Monthly Archives: November 2015

HPI Decision Making Conference Nov. 20

Atlantic Cape offered a “Decision Making Conference,” Friday, Nov. 20, to provide assistance in choosing the right health care career for attendants.

Attendants learned about careers as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Aide, Emergency Medical Technician, Patient Care Technician, Certified Home Health Aide and Phlebotomist and the training provided at the Health Professions Institute. Continue reading

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Awards Scholarships to Culinary and Hospitality Students at Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Celebration

Culinary Scholarship

Academy of Culinary Arts students and scholarship recipients from left to right, Xiaochaun Wu of Galloway; Amanda Giamporcaro of Blue Anchor; Matthew Hennessey of Buena; and Gabrielle Sceia of Hammonton at the Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Celebration, Nov. 20.

The Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Celebration held Friday, Nov. 20, welcomed 140 attendants to the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, where they dined on authentic French country food and desserts prepared and served by ACA students, as well as sampled fine wine, including Beaujolais Nouveau.

During the celebration, the Atlantic City chapter of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs awarded four $2,500 scholarships to culinary students, and two $500 scholarships to hospitality students. Scholarship recipients are Matthew Hennessey of Buena; Gabrielle Sceia of Hammonton; Xiaochaun Wu of Galloway; Amanda Giamporcaro of Blue Anchor; Brittany Lane of Marmora; and Sevil Nimetullaieva of Atlantic City. The award also included membership into the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.

Hospitality Scholarship

Hospitality students and scholarship recipients Sevil Nimetullaieva of Atlantic City and Brittany Lane of Marmora at the Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Celebration, Nov. 20.

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Save the Date for Annual ACCCEA Holiday Party Dec. 19

snowflakeThe ACCCEA will host its annual holiday party, 7-11 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, at Harbor Pines Country Club in Egg Harbor Township.

The event is free to union members and $30 for nonunion members.

Tickets will be on sale Nov. 30Dec. 8.

Contact Cheryl Garwood at

Here’s the Scoop–Nov. 20, 2015

dancer-381908_1280The Atlantic Cape Community College Dance Program presents “Dancing on a December Afternoon IV” 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Walter Edge Theater on the Mays Landing campus.  The presentation is a collaborative effort involving students from Ballet, Jazz and Introduction to Dance.  Admission is free, so swing by!

CMCC student Jeremy Collins plans to run the Philadelphia Marathon Sunday, Nov. 22. Instructor Fran Rauscher, English, collected well wishes and words of encouragement from students, faculty and staff on a giant card which he presented to Jeremy Nov. 18.

2015-16 State of the College

Dr. Peter L. Mora, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, gives the State of the College address for 2015-16.

Nursing Department Introduces SimMom with ‘Baby Shower’

GROUP PHOTO DONATIONThe Nursing Program at Atlantic Cape Community College hosted a “baby shower” and open house to introduce the college community to its renovated and updated simulation lab and SimMom, an advanced birthing simulator Nov. 18. Continue reading

Cross-Cultural Club Collecting Children’s Pajamas for Fundraiser

The Cross-Cultural Club is taking part in a fundraising campaign called Fleece & Love, sponsored by the Carter’s Company. The effort is intended to collect warm winter pajamas for children in need.
Please contribute pajamas of any size, from infant to teenagers, for boys or girls. Donation boxes are set up on the ground floor in the lobbies at WACC and CMCC, and outside the Student Life Center in J-building in Mays Landing.
The pajama drive is through the rest of November.
Contact Shirley Shields at or Mike Kammer at for more information.

William Spangler Library Welcomes Natalie Tagge to CMCC

The William Spangler Library is delighted to announce that Natalie Tagge has joined our staff as a part-time librarian at the Cape May County Campus. Natalie is replacing Leslie Murtha, who has moved to the Mays Landing Campus upon the retirement of Ellen Burden Parker. Natalie will be teaching library instruction classes, and she is available to students, faculty and staff at CMCC for research assistance. Continue reading

Academy of Culinary Arts Presents Pasta Take-Out Dinner Fundraiser Dec. 4

pasta dinner 1The Academy of Culinary Arts will host a take-out only pasta dinner 2:30-6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 4, in Careme’s Restaurant dining room, 5100 Black Horse Pike in Mays Landing.

Sponsored by the Culinary Student Association and the Baking and Pastry Club, the take-out dinners are Rigatoni with Marinara for $10, and Rigatoni with Bolognaise for $12; both include a roll, Caesar salad and a brownie. Continue reading

Register for Spring Classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts

If you’ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, now is the time to register for spring 2016 classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College. Spring classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 19.

New culinary students should contact Judy DeSalvo at 609-343-5624 or to schedule a registration appointment. Registration hours are weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration begins Nov. 30, for returning students, based on number of credits earned. Returning students can register online using WebAdvisor at   Continue reading