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Fourth Annual Atlantic Cape Alumni Bash Scheduled for June 17

Atlantic Cape Community College alumni, family and friends are invited to the fourth annual Atlantic Cape Community College Alumni Bash on Sunday, June 17, at Morey’s Piers in Wildwood. Check-in will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rendezvous Beach Picnic Pavilion located at Mariner’s Landing Pier.

Attendants will enjoy admission to all three amusement parks and Raging Waters Water Park, as well as an all-you-can-eat lunch, provided by the Atlantic Cape Alumni Association.

To purchase alumni-priced tickets, visit www.atlantic.edu/alumni. If the event is canceled due to inclement weather, rain tickets will be issued and valid for use on any day through Sept. 1, 2018.  For more information, contact Kristin Jackson at 609-463-3621 or kjackson@atlantic.edu.

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Atlantic Cape’s Upcoming Summer Sessions

Atlantic Cape Community College is offering a variety of credit courses online and in person this summer to accommodate a range of lifestyles. Whether you’re a current student, recent high school graduate or attending a four-year college and home for the summer, you can earn credits toward your degree during Atlantic Cape’s summer sessions. Choose from courses in art, aviation, business, communication, computers, English, math, science and more.

Students can register at the college’s 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. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Community College Students Receive Over $250,000 in Scholarships

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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.

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See more photos from the ceremony HERE.

Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees Awards Contracts; Approves Key Grant Submissions at May Meeting

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 22, at the Cape May County Campus.

The following motions were approved by the Board of Trustees: Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Hosts STEM Careers Event for Teen Girls on May 23

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More than 100 visiting high school students spent a full day in hands-on, science-based workshops during the second Teentech event to be held at Atlantic Cape Community College on May 23.

The event, sponsored by the American Association of University Women­’s (AAUW) Cape May and Atlantic County branches, South Jersey Industries and the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, was aimed at encouraging young women in grades 9-11 to further their education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Jobs in the STEM fields are among the fastest growing, and generally have higher salaries than jobs traditionally held by women. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Awards 748 Degrees at Commencement

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Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, stands with High Honors Speaker My Nguyen of Atlantic City prior to the college’s 51st commencement on Thursday, May 17.

Atlantic Cape Community College awarded 748 associate in arts, associate in science and associate in applied science degrees at the school’s 51ST commencement, Thursday, May 17. Lori Herndon, president and CEO of AtlantiCare, delivered the keynote address.

Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape, presented an honorary associate in science degree to keynote speaker Lori Herndon, and honored former Atlantic Cape employee Robert Benner with a posthumous associate in science degree. Professor Keith Forrest was recognized for receiving the Faculty Member of the Year award for the fifth time, and Jody Davis was honored as the recipient of the Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award. Professor Emerita Louise Kaplan was also recognized by Dr. Gaba. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Recognizes 85 Nurses with Pinning Ceremony

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Atlantic Cape Community College awarded nursing pins to 85 new nursing graduates at its annual Nurses Pinning Ceremony, May 16, at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center in Cape May Court House. The pins signify the completion of the nursing degree program at Atlantic Cape. Graduates include: Continue reading

Employee Discount for South Jersey Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival June 2

Employees will receive $10 off their June 2 South Jersey Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival admission by purchasing tickets here, and placing discount code Staff2018 in the “Enter Promotional Code” box before selecting the number of tickets. The code brings the cost from $35 per ticket to $25 per ticket.

Employees can purchase up to four tickets at this price.

Atlantic Cape alumnus and Nashville/Mays Landing resident Derek Crider will headline the event as the live country entertainment. Other highlights include 14 breweries, food and beer pairings, crafters, a LuLaRoe vendor, a homebrew competition by Eastern Homebrew of Northfield, and much more. Continue reading

Register Now for Summer Sessions at Atlantic Cape Community College

Get ahead in your college career with summer classes at Atlantic Cape Community College. Choose from courses in art, aviation, business, communication, computers, English, math, science and more.

The last day to register in person for Atlantic Cape’s first summer sessions is Friday, May 18. Online, mail and fax registrations will be accepted through Sunday, May 20. These deadlines pertain to in-person and online courses for Atlantic Cape’s full session, May 21-Aug. 16; six-week session, May 21-June 28; and the 11-day accelerated session, May 21-June 7. Continue reading

11th Annual Communication Awards to Recognize 84 Winners, Honor Dr. Joy Jones-Carmack

The eleventh annual Communication Awards will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, April 27, in the Walter Edge Theater at Atlantic Cape Community College. The Oscar-style event will feature student-produced videos and performances by five “Communication Major of the Year” nominees: David Bauder of Egg Harbor Township, Niko Berardo of Absecon, Megan Nickerson of Galloway, Nick Rollins of Egg Harbor Township and Jake Vitale of Linwood. Individual students, alumni, faculty and media professionals will be awarded for their work in the field.

In a special tribute, Dr. Joy Jones-Carmack of Egg Harbor Township, now a Stockton University business professor, will be honored for the impact she made on the Communication Program during her 11 years with Atlantic Cape Community College. Nick “NorEaster” Pittman of SNJ Today and Heather DeLuca of SOJO 104.9 will host the show. Continue reading