Nominations are now being accepted for the student Leadership Education and Development (L.E.A.D) Program. Faculty and staff members are asked to identify students they feel have leadership potential and may be willing to participate in leadership activities throughout the 2019-2020 academic year.
Selected students will have the opportunity to participate in leadership training and represent the college at various events throughout the year. The L.E.A.D Committee will inform students of their nomination and check eligibility requirements.
The following is a list of eligibility requirements and qualities committee members will be looking for during the selection process:
- Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
- Plan to return during the 2019-2020 academic year
- Display leadership roles in the classroom and /or on campus
- Demonstrate evidence of being a team player
- Show enthusiasm for helping others
Please e-mail your nomination with the student’s full name and college wide ID number to Anita Polanco at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 29, 2019.
Previously nominated students have gone on to serve as SGA Presidents, Board of Trustees Student Representatives and various club and community leaders.
Once nominated, students will receive an invitation to attend a full day of leadership training during the spring semester and are eligible to attend additional workshops in the 2019 -20 academic year.
From left, John DeRichie of Northfield of SOSH Architects, Atlantic Cape Foundation Board member and 2017 Golf Tournament Committee member; Bob Mullock of Cape May Point, owner of Cape May National Golf Club and Atlantic Cape Foundation Honorary board member; Zack Mullock of Cape May, owner of Cape May National Golf Club and Atlantic Cape Foundation Board member; Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College; Roman Osadchuk of North Wildwood, Atlantic Cape Foundation Honorary board member and co-chair of the 2017 Golf Tournament Committee.
The 2017 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships golf tournament raised more than $41,555 for student aid and Foundation operations. Held Oct. 13 at Cape May National Golf Club in Cape May, the tournament drew nearly 100 players. Continue reading
Atlantic Cape Community College will join #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide on Nov. 29.
The college’s goal is to raise $50,000 for scholarships, which also celebrates Atlantic Cape’s 50th anniversary this year of creating educational opportunities for Atlantic and Cape May County residents. #GivingOpporTuesday, a play on the college’s tag line, “opportunity starts here,” will be used on social media leading up to and on Nov. 29 to encourage engagement from donors and participants in the college community.
For more information on the college’s involvement in the #GivingTuesday movement or to donate, visit www.atlantic.edu/foundation. To learn more about the global initiative itself, visit www.givingtuesday.org.
Atlantic Cape Community College’s student newspaper, The Atlantic Cape Review, won 12 awards in the 2015-16 New Jersey Collegiate Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest, an affiliate of the New Jersey Press Association.
Of the 12 awards, five were first place, two were second place, and five were third place. Awards include: Taylor Henry (first semester editor), Rio Grande, won first place for Feature Writing for 2-year schools, first place for Editorial Writing for 2-year schools and second place for Biography/Personality Profile for 2-year schools; Nicole Mingo (second semester editor), Egg Harbor Township, won third place for Biography/Personality Profile for 2-year schools, and third place for Column/Opinion Writing for 2-year schools; Dayanira Quinones, Atlantic City, won third place for Feature Writing for 2-year schools; Johnny Sanchez, Northfield, won second place for News Writing for 2-year schools; Chris Devine, Egg Harbor Township, won third place for Editorial Writing for 2-year schools; Kyle Schachner, Atlantic City, won first place for Column/Opinion Writing for 2-year schools and first place for Investigative/Enterprise Reporting for 2-year schools; Erik Conklin, Egg Harbor Township, won third place for Sports Writing for 2-year schools; and Atlantic Cape Review editorial staff won first place in General Excellence for 2-year schools for the October and November editions.
Peter Brophy of Northfield is the advisor to the Atlantic Cape Review.
The 2015 New Student Orientation was held Thursday, Aug. 6, at the Mays Landing Campus.
The event educated new students on how to begin their college experience at Atlantic Cape, including workshops dealing with financial aid, retrieving email, joining clubs and athletics, scholarship information and more. Continue reading
Nine St. Augustine Prep students are completing their ‘Third Semester’ program, a 60-hour learning excursion outside a classroom setting, at the Academy of Culinary Arts, with ACA Chef Educator Joseph Sheridan.
They are learning an overview of the food service industry, traditional knife skills, planning a feast, how to cook global cuisines and appetizers such as sushi rolls and empanadas, and preparing an entire Italian buffet and table-side presentations for their families, which they serve on the final day.
Georgia Thompson of Port Republic displays her vegan cheesecake creation.
ACA students in Chef Educator Annmarie Chelius’s Advanced Baking Class created a vegan dessert in recognition of World Vegan Day, celebrated Saturday, Nov. 1. The exercise was to help familiarize the students with the ingredients that go into vegan baking. Continue reading
Staff and students show off their pink attire in recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Atlantic Cape students, faculty and staff wore their best and brightest pink outfits and accessories for “Think Pink, Turn the Campus Pink Day,” Oct. 22, and created the annual human pink ribbon in the Quad of the Mays Landing Campus to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Continue reading
The new students enjoyed a taco lunch after their orientation for the Academy of Culinary Arts.
The ACA welcomed new fall 2014 students to the culinary program with an orientation and taco lunch, Friday, Aug. 22.
Classes are scheduled to begin Monday, Aug. 25, for the incoming students.
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