Here’s the Scoop–July 26, 2018

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Paula Davis, dean of student support services and enrollment management, spoke at Stockton University’s 50th anniversary celebration of the signing of the legislation that created EOF. The program highlighted a Stockton EOF participant from each of the five decades and Davis represented the 1970s. She shared about her parents not graduating from high school, but that they had aspirations their children would. Continue reading

The Traveling Adjunct–July 26, 2018

 Road Trip:  Historic Wallace, Idaho

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I’m continuing with my summer road trip series in the Traveling Adjunct this month with a stop in northern Idaho.  Specifically, Wallace, Idaho.  How did I decide to visit Wallace?  I read about it in a news article and since it was along our drive between Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and Whitefish, Montana, I thought it would make a fun stop. It didn’t disappoint so here we go! Continue reading

August Birthdays

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

David Moderski, Russell Waugh, Aug. 4; Eric Stewart, Aug. 5; Bryant Brown, Aug. 8; Susan DePhilippis, Aug. 9; Myrna Morales-Keklak, Aug. 12; Michelle Perkins, Scott Griffin, Aug. 13; Vincent Tedeschi, Aug. 15; Rita Michalenko, Valerie Reed, Aug. 16; Nancy Hand, Victor Moreno, Aug. 18; Lorraine Luderitz, Aug. 19, Jay Peterson, Aug. 20; John Taggart, Aug. 22; Barbara Clark, Aug. 25; Patricia Kubaska, Aug. 27; Sean Leidy, Aug. 28; Terri-Lynn Hamby, Aug. 29; Stephanie Davies, Aug. 30; Warren Burton, Aug. 31.

Oct. 12 Golf Tournament to Benefit Atlantic Cape Students

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The 2018 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships golf tournament is planned for Friday, Oct. 12, at the Cape May National Golf Club in Cape May. Partnering with the Atlantic Cape Foundation, CMNGC will host the tournament to support student scholarships and Foundation operations.

The tournament will follow a scramble format, beginning with a shotgun-start at 11:30 a.m. Player fees, which include a complimentary gift, lunch and awards dinner, are $150 per person and $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 $125 to $5,000. Last year’s tournament raised over $40,000 for student aid and Foundation operations. Continue reading

Registration Underway for Fall Semester at Atlantic Cape’s Cape May County Campus

front of buildingAtlantic Cape Community College is offering a variety of credit classes this fall at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House. Fall semester classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Classes offered this fall include: Financial Accounting, Concepts in Homeland Security, Art Appreciation, Introduction to College Chemistry, Introduction to Business, Principles of Management, Business Law I, Television History, Introduction to Cyber Crime, Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking, Macroeconomics, General Psychology, Reading/Writing I, Composition I, Earth Science, Introduction to Government & Politics, Western World I, Precalculus, College Algebra, Statistical Methods, Introduction to Logic, Child Psychology, Elementary Spanish I and Introduction to Theater. Continue reading

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 www.atlantic.edu/fall 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 desalvo@atlantic.edu 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