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July 19, 2013

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Coming Events

Current News
Reminders,
News Clips, Links
Radiography Club to Raise Funds at Texas Roadhouse July 21 WWFM Manager Peter Fretwell Co-Authors Book on Vietnam POWs Coming Events Reminders

Register Now for ELC21C Conference August 21

Culinary Instructor Frank Benowitz Wins in Two Statewide Competitions Mercer In the News This Week
Mercer County Heart Walk Sept. 8
Barbara Behrens Earns National Recognition
Updates & Info
MCCC to Host 22nd Annual Golf Classic Oct. 1 New Viking Magazine Available Online News Links and Social Media
Coming to Kelsey Theatre NJCAA Selects Mercer Grad Sierra Downs for Top National Award  
  Alumni Success: Chris Obudho  
     

Coming Events

Radiography Students Raise Funds at Texas Roadhouse July 21
From Radiography Professor Bill Petrosky: Texas Roadhouse, located on Route 33 in Hamilton, will donate 10 percent of the price of meals to the MCCC Radiography Student Association on Sunday, July 21 from 12 to 4 p.m. Proceeds will go to the student group's educational endeavors during the 2013-14 academic year. In order for students to receive the funds, diners should print out a copy of the flyer here and present it to their server.
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Register Now for ELC21C Conference August 21
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 MCCC 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 should e-mail Jill Marcus at marcusj@mccc.edu. For details about the conference program and to register, click here. For additional inquiries, contact Theresa Capra at caprat@mccc.edu.

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Mercer County Heart Walk Sept. 8
Save the date! The 2013 Greater Mercer County Heart Walk is on Sunday, September 8th at Mercer County Park. If you are interested in participating, please contact Amy Ricco at riccoa@mccc.edu. Visit the Heart Walk website here for more information.
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Save the Date: MCCC to Host 22nd Annual Golf Classic Oct. 1
The MCCC Athletics Department is planning a great day of golf for a great cause: the MCCC Student Athlete Scholarship Fund.  The tournament will be held Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Mercer Oaks Golf Course in Princeton Junction.  The practice range opens at 10:30 a.m., lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., and golf commences at 12:30 p.m.  An awards reception and dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and is open to all.  More details here.
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July 12-21: Godspell

July 27-28: The Beatles' "White Album" Concert


Aug. 2-4: Mary Poppins Sing-Along


Kelsey Summer Series

 

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Current News

WWFM Manager Peter Fretwell Co-Authors Book on Vietnam POWs
Peter Fretwell, manager of WWFM The Classical Network, has published a book examining the experiences of Vietnam prisoners of war (POWs) held captive in the infamous Hanoi Hilton and how those experiences contributed to personal and professional success. Co-written with former Naval officer Taylor Baldwin Kiland, “Lessons From the Hanoi Hilton: Six Characteristics of High-Performance Teams” is published by the Naval Institute Press, and was launched at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. Read more here.
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Culinary Instructor Frank Benowitz Wins in Two Statewide Competitions
MCCC Chef/Instructor Frank Benowitz was recently awarded second place in the 2013 Jersey Seafood Challenge held at Drumthwacket, the Governor’s residence in Princeton, and also earned the First Place People’s Choice Award for his mango salsa in the 24th Annual NJ State Chili and Salsa Cook Off. Read more here.
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Barbara Behrens Earns National Recognition
Professor Barbara Behrens, coordinator of the Physical Therapist Assistant program, recently fulfilled the requirements for the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Physical Therapist Assistant Recognition of Advanced Proficiency. She was recognized during APTA's Honors and Awards Ceremony at the organization's Conference and Exposition in Salt Lake City, Utah, in June. Read more here.
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New Viking Magazine Available Online
The Summer 2013 edition of The Viking, in its redesigned magazine format, is now available online in a convenient turn-page PDF. Catch up on MCCC news from the past semester by clicking here. A limited number of printed copies will be available throughout campus.
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NJCAA Selects Mercer Grad Sierra Downs for Top National Award
Perhaps Hamilton resident Sierra Downs, a 2013 Mercer graduate and a runner on the cross country team, was saving the best for last. The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced that they have awarded the 2013 Lea Plarski Award to Downs, based on her contributions in the areas of sportsmanship, leadership, community service, academic excellence and athletic achievement. She is the first MCCC student to win the award. Read her story here.
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Alum Chris Obudho Reaps Rewards of Returning to College at Mercer and WPU
For Chris Obudho ’10 (A.A., Liberal Arts), earning a college degree came later in life.  After enlisting in the Air Force directly out of high school, Obudho worked in a series of writing and political jobs before returning to school to earn his associate degree at Mercer and his bachelor’s degree through the college’s partnership with William Paterson University.  Obudho now works as the lead writer and editor for the Community Recovery Assistance Team for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Read his story here.
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Updates & Info

Marketing & Communications
Style Guide

The WWC Cafe menu

Project NASA Updates   The MCCC Organization Chart

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Reminders __
This Week's Events on MLink ____ Full College Calendar
____Event Submission Form

Through July 28: Mercer County Community College Photographs Bethlehem. Exhibit by Mercer Photography students will be on display at Bethlehem's Banana Factory Gallery through July 28. 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 continue on 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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Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times:

Local College Roundup: MCCC's Downs wins Lea Plarski Award

Trenton youth get hands-on science experience at Princeton University Materials Academy

 

CentralJersey.com:

MCCC Culinary Instructor Frank Benowitz Wins Second Place at Jersey Seafood Challenge

“Step in Time” to the Interactive Screening of 1964 Disney Classic Film “Mary Poppins” at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre Aug. 2-4

MCCC Culinary Instructor Frank Benowitz Wins Second Place at Jersey Seafood Challenge

MCCC’s Barbara Behrens Earns National Recognition for Advanced Proficiency in Physical Therapy Education

MCCC's Veterinary Assistant Program Earns National Certification; Info. Session Sept. 12

MCCC Grad Sierra Downs Selected for NJCAA Lea Plarski Award

Reock & Roll Revue Concert Features Music from Beatles’ “White Album” at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre July 27-28

WEST WINDSOR: Mercer College, Rutgers sign bachelor’s degree pact

 

Patch.com:

“Step in Time” to the Interactive Screening of 1964 Disney Classic Film “Mary Poppins” at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre Aug. 2-4

MCCC Culinary Instructor Frank Benowitz Wins Second Place at Jersey Seafood Challenge

MCCC’s Veterinary Assistant Program Earns National Certification; Information Session to be Held September 12

MCCC’s Barbara Behrens Earns National Recognition for Advanced Proficiency in Physical Therapy Education

New Programs Available for Fall Semester at Mercer County Community College

 

Central Jersey Sun:

New programs available for fall semester at Mercer County Community College

Mercer County Community College offers a wide range of summer camps

 

MercerSpace:

Robbinsville chef wins second in state seafood challenge

MCCC veterinary program receives accreditation

Mercer County Community College to offer manufacturing programs in fall

Art and community mix at Trenton Social

Lawrence resident transforms clay into ceramic tea cups

Princeton resident dedicated to saving World Heritage Site

 

Broadway World:

Theater To Go to Host MARY POPPINS Sing-Along at Kelsey Theatre, 8/2-4

 

Planet Princeton:

More Than Just a Shelter: Anchor House Teaches Teens and Young Adults Life Skills

 

Diverse Issues in Higher Education:

N.J. Programs Help Incarcerated Individuals Assimilate into College Life


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