Susan DeCicco, continuing education, is extremely proud of her son Cody Lee and the entire Oakcrest High School Marching Ambassadors Band for their recent Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Championship Group 1 first-place win on Oct. 31 at Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Their hard work and dedication resulted in a fantastic winning season leading up to the TOB. Cody is a junior at Oakcrest and this is his second TOB win. Congrats ambassadors!
Atlantic Cape women’s basketball player Barbara Gedeon was named the national player of the week for Division III for the week of Nov. 8. Barbara earned this award by averaging 19 points a game as the Bucs went 2-0 for the week, including a victory over #7, Brookdale.
Barbara is a respected student-athlete who also has volunteered her time on campus– most recently at the food bank project on campus last week.
Barbara received two awards this week: the Garden State Conference Player of the Week, and the National Junior College Athletic Association Award.
Do you have some coats, hats or gloves in your closet that you don’t really wear anymore, or that your children have outgrown? Please consider donating them to the CMCC coat drive for Syrian refugees, coordinated by Associate Professor of English Regina Van Epps. Needed items include: warm clothing for adults and children, diapers and formula, wipes, detergent, toothbrushes and toothpaste, soap and personal hygiene supplies. Drop your items in the donation box at the base of the stairway on CMCC’s first floor. The drive runs through the end of the semester, Dec. 18.
Coats can be interoffice mailed from Mays Landing and Atlantic City campuses, addressed to Lisa Apel-Gendron or Regina Van Epps.
The inaugural English Adjunct Faculty Advisory Committee met on Thursday, Nov. 5, and was moderated by English coordinator Richard Russell. Attendees discussed a number of items, including composition course expectations, textbook selections and guidelines for promoting students. Senior Adjunct Jennifer Thomas discussed her partnership with Leslie Murtha in helping students begin their research papers in Composition II.
Pictured left to right, English coordinator Richard Russell, Afton Koontz, Nina Washington, Dottie Dunayer, Gracellen Thorstensen, Larisa Platt, Jennifer Thomas, Eddie Horan and Ed Leszczynski. Not pictured here, but in attendance at the meeting were Nicole Tyner and Denise Coulter, dean of liberal studies.