Monthly Archives: August 2015

2015 Academy of Culinary Arts New Student Day (PHOTOS)

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The ACA welcomed future chefs during New Student Day, Aug. 20, at the Mays Landing campus.  Continue reading

In the News — Aug. 20, 2015

newspaper-154444_1280 communicatorThe Cape May County Herald Newspapers posted this release about a recent scholarship donation from Crest Wealth Management to the college, as well as this post about a donation from A&R Mack Charitable Foundation toward college scholarships.

The college was mentioned here by NJ.com in regards to hosting Southern New Jersey Development Council’s (SNJDC) Environmental Remediation Seminar. Continue reading

Greetings from the Cape May County Campus — Aug. 20, 2015

By Lisa Apel-Gendron

The sweet sounds of construction are evident inside and outside CMCC right now. Inside, the Student Success & Career Center is clearly taking shape. Located in the space vacated by the bookstore, this center will offer a computer lab, counseling offices, ITV room for connecting CMCC students to main campus events, and plenty of career resources. Drywall is up and furniture is poised for delivery. It won’t be long! Continue reading

College hosts Environmental Remediation Seminar

The college hosted the Southern New Jersey Development Council environmental remediation seminar, 9-11 a.m., Thursday, Aug.13, at its Mays Landing campus.

Dr. Peter Mora, president, attended the seminar and also issued welcome remarks.

A & R Mack Charitable Foundation Donates $35,000 Toward Atlantic Cape Scholarships

Dr. Peter L. Mora, left, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, accepts a check for $35,000 from Rita Mack of the A&R Mack Charitable Foundation.

Dr. Peter L. Mora, left, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, accepts a check for $35,000 from Rita Mack of the A&R Mack Charitable Foundation.

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation received a $35,000 gift from A&R Mack Charitable Foundation on behalf of Anthony and Rita Mack of Galloway, July 29, to aid in scholarships for Atlantic Cape students.

In December 2012, A&R Mack Charitable Foundation donated $25,000 toward the Create Opportunity Campaign, which increased college-based financial assistance by enhancing the scholarship endowment. Continue reading

Casino Career Institute Offers New Gaming, Surveillance Training Beginning in September

The Casino Career Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College has prepared more than 50,000 people for rewarding careers in gaming and continues to offer top-notch training for those who wish to enter the casino profession.

If you are interested in a fast entry to a career in table games, CCI is offering a new Multi Game Dealer with Technology course. The training combines Blackjack and Craps to prepare you for a position in the gaming industry and includes an introduction to computers to enhance your employability. Continue reading

Last Chance to Register; Fall Classes Begin Aug. 31 at Atlantic Cape

Students interested in taking fall classes at Atlantic Cape Community College are running out of time to register. The fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 31. Register online at http://www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Friday, 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.

The last day to register in person is Friday, Aug. 28. Registration continues online through Sunday, Aug. 30. Continue reading

Accomplishments — Aug. 12, 2015

IMG_3021 (1)Andre Richburg, dean, enrollment management and college relations, presented at the Guiding the Way to Inclusion (GWI)  July 18 in Minneapolis. He presented on “Understanding the Roles that Community Colleges Play.” GWI is an annual two-day conference for secondary school counselors and college representatives who primarily work with students from under-served and underprivileged backgrounds. For the conference, Dean Richburg also served as faculty member and mentor for a group of professionals who had less than 5 years of experience in the field.

 

Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus – Aug. 12, 2015

Submitted by Linda Palmer

A New Face on Campus

John Wallace, librarian (p/t), at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus.

John Wallace, librarian, at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus.

We are pleased to welcome John Wallace, part-time librarian, to the Worthington Atlantic City Campus. John comes to us with a legal background. He will specialize in reference and research assistance for students and faculty, informational literacy instruction and overall resource development. He is on campus Monday through Thursday, on a varying schedule, and is also available by appointment. You can reach him at ext. 4815. Continue reading

Short-term Culinary Training Programs offered this Fall in Atlantic City

The 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 Culinary Training Program begins Oct. 5, and the Baking and Pastry Training Program starts Sept. 28.

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