Monthly Archives: May 2015

In The News—May 2015, Part 2

newspaper-154444_1280 posted this release about students being inducted into the English honor society, Sigma Kappa Delta.

The college was mentioned here by the Press of Atlantic City in regards to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development job training, and here by

The college was mentioned in this article from about motorcyclists and getting licensed. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop — May 2015, Part 3

IMG_3619English professors Rich Russell, Elinor Mattern and Gianni Gaudino, as well as Atlantic Cape student Tina Notaro read original work at the Noyes Museum of Art at the semi-annual Community of Poets reading.

Mattern was the creator and emcee of the event. Continue reading

Accomplishments – May 2015, Part 3

Andre Richburg, dean of enrollment management and college relations; Jennie Ayres, events specialist, business services; Jennifer Valentine, program coordinator for CASA; and David Hieb, CASA board president.

Andre Richburg, dean of enrollment management and college relations; Jennie Ayres, events specialist, business services; Jennifer Valentine, program coordinator for CASA; and David Hieb, CASA board president.

Jennie Ayres, events specialist, business services, was honored as the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children Community Partner of the Year. Ayres was honored for her work on the organization’s annual Aging Out Day resource fair held at the Mays Landing campus each year for older youth living in foster care, and for her expertise in planning advanced trainings for CASA volunteers.

Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus – May 28, 2015

Submitted by Linda Palmer

Camping with the Cross Cultural Club

The Cross Cultural Club atop Point Mountain in Port Murray, N.J.

The Cross Cultural Club atop Point Mountain in Port Murray, N.J.

Members of the Cross Cultural Club enjoyed an overnight camping trip, May 18-19, at Camp Bernie in Port Murray, N.J. The trip was a great end to the spring semester. Co-advisors Michael Kammer and Shirley Shields joined students in archery, hiking, canoeing and campfire activities during their two-day visit to the northern part of the state.

Earn Your Degree Online at Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer more than 100 courses online this fall as an option for those unable to attend classes in a traditional setting. The college offers 12 associate degree programs entirely online, as well as credits toward any of the college’s 49 degree programs. Fall classes begin Aug. 31.

Register online at or in person, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at any of the college’s three locations: Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike; the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Trustees Meet and Approve Contracts, Grants, Personnel Matters and Promotes Faculty

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Board of Trustees hired a new dean of resource development, president/board of trustee operations, and promoted 12 faculty when the group met in regular session May 26 at the Cape May County Campus.

Jean McAlister of Galloway will be promoted to dean, resource development, president/board of trustee operations, effective July 1. McAlister has been employed at the college since 1994 in various capacities, most recently as associate dean of continuing education operations and business development since 2007. Recent accomplishments include operationalizing the college’s role in the National Emergency Grant, procuring nearly $3 million in potential worker and incumbent worker grants for businesses in Atlantic and Cape May counties, and partnering with local Ocean City businesses, Ocean City Library, Workforce Investment Board and Ocean City Chamber of Commerce to deliver an Entrepreneurial Program in Cape May County. The program received 100 percent funding, and garnered a 100 percent completion rate in which 50 percent of students opened a business after completing the program. McAlister holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Stockton University and a master’s in management – human resources from the University of Phoenix. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Archery Competes in National Championships; Shin Wins Second National Championship

Atlantic Cape Community College’s nationally ranked archery team competed during the U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championships, May 21-24, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Sungwoo Shin of Galloway, a 4-time archery All-American, defended his ranking, winning the overall individual Male Recurve title. This is his second national championship win. During the semifinal and final matches, he won every round of shooting with perfect 6-0 scores. Continue reading

Faculty and Staff Invited to Attend Inaugural Alumni Day June 20

Alumni Poster_01Faculty and staff, even if not alumni, are invited to attend Atlantic Cape’s Inaugural Alumni Day, 1-6 p.m., Saturday, June 20, at Atlantic City’s Steel Pier.
The purchase of a $10 wristband includes rides, food and a beverage.

Visit for more information, and to purchase your wristbands.

Greetings from the Cape May County Campus–May 28, 2015

By Lisa Apel-Gendron

CMCC sends warm wishes of congratulations and all goodness in the future to our grads! We are so proud of all of you!

Now that warmer weather is finally here, the final phase of our CollidEscape window film installation is underway. Although 90 percent of the installation was completed last summer, we needed to purchase several more rolls to finish the job. CollidEscape is an opaque film which is applied to the outside of windows. It suppresses infrared and ultraviolet solar radiation, which reduces cooling costs. It offers the added benefit of virtually eliminating bird collisions with windows, yet it does not obscure the view from inside the building. Continue reading

Registration Underway for Fall Semester at Atlantic Cape; Creative Writing Course Among Offerings at Cape May County Campus

Atlantic Cape Community College is offering a variety of credit classes this fall at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House. Fall semester classes begin Monday, Aug. 31.

For the first time since spring 2011, an in-person section of Creative Writing I will be offered at the Cape May County Campus, 2-4:45 p.m., Tuesdays, with Assistant Professor Richard Russell. Continue reading