“City of Angels,” a musical that weaves together two plots -- the glamorously seductive world of 1940s Hollywood and a film noir detective story that is heading for the big screen -- opens tonight at Kelsey Theatre and runs through May 15, with a reception with the cast and crew following tonight's performance. Read more here.
From modern classics to the works of classical masters, music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two free concerts by MCCC students. The MCCC Chorus will present its spring concert on Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m., with the MCCC Jazz Band performing on Wednesday, May 11, at 8 p.m. Read more here.
From Danielle Garruba, Student Life and Leadership: As we plan for Commencement, which will be held on Thursday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. on the Quad, we need your help with the graduation ceremony. We need marshals dressed in graduation attire to assist students with seating and to direct them for photographs. Marshals will be needed until the end of the Commencement Ceremony. We also need assistance with line-up and the distribution of programs. We need help with these tasks before the Commencement Ceremony begins. As this is a college-wide event, we are asking for your participation. Please email email@example.com to volunteer for this important event.
MCCC graduates will now have the flexibility to transfer to Rowan University in practically any field of study under a new agreement signed by the two institutions April 28. Students who graduate from MCCC in one of 14 associate degree programs will be guaranteed admission to Rowan in a parallel major, provided that they meet the minimum GPA and pre-requisite requirements outlined in the agreement. The agreement includes Rowan's highly-competitive programs in Business and Engineering. Read more here.
MCCC celebrated its students and its large community of friends on April 15 at The Stone Terrace in Hamilton as the MCCC Foundation hosted the college’s “50th Anniversary Gala.” A capacity crowd of more than 300 helped to make the Foundation’s annual Spring Into Student Success scholarship fundraiser an even bigger success, ushering in a year-long observance of MCCC’s 50 years of student service and academic achievement. Read more here.
With a Psychology degree and established as a successful entrepreneur, Trenton native and SMILE/GEAR UP alumna Mia Sapp returned to MCCC to deliver the keynote address at the program’s annual awards ceremony with one simple message: Believe in yourself. See the Facebook photos here. Read more here.
Drawing inspiration from such diverse sources as Greek goddesses and crime scene dramas, MCCC Fashion students put their talent and their imagination on display during an exhibition at the James Kerney Campus. Read more here.
After leading National Junior College Athletic Association’s Region 19 in wins and strikeouts, Mercer softball pitcher Kelly Tohill has been named Division II Player of the Year by both NJCAA Region 19 and the Garden State Athletic Conference. She headlines a list of seven Lady Vikings named for post-season honors. Read more here. See a feature video, part of series on student succcess at Mercer, highlighting members of the MCCC softball team here.
MCCC’s Unified Sports Program has taken off since its start in September. MCCC Education students have been partnering with DREAM students, gathering on a weekly basis for exercise, fun and friendships. This energetic and enthusiastic group of students decided to turn it up a notch in March by participating in the Shriver Cup, a friendly competition hosted by Special Olympics for all college and high schools with unified sports programs. Read more here.
Heidi (Summers) Musick ’09 (A.A., Liberal Arts) works just a stone’s throw from MCCC’s West Windsor campus, her first alma mater, but has returned to the county’s educational complex as a professional, fully dedicated to counseling junior and senior high school students in times of need. Read more here.
Through May 31: Kelsey Review Submissions. Kelsey Review, an online journal that showcases the work of area creative writers and artists, is accepting submissions through May 31. See the details here.
Summer Tickets on Sale at Kelsey Theatre. Kelsey Theatre will offer something for everyone in its four theatrical offerings this summer. Tickets are on sale now, with season subscribers getting a 20% discount on all tickets. MCCC employees also get a discounted rate. Read more here.
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