- 9, December 2, 2008
Invited to MCCC's "Creating the Future" this Thursday, Dec.
Reminder! All are invited to the college's
biggest special event of the year, "Creating the Future" at
MCCC's Conference Center on Thursday, Dec. 4. Hosted by the college's
Board of Trustees, this "Report to the Community" will showcase
student and college success while providing information about college
programs and services. Mercer's 2007-08 Annual Report and Foundation Annual
Report will be available.
Open House takes place from 4:30
to 6:30 p.m., followed by an awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
This year's awardees are alumna Ana Berdecia of Thomas Edison State College,
Cenlar FSB, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton. Read
more and sign up here.
Men's Soccer Finishes Third in Nation
the ninth consecutive year the MCCC men's soccer team qualified for the
2008 Division I National Junior College Athletic Association tournament.
The Vikings took third place in this year's competition held in Phoenix,
AZ, Nov. 20-23. Coach Charlie Inverso, now in his 23rd season with the
Vikings, has earned the second best soccer record in NJCAA Division I
history. More here.
Factor" Apparent During National Chemistry Week
More than 20 students from MCCC and several from Rider University prepared
and presented experiments to 550 youngsters at five area elementary schools
during National Chemistry Week. According to MCCC Associate Chemistry
Professor Helen Tanzini, thrilling children with the wonders of science
is the goal of the visits she and her students make each year with the
support of the Trenton Section of the American Chemical Society. More
Hosts "Italians in Mercer County"
The Trenton/Hamilton/Valnerina Sister City Relationship (Gemellaggio)
hosted a program celebrating the achievements and contributions of Italians
in Mercer County on Nov. 22 at MCCC's Conference Center. The event explored
the Italian experience since the time of mass immigration to New Jersey.
from The Times.
Grad Jorunn Evju Wins 2008 Student Athlete Award
Jorunn Evju, a May graduate, has been selected to receive the 2008 Outstanding
Student-Athlete Award from the Collegiate Athletic Administrators of New
Jersey. She was selected from among all female student athletes who attend
community colleges in New Jersey.
Center for Continuing Studies Announces Spring Classes
Offering a broad array of courses -- from business
management and leadership to marshal arts and sushi -- Mercer's Center
for Continuing Studies has just published its new bulletin for classes
beginning January through May, 2009. New offerings include "Pharmacovigilance,"
focusing on pharmaceutical safety, "How to Manage Your E-Mail so
it Doesn't Manage You," and "Ask the Veterinarian!" Click
for the bulletin, or call 609-570-3311 to request a copy.
Interpretation" Student Group to Perform Dec. 6-7
MouthWorks is back! MCCC's Comedy Troupe performs
a hilarious show, "Jello Baby," Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 7
at 6 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, next to Kelsey Theatre. Admission is
free and no reservations are required. The show is rated PG. Faculty member
Kathi Paluscio says "Come early for seats." More here.
Concerts by MCCC Chorus and Jazz Band Dec.
9 and 10
The MCCC Chorus and Jazz Band will present Winter Concerts at Kelsey Theatre
which are free and open to the public. The Chorus, directed by Pamela
Sharples, performs on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The MCCC Jazz Band,
directed by Professor James Kelly, will perform on Wednesday, Dec. 10
at 8 p.m. More here.
Gets Into the Holiday Spirit
very Happy Holiday Season to all!
Staff and students
at Mercer are giving generously to many drives for the holidays, collecting
gifts and monetary donations for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, the United
Way, Home Front, National Guard families and Toys for Tots. If you would
like to contribute a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, the dropoff
site is Kelsey Theatre's lobby through Dec. 14. They request no stuffed
animals. For more information call Amy
Foris at 609-570-3581.
to Kelsey Theatre
5-7: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
12-14: New Jersey Youth Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker"
Dec. 20: Dazzling
Light Show Combines with Magic in "Lazer Vaudeville
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