Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus – Sept. 25, 2015

Submitted by Linda Palmer

Building Update – Notification System – Atlantic City

The emergency notification system on the Worthington Atlantic City Campus is being updated to become an annunciator system, like what is in place at the main campus. You will notice electrical work being done throughout campus, with minimal impact in classrooms, offices and surrounding areas.

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9/11 Remembrance – The I Will Campaign

Only a week and a half is left for participation in the I Will Campaign.  Atlantic Cape students can tweet their response using hashtags #Iwill and #atlanticcape.

We also have a designated bulletin board for the month of September where students can write what good deed they will do. Please stop by student services for more information.

Meet and Greet – Worthington Atlantic City Campus

On Sept. 16, a Meet & Greet for faculty and staff was held in the administrative office. It was an opportunity to meet, greet and talk with Mitchell Levy, vice president of student affairs and branch campus management, and members of the campus management team. Others joining him were Cynthia Correa, director of Worthington Atlantic City Campus student services and campus management; and Linda Palmer, senior campus administrator. Various faculty members came at different times throughout the day to discuss multiple topics surrounding their classes, teaching experiences and student success initiatives.

Secrets to College Success Workshops

Student Affairs offered Secrets to College Success workshops on Sept. 16 at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus. Mitchell Levy, vice president of student affairs and branch campus management, presented three workshops to students. It was well attended, and some faculty encouraged students to attend as part of a class assignment.

Welcome Back Day for Students

Worthington Atlantic City Campus Student Services welcomed back students on Tuesday Sept. 22.  The students enjoyed smoothies, soft pretzels, taking pictures in a photo booth and giveaways. They also had the opportunity to get information on the Cross Cultural Club, voter registration and American Association of University Women (AAUW). In addition, the Student Government Association attended to meet and greet the students and invited them to get involved with the student organization.

Theme Days

Worthington Atlantic City Campus Student Services incorporated theme days to enhance the culture of their workplace, making it fun and enjoyable. A collection of great ideas were created by Vita Stovall, student services. When given the task from director Cynthia Correa, a list was formulated of fun ideas with a little creativity and a little humor to help build a more positive workplace. The Worthington Atlantic City theme days are every other Thursday, and the first one was held Sept. 24, called Sports Day: wear your favorite team’s jersey.

Can you guess who represented the NFL teams pictured: Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and  the New England Patriots on Sports Theme Day?

Can you guess who represented the NFL teams pictured: Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and
the New England Patriots on Sports Theme Day?

“Happy people are productive people.” Recent research shows that having fun in the workplace can significantly improve productivity and performance. This research provides evidence that: Happy Employees = Happy Customers = Better Bottom Line.

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