Monthly Archives: December 2015

Here’s the Scoop–Dec.22, 2015

The winner of the first Atlantic Cape Holiday Decorating contest is….Instructional Technology!

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Winners in Instructional Technology Department pose with their new Atlantic Cape shades.


Staff enjoyed many delicious desserts and beverages at the Holiday Tea, hosted by the Bursar’s Office, Finance & Accounts Payable, on Dec. 14, at the Mays Landing Campus.

In the News — Dec. 22, 2015

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The Press of Atlantic City reported on Atlantic Cape okaying a contract to use armed guards in this article.

ShoreNewsToday.com posted about Hunter-Doherty scholarships being available to Cape May County residents here. 

The Cape May County Herald Newspapers posted here about the college opting for armed guards.

The Galloway Patch posted here about the college’s registration for spring semester. Continue reading

‘This I Believe’ Essay Series 4

Students in Stephanie Natale-Boianelli’s Composition I classes this fall read essays from the This I Believe project (www.thisibelieve.org) and examined what they revealed about effective writing. Students then wrote their own This I Believe essays. Atlantic Cape CommuniCator will share some of the best essays. This issue’s essay comes from Domenic Maggi, a psychology major and musician:  Continue reading

Archery Tournament Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Foundation

Atlantic Cape Community College’s nationally ranked archery team hosted “I Shoot for the Girls,” a fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Foundation this month, raising $1,180 for the organization. The college was one of many sites to participate in this national fundraiser. A total of 59 archers competed in the event.

Nearly 60 archers participated in a fundraising tournament this month to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Nearly 60 archers participated in a fundraising tournament this month to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Atlantic Cape’s team is led by long-time archers Chad Affrunti and John Repnicki. Atlantic Cape’s archery team has a history of success, producing more than 40 All-America archers and hosting the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships three times.

 

Join Atlantic Cape Team to ‘Shore Up Middle States’

Augie Nigro, assistant professor of history & government, and Jean McAlister, dean, Resource Development & President/Board of Trustees Operations, are chairing the Middle States Self-Study Team in preparation for Atlantic Cape’s Middle States Accreditation Review in spring 2018. While 2018 seems so far away, there is much planning and writing that goes into the process in preparation for the accreditation visit.

The college’s goal is to be reaccredited by Middle States and has adopted the tagline “Shore Up Middle States.”

The self-study process will take place around the new seven Middle States Standards. Each standard will have two co-chairs, and five to six people per team. There will also be a separate committee for compliance. Continue reading

WACC Student Services Relocated Dec. 21-23

Be advised the Student Services office at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus will be relocated to Room 232, Monday to Wednesday, Dec. 21-23.
 Students Services can still be reached at ext. 4742 during the temporary relocation.

Last Chance to Buy Advance Tickets for the March 24 Restaurant Gala; A Perfect Last Minute Stocking Stuffer

Time is running out to purchase the “advance ticket” special for those interested in attending South Jersey’s premier food and beverage event, the 33rd Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala, Thursday, March 24, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center. Individual tickets are available for $200 each, a $25 savings; and tables of 12 are $2,400, a $300 savings; and must be purchased by Dec. 31.

The annual event showcases food by serving thousands of hors d’oeuvres prepared by students from the Academy of Culinary Arts and featuring the culinary specialties of 40 of the region’s best restaurants at a progressive dining experience. Continue reading

‘This I Believe’ Essay Series 4

Students in Stephanie Natale-Boianelli’s Composition I classes this fall read essays from the This I Believe project (www.thisibelieve.org) and examined what they revealed about effective writing. Students then wrote their own This I Believe essays. Atlantic Cape CommuniCator will share some of the best essays. This issue’s essay comes from Chelsea Aquino, a computer information systems major and Atlantic Cape honors student:  Continue reading

Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus–Dec. 18, 2015

Submitted by Linda Palmer

Cultural Awareness Day Celebration

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Winners in the Dec. 9 Cultural Awareness Contest: Gurmeet Deol, Faran Mir and Sultana Thomas.

Cultural Awareness Day was celebrated at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Michael Kammer, ESL professor,  invited his class to participate in the activity. Students researched their country for things in common with the United States. The students presented the results of their research. The three students that found the most commonalities won gift certificates to the bookstore. First prize went to Gurmeet Deol from India; second prize went to Faran Mir from Pakistan, and third prize went to Sultana Thomas from Haiti. All participating students won a cultural awareness trophy and a $5 voucher to the cafeteria.   Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–Dec. 18, 2015

Maryann Flemming-McCall, Richard Russell and Stephanie Natale-Boianelli presented on Atlantic Cape’s Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) at the NJ Developmental Education Summit, Dec. 11, at Middlesex County College.  The event was hosted by the New Jersey Council of County College’s Center for Student Success.  The well-attended session was lively with questions from attendees interested in Atlantic Cape’s program.


A note from Susan DeCicco, continuing education:

“I would like to thank all my Continuing Education colleagues for the beautiful fruit arrangement and their kind thoughts and caring words. They have been an amazing support to me throughout the difficult months preceding my father’s passing. I also want to show my immense gratitude to the entire Atlantic Cape community for their sincere sympathy at this time. Your cards and concerns are a wonderful comfort to me and my family.”