Monthly Archives: August 2017

September Birthdays

Happy birthday to the full-time faculty and staff celebrating this month:

Tammy Taylor, Sept. 2; Richard Gibbons, Virgilio Yray, Sept. 3; Michael Kammer, Kelle Venturi, Sept. 4, Sept. 4; Delores Rolls, Dennis Jones, Jeff Wenzel, Sept. 6; Michael Barnes, Nancy Porfido, Sept. 7; Caesar Niglio, Sept. 9; Donald Tietje, Sept. 11; Paula Manns, Sept. 12; Paula Davis, Sept. 13; Kenyatta Collins, Sept. 20; Barbara Warner, Barbara Heard, Sept. 22; August Daquila, Marge Mettille, Amy Shelton, Sept. 24; Lewis Miller, Sept. 29.

Add a Fall Class at One of Atlantic Cape’s Three Campuses

Students can add classes to their fall schedules starting Sept 5, at any Atlantic Cape Community College location: the 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.

Add a class takes place at all three campuses, Sept. 5-11, during normal office hours, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and online until Sept. 11.

The following departments will be open late from 9 a.m.- 6:30 p.m., Sept. 5-7 and Sept. 11, at all three campuses: Admissions, Advisement, Counseling, Testing, Business Office and Enrollment Services, as well as Financial Aid offices.

Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. Payment is due at the time of registration. To register online or view an updated schedule of fall courses, visit For more information, email or call 609-343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.

Atlantic Cape Trustees Discuss Contracts, Approve July Meeting Minutes at August Meeting

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Board of Trustees met to discuss contracts for FY’18 in executive session on Aug. 23 at the Mays Landing Campus.

The Board of Trustees approved the July 25, 2017 minutes during regular session.

The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Mays Landing Campus. All are welcome to attend.

Atlantic Cape Offers Professional Certificate Programs To Prepare Students for Specific Jobs

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer 29 Professional Certificate Series programs this fall that gives students entry-level skills for specific jobs. Each series can be taken on a part-time basis in the day or evening with many courses available online. Students begin and end the program at their own pace, and many programs can be completed in one year. In addition, credits earned may be applied toward an Atlantic Cape associate degree.

Programs provide training in a variety of positions, ranging from an addiction counseling specialist to an unmanned aircraft specialist with many programs focusing on computer careers. Two such programs are the PC Specialist and the Web Design Professional. Continue reading

Careme’s Restaurant to Open for Lunch for Fall Semester; Farm-to-Table Cuisine Featured

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Careme’s, the student-run, gourmet restaurant at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts, will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 5.

The restaurant will offer an a la carte lunch menu with items including Tomato Escarole Soup with White Beans, a Chef’s Soup of the Day, Tossed Garden Salad, Baby Spinach and Mushroom Salad, Roasted Chicken Shepherd’s Pie, Steak Frites, Roasted Tomato Macaroni and Cheese, Southern Fried Chicken Sliders, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Grilled Eggplant and Roasted Pepper Sandwich, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Apple Raisin Crisp and Chocolate Crème Brulee. Continue reading

Reminder: Volunteers needed Sept. 5-9 to Welcome and Direct Students at Mays Landing Campus

Volunteers are needed for three “Welcome Tables” to help new students feel comfortable and prepared at the Mays Landing Campus the first week of classes.

Visit this link to schedule yourself for as many hours as your schedule allows. If you are available to assist, please request permission from your supervisor. Any questions, contact Student Affairs at ext. 5083 or

Instructions for sign-up: Please type your full name in as many “boxes” for Tuesday, Sept. 5, through Saturday, Sept. 9, as you can. The different days are at bottom of chart. After entering your name, just exit chart (you do not have to save). If possible, please wear Atlantic Cape shirt/hat/button/ID badge or lanyard, etc.

Because welcoming students is a college-wide priority, Atlantic City and Cape May County students will be greeted by staff as they enter those campuses.

Last Chance to Preregister for Atlantic Cape’s ‘5K Race for Opportunity’ on Sept. 9

2017 5kRace FlyerAtlantic 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 Make checks payable to Atlantic Cape Community College, and mail to 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ, 08330, attention: Anna Simmons. Online registration can be completed at 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 or Anna Simmons at

Affordable Online Semesters Run for Just Eight Weeks Beginning Sept. 5, Oct. 30 at Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer new online semesters beginning Sept. 5 for students who want to add a class to their schedule or anyone interested in continuing their education with the convenience of not having to leave home. A second eight-week online session is offered Oct. 30.

Classes include: Introduction to Business, Principles of Marketing, Introduction to Computers, Composition I, Statistical Methods, Business Law I, Composition II, Microeconomics and Statistical Methods. The classes run for just eight weeks and only cost $154 per credit.male student reading book working on laptop

These courses lead to any degree programs Atlantic Cape offers entirely online, including: Business, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Systems Support, Database Design and Development, General Studies, History, Literature, Office Systems Technology, Psychology and Social Science. Continue reading

Dedication In Memory of NJ State Trooper Frankie L. Williams on Sept. 15

Atlantic Cape Community College and Rutgers University invite you to attend a dedication in memory of New Jersey State Trooper Frankie L. Williams at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at Building Q-Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College.

For more information, email Brittine Pratt at

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Atlantic Cape Offers Graphic and Web Design Workshops this Fall

hand using digital pen mouse padAtlantic Cape Community College will offer a series of web and graphic design workshops for individuals interested in learning about photo manipulation and website creation.

Introduction to WordPress teaches participants the power and ease of using WordPress to create websites, beginning Sept. 18. Some of the topics that will be covered include design and development basics, blogging, themes, content, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), branding, categories and tags. Cost is $299. Continue reading