Monthly Archives: August 2016

Mark Your Calendars: Community Day Sept. 17 to Kick Off Atlantic Cape’s 50th Anniversary

AtlanticCape_50 _logo-02The college will kick off a yearlong series of events celebrating its 50th anniversary with a Community Day, noon-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Mays Landing Campus.

Highlights include music by Seven Stone, face painting, a drone demonstration, Atlantic City Aquarium’s Traveling Touch Tank Exhibit, paintball battles, craft and nonprofit vendors and much more. Continue reading

September Birthdays

Happy Birthday to those full-time staff and faculty members celebrating in September:

Tammy Taylor, Sept. 2; Richard Gibbons, Virgilio Yray, Sept. 3;
Michael Kammer, Sept. 4; Diana Lojewski, Sept. 5; Delores Rolls,
Dennis Jones, Jeff Wenzel, Sept. 6; Michael Barnes, Nancy Porfido,
Sept. 7; Caesar Niglio, Sept. 9; Donald Tietje, Sept. 11; Paula Manns,
Sept. 12; Paula Davis, Sept. 13; William Briddell, Sept. 16; Kenyatta
Collins, Sept. 20; Thomas Boghosian, Sept. 21; Barbara Warner, Barbara Heard, Sept. 22; August Daquila, Marge Mettille, Amy Shelton, Sept. 24; Lewis Miller, Sept. 29.

REMINDER: Cafeteria Opening Delayed; Food Options Available at Food Truck, STEM


Food options available at STEM.

The opening of the newly renovated cafeteria will be delayed, so beginning 7 a.m., Aug. 29, Nobil Food Service, our new cafeteria vendor, will have grab-and-go options available at STEM, including a variety of healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner options.

Seating is also available at the STEM Building.

3 Guys Rolling Pies Food Truck will be located in the quad serving a variety of pizza, burgers and fried cheesecake, as well.

The cafeteria is scheduled to open in mid-September.

We apologize in advance for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Atlantic Cape Faculty and Staff Create ‘5-0’ Photo to Celebrate College’s 50th Anniversary



Atlantic Cape faculty, staff, Board of Trustees and Foundation Board members gathered together at the Mays Landing Campus on Thursday, Aug. 25, to create a human 5-0 photo to celebrate the college’s  50th anniversary of creating opportunity for Atlantic and Cape May County residents.

The college will kick off a yearlong series of 50th anniversary events with a Community Day, noon-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. The event is  free and open to the public and will feature music by Seven Stone, face painting, a drone  demonstration, food trucks, paintball, Blackhawk Helicopter tours, Atlantic City Aquarium’s Traveling Touch Tank Exhibit, craft and nonprofit vendors and much more.

To learn more about Atlantic Cape’s 50th anniversary, visit

Here’s the Scoop–Aug. 25, 2016

Our condolences to Dee Rolls, science labs, on the loss of her brother, Walter Rolls, Sr. of Towsen, Md. He was 65.

A service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. at Macedonia United Methodist Church, 941 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City, NJ. Burial is private.

Expressions may be sent to Dee at 4958 Winterbury Drive, Mays Landing, NJ 08330.

Our  condolences to Suzanne Haggerty, information systems & aviation studies, on the loss of her mother, Mary Ann Campbell of North Cape May. She was 79.

A service will be held noon, Sunday, Aug. 28, at Spilker Funeral Home, 815 Washington St., Cape May, where visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-noon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the CMC Animal Shelter Trust Fund, DN 501B, 110 Shelter Road, Cape May Court House, NJ, 08210. Flowers are appreciated and encouraged.

Visit for more information and condolences.

Nancy Porfido, student development, and Paula Davis, counseling and support services, completed training to earn certifications in Higher Education Risk Management through the Higher Education Risk Management Certification Institute.


From left, Nancy Porfido, student development; Brett A. Sokolow, president and CEO, The NCHERM Group; and Paula Davis, counseling and support services.

Therése Halscheid, creative writing and English, will share her poetry and visual art, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Community Arts Center, 414 Plush Mill Road, in Wallingford, Pa.

Halscheid has authored five poetry collections, the latest of which is Frozen Latitudes. Her writing has appeared in numerous journals, among them The Gettysburg Review, Tampa Review and Sou’wester.

Cape May Campus Library Closed for Maintenance

The Cape May Campus library is closed for maintenance until further notice. Anyone with an indoor air quality concern should contact Kathryn Flynn, R.N., who is designated to field indoor air quality questions and concerns, at 609-343-5112 or

For information about use of libraries at the Mays Landing or Worthington Atlantic City campuses during this time, please contact Janet Marler, associate dean, academic supports services, at 609-343-4937 or

REMINDER: 5-0 Photo to Celebrate 50th Anniversary 12:30 p.m. TOMORROW

Employees and retirees are invited to participate in creating a photo of a 5-0 to commemorate Atlantic Cape Community College’s 50th Anniversary, 12:30 p.m., TOMORROW, Aug. 25, at the Mays Landing Campus.

In order to participate, employees will wear their red or blue 50th Anniversary polo shirts for the photo, and meet outside of J-Building.

Faculty polo shirts are available at the Division Office for pick-up.

Red or blue T-shirts will also be available for retirees who would like to participate in the photo.

Cape May and Atlantic City campus employees will be invited to participate in group photos in front of the 50th Anniversary Step and Repeat in their red or blue polo shirts in September.