Atlantic Cape Community College http://www.atlantic.edu News at Atlantic Cape Community College College Credit Awarded for Life Experience http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1959 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College offers college credit for life experience through a prior learning assessment. Individuals with professional licenses, certifications, work experience and military experience can request an evaluation of their experience from Atlantic Cape and receive up to 25 credits toward an associate in applied science degree in Technical Studies. Contact James Taggart at jtaggart@atlantic.edu or (609) 829-8630 for more information.</p> <p>There is still time to register for fall classes online at www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at any of the college&rsquo;s three locations: Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike; the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House. Fall classes begin Sept. 2.</p> <p>The college offers hundreds of course options at its three campuses this fall, including: Fundamental Drawing, Principles of Marketing, Public Speaking, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Macroeconomics, Shakespeare, Introduction to Engineering, World Geography, Music Appreciation, World Myths and Legends, Child Psychology, Principles of Sociology and more.</p> <p>Payment for fall classes is due at the time of registration. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. To register online or view an updated schedule of courses, visit www.atlantic.edu/fall. For more information, email <a href="mailto:summer@atlantic.edu">fall@atlantic.edu</a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> Free TGIF Technology Forums Coming in September http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1958 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College is partnering with local information technology experts to bring the latest information on cloud computing to help small businesses be successful, reduce technology costs and keep their information safe during a series of four free forums.</p> <p>The TGIF Technology Forums for Small Businesses will be offered from 2-4 p.m., Fridays, Sept. 12, 19, 26 and Oct. 3, at Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, in Building T.</p> <p>IT experts Stephen Vogt, owner of Perfect Solutions in Northfield, and Alex Kuprianov,</p> <p>will lead the sessions, which include:</p> <ul> <li>Introduction to Cloud (What is the Cloud? Types of Cloud, pros and cons)</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Cloud Security (Keeping data safe and encryption methods)</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Cloud Virtualization</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Emergency Preparedness of Cloud Environment</li> </ul> <p>While the workshops are free, small business participants must register by Aug. 29. Call (609) 343-5655 or visit <a title="www.altantic.edu/conted" href="http://www.altantic.edu/conted">www.altantic.edu/conted</a> to register.</p> ACA Brings Training Programs to New Hospitality Wing at Atlantic City Campus http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1957 <p><strong></strong>The Academy of Culinary Arts will launch two four-month noncredit training programs at its new facility at Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The Culinary Training Program begins Sept. 15, and the Baking and Pastry Training Program starts Sept. 22.</p> <p>The new facility, the Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies, features two state-of-the-art kitchens, each with eight workstations. The property also includes an organic greenhouse, a pizza oven and locker rooms. Classes meet 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.</p> <p>The 425-hour career preparation programs offer participants hands-on courses to either learn new skills to start a career in the hospitality industry or enhance existing skills for career advancement. Participants who complete either program will be ServSafe certified.</p> <p>The Culinary Training Program will provide students with knowledge of various foodborne illnesses and their prevention relating to the food service industry; basic culinary terminology and skills; pantry production; use and benefits of kitchen gardens; hot food production and short order cooking; preparation of stocks and sauces; cooking methods of meat, poultry and seafood; the fundamentals of baking, as well as professional development and resume writing.</p> <p>The Baking and Pastry Training Program will teach participants basic culinary terminology and skills as they apply to the bakeshop; organization and scaling as it pertains to production of bread; leavening agents; proper mixing methods for crusts and cookies; four types of buttercream; cake decorating; plated desserts as well as some chocolate and sugar work.</p> <p>Cost for each program is $5,895. For information about scholarships and training, contact</p> <p>Judy DeSalvo at 609-343-5624 or <a href="mailto:desalvo@atlantic.edu">desalvo@atlantic.edu</a>.</p> Atlantic Cape Offers Substitute Teacher Certification http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1956 <p><strong></strong>Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a new certification program for those interested in becoming substitute teachers. This 10-hour program provides an overview of the role and expectations of the substitute teacher, as well as the application and certification process. Upon completion, students will receive one Continuing Education Unit.