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News@Mercer   February 23, 2014

Colavita, Melker Chair Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Set for April 14

Mercer County Freeholder Pat Colavita and Nina Melker, chair of the MCCC Foundation and senior VP at Hopewell Valley Community Bank, will once again chair "Spring Into Student Success," MCCC's fundraiser to benefit student scholarships.

Spring Into Student Success co-chairs Pat Colavita and Nina Melker.

Center for Continuing Studies Rolls Out New Business, Tech Courses

Mercer's Center for Continuing Studies is placing business and technology courses at the forefront for 2015. Career-focused business certificates and six new online offerings are among the classes making their debut.

Center for Continuing Studies

Programmable Logic Controllers instructor Rick Vanderbilt (left) during a recent class offered by the Center for Continuing Studies.

Mercer County Artists Winners Announced; Exhibit through Feb. 27

The Mercer County Artists show features 89 works by 63 artists in a variety of media including oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, as well as mixed media collages and 23 sculptures.

MCCC President Dr. Patricia Donohue

Fine Arts instructor Terri McNichols, who specializes in watercolor, will teach a 10-week class at Mercer starting Feb. 26.

Opening Ceremonies Provide Joyful Start to Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month was off to a rousing start at Mercer. A packed house enjoyed international cuisine at the West Windsor Campus, and a stirring address by Adjunct Professor Michael Fisher.

Michael Fisher

Adjunct instructor Michael Fisher engaged one and all with his powerful speech.


Heart to Heart

Barbara Flood '06 (A.S., Nursing) thanks Mercer for two careers -- her first in data processing (A.A.S., 1983), and more recently, in nursing at Capital Health, where she was recently promoted to inpatient cardiology nurse manager of the Telemetry Floor.

Barbara Flood

Barbara Flood (left) '06


American Honors Students Present 'Best Of' Moments from Mercer

Fifteen classes presented newfound knowledge and insights during the American Honors at Mercer Symposium, held at the MCCC Conference Center.

American Honors Students

Prof. Tanzini's Organic Chemistry students, from left, Amanda Hamilton, Cathryn Jolley, Jenna Garofalo, Chun Lin Chou, Hyunwoo Kim, Kathleen Hernandez, Peace Nwankwo and Jungyu Lim.


Prof. Carmien Featured in Science Fiction Teaching Guide

"SF 101: A Guide to Teaching and Studying Science Fiction," features an essay contributed by Mercer Professor of English Ed Carmien, editor of The Kelsey Review.

Jim Maccariella

English Professor Ed Carmien.


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