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Atlantic Cape Recognizes 85 Nurses with Pinning Ceremony

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Atlantic Cape Community College awarded nursing pins to 85 new nursing graduates at its annual Nurses Pinning Ceremony, May 16, at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center in Cape May Court House. The pins signify the completion of the nursing degree program at Atlantic Cape. Graduates include: Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Nursing Students Throw SimMom a Baby Shower; Donations Raised for The Women’s Center in Linwood

five female and two male nursing students smile behind baby shower table

Student Nurses Club members from left, Shannon Tarby of Somers Point, Jessica Tarves of Ocean City, Jennifer Lospinoso of Brigantine, Alicia Cibotti of Brigantine, Katherine Melo of Mays Landing and Chris Ceruzzi of Brigantine, during SimMom’s Baby Shower on April 16.

The Student Nurses Club at Atlantic Cape Community College invited the college community to a “baby shower” for SimMom on April 16 at the college’s Mays Landing Campus. SimMom is an advanced birthing simulator the nursing program acquired in 2015 to give students a hands-on learning experience in labor and delivery. Continue reading

Learn About Atlantic Cape’s Nursing and Health Career Programs At Upcoming Information Sessions

Atlantic Cape Community College will host information sessions this fall for those interested in learning more about careers in health care and nursing.

If you wish to learn about regional training and career options and exploring employment and educations opportunities, the following Health Career Planning Sessions will take place: 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, and 5:30-7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7 in Room J 202 of the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Students interested in Atlantic Cape’s degree programs in Respiratory Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Biomedical Science, Health Services and Nursing are encouraged to attend. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape to Host Open House Oct. 15

people standing in large roomAtlantic Cape Community College will provide information for those looking to earn their degree, begin a new career or enhance job skills at an open house, 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15, at the STEM Building of the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet college faculty and learn about degree and career-training programs, take a tour of the new STEM building, and explore the Mays Landing Campus, as well as learn about the enrollment process and financial aid opportunities. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–June 15, 2017

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The Safe Campus Cross Functional Committee celebrated Bill Keener, director of Public Safety and Security, and his contributions to the college at its June 12 meeting. Keener will retire July 1.

woman holding certificate smilingDeborah Seaman, nursing skills lab manager, earns certificate in Healthcare Simulation from Drexel University. The training covered using standardized patients and human patient simulators (manikins). Participants learned how to write nursing scenarios and use scenarios for teaching nursing skills and critical thinking. Debriefing techniques and moulage were also covered in the intensive training program.

The Accelerated Learning Program Summer Institute was held  June 13, in the Rutger’s Building on Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing Campus.

The program highlighted the college’s successful practices of the ALP Program for educators from other community colleges, and Atlantic Cape faculty, as well.

Speakers included Dr. Otto Hernandez, vice president of academic affairs; Stephanie Natale-Boianelli, ALP coordinator and ALP professor; Effie Russell, ALP professor; Leila Crawford, ALP professor; and Richard Russell, English department coordinator and ALP professor.

Attendee evaluation of the event was all positive. Multiple attendees suggested a second, follow-up workshop, and attendees mentioned leaving with “much to think about” and referred to the facilitators as a “great group of mentors.”

Atlantic Cape Recognizes 86 Nurses with Pinning Ceremony

female nursing student speaks at podium on stage

Nursing Class President Brittany Jones of Rio Grande speaks to graduates at the 2017 Pinning Ceremony at Middle Township Performing Arts Center on May 17.

Atlantic Cape Community College awarded nursing pins to 86 new nursing graduates at its annual Nurses Pinning Ceremony, May 17, at the Middle Township Performing Art Center in Cape May County. The pins signify the completion of the nursing degree program at Atlantic Cape. Graduates include: Continue reading

Student Nurses Club Yankee Candle Fundraiser

The Student Nurses Club would like to extend its fundraising offer to all faculty and staff. They are hosting a Yankee Candle fundraiser to support their 2017 graduation ceremony. The nursing club will receive 40 percent  of all purchase that are completed through the following link yankeecandlefundraising.com (group #990106901).

