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July 9, 2015

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Student Handbook Revisions Due July 15

Cuba Is ‘Learning Lab’ for Eager MCCC Travelers

Mercer in the News
Blackboard Training Sessions Begin July 20 and Aug. 3 Arts Community Comes Out in Support of Leipzig, Draper Event Updates & Info
Live Performances Featured at Kelsey Awards July 25 Exhibit by Alumna Alina Marin-Bliach Closes Out Gallery Season News Links and Social Media
Reock & Roll Revue Performs Ernie White at Kelsey Aug. 1 & 2


IPIC 'Engaging Learners' Conference Aug. 25    
New Gallery Season Opens With Faculty Exhibit Sept. 8    

Coming to Kelsey Theatre


Coming Events

Student Handbook Revisions Due July 15
From Executive Dean Diane Campbell:"The MCCC Student Handbook is undergoing revisions. If you have changes or additions, please send to Beth Knight knighte@mccc.edu by Wednesday, July 15. The sooner the better!"

Blackboard Training Sessions Begin July 20 and Aug. 3
There is still time to register for the MO 101/102, Introduction to Blackboard training, with sessions beginning July 20 and Aug. 3. MO 101/102 is asynchronous online training to provide faculty with the technology skills necessary to use Blackboard as an add-on for a face-to-face course or to teach a previously designed online or hybrid course. Faculty who want to have a Blackboard add-on for a face-to-face course must complete the MO 101/102 training or demonstrate prior, comparable training and experience at a peer institution. Click here to register. Questions? Contact MercerOnline at merceronline@mccc.edu or ext. 3389.

Live Performances Featured at Kelsey Awards July 25
It’s awards season once again at Kelsey Theatre. The “2015 Kelsey Theatre Awards,” a Tony Awards-inspired evening that celebrates the past year’s theatrical successes, takes place Saturday, July 25 at 8 p.m. Read more here.

Reock & Roll Revue Performs Ernie White at Kelsey Aug. 1 & 2
Reock & Roll Revue returns to Kelsey Theatre for two special dates in August. Their concert, “A Life in Music – Then and Now,” will feature music from the 40-year career of famed Trenton songwriter-guitarist Ernie White. The show will include special appearances by numerous performers, including White himself. Read more here.

IPIC 'Engaging Learners' Conference Aug. 25
The Instructional and Professional Improvement Committee (IPIC) reminds you to register NOW for the Engaging Learners in the 21st Century Conference. This full-day conference will take place Tuesday, Aug. 25 in the Conference Center during pre-class week. The agenda features 17 concurrent workshops, breakfast and lunch, and a keynote address by Dr. Ken Bain, renowned researcher, educator, and author of the best seller What the Best College Teachers Do. Presenters represent multiple institutions throughout the state including Rowan, Montclair, New Jersey City University, and many community colleges. Advance registration is required. To register, click here.

New Gallery Season Opens With Faculty Exhibit Sept. 8
The upcoming season at the MCCC Gallery has been posted to the college website. Five shows will be mounted, with a major focus on New Jersey and Mercer County artists. The season commences with the MCCC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit from Sept. 8 to 24. An opening reception will be held Sept. 9. The Gallery is under the direction of Dylan Wolfe, Associate Professor of Communication. For the full schedule, visit www.mccc.edu/gallery.






July 10-19: Guys and Dolls

July 25: Kelsey Awards

Aug. 1-2: Reock & Roll Revue

Kelsey Theatre
Summer Schedule


Current News

Cuba Is ‘Learning Lab’ for Eager MCCC Travelers
There was something for everyone to embrace and explore during MCCC's Study Tour to Cuba May 18-25. The itinerary provided MCCC students with insights galore into the history, music, art, food, religion, ecology, architecture, agriculture and politics of this once off-limits island nation. Read more here.

Arts Community Comes Out in Support of Leipzig, Draper Event
Dozens of artists, former colleagues, and community members came out to celebrate the work of former Mercer professors Mel Leipzig and the late Lou Draper during “Trenton Makes: Art and Artists in Trenton,” held June 21 at MCCC’s Trenton Campus. Read more here.

Exhibit by Alumna Alina Marin-Bliach Closes Out Gallery Season
A solo photography exhibit by alumna Alina Marin-Bliach '06 (A.F.A., Photography) came to the MCCC Gallery in June. Entitled “A Voyage of Many,” the exhibit featured images and stories of 50 Cuban immigrants over the past half century in their new American homeland. Read more here.

This Week's Events on MLink ____Full College Calendar____Event Submission Form

Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times/NJ.com

Business groups host reception for retiring MCCC president

Community Honors Retiring President

Mercer County Technical Schools' Health Science Academy graduates 19

Raritan Valley Community College administrator receives leadership award

Hopewell Valley brothers look to future after 2012 deadly car crash

Cuba trip provides 'learning lab' for MCCC students

Dozens attend 'Trenton Makes: Art & Artists in Trenton'




Christie’s trips abroad carry costs — and benefits


New York Times

Things to Do in New Jersey, June 21 to 27, 2015

Things to Do in New Jersey, June 28 to July 4, 2015

Things to Do in New Jersey, July 4 to 11, 2015


Broadway World

2015 Kelsey Theatre Awards to be Held 7/25 at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre


Burlington County Times

What's happening on the local art scene this week


Cherry Hill Courier Post

BASEBALL: All-South Jersey First Team


City of Champions Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates: Recap Of Players Signings From 2015 MLB Draft

Duffy's Cultural Couture

Mercer Gallery to Feature Cuban-Born Photographer and MCCC Alumna Alina Bliach

2015 Kelsey Theatre Awards” Features Ceremony and Live Performances from Past Season July 25


The SandPaper

Jazzy Scallop & Seafood Festival in Barnegat Light Defies the Downpour



Alina Marin-Bliach Interview on Gallery Show


US 1

Art Happenings Turning Capital City into Arts Capital

West Windsor-Plainsboro News

Stories of Cuban Immigration at Mercer Photo Exhibit


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