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Atlantic City Campus Celebrates Earth Day

Worthington Campus celebrated Earth Day on Monday April 22, 2019. Students were treated to peat pots with flower seeds made by The Cross Cultural Club. Additionally, club members Najmin Kalam and Amna Malik offered Mehndi hand painting designs. Alexis Demitroff, Public Education and Outreach Assistant from ACUA provided students with materials and information for recycling. Eileen Curristine, Chief Officer, HR, Public Safety & Compliance presented students with informative handouts regarding storm water pollution prevention. SGA provided giveaways that consisted of: Earth stress balls and key-chains, Earth recycle bookmarks and book bags.

Thanks to all the club volunteers and Club Advisors, Shirley Shields and Michael Kammer, ESL Professors for all their hard work in making the day a huge success. A gigantic thank you to Caesar Niglio, Master Technician for providing pretzels and Rita’s water ice donated by the ACCCEA and Cynthia Correa, Director of Student Services Worthington and Institutional Career Services , Bibi Asma, Student Services work-study student for handing them out.

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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Greetings from the Cape May County Campus — April 22, 2016

Earth Day at CMCC
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Students recycle supplies to make dog and cat toys. Photo by Rebecca Ackley

Tammy DeFranco, Donna Marie McElroy and the Circle K Club members provided a fun-filled Earth Day for students and staff April 19. Students participated in yoga, Zumba, painting birdhouses, designing T-shirts, making dog and cat toys, free plants and seeds, playing volleyball and other exciting games. They also received information at the adopt-a-pet table from Instructor Linda Koch, volunteer information from AAUW representatives, and information from the Stone Harbor Wetlands Institute. Students took turns playing the ukelele, dancing and singing. Thank you to the SGA for supporting this wonderful event, to the NJEA for supplying  water ice, and to all of the students and staff who helped: Rebecca Ackley, Curtis Fitzpatrick, facilities, Al Jayne, security, Assistant Professor Karl Guilian, Instructor Fran Rauscher, and Dr. Mitchell Levy, vice president of student affairs and branch campus management.

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Students and Staff Celebrate Earth Day at Atlantic Cape Community College

Student Government Association members, from left to right, Israel Negron II of Hammonton, and cousins Katherine Melo of Mays Landing, and Esperliss Melo of Egg Harbor Township, raise awareness about NO MORE, a movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault, during Earth Day, April 21.

Student Government Association members, from left to right, Israel Negron II of Hammonton, and cousins Katherine Melo of Mays Landing, and Esperliss Melo of Egg Harbor Township, raise awareness about NO MORE, a movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault, during Earth Day, April 21.

Atlantic Cape Community College celebrated Earth Day, April 21, with a variety of activities organized by the Student Government Association at its Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Continue reading