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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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