The Kappa Foundation of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Trenton Alumni Chapter, will honor Dr. Diane Campbell as a “Woman of Achievement.” The ceremony is part of the organization's annual Jazz Brunch, to be held Saturday, April 11 in the MCCC Conference Center starting at 11 a.m. Dr. Campbell is being recognized for her work as a prominent educator both at MCCC and at the Trenton Board of Education and for her leadership and service to the community. Ticket information is available on the Kappa Alpha Psi website here.
The MCCC Foundation’s premier event to raise funds for student scholarships will be held on Tuesday, April 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mercer Oaks. Tickets are on sale and silent auction items are still being accepted. Faculty and staff may purchase discounted tickets at $100 per person for up to two tickets. Read more here. For information on this year's awardees, click here. For profiles on this year's student scholarship representatives, click here.
There will be a Trans Issues panel discussion on Thursday, April 16, at noon in SC104. The panel moderator is Dr. Arlene Holpp Scala, Chair of Women's and Gender Studies at William Paterson University, who will be joined by MCCC faculty members Dr. Diane Rizzo and Dr. Daniel Schermond. All members of the MCCC community are invited to attend. The event is hosted jointly by MCCC faculty and the LGBTF Student Club.
Help us spread the word to your neighbors, friends and any and all prospective students about the April 16 "Explore Mercer" open house. Read about it here.
Read the profiles of the six students who will serve as student scholarship representatives during the "Spring Into Student Success!" fundraiser on April 14. Click here.
The MCCC The Mercer County Community College Board of Trustees has announced three finalists in its presidential search, selected from dozens of highly-qualified college administrators from across the nation. Read more here.
Area writers and artists are invited to submit their work for possible inclusion in Kelsey Review 2015, an arts journal published annually by MCCC. The Review accepts short fiction, poetry, personal essays, excerpts of novels, black and white line drawings (suitable for digital scanning), and cartoons by those who live, work or study in Mercer County. Read more here.
New students, current students at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) and visiting students home on summer break will have an opportunity to catch up or get ahead by earning college credits during the Summer session at MCCC, which is now open for registration. Read more here.
Four survivors of the Nazi Holocaust shared their stories with Mercer history students on March 26. The Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center (MCHGRC) welcomed back Dr. Vera Goodkin and Dr. Charles Rojer, and newcomers Henry and Ruth Eisenberg, who were escorted by their son Shelly, of Hamilton. All shared their harrowing stories of struggle and survival during World War II. Read more here.
It was a tale of two seasons for the Mercer County Community College (MCCC) women’s basketball team – one before winter break and one after. While this year was not about wins on the scoreboard, the team remained focused on the lessons they learned on the court. Read more here.
After this winter, one of the biggest hurdles Head Softball Coach Ryan Zegarski faced was literally getting his team on the field to play. But after 14 games and going into Region 19 action last week, six Vikings were batting .300 or better with strong pitching. Read more here.
Through April 23: Penny Wars. Student clubs are leading the charge, with the collection to be held through April 23. College departments may also participate, as well as individual students and staff members.
Anyone wishing to make a donation may contribute to a participating group, or drop off their pennies in SC111. (Note: If you are low on pennies, larger denominations will be accepted!) Prizes will be awarded in each category for those who collect the most pennies. For more information, email Jeannette Clugsten at firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 3677.
April 25: IPIC Adjunct Workshop. IPIC will host a special professional development event for adjunct faculty on Saturday, April 25. The morning event will be filled with networking and workshop sampling. See the flyer here for details and to RSVP.
Through May 6: MercerOnline Training. Click here to view the full schedule and to register.
Through May 7: Student Restaurant Serving Lunch, Dinner. Tickets are available for the HRIM "Applied Kitchen Skills" and "Part-Thyme" student restaurants. "Applied Kitchen Skills" serves weekly through Thursday, May 7 and "Part-Thyme" serves on Wednesday, April 15 and 29. Both restaurants serve in ES111, with seatings from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for students, $10 for faculty and staff, and $12 for other guests and may be purchased from the Bursar's Office window at SC256 in the Student Center. In addition, tickets are on sale for the HRIM "International" restaurant class. Dinner will be served on Wednesdays, April 15, 22, 29, and May 6, with seatings from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. View menus here. Questions? Email email@example.com.
Through May 8: Spring Late Night Series. One and all are invited to perform at MCCC’s Late Night Series, an open-mic event hosted by the Drama Club and MC Post Midnight. (Performances typically include dance, music, acting, film-making and poetry.) Shows take place in the college’s Studio Theatre, located on the West Windsor campus next to Kelsey Theatre). Remaining dates this spring are April 24 and May 8. Showtime is 10 p.m. Doors open at 9:30; sign-up for the open-mic is 9:45 p.m. For more information, email Jody Gazenbeek-Person at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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