Category Archives: News Releases

Three Blue Colts Make NJCAA Region XIX All Region Women’s Soccer Team

Three women’s soccer players turned in a strong enough season to earn recognition on the 2018 Women’s Soccer All Region XIX (Division III) second and third teams. Midfielders Sarah Solorzano and Genesis Torres (Colonia) both received second team honors while forward Naytasha Spruiel received third team recognition. Spruiel scored 13 goals and tallied 31 points […]


MCC Vet Studies Emergency Response

Michael Barany, assistant in the Middlesex County College Center for Veterans Services, was selected to present research from his doctoral program at the 2018 Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit in Albany in October. Mr. Barany, a doctoral candidate at New Jersey City University, presented an assessment of the Township of Woodbridge’s Community Emergency Response […]


MCC Gaming and Animation Grads Share SIGGRAPH Experience

Matthew Check and Jin Ju, both MCC 2018 grads with degrees in Gaming and Animation, returned to Middlesex County College to share their experiences at the SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques) Conference in Vancouver with current students. Both Matt and Jin were selected to be student volunteers at the conference. […]


New Brunswick Center Director Honored at Boy Scouts of America Luncheon

Evelyn Rosa, director of the Middlesex County College New Brunswick Center, was one of six women recently honored by the Boy Scouts of America at a luncheon in New Brunswick. The Fifth Annual Tribute to Women also honored Padma Arvind, professor of professional practice and executive director of the Rutgers Talent Development Center; Mona Carbona, […]


Middlesex Women’s Soccer Honors Sophomores With 5-0 Win

The Middlesex County College (MCC) women’s soccer team honored its sophomores in style on Saturday afternoon with a 5-0 shutout over visiting Mid-Hudson Conference Dutchess Community College. The Blue Colts improved to 7-5 overall and 2-3 in league play. MCC jumped out of the starting gates, scoring four goals during the first half. Sophomore Gianna […]


MCC Alumni & Student Named Co-Authors in a Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal

Two MCC alumni and one current student have been named as co-authors in “Molecular Neurobiology,” a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal, following their research at the Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center Neuroscience Institute. They are Ahmed Aly ’18, Diandra Ruiz ’18, and Kristy Garcia. Their research focused on gene expression changes in the brain during […]



Police Officers Honored for Saving Student’s Life

Five Middlesex County College police officers were honored at the College’s Board of Trustees meeting September 17 for saving a student’s life in August. Two officers – J.P. Mercenat and Shawn Ferguson – were patrolling in Edison Hall when they received a report of an unconscious student in the building. They responded immediately and discovered […]


All in the Family

For Kayla Wathen, Middlesex County College is a family tradition. Her late grandmother, Mary Lou Lotz, was an assistant in the Facilities Department for 31 years. Her mother Christine is a professor in Business and Computer Science. And her father is now an adjunct professor in Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Dietetics, teaching classes in restaurant […]


“We’re Turning into Plastic!”

Next time you are in South Hall, take a look at the giant plastic whale in the lobby. It is cute, whimsical and fun. But there is an important message as well. “The point is to let everyone know how much single-use plastic we are using on our campus,” said Claire Condie of the Natural […]