Atlantic Cape Community College http://www.atlantic.edu News at Atlantic Cape Community College Free Entrepreneurial Training Begins This Fall; Information Sessions Scheduled for Aug. 11 & 18 http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1965 <p><strong></strong>Have dreams of starting your own business? Atlantic Cape Community College has partnered with the Ocean City Free Public Library, Ocean City Chamber of Commerce and New Jersey Small Business Development Center at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey to present &ldquo;Fresh Start Entrepreneurial Training Program,&rdquo; beginning Tuesday, Oct. 14.</p> <p>The 60-hour program is free for qualified students and will feature:</p> <ul> <li>One-on-one instruction from experienced business professionals, group coaching and mentoring</li> <li>Individualized small business group coaching </li> <li>Group/individual mentoring after the classroom training ends</li> </ul> <p>At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to create a business plan; understand funding resources; develop a marketing plan; understand information system options for customer relations management; and understand the basics of accounting and finance.</p> <p><strong>Information Sessions Planned for Aug. 11 &amp; 18</strong></p> <p>&ldquo;Fresh Start Entrepreneurial Training Program&rdquo; information sessions are planned for 5:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., and Monday, Aug. 18, at Atlantic Cape Community College, Building T, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. Pre-registration at www.atlantic.edu/conted is required.</p> <p>Unemployed or underemployed residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties who have an idea for their own business are encouraged to attend.</p> <p>For additional information, contact (609) 343-5655 or sdecicco@atlantic.edu.</p> Love to Cook? Register Now for Fall Classes at The Academy of Culinary Arts http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1964 <p>If you&rsquo;ve always loved to cook or are ready to start a new career, there is still time to register for fall classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College. Financial aid and scholarships are available. ACA classes begin Monday, Aug. 25.</p> <p>New culinary students should contact Valerie Weller at (609) 343-4944 or Judy DeSalvo at 343-5624 to schedule a registration appointment.</p> <p>The Academy offers associate degree programs in culinary arts, baking and pastry, and food service management, and short-term specialization certificates in hot foods, baking and pastry, food service management and catering.</p> <p>ACA students have many opportunities to gain hands-on experience, including the Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala, Iron Student Chef Competition, American Culinary Federation&rsquo;s Junior Chefs Competition, Cha&icirc;ne des R&ocirc;tisseurs dinner, Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Organic Greenhouse, American Vegan Society dinners, Strudels Bakeshop, Culinary Student Association, Baking &amp; Pastry Club and food shows.</p> <p>Full-time classes meet five hours a day, Monday through Friday, in morning, afternoon or evening sessions at Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. The ACA has been training future chefs for more than 30 years. For more information about the ACA, call 1-800-645&#8209;CHEF, email <a href="mailto:accadmit@atlantic.edu">accadmit@atlantic.edu</a>, or visit <a href="../../aca">www.atlantic.edu/aca</a>.</p> Course in Unmanned Aerial Systems Available This Fall http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1963 <p><strong></strong>Atlantic Cape Community College will offer Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems this fall through its Aviation Studies program for those interested in learning about the emerging field of non-piloted aircraft.</p> <p>The course will cover:</p> <ul> <li>History of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/Systems</li> <li>Comprehensive applications of UAS in precision agriculture, search and rescue, pipeline monitoring, protecting wildlife, police surveillance, filmmaking, border patrol and tracking migrating whale populations, among other activities</li> <li>Fourth Amendment considerations concerning domestic surveillance, privacy protection, unreasonable search and seizure, case law and the legislative climate</li> <li>Present and future regulations and standards</li> <li>Technical components of UAS, such as ground stations, autonomous flight, payloads, launch and recovery process, sense and avoid capability, line of sight operations, communication data link and satellite uplink</li> </ul> <p>The class meets 7-9:45 p.m., Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 2, at the Mays Landing Campus 5100 Black Horse Pike, and is open to the general public.</p> <p>Instructors are Adam Greco, air traffic domain director in the Technical Strategies &amp; Integration Division at the William J. Hughes Technical Center, and Michael Konyak, aeronautical engineer in the Laboratory Services Division at the technical center.