Transfer Events Planned for Fall Semester

A variety of transfer events are scheduled for the fall semester, including:

Rowan University – College of Education will present a Teacher Education Information Session at the Mays Landing Campus in café B Thursday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m. Students considering becoming teachers or a career in the education field are encouraged to attend and then meet with their academic advisor. When planning courses for their associate degree in education, students should begin thinking about the subject areas typically taught in public schools. Students will learn about coordinate area/subject areas, applications, transfer and GPA requirements, Praxis testing and certification planning. These sessions are open to any Atlantic Cape student considering a career in teaching. For more information and to RSVP, contact Wendy Gray, program officer, CMCC student services, at ext. 6786 or wgray@atlantic.edu.

Richard Stockton College of NJ – School of Education will present two Teacher Education Information Sessions Monday, Sept. 29, at the Cape May County Campus, room 103, at 12:30 p.m., and later that day on the Mays Landing Campus in café B at 5:30 p.m. Students considering the education field or becoming teachers are encouraged to attend and then meet with their academic advisor. When planning courses for their education associate degree, students should begin thinking about the subject areas typically taught in public schools. Students will learn about coordinate area/subject areas, applications, transfer and GPA requirements, Praxis testing and certification planning. These sessions are open to any Atlantic Cape student considering a career in teaching. For more information and to RSVP, contact Wendy Gray, program officer, CMCC student services, at ext. 6786 or wgray@atlantic.edu.

Atlantic Cape will host the 2014 College Transfer Fairs Oct. 14-16 at each campus. Colleges and universities will be on hand to meet with students about opportunities to transfer upon completing their associate degrees. Colleges and universities scheduled to attend include*: Bloomfield, Cabrini, Centenary, CUNY, Dowling, Drexel, Fairleigh Dickinson, Felician, Grand Canyon, Gwynedd Mercy, Quinnipiac, Rosemont, Rowan, Rutgers at Atlantic Cape, St. John’s, Stevenson, Temple, Thomas Jefferson, Widener, William Paterson and Wilmington, just to name a few. Students will learn about majors, housing, clubs and activities, Greek life, scholarships, co-op and travel abroad opportunities, career services, application requirements and deadlines, as well as how easily their Atlantic Cape degree can be transferred. Faculty members are asked to consider incorporating attendance at the fairs into your class. As we know, successful student transfer begins with the first credit, not the last!

*Participants subject to change & vary by location.

Centenary College will be in front of the bookstore on the Mays Landing Campus, 11a.m.-2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 10, to discuss transfer options with students. Centenary offers programs in Art, Acting, Dance, Communication, Journalism, Film Studies, Creative Writing, Forensic Science, Environmental Science, Criminal Justice, pre-Veterinary Equine Studies, Fashion Design & Merchandising, Graphic Design, Sciences, Business (online) and Elementary and Secondary Education. More than 93 percent of the fall 2014 transfer class received grants or scholarships from Centenary College.

For information on the Transfer Fairs, transfer events, articulation agreements or transferring, contact Wendy Gray, program officer, CMCC student services, at (609) 463-6786 or wgray@atlantic.edu. Check out the Transfer Events page for upcoming college visits and Instant Admissions Decision Days.

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