Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mays Landing Campus Cafeteria Opening Thursday, Sept. 29

The Mays Landing Campus will have a “soft opening” with a limited menu this week.

Nobil will offer cafeteria services Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The STEM cafe will be open 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, and 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.,Friday.
The cafeteria will begin full service operations beginning Monday, Oct. 3.

‘Financial Aid Nights’ Workshops Offer Free Help to Students and Families

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Financial Aid and Admissions Offices are hosting free “Financial Aid Nights” workshops at the college’s three campuses this semester.

Students and parents can attend any of the following workshops:

Cape May County Campus—341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House

  • Tuesday, Oct. 18, 5:30 p.m.—Room 118

Mays Landing Campus—5100 Black Horse Pike

  • Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m.—Room M129 (Academy of Culinary Arts Building)

Atlantic City Campus—1535 Bacharach Blvd.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m.—Room 204

These free workshops will cover the following topics: understanding the components of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and recent changes; types of financial aid available; scholarship opportunities and important deadlines and documents.

Registration is strongly encouraged and can be made by calling Carol Fraone at 609-343-5009 or

Crest Wealth Management Signs on as Honors Sponsor for Oct. 7 Golf Tournament


From left, Heather Cripps, operations manager of Crest Wealth Management Operations; Tod Shoffler, vice president and wealth advisor of Crest Wealth Management; Dr. Peter Mora, president of Atlantic Cape Community College; and Jay Ford, president and CEO of Crest Savings Bank.

Dr. Peter L. Mora, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, accepted a $2,500 check from Crest Wealth Management on behalf of The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, Sept. 23, in Wildwood. The check is for an Honors Sponsorship in support of the Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships Golf Tournament Oct. 7 at the Cape May National Golf Club. Through the sponsorship, Crest Wealth Management will not only support the tournament directly, but will also fund a $500 scholarship for Atlantic Cape students.

Crest Wealth Management and Crest Savings Bank are generous, long-time supporters of Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation and its mission to assist the college and students from local communities.   Continue reading

Academy of Culinary Arts Graduate and Former ‘Cake Wars’ Contestant Shares Gravity-Defying Cake Demonstration with Students


Academy of Culinary Arts student Alexandria Falciani of Hammonton, left, and Jaime LaPinta of Toms River display the gravity-defying cakes. Falciani made the spiders out of modeling chocolate to complement the Halloween-themed cakes.

Students in Chef Educator Annmarie Chelius’ Advanced Decorative Concepts class at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College got a firsthand look at the techniques that go into making a gravity-defying cake, Monday, Sept. 26. Continue reading

Last Chance to Register for Oct. 7 Golf Tournament; Hole-in-One Prizes include $25,000

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The annual Scramble ‘Fore’ Scholarships Golf Tournament raised $21,000 for student scholarships.

Time is running out to participate in the in the 2016 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships golf tournament, Friday, Oct. 7, at the Cape May National Golf Club.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by a scramble format, with a shotgun-start at 12:30 p.m.

Player fees, which include a complimentary gift, lunch and awards dinner, are $150 per person or $500 per foursome. Golfers can participate in a variety of skills challenges, including closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests. Individuals and businesses can also support the event through sponsorship opportunities ranging from $125 to $5,000. Continue reading

Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus–Sept. 23, 2016

Submitted by Linda Palmer

A 9/11 Remembrance Display

Student Services at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus hosted a remembrance display for victims of 9/11 for the week of Sept. 6.

A 9/11 remembrance bulletin board and a table display were set up with pictures and information asking students to do a good deed, charitable activity or other things to honor the 9/11 victims.


Accomplishments–Sept. 23, 2016

Michelle Washington Wilson, adjunct social sciences instructor, was a featured storyteller at the New Jersey Storytelling Festival, Sept. 18, at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton.

Professors Amy Shelton, Michele Leacott, Melissa Hatty and Bridget Temme-Soifer co-presented a webinar Aug. 23 hosted by the New Jersey Council of Community Colleges Center for Student Success. The reviewed Atlantic Cape’s Math Boot Camp, which was funded by two College Readiness Now grants and recognized by Gov. Chris Christie as the best developmental education intervention in the state under this grant. Click here for link to the webinar. Continue reading

College Invited to Attend Sept. 29 Groundbreaking for Student Success Center

The college community is invited to attend the official groundbreaking for the Student Success and Career Planning Center at the Mays Landing Campus at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29.The ceremony will be held on the Quad.

The college is a leader in focusing on student success and retention efforts, and this $10.3 million facility will support the Atlantic Cape’s growing Student Success Initiatives. The two-story building will house student activities on the first floor and the Student Success and Career Planning Center on the second floor. The Student Success 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.

Atlantic Cape Offers Substitute Teacher Seminar

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a new certification program for those interested in becoming substitute teachers. This 10-hour program provides an overview of the role and expectations of the substitute teacher, as well as the application and certification process. Upon completion, students will receive one Continuing Education Unit.

Training includes: Continue reading

‘Table Games – Quick Start’ Program Offered at Casino Career Institute

The Casino Career Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College has prepared more than 50,000 people for rewarding careers in gaming and continues to offer top-notch training for those who wish to enter the global casino profession.

CCI is offering a new program, “Table Games – Quick Start” in three different selections: Blackjack, Roulette or Baccarat (choose one); Craps and Carnival Games (two games for one price); and Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker or Pai Gow Tiles (choose one). Continue reading