Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees Approved Freeholder E. Marie Hayes as the 2019 Commencement Speaker and Revised Tuition and Fees for Fiscal Year 2020

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting Tuesday, April 2 at the Atlantic City campus. The following motions were approved by the Board:

Grants Activity

  • Submission of an application to Atlantic City Community Fund (ACCF) to advance enrichment activities for Atlantic City residents ages 8 to 14, requesting a grant of $5,000, over the anticipated term of October 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020.

Contracts and Purchases

  • Bid 1848 Exterior Wayfinding Signage, Allied Signage Corporation, Farmingdale, NJ, Chapter 12 and R&R Funding, $295,400.00

Academic Affairs

  • Termination of the Graphic Information Systems Office Specialist Professional Series program effective Fall 2019.
  • Termination of the Geographic Information Systems Option in Computer Information Systems, A.S. effective Fall 2019.
  • Approved the nomenclature change from Elementary/Middle School Education Option in Liberal Arts, A.A., to K-12 Education Option in Liberal Arts, A.A. effective, Fall 2019.
  • Termination of the Secondary Education Option in Liberal Arts, A.A. degree effective Fall 2019.
  • Adding the offering the Baking and Pastry Option, Culinary Arts, A.A.S. effective Fall 2019.
  • Termination of the Baking and Pastry, A.A.S. degree effective Fall 2019.
  • Termination of four ACA professional series programs (Baking and Pastry Specialization, Catering Specialization, Food Service Management Specialization, Hot Foods Specialization), effective Fall 2019.
  • Termination of the Computer Applications Option in Office Systems Technology, A.A.S. degree effective Fall 2019.
  • Termination of the Database Design and Development Option in Computer Programming, A.A.S. degree effective Fall 2019.
  • Termination of the Paralegal Studies Certificate program effective Fall 2019.


Personnel Matters

  • The appointment of Jessica Brown, Program Coordinator, Center for Student Success, effective April 3, 2019.
  • The transfer of William Smith from Security Officer I to Security Officer I/Dispatcher, Public Safety effective April 3, 2019.
  • The title change of Anita Polanco, from Assistant Director, Educational Opportunity Fund to Assistant Director, Center for Student Success and Director, Educational Opportunity Fund effective April 3, 2019.
  • The extension of Robyn Berenato, Temporary Office Assistant, Admissions.
  • The sabbatical leave of Judith Otterburn-Martinez, Associate Professor, English as a Second Language, a one semester leave for the Spring 2020.
  • The resignation of Nicholas Alexander, Technician, Information Technology Services retroactive to March 29, 2019.
  • The retirement of Mrs. Dolores Giannini, Office Coordinator, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), effective June 30, 2019. Mrs. Giannini has been with Atlantic Cape since May 16, 1991.

Financial Matters 

  • FY19 Financial Statement for eight months ended February 28, 2019.
  • Tuition and Fee Schedule for FY 2020, which includes a $14 per credit increase in general education tuition and mandatory fees.
  • The FY 2019-2020 revenue budget contingent on the Board of School Estimate approval of county appropriations of $8,621,346 for the college’s fiscal year 2019-2020.
  • Submittal the list of renovations and upgrades for funding from the Chapter 12 FY 2020 allocation at a sum not to exceed $3.1 million.


Other Business

  • An Honorary Resolution of approval of Freeholder E. Marie Hayes to deliver the keynote address at the 52nd Annual Commencement Ceremony on May 23, 2019.
  • A Resolution to recognize April 2019 as Atlantic Cape Community College Month.


The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. at the Mays Landing campus.


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