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October 7, 2016

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Events and Announcements Current News Reminders, News Clips & Links

Final Weekend for 'Jake's Women' at Kelsey Theatre

College Open House Tomorrow, Oct. 8

Philosophy Club Discussions Continue with 'Duty to Vote' Oct. 12

Tickets Still Available for HRIM's Culinary Tasting Benefit Oct. 12

'Dirty Water and Politics' is Topic of Science Monday Oct. 17

'Odd Couple - Female Version' Coming to Kelsey Theatre Oct. 28 to Nov. 6

Coming to Kelsey Theatre

Microsoft Word and Excel Training Sessions to Be Offered for Staff

Golf Classic Is Winning Round for Donors and Students

Kelsey Review Draws Enthusiastic Group of Authors to Launch Reading

L.E.A.D. Program Seeks Donations for 'People and Pets' Food Drive

Reminders

Mercer in the News

How to Submit Your News and Calendar Items

Coming Events

Final Weekend for 'Jake's Women' at Kelsey Theatre
There are three remaining performances of Neil Simon's "Jake's Women" at Kelsey Theatre this weekend. The story of a writer who is more successful in his fiction than his life, the show stars Kurt Penney, who has received great reviews for his role as Jake, along with some fascinating female characters including Gina Migliaccio '15, former SGA president, who plays Jake's daughter. Read about the show here.
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College Open HouseTomorrow, Oct. 8
Prospective students will get a wealth of information at tomorrow's "Discover Mercer" open house, set for 9 a.m to noon on the second floor hallways around the quad. For those who are staffing a table, the doors open for set-up at 8 a.m. Coffee and bagels will be provided throughout the event. Spread the word to neighbors and friends! If they haven't pre-registered, they can do so at the event. Read more about the event here.
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Philosophy Club Discussions Continue with 'Duty to Vote' Oct. 12
The Philosophy S.P.A. Club continues its Civil Discourse Series with "The Right to Vote? How About the Duty to Vote?", an especially timely topic as the election draws near. The group meets are on Wednesdays in LA213 from noon to 1 p.m. Students, facutly and staff are all invited to join the conversation. See the full schedule here.
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Tickets Still Available for HRIM's Culinary Tasting Benefit Oct. 12
The third annual Culinary Tasting Scholarship Fundraiser, hosted by the HRIM program, takes place next Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Student Center Cafeteria. Restaurants from around the region will present their very best dishes -- all to raise funds for the Chef Anne Lumberger and Chef Shari Widmayer Pastry Arts Memorial Scholarship. If you love good food, this event is not be missed! Tickets are available through the Kelsey Theatre box office. Read more here. Order tickets here.
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'Dirty Water and Politics' Is Topic of Science Monday Oct. 17
As part of the monthly Science Monday series presented by the Sierra Club, Tracy Carluccio, Deputy Director of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, will present "Dirty Water and Politics: An Overview of Delaware Riverkeeper Wins for Healthy Flowing Rivers and What We Can Do" on Monday, Oct. 17. Carluccio is a charismatic and inspirational leader who has been organizing and working with grassroots groups for 20 years. She has served as Executive Director of Del-AWARE Unlimited and as Executive Director of the Neshaminy Water Resources Authority, and has been active in the social service field for 12 years, including membership on 10 community, government and service group boards. The discussion takes place in SC211 from 6 to 8 p.m.
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'The Odd Couple - Female Version' Comes to Kelsey Theatre Oct. 28 to Nov. 6
Get ready for some laughs as The Yardley Players present Neil Simon's adapatation of everybody's favorite mismatched roommates in "The Odd Couple - Female Version." Meet Florence Ungar and Olive Madison, who play Trivial Pursuits with their friends instead of poker, but have lots of the same issues as Oscar and Felix! Read more about the show and cast here.
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Oct. 7 to 9: Jake's Women

