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.

Add a Fall Class at One of Atlantic Cape’s Three Campuses

Students can add classes to their fall schedules starting Aug. 29, at any Atlantic Cape Community College location: the 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.

Add a class takes place at all three campuses, Aug. 29 – Sept. 2, during normal office hours, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and online until Sept. 4. Continue reading

Volunteers Needed Aug. 29, 30 to Direct Students on ML Campus

Due to construction on the Mays Landing Campus, volunteers are needed for the first two days of the semester to direct students where they need to go.

Volunteers will help guide students that need access to J-Building from the quad, through C-Building, and back.  We need volunteers out in full force the first two days of classes, Monday, Aug. 29, and Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 7:30 a.m.- 7 p.m.

Volunteers will be staffed in two-hour increments.  If you are available to assist, please request permission from your supervisor and contact Jennifer Martucci at ext. 5672 or email so coverage can be coordinated.

Atlantic Cape Offers Medical Assistant Program; New Evening Hybrid Option Available

25017601804_3bef4c9778_zThe Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College offers a comprehensive Medial Assistant Training Program at the college’s Atlantic City Campus this fall, in two different formats.

Medical Assistant, Daytime, Classroom Option is offered in a traditional format of classroom instruction and some online work, meeting Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., beginning Oct. 10.

Medical Assistant, Evening, Hybrid Option is a more flexible option that allows students to complete most coursework online, with skills lab instruction, 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning Sept. 20. Students must register by end of day Monday, Sept. 12. Continue reading