Monthly Archives: December 2014

Therapy Dogs Visit Atlantic Cape Students During Finals Week

Therapy Dogs group: Back row, from left to right, Atlantic Cape faculty member Maria Eubanks of Mays Landing with therapy dog, Ninja; Ann Gross of Somers Point with therapy dog, Angelique; and Mandy Tumolo of Margate with therapy dog, Giogi. Front row, from left, Karen Lockhart of Galloway with therapy dog, Willow; and Jacqueline St. John of Egg Harbor Township with therapy dog, Hobie, Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the Student Life Center.

Therapy Dogs group: Back row, from left to right, Atlantic Cape faculty member Maria Eubanks of Mays Landing with therapy dog, Ninja; Ann Gross of Somers Point with therapy dog, Angelique; and Mandy Tumolo of Margate with therapy dog, Giogi. Front row, from left, Karen Lockhart of Galloway with therapy dog, Willow; and Jacqueline St. John of Egg Harbor Township with therapy dog, Hobie, Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the Student Life Center.

Atlantic Cape students relaxed with furry friends from Therapy Dogs Inc. during final exams week, Dec. 16, in the Student Life Center of Atlantic Cape Community College’s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. The dogs return at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, to greet students. This is the first time this event has taken place at the college. The group hopes to return for spring semester finals, as well. Continue reading

Tour STEM Building Dec. 22

STEM TOURSWe are excited to offer tours of the STEM building to faculty and staff in anticipation of its formal grand opening next month.
The final tour will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 22. Please meet in the STEM lobby.
RSVP to Alicia McMackin at amcmacki@atlantic.edu by Dec. 18.

ACA Training Programs Offered This Spring at Atlantic City Campus

aca_a_72_3600The Academy of Culinary Arts will offer two four-month noncredit training programs at its new facility at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The Baking and Pastry Training Program starts Feb. 16, and the Culinary Training Program begins Feb. 23. Both programs end mid-June, just in time for summer employment.

The new facility, the Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies, features two state-of-the-art kitchens, each with eight workstations. The property also includes an organic greenhouse, a pizza oven and locker rooms. Classes meet 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Continue reading

Earn Credits in 11 Days; Time is Running Out to Register for Winter Term

Atlantic Cape Community College offers students an opportunity to earn college credits in less than two weeks, Jan. 2-15. Classes are offered online and at Atlantic Cape’s campuses in Mays Landing at 5100 Black Horse Pike; Atlantic City at the Charles D. Worthington Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and Cape May Court House at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road. Classes meet for 11 days, but if one day is canceled due to inclement weather, classes will meet Friday, Jan. 16. Continue reading

Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus – Dec. 12, 2014

By Linda Palmer

Avery Eaton

Avery Eaton

The Rainey Family Welcomes a New Member

Dr. Alice Rainey’s family welcomes her second great-grand daughter, Avery Eaton, who is now eight weeks old.  She and her folks live in Kansas, so far from great grand mom.  Continue reading

Greetings from the Cape May County Campus–Dec. 12, 2014

By Lisa Apel-Gendron

Students and employees alike enjoyed Melissa’s engaging style as she explained how her characters came to be.

Students and employees enjoy Melissa’s engaging style as she explains how her characters came to be.

Students and employees were treated to an uplifting end-of-semester happening Dec. 9 as adjunct instructor of English Melissa Palmer facilitated an interactive reading from her recently published novel Twin Oaks. English Department Coordinator Rich Russell introduced Melissa, who, encouraged attendees to find their passion – whatever it is – and to march toward the goal every single day. A self-proclaimed writer since birth, Melissa told the audience that she had reached a creative plateau, but that when she began teaching at Atlantic Cape, she again found her passion and purpose in writing. Sparkling cider, lemon cookies and a Twin Oaks cake completed the event. To learn more about the novel, visit http://www.open-bks.com/library/moderns/twin-oaks/about-book.html Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Community College To Celebrate 32nd Annual Restaurant Gala March 26

The 32nd annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will take place on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel and Casino. The event will feature an “Under the Sea” theme and a decadent feast.

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian will be honored at the 32nd Restaurant Gala, as well as Brigantine chef Nicole Gaffney, who attended the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and recently vied for the title of the next “Food Network Star.” Continue reading

Electronic Holiday Card Debuts


The College Relations department created an electronic holiday card for faculty and staff to share. You can send the link http://youtu.be/5jPF9xeaGy4 to your contacts.

Happy Holidays!

REMINDER: PECC Campaign Deadline Tomorrow

The Office of Community and Alumni Outreach at Atlantic Cape will facilitate the South Jersey Public Employees Charitable Campaign (PECC) this fall. In 1985, New Jersey state legislation created a workplace campaign for all public employees in the state. Atlantic Cape employees have shown great dedication in years past, and we look forward to continued success in the 2014 campaign.

PECC supports the work of approved charitable agencies and organizations. Our very own Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation is included in the list of donor-designated charitable organizations. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Choir Fall Showcase Dec. 9

The Atlantic Cape Community College Choir presented their Fall Showcase under the direction of Robyn McCullough at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m., Dec. 9, in the Walter Edge Theater. Continue reading