Category Archives: News Releases

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 […]


Patriot Day National Day of Service and Remembrance

When Michael Barany graduated from Army basic training in 2006, he received an American flag. It never left his side. Not when he was in training. Not when he was deployed twice to Iraq. And not since he was discharged from the Army, came to Middlesex County College, graduated and then earned a Bachelor’s Degree […]


Naomie Popo

Naomie Popo holds down two jobs, is vice president of the Student Government Association and co-president of Phi Theta Kappa. She is an Engineering Science major. Is she the busiest person on campus? “Possibly,” she said with a chuckle. Student Government has a lot on its agenda, and is developing goals for each month. In […]


Engineering Programs Re-Accredited by ABET

The Middlesex County College Engineering Programs have been accredited through September of 2022 by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. The accreditation follows a rigorous evaluation of the Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, and Civil Engineering Technology. ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that accredits college and […]