</p> <p>Training includes:</p> <ul> <li>The role of the substitute teacher</li> <li>Growth and development by age level</li> <li>Appropriate teaching strategies</li> <li>Classroom management</li> <li>Practical ideas and resources</li> <li>Application process</li> <li>Professionalism in and out of the classroom</li> <li>Health and safety issues</li> </ul> <p>The class will be offered multiples times, including three Thursdays, Aug. 7, 14 and 21 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Cape May County Campus; two Saturdays, Aug. 9 and 16, 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., at the Mays Landing Campus; and two Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at the Mays Landing Campus.</p> <p>Cost is $109. For more information, call (609) 343-5655 or visit <a title="www.atlantic.edu/conted" href="../../conted">www.atlantic.edu/conted</a>. An unofficial college transcript indicating a minimum of 60 college credits earned is required the first day of class. The Mays Landing Campus is located at 5100 Black Horse Pike. The Cape May County Campus is located at 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.</p> Atlantic Cape Offers 70 Classes in Cape May County This Fall http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1955 <p><strong></strong>Atlantic Cape Community College will offer 70 classes toward more than 50 degree programs this fall at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House. Fall classes begin Sept. 2.</p> <p>Some of the course options include: Financial Accounting, Fundamentals of Nutrition, Art Appreciation, General Biology I, Principles of Management, Intro to Forensics, Intro to Public Relations, Police Operations, Macroeconomics, Intro to Literature, Earth Science, The Holocaust and Genocide, Human Resources Management, General Psychology, Child Psychology, World Religions, Elementary Spanish and Acting I.</p> <p>For students who wish to continue their studies beyond the associate degree, Atlantic Cape offers dual admission programs with The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson universities.</p> <p>With locations close to home, students can start at Atlantic Cape and finish at Stockton, Rutgers or Fairleigh Dickinson. Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s associate degree also is transferable upon acceptance at all public four-year colleges in New Jersey, and the college has more than 35 articulation/transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country.</p> <p>Payment is due at time of registration. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. To register online or view an updated schedule of fall courses, visit <a title="www.atlantic.edu/fall" href="../../fall">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a>. For more information, email <a href="mailto:summer@atlantic.edu">fall@atlantic.edu</a> or call 463-3960.</p> Still Time to Register for Fall Classes http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1954 <p>There is still time to register for the fall semester at Atlantic Cape Community College. Fall semester classes begin Sept. 2.</p> <p>Register online at <a title="www.atlantic.edu/fall" href="../../fall">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a> or in person, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at any of the college&rsquo;s three locations: Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike; the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.</p> <p>The college offers 55 degree programs, with classes that include: Fundamental Drawing, Principles of Marketing, Public Speaking, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Macroeconomics, Shakespeare, Introduction to Engineering, World Geography, Music Appreciation, World Myths and Legends, Child Psychology, Principles of Sociology and more.</p> <p>For students who wish to continue their studies beyond the associate degree, Atlantic Cape offers dual admission programs with The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson universities.</p> <p>With locations close to home, students can start at Atlantic Cape and finish at Stockton, Rutgers or Fairleigh Dickinson. Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s associate degree also is transferable upon acceptance at all public four-year colleges in New Jersey, and the college has more than 35 articulation/transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country.</p> <p>Classes will be held at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike; the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House; and online.</p> <p>Payment is due at the time of registration. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. To register online or view an updated schedule of fall courses, visit <a title="www.atlantic.edu/fall" href="../../fall">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a>. For more information, email <a href="mailto:summer@atlantic.edu">fall@atlantic.edu</a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> Atlantic Cape to Offer Classes in Hammonton This Fall http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1953 <p><strong></strong>Atlantic Cape Community College will offer its first credit classes in Hammonton this fall at Kramer Hall, 30 Front St. Classes include:</p> <ul> <li>Intro to Computers, Tuesdays, 2-4 p.m.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Composition I, Mondays/Wednesdays, 9:30-10:45 a.m.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Western World I, Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9:30-10:45 a.m.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Statistical Methods, Tuesdays/Thursdays, 5-6:50 p.m.</li> </ul> <p>Fall semester classes begin Sept. 2. Visit <a title="www.atlantic.edu/fal" href="../../fal">www.atlantic.edu/fal</a><a href="../../fall">l</a> to view class schedules and to register online.</p> <p>For students who wish to continue their studies beyond the associate degree, Atlantic Cape offers dual admission programs with The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson universities.</p> <p>Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s associate degree also is transferable upon acceptance at all public four-year colleges in New Jersey, and the college has more than 35 articulation/transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country.