Atlantic Cape Community College http://www.atlantic.edu News at Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees Appoints New Dean of STEM Programs http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2540 <p>The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Dr. Richard Pagan as dean of Science, Technology, Engineering &amp; Math Programs at its July 26 meeting at the Mays Landing Campus.</p> <p>Pagan comes to Atlantic Cape from Greensboro, North Carolina, with nearly 20 years of experience in higher education, as well as 21 years of service to the United States Air Force. Highlights of his career include serving as senior vice president &amp; campus director at National Aviation Academy of New England, college administrator and division chair at Guilford Technical Community College in North Carolina, and professor and program coordinator at Fairmont State and Pierpont Community &amp; Technical colleges in West Virginia.</p> <p>Pagan begins his responsibilities at Atlantic Cape Aug. 29.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>In Personnel Action, the Board approved:</strong></p> <p>--Rebecca Ackley of Cape May, office coordinator, Cape May County Campus administrative and support services, effective July 27.</p> <p>--Kenyatta Collins of Clayton, temporary assistant professor of psychology, effective Aug. 29.</p> <p>--Stacey Clapp of Mays Landing, director of marketing and college relations, effective July 27.</p> <p>--The resignation of Jennifer Rowand of Egg Harbor Township, controller, finance, effective Aug. 12.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Contracts and Purchases:</strong></p> <p>--Waste hauling and disposal services, three-year contract, Earthtech Contracting, Seaville, $67,788.</p> <p>--Content management system software and maintenance, Hannon Hill Corporation, Atlanta, $103,560.</p> <p>--Nursing assessment program, Assessment Technologies Institute, Overland Park, Kansas, $119,375.</p> <p>--New Jersey Council of County Colleges annual membership, NJCCC, Trenton, $51,336.</p> <p>--SimCare support plan for Tower Simulation and RADAR systems in the Air Traffic Control program, Adacel Systems, Orlando, $41,117.</p> <p>--Adult basic skills contract, payment for services performed as part of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to Pleasantville Public Schools, Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic, and Cape May County Technical School, a total of $327,240.</p> <p>--Set per student, per course fee for radiologic technology services with Shore Medical Center, Somers Point.</p> <p>--Approved a revision to the Student Success Center construction contract with Arthur J. Ogren, Inc., of Vineland, to incorporate previously planned and budgeted site work, bringing the total bid to $13,316,345.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>In Grant Activity, the Board:</strong></p> <p>--Approved participating as a subgrantee applicant in Bergen Community College&rsquo;s application to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration for the America&rsquo;s Promise Job-Driven Grant Program, to strengthen the pipeline of skilled workers to expand the region&rsquo;s middle-to high-skilled workforce, with Atlantic Cape requesting subgrant funding totaling approximately $500,000 for health care industry training, over the anticipated term of Jan. 1, 2017-Dec. 31, 2020.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>FY&rsquo;17 Tuition and Fee Schedule Revised</strong></p> <p>The board approved revised tuition and fee schedule for FY&rsquo;17 that includes a reduction in fees for the Commercial Pilot course to $25,295, which reflects the correct number of flight hours required.</p> <p>Additionally, the board accepted per student course fees for the following Radiologic Technology courses: Radiologic Procedures I, $1,695; Principles of Imaging I, $1,130; Clinical Radiography I, $1,130; Radiographic Procedures II, $1,695; Principles of Imaging II, $1,130; Clinical Radiography II, $1,130; Clinical Radiography III, $1,695; Radiographic Procedures III, $1,130; Digital Imaging, $1,130; Radiation Biology &amp; Protection, $1,695; Introduction to Advanced Modalities, $565; Clinical Radiography IV, $1,695; and Clinical Radiography V, $2,260.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>In Other Business, the Board:</strong></p> <p>--Approved the June 2016 financial statement.</p> <p>--Approved the appropriation of $80,000 from the FY&rsquo;16 year-end unrestricted fund balance to the unrestricted Plant Fund for the acquisition and implementation of a new content management system.