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Increase in opioid deaths strikes New Jersey

Matt Carvin describes himself as a carefree, happy go lucky person before addiction entered his life. He became addicted to Percocet at age 18 and everything changed. Carvin’s story is only one of many stories of people from New Jersey who have also had to battle opioid addiction. Carvin, now a 24 year old Hamilton resident […]

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We, the people, are being priced out of education

I was arguing with the God of the Mercer Bookstore about why I didn’t need a receipt to exchange the book I had for the book I needed. “They’re identically priced. I just want to use the dollars I already paid you for this book,” I thumped the history text like it was a bible, […]

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Mercer women’s soccer welcomes new coach

Mercer women’s soccer team began this year’s season with new coach, Elyse Diamond.              Elyse Diamond is a familiar face in Hamilton, as a 1984 alumna of MCCC; she still holds the record for most goals scored (118 in two seasons). She then went on to play for a year […]

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Mercer welcomes new president Dr. Jianping Wang has fresh vision for Mercer’s direction

          [Originally published in the September 21, 2015 issue]           On July 1st, 2015 Dr. Jianping Wang began her journey as the sixth president of Mercer County Community College. Dr. Wang was selected over two other possible candidates by MCCC Board of Trustees after a five month nationwide search and selection process.           Before becoming […]

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Dean of Liberal Arts retires after 43 years of service at MCCC

Mercer’s Dean of Liberal Arts, Dr. Robin Schore, is retiring at the end of this year after already have been a teacher or administer on campus since 1973. He says after working 43 years, it was time to retire. Before becoming a dean of the Liberal Arts Division in 2005, Dr. Schore was an English […]

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Mercer County artists display work in campus gallery

The Gallery at Mercer County Community College begins the first exhibit of the spring semester. The annual Mercer County Artists Exhibition. This exhibit will be on display from February 22nd through March 24th. Any artist who is 18 or older and lives, works, or attends  school in Mercer County is eligible to submit recent work […]

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