</p> <p>For more information, email register@atlantic.edu or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> Paralegal Studies Information Sessions Planned for August http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1952 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College will hold information sessions for those interested in learning more about careers, education and degrees in Paralegal Studies, 6-7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 4, at the Mays Landing Campus, J Building Lobby, 5100 Black Horse Pike, and Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.</p> <p>The Paralegal Studies Program is an American Bar Association-approved program. The open house is designed for those who are interested in learning more about the program. The program is intended to train students to become paralegals, not to provide training for lawyers or legal administrators. Atlantic Cape offers two Paralegal Studies degrees, an Associate in Applied Science and an Associate in Science.</p> <p>Some students may qualify for credit toward the Paralegal Studies degree program for previous experience through a Prior Learning Assessment.</p> <p>There is still time to register for fall classes, which begin Sept. 2. Visit <a title="www.atlantic.edu/fall" href="../../fall">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a> for a complete listing of fall classes and the steps to enroll at Atlantic Cape.</p> <p>For more information on the Paralegal Studies information sessions, contact Marilyn Malerba Keiner, professor of business and paralegal studies, at keiner@atlantic.edu or (609) 343-4941.</p> Foundation Names New Officers; Mays Landing Executive Joins Board http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1951 <p><strong></strong>The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation Board of Trustees elected new officers when it met in June and welcomed Paul Straub of Mays Landing to the board.</p> <p>Straub is director of accounting operations for South Jersey Energy Solutions. He also serves as the treasurer and secretary for several SJES subsidiaries. He joined South Jersey Gas in 1984 as an accountant and has worked in various positions at SJG and SJI for more than 30 years. He is a member of the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Utilities Association. Straub is a graduate of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.</p> <p>The new Foundation Board officers are: Nicholas Cashan III of Hammonton, president; Dr. Sandra Harmon-Weiss of Cape May Court House, first vice president; Kenneth Calemmo of Ventnor, second vice president; Vicki T. Clark of Cape May, third vice president; Stephen R. Nehmad Esq. of Egg Harbor Township, secretary; and Dennis L. Stacy, CFP, of Northfield, treasurer.</p> <p>The Foundation also thanked several longtime members who were leaving the board, including: Matthew Buesing of Cape May Court House, Diane. T. McKoy of Mays Landing, Will Morey of Wildwood Crest, Robert E. Mullock of Cape May Point and Timothy Rundall of Marmora.</p> <p>Atlantic Cape established the Foundation in 1978 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity to build a broad base of financial support for its programs and services. Foundation members are drawn from local industry and small businesses and represent a broad cross-section of active leaders in the community. The Foundation has raised more than $5 million in its history for scholarships, Foundation operations and to enhance academic programs and the campus environment. Annually, the Foundation provides more than $250,000 for institutional scholarships, grants and emergency help and to support college educational endeavors.</p> Law Enforcement Academy Preparation Course Offered July 14 at CMCC http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1950 <p><strong></strong>Are you planning to pursue a career in law enforcement? Atlantic Cape Community College and Academi Prep will offer a seven-hour program to prepare participants for any law enforcement academy, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, July 14. The course will take place at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road. Cost for the program is $99.</p> <p class="western">The program, instructed by Academi Prep&rsquo;s Ed Musick, is designed to help students understand the expectations of basic military drills, physical fitness, firearms and academic instruction. Musick has 25 years of experience in law enforcement.&nbsp;</p> <p class="western">To register, call (609) 343-5655 or visit <a title="www.atlantic.edu/conted" href="../../conted">www.atlantic.edu/conted</a>.</p> <p class="western">&nbsp;</p> Six Atlantic Cape Student-Athletes Earn Academic Awards by National Junior College Athletic Association http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1948 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College student-athletes Kurt Hamby of Absecon, Nick Harring of Mays Landing, Holly Heacock of Cape May Court House, Ericka Johns of Egg Harbor Township, Brian Khoury of Linwood, and Madelyn Torres of Brigantine have received national academic awards by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their exemplary achievement during the 2013-2014 academic year.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Hamby, 20, pitched and played third base on the baseball team. He led the team in pitching with a 0.69 ERA and had a .302 batting average. He has maintained a 3.87 GPA, and received the NJCAA Superior Award for Academic Excellence.</li> <li>Harring, 20, pitched and played first base while maintaining a 3.78 GPA.</li> <li>Heacock, 20, played outfield and second base for the softball team.&nbsp; She had a 3.98 GPA and earned the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement. </li> <li>Khoury, 20, is a second baseman on the baseball team.