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November 2013

The Beep Sheet Student Life at Gloucester County College

Home of the Road Runners

Important Dates to Remember Details inside! Nov 5

Trivia Tuesday with SystemX DJs

Nov 6

Blizzard of Bucks

Nov 11

Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Nov 12

Persona Cards

Nov 14

GCC Open House

Nov 19

Trivia Tuesday with SystemX DJs

Nov 27

No classes after 4 pm

Nov 28-29

College Closed for Thanksgiving

Save the Dates! Dec 3

TRANSFER FAIR

Dec 5

Tree Lighting & MARKETPLACE

Dec 10

Stress Free Day

GCC students are required to have ID badges on campus for registration, requesting transcripts, advising, etc. Students can obtain their ID badge and their parking decal at the “One-Stop” located in the library.

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GCC ’ s Facebook page is full of information for students. Have comments? Want to sell a book? Ask questions and have them answered by a team of administrators? There are links to clubs and events that you will not want to miss!

This semester marks the last printing of GCC’s newspaper, The Gazette. The Vanguard Literary Magazine will continue to accept submissions of stories, photos and poems. For more information, contact David Schleicher at hschleic@gccnj.edu. Next semester we will begin a new section of the Beep Sheet dedicated to being the “voice of the students”. Begin thinking about the opportunity to bring before the student body your thoughts, suggestions, concerns or advice regarding Student Life here at GCC. For more information contact Diane Hare at dhare@gccnj.edu.

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STUDENT CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS Animal Advocates

Gamers Guild

The animals finally have a voice…YOU. Meetings are 11/4 and 11/18 in the Student Life Conference Room, CC 201 at 1:30 pm. For more information contact Advisor, Melissa Norbeck at mnorbec1@gccnj.edu.

“If you bring it, they will play”; video and table-top games in a competitive but casual setting. Join them every Wednesday in the Mini Center from 4:30-6 pm. For information contact Advisor, Josh Wickman at jwickman@gccnj.edu.

Gay Straight Alliance Club DECA Looking for a club that allows students to develop and apply everyday business skills in a competitive environment? They meet on Thursdays in CC 204 from 2:30-3:30 pm. For more information contact Advisor, Kristen Whyte at kwhyte2@gccnj.edu.

DMS SOU This club provides an opportunity to share information and provide support for prospective and current students in the DMS program. For more information contact Advisor, Laurie Rohrman at lrohrman@gccnj.edu.

Educational Opportunity Fund Club The EOF Club meets in the Mini Center on the second Thursday of each month from 12-1 pm. For more information, contact Advisor, Sheryl Ratcliffe at sratclif@gccnj.edu. 4

Meetings are every other Wednesday, 11/6 & 11/20 in IC 401 at 12:15 pm; feel free to stop by! For more information, contact Advisor, Bryan Buttler at bbuttler@gccnj.edu.

Ghost Chasers Club Back by haunting demand, the Paranormal Club has been resurrected! They meet on Wednesdays from 1:30-2:45 pm in IC 431A. For information contact Advisor, Lori Joyce at ljoyce@gccnj.edu.

Humanities Club For upcoming trip information, see our ad on page 6 or contact Advisor, Anna Kehnast in the GCC Library or at (856) 415-2254.

Japanese Anime Guild (JAG) They meet every Wednesday from 1-4:30 pm in the Mini Center. We provide access to the latest in Japanese entertainment within a fun and friendly atmosphere to socialize and learn more about Japanese culture. For more information contact Advisor, Dr. Susan Glenn at sglenn@gccnj.edu.

Jesus Is Lord “Bringing Glory to God at GCC.” Join us every Monday from 1:30-3 pm in the Mini Center or on Wednesdays from 3-4 in CC 206 for a prayer meeting. For information, contact Advisor, Carol Weinhardt at cweinhar@gccnj.edu.

The Multi-Cultural Club This Club encourages students to share ideas about strengthening and promoting campus diversity and teamwork. They meet every Monday at 12:30 pm in the Mini Center. For more information, contact Advisor, Marcela Stein at msteinsa@gccnj.edu.

Music Society A network of musicians with the goal to make music a priority on campus. Prepare to jam every Tuesday from 1-3 pm in the Mini Center. For more information contact Advisor, Jim Boeckle at jboeckle@gccnj.edu.


