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Atlantic Cape Foundation Names New Trustees At June Meeting

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation Board of Trustees elected three new officers when it met in June for its annual reorganization meeting.

The new Foundation Board Trustees are: Vincent M. D’Alessandro of Toms River, president of southern region OceanFirst Bank; Roseann Kobialka of New Gretna, assistant vice president of organizational development at AtlantiCare; and Christopher Mularz of Egg Harbor Township, senior administrative analyst, Atlantic County Department of Planning and Development. They were approved for a three-year term effective July 1. 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.

Time Is Running Out to Buy Tickets for the March 28 ‘Culinary Magic’ Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala

Gala Cocktail.jpgTime is running out to purchase tickets for South Jersey’s premier food and beverage fundraising event. The 35th annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will take place on Wednesday, March 28, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.

The annual event celebrates food by highlighting hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and showcasing the specialties of 40 of the region’s best restaurants during a progressive dining experience. Continue reading

Gala 50/50 Raffle Tickets Are Still Available for Purchase; Chance to Win up to $15,000 in Prizes

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Three lucky winners will share up to $15,000 in the 2018 Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala 50/50 Raffle. The raffle is sponsored by the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, and will provide emergency funds for students with unforeseen financial needs.

Only 300 tickets will be sold at $100 each and are available now just in time for holiday gift giving. Three cash prizes will be awarded, including: $9,000, first prize; $4,500, second prize; and $1,500, third prize. Dollar amounts are based on all 300 tickets being sold. The winning tickets will be drawn at the March 28 Restaurant Gala at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. Winners do not need to be present to win.

Now in its 35th year, the Restaurant Gala has raised $3 million in student scholarships. This year’s gala theme is “Culinary Magic,” showcasing the extraordinary talent and cooking expertise of the students and alumni of the Academy of Culinary Arts.

To order raffle tickets, contact Kristin Jackson at 609-463-3621 or kjackson@atlantic.edu.

For more information about this year’s gala, visit www.atlantic.edu/gala.

Tickets on Sale for the March 28 Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala at Harrah’s Resort

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Guests dine on hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at last year’s Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala.

Tickets are now on sale for South Jersey’s premier food and beverage fundraising event. The 35th annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will take place on Wednesday, March 28, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.

The annual event celebrates food by highlighting hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and showcasing the specialties of 40 of the region’s best restaurants during a progressive dining experience Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Scholarships Available; Filing Deadline is Feb. 9

The filing deadline for Atlantic Cape Community College’s 2018 Student Scholarship Application Packet is fast approaching. Applications are due by Friday, Feb. 9. Atlantic Cape offers a variety of merit- and need-based scholarships for students who are continuing their studies at Atlantic Cape or transferring to another college in the fall. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Scholarships Available; Filing Deadline is Feb. 9

The filing deadline for Atlantic Cape Community College’s 2018 Student Scholarship Application Packet is fast approaching. Applications are due by Friday, Feb. 9. Atlantic Cape offers a variety of merit- and need-based scholarships for students who are continuing their studies at Atlantic Cape or transferring to another college in the fall.

Some scholarships include: Continue reading

Gala 50/50 Raffle Tickets Available for Purchase Now; The Perfect Holiday Gift Benefits Atlantic Cape Students

Three lucky winners will share up to $15,000 in the 2018 Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala 50/50 Raffle. The raffle is sponsored by the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, and will provide emergency funds for students with unforeseen financial needs.

Only 300 tickets will be sold at $100 each and are available now just in time for holiday gift giving. Three cash prizes will be awarded, including: $9,000, first prize; $4,500, second prize; and $1,500, third prize. Dollar amounts are based on all 300 tickets being sold. The winning tickets will be drawn at the March 28 Restaurant Gala at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. Winners do not need to be present to win. Continue reading

A & R Mack Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000 Toward Atlantic Cape Scholarships

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From left, Atlantic Cape student Chamira Johnson of Atlantic City; Dr. Barbara Gaba, left, president of Atlantic Cape Community College; Rita Mack of the A&R Mack Charitable Foundation; and Atlantic Cape student Nielie Dorilas of Atlantic City.

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation received a $10,000 gift from A&R Mack Charitable Foundation on behalf of Anthony and Rita Mack of Galloway, Oct. 30, to aid in scholarships for Atlantic Cape students.

In December 2012, A&R Mack Charitable Foundation established an endowed scholarship as part of the Create Opportunity Campaign, which increased college-based financial assistance. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Hosts ‘5K Race for Opportunity’ on Sept. 9 at Cape May County Campus to Raise Money for Scholarships

Atlantic Cape Community College held a “5K Race for Opportunity” on Sept. 9 at its Cape May County Campus.

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Female division winners from left, Megan Towley of Cape May, first place; Rachel Shenk of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, second place; and Athena Cruz of Villas, third place.

Participants received a T-shirt, and prizes were awarded to the top three male and female finishers. Proceeds went toward Atlantic Cape’s Foundation for a scholarship.

Female division winners were Megan Towley of Cape May, first place; Rachel Shenk of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, second place; and Athena Cruz of Villas, third place. Continue reading