Transfer & Career services will be hosting a "Transfer to William Paterson" Workshop on Tuesday, April 16, from noon to 12:45 p.m. in ET216. Students can come to explore options for transferring to William Paterson University after Mercer.
Mercer's Spring Open House will be held on Wednesday, April 17, starting at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Cafeteria. All programs and departments are invited to participate in this major recruitment event. For more more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or click here.
The artistic talents of Mercer students will be on display in this year's "MCCC Student Visual Arts Show" at The Gallery at Mercer from Wednesday, April 17 through Friday, May 10. The exhibit features multiple works in all the visual arts created by more than 50 students.
Faculty and students are invited to attend the "Men's Alumni Forum" in Kerney Hall on the Trenton campus on Wednesday, April 17, at noon. Come out to hear inspiring stories from men who overcame obstacles, attended Mercer, and went on to achieve success.
The Criminal Justice program will host its annual Criminal Justice Career Fair on Thursday, April 18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Student Center Cafeteria on the West Windsor campus. Many federal, state, local law enforcement, corrections, and social service agencies, as well as four-year universities, will be in attendance. For more information contact Transfer and Career Services at ext. 3397 or email@example.com.
On Tuesday, April 23, MCCC's Mel Leipzig will give his last lecture before his retirement. The discussion, "A Lifetime Devoted to Painting," will be held at noon in CM107. The lecture is part of the college’s Spring Distinguished Lecture Series. Read more here.
Fairleigh Dickinson University will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, April 24, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in SC104. Students can come to learn about FDU's undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Mercer. For more information please contact Joseph Tormey at (609) 343-4984 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In celebration of Community College Month, MCCC presents “Meet the Authors,” an event that showcases some Mercer-affiliated writers, on Tuesday, April 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. in CM110.
Featured authors include faculty members Dr. Jo Anne Craig, Dr. Padhraig Higgins, and Charles Stansbury. Three professors emeriti will join the panel: James Franklin, Dr. Vera Goodkin, and Peter Horne, as well as the Rev. William Coleman, a member of the Board of Trustees. Read more here.
MCCC’s Fashion Design program invites the community to an inaugural runway show as the college celebrates its first graduating class of fashion students. "Trenton Makes: An MCCC Student Fashion Show Benefit and Awards Ceremony" takes place Saturday, May 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Kerney Hall. Designs will include clothing students created for Fashion Program Coordinator Allegra Ceci, Bursar Lucia Brown-Joseph, Board Trustee Pam Hersh, Trenton Campus Provost Monica Weaver, and President Patricia C. Donohue. Read more here.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Garden State African Violet Club will present its 62nd Annual Show and Sale, to be held on Saturday, May 4, 12 to 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Faculty Dining Room in the Student Center.
This year’s show, themed “Violets in Vogue,” will feature African violets in horticulture form and in creatively designed arrangements. Read more here.
MCCC and Rider University have created a dual-admission agreement between Mercer’s Business Administration Program and the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Global Supply Chain Management at Rider. The presidents of both institutions, as well as business deans, formally signed the agreement on April 10. Read more here.
MCCC celebrated student success and welcomed springtime on April 4 at Mercer Oaks. Joined by more than 225 friends and donors, the college hosted “Spring Into Student Success!,” a fund-raising event whose proceeds will provide scholarships and other critical financial support for MCCC students. Read more here.
Student journalists with The College VOICE newspaper won 13 awards in this year's annual New Jersey Collegiate Press Association competition, including the highest honor: first place for General Excellence. So far this year the VOICE has won 23 state and national awards. Read the NJCPA awards list here.
Mercer student Thomas Herrell placed eighth in the inaugural New Jersey Governor’s Cyber Corps Challenge, held at Brookdale Community College in March. The event was hosted by Governor Christie, in partnership with a cybersecurity consultancy and education company. Read more here.
This week the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced that Mercer freshman Mustafa El-Amin was named as a Second Team Division II All-American. This adds to El-Amin's list of honors, having already been named Region 19 Player of the Year and Garden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Read more here.
Lady Vikings softball players Alyssa Bauer and Stephanie Canulli are proving to be major team assets, according to head coach Ryan Zegarski. Canulli has a 4-0 pitching record, while Bauer is hitting .423 with 23 RBIs and 3 home runs. Read more here.
While most students were preparing for midterms by studying from their notes and textbooks, students in the Career Training Institute’s (CTI) Culinary Program at the Trenton Campus were sharpening their utensils and practicing their "service with a smile" game face, preparing and serving meals to a panel of MCCC faculty and staff judges. Read more here.
This Week's Events
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Through May 2: Holocaust Center Presents Anti-Stereotype Workshops. The Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center (HGRC) presents a series of workshops entitled "Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts." The workshops cover various topics that explore the impact of bias and stereotypes, and techniques for speaking up to combat them. Sessions will be held on Thurdays, April 11, April 18, April 25, and May 2 from noon to 1 p.m. at the HGRC.
April 16: Holocaust Center Film Screening. The Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center presents "Sophie Scholl" on Tuesday, April 16, noon to 1:30 p.m. Filmmaker Marc Rothemund uses long-buried historical records to reconstruct the last six days in the life of renowned German anti-Nazi activist Sophie Scholl (Julia Jentsch). Other films this month will be "The Pianist" on April 23 and "Hotel Rwanda" on April 30.
Through April 30: Alum Tom Kelly Exhibits at Chapin School. Artist Thomas Kelly '97 (A.A., Fine Arts) presents an exhibit of his works at The Chapin School in Princeton through April 30. Read the U.S. 1 story here and the Town Topics story here. Read more about him and view his artwork here.
Through May 3: Lunch and Dinner at Student Restaurant. The HRIM student-run restaurant (ES111) is now offering three dining experiences each week. Diners can enjoy Wedneday lunches and dinners April 3, 10, 17 & 24, and Friday lunches through May 3. Tickets are $10 for MCCC staff and $12 for other guests. See the flyer here for details.
Fitness Classes Through May 2. Zumba with Colleen is every Tuesday and Thursday through May 2 in FA129, noon to 1 p.m.; yoga classes will be held every Wednesday with Helen through May 1 in the gym, noon to 1 p.m.; and evening yoga classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays, in FA129, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Classes are free and are open to students, alumni, staff and faculty.
For more information, contact Danielle Garruba at ext. 3412 or email email@example.com.
May 10: "Lights! Camera! Fashion!" Event. MCCC and Princeton Senior Resource Center are teaming up to co-host an event, “Lights! Camera! Fashion!”, a celebration of fashion, film and photography on Friday, May 10 at the Conference Center. The event includes a presentation of Mercer student fashion designs and photography, and a screening of the documentary “Bill Cunningham New York” at 7 p.m. Read details here.
May 15: Deadline for Submissions to Kelsey Review 2013. Kelsey Review Editor Edward Carmien invites writers and artists to submit work for consideration for the 2013 edition of Kelsey Review, which will be published and distributed in the fall. The submission deadline is May 15. Read the details here.
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