The Professor Saul Goldwasser Educators Workshop, "Making the Connections: Common Core Standards/Assessment and Holocaust/Genocide Education," will be held Thursday, June 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Conference Center. The workshop includes an overview of common core standards/assessment, Holocaust/Genocide objectives, and practical classroom activities. The workshop earns participants five professional development hours, and is presented by the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education and the Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center. Snacks, refreshments, and materials are provided. See the flyer here.
The William Paterson University at Mercer program will host an information session on June 10 at 5 p.m. in SC104 in the Student Center, West Windsor Campus. To RSVP, contact Judy Grausso at email@example.com or at ext. 3358.
A Rutgers University representative will visit the West Windsor Campus on Wednesday, June 11, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., to answer questions about RU's bachelor degree programs at MCCC. Degrees are offered in Political Science, Labor Studies, and Nursing. The session will be held in the Student Center, SC104.
Combining moments of hilarity with serious meditations on love and truth, Shakespeare ’70 will perform "Much Ado About Nothing" at Kelsey Theatre June 13-22. Read more here.
After quickly selling out its two “Frozen Sing-Alongs” in July, Kelsey Theatre has added two more chances for youngsters to sing along to the blockbuster Disney film. This interactive theatre event includes a costume parade and contest, trivia contest and a gift bag of things to do during the movie, led by the talented cast of Theater To Go. “Frozen” will be shown Saturday, June 21 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. More information is available here.
Rainy skies did not diminish the shared excitement – or the words of congratulations and encouragement – for close to 900 Mercer graduates, as the Class of 2014 celebrated Commencement ceremonies on May 22. Read more here. See photos on Facebook here, on Instagram here, and Pinterest here.
Handshakes, cheers, applause and tears marked the passage of student nurses to nursing graduates as Mercer celebrated the pinning of 34 students on May 20.
Read more here. See additional photos on Facebook here.
Hundreds of proud family members and friends joined MCCC students, administrators, faculty members and Foundation Board members at the Trenton Campus’s 26th annual Celebration of Academic Achievement on May 6. The goal for one and all was to congratulate students studying in Trenton-based programs for a job well done. Read more here.
More than 450 Trenton-area high school students were recognized for their hard work and academic achievements during the annual Youth College Awards Ceremony, held at Kelsey Theatre on May 3. Read more here.
The brightest and best from the state’s 19 community colleges came together May 1 for the New Jersey Council of County Colleges Phi Theta Kappa Day, and Mercer was well represented for the 20th annual event. Read more here.
It was fitting that Gov. Chris Christie chose the Conference Center at Mercer to announce his support for the New Jersey Scholarship and Transformative Education in Prisons program (NJ-STEP) on May 8. MCCC has been in the forefront of the prisoner education movement since the late 1960s. Read more here.
Even though the Vikings softball team fell short in the Region 19 tournament, at 32-9 the players put together a fine season with a lot to be proud of. Read more here.
The MCCC baseball team returns from the NJCAA World Series late tonight after being eliminated from the 10-team tournament on Wednesday. (The Vikings got a win earlier in the week against Vincennes.) Vikings fans had a chance to watch the games via NJCAA live broadcasts. Assistant Dean and Athletics Director John Simone, who accompanied the team, reports that their hosts in Enid, OK, couldn’t have been nicer or more accommodating.
We are proud of our Vikings, who end their season 40-8, the best record in school history! More baseball news to come next week.
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