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Atlantic Cape Community College
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The donation helps establish a scholarship for a student who is an active community volunteer.
The Kiwanis Club of Cape May Court House recently donated $1,000 to the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation to establish a scholarship for a student who is an active community volunteer and is set to return to school in the fall, the school announced on Monday, April 1. “We are grateful to the Kiwanis Club of Cape May Court House for recognizing community service by investing in the success of our students, and we thank them for their support,” Atlantic Cape Community College President Dr. Peter Mora said. Kiwanis Club of Cape May Court House Board Members Charles Raff and Michelle Cotton presented a check to Mora on March 25. Kiwanis clubs serve children by improving their quality of life through charitable activities that promote …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Armin Cane and Kerry Player were named to the men's and women's teams, respectively, this week.
Two Atlantic Cape Community College basketball players were named to the National Junior College Athletic Association all-Region 19 teams, the college announced this week. Armin Cane, of Pleasantville, was named to the men's first team, and Kerry Player, of Woodbine, was named to the women's second team, according to college officials. Cane scored his 1,000th career point on Dec. 13, 2012, in a game against Cumberland County College. Atlantic Cape won that game, 103-79. The team went 11-14 this season, including a first-round playoff loss to Camden County College. Player had 500 points and 500 rebounds in her career. The team went 13-12 this year, including a first-round playoff loss to Brookdale Community College.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Rams Head Inn, Renault Winery and Smithville Inn will be a part of the 30th anniversary restaurant gala March 14 at Bally's.
Three local restaurants will be among 50 area restaurants showcased at Atlantic Cape Community College's 30th anniversary restaurant gala on March 14 at Bally's Atlantic City Hotel and Casino, Atlantic Cape announced Thursday afternoon, Feb. 7. Renault Winery, from Egg Harbor City, and the Ram's Head Inn and the Smithville Inn, in Galloway, will be part of the Camelot-inspired gala dubbed, "Celebrate the 30 kNights." Students from the college's Academy of Culinary Arts will prepare the hors d'oeuvres, and each restaurant will select a house specialty to be served. Master Pastry Chef Eugen Ess of Trump Taj Mahal, and Executive Pastry Chef Deb Pellegrino of Caesars Entertainment, will co-host what the college describes as an "elegant dessert…
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Tuition will increase by 5.9 percent.
Students at Atlantic Cape Community College will see a 5.9 percent increase in tuition beginning in the summer of 2013, the college’s Board of Trustees announced while approving its revenue budget at the Cape May County campus on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The college is raising tuition to $108 a credit, up $6 from $102. Culinary arts and online tuition is also projected to go up 5.9 percent. The budget adopted by the Board of Trustees is for $41,285,000. This is down from last year’s fiscal plan, according to college officials, and includes a $160,542 fund balance transfer. It projects a 3 percent decline in credit enrollments due to changing demographics in the college’s service district, college officials said. The budget is contingent on $8,572…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
A construction contract will be awarded on Dec. 18.
Atlantic Cape Community College broke ground on its $16 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) building Monday morning, Dec. 10, college officials announced. Atlantic Cape plans to award the construction contract at its Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 18, college officials said. Funding came from a number of sources equaling $8 million, with an $8 million matching grant by the County of Atlantic Funders, college officials said. The groundbreaking took place on the Mays Landing campus with nearly 100 college representatives, government and hospitality officials in attendance, according to college officials. The building is considered the centerpiece of the Blueprint 2020 Master Plan, and features five science …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The program qualified under the Atlantic City Community Development Program.
The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) issued a grant for nearly $50,000 to Atlantic Cape Community College for its English as a Second Language Program, the college announced on Wednesday, Dec. 5. CRDA's grant came in the total of $48,625, Atlantic Cape officials said. The English as a Second Language Program is based out of the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City campus, which allows the program to qualify under the Atlantic City Community Development Program, according to the college. According to the college, the English as a Second Language Program educates thousands of foreign-born Atlantic City residents and workers each year to be better readers and speakers of English. The college says this education benefits the …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
This year's party benefited Woodbine Elementary School students.
Atlantic Cape Community College's Student Government Association, in association with student clubs, treated first- and second-grade students from the Woodbine Elementary School to a day of music, craft projects, holiday singing, games, story telling and a visit from Santa on Monday, Dec. 3, according to the college. Check out the photos from the event, submitted by Atlantic Cape.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
David Evans was appointed to the college's board in 2005.
Atlantic Cape Community College has appointed a Galloway teacher and former township deputy mayor to the position of Chairman of the Board of Trustees, the college announced this week. David Evans was appointed to his new position on Nov. 27, and his term runs for one year, according to Atlantic Cape officials. He was appointed to the board in 2005, according to Atlantic Cape officials. According to the college, Evans is a member of Atlantic Cape’s Community Affairs Advisory Committee, a trustee ambassador for the New Jersey Council of County Colleges, a member of the Vietnam Veterans Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Galloway FSA and the American Legion. In his teaching career, Evans has been named New Jersey Middle School Social …
Friday, November 16, 2012
He will be sworn in Nov. 26.
Atlantic Cape Community College’s president is set to become the chairman of the association representing all of the state’s community colleges, Atlantic Cape announced on Thursday, Nov. 15. College President Dr. Peter L. Mora was recently elected chairperson of the New Jersey Community College Presidents group for the 2012-2013 academic year, the college announced. As president, he will also serve on the New Jersey Council of County Colleges’ Executive Committee, Atlantic Cape officials said. He will be sworn in to his new position at the council meeting on Nov. 26, college officials said. The Executive Committee consists of four community college trustees and three community college presidents, and it helps shape statewide community …