October Birthdays

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

Daymis AliceaRichard LuderitzJohn Thompson, Oct. 3; Karl Giulian, Oct. 6; Sherwood Taylor, Oct. 7; Tree McCann, Oct. 9; Vita Stovall, Oct. 11; Patricia HellerBeth Sanders, Oct. 12; Richard Kalman, Oct. 13; Leslie Jamison, Oct. 22; Thomas DiPietro, Oct. 24; Kim Oliveto, Oct. 25; John HeenanJoy Little, Oct. 27; Effie Russell, Oct. 29; Camille Levy, Oct. 30.

Last Chance to Register for Oct. 12 Golf Tournament; Hole-in-One Prizes include $25,000

GolfTime is running out 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

Upcoming Events at Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College is hosting the following events during the month of October:

Oct. 3, 6-9 p.m.: Academy of Culinary Arts French Desserts workshop, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Kitchen 1 of the ACA. For more information or to register, call 609-343-5655.

Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Academy of Culinary Arts Finishing Up the Garden workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, in Kitchen 1 of the ACA. For more information or to register, call 609-343-5655. Continue reading

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

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Welcome Students Day at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus

The Charles D. Worthington Campus welcomed 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 Students 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