Monthly Archives: July 2018

Atlantic Cape Faculty Teach English in Europe This Summer

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From left, Maureen Scalia, Shirley Shields, Gwen McIntyre, Rich Russell, Elinor Mattern and Nathan Long during one of their excursions while visiting and teaching in Central Europe.

Atlantic Cape Community College faculty had an experience this summer unlike most, where they had the opportunity to teach, as well as to learn, at one of the largest and oldest universities in Central Europe.

Elinor Mattern of Bloomfield, retired assistant professor of English at Atlantic Cape; Gwen McIntyre of Ocean City, associate professor of ESL at Atlantic Cape; Shirley Shields of Egg Harbor Township, associate professor of ESL and English at Atlantic Cape; and Rich Russell of Ocean City, assistant professor of English at Atlantic Cape had the opportunity to travel to Prague, Czech Republic, June 25–July 6, to conduct advanced conversational English classes for graduate students, professors, administrators and staff members of the Czech Technical University. Nathan Long of Stockton University and Maureen Scalia were also part of the group. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape’s Art Gallery Features ‘Living Canvases Through a Lens’ Exhibit July 26-Sept. 22

Atlantic Cape Community College’s art gallery will host “Living Canvases Through a Lens,” a collaborative exhibit showcasing body painting by Heather Deegan Hires portrayed through the photography of Ruben D. Garcia, both of Somers Point, July 26-Sept. 22.

There will be an opening reception 5-7 p.m., Thursday, July 26. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Continue reading

Fall Registration is Going On Now at Atlantic Cape Community College

There is still time to register for the fall semester at Atlantic Cape Community College. Fall semester classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 4. The college offers 46 degree programs, with classes that include: Fundamental Drawing, Principles of Marketing, Public Speaking, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Macroeconomics, Advanced Computer Programming-Java, World Geography, Music Appreciation, World Myths and Legends, Child Psychology, Principles of Sociology and more.

Register online at or in person, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 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. The college is closed on Fridays through Aug. 17. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Community College Receives Middle States Reaccreditation

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education granted reaccreditation for an eight-year term to Atlantic Cape Community College at its June 21, 2018 session, according to Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape.

The Middle States action followed an intensive 18-month self-study process that culminated in a Middle States Commission team visit in early April. The college’s self-study involved the participation of more than 70 faculty and staff members with the goal of completing a detailed analysis of all areas of the college’s operation. During the Middle States Commission team visit, the Board of Trustees, members from the Atlantic Cape Foundation, faculty, students and staff were interviewed. Continue reading

Fall Registration Is Underway at the Academy of Culinary Arts; ‘Cook Your Way to $18K’ Contest Deadline Extended to July 12

If you’ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, now is the time to register for fall 2018 classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College, ranked by Best Choice Schools as the No. 1 culinary school in New Jersey. Fall classes begin Aug. 27.

New culinary students should contact Judy DeSalvo at 609-343-5624 or to schedule a registration appointment. Registration hours are weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The college will be closed on July 4, and on Fridays, June 1 through Aug. 17. Continue reading