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August 21, 2015

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Center for Teaching and Learning to Host Open House Aug. 24

WWFM Named Among Top College Radio Stations in the U.S.

Mercer in the News
Last Chance to Register for IPIC 'Engaging Learners' Conference Aug. 25 Business, Technology Are Focus of Continuing Studies Offerings
Updates & Info
College Assembly is Aug. 26 Holocaust Center to Add Rotating Exhibits This Year News Links and Social Media
Center for Continuing Studies Open House Set for Sept. 10

Professor Laura Blinderman Named National Academies Education Fellow

"Little Women - the Musical” at Kelsey Sept. 11-20 Alumni Success: Barbara Spalding  
Golf Classic to Benefit Athlete Scholarships is Sept. 29    
Coming to Kelsey Theatre    

Coming Events

Center for Teaching and Learning to Host Open House Aug. 24
Faculty and staff are invited to visit the college’s newly refurbished Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL, formerly known as the BAT Cave) on Monday, Aug. 24 from noon to 1 p.m. CTL is located in the Communication Building on the West Windsor campus, Room 126B. The CTL has a wide range of online resources available at http://teach.mccc.edu/. For more information, email marcusj@mccc.edu. Read more here.

Last Chance to Register for IPIC 'Engaging Learners' Conference Aug. 25
This is your last chance to register for the Instructional and Professional Improvement Committee Engaging Learners in the 21st Century Conference, a full-day conference on Tuesday, Aug. 25 in the Conference Center. 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.

College Assembly is Aug. 26
The Fall 2015 College Assembly will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26 in Kelsey Theatre. The theme for this College Assembly is “Fostering a Culture of Service and Accountability.” Much of the program will focus on how we can enhance services to students and how we can be more accountable through assessment. Brief summaries from each college division describing important plans for the coming year will be distributed prior to the assembly via broadcast e-mail, and will be discussed during the meeting. All members of the college community are encouraged to attend. 

Center for Continuing Studies Open House Set for Sept. 10
A variety of career options will be explored during a Center for Continuing Studies Open House on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Center at Mercer. Registration for this free event is requested by calling (609)570-3311. All registrants will be entered into a drawing to win a free personal interest class valued up to $100. For a complete listing of CCS classes, click here.

"Little Women - the Musical” at Kelsey Sept. 11-20
Join the March sisters as they navigate their growing up years during turbulent times in America in “Little Women – the Musical.”  Presented by Pierrot Productions, this family musical set during the Civil War opens the new season at Kelsey Theatre. Read more here.

Golf Classic to Benefit Athlete Scholarships is Sept. 29
Friends and supporters of MCCC's student athletes will be hitting the links Sept. 29 for the MCCC Foundation’s Golf Classic for Scholarships. The 24th annual tournament will be held at Mercer Oaks in Princeton Junction. Read more here.





Sept.11-20: "Little Women, The Musical"

Kelsey Theatre
2015-16 Schedule


Current News

WWFM Named Among Top College Radio Stations in the U.S.
MCCC was named one of the “50 Colleges with the Best Radio Stations” by BestColleges.com, a national website that serves as a resource for prospective college students. WWFM The Classical Network was listed in the survey among other high-profile colleges, including Georgetown, University of California-Berkeley, DePaul, and Florida State University. Read more here.

Business, Technology Are Focus of Continuing Studies Offerings
This fall, Mercer’s Center for Continuing Studies offers a wide array of certificate programs in business and technology designed to enhance and reboot careers. Read more here.

Holocaust Center to Add Rotating Exhibits This Year
Elizabeth DeGiorgio, co-director of the Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center, plans to change out exhibits every month and to use the hallway adjacent to the center to display posters and share other materials. The first exhibit, which runs through the end of August, depicts the genocide of a group of gypsy prisoners housed in a Nazi camp in 1944 who attempted to resist, only to be sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Read more here.

Professor Laura Blinderman Named National Academies Education Fellow
Biology Professor Laura Blinderman has been named a National Academies Education Fellow in the Sciences for 2015-16 after participating in the National Academies Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education, held June 14-19 at Princeton University. Read more here.

Alumni Success: Barbara Spalding
When Barbara Spalding '09 (Culinary Arts), MA, MS, RDN, decided she wanted a career makeover, she focused in on food. This fall, Spalding will return to MCCC to share some of her extensive knowledge in a two-session course offered through the Center for Continuing Studies. In “Nutrition Buzz – Myth and Reality” on Sept. 15 and 29 from 7 to 9 p.m., Spalding will discuss the foundations of a healthy diet. 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

MCCC Foundation's Golf Classic for Scholarships slated for Sept. 29

MCCC holding CCS open house Sept. 10

MCCC radio station receives recognition

National Science Foundation grant boosts gifted students | Editorial

Mercer County Community College debuting new, in-demand programs

Mercer County Community College hosts Mexican students, professionals

Italian Week for Kids in the Kitchen at MCCC summer camp (VIDEO)

East Windsor woman returns to college to earn degree in Ornamental Horticulture

Teenagers graduate from MCCC

David Cann of Stockton selected as sculptor juror for Phillips' Mill Art Exhibition

Mercer County Community College to have free shuttle bus to Quaker Bridge Mall

MCCC hosts Mexican students, professionals

MCCC grads earn H.S. diplomas and associate degrees

A Degree in Ornamental Horticulture

Kelsey Theatre announces lineup



New shuttle service to start from Quaker Bridge Mall to Mercer County Community College



College adds shuttle service from Quaker Bridge Mall to campus

For the love of gardening


Patch.com (East Windsor, Princeton, Lawrence)

MCCC Golf Classic on Sept. 29 to Benefit Student Scholarships

"Little Women -- The Musical" Delivers Big-Hearted Message at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre

Business, Technology Programs Are Focus of MCCC's Continuing Studies Offerings

MCCC's WWFM the Classical Network Named Top 50 College Radio Station

New Shuttle Service from MCCC to Quaker Bridge Mall

Town Topics

Mixed Use Development in Trenton Could Be a “Game Changer” for City


US 1

New MCCC President a Witness to the Power of Education

Many Paths Both to & From MCCC

New MCCC President Right for the Job


West Windsor & Plainsboro News

High Schoolers Take MCCC Fast Track to College



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