Monthly Archives: September 2016

NOTICE: Tree Trimming Oct. 1 at Mays Landing Campus

Be advised there will be tree trimming operations on the Mays Landing Campus Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at 8:30 a.m.. The contractor will take appropriate measures to ensure the safety of faculty and students on campus.

The work will include trimming of trees along the M-building walkway to C-building and the removal of three holly trees in from of C-building. This work is a code requirement to provide access for fire apparatus to the new Student Success and Career Planning Center.
Contact Ed Perkins at ext. 6811 with questions.

Here’s the Scoop–Sept. 30, 2016

Our condolences to Anne Osman, workforce development, on the loss of her beloved mother, Jeanne Butrym of Manahawkin.

Expressions may be sent to Anne at 177 4th Avenue, Estell Manor, NJ 08319.

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors confirmed Vice President, student affairs and dean of the Cape May County Campus Dr. Mitchell Levy’s appointment to fill the Board seat vacated by Dr. Richard Perniciaro. Dr. Levy will be installed as a director at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Installation Dinner on Oct. 20 along with our other new directors. Continue reading

Accomplishments–Sept. 30, 2016

Robyn McCullough, admissions, graduated from Neumann University on Aug. 18, 2016. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Studies with a GPA of 3.90. McCullough is also 2012 Atlantic Cape graduate.

Janet Marler, associate dean of Academic Support Services, was appointed to the New Jersey Library Network Review Board by State Librarian Mary Chute for a two-year term.  The board’s purpose is to advise the State Librarian on matters related to statewide and inter-regional programs and services, including interaction and linkage between the New Jersey Library Network with other state’s networks and national networks.

Recruitment Roundup–September 2016

Check out where the Admissions & College Recruitment Team have been throughout the month of September!

Sept. 8: Atlantic County Institute of Tech. – Back-to-School Night, Absegami High School – Back-to-School Night, Cedar Creek High School – Back-to-School Night, Oakcrest High School – Back-to-School Night, Lower Cape May Regional HS – Back-to-School Night

Sept. 13: Camden Catholic High School College Fair in Cherry Hill

Sept. 14: Middle Township High School Back-to-School Night, Egg Harbor Township High School Back-to-School Night

Sept. 15: Taj Mahal Job Fair (Atlantic City Campus), Mainland Regional High School Back-to-School Night Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Eyes Student Success with New Center

dsc_1876Atlantic Cape Community College is a leader on student success and retention efforts, and the college broke ground Sept. 29—50 years after the original college groundbreaking—on a new facility that will boost these endeavors.

The $10.3 million Student Success and Career Planning Center at the Mays Landing Campus will support the college’s growing Student Success Initiatives. The two-story, 20,000-square-foot building will house student activities on the first floor and the Student Success and Career Planning Center on the second floor.

The first floor will house traditional student center activities and centralize student clubs, the student newspaper and student recreation. On the second floor, the center will offer guidance and resources to assist students in making informed decisions about career choices, including career counseling and access to computers for job searches, and support other success initiatives. Continue reading

Trustees Approve Contracts, Personnel Matters at September Meeting

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Board of Trustees met Sept. 27 to approve personnel matters, contracts and purchases at the Mays Landing Campus.

Purchases, Contracts Approved:

–Revision to the Student Success and Career Planning Center bid for alterations bringing the total cost to $13,543,510 to Arthur J. Ogren Inc. of Vineland.

–Mold remediation services, Restoration Management Inc., West Berlin, and MDG Environmental of Maple Shade, $20,660.

–PBX telephone support for FY’17, Tricomm Services Corporation, Moorestown, $60,000.

–Authorizing the college to cancel the remaining contract with Access4ALL and allocate those funds to adjusting the contract with Salome Heyward and Associates to fulfill service outlined in the consent decree with the National Federation for the Blind. Continue reading

October Birthdays

Happy Birthday to those full-time faculty and staff celebrating this month!

Timothy Mangano, Oct. 1; John Atsu-Swanzy, Oct. 2; Daymis Alicea, Richard Luderitz, John Thompson, Oct. 3; Karl Giulian, Oct. 6; Sherwood Taylor, Oct. 7; Tree McCann, Oct. 9; Kathleen Fritz, Vita Stovall, Oct. 11; Patricia Heller, Beth Sanders, Oct. 12; Richard Kalman, Oct. 13; Robert Benner, Oct. 14; Joyce Thurlow, Oct. 16; Leslie Jamison, Oct. 22; Mike Kernan, Oct. 23; Thomas DiPietro, Oct. 24; Kim Oliveto, Oct. 25; John Heenan, Oct. 27; Gene LoPresti, Effie Russell, Oct. 29; Camille Levy, Oct. 30.