Organization Development and Community Programs (ODCP) has extended an invitation to the college community to celebrate the retirement of Sherry Russell, an ODCP employee for nearly 17 years. The event will be held Tuesday, June 11 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Conference Center.
The Instructional and Professional Improvement Committee (IPIC) would like to remind interested individuals to register for the "Engaging Learners in the 21st Century Conference," to be held on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Conference Center. The agenda features 17 workshops and a keynote address by Mercer Professor Emeritus Angela Provitera McGlynn. Advanced registration is required and space is limited. Those interested in the keynote address but unable to attend the conference, e-mail Jill Marcus at email@example.com.
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Students in Mercer's HRIM program will be serving up breakfast
Monday through Wednesday, June 10, 11 and 12. Breakfast is served each of these days from 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast prices start from only $3.
Awards were presented to 31 athletes named to the Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) All Academic Team, 21 named to the Region 19 All Academic Team, and two named as academic all Americans, among other honors, during the Annual Breakfast for Student Athletes on May 2. Read the story here.
Marc Vecchiolla, head coach for men’s tennis, readily admits he was disappointed that the Vikings were unable to qualify for the NJCAA national tournament, but is still upbeat about the recently-completed season. Read the story here.
The Vikings’ baseball dreams ended in jarring fashion, as the team lost its first two games in the highly competitive, double elimination NJCAA Region 19 Tournament, played at Del Tech Owens May 10-12. The Vikings came into the tournament as the no. 1 seed. Read the story here.
Agricola, a new community eatery in Princeton that opened in March, presented a $3,000 donation on June 5 for deserving students who are studying the culinary arts at Mercer. Read the story here.
The college shares the sad news that Violet (Vi) May Gandy passed away on June 3. Mrs. Gandy was well known at Mercer, where she worked as a switchboard operator for 27 years before retiring in 2004. Read her obituary in the Trenton Times here.
This Week's Events
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June 11 and 13: Rebroadcast of MCCC Commencement. If you missed MCCC's Commencement, you can still view it on the college's cable channel -- Channel 26 on Comcast and Cablevision and Channel 20 on Verizon FIOS. Two dates remain. See the schedule here.
Through July 28: Photography Students Exhibit in Bethlehem, Pa.:
Students in two Documentary Photography classes traveled to Bethlehem, Pa., this spring to capture changing times in the once robust steel town. "Mercer County Community College Photographs Bethlehem" will be on display at Bethlehem's Banana Factory Gallery through July 28. Receptions will be held July 5, 6 to 10 p.m. Read more here. To view the videos, click here.
Through August 15: Yoga Classes. Classes with Tracy will be held every Monday and Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in PE 225 through August 15. Wednesday classes with Helen will be held June 19 and 26,
July 10, 17, and 24, and
August 7 and 14 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Conference Center, Room 117.
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