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Hugh Turner Joins Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation Board of Trustees

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Hugh Turner

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation Board of Trustees welcomed Hugh Turner of Egg Harbor Township as a new member on Sept. 19.

Since 2006, Turner has held the position of vice president of finance at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa. Previous to his work at Borgata, he worked in both operational and corporate roles within the gaming industry and has lived in Tennessee, Missouri and Louisiana. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration/accounting from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Atlantic Cape established the Foundation in 1978 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity to build broad base of financial support for its programs and services. Foundation members are drawn from local industry and small businesses and represent a broad cross-section of active leaders in the community. The Foundation has raised more than $5 million for scholarships, Foundation operations and to enhance academic programs and the campus environment. Annually, the Foundation provides nearly $500,000 for institutional scholarships, grants and emergency help.

Atlantic Cape Trustees Approve National Science Foundation Grant for College’s Drone Maintenance Program; Criminal Justice Certificate Program begins Fall 2018

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 24, at the Mays Landing Campus. Among other business, the Board unanimously approved a grant of $224,761 from the National Science Foundation for Atlantic Cape’s “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations and Maintenance Education and Training Project.” This grant’s term is from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021 and will provide funding for advance technician training in the rapidly evolving field of small commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly referred to as “drones.”

The Board also approved the establishment of a Criminal Justice Certificate program that will be available to all students starting in the Fall 2018 semester. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Community College Honors Dr. Louise Kaplan with Prestigious Title of Professor Emerita (VIDEO)

 

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Dr. Barbara Heard, associate professor of Science and current Science coordinator; Dr. Louise Kaplan, Professor Emerita; Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College and Mr. Dave Coskey, chairperson of the Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees.

The highlight of last week’s Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees meeting on March 27 was the resolution bestowing Dr. Louise Kaplan of Mays Landing with the rank of Professor Emerita. The title of Professor Emerita is a prestigious one, available only to full-time tenured professors after retirement and is recommended by a committee of college peers for exemplary service to the college and the community.

Dr. Kaplan began her distinguished teaching career at Atlantic Cape in 1968 as a part-time instructor of anthropology. She secured a full-time assistant professor position in 1969, was named associate professor in 1977 and then promoted to professor of anthropology in 1988, adding bioethics to her curriculum a few years later. Dr. Kaplan taught at Atlantic Cape for 44 years and in that time chaired the medical laboratory technology program evaluation committee, counseled students at the advisement center and served as the chairperson of the Presidential advisory search committee for Atlantic Cape, helping to select Mr. Ronald Bush and Dr. William Orth. Dr. Kaplan also served as a member of the AtlantiCare ethics committee. Continue reading

The Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees Honors Dr. Louise Kaplan as Professor Emerita, Approves Contracts

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 27, at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus. The highlight of the March meeting was the resolution bestowing Dr. Louise Kaplan of Mays Landing with the rank of Professor Emerita.

In Board business, the following motions were approved:

Contracts and Purchases:

  • Sim View System, $89,730.18, FY18 Perkins Funds, Laerdal Medical Group, Wappingers Falls, New York
  • Architectural Services, Building A, $69,640.00, Chapter 12 Funds, Spiezle Architectural Group, Hamilton, New Jersey
  • Architectural Services, Building C & Library, $12,000.00 Repair and Replacement Funds, Michael W. Kolchins, Architect, Mays Landing, New Jersey
  • Architectural Services, Building C Roof, $45,000.00, Chapter 12 Funds, CB Architect, Ventnor, New Jersey
  • Engineering Services, Signage, $24,900.00, Chapter 12 and Renovation & Repair, Spiezle Architectural Group, Hamilton, New Jersey
  • Electric power contracts for the period Aug. 1, 2019 to July 31, 2021
    • South Jersey Electric, Primary Account – $0.05564 per kWh (24 months)
    • Constellation New Energy, Secondary Accounts – $0.07200 per kWh (24 months)

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The Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees Honors Professors Marzelli, Russell for Outstanding Achievements; Tuition Increase Approved for Fiscal Year 2019

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Mays Landing Campus.

