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News@Mercer   January 16, 2014

MCCC, Rider Sign Dual Enrollment Agreement for Global Studies Major

Students pursuing a career in Global Studies now have a clearer path to their bachelor's degree, with the signing of a dual enrollment agreement between Mercer and Rider University.

Mercer, Rider Officials

Representatives of MCCC and Rider signed a dual enrollment agreement for students pursuing a four-year degree in Global Studies.

Gov. Whitman Talks Government, Policy, With Political Science Students

Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman was the final speaker of the semester for Senior Instructor Leonard Winogora's State and Local Politics class, which also included visits from other elected officeholders and policy makers.

Faculty member Leonard R. Winogora, students Anthony Farina and Cassandra Velez, Gov. Whitman, Francisco Dominguez, Darryl Fletcher, Chioma Okoro and Joseph Hendershot.

Dogwood Garden Club Nurtures Growth in Mercer Horticulture Students

The Dogwood Garden Club of Princeton has chosen to nurture Horticulture students at Mercer County Community College for decades, raising thousands for scholarships each year.

Event Chair Doris Mapes, center, and the club's president, Diana Cedeno, right, with Associate Professor of Horticulture Amy Ricco.

Mercer County Fire Academy Graduates 21

The Mercer County Fire Academy, which is directed by MCCC at Dempster Fire Training Center, recently celebrated the graduation of 21 firefighters.

Fire Academy Grads

Mercer County Fire Academy graduates.

"Spring Into Student Success!" Fundraiser to Celebrate 25th Year

Save the date: The Mercer County Community College Foundation will host the silver anniversary of "Spring Into Student Success," the annual fundraiser for student scholarships, on Thursday, March 27, at Mercer Oaks. Enjoy music and hors d'oeuvres, and bid on silent auction items. The evening will culminate in an awards program honoring outstanding service to MCCC. Reserve your tickets today!

Fire Academy Grads



From Mercer to MBA

For alumnus Steven Bruns '11 (Business), the path from a bachelor's degree in Music Performance to an MBA in Accounting and a careeer at one of the world's largest accounting firms came through Mercer.

Steven Bruns

Mercer alumnus Steven Bruns.


Former Basketball Player Anthony Obery Nominated for National Award

Anthony Obery is one of 117 men's college basketball players nominated for the 2014 Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches Good Works Team.

Anthony Obery

Anthony Obery in a scrimmage with Princeton University during the 2009-10 season.


Celebrating 25 Years Programming

New Jersey's Best Music

Alice Weiss recently celebrated her 25 anniversary as program director at WWFM the Classical Network on Mercer's campus.

Alice Weiss

Alice Weiss in the air studio of WWFM, The Classical Network.


Baseball Team Lands Five on National Top JUCO Players List


High-Tech Offerings Are Hot Courses at MCCC's Center for Continuing Studies


Kelsey Theatre Shows


Summer Camps Open House Jan. 26


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