Jersey Sun

“Les Misérables” comes to Mercer County’s Kelsey Theater


Join “Stuart Little” for Big Adventures at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre April 5

Students, Community Partners to be Honored at MCCC’s 25th Anniversary Scholarship Fundraiser

The Intelligencer

What's happening on the local art scene this week

What's happening on the local theater scene this week

Princeton Packet



Flower show brought early signs of spring


News Links and Social Media

MCCC Current News Full College Calendar WWFM
E-News Monthly Newsletters MLink Calendar of Events WWFM Arts Calendar
Past M-Newsletters Academic Calendar JazzOn2
Annual Reports

Athletics News

MCCC Social Media Sites

Alumni Success Stories

  MCCC on Facebook

How to Submit Your News/Calendar Items

The M-Newsletter is published by MCCC's Public Relations office, AD114. Staff members: Jim Gardner, ext. 3736, or Wendy Humphrey, ext. 3729. More here about the services of the Public Relations Office.

Submit News & Events for Publicity: Click here for guidelines. The Public Relations staff reserves the right to make decisions about how newsworthy an item is to the media, and to edit materials based on news value and space constraints.

Submit News for this M-Newsletter: The M-Newsletter is published each week on Thursday or Friday.

Submit Events for Calendar: All events held on our campuses must be listed on the MCCC calendar to avoid conflicting events with parking and security issues.This form goes automatically to Publications/Web, Public Information, Facilities and Security.

Submit Request for Broadcast Email. Click here for guidelines and policy link.

See the full Marketing & Communications Style Guide here.

Please help us keep the college community informed. If you find a typo or error, please let us know so we can correct it online.

Your opinion is always welcome. What do you want to read about in future M-Newsletters?

Leaving MCCC? If you will be leaving the college and would like to continue receiving this newsletter, please send your new e-mail address to humphrew@mccc.edu and ask to be added to the "retirees" list

Copyright © 2006, Mercer County Community College. All rights reserved.