</p> <p>Registration hours are weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or online at www.atlantic.edu/fall. The college is closed Fridays through Aug. 15. For more information, email <a href="mailto:summer@atlantic.edu">register@atlantic.edu</a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County. Payment is due at the time of registration.</p> Registration Continues at Atlantic Cape; New Degrees, Classes Offered this Fall http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1962 <p><strong></strong>Time is running out to register for Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s fall semester. Choose from courses in art, aviation, business, communication, computers, English, math, science and more. New classes include The Criminal Court System, Film History, Introduction to Engineering and Statistics. Fall classes begin Sept. 2.</p> <p>Atlantic Cape will offer two new degree programs, including an Associate in Science in Professional Helicopter Pilot and an Associate in Arts in Preschool-Grade 3 Education.</p> <p>The Professional Helicopter Pilot option will provide students 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.</p> <p>The Preschool-Grade 3 Education option prepares students to work with children in early childhood centers, hospitals and social service agencies. It provides the student with approved academic training for group teacher positions in state-licensed day care facilities.</p> <p>Students can register at the college&rsquo;s 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>&nbsp;To view a complete list of courses and to register online, visit WebAdvisor at <a href="../../webadvisor">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a>. In-person registration hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 29. The college will be closed on Fridays, through Aug. 15. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Payment is due at the time of registration. 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> Trustees Approve Personnel Matters, Contracts at July Meeting http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1961 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s Board of Trustees met July 22 to approve personnel matters, contracts and purchases and appoint Donna Vassallo of Egg Harbor Township dean of career education. Vassallo fills the new position immediately as part of a restructuring of the academic affairs administrative team that splits liberal studies, career education and science, technology, engineering and math programs into three divisions.</p> <p>Vassallo joined Atlantic Cape in 1989 as an adjunct faculty member and assumed full-time faculty status in 2003. She has acted as area coordinator of business studies at Atlantic Cape while most recently serving as associate professor of hospitality management and business. She is the owner of Donna Vassallo Associates, LLC, a human resources consulting firm she established in 1999, specializing in employee and organizational training and development. She has worked in corporate and casino human resources at Spencer Gifts and the Claridge Casino Hotel. Her professional accomplishments include being named to the Mid-Career Fellowship Program at Princeton University, receiving the The Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Distinguished Teaching Excellence Award in 2009, and serving as co-chair of the Atlantic Cape Strategic Planning 2010-15 Steering Committee.</p> <p>Vassallo holds memberships with the Greater Atlantic City Concierge Association, the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Educators and the Society for Human Resources Management. She holds a master&rsquo;s degree in hospitality management studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University, a bachelor&rsquo;s in hospitality management from Widener University and an associate degree in hotel and restaurant management from Atlantic Cape.</p> <p><strong>In Personnel Action:</strong></p> <p>The board approved these appointments:</p> <p>--Patrick Keener of Mays Landing, testing assistant, effective July 23.</p> <p>--Matthew Kozek of Galloway, technician, information technology services, effective July 23.</p> <p>--Allison Monroe of Margate, financial aid specialist, effective July 23.</p> <p>--John Thompson of Smithville, maintenance mechanic II, facilities, effective July 23.</p> <p>--Martin Thorstensen of Vineland, technician, information technology services, effective July 23.</p> <p>--Carmelo Hernandez of Egg Harbor City, grounds, labor, maintenance worker, effective Aug. 13.</p> <p>--Jesse Kurtz of Atlantic City, senior manager, web systems and marketing, effective Aug. 4.</p> <p>--Alicia McMackin of Mays Landing, specialist, office of the president and resource development, community and alumni outreach, effective July 28.</p> <p>The board accepted the resignation of Michael Blencowe, senior manager, surgical technology program, retroactive to July 18.</p> <p>The board approved the retirements of David Banholzer of Somers Point, security officer, effective Sept. 1, and M. &ldquo;Trent&rdquo; Jones of Galloway, senior technician for information technology services, effective Feb. 1.</p> <p><strong>Purchases, Contracts Approved:</strong></p> <p>--Professional services, Stantec Architecture, Philadelphia, amended fee for architectural and engineering services on STEM building, $31,500.