Monthly Archives: January 2018

Atlantic Cape’s Art Gallery Features Artist Treacy Ziegler’s ‘Inside Out’ Exhibit for a Limited Time

drawing of a man and an owlAtlantic Cape Community College’s art gallery will host “Inside Out,” an exhibit showcasing artwork by artist Treacy Ziegler in varied media as well as works by four prisoners from her prison workshops; including paper cast sculpture made from the letters of prisoners incarcerated throughout the United States. The exhibit will be on display from Feb. 6-March 10.

Since graduating from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Ziegler, of Newfield, New York, has been featured in over 35 solo exhibitions in the United States and in Canada, including an exhibition at the Herbert Johnson Art Museum of Cornell University and the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira New York. An artist of intellect, distinction and compassion, she is the recipient of numerous awards and author of papers on art, identity, and philosophy, while also cited for teaching art to prisoners in solitary confinement. Working with both printmaking and oil paints, Ziegler constructs large images of fleeting light surrounded by darkness, resulting in subjective narratives for the viewer to discover and unravel. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Offers New Emergency Medical Responder Course

The Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College is offering a new emergency medical responder course at the college’s Atlantic City Campus this spring.

This course is designed for police, firefighters, schoolteachers or anyone with the potential to the first at the scene of a medical emergency. It will provide immediate basic lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical services system. EMRs have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional EMS resources to arrive. Continue reading

Upcoming Events at Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College is hosting the following events during the month of February:

Feb. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Inc. presents “A Time for Change: Civil Rights in New Jersey,” hosted by Student Activities in honor of Black History Month, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in the Student Center lobby of the Mays Landing Campus.

Feb. 6, 12:30 p.m.: Artist lecture with Treacy Ziegler on her exhibit “Inside Out,” featured at Atlantic Cape’s art gallery, at 12:30 p.m. in the art gallery located in D Building of the Mays Landing Campus. The exhibit showcases her works as well as works by four prisoners from her prison workshops. Continue reading

Tickets on Sale for the March 28 Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala at Harrah’s Resort

female culinary student serves food to two women and man

Guests dine on hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at last year’s Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala.

Tickets are now on sale for South Jersey’s premier food and beverage fundraising event. The 35th annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will take place on Wednesday, March 28, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.

The annual event celebrates food by highlighting hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and showcasing the specialties of 40 of the region’s best restaurants during a progressive dining experience Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Scholarships Available; Filing Deadline is Feb. 9

The filing deadline for Atlantic Cape Community College’s 2018 Student Scholarship Application Packet is fast approaching. Applications are due by Friday, Feb. 9. Atlantic Cape offers a variety of merit- and need-based scholarships for students who are continuing their studies at Atlantic Cape or transferring to another college in the fall. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–Jan. 26, 2018

men and women sitting and standing around table

Georgian Court University and Atlantic Cape Community College have signed a dual admissions and guaranteed admissions agreement that will provide a range of benefits to students who want to transition from community college to a private, four-year institution.

The agreement, which is effective Fall 2018, offers a seamless transition for Atlantic Cape students after they earn their associate degree. They will also benefit from special advising, generous transfer credits, and eligibility for expanded scholarships that will put Atlantic Cape graduates that much closer to earning a bachelor’s degree. Continue reading

Eight Complete Academy of Culinary Arts Short-term Training Program


eight culinary students and their instructor smile

From left, Salvatore Storione of Ventnor, Derwin Powell of Pleasantville, Martin Deangelis of Ventnor, Jennifer Green of Atlantic City, Culinary Training Program instructor Steve Cozzi of Cape May Court House, Leida Brenes of Galloway, Bernardo Tapia Huerta of Wildwood and Kathleen Lescas of Northfield, before the Academy of Culinary Arts Noncredit Certificate Ceremony, Thursday, Jan. 25. (Not pictured, Sung Park of Egg Harbor Township)


On Jan. 25, eight students were recognized for completing the Academy of Culinary Arts four-month noncredit training program. The ceremony was held in the Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus.

The program began with Chef Kelly McClay, dean of the Academy of Culinary Arts, welcoming guests, followed by remarks by Dr. Josette Katz, interim vice president of academic affairs at Atlantic Cape. Continue reading