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October 2013

The Beep Sheet Student Life at Gloucester County College

Home of the Road Runners

Important Dates to Remember Details inside! Oct 2

Food Festival - HHM Fundraiser SGA Petitions due

Oct 3

Dinner & Laughs at Masso’s

Oct 8

Trivia Tuesday with SystemX DJs

Oct 9

Clearly You Crystals Phi Theta Kappa Induction AAWCC Induction

Oct 14

Confronting the Demons of the Past HHM Workshop

Oct 17

Law Enforcement & Racial Profiling HHM Presentation

Oct 18

Job Fair

Oct 22

SAC Domestic Violence Trivia Tuesday with SystemX DJs

Oct 28

Harvest Moon CoffeeHaus

Oct 29

Psychic Fair

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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WANT TO DO A BIT OF JOURNALISM?

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!

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OCTOBER 8 & 9


GCC RECOGNIZES OCTOBER AS COMMUNITY SERVICE MONTH. GET UP. GET OUT. GET INVOLVED!

Don’t miss out on this incredible service & Volunteer opportunity

KICK OFF RALLY

KICK OFF RALLY

Join President Keating, Leaders from SGA & PTK, and Community Representatives for a KICK OFF RALLY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1 at NOON on the GCC Plaza

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STUDENT CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS Animal Advocates

Gamers Guild

The animals finally have a voice…you. Meetings are 10/7 and 10/21 in the Student Life Conference Room, CC201 at 1:30. 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? For more information contact Student Life Director, Cheryl McBride at cmcbrid2@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.

Meetings are every other Wednesday, 10/9 & 10/23 in IC400 at 12:15 pm; feel free to stop by! For more information, contact Advisor, Bryan Buttler at bbuttler@gccnj.edu.

Gazette Newspaper GCC’s Student Newspaper. See our ad on page 2. For more information, contact the NEW Advisor, Lou Rodolico at lrodolic@gccnj.edu.

*NEW* 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 443. For information contact Advisor, Lori Joyce at ljoyce@gccnj.edu.

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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 CC206 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 in the Mini Center. For more information, contact Advisor, Marcela Stein at msteinsa@gccnj.edu.

Music Society

Educational Opportunity Fund Club The EOF Club meet 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.

Japanese Anime Guild (JAG)

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

A network of musicians with the goal to make music a priority on campus. Prepare to jam every Tuesday from 1-3 in the Mini Center. See our event on pg.12! 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 the Advisor, Laura Pyle Sharkey at lsharkey@gccnj.edu.

Psychology Club This group meets to discuss topics relating to the field, including neurology, sociology, ethics, morality and beliefs. They meet on 10/1 and 10/22 at noon in the Mini Center. For information contact Advisor, Jessica Jolly at jgoodwi2@gccnj.edu.

Paralegal Club

Science Club

This Club meets to discuss a variety of topics related to their field. A guest speaker and dinner will be held on Friday, 10/11 from 6:30-9 in IC 400. For more information contact Advisor, Susan Purvin, Esq. at spurvin@gccnj.edu.

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

Parents Club

Stargazers 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.

Do you wish to see the moon and beyond? We host “Star Parties” and use a telescope to observe the night sky. The first meeting is Wednesday, 10/2 at 3 pm in IC400. No prior knowledge of astronomy is required! For more information contact Advisor, Dan McCormick at dmccormi@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.

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.

T2K Associated with Educational Cohorts on Campus focusing on service and leadership. Meetings will be held in the Mini Center on Thursdays - 10/3 at 3 pm, 10/17 at 2 pm, and 10/31 at 3 pm. For more information, contact Advisor, Chuck Harkins at charkins@gccnj.edu.

The Vanguard Student Government Association Interested in getting involved in GCC’s campus life? Then SGA is just what you are looking for! For more information contact Advisor, Cheryl McBride at cmcbrid2@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 10-12 in the Mini Center. For more information contact Advisor, David Schleicher at dschleicher@gccnj.edu. 5


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Fall club day was a huge success!

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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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You can make extra cash by taking notes for others! You need to take a walk to: Special Needs Services located in Instructional Center Room 425

You need to bring with you:  Copy of your FALL 2013 schedule  Note taker Registration form  Proof of ID  Sample of class notes 

 TO BE ELIGIBLE, STUDENT NOTETAKERS MUST HAVE COMPLETED ALL REMEDIAL COURSE WORK OR BE EXEMPT FROM REMEDIAL COURSES.

For more info call Jackie Rizzo at (856) 468-5000 ext. 6303


This month: SPECIAL STEM transfer day events! Meet representatives from transfer institutions, learn about their STEM programs, find out what the transfer process involves, and discuss with them, one-on-one, any issues or concerns you have about transferring. If you are planning to transfer to one of our partner schools to continue your STEM career, you don’t want to miss these events! 2:00 – 3:30 pm on the following days: Drexel University – Thursday, 10/17 in UC 901 Thomas Jefferson University – Tuesday, 10/22 in SH 706 Rowan University – Thursday, 10/24 in UC 901

Want to make a difference? Become a volunteer ACT Peer Mentor! (Minimum commitment of 2 hours per week)

Orientation and training provided. For more information and details contact: Jackie Abrams at (856)464-5204 or jabrams@gccnj.org

Are you puzzled about your future? Visit the Career & Academic Planning (CAP) Center located on the 2nd floor of 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


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

Graduation Positioning Strategy Reach Your Graduation Destination with GPS

For more information, go to www. gccnj.edu/gps email EducationNavigator@gccnj.edu or call 856-415-2102 GPS is a grant-funded program

The Center for P.I.T. assists displaced homemakers (someone who has lost their main means of support through the death or disability of a spouse or as the result of separation and/or divorce) to become emotionally and economically self-sufficient through life skills training, education or vocational training, advocacy and supportive services. The Center provides the following services:  Assessment to determine individual needs  Referrals to community resources  Disseminator of information on NJ divorce law  Professionally facilitated support groups for separation, divorce, widows  Self-Development, Legal, Financial, Computer, Career Workshops  Personality & Career Inventories  Information on returning to school 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 Friday 7:30 am - 1:30 pm

GCC College Bookstore Hours: Mon -Thurs 9 am - 6 pm Friday 9 am - 3 pm Contact Campus Security: Dial Ext. 4444 from any campus based phone Dial 856-464-5207 from any phone Dial 609-868-3963 for a mobile patrol officer 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

FALL SPORTS EVENTS Please visit GCC Athletics on the web: www.gccnj.edu/athletics

or contact: Brian Rowan at ext. 2263

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.

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

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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


Oct 2013 BEEP SHEET