Monthly Archives: August 2016

Academy of Culinary Arts Announces Fall Open House Dates

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will host several open houses this fall for prospective students who love to cook and are interested in starting a career in the culinary field.

The open houses are planned for noon, Friday, Sept. 16; 1-3 p.m. at the college-wide open house, Sunday, Oct. 16; 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17; and 9-11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 9, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, M-Building.

The Academy offers two-year degree programs in culinary arts, baking and pastry, and food service management, and specialization programs in hot foods, baking and pastry, food service management and catering. Continue reading

Cafeteria Opening Delayed; Food Options Available

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.

Jersey Jax Pizza 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.

5-0 Photo to Celebrate 50th Anniversary Aug. 25

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., Thursday, 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. Continue reading

Fleet Reserve Association Atlantic City Branch 13 Scholarship Established

Veterans Donation

Atlantic City’s Fleet Reserve Association Branch 13 (FRA) members Albert Davenport, president and 1974 Atlantic Cape graduate; Robert Campbell, membership chair; and Robert McNulty, legislative affairs, presented a $1,000 donation to Dr. Peter Mora, Atlantic Cape Community College president, Aug. 11.

This donation establishes The Fleet Reserve Association Atlantic City Branch 13 Scholarship, which will be available to student veterans or students in active service attending Atlantic Cape in the Fall 2017 semester.

Mora Coin

Branch 13 President Albert Davenport presents Dr. Mora with the Fleet Reserve Association Challenge Coin.

Here’s The Scoop–Aug. 18, 2016

Lehmans_Barn

“Lehman’s Barn, “Watercolor and Gouache on Paper, by Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan.

Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan, assistant professor of art, will have her exhibit, “All Things Considered,” a mid-career retrospective displayed Aug. 19-Sept. 11 at the Riverfront Renaissance Center, 22 North High Street, in Millville.

A gallery talk will be held at 5:30 p.m. with a reception following from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19, to kick off the exhibit. The gallery is closed Mondays and the Sunday before Labor Day. The show includes paintings, prints and mixed media works, as well as over a dozen sketchbooks.

Call for Artwork for Faculty, Staff, Alumni Exhibit

All Atlantic Cape employees and staff  are invited to submit art works in two- or three-dimensional media for inclusion in the 2016 Faculty Staff Exhibit, “Showcase Atlantic Cape 2016,” in the college art gallery, located in the Spangler Library on the Mays Landing Campus. For the first time, the exhibit will include artwork from invited alumni.

Artwork can be dropped off at the gallery:

  • Wednesday, Aug.  31 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 1 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 2 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Each college employee can submit up to five pieces of artwork for exhibit including photographs, paintings, sculpture and fiber art­. Two-dimensional work needs to be framed and wired for hanging. The exhibit runs Sept. 9-Oct. 7.

Work can be picked up during the closing reception, 2:30-4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7, or the following Monday-Wednesday (Oct. 10 – 12) during gallery hours.

Contact Joyce Hagen at jhagen@atlantic.edu if you have questions or would like to schedule a drop-off different than the times listed above.

Baking and Pastry Workshops with Chef Marylou D’Angelo Offered at Academy of Culinary Arts Beginning in September

photo of pieces of breadHave you ever wanted to learn how to bake your own bread or create your own pastries? Then join Chef Marylou D’Angelo at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College for her baking and pastry workshop series, beginning in September, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Bread Baking I: European Breads will offer the hands-on experience on baking Vienna Bread, Focaccia and Olive Bread, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Bread II: Trendy Breads explores how to make San Francisco Sour Dough Bread, Rosemary Pull-Apart Bread and Handmade Pretzels, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28. Continue reading

Last Chance to Register; Fall Classes Begin Aug. 29 at Atlantic Cape

There is still time to register for the fall semester at Atlantic Cape Community College. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 29.

Register online at www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, weekdays, 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. The college is closed Friday, Aug. 19.

The last day to register in person is Friday, Aug. 26. Registration continues online through Sunday, Aug. 28. Continue reading

Heavy Equipment Delivered to Quad this Week; Use Safe Walkways, Caution

A message from Facilities:

Ogren Construction and their site contractor will be delivering heavy equipment to the Student Success site in the quad this week.

This is in preparation for them to start building the construction access road and clearing of the site for the new building on Wednesday.

All pedestrians should exercise caution and use safe walkways that have been set up for the duration of construction while walking by the construction area.

Questions? Contact Facilities at ext. 5127.

Atlantic Cape Community College Kicks off 50th Anniversary with Community Day Sept. 17

AtlanticCape_50 _logo-02Atlantic Cape Community College will celebrate its 50th anniversary of creating opportunity for Atlantic and Cape May County residents with a series of commemorative events during the 2016-2017 school year at all three of its campuses.

The college will kick off the yearlong series of events with a Community Day, noon-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Continue reading