The Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center has launched its "Movies at Noon" series, which continues with "Only a Number" on Sept. 29. Other screenings include "The Courage to Care" with Dr. Carol Rittner on Oct. 13; "The Long Way Home" on Oct. 27; "Year Zero: The Silent Death of Cambodia" on Nov. 17; and "Ghosts of Rwanda" on Dec. 1. In addition, the center will feature "Movies at Night" from 6-8 p.m. beginning on Sept. 24 with "Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death" and on Nov. 3 with "Genocide: Worse Than War." Several other events are scheduled for the fall semester. For a complete listing, click here.
Mercer will host two guest speakers in honor of Constitution Day, an observance on Thursday, Sept. 17 that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. On the West Windsor Campus, El-Rhonda Williams Alston, a legislative analyst and incentive grant supervisor for the Division of Taxation for the New Jersey Department of Treasury, will give a presentation in CM108 celebrating the legacy and impact of the 13th Amendment 150 years later. On the Trenton Campus, New Jersey Deputy Attorney General Denise Hollingsworth will deliver a lecture in Kerney Hall entitled “Understanding Your Constitutional Rights.” Both lectures are from noon to 1 p.m.
Registration is open for MercerOnline’s MO 101/102 Online Instructor Training for the week of Sept. 21 and 28.
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The Student Life and Leadership Office is sponsoring a Delaware River cruise on "The Spirit of Philadelphia" for an evening of dinner and dancing, on Sept. 24. The bus leaves MCCC at 4:45 p.m. and will return at 10:30 p.m.
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Spread the word! MCCC invites students and family members to an information session on “Ease of Transfer from MCCC to a Four-Year College” at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30 in the Student Center. Admissions representatives from four-year colleges will conduct an information session about the transfer process. Participating colleges include: Rutgers, Rowan, Rider, The College of New Jersey, William Paterson University, CUNY (representing all City University of NY schools). RSVP online at www.mccc.edu/mercerandbeyond or call (609) 570-3244.
Curious George, star of books, movies and the award-winning PBS television show, is coming to Kelsey Theatre as part of the Kelsey Kids Series. Theatreworks/USA presents “Curious George and The Golden Meatball” on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Read more here.
Visual Arts Professor Kyle Stevenson will be displaying his work during a show at the Morpeth Contemporary, 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell. The show, "Finished Work," runs Oct. 16 to Nov. 2, with an opening reception on Saturday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visit the Morpeth Contemporary website here.
Approximately 4,000 new students enroll at Mercer each year. Each and every one, including students from other parts of the globe, must complete an application through the MCCC Admissions Office. Read more here.
The Center for Continuing Studies is a go-to resource for those interested in healthcare and healthy living. This fall the center will offer certificate courses to help health professionals enhance their credentials, provide a foundation for those considering a new healthcare career, and inspire area residents interested in nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.
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MCCC and the County of Mercer hosted a 9-11 remembrance ceremony Friday morning with stirring words by special guests and beautiful renditions of the Star-Spangled Banner and God Bless America, performed by staff member Elizabeth Rzasa and alumna Celina Hicks. See the Facebook photos here.
Student leaders encouraged their classmates to sign up for one or more of MCCC's organizations and clubs during Club Day Wednesday in the Student Center. See the Facebook photos here.
Through Sept. 24: Gallery Faculty Exhibit. The Gallery at Mercer puts its own talented faculty in the spotlight for the “2015 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit.” The show runs through Thursday, Sept. 24. Read more here.
Through Dec. 7: Exercise Classes. Yoga and zumba are now offered through the Student Life and Leadership office. Zumba is offered in the gym on Tuesdays through Dec. 1, from noon to 1 p.m. Yoga is offered Monday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in PE225 through Dec. 7.
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