With the holidays fast approaching Yankee Candle offers a multitude of fabulous gifts that will be sure to please everyone on your list. Please follow the link to order online. There are many specials including expedited free shipping and discounts on many items. The Nursing Club appreciates and is grateful for Atlantic Cape’s continued support.

Atlantic Cape to Host Information Sessions on Health Careers and Nursing Program

                    Atlantic Cape Community College will hold two information sessions this fall with one focusing on careers in allied health and the other focusing on the college’s nursing program. The Health Career Planning Session will be held 5:30-7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21, in J Building 202; and the Nursing Program Information Session will be held 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Walter Edge Theater in C Building. These sessions are free and open to the public and will be held at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

The Health Career Planning Session is designed for those considering a health career in radiologic technology, biomedical science, health services and nursing. The program is also tailored to those considering a career change, a return to school or to those currently enrolled in prerequisite courses for an allied health degree. The session will detail the educational requirements, clarify the training needed to enter or advance in health professions, review roles and responsibilities within various job titles and explore training options and alternate career routes. Shorter technical training certificates and entry-level positions will be reviewed as career advancement opportunities. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Community College Nursing Students Awarded Scholarships for Outstanding Achievement


Atlantic Cape nursing students, (l-r) Natalya Nikos, Yunuen Sabatino, Natalia Niebuhr, Kendal Apalucci and Rebecca Portnoy, show their appreciation for receiving $5,000 scholarships from the Pauline Hollander Scholarship Fund for Registered Nurses, Inc.

Five Atlantic Cape Community College nursing students each received a $5,000 scholarship, recognizing their academic achievement and financial need, for the fall 2016 semester. The Bacharach Institute of Rehabilitation awarded the scholarships from the Pauline Hollander Scholarship Fund for Registered Nurses, Inc.

The five students, all working toward their Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing, are Kendal Apalucci of Hammonton, Natalia Niebuhr of Somers Point, Natalya Nikos of Ventnor, Rebecca Portnoy of Somers Point and Yunuen Sabatino of Egg Harbor Township.

“It’s very exciting that they (the Bacharach Institute of Rehabilitation) would go out of their way to support our nursing program,” said Myrna Morales Keklak, associate professor and division chairperson of Nursing and Allied Health Programs at Atlantic Cape. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–June 16, 2016

Therese Halscheid, senior adjunct of creative writing and English, will be reading from her latest book, Frozen Latitudes, at a poetry and prose reading, 6-8 p.m., June 20 at Sea Isle City Public Library.

Atlantic County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Medical Needs Shelter Team (MNST) directors recognized 2016 graduates of Atlantic Cape’s Nursing Program for their volunteerism. These students volunteered for the MNST while attending the Nursing Program. They were recognized for their participation in a number of the Medical Needs Shelter Team events including the Nursing Skills Fair and many table–top and actual training exercises conducted at the Anthony “Tony” Canale Training Center in Egg Harbor Township.

Recipients included Joshua Monk, Desmon Devery and Heather Skull.

Presenting the awards for volunteerism was Kristin Logue MSN, RN, Atlantic Cape alumna class of 2005, branch director of the MNST; and Ed Conover, deputy director of Atlantic County Office of Emergency Management.

Atlantic Cape Community College recently signed several student-athletes to NJCAA letters of intent.

Baseball: Antonio Caraballo of Egg Harbor Township High School, pitcher and third baseman. Caraballo is a Cape-Atlantic Honorable Mention selection and second baseman/outfielder Ryan Summers.

From Atlantic City High School, the Bucs signed catcher Andy Nunez Santos of Atlantic City and outfielder Usiel Marmalejos of Brigantine.

From Oakcrest High School, the Bucs signed pitcher David Sidwell of Mays Landing; and from Absegami pitcher/outfielder Gordon Neil III of Galloway.

Basketball: Courtney Hartman of Estell Manor has signed to play Women’s Basketball. Hartman, 18, graduates from the Atlantic County Technical Institute (ACIT) this month. Hartman was a 2nd team All CAL selection in her junior year.

girl signing letter with family behind her.

Courtney Hartman of Estell Manor signs to play on Atlantic Cape’s Women’s Basketball Team.