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May 2016

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Outstanding Profs Receive Awards for Teaching, Scholarship

Three outstanding professors at Middlesex County College were recently honored: Susan Altman, professor of fine art, was selected as the 2016 Faculty Scholar; Christine Harrington, of the History and Social Sciences Department, received the Excellence in Teaching Award; and Patricia Kiernan, of the Mathematics Department, received the Excellence in Teaching Part Time Award.

6 Students Receive NASA Grants to Conduct Research

A trip into space may not be in their immediate plans, but six Middlesex County College students are still in NASA’s orbit. They are benefiting from NASA scholarships designed to increase their research abilities.

School Spirit Day 

School Spirit Day allowed students to blow off some steam as the semester comes to a close. The program featured carnival games, tug of war and good food.

Jacqueline Murekatete spoke at MCC as part of Arts and Sciences Month

Jacqueline Murekatete, a genocide survivor and human rights activist, spoke at MCC as part of Arts and Sciences Month. Born in Rwanda, Ms. Murekatete was 9 years old when she lost her parents, all six siblings and most of her extended family to the 1994 genocide.

Amanda Redman & Anthony Parente

Amanda Redman fires a pitch and Anthony Parente completes a double play. The baseball squad is now 22-12 and the softball team is 13-3.

Democracy House Honored by Middlesex County Freeholders

Democracy House, MCC’s service-learning program, and the County’s Center for Empowerment were recently honored by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders for their work in educating the College community about domestic violence, human trafficking and other forms of sexual abuse.

Foodies Delight!

About 100 foodies crowded into the College Center to enjoy offerings from local restaurants at the MCC Alumni Association’s restaurant tasting in April.