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Who’s next? Dr. David Edwards leaves, paving the way for 5th Mercer VP in five years

Mercer’s Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. David Edwards, will be leaving his position to assume the same role at Camden County College at the end of this month. Dr. Edwards is Mercer’s fourth Vice President in five years. The others include Dr. Guy Generals, who is now the president of Philadelphia Community College; Dr.…

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Music professors teach body awareness tools to help prevent injury

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Music professors teach body awareness tools to help prevent injury Joshua Wilson, a Piano Instructor at Mercer County Community College says, “There’s a difference between a band-aid, you know, putting a band-aid on it, saying I’ll fix it later as opposed to really going in and being like, well, why is that injury really happening.”…

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President Trump’s DACA stance leaves Mercer community shaken and students fearful

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Bumba Bat is a recent Rutgers graduate who lives in Ewing Township. His family brought him to the United States from Mongolia in 2003, when he was just 9, and then they overstayed their visa making him one of a group now known as DREAMers, undocumented citizens who were brought to the U.S. as children…

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After seven years without one, Puerto Rican parade in Trenton prompts discussion about immigration

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After seven years without any parade, Puerto Ricans celebrated their heritage and culture with their traditional parade and Boricua Festival in Trenton on September 8. Mill Hill Park was full of live music and all kinds of different foods from Latin America.   This year the idea of celebrating the Puerto Rican parade wasn’t just…

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Faculty vote to approve new contract terms proposed by neutral fact finder after fifteen month stalemate

After 15 months without a new contract, Mercer’s full-time faculty members have voted to approve contract terms proposed by an outside fact finder after months of negotiations. With approximately 80 percent of faculty voting, the vote taken during the first week of September was 81-2 in favor of accepting the terms which would give a 1.65…

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Faculty art exhibition at The Gallery

Students had the opportunity to view their professors artwork at The 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition at The Gallery starting on Aug. 30. Photography and Digital Imaging Coordinator, Professor Michael Chovan-Dalton’s work is on display for the fourth time in the faculty art exhibit. The piece he chose to exhibit is called “Passaic River.” Like…

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