- 5, July 3, 2008
Begins Renovation Project to Improve Student Services
students of Mercer County Community College will be able to register for
classes, see their academic advisor, pay their bills and take advantage
of numerous related services at a One-Stop Student Center, complete with
computer work stations and comfortable seating. The center is part of
a major renovation project designed to streamline student services by
renovating the existing Student Center and Library buildings and adding
a two-story entrance that links the buildings. Details here.
Donald Generals Appointed VP For Academic Affairs
The MCCC Board of Trustees has confirmed Dr. Donald (Guy) Generals as
the new vice president for Academic Affairs. Dr. Generals has 23 years
of experience in higher education as an administrator and teacher. He
replaces Dr. Thomas N. Wilfrid, who retired late last year after a 38-year
career at the college. Details here.
Helps Cut the Ribbon for Daylight/Twilight High School
The college was among the partners in a massive, three-year project
to open a new Daylight/Twilight High School in Trenton, which came to
fruition at a ribbon cutting on June 12. The top two floors of the impressive
five-story building will house MCCC's Career Training Institute and Talent
just a half block away from Mercer's James Kerney Campus, the Daylight/Twilight
High School gives a second chance to those who left school for a variety
of reasons and now wish to return. Photo here.
Read The Times story here.
Receives Renewal Challenge Grant;
Seeks Donations For Health Professions Scholarships
The Charlotte W. Newcombe
Foundation has given the college a second- year $50,000 challenge grant
for scholarships in the health professions. The
MCCC Charlotte Newcombe Endowed Fund
will encourage students to pursue careers in nursing and other healthcare
fields by meeting some of their unmet financial needs. Donations
to the challenge grant will have double the impact.
may be made payable to The MCCC Foundation, with a note indicating the
Charlotte W. Newcombe grant. Send to the College Advancement Office, AD
114, Mercer County Community College,
PO Box B, Trenton, NJ 08690. For more information contact Director of
College Advancement Kay Eaton at 609-570-3250 or Barbara Prince at 609-570-3284,
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linda Scherr Receives
"Community College Spirit Award"
The NJ Council of County Colleges presented a "Community College
Spirit Award" to MCCC History Professor Linda Scherr at its conference
on June 16. According to Council President Lawrence Nespoli, "The
award is bestowed on a select few who have helped advance the community
college movement." More here.
Read The Times story here.
is Media Sponsor for "Princeton 1783"
WWFM The Classical Network is serving as the official media sponsor for
the year-long celebration that commemorates the 225th anniversary of Princeton's
brief role as the nation's capital. MCCC
President Patricia Donohue was among the many visitors to Drumthwacket,
the governor's mansion in Princeton, on May 27 for a kickoff event. An
array of history and art exhibitions, musical performances and historic
re-enactments are scheduled. Photo here.
Grant Through The Center for Training and Development
Center for Training and Development (CTD) was instrumental in helping
to secure a $52,200 training grant for Inverness Medical Professional
Diagnostics, which does business as Wampole Laboratories. The grant, from
the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, enables the CTD to
provide 12 months of training for approximately 100 company employees
in computer applications, time management, problem solving, leadership
and supervisory skills. For more information on CTD services call 570-3656
or e-mail email@example.com.
Still Time to Learn Something New This Summer
Many great short-term noncredit classes at MCCC begin in July and August,
for TV," "Playwriting," "Staging Your Home to Sell,"
Stock Options Workshop II," Creating Gourmet Gift Baskets,"
"Introduction to Glass Bead Making," "Enhancing Digital
Photos," "Boardwalk Summer Confections," "From Sauce
to Salsa," "Sauces Beyond Salsa," "Playing with Pasta"
and much more. Click here
for the summer noncredit tabloid.
to Kelsey Theatre
27 - July 6: "The Taming of the Shrew"
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