Monthly Archives: June 2018

Atlantic Cape Scholarships Available for New Students; Application Deadline Fast Approaching

For the first time, new students can apply online at atlantic.edu for incoming scholarships for Fall 2018 at Atlantic Cape Community College. The deadline to apply is June 30.

There is currently $106,000 total in scholarships available for incoming new students to help reduce college expenses. To learn about the many scholarships being offered or to apply, visit http://www.atlantic.edu/finaid/scholarships.html.

For additional scholarship information, contact the Financial Aid Office at 609-343-5082 or 625-1111, ext. 5082, or email finaid@atlantic.edu. In Cape May County, call 609-463-4774, ext. 6788.

Time is Running Out to Register for Atlantic Cape’s Second Summer Session

Atlantic Cape Community College is offering a variety of credit courses online and in person this summer to accommodate a range of lifestyles. Whether you’re a current student, recent high school graduate or attending a four-year college and home for the summer, you can earn credits toward your degree during Atlantic Cape’s summer sessions. Choose from courses in art, aviation, business, communication, computers, English, math, science and more. The second session runs June 25-Aug. 16 and the in-person registration deadline is June 21. Students can still register online, by fax or mail through June 24.

Students can register at the college’s 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. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape’s Weekly Farmers Market Kicks Off on June 28 with American Idol Contestant Maddie Hogan

For the first time, Atlantic Cape Community College will host a farmers market from 2:30-6 p.m. on ten Thursdays, June 28-Aug. 30, at the college’s Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road. The weekly market aims to support local growers and businesses by bringing the community together to shop, talk, eat and cultivate new connections. Patrons will also enjoy live music from local musicians while they shop. Maddie Hogan, a contestant on the 2016 season of American Idol, will perform at the first market on June 28.

The market will host a wide array of local vendors including Air Plant Artistry, Busy Bees NJ, Kona Ice Cape May, Mermaid Mutineer, Rea’s Farm and Rosa de Oro Mexican Food Truck.

For more information or to become a vendor, contact Mari Zgombic at 609-463-3619 or mzgombic@atlantic.edu or visit http://www.atlantic.edu/capemay.

 

Summer Classes Forming Now for Atlantic Cape’s Cape May County Campus

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Classes are forming now for Atlantic Cape Community College’s Summer Session Three at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House.

Courses include:

Summer Session Three, July 9-Aug. 16: Human Anatomy Physiology II, Criminal Law, Composition II, U.S. History II and General Psychology.

Additional classes are available online and at Atlantic Cape’s campuses in Mays Landing and Atlantic City. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–June 7, 2018

woman speaking at podiumDr. Denise Coulter, dean of liberal studies served as the keynote speaker for the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Graduating Ambassador Event held at the GSJS PAC center in Farmingdale in May 2018. Approximately 30 graduating seniors were in attendance along with family members and trustees and employees of the GSJSCoulter encouraged the Ambassadors to pursue their dreams while keeping an open mind about pursuing unexpected opportunities when they arise. She discussed how the skills women acquire in Girl Scouts — leadership, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking — can be beneficial in navigating an ever-changing job market.


A message from Anna Simmons, College Relations: 

To all my colleagues and friends,

My heart is overjoyed with the love that was shown to me at my retirement party. I will always remember the kindness, laughter, tears, smiles and kind words. You all are my extended family and this is the beginning of my new life but I will never forget all that I’ve learned and experienced during my time at Atlantic Cape.  All my love. I wish you all good health. Thank you. Continue reading

Gerald Fox Named 2018 Part-time Employee of the Year at Atlantic Cape

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Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, congratulates Gerald Fox on his award of being named the 2018 Part-time Employee of the Year at Atlantic Cape.

Gerald “Gerry” Fox of Egg Harbor City has been named the 2018 Part-time Employee of the Year at Atlantic Cape Community College. He has a bachelor’s degree from Stockton University in communication studies with a minor in business studies; and was hired at Atlantic Cape on Feb. 9, 2015.

Since being nominated in April for the award, Fox was transferred to the Instructional Technology Department at the college’s Mays Landing Campus under the supervision of Michelle Perkins, director, Instructional Technology. Prior to the transfer, he worked in the Faculty Support Office, reporting to Dr. Denise Coulter, dean of liberal studies.

“Gerald is an exceptional employee with good humor and stalwart work ethic which makes him an invaluable part of the Atlantic Cape family,” was a quote from one of the many nominations he received.

June Birthdays

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

Apisit Vichienrat, Connie Walton, Zhe Xu, June 1; Thomas Hughes, June 2; Joshua Carroll, June 3; Timothy Cliggett, June 5; Norman Gray, June 6; William Smith, June 9; Michael Bates, Patrice Leatherberry, June 11; Svetlana Marzelli, June 12; Donna Vassallo, June 15; Michael McHale, June 16; Edner Brevil, June 22; Valerie Weller, June 24; Kristin Jackson, June 25; John Feldbauer, June 27.

Atlantic Cape Scholarships Available for New Students; Filing Deadline is June 30

For the first time, new students can apply online at atlantic.edu for incoming scholarships for Fall 2018 at Atlantic Cape Community College. The deadline to apply is June 30.

There is currently $106,000 total in scholarships available for incoming new students, of which $68,000 is specifically for Cape May County residents.

To learn about the many scholarships being offered or to apply, visit http://www.atlantic.edu/finaid/scholarships.html.

For additional scholarship information, contact the Financial Aid Office at 609-343-5082 or 625-1111, ext. 5082, or email finaid@atlantic.edu. In Cape May County, call 609-463-4774, ext. 5082.

Fourth Annual Atlantic Cape Alumni Bash Scheduled for June 17

Atlantic Cape Community College alumni, family and friends are invited to the fourth annual Atlantic Cape Community College Alumni Bash on Sunday, June 17, at Morey’s Piers in Wildwood. Check-in will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rendezvous Beach Picnic Pavilion located at Mariner’s Landing Pier.

Attendants will enjoy admission to all three amusement parks and Raging Waters Water Park, as well as an all-you-can-eat lunch, provided by the Atlantic Cape Alumni Association.

To purchase alumni-priced tickets, visit www.atlantic.edu/alumni. If the event is canceled due to inclement weather, rain tickets will be issued and valid for use on any day through Sept. 1, 2018.  For more information, contact Kristin Jackson at 609-463-3621 or kjackson@atlantic.edu.

Free ESL Classes being offered at Atlantic Cape’s Atlantic City Campus June 4-Aug. 9

Beginning today, La Casa Dominicana New Jersey is offering free ESL classes at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.

The 40-hour program meets 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, June 4-Aug. 9. A graduation ceremony will be held for participants on Aug. 9.

To learn more about the program or enroll, contact Luis Rodriguez at 609-334-2563.