The talents of 75 Mercer County artists will be on display at The Gallery in the exhibit "Mercer County Artists 2014," which runs from March 11 to April 3. The community is invited to an Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony, on Thursday, March 13 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The awards ceremony will begin at 5:45 p.m. Read more here.
Mercer students are being asked to follow MCCC on Pinterest and to send in their photos in Mercer gear starting Monday, March 10, with a chance to win up to $150 in gift cards. Anyone can submit their 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!
This Week's Events
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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.
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 email@example.com 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.
Through May 5: Student Restaurant Serving Lunch. The HRIM Applied Kitchen Skills Class will be serving lunch on Mondays now 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. (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.
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