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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 email@example.com or ext. 3389.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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