Atlantic Cape Community College is hosting the following events during the month of September:
Sept. 4: Fall semester begins at Atlantic Cape.
Sept. 4: Careme’s Restaurant, located at the Academy of Culinary Arts at the Mays Landing Campus, opens for lunch service for fall semester.
Sept. 5-26, 6-9 p.m.: The Academy of Culinary Arts offers Buttercream Bootcamp, a four-week workshop that runs 6-9 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Sept. 5, in Kitchen 1 of the Academy of Culinary Arts. Cost is $279. For more information or to register, call 609-343-5655. Continue reading
Atlantic Cape Community College welcomed 121 inductees into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society May 4, in the Walter Edge Theater at the Mays Landing Campus. Speakers at the induction were: Dr. Josette Katz, interim vice president of Academic Affairs at Atlantic Cape; John Ortiz, associate coordinator of Middle States/New Jersey; and Courtney Rice, former Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Region New Jersey president and Atlantic Cape alumna. Outgoing officers for the 2017-18 year were David R. Smith, president; Orsalia Parasalini, outgoing executive vice president; Joseph Merlo, outgoing treasurer. New officers for 2018-19 were also inducted: Carissa Roselli, president; Joseph Merlo, executive vice president; Samantha Carey, vice president of leadership; and Andre Robinson, treasurer.
Established by two-year college presidents in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa recognizes the academic achievements of two-year college students and encourages academic growth. In 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges. It is the largest honor society in American higher education today, with more than 2 million members in the United States, U.S. territories, Canada and Germany. Continue reading
Recent Academy of Culinary Arts graduate Emely Wapnik of Pleasantville discusses what it means to her to be a scholarship recipient at the Scholarship Recognition Ceremony on May 15. She shared her story of being a Covenant House resident in Atlantic City and her journey of how she has persevered.
Atlantic Cape Community College awarded 250 scholarships totaling $253,983 at its 51st Annual Scholarship Recognition Ceremony on May 15. Together the Atlantic Cape Foundation and the college pledged $688,549 in scholarship support for returning and incoming students. This is the largest pledge in the history of the college.
The event included scholarship recipient and donor presentations, a donor reception and light refreshments. Past President’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipients Raymond Davis, ’92, and Dr. Valerie Travis-Reese, ’82, spoke about their experience as students at Atlantic Cape and the important role that education has played in their professional and personal development. Mr. Don Guardian, former mayor of Atlantic City, also spoke about the importance of scholarship funding and educational attainment.
The event allowed scholarship recipients to have the opportunity to meet their respective donors. To learn more about scholarship opportunities at Atlantic Cape, visit atlantic.edu/scholarship.
See more photos from the ceremony HERE.