Monthly Archives: December 2014

Atlantic Cape Hosts ‘Instant Admission Day’ Jan. 6

Atlantic Cape Community College will hold “Instant Admission Day,” from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 6, for those interested in enrolling in Atlantic Cape classes for the spring semester.

College staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide the following services:

  • Admissions—Attendees can apply for admission and learn about degree programs and continuing education options. Transfer students should bring an unofficial transcript.
  • Financial Aid—Attendees can obtain information about applying for various forms of financial aid and learn what is needed to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • Testing—Attendees can make an appointment to take the college’s placement exam.

The first 10 students who apply for admission at the event and register for spring classes by Jan. 16 will be eligible for a $500 gift card to the Follett Bookstore.

Spring classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 20. Atlantic Cape’s campuses are located in Mays Landing at 5100 Black Horse Pike; Atlantic City at the Charles D. Worthington Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and in Cape May Court House, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.

Instant Admission Day will be held at the Mays Landing Campus, Cafeteria B. For more information, email, or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County. The college is closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1 for winter break.

Here’s the Scoop — December 2014

Senior Manager of Compliance Alison Blizzard’s dog, Mr. Re, was selected as the winner of the ACME Hairy and Scary Photo Contest. There were more than 100 entries, and the winner could pick an animal shelter of their choice to donate $250 toward. Alison chose Beacon Animal Rescue, and when she went to make her donation  Nov. 21, she was presented with a $50 gift card to ACME, as well.

Mr. Re in costume.

Mr. Re in costume.

Alison Blizzard and Mr. Re  donate $250 towards Beach Animal Rescue.

Alison Blizzard and Mr. Re donate $250 towards Beach Animal Rescue.

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Accomplishments – December 2014

Dr. Mitchell Levy, vice president of Student Affairs and Branch Campus Management, has been selected as the 2015 NASPA Region II Community College Professional Award recipient. This recognition is awarded to individuals who have made significant and outstanding contributions to their campus, student affairs and the field of higher education. He will formally be recognized with the award at an upcoming NASPA conference.

Dr. Mitchell Levy served as a program proposal reviewer for the following NASPA conferences: 2015 National Conference, 2015 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, 2015 Mental Health, and 2015 Violence Prevention.

Dr. Levy and professors Sue DePhillipis and Judith Otteburn-Martinez presented Career Ignorance Isn’t Bliss: Joining Services with Student Affairs Staff at the 2014 PENN TESOL East Conference at Arcadia University in November.

Dr. Levy served as the Lead Editor of the December edition of the NASPA Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs (SAPAA) Knowledge Community Newsletter, Synergy.

Dr. Levy, professors DePhillipis, Otterburn-Martinez, Maryann Fleming-McCall and Michael Kammer, Associate Dean Janet Marler, and former instructor Jennie Buoy authored a Regional Highlights article describing their presentation at the 2014 NASPA Region II conference. The article is published in the December edition of Synergy.

Dr. Levy served as a NASPA SAPAA Knowledge Community Promising Practices Award proposal reviewer.

Dr. Chad Parlett MA, MS, PhD, has completed a course through the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis (ACAP) titled: Healing through Writing. In addition Dr. Parlett, an alumnus and former EOF student at Atlantic Cape, has completed his sixth course in a third master’s program in criminal justice with a 4.0 average.

Victoria Gallagher, left, with other women recognized for their work in the community as part of WIE.

Victoria Gallagher, left, with other women recognized for their work in the community as part of WIE.

Esther Gandica and Jean McAlister attended the annual Southern NJ Professional Societies’ Annual Engineer of the Year Banquet, Nov. 20, at the Mays Landing Country Club, and met Victoria Gallagher, adjunct professor of mathematics at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus. That evening, Gallagher was appointed as Secretary to IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and was given recognition for her work in the community as part of WIE (Women in Engineering).

In The News—December 2014

newspaper-154444_1280 communicatorThe Middle Twp. Gazette shared this post about Atlantic Cape’s Toys for Tots Drive being held at CMCC, as well as the Breakfast with Santa hosted by ACA students at Hamilton Mall.

Atlantic Cape was mentioned in this story from the Daily Targum about about grant money funding training for early educators. Continue reading

Offices Close Dec. 23 for Holidays; Registration for Winter, Spring Classes Continues

Atlantic Cape Community College offices will close for the holiday break at the close of business Tuesday, Dec. 23, and will reopen Friday, Jan 2.

During the break, students can register for winter and spring classes by mail, fax at (609) 343-4914, and online at Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Plans Health Care Careers ‘Decision Making Conference’ Jan. 9

Are you looking to start a new career in health care, but unsure which occupation fits you best? Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a “Decision Making Conference,” from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 9, to provide assistance in choosing the right health care career for you.

Learn about careers as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Aide, Medication Aide, Certified Home Health Aide, Emergency Medical Technician, Patient Care Technician and Phlebotomist. Atlantic Cape’s instructors will share what you need to know to succeed in any of these high-demand fields. Continue reading

Lacrosse Club Fundraiser Dec. 19 at Buffalo Wild Wings

The Lacrosse Club is hosting a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings in Mays Landing, Friday, Dec. 19.

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Academy of Culinary Arts Awards Medals To New Chefs at Dec. 18 Ceremony

Culinary students share a smile before their graduation from the Academy of Culinary Arts, Thursday, Dec. 18.

Culinary students share a smile before their graduation from the Academy of Culinary Arts, Thursday, Dec. 18.

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College awarded culinary medals and certificates to 52 new chefs and baking and pastry professionals prepared with the latest culinary knowledge on Thursday, Dec.18.

Twenty-seven graduates honed their skills in the Academy’s Culinary Arts program, and 26 completed the Baking and Pastry program. Two short-term specialization certificates in Baking and Pastry were awarded. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Offers New Course for Careers in Landscaping; Information Session Planned for Jan. 16

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a new course this spring for those interested in pursuing a career as a certified greenskeeper, landscape worker, groundskeeper or grounds maintenance worker.

In Landscaping Industry Certified Technician – Exterior, participants will learn maintenance and installation of landscapes, including: the different types of plants and flowers, common landscaping tools and machines, and techniques in green irrigation and landscape design. The class will meet Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., beginning Feb. 9.

An information session about the program will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 16, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Building T. Register for the information session at

For more information, call (609) 343-5655, or visit

Board Appoints New Dean of STEM Programs

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Dr. Elmer Godeny as dean of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Programs at its Dec. 16 meeting at the Mays Landing Campus.

Godeny fills a new position created by the restructuring of the Academic Affairs administrative team, which has been divided into three divisions: Liberal Studies, Career Education and STEM Programs. Continue reading