The Community is Invited
"Creating the Future" Dec. 4, 2008
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- "Come and Watch us Strut our Stuff"
is an invitation to county residents to visit Mercer County Community
College during its community event entitled "Creating the Future."
The college's Board of Trustees invites potential students and their
parents, alumni, community partners, teachers, guidance counselors,
business and governmental representatives and all interested county
residents on Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. to celebrate and learn more
about MCCC's programs and successes. The event takes place at the college's
Conference Center on the West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
Visitors will learn learn from current students, faculty and alumni
about programs and services, and will enjoy a celebration that includes
live music by the college Jazz Band, pastries baked by the Hospitality
Club, and multiple interactive displays. A light buffet will be served.
a ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium, three special
community partners who have contributed to the college's success
over the years will be honored:
Leader Award: Ana Berdecia of Thomas Edison State College
Partner Award: Cenlar FSB
in Learning Award: The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
about the honorees.
The community event coincides with the publication of the college's
Annual Report for the 2007-08 academic year. Highlights of the
for the One-Stop Student Center and Library, a major renovation
project to streamline and improve student services at the West
of culinary labs and dining facilities at the James Kerney Campus;
of nursing and science labs;
with the Trenton school district on the new Daylight-Twilight
of Evening Weekend College to better accommodate adult learners;
a program to train Certified Nursing Assistants/Home Health
major grants to provide customized training for businesses.
MCCC Jazz Band will play on Dec. 4.
Nichols achieved the number one title in tennis nationally in 2007-08.
students distinguished themselves in a vairety of ways. Television students
won several awards for their video productions; student Marc Nichols took
the first-place title in tennis at the National Junior College Athletic
Association; and the MCCC baseball team won the Region 19 title.
opportunities we provide at MCCC change lives every day," said
MCCC President Patricia C. Donohue. "We want more community members
to learn about what we offer, and to share in our successes. We want
everyone who cares about community college education in the county to
come and be part of this event."
Dec. 4 event is free and open to the public; however registration is
requested. Please click here
to sign up. For more information by phone, call Diane Badessa at 609-570-3613.
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