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MCCC's Fall Semester Begins Aug. 25
Help us by reminding your friends and
neighbors to sign up now for fall semester classes that begin Aug. 25.
Full information is available at the college website, where previously
registered students can register online. Click here.
Evening Weekend College Begins
Designed to accommodate
adult learners who work full time or care for young children during the
day, the new Evening Weekend College begins with the fall semester on
Aug. 25. The program offers associate degrees in Business Administration
and Liberal Arts that can be completed in two years by attending classes
in the evening, on weekends and online.
for the full press release.
Option with Philadelphia Univ.
MCCC has signed a new transfer agreement
with Philadelphia University's Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree
Completion Program, Evening Studies. Mercer graduates from any program
who have successfully completed specific requirements can transfer with
Issue of Viking Newsletter Now Available
In the summer Viking newsletter we tell the stories
of many successful alumni, in addition to giving news about graduation,
two grand openings, a construction project, a talent show and many new
initiatives at MCCC. You can read it all online here.
Sought for Aviation Program
The Aviation program will continue to take new students this fall while
the college seeks to raise needed funding. An Advisory Committee is now
forming to review our fundraising efforts and to consider sources which
may not have emerged yet.
Begins Broadcasting Sept. 1
WWFM The Classical Network will launch
its new jazz station, "Jazz On 2," on Sept. 1, airing on 89.1's
HD2 channel. The new station will collaborate with WDUQ in Pittsburgh
for its programming, made possible by the college's recently added membership
affiliation with National Public Radio. Locally produced programs will
include guest hosts from college faculty and staff, and members of the
jazz station's goals include helping to
revive Trenton's jazz heritage and
encouraging students to continue both their higher education and their
jazz involvement after high school. WWFM Producer Winifred Howard, who
is coordinating the jazz initiative, has already arranged for more than
a dozen local programs a week.
Katz of WWFM's Views and Voices Wins Award
WWFM's Rachel Katz, host and producer of the Views & Voices program,
and Bliss Michelson, recording engineer, won a First Place award from
the Society of Professional Journalists, New Jersey Chapter. The award
was for a program last fall dealing with flooding in our region. You can
hear Views & Voices Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. on WWFM. Rachel's
interviews with numerous college staff and faculty members are available
to School Night Aug. 14
Adults who want to revive, refocus and reconnect
with learning opportunities for professional or personal interest are
invited to Back to School Night for Adults on Aug. 14. Hosted
by MCCCs Center for Continuing Studies, the event begins at 5 p.m.
at the Conference Center. Participants will have the opportunity to get
expert advice and information about short-term, noncredit professional
and personal development classes. Attendees will receive a coupon for
a 10% discount on fall registration. Call 609-570-3311 or e-mail ComEd@mccc.edu.
The full noncredit course listings for fall are online here.
Classic Set for Oct. 6 -- Save the Date
The MCCC Athletics Department hosts
its 17th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, Oct. 6 at the Mercer Oaks East
Golf Course. Proceeds go to the MCCC Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund.
Haldeman Car Dealerships will be sponsoring a hole-in-one prize. The tournament
concludes with an awards reception, door prizes and dinner. Click here
for the full press release and links.
the Kelsey Theatre Fall Series
new season of theatrical events commences at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre in
September. There are 14 full-length musicals, comedies and dramas scheduled
for the 2008-09 season, along with 15 children's shows. Discounted subscription
packages are on sale now. Tickets for individual shows go on sale Sept.
2. More here.
Shows Coming to Kelsey Theatre
15-24 -- Maurer Productions Returns With New "Pooh" Musical
14-17 -- One Act Plays by MCCC Graduates at the Studio Theatre
Mercer in the News
Times, July 16, 2008: MCCC degree programs aimed at adult students
Times, July 17, 2008: Giving city youth a chance
Times, July 19, 2008: "Hits and Misses" Column
Times, July 23, 2008: Back to School Night for Adults
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