Here’s the Scoop–Dec. 16, 2016

man holding book in front of Christmas treeJoseph F. Berenato, adjunct professor with the English department, is pleased to announce the release of his fourth book, A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY: EXPLORING STAR WARS COMICS. Co-edited by sci-fi scribe Rich Handley, featuring a foreword by comic book legend John Ostrander, and essays by industry professionals, A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY takes a critical look at the various incarnations of Star Wars comics over the last 40 years. The book is available in both print and Kindle editions and is now on sale on For a complete listing of Professor Berenato’s other works, see his Amazon Author page here.

The Atlantic Cape Choir took their show on the road, Friday, Dec. 9, traveling to the Vineland Veterans Home to perform their showcase as a part of the group’s community outreach initiative. Afterward, they stayed to support some local Girl Scouts who were also volunteering that evening and invited them to join the choir for an impromptu sing along to “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” for the residents before leaving for the evening. They were invited by the VFW Post 9462 Ladies Auxiliary.

choir singing in front of Christmas tree.

Hot off the heels of a Friday night performance, The Atlantic Cape Choir kept their show on the road. They performed a 45-minute show at the Hamilton Mall as a part of the mall’s “Sounds of the Season” series. Having visited Cumberland and Atlantic counties within the past few days, they will finish their performance season in Cape May County with a performance at the Ocean City Senior Center.

Due to the Holiday break, all paychecks dated Dec. 23 will be mailed Thursday, Dec. 22, to the address  on file with Human Resources. If you have moved, please notify Gorgianne Giordano in Human Resources or stop by the Human Resources Department (upstairs in J Building) to update your address so your check will be delivered to the correct address. Direct deposit will see no change in the Dec. 23 pay.

Reminder to faculty and staff, be sure to turn on your out-of-office email and voicemail greetings while away for the winter break.

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