Here’s the Scoop–March 24, 2017

In celebration of National Poetry Month, faculty and staff are invited to a discussion, NJ Poets, Past & Present: Whitman to Williams & More. Led by retired English professor Elinor Mattern, the event will be held Tuesday, April 11, at 12:30 p.m. on the Mays Landing  Campus, Cafeteria C3, and will be telecast to the other campuses. To receive your packet of select poems prior to the event, RSVP to Maryann Flemming-McCall, mccall@atlantic.edu, ext. 4987. This event is sponsored by the Instructional Resource Committee.


The 2017 Jersey Shore Science Fair was held on March 18 at Stockton University. Students from Cape May, Atlantic, Ocean and Monmouth counties in grades 612 competed in 14 different categories for the chance to move on to the next level of competition, The Delaware Valley Science Fair.

The following Atlantic Cape students, employees and faculty served as judges at the science fair:

Kevin Bendetti, Eileen Curristine, James Eberwine, Agnes Galiano, Michael Hackett, Eliza Kuc, Rita Marcon, Melanie Schroer, Paul Vu, Zhe Xu, Bo Zilovic and Chief Judge Rosanne Weiss.

Everyone enjoyed talking to the students and seeing the fascinating projects.


A note from Donna Marie McElroy, Circle K Club Adviser:

Five members of Atlantic Cape’s Circle K Club attended the New Jersey District Convention in Edison, March 17-19. They attended leadership workshops, participated in a service project creating gift baskets for families who stay at the local Ronald McDonald House, and interacted with Circle K Club members from Stockton, Rowan, Rutgers and TCNJ. Circle K’s motto is “Live to serve, love to serve.”  Pictured left to right are: Anthony Patrizi, Mazhural Hague, Ryan Grant, Brittany Barnett, Donna Marie McElroy (club adviser) and Molly Thompson (who was the District Editor for this past year).

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Thanks to all who supported our bake sales, especially at the Mays Landing Campus, which helped us pay for some costs to attend this convention


Information Systems and Aviation Studies adjunct instructors John Livezey and Rosanne Weiss served as judges at the Second Annual Computer Science Teacher’s Association High School Programming Competition held at Stockton University on March 17. Over 125 high school students from Atlantic and Ocean counties competed in the event.


Therese Halscheid, senior adjunct of creative writing and English, presented at the Write Stuff Writers Conference, sponsored by the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group. She facilitated two workshops: The Artful Poem and Writing From the Inside Out, and provided feedback in an on-the-spot critique session. This year’s annual two-day conference took place March 24-25, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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