The first College Governance Council meeting of the academic year will be on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at noon in CM108 and simulcast to the Trenton Campus in KC319. Continuing in the leadership positions are Nancy Byrne Sobala (chair), Michael Sullivan (vice chair), and Maria Rodriguez (secretary). CGC looks forward to welcoming elected CGC representatives and all interested colleagues. For more information, contact Nancy Byrne Sobala by calling 609-570-3644 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transfer and Career services will host a "How to Transfer" workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from noon to 12:45 p.m. in ET216. Encourage students to explore options for transferring to colleges and universities after Mercer. See the flyer here.
The Mercer County Holocaust-Genocide Resource Center at MCCC will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. offering diverse views and perspectives in recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
The discussion, held in cooperation with MCCC, the African/American Student Organization, and the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, takes place at the Holocaust Center. Read more here. Flyer here.
The Gallery at Mercer opens the 2013-14 academic year with an exhibit that shines a spotlight on its talented arts faculty.
The "2013 Faculty Art Exhibit" comes to the Gallery from Tuesday, Sept. 10 to Thursday, Oct. 3, with a reception to be held Thursday, Sept. 12, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Communication faculty member Dylan Wolfe, Ph.D., is the new director for the Gallery at Mercer. Read more here.
Barbara Turci, Organ and Tissue Donation Education Manager at NJ Sharing Network, will give a presentation on the process of organ and tissue donation on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. as the first speaker in the 2013-14 Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture will include an overview of the Hero Act, a new law designed to create a more dynamic, comprehensive framework for organ and tissue donation. Read more here.
Encourage students to check out extracurricular activities at Mercer. More than 30 clubs and organizations are expected to participate in Club Day on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from noon to 1 p.m in the first floor Student Center hallway. For more information, contact Danielle Garruba at email@example.com.
MCCC and the County of Mercer will host their annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony on Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. outside the Student Center. Guest speaker is Sam Plumeri Jr., the Vice Chairman of of the NJ State Parole Board
and former Superintendent of Police
and Director of Public Safety of the
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Two Music students will perform. Read the details here.
A panel discussion on the gender gap in workforce leadership, inspired by Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. in CM110. The discussion will include perspectives from both the U.S. and Europe, with two visiting professors from Macedonia participating on the panel. For a complete list of panelists, see the flyer here.
Counseling Services will offer a series of workshops open to students, faculty, and staff designed to help individuals develop basic life management skills, with the first, "Managing That Darn Stress," to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. in AD131. Read more here. Future workshops include "Working Through Loss," "Raising Mental Health Awareness," "Healthy Relationships," and "Substances." Read more about the full series here. A light lunch will be provided. RSVP to Dorothy Gasparro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mercer student Dan Asnis will be recognized by the American Heart Association with the “Lifestyle Change Award” during the Greater Mercer County Heart Walk on Sunday, Sept. 8. Read more here.
With many new players on the Vikings men’s soccer roster this season, Head Coach Tigana Dalce is working hard to ensure that the team will come together quickly and continue the strong tradition of the men’s soccer team. Read more here.
The Vikings women's soccer team went a long way last year, advancing to the Region 19 championship before losing on penalty kicks following double overtime. It's a different year and a squad with many new faces, but third-year Head Coach Michelle Ogborn-Haywood remains as focused as ever on success. Read more here.
The women’s cross country team opened the season with a third place finish at the Delaware Valley College Invitational Saturday. According to Coach Erin Cahill-Wetzel, much of the credit goes to the strong performance by sophomore runner Diana Taveras. Read more here.
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Yoga classes with Helen Tanzini will be held every Wednesday through Dec. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in the gym. Classes with Tracy will be held every Monday and Thursday from Sept. 9 to Dec. 12, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in PE225. Zumba with Colleen begins Tuesday, Sept. 10 from noon to 1 p.m. in the gym. (At present, Zumba will be offered on Tuesdays only. Look for further updates.) Classes are open to all students, faculty and staff.
hosted by the Athletics Department and MCCC Foundation, at Mercer Oaks East. Proceeds benefit the MCCC Student Athlete Scholarship Fund. Read more here.
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