Oct. 14 to 23: In The Heights

Oct. 28 to Nov. 6: Odd Couple

Kelsey Theatre 2016-17 Season

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Current News

Microsoft Word and Excel Training Sessions to Be Offered for Staff
From Jill Marcus: Mark your calendars! In collaboration with Human Resources, the Center for Teaching and Learning is offering two professional development opportunities designed specifically for staff: training in Microsoft Word and Excel. Microsoft Excel will be taught by faculty member Kristen Callahan on Friday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon in AD234. Microsoft Word will be taught by faculty member Andrea Lynch on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in AD226. More details to follow.To sign up, please click here. Questions? Email marcusj@mccc.edu or call ext. 3551.
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Golf Classic Is Winning Round for Donors and Students
This year's Golf Classic on Sept. 27 went off without a hitch, resulting in a good time for MCCC's friend and supporters and more than $22,000 in funds that will go directly to scholarships for students athletes. Read about it here.
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Kelsey Review Draws Enthusiastic Group of Authors to Launch Reading
Close to 30 authors, plus their friends and family members, came out for a Launch Reading of Kelsey Review, the first gathering of its kinds at the college. Held in the Student Center on Sept. 29, the event was hosted by Review Editor Jacky Vogtman and featured poems, short stories and nonfiction work that will be rolled out in quarterly online issues throughout the year. Read more here.
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L.E.A.D. Program Seeks Donations for 'People and Pets' Food Drive
The L.E.A.D. Program and the Student Life and Leadership Department are hosting a food drive starting on Monday, Oct. 10 and ending on Nov. 17. The goal is to provide Meals on Wheels of Mercer County with enough food for 250 Blizzard Bags to help residents and their pets during the winter months.  Donation boxes are located in SC111 at the West Windsor Campus and in the Commons Area at the James Kerney Campus. If you have any questions, please email Jeannette Clugsten at clugstej@mccc.edu. The requested items are listed here.
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Reminders

Hispanic Heritage Month Events. MCCC is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with numerous events and activities on tap. The "Hispanic Music Series" continues Oct. 11 at noon in the West Windsor Cafeteria. On the James Kerney Campus, an Hispanic Heritage Luncheon will be held Oct. 12, noon to 1 p.m., at the Center City Cafe, with an Hispanic Heritage Celebracion -- a display of Hispanic heritage facts and popular cultural desserts -- will take place 12:15 p.m.to 1 p.m. in Kerney Hall. See the flyer here.

Hygiene Drive for TASK. MCCC's Phi Theta Kappa and the Muslim Student Association are teaming up to collect hygiene items for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. Donations of the following items are appreciated:  toothpaste, toothbrushes, bath soap, men’s deodorant, men’s razors, shampoo, conditioner, tampons/sanitary napkins, washcloths, socks, Tums, ibuprofen, etc. Place your donations in the marked boxes located in the Transfer Office (SC201), in front of Financial Aid and in front of the Student Life and Leadership office.

Through Oct. 18: "Mercer Arts at 50." Don't miss this delightful exhibit now on display at the MCCC Gallery that includes works by current and former arts faculty members, as well as alumni of the Visual Arts program. Read more here.

Through Dec. 14: MCCC Exercise Classes. Faculty and staff are invited to join with students for evening yoga classes on Mondays through Dec. 12, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in PE225; Zumba on Tuesdays through Dec. 13, noon to 1 p.m. in the gym; and lunchtime yoga on Wednesdays through Dec. 14, also from noon to 1 p.m. in the gym, and taught by our very own Helen Tanzini, Professor of Chemistry. (Bring your own mat for yoga.) No classes will be held during the week of Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 21-25).
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Mercer in the News This Week

Trenton Times

Fine Arts: Must-see exhibit at MCCC

Theater: 'Jakes Women' at West Windsor's Kelsey Theatre

CentralJersey.com

Stage Review: 'Jake's Women' at Kelsey

MercerSpace

Hopewell studio gets Creative with the Arts

Ewing Roundup: ‘Proof’ first production for Parrish’s Pegasus Theatre

After 40 years in Lawrence School District, Colavita set to retire


Patch.com

MCCC’s Kelsey Review Now Available as Quarterly Online Publication

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