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Stedman Graham attends Funding Information Network training at Cape May County Campus

On March 28, Stedman Graham joined 25 other workshop attendees for a training on how to use the Funding Information Network. Mr. Graham attended as representative of the nonprofit called Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro. The FIN is an online directory of grant making organizations, institutions and agencies in the United States and around the world. The FIN is available for free to the Atlantic Cape community and the general public. It is located at the Nonprofit Resource Center in the Cape May County Campus library. Periodic workshops are conducted by Resource Development and library staff and individual FIN training sessions can be arranged by appointment.

Janet Hauge, Director of Academic Support Services, oversees activities at all three campus libraries and was instrumental in coordinating the delivery of the FIN workshops. The training was conducted by a Senior Librarian, Susan Shiroma, from the Foundation Center in New York City. She spent two days in Cape May training nonprofit organizations as well as faculty and staff on how to research grant opportunities using the FIN. She also presented workshops on the elements of basic grant proposal writing.

Additionally, Mike Rennick, Senior Manager of Grants, presented the Grants 101 workshop in March 13 to interested Atlantic Cape faculty and staff. Mike’s presentation covers the how the Resource Development Department can assist in the research, development and writing of grant proposals at the college. Mike is available to offer this presentation to other faculty and staff members at department meetings. Please contact Mike directly if you are interested in learning more about the grant development process or researching potential grant opportunities at Atlantic Cape.  Mike can be reached by email at mrennick@atlantic.edu or by phone at x4516.

To schedule individual FIN training sessions please contact Dorothy Pearson, part-time Cape May Campus library. Dottie can be reached at dpearson@atlantic.edu or by emailing FIN@atlantic.edu.

The Nonprofit Resource Center and the FIN are made possible through a generous donation from the Mullock Family.

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Pictured in the photograph from left to right: 

Stedman Graham, Janet Hauge, Susan Shiroma, Maria Kellett and Bob Mullock

– Article by Maria Kellett, Dean, CMCC

Cape May Campus Update: Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Career Days & Earth Day

Black History Month
Dr. Tammy DeFranco coordinated a Black History Month Trivia event with moderator, Professor Kim Hall. Students had fun participating while we all learned about educational moments in Black History.
Dr. Tammy DeFranco, wrote and coordinated a Black History Month musical program and worked with Professors Andrew Hink (Music Appreciation) and Lisa Toal (Introduction to Theatre) to provide a documentary and history of Black History Month Role Models. Professor Hink’s class played a wonderful song that he taught his class to play and Professor Helen McCaffrey attended with her class. A big thank you to SGA for their refreshments. Thank you professors, if it wasn’t for your excellent support, we would have not been able to have this wonderful program.
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Women’s History Month
Throughout the month of March, we recognized our “Sheros”, females that made a difference in our lives — our female heroes. Students wrote the name of their Shero (their mother, sister, professor, etc.) on the board in their honor.
Dr. Tammy DeFranco, interviewed a few female professors (Lenora Sheppard, Linda Koch, Helen McCaffrey, and Susan Van Rossum) on their career paths. Students got to hear about the different career paths and how they chose that direction as well as any obstacles they had to overcome, and provided excellent study advice. Students were able to connect to their professors and see that they too, experienced many of the same encounters.
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Career Development Days
Dr. Tammy DeFranco, developed, coordinated, and presented Career Development days for 170 eighth graders from Lower, Wildwood, Dennis, and Middle schools. The students were wowed by speakers and career workshop presenters, Paula Davis (Dean of Students), Maria Kellett (Dean of Cape May and Resources), Donna Vassallo (Dean of WACC), Cynthia Correa (Director Career Services), Anisha Chhotalal (Registration Assistant), Professor’s Karl Guilian and Michelle Blumberg, Michael Barnes (Director of Center for Accessibility), Victor Moreno (Admissions Recruiter), Jessica Brown (E.O.F. Recruiter/Career Specialist), April Wolff (IT), Continuing Education.  Students had a wonderful time and learned so much about our college and the first steps of their career path. Many students said they are going to make Atlantic Cape their community college.  Thank you everyone for your support in this exciting program.

Earth Day

Dr. Tammy DeFranco developed and coordinated an interactive Earth Day Program where students learned valuable environmental information on composting, planting flowers to help with the bee and butterfly population. The Cape May Zoo provided “Annie” the Armadillo and “Susie” the python snake and informed students how important it is to keep our environment clean so their environment will thrive. Students had the opportunity to paint birdhouses, and other crafts they could start their environmentally safe garden with the free seeds they were given. Students also learned about the solutions to Stormwater Pollution (thank you to Eileen Curristine, Chief Officer Human Resources & Public Safety & Compliance) for this information. Thank you to April Wolff (IT) for providing “Sounds of Nature” music and pictures of the environment for students to see what a beautiful world we have and how to preserve it. A big thank you to the ACCCEA for the pretzels and water ice and to S.G.A. for the pizza and soda, the students loved everything and were so grateful for the goodies.
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Cape May County Campus offers Seasonal Semester this Spring

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Atlantic Cape Community College’s Cape May County Campus is launching the “Cape May Seasonal Semester,” a pilot semester that “works around your schedule,” beginning this spring.

The classes being offered run from Jan. 16-April 14, accommodating those with work schedules that reflect the summer tourism industry in Cape May County. Classes offered include Public Speaking, U.S. History II, Computers, Biology, Statistical Methods, Principles of Management and Principles of Marketing. Continue reading

Golf Tournament Raises More Than $41,555 for Atlantic Cape Students

 

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From left, John DeRichie of Northfield of SOSH Architects, Atlantic Cape Foundation Board member and 2017 Golf Tournament Committee member; Bob Mullock of Cape May Point, owner of Cape May National Golf Club and Atlantic Cape Foundation Honorary board member; Zack Mullock of Cape May, owner of Cape May National Golf Club and Atlantic Cape Foundation Board member; Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College; Roman Osadchuk of North Wildwood, Atlantic Cape Foundation Honorary board member and co-chair of the 2017 Golf Tournament Committee.

 

The 2017 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships golf tournament raised more than $41,555 for student aid and Foundation operations. Held Oct. 13 at Cape May National Golf Club in Cape May, the tournament drew nearly 100 players. Continue reading

Last Chance to Register for Oct. 13 Golf Tournament; Hole-in-One Prizes include $25,000

GolfTime is running out to participate in the 2017 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships golf tournament, Friday, Oct. 13, at the Cape May National Golf Club.

Registration and lunch begin at 10:30 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. New this year, all hole sponsors will have a chance to win a “Golf Getaway” that includes an overnight stay and dinner at the Chalfonte Hotel and golf for two at Cape May National. Hole sponsorship is $150 and sponsors receive a customized sign on the course. Continue reading