M-News Guy
News@Mercer   April 9, 2015

Three Community Partners to be honored at 'Spring Into Student Success' Benefit

The Foundation Board of MCCC will honor three community partners at "Spring Into Student Success!", the college's major benefit in support of student scholarships, April 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mercer Oaks.

Honorees Jim and Lynne Faridy with event co-chair Pat Colavita (center).


MCCC Board of Trustees Announces Finalists in Presidential Search

The Mercer County Community College Board of Trustees has announced three finalists in its presidential search, selected from dozens of highly-qualified college administrators from across the nation.

Dr. Louis T. ManzioneDr. Matthew ReedDr. Jianping Wang

MCCC presidential finalists, from left: Dr. Louis T. Manzione, Dr. Matthew Reed, and Dr. Jianping Wang.

"Explore Mercer" During MCCC Open House April 16

If you know a college-bound student, they will have a chance to learn more about what Mercer has to offer during the Explore Mercer Open House, Thursday, April 16, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Game Design Students

Students with the Game Design and Game Programming program demonstrate virtual reality technology during a recent open house.

MCCC Distributes Thousands of 'First Books' to Mercer County Kids

Mercer turned a new page during Spring Break, as volunteers rolled up their sleeves to participate in First Book, a national initiative that seeks to provide new books to children in need.

First Book Volunteers

Youth Corps volunteers labeled, sorted, and distributed books to schools and community organizations in Mercer County.


Getting Physical

Ashleigh Donaldson '12 (A.S., Biology) went on to complete her bachelor's degree from Stockton College in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in May 2014 and will head to Columbia University this fall to earn her doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Ashleigh Donaldson at Stockton commencement

Ashleigh Donaldson at Stockton Commencement


Theatre Students Combine Drama and Dance in 'Romeo & Juliet,' April 10-19

Blend Shakespeare's romantic tragedy with Prokofiev's ballet and it's a whole new "Romeo and Juliet." The Theatre and Dance Program at MCCC presents an original adaptation of the classic at Kelsey Theatre April 10-19.

MCCC Theatre Students

MCCC students Brianna Rapp dances the Juliet role and Nick Concepcion is Romeo in the Prokoviev ballet, blended into the Shakespeare classic.


Homecoming for Retired MCCC Professor Frank Rivera

Dozens of former colleagues, students and community members crowded into The Gallery at Mercer to view works from acclaimed artist Frank Rivera's decades-long career. Rivera was an MCCC Fine Arts professor for 36 years.

Tim Fitzpatrick and Frank Rivera

Frank Rivera (right) and former student Tim Fitzpatrick, web developer at MCCC.


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