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News@Mercer   July 15, 2014

New High-Tech, Health Care Programs to be Offered at MCCC

Three new degree programs will make their debut at Mercer during the 2014-15 academic year, with Fall registration now open for classes that begin August 23.


MCCC Nursing Students

New programs in Public Health, Health Information Technology, and Security Systems Technology will be offered at MCCC for the 2014-15 academic year.

Elementary Students Aim for the Skies and MCCC's Aviation Program

Aspiring aviators at William A. Robinson Elementary School in Hamilton scraped the clouds with a barrage of homemade model rockets June 19 during "Rocketday," with the Mercer Aviation program as a special honoree.


Jerry Iacona, "Rocketday" coordinator at William A. Robinson School in Hamilton, and MCCC Aviation Program Coordinator Joan Jones.

Health Science Academy Seniors Are Ready for College

Nineteen seniors graduated in June as the first class of the Health Science Academy, a program developed by Mercer County Technical Schools in partnership with MCCC for students interested in careers in health care and science. Forty new students are set to enroll this September.


Tricanne Wilson and Piyush Puri say they feel well prepared for college after taking classes at MCCC as part of the MCTS' Health Science Academy.

Vikings Hurler Heath Fillmyer Signs With Oakland Athletics

MCCC pitcher Heath Fillmyer will be able to hang on to his old workout clothes, as he will be trading the green and gold of Mercer for the green and gold of the Oakland Athletics after coming to contract terms with the team on June 30.

Mercer pitcher Heath Fillmyer was selected in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Oakland Athletics.


The Art of Success


Helene Plank '77 (A.A., Visual Arts) and her husband Bill started their creative and personal journeys at Mercer, where they met and studied art together. Their retirement is proving a productive time as an artistic team.


Helene and Bill Plank

Helene and Bill Plank.


Mercer Television Students Win National Award for Culinary Show


Mercer Television students won a Silver Telly award for their work on a program broadcast on the college's local access station, MCTV.


The 'Dish It Out' Broadcast Team

MCCC Television students with the award they won for work on "Dish it Out," a culinary show produced on the Mercer campus, with program co-hosts Frank Benowitz (left), Television faculty member Steve Voorhees and co-host Doug Fee (right).


Dr. Eun-Woo Chang Appointed as VP for Academic Affairs


The Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Dr. Eun-Woo Chang, Instructional Dean of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics at Montgomery College in Rockville, Md., as Mercer's next Vice President for Academic Affairs.


Dr. Eun-Woo Chang

Dr. Eun-Woo Chang, the newly-appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs at Mercer.


Funeral Service Program Bolsters Curriculum

Fire Academy Graduates 23

Nursing Students Help in Emergency Drill


Kelsey Theatre Shows

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