Here’s the Scoop–Aug. 17, 2017

students standing in front of stage

Atlantic Cape Community College faculty and staff came together to provide the ultimate STEM experience for local youth. Staff and faculty that assisted with the execution of the program include: Otto Hernandez, Ravi Manimaran, Jennie Ayres, Jim Sacchinelli, Terry-Lynn Hamby, Rosanne M. Weiss, Bobbie Heard, Bo Zilovic, Haseeb Bukhari, Larry Young, Matt Miller, Mike Sargente, Neera Desai, Sean Clancy, Svetlana Marzelli, Tim Cwik, Dee Rolls, Emily Smyka and Robyn Berenato.

Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan, assistant professor of art, gave the first in a series of monthly artist’s talks at Nashville North Studios in Linwood. Two of her paintings are featured in the gallery’s current exhibition and she will continue to exhibit throughout the year with Nashville North.

painting of beach scene with umbrellas and ocean and people

“Beach Dwellers”, watercolor on paper by Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan

Cheryl will be the featured artist at La Bottega of Art Gallery in Millville with a reception from 6-9 p.m. on Third Friday Gallery Walk, Aug. 18. On Aug. 19 at 3 p.m., Cheryl will be talking about the works on display and the process of learning, thinking and making art. The reception and talk are free and open to the public. La Bottega’s address is 508 North High Street in Millville NJ.

To make a reservation for the artist’s talk on Saturday, August 19th please call gallery owner Maryann Cannon at (856) 765-0404.

A message from Paula Davis, director, Counseling and Support Services:

The Counseling and Support Services (CSS) area recognized 140 graduating students who participated in the Educational Opportunity Fund Program (EOF), Student Support Services (SSS), New Jersey Stars (NJSTARS) and the Center for Accessibility (CFA) programs at its annual CSS Awards Ceremony on May 5.

One of the highlights of the Awards Ceremony recognized 37 faculty and staff who were nominated by the graduating students, as being instrumental in their academic success. Throughout this portion of the ceremony, students personally acknowledged and shared stories and reflections about how this person went the “Extra Mile” to help them achieve academic and personal goals.  

Faculty and staff who were recognized as “Extra Milers” were Nick Alexander, Godfrey Barlett, Autumn Bennett, Robyn Berenato, Michael Bolicki, Heather Boone, Kenyatta Collins, Michael Forest, Keith Forrest, Michael Hackett, John Heenan, Lynette Ingram, Joy Jones-Carmack, Dennis Jones, Matthew Karp, Josette Katz, Linda Koch, Hal Lugerner, Jolie Master, Jean McAlister, Kelly McClay, Lucille Mclynn, Doug Mills, William Osler, Anita Polano, Dr. Alice Riney, Richard Russell, Reeva Salki, Beth Sandes, Jane Satterthwaite, Christine Scarpa, Ramona Smith, Ellen Splaver, Vita Stovall, John Stratton, Jeff Wenzel and Dean Wyks.

Dr. Mitchell Levy, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, and the CSS staff would like to thank all the “Extra Miler” faculty and staff who take the extra step to encourage students to reach their academic potential. The CSS staff includes Paula Stewart Davis, director; Educational Opportunity Fund Program (Anita Polanco, Ellen Splaver, Dennis Jones and Dolores Giannini); Student Support Services (Stacey Zacharoff, Lynette Ingram, Michael Forest and Krista Schmidt); New Jersey Stars (Victor Moreno) and the Center For Accessibility (Michael Barnes, Chad Bullock, Lucy McGlynn and Victor Moreno).   

Looking forward to another successful academic year.

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