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Issue 2010 - 8, September 7, 2010
It's Not Too Late!  MCCC Offers Later-Starting Classes
Students who wish to take credit classes this semester have more opportunities to sign up. Later-starting classes begin Oct. 4, Oct. 22 and Oct. 25. See list here.

A special Saturday offering is Oracle SQL, a four-credit course beginning Oct. 9. For information e-mail Queen Okike or call 609-570-3464.

Speaker Set for 9-11 Commemoration
MCCC and the County of Mercer will host a ceremony commemorating 9-11 on Friday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at the West Windsor campus memorial garden, outside the Student Center. Keynote speaker is John Kennedy Jr., who teaches Fire Science at MCCC and for the Fire Department of New York. MCCC student Danielle Allison will sing. More here

The Gallery Showcases Volunteers Sept. 7-30
"Plastics Alchemy," showcases works by artists who have been volunteers at MCCC's Gallery during the past 10 years. Open from Sept. 7 to 30, the exhibit and is part of a year-long commemoration of the Gallery's 20th anniversary. A closing reception takes place Wed., Sept. 29, 5 to 7:30 p.m. More here.

Professor Leipzig Lectures Sept. 21; Exhibits in NYC
Mel Leipzig, nationally renowned artist and professor of art at MCCC, will discuss the works of noted 19th century French artists Pierre Bonnard and Édouard Vuillard in a slide show lecture on Tues., Sept. 21 at noon. The free lecture kicks off the fall Distinguished Lecture Series, and takes place in the Communications Building, Room 110, on the West Windsor campus. More here.

An exhibit of Leipzig's work will be open at Gallery Henoch in New York City Sept. 16-Oct. 9. Professor Leipzig enjoys painting subjects at MCCC, and many are included in this exhibit, such as student actors pictured on stage, and faculty members Kyle Stevenson, Bruce Chorba, Frank Benowitz and Doug Fee. For more information, visit Gallery Henoch here.
Golf Classic Oct. 5
Join MCCC for the 19th Annual Golf Classic and Dinner on Oct. 5 at Mercer Oaks Golf Course in West Windsor, NJ. Proceeds benefit student athletes. More here.

Nursing Program to Host Public Meeting for Accreditation Sept. 29
Mercer's Nursing Education Program will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate in Science degree in nursing program by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The public is invited to meet the visiting team and share comments on Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. in AD234A. Written comments may be submitted by Sept. 20 to Dr. Sharon Tanner, Executive Director, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, or e-mailed to sjtanner@nlnac.org.  
JazzOn2 Is a Media Sponsor of Trenton Fest Sept. 17-19
Now celebrating its second anniversary, WWFM's JazzOn2 radio will be a media sponsor of the Trenton International Jazz & Blues Festival, Sept. 17, 18 & 19. They will broadcast live from the Masonic Temple on Sept. 17, 3 to 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.  More here.
A special class, "Become a U.S. Citizen" will help newcomers with their application and interview. It meets Thursday evenings Sept. 16-Oct. 21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. 

An enhanced and expanded "Green Future Management Certificate Program" consists of 70 hours of state-of-the-art instruction for professionals in architecture, engineering, construction, real estate, government, the nonprofit sector and sales.  More here.

You can learn everything culinary--from knife skills to soups and pasta this fall at MCCC's Culinary Center. Classes will please beginners to the most experienced cooks. More here. 

MCCC Alumni Achieve Success:     
  • Alum Adam Gibson '02 Teaches in Japan
    His love for Japanese culture has led Adam Gibson to exotic places -- and his start at MCCC helped him get there. The Computer Systems/ Networking grad has spent the last two years  teaching English in Niigata, Japan."I have learned that as long as you don't give up, anything is possible. A little perseverance goes a long way." More here.
  • MCCC Education is Priceless Investment for Reg Burroughs '83
    As a child Reginald Burroughs grew up reading the Wall Street Journal with his uncle, learning about the world of stocks. Today he is executive vice president of Mercadien Asset Management, the wealth management arm of Mercadien Group, LLC, a Princeton-based full-service accounting firm. "I thank Mercer for giving me the jump start that I needed to succeed in the real world. My education there was priceless," he said. More here.
Coming to Kelsey Theatre:
Sept. 3-19: Twenty Minutes to Curtain Productions Returns with "Hansel and Gretel Musical"
Sept. 24 - Oct. 3: Tribute to Dr. Seuss In "Seussical"
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