&nbsp; He had a 3.90 GPA and received the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement.&nbsp; He led the team in homeruns and received the team&rsquo;s leadership and academic award. </li> <li>Johns, 21, played libero for the volleyball team.&nbsp; She was named 1st Team All Garden State Athletic Conference and 3rd Team All Region for women&rsquo;s volleyball this season.&nbsp; She had 9.62 digs per set, among the top in the nation. She had a 3.78 GPA and received the NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement.</li> <li>Torres, 20, played second base and shortstop on the softball team.&nbsp; She also played outside hitter for the volleyball team.&nbsp; She earned a 3.69 GPA.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>&ldquo;These student-athletes are to be congratulated on meeting the challenge of excelling academically while playing an intercollegiate sport,&rdquo; said Mike Rennick, assistant director of athletics at Atlantic Cape.</p> <p>Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s baseball and softball teams were recognized by the NJCAA as Academic Teams of the Year, where the teams earned higher than a 3.0 GPA.</p> <p>The NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards were previously known as NJCAA Academic All-American honors. The NJCAA has renamed its academic awards program to the following: NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence (4.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale); NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement (3.80 to 3.99 GPA on a 4.00 scale); and NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement (3.60 to 3.79 GPA on a 4.00 scale).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Atlantic Cape Trustees Meet and Approve Personnel Matters, Honor Retirees http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1947 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s Board of Trustees met June 24 and approved personnel matters, contracts and purchases, and honored retirees.</p> <p><strong>In Personnel Action:</strong></p> <p>The board approved these appointments:</p> <p>-- Sylvester Carrington of Galloway, security officer I, effective July 1.</p> <p>--James Smith of Atlantic City, security officer I, effective June 25.</p> <p>--Janet Brown Marler of Northfield, associate dean, academic support services, effective July 14.</p> <p>--Jennifer Rowand of Egg Harbor Township, controller, finance, effective August 4.</p> <p>--Joyce Thurlow, senior clerk, bursar&rsquo;s office, effective June 25.</p> <p>--Deborah Seaman, senior nursing lab manager, nursing and allied health, effective June 30.</p> <p>In other action:</p> <p>-- The board accepted the resignation of Lauren Laughlin, specialist, financial aid, effective July 15.</p> <p>--James Homan, maintenance mechanic II, facilities, announced his retirement, effective June 30.</p> <p>The board granted long-time college attorney, Louis J. Greco, a new one-year contract, effective July 1, 2014. He&rsquo;ll receive a retainer of $44,210 a year and an hourly rate of $129.22 for litigation and off-campus hearings.</p> <p><strong>FY15 Tuition and Fee Scheduled Revised</strong></p> <p>The board approved per student per course fees for flight training services, adding program fees for experiential flight, $2,162, aeronautical skills, $2,862, private pilot, $13,354, instrument pilot, $14,828, airplane flight instructor, $7,905, and commercial pilot, $21,274. The board approved per student per course fees for helicopter training, adding program fees for private pilot helicopter, $27,672.49, instrument pilot helicopter, $25,749.99, and commercial pilot helicopter, $23,072.49. The allied health and nursing programs entrance exam fee was raised from $60 to $80.</p> <p><strong>Purchases, Contracts Approved:</strong></p> <p>--Emergency Generator, Scarpa Electric, Vineland, $239,000.</p> <p>--Roof Replacement, Noble Roofing &amp; Sheet Metal, Richboro, PA, $339,745.</p> <p>--Renovations for Mays Landing and Worthington Atlantic City campuses, MJJ Construction, Atco, $583,000.</p> <p>--Five-year contract for elevator maintenance, East Coast Elevator, Turnersville, $31,490.</p> <p>--Central storeroom supplies, Office Basics, Boothwyn, PA, $36,001.50.</p> <p>--Paper and envelopes, Paper Mart, East Hanover, $5,802.88; Office Basics, Boothwyn, PA, $37,430.</p> <p>--Propagation (Hydroponics) System for Worthington Atlantic City Hospitality Wing Greenhouse, American Hydroponics, Arcata, CA, $21,585.20.</p> <p>--Professional Architectural Services, Spiezle Architectural Group, Trenton, $854,626.</p> <p>--Computer memory, Global Computer Supplies, Port Washington, NY, $22,818.37.</p> <p>--Three-year contract for Blackboard license and services, New Jersey Virtual Community College Consortium, Trenton, $113,887.88.</p> <p>--Networking switching and routing equipment, Ocean Computer Group, Matawan, $470,718.98.</p> <p>Trustees approved the contract renewal for a six month term July 1, 2014-December 31, 2014, for Follett Higher Education Group with the current commission rate of 11.6% of sales up to $2.5M, 12.6% of sales between $2.5M and $5M and 13.6% of sales over $5M.</p> <p>Trustees approved the college&rsquo;s continued participation in the N.J. Community College Insurance Pool and agreed to pay $304,777 for the pool&rsquo;s 2014-2015 Worker&rsquo;s Compensation</p> <p>Fund. They voted to award a contract with Borden Perlman for insurance with a premium of $389,915 during FY&rsquo;15 including multi-peril/commercial, data security liability, umbrella, errors and omissions, environmental, excess, flood, and builder&rsquo;s risk WACC and STEM, plus non-owned aircraft insurance to be determined. They authorized the award of contract to T.L. Groseclose Associates for student insurance, accident and catastrophic for sports. They approved the purchase of a student planning license from Ellucian for $24,295.