Greetings from the Cape May County Campus — April 8, 2016

Submitted by Tammy DeFranco

Zumba at CMCC

Students and staff were filled with energy from student, Josh Maldonado, Zumba instructor, who taught us the right moves and breathing to help with stress and relaxation recently. Thank you Josh…great job!

CMCC’s Earth Day Festivities

All are invited to our Earth Day at the Cape: Tuesday, April 19, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., in the first-floor cafeteria. Student Services and Circle K (Advisor Donna Marie McElroy) will have many festivities for students and staff to enjoy. Activities include: designing a T-shirt, free plants and seeds, painting on canvas, Zumba, volleyball (weather permitting), snacks on a first-come, first-served basis and water ice donated by the NJEA and other exciting events. A big thank you to SGA for their support. For more information, please contact Tammy DeFranco at ext. 8113.

Third Annual Seder

Come join an educational journey on Thursday, April 28, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in the first-floor cafeteria for our Third Annual Seder, hosted by Professor Neil Brandt and Student Services. A big thank you to SGA for their support. All are welcome. Contact nbrandt@atlantic.edu to RSVP.

Equal Pay Day

AAUW will provide information on Equal Pay Day to our students and staff on Tuesday, April 12.

Homelessness Resource Panel at CMCC

Representatives of The Branches of Rio Grande, an outreach ministry of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, and the Cape May County government visited Mary McWilliams’ English 102 class Monday, April 4, to discuss their respective roles in helping the county’s homelessness. The panel answered many questions posed by the students that offered insight to the help that is available, as well as the obstacles encountered. Students in the class are studying homelessness for their semester research paper. Pictured, from left are: Larry Schmidt, assistant director of The Branches; Susan Mayfair, director of The Branches; Kristine Gabor, freeholder and director of Health and Human Services; Pat Devaney, director of Human Services; and Sarah Maloney, director of Social Services.

Students from Professor Mike Bolicki and Professor Helen McCaffrey’s class attended, as well as Dr. Mitchell Levy and Tammy DeFranco. Students were engaged and involved with the panel and asked many questions.

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