Updated Information can be found 24/7 at http://tinyurl.com/GCCclubinfo Nuclear Medicine Technology Club This club is for students in the NMT program to create awareness of the program through community involvement and activities. For more information, please contact Advisor, Laura Pyle Sharkey at lsharkey@gccnj.edu.

Paralegal Club This Club meets to discuss a variety of topics related to their field. A guest speaker and dinner will be held on Friday, 11/15 from 6:30-9 in the Library Board Room. For more information contact Advisor, Susan Purvin, Esq. at spurvin@gccnj.edu.

Parents Club This club is open to all students who have children and want to enjoy family activities. For a list of events and information, visit www.gccnj.edu/ce/ecec or contact Advisor, Debbie Rabottino at drabotti@gccnj.edu.

Photography Club This is a great place to meet with other photo enthusiasts to learn, share ideas, and have fun. All you need is a digital camera! They meet every Wednesday at noon in the Mini Center. For more information, contact Advisor, Dave Coates at dcoates@gccnj.edu.

Psychology Club This group meets to discuss topics relating to the field, including neurology, sociology, ethics, morality and beliefs. They meet on Tuesday,11/12 at noon in the Mini Center. For information contact Advisor, Jessica Jolly at jgoodwi2@gccnj.edu.

Science Club This club is very active with fossil digs and a variety of scientific learning sessions. Updated information on November meetings can be found at the link on the top of this page. For information, contact Advisor, Christina Nase at cnase@gccnj.edu.

Stargazers Club

Student Nurses Organization (SNO) Participation in SNO allows future and currently enrolled nursing students to meet and interact together and to provide support to each other, the College and the Community. For more information, contact Advisor, Janet Gibson at jgibson3@gccnj.edu.

Student Veterans Organization This club is geared towards all GCC current, prospective or alumni students and their families. For more information contact a club officer at svo@gccnj.edu or Advisor, Kathy Leader at 464-5239.

Do you wish to see the moon and beyond? We host “Star Parties” and use a telescope to observe the night sky. No prior knowledge of astronomy is required! For more information contact Advisor, Dan McCormick at dmccormi@gccnj.edu.

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Student Government Association

The Vanguard

Interested in getting involved in GCC’s campus life? Then SGA is just what you are looking for! Join them on Thursdays at 2:30 pm in the College Center. For more information contact Advisor, Cheryl McBride at cmcbrid2@gccnj.edu .

Associated with Educational Cohorts on Campus focusing on service and leadership. Meetings will be held in the Mini Center on Thursdays - 11/14 at 2 pm, and 11/21 at 3 pm. For more information, contact Advisor, Chuck Harkins at charkins@gccnj.edu. This is a group of creative students; writers, poets, and artists who get together to share their work and publish GCC’s Literary Magazine. They meet every Thursday from 10 am -12 pm in the Mini Center. For more information contact Advisor, David Schleicher at hschleic@gccnj.edu 5


Saturday, November 23 NY City “Day on Your Own� Cost: $34 (includes transportation only)

Humanities Club

Saturday, December 14 Holiday Spirit in New York City Cost $34 (includes transportation only) Departs GCC at 8 am

Anna Kehnast

856-415-2254

Tree Lighting & Student Art Show

Holiday Marketplace

Thursday, December 5 11:30 - 1:30 pm

cash & carry gifts for everyone on your list items under $20 clothes

accessories

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jewelry

candles

handbags

food


Some of the Universities that will be represented:

Fall Transfer Fair Tuesday December 3, 2013 9 am - 1 pm

Penn State Peirce College Ramapo College Rider University Rowan University Arcadia University Rutgers University Berkeley College Saint John's University Bloomfield College Saint Joseph's University Caldwell College Salisbury University Chamberlain College Stockton College of Nursing Temple University College of St. Elizabeth Thomas Edison College DeVry University University of Pennsylvania Drexel University University of the Sciences Drexel @BCC Widener University (Legal Dept.) Fairleigh Dickinson University Wilmington University Georgian Court University Johnson & Wales For more Kean University information call Millersville University Kim Rice at Monmouth University 856.464.5228 Montclair State University

