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April 2016

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Transfer Agreement Signed with Pontifical Catholic of Puerto Rico

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico (PUCPR) and Middlesex County College signed an agreement that allows students to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree at PUCPR.

Gregory Hall

Three successful and experienced African American entrepreneurs spoke at the New Brunswick Center as part of Black History Month in February.

Celebrating Storytelling at Arts and Sciences Festival

The Arts and Sciences Festival, an annual event highlighting the contributions of music, history, science, sociology, theater, poetry and more to society, will be held at Middlesex in April.

Professor Translates Capuana’s Plays

One is a riveting courtroom drama, another a thriller in which a woman, who took the rap for a murder actually committed by her husband, comes looking for him. Themes of class and betrayal, these are only two of nine plays by the Sicilian author Luigi Capuana (1839-1915) that have been translated into English by Middlesex Professor Santi Buscemi.

Student Lobby Day

MCC students and staff represented the College at Student Lobby Day in Trenton in March. The program brought community college students from all over the state to talk with state legislators.

Professor Wins Excellence Award from McGraw-Hill

Christine Harrington, professor of History and Social Sciences and the director of the College’s Center for the Enrichment of Learning and Teaching (CELT), received the 2016 Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars by the publishing company McGraw-Hill.

Who Knew Leadership Training Could be This Much Fun?

Who Knew Leadership Training Could be This Much Fun? About 40 students engaged in the first of a series of leadership workshops offered this spring in a collaborative effort by Student Activities, Career Services, Democracy House and Admissions. First on the agenda were ice breakers.