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September 11, 2015

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Events and Announcements

Current News

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Holocaust Center Launches "Movies at Noon" Series

Kyle Stevenson Art Show Opens Oct. 16 at Hopewell Gallery


Two Speakers Set For Constitution Day, Sept. 17

Admissions Office Is First Stop for Prospective MCCC Students Mercer in the News
MercerOnline Blackboard Training Sept. 21 and 28 Courses for Healthcare Professionals, Personal Health on Tap this Fall at CCS Updates & Info
Student Life "Spirit of Philadelphia" Cruise is Sept. 24 Mercer Community Observes 9-11 Anniversary News Links and Social Media
Transfer Workshop Sept. 30

Club Day a Big Hit With Mercer Students

"Curious George" Visits Kelsey Theatre Oct. 3    
Coming to Kelsey Theatre    

Coming Events

Holocaust Center Launches "Movies at Noon" Series
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.

Two Speakers Set For Constitution Day, Sept. 17
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.

MercerOnline Blackboard Training Sept. 21 and 28
Registration is open for MercerOnline’s MO 101/102 Online Instructor Training for the week of Sept. 21 and 28. MO 101/102 is an asynchronous online training that provides an introduction to Blackboard, which is used to complement face-to-face classes and facilitate online or hybrid instruction. The class runs for one week and takes approximately three hours to complete. The face-to-face session meets noon to 1 p.m. and the evening online synchronous session is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. To register, please complete the form here. For more information, e-mail merceronline@mccc.edu.

Student Life "Spirit of Philadelphia" Cruise is Sept. 24
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. Dress is business casual. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased in SC111. For more information, contact Danielle at garrubad@mccc.edu.

Transfer Workshop Sept. 30
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" Visits Kelsey Theatre Oct. 3
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.





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

Sept. 19: "Alice in Wonderland"

Sept. 25 - Oct. 4: "The Fantasticks"

Oct. 3: "Curious George and the Golden Meatball"

Kelsey Theatre
2015-16 Schedule


Current News

Kyle Stevenson Art Show Opens Oct. 16 at Hopewell Gallery
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.

Admissions Office Is First Stop for Prospective MCCC Students
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.

Courses for Healthcare Professionals, Personal Health on Tap this Fall at CCS
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. Read more here.

Mercer Community Observes 9-11 Anniversary
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.

Club Day a Big Hit With Mercer Students
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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Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times/NJ.com

MCCC Fall Program Set to Boost Careers

9/11 anniversary events throughout Mercer County


A day to remember — September 11 services

Former Hamilton standout Samantha Barlow finding the net for Mercer


Broadway World

'CURIOUS GEORGE' to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 10/3

Jed Distler to Launch 'Between the Keys' on WWFM

MCCC to Open 2015 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit on Sept 8

ALICE IN WONDERLAND to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 9/19


The Examiner

Millstone man named to state agriculture board


Patch.com (East Windsor, Princeton, Lawrence)

Mercer, MCCC Host 9/11 Ceremony Friday


Security InfoWatch

Frank De Fina to receive Lippert Award posthumously
(MCCC Security Systems Technology program)


US 1

Fall Arts: The Visual Arts


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