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CAMPUS POSTINGS

Gloucester County College is committed to efforts to promote the success of our students. In this endeavor the College offers an array of supportive services. Among these is the Student Assistance Center (SAC), which offers assistance to students who may be experiencing personal difficulties that interfere with their college adjustment and success. At times a student may encounter difficulties that disrupt their college life. Problems may include stress, emotional difficulties, and/or interpersonal problems. During these times the Student Assistance Center is available to support and assist GCC students with confidential short term counseling and/or referral. For an appointment please call 856-464-5236 or stop by the Student Assistance Center on the second floor of the College Center in Room 200. For more information please check out our website at www.gccnj.edu/sac/

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We make volunteering easy! All you have to do is tell us your availability, skills and interests and then we will connect you with several volunteer opportunities. It is that easy! Call 856-415-9084 or e-mail volunteer@sjvolunteers.org or visit our website www.sjvolunteers.org/volunteer/


Join a Phi Theta Kappa Peer Study Group IC 440 Math: Tuesdays 2:30 - 3 pm Spanish: Wednesdays 10 - 10:30 am Chemistry: Thursdays 10 - 10:30 am English: Thursdays 11 - 11:30 am Stop by with homework, workbooks or questions and a member of PTK will gladly assist you on your way to success this year!

Are you puzzled about your future? Visit the Career & Academic Planning (CAP) Center located on the 2nd floor of the College Center and find out how to put your academic major and your career path pieces together to solve your puzzle!

What is Dual Advantage? Gloucester County College (GCC) has partnered with four-year universities to make earning a bachelor’s degree a seamless transition with added benefits. Learn about the different programs and incentives each university has to offer GCC graduates from dual enrollment choices, to tuition discounts, to obtaining a bachelor’s degree without leaving the GCC campus. 9


Graduation Positioning Strategy Reach Your Graduation Destination with GPS

Returning adults may be eligible for GPS! Former NJ College students who have completed more than 30 credits and who have attended college within the last 10 years could be eligible for this exciting new program! GPS students receive incentives and support including: - Fee waivers and book vouchers - Education Navigator Assistance to complete a customized education plan For more information, go to www. gccnj.edu/gps email EducationNavigator@gccnj.edu or call 856-415-2102 GPS is a grant-funded program

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For information, call Jeanne LaBuz at 856-415-2264

Visit The Roadrunner NEST located in the College Center cafeteria and try GioFano’s Italian Bistro

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm for a selection of delicious breakfasts, soups, salads, sandwiches/wraps, pizza, beverages and more. The full menu is available at www.gccnj.edu/Announcements/documents/GioFanosMenu.pdf Individual orders are welcome and we have take-home family dinners too! Phone ahead to order lunch or dinner if you’re in a hurry at 856-681-6285. Everything is made with FRESH ingredients. Daily Lunch Special EVERY DAY. Breakfast served ALL day! 10


Mon -Thurs 7:30 am - 6:00 pm GCC College Bookstore Hours: Mon -Thurs 9 am - 6 pm Friday 9 am - 3 pm

Friday 7:30 am - 1:00 pm (Deli closes at 12:15 on Fridays)

Contact Campus Security: Dial Ext. 4444 from any campus phone or 856-681-6287 VISIT US AT www.gccnj.edu/security

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Crisis Helpline 1-877-266-8222 Addictions Hotline of NJ 1-800-238-2333 Reassurance 856-795-4980 Teen Line 1-888-375-TEEN www.contacthelplines.org

Fitness Center Open Hours (FREE with a FALL 2013 ID) Monday - Thursday: 11:30 am-1:30 pm & 3:15-5:30 pm Friday: 12-1:30 pm & 2:30-5:30 pm

Sat, Sun & holidays - CLOSED Bring a lock for a locker.

BUS #463 Regular hourly service to GCC. Call NJ Transit at 973-275-5555 for information.

Located in the College Center Security Office 856-681-6276

Bus Passes Bus passes are sold in the Business Office in the Student Services Building between the 25th and 5th of the month. CASH ONLY.

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Autism Walk 2013

Alicia Rose Victorious

Day Lee National Denim And for Nov e

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Mothers Matter 5K Run

Communit

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Gift of Life

Please check Announcements on the GCC Portal regularly! »Advisement & Registration information »Course selections »Contact information »Financial Aid »Student Life »Athletic Events Remember to check your GCC email for messages from various Departments and your Professors. If your phone number or address has changed please update it in the Student Services Building. 12


November 2013 Beep Sheet