Category Archives: News You Need to Know

Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus–Sept. 21, 2018

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Worthington Campus welcomed news students on Wednesday, Sept.19, with a Pizza Party and school supply giveaways. The students enjoyed delicious cheese or veggie pizza cooked fresh by Chef Hector Sandebal of Hannah G’s. Additionally, students were treated to desserts including brownies or assorted cookies along with a variety of many other healthy snacks. Students received a notebook, folder, pen and highlighter to help with their school supplies so they can be better prepared for academic success. Many students graciously said thank you for free food and the school supplies.

A gigantic “thank you” to Dean Donna Vassallo, career education and workforce development; students Quran Dabney and Songan Bazemore for volunteering and greeting the students with a smile and kindness; the Student Government Association for sponsoring the activity; Vita Stovall, specialist, student services, and adjunct professor of social sciences for coordinating Welcome Student Day.

The Traveling Adjunct–Sept. 21, 2018

Get Away to Nantucket

lighthouse with boat in water in backgroundNantucket.  The name makes you think of grey shingled cottages with white trim and overflowing flower boxes.  I’ve visited a number of times over the years, and it’s always just as beautiful.  While Nantucket is a great day trip, it’s also a great weekend trip and I recently returned for a quick getaway.  Here’s where we stayed and what we did–

If you’re not familiar with Nantucket, here are some quick facts:

It’s the boomerang-shaped island off of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. It’s 14 miles (20 km) long and 3 – 5 miles (2-3 km) wide.

The year-round population is around 11,000, but during the summer, the population swells to somewhere between 50,000-60,000! Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Announces Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ as Official College Book

shutterstock_325550759.jpgIn honor of the 200th anniversary of its publication, Atlantic Cape Community College is adopting Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” as its official college book for the 2018-19 school year. Students, faculty and staff will commemorate it with a series of events beginning in October.

Faculty members have also incorporated the famous text into their courses to illustrate how it still speaks to modern-day themes and values in today’s society. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Community College to Host Open House Oct. 14

front of buildingAtlantic Cape Community College will provide information for those looking to earn their degree, begin a new career or enhance job skills at an open house, 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 14, at the new Student Center of the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet college faculty and learn about degree and career-training programs, take student-led tours, and explore the Mays Landing Campus, as well as learn about the enrollment process and financial aid opportunities. Continue reading

Thank an Officer during National Security Officer Appreciation Week Sept. 16-22

security-officer-appreciation-logo.jpgPlease join us in thanking our officers– full time, part time and armed, for a job well done by writing a note of acknowledgement and appreciation during National Security Week, Sept. 16-22.
“Thank You” notecards will be available at the main desks of the Worthington Atlantic City and Cape May County campuses, and in the Student Center (G Building), the library and the Public Safety reception desks at the Mays Landing Campus.

Academy of Culinary Arts Students Put Unique Spin on National Arts in Education Week with Marzipan

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ACA student Christina Lanza of Lanoka Harbor displays her rendition of artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s artwork at the Academy of Culinary Arts.

Students in Chef Educator Annmarie Chelius’ Centerpiece Artistry class at the Academy of Culinary Arts created marzipan plaques in recognition of National Arts in Education Week Sept. 9-15. The week focuses on how the arts are an essential part of a complete education, no matter if it happens in the home, school or community. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape’s Art Gallery Features ‘Atlantic County Parks’ Exhibit Sept. 27-Oct. 27

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Photograph by Michael Hogan that will be featured in this year’s “Atlantic County Parks” exhibit.

Atlantic Cape Community College’s art gallery, in partnership with Atlantic County Friends of the Parks, Inc., will host “Atlantic County Parks,” an exhibit showcasing plein air paintings, photos by Michael Hogan, and artifacts from Atlantic County Park System Collection, Sept. 27-Oct. 27.

There will be an opening reception 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Continue reading

Variety of Workshops Offered at Academy of Culinary Arts This Fall from Artisanal Cheese Making to Finishing Up the Last of the Garden Bounty

pumpkin and different dessertsA variety of workshops will be offered this fall in Kitchen 1 of the Academy of Culinary Arts at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Puff Pastry Desserts explores how to make traditional Paris-Brest, napoleons and participate in making apple and cherry turnovers, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19. Cost is $75.

During French Desserts participants will learn the preparation of lemon crêpes with sweetened ricotta, the preparation of a country apple galette and a gâteau basque, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3. Cost is $75. Continue reading

Register to Play in Scramble ‘Fore’ Scholarships Golf Tournament; Variety of Raffle Prizes include Overnight Stays, Rounds of Golf and Gift Cards

GolfThere’s still time to register a four-person team to participate in the 2018 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships golf tournament, Friday, Oct. 12, at the Cape May National Golf Club.

Registration begins at 10 a.m., followed by a scramble format, with a shotgun-start at 11:30 a.m.

Player fees, which include a complimentary gift, lunch and awards dinner, are $150 per person or $500 per foursome. Golfers can participate in a variety of skills challenges, including closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests. Individuals and businesses can also support the event through sponsorship opportunities ranging from $150 to $5,000. Last year’s tournament raised over $40,000 for student aid and Foundation operations. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–Sept. 7, 2018

Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, was the featured keynote speaker at the Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro 30th Anniversary and Annual Whitesboro Reunion Festival on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Martin Luther King Center in Whitesboro.

Dr. Gaba spoke about how she came to be president of Atlantic Cape, as well as her vision for the local community and the many benefits offered at the college’s Cape May County Campus.

Oprah Winfrey made a surprise appearance alongside her longtime partner Stedman Graham at the event.

See more photos from the event HERE.


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