Monthly Archives: July 2017

Still Time to Register for Fall Classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts

If you’ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, there is still time to register for fall 2017 classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College. ACA classes will begin Monday, Aug. 28.

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College recently was ranked the No. 1 culinary school in New Jersey by Best Choice Schools, and leads to 100 percent job placement.

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

Earn Your Degree Online at Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer more than 100 courses online this fall as an option for those unable to attend classes in a traditional setting. The college offers 13 associate degree programs entirely online, as well as credits toward any of the college’s 46 degree programs. Fall classes begin Sept. 5.

Register online at www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Thursday, 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.

Some online options this fall are: Financial Accounting, Essentials of Culinary Nutrition, Graphic Design, Criminal Law, Composition I, Educational Psychology, Western World I, College Algebra and more. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–July 13, 2017

Dr. Geralyn Michelfelder and Nursing Skills Lab Manager Deborah Seaman attended the International Nursing Association for Simulation and Learning Conference in Washington, D.C. from June 21-24. This is an annual conference for nurse educators, researchers, nurse managers and staff development professionals, and enables colleagues to share and gain current knowledge in nursing skills and simulation lab management and simulation enhanced education. Nurses and other healthcare professionals network with colleagues and exhibitors; and discuss best practice research, safety-related outcomes, competencies and challenges.

The Atlantic Cape Nursing Program implements many simulation experiences throughout the curriculum and the conference helps to develop the best evidence–based practice to accomplish student learning outcomes.

 


In June 2017, Dr. Curtis Andrews, a member of the Social Sciences Department, participated in a seminar at the University of Pennsylvania. The seminar was “Global Shifts: Urbanization, Migration, and Demography.” During this seminar, he had the pleasure of working with Dr. Samantha Powers, Ambassador to the United Nations during the Obama administration. On June 23, 2017, Dr. Andrews was selected by the KROC Institute as one of 30 recent scholars in International and Domestic Violence and Conflict Analysis. This honor was awarded after attending the University of Notre Dame’s famous Kroc Institute in conjunction with the United States Institute of Peace and the Keogh School of Global Affairs.

 


If you were unable to make Tuesday’s Farewell for Stacey Clapp and Andre Richburg, you can still stop in at the College Relations Department located in J Building, upstairs, to sign memory books for each of them.

Stacey Clapp’s final day is July 20, and Andre Richburg’s final day is July 31.

Atlantic Cape to Hold Paralegal Studies Information Session

Atlantic Cape Community College will hold an information session for those interested in learning more about careers, education and degrees in Paralegal Studies, 5-7 p.m., Monday, July 24, in the S Building lobby of the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

The Paralegal Studies Program is an American Bar Association-approved program. The open house is designed for those who are interested in learning more about the program. The program is intended to train students to become paralegals, not to provide training for lawyers or legal administrators. Atlantic Cape offers two Paralegal Studies degrees, an Associate in Applied Science and an Associate in Science. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape to Hold ‘5K Race for Opportunity’ on Sept. 9 at Cape May County Campus to Raise Money for Scholarships

people racingAtlantic Cape Community College will hold a “5K Race for Opportunity” on Sept. 9 at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.

Registration begins at 6 a.m.; the race begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 10 a.m. Cost is $20 for preregistration through Sept. 6, and $25 after and on the day of the race. Registration forms are available to download and print under “events” at http://www.atlantic.edu/50. Make checks payable to Atlantic Cape Community College, and mail to 5100 Black Horse Pike, May Landing, NJ, 08330, attention: Anna Simmons. Online registration can be completed at http://bit.ly/AtlanticCape5KRace through midnight on Sept. 7. All registration fees will go toward Atlantic Cape’s Foundation for scholarships.

Participants will receive a T-shirt; and prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers.

For more information contact Jean McAlister at mcaliste@atlantic.edu or Anna Simmons at simmons@atlantic.edu.

Save The Date: Inauguration of Dr. Barbara Gaba on Oct. 27, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Atlantic Cape Community College is pleased to announce the inauguration of Dr. Barbara Gaba as the ninth president of Atlantic Cape Community College on Oct. 27, 2017.

Installation Ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in the Walter Edge Theater and dinner will follow at Greate Bay Country Club at 6 p.m.

More details to come.

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Still Time to Register for Fall Classes at Atlantic Cape

There is still time to register for the fall semester at Atlantic Cape Community College. Fall semester classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 5.

Register online at www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Thursday, 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.

First-time Atlantic Cape students applying for fall semester are encouraged to inquire about Atlantic Cape’s Conditional Dual Admission agreements with Stockton, Fairleigh Dickinson and Rutgers universities. Continue reading

In The News – July 6, 2017

newspaperThe Cape May County Herald posted here about the college awarding over $200,000 in scholarships to students.

Dr. Richard Perniciaro, executive vice president, Planning, Research and Facilities and dean, Worthington Atlantic City Campus, was quoted in this Philadelphia Magazine article about Atlantic City casinos.

Dr. Richard Perniciaro, executive vice president, Planning, Research and Facilities and dean, Worthington Atlantic City Campus, was quoted in this Press of Atlantic City article about MGM and Caesars looking to partner on project in Atlantic City, and here by NJGamblingSites.com.

ShoreNewsToday.com featured Atlantic Cape’s first South Jersey Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival hereContinue reading

Greetings from the Cape May County Campus–July 6, 2017

five women standing smiling

Dr. Tammy DeFranco, director of Student Services at the Cape May County Campus, presented an art program to the Upper Township Senior Group that visited the campus on June 22. The seniors viewed the art show from the Aging and Disability Services, toured the campus, were provided with SAGES information, and worked on two art projects (a picture frame and a jewelry box). They had a wonderful time and thought the college campus was beautiful and said the same about the artwork.


Congratulations to part-time faculty support, Deanna Dieterly, on her graduation from Cumberland County College. Deanna graduated with an Office Administration Associate in Applied Science degree and a Government Office certificate. Way to go Deanna…we are proud of you. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–July 6, 2017

Academy of Culinary Arts graduate Juliana Torres Santiago spoke about the academy’s programs at the Galloway Township Middle School’s Career Fair on June 8.

She presented a slideshow of the items she and her classmates made in the classes and answered questions from the students.  It was evident that her presentation was well received by the students based on the attention given to her talk.

Santiago will receive her associate degree in May 2018.


Dr. Mitchell Levy, vice president of Student Affairs and dean of the Cape May County Campus; Ken Litwak, Council on Compulsive Gambling of N.J., Inc.; and Natalia Wilber, Cape May Healthy Community Coalition coordinator; all members of the Steering Committee of the Cape May Health Community Coalition, represented the coalition at the “Connecting Communities Training” at the National Conference Center in East Windsor on June 29. Continue reading