Contracts and Agreements Approved:

  • Bid 1837-Science Supplies, FY18 – Science: VWR, Rochester, New York, $19,904.67, Frey Scientific, Lancaster, PA, $4,723.44, Bio Corporation, Alexandria, Minnesota, $3,544.23;
  • Bid OQ157- Microsoft Campus License, $30,081.67, FY18-19 Information Technology Zones, Inc., Auburn, Washington.

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The Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees Approves Contracts and Personnel Retirements at January Meeting

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the Cape May County Campus and approved the following resolutions.

The Board approved the following contracts and agreements:

  • Bid Ex. 796, PBX Technician Support, $45,000.00 (not to exceed), FY18 Information Technology Services, Tricomm Service Group, Moorestown.
  • Bid Ex. 797, Student Collection Services, Commission Rate of 18 percent, FY18-FY20 Bursar, AR Resources, Inc., Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
  • An additional one-year agreement with Ocean First Bank for banking services, effective Feb. 1, 2018.
  • Authorization of additional marketing services with Townsquare Media.

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The Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees recognize Atlantic Cape Employee of the Year, Approve Personnel Changes and Awards Contracts

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at the Mays Landing Campus and approved the following resolutions.

The Board approved the following contracts:

  • Bid Ex. 792-Software purchase plus 5 year support contract $308,173.00, FY18-FY23, Ellucian Company, Fairfax, VA;Bid Ex. 793-Desktop computers, state contract, $47,225.00, FY18 Perkins Funds, Ocean Computer Group, Matawan, New Jersey; Bid Ex.795-Labor Negotiations, $25,000.00, Blaney & Karavan, Avalon, New Jersey; RFP 212-Consulting Services, $70,800.00(not to exceed), FY18 Consent Decree, Interactive Accessibility, Sudbury, Maryland.
  • Extending the contract to U. S. Security Associates, Inc. to June 30, 2018 at a total cost not to exceed $1,045,000.00 including an increase of $195,000.00 for this extension and a total of $420,000.00 for fiscal year 2017-2018.

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Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees approves Dave Coskey as Board Chair for a Second Term and Honors Trustee Mary Long for Two Decades of Service

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees appointed officers at its annual reorganization meeting on Nov. 28. The Board unanimously reappointed Chairperson Dave Coskey, Vice Chairperson Maria Mento,

Treasurer James Kennedy and Board Secretary Jean McAlister. Their terms run until November 2018. The Board also approved their regular meeting schedule for 2017-2018 and set official banking depositories.

The addition of Hospitality Management Certificate program and the drop of Paralegal Studies, A.S. degree, both effective Fall 2018, was approved by the Board. The Board also approved the FY 17 Draft Financial Statement and the FY 18 Financial Statement through October 31, 2017. Continue reading

New Trustee White-Coursey Joins the Atlantic Cape Trustees; Resolutions and Contracts Approved at October Board Meeting

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees meeting was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus.

The board was joined by its new trustee, Leslie White-Coursey, an educator for over 16 years and the vice principal at Martin Luther King Jr. School in Atlantic City. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Trustees Approve Contracts and Campus Leadership Changes in September

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Board of Trustees met Sept. 26 to approve personnel matters, contracts and purchases at the Mays Landing Campus.

Purchases, Contracts Approved:

–Revisions of Chapter 12 resolutions to conform to Atlantic County bond wording for FY’08, 10, and 12-17.

–Cell phone boosters, Powerful Signal, Hurricane, Utah, $21,150.

–Simcare Support Plan, Adacel Systems, Inc., Orlando, Florida, $42,350.45.

–State Contract, Brightlinks and Polycom, Troxell, Lumberton, New Jersey, $62,827.35.

— Computer Equipment, State Contract, Ocean Computer Group, Matawan, New Jersey, $150,842.15.

— Restroom Hand Dryers, Global Industrial, Robbinsville, New Jersey, $17,641.25. Continue reading