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Message from Dr. Gaba regarding Puerto Rico and Mexico Natural Disasters

To Our College Community:

Just two weeks ago, I sent an email to the college community regarding the devastation in Texas and Florida because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Recovery is ongoing and many continue to be without electricity and basic needs.
Today, our thoughts and prayers also go out to the people of Puerto Rico and Mexico because of the devastation due to the recent natural disasters.

The New York Times reported that “five days after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, bisecting the entire island, the U.S. territory is in the grips of a serious, life-threatening crisis, with humanitarian aid getting in far more slowly than is needed. The island is running short on food, fuel, and access to clean water and there’s limited communications, which means some communities have received no information about the rescue efforts underway. Among the greatest threats is the continuing lack of power throughout much of the island, after nearly the entire power grid was knocked offline during the storm (about 80 percent of the transmission infrastructure was destroyed)”.

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A message from Dr. Gaba regarding Hurricane Disaster Relief

To Our College Community:

Our thoughts and prayers go out to our colleagues, friends and families who have been impacted by hurricanes in both Texas and Florida. Many have suffered heartbreaking losses. It will take quite some time for many communities to rebuild as they are still assessing the horrific devastation. Many families and students are now homeless, and many are unable to continue to go to college at this time.

There are a number of organizations that are helping people through this difficult time such as The American Red Cross. https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Students Need You To Make A Difference…Tomorrow, Nov. 29, #GivingOpporTuesday!

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TomorrowTuesday, Nov. 29, is a BIG day…It’s GivingTuesday. A global day of giving that encourages philanthropy and celebrates generosity around the world! Tomorrow, Atlantic Cape joins this international movement with #GivingOpporTuesday and we want you to be part of this exciting effort! Check it out at atlantic.edu/foundation.

Our goal is to create a scholarship fund of $50,000 in celebration of the Atlantic Cape’s 50th Anniversary. We can reach our goal if you and 1,999 other people donate $25 each. That’s all we need is $25 from 2,000 donors to reach $50,000 for Atlantic Cape students. I believe, and I hope you agree, that providing more opportunity to our students is a fantastic way to celebrate the college’s 50 years of service. When you give, brag about your generosity on your social media networks and ask your friends, family and colleagues to join you.  Continue reading

CMCC Hosting Career Fashion Show Nov. 9; Clothing Donations Wanted

The Cape May County Campus is hosting a Career Fashion Show on Nov. 9.

Donations of gently used business attire are being collected for a “A Dress for Success” clothing rack, and are needed by Wednesday, Nov. 2.

For more information or questions on clothing donations, contact Tammy DeFranco at ext. 8113 or email tadefran@atlantic.edu.

Crest Wealth Management Signs on as Honors Sponsor for Oct. 7 Golf Tournament

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From left, Heather Cripps, operations manager of Crest Wealth Management Operations; Tod Shoffler, vice president and wealth advisor of Crest Wealth Management; Dr. Peter Mora, president of Atlantic Cape Community College; and Jay Ford, president and CEO of Crest Savings Bank.

Dr. Peter L. Mora, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, accepted a $2,500 check from Crest Wealth Management on behalf of The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, Sept. 23, in Wildwood. The check is for an Honors Sponsorship in support of the Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships Golf Tournament Oct. 7 at the Cape May National Golf Club. Through the sponsorship, Crest Wealth Management will not only support the tournament directly, but will also fund a $500 scholarship for Atlantic Cape students.

Crest Wealth Management and Crest Savings Bank are generous, long-time supporters of Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation and its mission to assist the college and students from local communities.   Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Receives $2,500 for Scholarships from Rio Auto Body

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Louis Altobelli, owner of Rio Auto Body, presents a check for $2,500 to Dr. Peter L. Mora, president of Atlantic Cape Community College.

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation received a $2,500 donation from Lou Altobelli, owner of Rio Auto Body of Rio Grande, recently. This was the fourth installment of a $12,500 pledge to Create Opportunity—The Capital & Scholarship Campaign for Atlantic Cape.

