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									Burlington County College Newsletter                                                                             July 2007

Welcome New Hires!                      Student Gallery & Art Store Sizzles This Summer
       Roseanne Buckley               The Student Gallery & Art Store is hosting a Summer
      Career & Employment             Photography Show now through Friday, August 17th. The
         Center Director              show features more than 60 digital photos as well as color
                                      and black and white film photos taken by 16 local artists
       Mitchell Dinnerstein           including BCC alumni, students, and community members.
      Maintenance Mechanic            Everyone is welcome to view the exhibit and browse through
                                      the Art Store Tuesdays - Fridays between 10 am and 5 pm.
         Sabreena Joynes
         Payroll Specialist           If you miss the Photography Show make sure you support
                                      fellow co-workers at the 3rd Annual Employee Art Show
        Patrick Monahan               beginning with an Opening Reception August 28th at 5 pm.
   Tutoring Center Coordinator        This show is an extraordinary opportunity for employees to display their artistic
                                      talents. Pieces in all media including watercolor, charcoal, oil paint, sketch drawings
         Amanda Pizzi
                                      and ceramics will be on display. If you are interested in submitting artwork, pieces
       Telephone Operator
                                      will be accepted through August 17. For more info, call 609-267-5618, ext. 4509.
          Simaeo Santos
          Patrolperson I
                                                      Astronomy for the Whole Family
          Krystal Wine
          Patrolperson I              Guests were treated to a spectacular star presentation in BCC’s portable star lab
                                      planetarium on July 14 in Mt. Laurel. For one dollar, participants crawled inside the
BCC Bids Farewell to                  dome-shaped star lab for an educational journey through space. They also had the
                                      opportunity to sign up for BCC’s Sky Marvels and Astronomy Resources Too
        Anne Rose                     (SMART) Club. For info on the next show please call ext. 1415.
  Communications Coordinator


 The Phillies at BCC                    Challenge Academy Cadets take the GED at BCC
Little Leaguers from across the                                           On July 25, Cadets from the NJ National Guard
county will “Live the Dream” at                                           Youth Challenge Academy took one more step
the Phillies Baseball Academy                                             toward a brighter future when they marched
Summer Camp August 13- 17 at                                              through the doors of the Willingboro Center to
BCC. Boys and girls ages 7-14                                             take the GED exam. In total, the Willingboro
will join Phillies players, coaches                                       Center administered the exam to 107 Cadets in
and Academy instructors to learn                                          2007 and more than 570 residents throughout the
from baseball’s best! Camp also                                           region in 2006. Drill Instructor Sean Wilmore
includes a tour of Citizen’s Bank     expressed his gratitude to the College on behalf of the Cadets. The Academy is a 5-
Park and an official Phillies         month residential program at Fort Dix that trains teens between the ages of 16 and 19
uniform. For more information         in academic and life skills. “We are thankful to BCC for providing the resources that
please call ext. 1478.                make this opportunity possible. BCC is the first and only location in Burlington
                                      County to provide access to this very important test.”
    WBZC Rocks the Burlington County Farm Fair                                             “Mambo Machine” at
                                                                                           the Mt. Holly Center
The Burlington County Farm Fair in
Lumberton, NJ was the place to be July 19                                                 On Saturday, July 21 the Mount
through 21 for Burlington County College                                                  Holly Center Lobby was
and the WBZC 88.9 FM Z-Team. WBZC                                                         transformed into an upbeat music
DJs played live music to a crowd of                                                       and dance hall featuring live
Burlington County residents and a live                                                    music by “Mambo Machine.” A
broadcast from the Farm Fair announced to                                                 crowd filled the lobby and danced
the area where the fun was happening. Z-                                                  the night away to the festive
team members also entertained the audience,                                               rhythms of the Salsa and
raffled off concert tickets and prize packs                                               Merengue. The event, part of
and promoted 100.7, WBZC’s new                                                            “The Vault” series, was free of
frequency in Mount Holly. BCC student ambassadors from the Office of                      charge and open to the public. In
Recruitment had a great time greeting potential students and giving out                   lieu of a cover charge, student
information about BCC.                                                                    scholarship donations were
                                                                                          accepted. Don’t miss the next live
                                                                                          performance at “The Vault”
                                                                                          Saturday, August 25th at 7:00 pm.
       Potential Students Discovered New Careers
Students, faculty and administrators participated in the first Academic Career
Discovery Series July 25 and 26 on the Mt. Laurel Campus. The series successfully            Upcoming Events
brought potential students and their families in search of information about BCC’s
programs to campus. The two-night series was comprised of information sessions               Standard Registration Begins
about BCC’s Liberal Arts and Science, Math & Technology Departments.                                  August 3
Participants were shown a presentation that provided an overview of BCC as well as
the opportunity to speak directly with faculty and representatives from admissions           Drexel at BCC Info Session
and financial aid. Those who attended the Science, Math & Technology session were                     August 7
also provided with tours of the laboratory facilities where they participated in hands-
on demonstrations. As an added bonus, the application fee was waived to all students           New Student Orientation
who registered during these sessions.                                                             August 21 & 23

                                                                                                  The Vault Concert
                                                                                                     August 25
 WBZC Cheers Bikers on at the Annual Mount Holly
               Grand Prix Race                                                                      Classes Begin
                                                                                                     August 29
                                         On Saturday, July 21 WBZC 88.9 FM Z-
                                         Team members and BCC students from
                                         the honor society, Phi Theta Kappa,                College Relations & Publications
                                         cheered the racers on at the 9th Annual               Burlington County College
                                                                                           601 Pemberton Browns Mills Road
                                         Mount Holly-Smithville Invitational                     Pemberton, NJ 08068
                                         Grand Prix Bike Race. Bicyclers raced                 (609) 894-9311, ext. 1332
                                         through Mount Holly and past the                           News @bcc.edu
                                         WBZC tent in a two-hour race. The Z-
                                         Team cheered the racers as they made                 Editor, Writer and Designer
                                                                                                   Charlene Webster
                                         their 48 laps in the course. The Honor
                                         Society students and the Z-team passed                        Writer
out promotional items to the spectators. Mount Holly residents were also                           Rachel Simpson
reminded of WBZC 88.9 FM’s new frequency 100.7.
                                                                                              Contributing Photographers
                                                                                                  Charlene Webster
                                                                                                     Brighton Hall

								
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