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Issue 2008 - 1, January 25 , 2008

JKC to Host Ribbon Cutting for New Addition Feb. 6
The James Kerney Campus will host a grand opening and Ribbon Cutting on Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. for its new building addition, which houses kitchen lab facilities for culinary training programs and new dining facilities called The Center City Cafe. All are welcome to attend. RSVP to Regina at 609-570-3160 by Feb. 1. More here.

Nursing Program Confers Diplomas on 35
Thirty-five men and women who graduated in December from MCCC's Nursing Program received their degrees at a special celebration on Jan. 9 at the college's Conference Center. Valedictorian Phyllis Cooney presented a moving address. More here with photos.

Open House for Summer Camps Jan. 27
The college invites families to a "Summer Camps Open House" on Sunday, Jan. 27 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Student Center. (Snow date: Sunday, Feb. 3.) Representatives will provide overviews and answer questions about Mercer's Camp College, Sports Camp, and Tomato Patch Visual and Performing Arts Camp, plus enrichment programs at the James Kerney Campus. Families will be able to submit their camp registration forms. Details here.

President Donohue to be Honored
The Princeton YWCA will honor President Patricia Donohue at its "Tribute to Women" dinner on March 6 at the Hyatt Regency. Annually the YWCA recognizes outstanding women who live or work in the greater Princeton area, and who have made significant contributions to their professions and communities. Click here for more at the YWCA website.

New Grant for Literacy Education
MCCC has received a $100,000 grant from Children's Futures to expand its literacy education program for parents of pre-school children as well as institutional caregivers. Literacy programs are offered through the James Kerney Campus at sites throughout Trenton.

Cardiologist to Speak at MCCC Feb. 14
Dr. Banu Mahalingam, a Princeton-based cardiologist, will present a lecture on "Women and Heart Disease: Why is it Largely Under-Diagnosed?" as part of MCCC's Distinguished Lecture Series. Free and open to the public, the talk will take place on Thursday, Feb. 14, at noon at the West Windsor Campus Communications Building, room 110. More here.

Mercer in the News Online

Mercer Business Magazine, Jan. 2008: Mercer Higher Education as Economic Force

The Times: MCCC Hosts Ceremony for 35 Nursing Grads

US 1 Newspaper, Jan. 8, 2008, Making the Switch to a New Career

The Packet, Dec. 28, 2007: MCCC Culinary Center Turns Up the Heat in Winter

Coming to Kelsey Theatre

Feb 1 - 20 -- Driving Miss Daisy (Click here for the Packet review)

Feb 2 -- Funny Stuff Circus

Feb 15-24 -- My Favorite Year

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