The Rio Auto Body Scholarship is presented annually to a second-year Cape May County resident with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is a full-time business major with financial need. Continue reading

Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus–March 23, 2016

Submitted by Linda Palmer

Students at Worthington Atlantic City Campus Prepare Easter Baskets for Donation

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Cross-Cultural Club students in Atlantic City with their completed baskets for donation.

On March 22, more than 20 members of the Cross-Cultural Club prepared a donation of 40 Easter baskets for the children of homeless families.  The baskets were delivered the same day to the Atlantic City Rescue Mission, who will give the baskets to the children. The baskets, candies, coloring books and small toys were bought by the club, and members worked assembly-line fashion to complete the charitable project.

Nursing Program to Host SimMom ‘Baby Shower’ Nov. 18

baby shower, diapers, formulaYou’re invited to attend a “Baby Shower” for SimMom!

The Nursing Program will host a shower and open house to introduce the college community to its renovated and updated simulation lab and SimMom, an advanced birthing simulator.  Continue reading

A & R Mack Charitable Foundation Donates $35,000 Toward Atlantic Cape Scholarships

Dr. Peter L. Mora, left, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, accepts a check for $35,000 from Rita Mack of the A&R Mack Charitable Foundation.

Dr. Peter L. Mora, left, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, accepts a check for $35,000 from Rita Mack of the A&R Mack Charitable Foundation.

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation received a $35,000 gift from A&R Mack Charitable Foundation on behalf of Anthony and Rita Mack of Galloway, July 29, to aid in scholarships for Atlantic Cape students.

In December 2012, A&R Mack Charitable Foundation donated $25,000 toward the Create Opportunity Campaign, which increased college-based financial assistance by enhancing the scholarship endowment. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Receives Superserver Donation from Galloway Technology Firm

Atlantic Cape Community College unveiled 42 Supermicro Superservers Jan. 12 donated by Linode LLC that are being placed online this month.

The servers will perform a host of functions for the college’s Information Technology Department, including operating both as production and concept-testing servers. The increased processing capacity will contribute enhanced IT performance for the college administration, faculty and students. “This is a welcome donation from a local firm that has an outstanding reputation as one of the premier Linux VPS providers internationally. We welcome their support and ongoing collaboration,” said Douglas Hedges, dean of ITS at Atlantic Cape.

Douglas Hedges, Atlantic Cape Community College dean of Information Technology Services, speaks with Linode employees, Jonathon Curry, community advocate; and Thomas Asaro, chief operations officer.

Douglas Hedges, right, Atlantic Cape Community College dean of Information Technology Services, speaks with Linode employees, Jonathon Curry, community advocate; and Thomas Asaro, chief operations officer.

“We end up with thousands of surplus machines that we – as a cloud host – can’t utilize,” Linode CEO Christopher S. Aker said. “These servers still have value, they’re still fully functional. We thought that giving students at Atlantic Cape exposure to them would be the best way to put these machines back to work. It’s a really great second life for these machines. It’s great for the students who will be working on them. And it’s a great way for us to give back to the community.”

Atlantic Cape welcomes these community partnerships. “We are grateful for Linode’s donation, and their support of our students, programs and facilities,” said Sean Fischer, dean of resource development and president/Board of Trustee operations. “Our college thrives on developing meaningful community partnerships, and we are excited to work with Linode.”

The server donation is one part of Linode’s IT Workforce Preparation Initiative, which seeks to more practically prepare post-secondary computer science students for career IT positions through on-going, close collaboration with colleges and universities.

“We developed the ITWP Initiative because we actually have found it difficult to find enough qualified candidates to fill entry-level IT positions here in New Jersey,” said Keith Craig, Linode’s public relations manager. “Consequently, we’ve hired employees from California, Maine, Ohio and elsewhere. Linode’s intent is to partner with colleges and universities to help modify curriculum, present knowledge on the cloud, and donate hardware so that IT graduates exposed to current IT trends can enter their careers at full gallop.”

Linode is a Galloway-based Internet service provider with more than 250,000 customers worldwide. The company offers developers and business owners the highest-performance cloud servers available at an affordable price.

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