Tag Archives: STEM

Atlantic Cape Hosts STEM Careers Event for Teen Girls on May 23

eight girls outside learning about drone from male professor

More than 100 visiting high school students spent a full day in hands-on, science-based workshops during the second Teentech event to be held at Atlantic Cape Community College on May 23.

The event, sponsored by the American Association of University Women­’s (AAUW) Cape May and Atlantic County branches, South Jersey Industries and the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, was aimed at encouraging young women in grades 9-11 to further their education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Jobs in the STEM fields are among the fastest growing, and generally have higher salaries than jobs traditionally held by women. Continue reading

Volunteers Still Needed for Oct. 15 College-Wide Open House

The Admissions Office is still seeking faculty and staff to volunteer for our Fall 2017 College-Wide Open House:

Mays Landing Campus – STEM Building — Sunday, Oct. 15, 1-3 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to speak with college faculty to learn about degree and career training programs, meet with staff to discuss the enrollment process and find out about college services and activities, as well as take a student- or staff-led tour of campus.

The Admissions Office greatly appreciates your participation in our college-wide open houses. We are grateful for the continued support of faculty and staff in our recruitment efforts and hope you will consider getting involved for this wonderful event!

Confirm your participation with Carol Fraone, ext. 5009 or cfraone@atlantic.edu, as soon as possible.

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–Aug. 17, 2017

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Atlantic Cape Community College faculty and staff came together to provide the ultimate STEM experience for local youth. Staff and faculty that assisted with the execution of the program include: Otto Hernandez, Ravi Manimaran, Jennie Ayres, Jim Sacchinelli, Terry-Lynn Hamby, Rosanne M. Weiss, Bobbie Heard, Bo Zilovic, Haseeb Bukhari, Larry Young, Matt Miller, Mike Sargente, Neera Desai, Sean Clancy, Svetlana Marzelli, Tim Cwik, Dee Rolls, Emily Smyka and Robyn Berenato.
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Food Service Hours at the Mays Landing Campus

The cafeteria, as well as the STEM Grab-and-Go food service area, will be open 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Fridays, on the Mays Landing Campus.

REMINDER: Cafeteria Opening Delayed; Food Options Available at Food Truck, STEM

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Food options available at STEM.

The opening of the newly renovated cafeteria will be delayed, so beginning 7 a.m., Aug. 29, Nobil Food Service, our new cafeteria vendor, will have grab-and-go options available at STEM, including a variety of healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner options.

Seating is also available at the STEM Building.

3 Guys Rolling Pies Food Truck will be located in the quad serving a variety of pizza, burgers and fried cheesecake, as well.

The cafeteria is scheduled to open in mid-September.

We apologize in advance for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Atlantic Cape Hosts STEM Careers Event for Teen Girls

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From left, Lower Cape May Regional students Ella Souder, Brielle Becker and Katya Simonsen, all of Cape May, listen to Atlantic Cape Community College aviation instructor, Timothy Cwik, during the “Come Fly with Me” workshop at the first teentech event at Atlantic Cape on June 2.

From “CSI Atlantic Cape” to “The Real Grey’s Anatomy,” nearly 70 visiting high school students spent a full day in hands-on, science-based workshops during the first teentech event at Atlantic Cape Community College June 2.

The event, sponsored by the AAUW, South Jersey Gas and the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, was aimed at encouraging young women in grades 9-11 to further their education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Jobs in the STEM fields are among the fastest growing, and generally have higher salaries than jobs traditionally held by women.

Teentech 2

From left, Atlantic County Institute of Technology student Elizabeth Davis of Hammonton; Atlantic County Institute of Technology student Christina McLaughlin of Absecon; Academy of Culinary Arts alumna Brianna Manning of Mays Landing; and Ocean City High School student Francesca Trimble of Ocean City, during “The Science of Cooking” workshop at the first teentech event at Atlantic Cape on June 2.

Teentech featured a series of laboratory, engineering and math workshops that attendees could choose from based on their interests, including “3D Future NOW,” The Science of Cooking,” “Engineer This” and more. Continue reading

Aerospace Engineer Discusses STEM Opportunities with Atlantic Cape Students

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Marie Kee, an aerospace engineer with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Modeling and Simulation Branch, explains various career options in the STEM field to Atlantic Cape students, Wednesday, May 4.

Marie Kee, an aerospace engineer with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Modeling and Simulation Branch, discussed the many Science, Technology, Engineering and Math opportunities available to students looking to pursue a career in that field, May 4, in the Walter Edge Theater at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike in Mays Landing. For the past six years, Kee has been conducting modeling, simulation and data analytics at the William J. Hughes Technical Center. Continue reading

‘Careers in STEM’ Presentation May 4 in Walter Edge Theater

Marie Kee of the Atlantic City Airport will provide a motivational presentation to encourage others to pursue a career in the STEM field, 12:30-1:45 p.m., TOMORROW, in the Walter Edge Theater of the Mays Landing Campus.

Everyone is encouraged to attend.

The event is open to all students, staff members and faculty of Atlantic Cape.

For more information, contact Lynette Ingram at ext. 5097.

Atlantic Cape Hosts STEM Open House May 3

Atlantic Cape Community College will hold a Science, Technology, Engineering & Math open house, 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, May 3. This event will take place in the lobby of Atlantic Cape Community College’s new STEM building at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Attendees will have the opportunity meet college faculty, learn about degree career training programs, tour the new facility and explore the Mays Landing Campus. Continue reading