Monthly Archives: January 2016

Atlantic Cape Offers ‘Successful Retirement’ Workshops at Cape May County Campus

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer “Planning for a Successful Retirement” at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House.

The six-hour class covers important money management concepts and issues that are critical to people at or near retirement. An optional financial planning consultation is provided after the class. Continue reading

In the News — Jan. 22, 2016

newspaperSNJToday posted about the college’s archery team raising funds for breast cancer here. 

Keith Forrest, associate professor of communication, was quoted in this Press of Atlantic City article about Hollywood award shows.  Continue reading

Late-start Classes Begin Feb. 8

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer “late-start” classes beginning Feb. 8 for students who want to add a class to their schedule or anyone interested in continuing their education.

Classes include: CISM125-Intro to Computers, HIST102-Western World II, ENGL101 Composition I, ENGL102-Composition II, CDCC104-Infant/Toddler Development, COMM110-Interpersonal Communication, MATH073-Intro to Algebra I-Pre Algebra, MATH122-College Algebra, ARTS135-Art with Computers, MATH220-Statistical Methods and BUSN210-Business Law I. Classes run through mid-May.

Payment is due at the time of registration. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Register online at 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. For more information, email or call (609) 343-5000 or 625-1111, ext. 5000.

Atlantic Cape PECC Campaign Underway

Greetings Atlantic Cape Employees!

We’re reaching out to Atlantic Cape employees again this year to support the South Jersey Public Employees Charitable Campaign (PECC). The Office of Resource Development at Atlantic Cape will facilitate the campaign for 2015-2016.

Atlantic Cape employees have shown great dedication in years past, and we look forward to continued success in the 2015-2016 campaign.

PECC supports the work of approved charitable agencies and organizations. Our very own Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation is included in the list of donor-designated charitable organizations.  Continue reading

Feb. 2 Information Session at Atlantic Cape Offers Overview of Training for Jobs in Gas Industry

Are you unemployed and looking for a career in the gas industry? Atlantic Cape Community College will hold an information session about its new Utility Line Locate Technician training, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2. Training begins Feb. 29.

The Utility Line Locate Technician is a comprehensive 70-hour course that includes classroom and field training. Topics include: Continue reading

Mays Landing Merchants Association Gives Money To Support Culinary and Hospitality Scholarships at Atlantic Cape

MMA Check Presentation

From left, Fred Kneble, president of the Mays Landing Merchants Association; Donna Vassallo, dean of career education at Atlantic Cape Community College; Jeffrey Allen of Asbury Park, Academy of Culinary Arts graduate; Briana Husak of Vineland, Academy of Culinary Arts student; Arlene Blosch, events coordinator of the Mays Landing Merchants Association; Hailie Andersen of Mullica Hill, Academy of Culinary Arts student; John Kurtz, director of the Mays Landing Merchants Association; and Chef Kelly McClay, dean of the Academy of Culinary Arts.

The Mays Landing Merchants Association donated $3,500 toward culinary and hospitality scholarship funds Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts in Mays Landing.

For more information about the Atlantic Cape Foundation and giving opportunities, contact Maria Kellett, senior director of resource development & community and alumni outreach, at (609) 463-3670 or, or visit

Short-term Culinary Training Programs offered this Spring 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 and the Baking and Pastry Training Program both are scheduled to begin March 14.

The 425-hour career preparation programs offer participants hands-on courses to either learn new skills to start a career in the hospitality industry or enhance existing skills for career advancement. Participants who complete either program will be ServSafe certified. Continue reading

Greetings from the Cape May County Campus–Jan. 15, 2016

By Lisa Apel-Gendron

Well, it’s time to welcome back our students and faculty and greet some new faculty members, as well. At CMCC, we’re pleased to welcome the following new adjunct faculty members: Marion Binder, Jessica Douglass and Tanya Usyk, math; Claribel Howarth, Spanish; Andrew Lewis, English; Rita Marcon and Ryan Reca, biology lab. Back from hiatus are Erin Hart-Morey, English, and John Beach, math. It’s great having you here, everyone, and please let us know how we can support your efforts! Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop — Jan. 15, 2016

Our deepest condolences to JoAnna and Bruce Johns, on the death of JoAnna’s mother, Jeannette Herbein of Northfield, who passed away Jan. 12.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan.16, at 9 a.m. at St. Maximilian Parish, Church of the Resurrection, 200 West Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, with Mass beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing.

Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the Johns at 406 Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, NJ, 08223. Continue reading

Accomplishments-Jan. 15, 2016

The Curriculum Infusion of Career Development Research Project, developed by Dr. Mitchell A. Levy, vice president of student affairs and branch campus management, Janet Marler, associate dean, academic support services; and faculty including Michael Kammer, Sue DePhilipis, Maryann McCall, Judith Otterburn-Martinez, Gwen McIntyre, Michael Sargente, Tammy DeFranco, Michele Leacott, Kelly Herbst, Mary McWilliams, Erica DiRenzo and Afton Koontz, received a NASPA Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs (SAPAA) Knowledge Community 2016 Promising Practices award. The team will be recognized at the 2016 NASPA national conference in Indianopolis.