</p> <p>--Construction management services, Epic Management Inc., of Piscataway, amended fee for services on STEM building, $53,500.</p> <p>--Nursing assessment program, Assessment Technologies Institute, Overland Park, Kansas, $82,112.</p> <p>--New Jersey Council of County Colleges membership for FY&rsquo;15, $51,259.</p> <p>--Two-year renewal of internet services, consortium purchase, to New Jersey Institute of Technology/NJEDge, Newark, $157,616.</p> <p>--Adult Basic Skills Contract, Pleasantville Public Schools, $75,750, Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic, $69,690, and Cape May County Technical School, $176,750, total of $322,190.</p> <p>--SimCare software and hardware support through June 30, 2015, to Adacel Systems Inc., Orlando, $50,826.</p> <p>--Exterior signage for Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Custom Finishers Signs, Levittown, Pennsylvania, $78,898.50.</p> <p>--Xirrus Wireless Solution for all three campuses, TTI Wireless of Sayreville, $325,447.</p> <p>--Custodial supplies, multiple vendors, $127,508.</p> <p>--Academy of Culinary Arts supplies, multiple vendors, $66,100.43.</p> <p><strong>In Grants Action, the Board:</strong></p> <p>--Accepted a contract from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Workforce Grant and Program Management, for $599,050, to provide adult basic skills and integrated English literacy training for 319 students with partners Pleasantville Board of Education, Literacy Volunteers Cape Atlantic and Cape May County Technical School, for the period of July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015.</p> <p>--Approved the application for and accepted a travel grant from the United States Collegiate Archery in the amount of $2,500 for May 9-13, 2014, to support travel expenses to attend the national outdoor championship.</p> <p><strong>In Other Business, the Board:</strong></p> <p>--Approved the draft financial statement for the year ended July 30, 2014, as of July 10, 2014.</p> <p>--Adopted the Post-Issuance Compliance Policy in order to assist it in fulfilling its obligations to comply with Federal Tax Law requirements applicable to state-backed bonds.</p> <p><strong>In the President&rsquo;s Report:</strong></p> <p>--Dr. Peter L. Mora introduced Dr. Mitchell Levy, vice president of student affairs and branch campus management, and Mike Rennick, assistant director of athletics, to showcase the success of the college&rsquo;s athletic programs this year. Among the recent accomplishments, six student-athletes were named Academic All-Americans, the men&rsquo;s basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals, the college fielded its first women&rsquo;s compound team in archery, and the baseball team played four games at Surf Stadium in Atlantic City. Additionally, the baseball and softball teams were named as 2013-2014 National Junior College Athletic Association All-Academic Teams, which requires a minimum team GPA of 3.0. The college initiated a comprehensive approach to assisting student-athletes called the P.A.S.S. Program, Promoting Academic Success of Student-Athletes Program</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Mays Landing Campus, Room J-202. All are welcome to attend.</strong></p> College Introduces Security Officer Training http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=1960 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College will offer introductory training for those interested in a career as a security officer. The 24-hour course applies to all security practitioners and former law enforcement personnel tasked with the safety and security of the businesses they serve.</p> <p>New Jersey Security Officer Registration Act (SORA) Training includes:</p> <ul> <li>Homeland Security and Counter Terrorism</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Communications/Emergency Response</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Theft Prevention and Deterrence</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Limits on the Use of Force</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Detention of Suspects and Physical Restraint</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Ethics and Professional Conduct</li> </ul> <ul> <li>First Aid/CPR/AED</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Fire Prevention</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Report Writing</li> </ul> <p>George Saunders, a certified NJ SORA instructor with 35 years of law enforcement experience, will lead the course. Students must obtain temporary state certification before enrolling in the course. The class will be offered 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 6, 16 and 23, or Oct. 18, 25 and Nov. 1, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Building T.</p> <p>Additionally, an eight-hour New Jersey SORA Recertification class is available for those whose certification has expired, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 27.</p> <p>For more information or to register for these workshops, call (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/conted.</p> 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>