</p> <p><strong>In the President&rsquo;s Report:</strong></p> <p>Board Chairperson David Evans led a program on behalf of the board to honor the college&rsquo;s 6 retirees in attendance. Evans thanked the retirees for their years of service to the college, stating &ldquo;for each of these retirees, it&rsquo;s not a matter of the time they&rsquo;ve spent at the college but what they accomplished during that time. They will leave a legacy at the college that will not be forgotten.&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>In Other Business:</strong></p> <p>--Trustees approved the May 31, 2014, financial statement.</p> <p>--The college will apply for a U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant for $2,500,000 over the anticipated term of October 2014 to September 2018. The application calls for the college to prepare participants for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations by using innovative and sophisticated teaching and learning strategies that reach a large number of unemployed or underemployed adults.</p> <p>Board Chairperson Evans thanked Board of Trustees Alumni Representative Harrison Furman for his dedication over the past year, stating that Furman &ldquo;has truly been an asset to the board and he will certainly be missed.&rdquo; He also read a proclamation from the board outlining Furman&rsquo;s &ldquo;outstanding contributions&rdquo; during his service. Evans stated that based on Furman&rsquo;s service the board would now allow alumni representatives to vote on the board. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 22, at the Mays Landing Campus, Room J-202. All are welcome to attend.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1946 <p>From left to right, Sean Fischer, dean of resource development and president/board of trustees operations; Dr. Peter L. Mora, college president; and Dr. Rich Perniciaro, vice president of planning, research, facilities and executive support, stand with the New Jersey state flag at Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Mays Landing Campus, raised in honor of the 350th anniversary of the Garden State, which is being recognized today.</p> <p>All three of Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s campuses have raised the state flag to mark the occasion.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Earn Your Degree Online at Atlantic Cape Community College http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1944 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College will offer more than 100 courses online this fall as an option for those unable to attend classes in a traditional setting. The college offers 13 associate degree programs entirely online, as well as credits toward any of the college&rsquo;s 55 degree programs. Fall classes begin Sept. 2.</p> <p>Register online at www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at any of the college&rsquo;s three locations: Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike; the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.</p> <p>Some online options this fall are: Fundamentals of Nutrition, Intro to Photographic Methods, Principles of Marketing, Creative Writing I, American National Government, Child Psychology, Financial Accounting, College Algebra and more.</p> <p>Courses are accessible 24/7, so students can log on and work at their convenience.</p> <p>Atlantic Cape was the first community college in New Jersey to offer a full degree program at a distance, to accommodate the 24-hour schedules of casino and tourism employees.</p> <p>The degree programs that are available entirely online include: Business, Business Administration (A.A. or A.S), Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Systems Support, Database Design and Development, General Studies, History, Literature, Office Systems Technology, Psychology and Social Science.</p> <p>&ldquo;The courses are particularly convenient for parents of young children, those in the military, police officers, firefighters, the disabled, those recovering from illness and those who have flexible work schedules,&rdquo; said Michelle Perkins, director of instructional technology.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>For more information, email <a href="mailto:summer@atlantic.edu">fall@atlantic.edu</a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Atlantic Cape Adds Helicopter Pilot Degree Program http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1943 <p><strong></strong>Atlantic Cape Community College will launch a new degree this fall for those interested in learning to fly helicopters. Students in the Professional Helicopter Pilot program will be prepared to earn their Federal Aviation Administration license as a private and commercial helicopter pilot with an instrument rating.</p> <p>The Professional Helicopter Pilot option is designed to provide students with the necessary aeronautical skills and knowledge to earn a commercial pilot certificate with a rotorcraft category and a helicopter class rating. Emphasis is placed on aeronautical decision-making, flight safety and effective flying techniques. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared for entry-level employment as a commercial helicopter pilot and/or to continue their education by transferring to a baccalaureate program.</p> <p>Students will learn through a combination of classroom and hands-on training.</p> <p>To be eligible for admission into this program, students must be a citizen of the United States, be at least 18 years old and successfully pass an FAA Class II medical examination.</p> <p>Classes will be held at the Atlantic City International Airport. The fall semester begins Sept. 2. Registration is ongoing, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., or online at <a title="www.atlantic.edu/fall" href="../../fall">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a>.</p> <p>For more information, contact James Taggart at jtaggart@atlantic.edu or (609) 839-0451.</p>