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News@Mercer   April 15, 2014

Alum Jesse Herrera to Bike Across Country for MCCC

On April 19, Trenton native Jesse Herrera will set off on his bike to ride across America. He will leave the city with far more than adventure on his mind. Herrera will be giving back to his historic hometown by raising money for Mercer's Trenton Campus.

Jesse Herrera with students at Trenton Campus

Jesse Herrera, center, with supporters at the Trenton Campus. Student Activities Board advisor Terrence Carter and College Advancement Vice President Ed Gwazda are pictured far right.

Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser Draws Enthusiastic Crowd for 25th Anniversary

A capacity crowd came out in support of the silver anniversary of "Spring Into Student Success," the signature fundraiser by the MCCC Foundation in support of student scholarships. More than 250 guests attended the evening event at Mercer Oaks.

MCCC President Patricia C. Donohue greets Foundation Board member Melissa Tenzer during the 25th anniversary of the "Spring Into Student Success!" scholarship fundraiser.

Music Club Hits Right Note with MCCC Students

Mercer's newly-established Music Club brings together students majoring in music, and others who say it is a pleasant respite from their busy day.

Celina Hicks and accompanist Irvel Jean with, from left, Dherey Santiago, Elisa Duncan, Marisa Bechtle and Dwayne Derry.

Successful Seminar Leads to Donation by Association of Public Accountants

The New Jersey Association of Public Accountants recently donated to the student scholarship fund, part of the proceeds from a very successful tax preparer's seminar at The Conference Center.

Donation by NJ Association of Public Accountants

Ed Gwazda, MCCC Vice President for College Advancement; Charles Robinson, President of NJAPA; MCCC President Dr. Patricia Donohue; Norma Poles, Vice President and Past President of NJAPA; and Frank DiBella, Manager of The Conference Center at Mercer.


Random Ride

It was almost by accident that Carlos Figueroa '91 (A.S., Business) ended up at Mercer. His journey started with a random bus ride and has taken him to Assistant Professor of Politics at Ithaca College.

Carlos Figueroa

Alumnus Carlos Figueroa.


2012 Commencement Speaker Back on Campus as Healthcare Counselor

At age 62, Norm Glover was the 2012 student speaker for Mercer's Commencement ceremonies. He recently returned as a counselor advising students on their healthcare options.

Norm Glover

Norm Glover, right, now works with the New Jersey Hospital Association as a healthcare counselor.


Calling All Writers

English Professor Ed Carmien has put out the call for Mercer County artists and writers interested in submitting for the 2014 Kelsey Review.

Ed Carmien

English Professor Ed Carmien, editor of The Kelsey Review.


MCCC Job Fair Connects Employers, Job Seekers

Goodkin to Speak at Holocaust Remembrance Day


Kelsey Theatre Shows


Student Art Show April 29 to May 9

William Paterson at Mercer Info Session April 24

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