Issue 2007 - 7, December
Friend of MCCC,
All of us at Mercer County Community College wish you a very happy holiday
season and new year.
Dr. Patricia C. Donohue
Successes Highlighted at Dec. 5 Event
The vitality and energy of Mercer's students,
staff and faculty were shining brightly on Dec. 5, when the Board of Trustees
hosted a community event, "Creating the Future, Celebrating Success."
Students showcased chemistry experiments, landscape designs, live dance,
music and theatre, ceramics and photography, just to name a few of their
creative exhibits. The special event honored three community partners:
Ewing Superintendent Ray Broach, Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton,
and The McGraw Hill Companies. Click
2006-2007 Annual Report is Here
college's 2006-07 Annual Report and the MCCC Foundation's Annual Report
are available online here.
If you would like a printed version please call Rosanne Zarilli at 609-570-3608
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Renovated Nursing Labs Reopened
On Nov. 20 the college celebrated and cut ribbons to reopen two renovated
and newly-equipped Nursing laboratories in the Math/Science building.
The renovations were made possible by two generous donors, former Chair
of Nursing and Allied Health HelenMarie Dolton, and Johnson & Johnson
through its "Campaign for Nursing's Future." More
Students Host Telethon for Mercer Street Friends
Television program hosted a telethon on Dec. 14 for Mercer Street Friends,
a local Trenton charitable organization. Students, faculty and staff members
produced a five-hour live broacdast, which included videos made by students
for the organization as part of their class assignment. Students staffed
a phone bank and took incoming pledges from viewers.
here to see student
Design Landscaping for Drumthwacket
Ornamental Horticulture students in a "Landscaping
and Planning" class have completed landscape designs for the New
Jersey governor's mansion, Drumthwacket. The class formed three groups
that completed designs for three areas of the grounds. They presented
their designs to officials at Drumthwacket recently. Photos here.
"Views and Voices" Features Staff/Faculty
"Views and Voices," a new program that
airs on WWFM, will keep listeners informed about events and issues at
MCCC and the wider broadcast region. Produced by Rachel Katz, the half-hour
community affairs show features short interviews with MCCC staff and faculty.
It can be heard Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. on WWFM
-- The Classical Network, at 89.1 FM.
Receives Matching Grant
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation of Princeton
has awarded a $50,000 challenge grant to MCCC's Foundation for programs
in the health professions, including Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant,
Radiography and Laboratory Technology. The college's challenge is to match
the grant through donations from interested individuals and organizations.
For more information call Director of College Advancement Kay Eaton at
609-570-3250 or e-mail email@example.com.
Training Available for Businesses
Area businesses and nonprofit organizations both
large and small are eligible to send their employees to basic skills training
classes provided by MCCC at the West Windsor campus through the Center
for Training and Development. Classes can also be arranged at employment
sites when the number of employees to be trained is more than ten. Contact
Doreen Blanc at 609-570-3279. Click here
MCCC is "College of the Month" in National Magazine
As a result of the consistent excellence of Mercer's athletic teams, the
college was invited to be featured as the "College of the Month"
in the December issue of the JUCO Review, the national magazine of the
National Junior College Athletic Association. The coverage includes a
four-color photo collage on the magazine's cover and a center spread article.
See article here.
Mercer in the News Online
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