Greetings from the Cape May County Campus — April 22, 2016

Earth Day at CMCC
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Students recycle supplies to make dog and cat toys. Photo by Rebecca Ackley

Tammy DeFranco, Donna Marie McElroy and the Circle K Club members provided a fun-filled Earth Day for students and staff April 19. Students participated in yoga, Zumba, painting birdhouses, designing T-shirts, making dog and cat toys, free plants and seeds, playing volleyball and other exciting games. They also received information at the adopt-a-pet table from Instructor Linda Koch, volunteer information from AAUW representatives, and information from the Stone Harbor Wetlands Institute. Students took turns playing the ukelele, dancing and singing. Thank you to the SGA for supporting this wonderful event, to the NJEA for supplying  water ice, and to all of the students and staff who helped: Rebecca Ackley, Curtis Fitzpatrick, facilities, Al Jayne, security, Assistant Professor Karl Guilian, Instructor Fran Rauscher, and Dr. Mitchell Levy, vice president of student affairs and branch campus management.

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Students participate in yoga outside at the Cape May County Campus. Photo by Dr. Mitchell Levy

CARA Candlelight Vigil
Tammy DeFranco, student services, worked with CARA and held a candlelight vigil for those who have been affected by Sexual Assault  April 20. Katherine Melo, SGA president, and other SGA members attended and participated in this event. Thank you to Doug Mills, club advisor, for bringing them down to the campus. The SGA spoke about the No More Campaign and also about the clothesline project that educates everyone about domestic violence and sexual assault. The clothesline project is sponsored through CARA at the Cape May Campus and through SGA at the Mays Landing Campus.
Career Workshops
The Student Success and Career Planning Center presented workshops to various classes on careers this week. Presenters Tammy DeFranco and Wendy Gray informed students about the Occupational Outlook Handbook and the many career opportunities that are available.
Denise O’Connor Welcomes Granddaughter 
Congratulations to Denise O’Connor who became a “Nan” when daughter Kaitlyn gave birth to daughter Willow, who weighed in at 8 lb., 12 oz., and 21 inches long. Wishing you many years of happiness, laughter, love and joy.

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