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May 2009

Student Wins National Tech Award
William Brodie, a computer science major at the College, was one of two students in the nation to be named 2009 Terry O'Banion Student Technology Champions, presented by The League for Innovation in the Community College and the Microsoft Corporation.

NJCU Security Studies Program Offered at MCC
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Security Studies offered by New Jersey City University can be completed on the Middlesex County College campus. The program is aimed at Middlesex graduates who want to continue their education and receive a bachelor's degree, but would like to take those classes on the Middlesex campus.

On My Mind: Celebrating the Liberal Arts
April was Liberal Arts Month at Middlesex County College! In the Renaissance, the term "Renaissance Man" described a person who was well educated and excelled in a variety of subjects. In the tradition of the Renaissance, the liberal arts provide students with a solid foundation in many fields of study and set the stage for a lifetime of intellectual curiosity and development.

College Inducts 92 Students into Local Chapter of International Honors Society
The Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 92 new members at Middlesex County College. The students were recognized for their academic achievement, leadership abilities and service to their community and college.

STARS League Hears from Execs at Career Panel
A group of New Jersey STARS students heard from a panel of professionals in April about what they do and how students should prepare for a career in their fields. The program was sponsored by the STARS League, an organization of students receiving the NJ?STARS?academic scholarship.

Math Students Are First Among Community Colleges
For the third year in a row, the College math team has taken first place honors for community colleges and fourth among all competing colleges at the New Jersey Undergraduate Math League Competition held at Monmouth University. The Middlesex team, under the tutelage of Professor Paul Bachmann, was outscored only by Princeton, the Rutgers A-Team and University of Scranton. Of the 28 competing teams, each consisting of three individuals, the Middlesex members placed sixth, ninth and 28th among the 84 competing students.

Student Newspaper Takes 7 Awards in State Contest
"Quo Vadis," the Middlesex County College student newspaper, won seven awards – including one for general excellence – in the 2008-2009 New Jersey College Newspaper Contest. The paper as a whole won three awards and four staff members took home individual honors.