</p> <p>--Approved a 2 percent pay increase for adjunct and senior adjunct instructors, per credit hour.</p> <p>--Reaffirmed the following policies, in keeping with a periodic review of the Policies and Procedures Manual: Policy #25 Violence Against Women Act and the Campus Sexual Violence Act; Policy #24 President&rsquo;s Performance Evaluation; Policy #22 Committees; Policy #20 Presidential Search; Policy #18 Employment of Personnel; Policy #17 Salary Increases-Union Exempt Personnel.</p> <p>--Recognized an agreement with Delta Dental of New Jersey to continue to provide high quality dental coverage to college employees.</p> <p>--Approved dropping the Respiratory Therapy, Associate in Applied Science degree effective fall 2016.</p> <p>--Welcomed Alma Albarran-Martinez of Hammonton as the alumni representative to the board for the upcoming year.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>In the President&rsquo;s Report:</strong></p> <p>--Dr. Peter Mora introduced Atlantic City Councilman Jesse Kurtz, who affirmed a resolution approved at a recent council meeting congratulating the college on its 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary. Kurtz discussed the importance of Atlantic Cape in the Atlantic City community as it creates opportunity in workforce training, basic skills, literacy training as well as degree and non-degree programs.</p> <p>--Dr. Mitchell Levy, vice president of student affairs and branch campus management, discussed the book he recently co-authored and co-edited, &ldquo;Academic and Student Affairs in Collaboration: Creating a Culture of Student Success.&rdquo; The book was published in June by Routledge Press Inc. and provides a comprehensive and evidence-based understanding of the partnerships necessary to achieve an institutional culture devoted to student success. Contributing authors from Atlantic Cape include: Michael Kammer, associate professor of English as a Second Language; Sue DePhilippis, associate professor of ESL; Judith Otterburn-Martinez, assistant professor of ESL; Maryann Flemming-McCall,&nbsp;associate professor of English; Tammy DeFranco, director of student services and campus management at Cape May County Campus; Lisa Givens, manager of student activities and athletics; Erika DiRenzo, former Atlantic Cape adjunct instructor; Janet Marler, associate dean of academic support services; and Jennie Buoy, former Atlantic Cape adjunct instructor of English.</p> <p>--Levy and DeFranco announced student Manny Rodriguez was named the first community college HERO in the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers and is featured on a billboard and HERO campaign promotions.</p> <p><strong>The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Mays Landing Campus. All are welcome to attend.</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p> Atlantic Cape Offers Courses in Paralegal Studies http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2539 <p>If you are interested in pursuing careers, education and degrees in Paralegal Studies, Atlantic Cape Community College offers a Paralegal Studies Program that is American Bar Association-approved. 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>Courses being offered include: Intro to Law &amp; Litigation (LEGL-110-ME0), Legal Research and Writing (LEGL-140-ME01), Trial Advocacy (LEGL-212-ME01), Family Law (LEGL-248-ME01), Torts/Personal Injury Ltg (LEGL-250-ME01), and Cooperative Education (LEGL-280-MD01).</p> <p>There is still time to register for fall classes, which begin Aug. 29. Visit www.atlantic.edu/fall for a complete listing of fall classes and the steps to enroll at Atlantic Cape.</p> <p>For more information on the Paralegal Studies Program, contact Marilyn Malerba Keiner, professor of business and paralegal studies, at keiner@atlantic.edu or (609) 343-4941.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Bacharach Institute of Rehabilitation Gives Money To Support Nursing Scholarships at Atlantic Cape Community College http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2538 <p>The Bacharach Institute of Rehabilitation donated $25,000 from the Pauline Hollander Scholarship Foundation toward nursing scholarships at Atlantic Cape Community College, Thursday, June 30. Through the donation, five $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to nursing students at the college.</p> <p>For more information about the Atlantic Cape Foundation and giving opportunities, contact Maria Kellett, senior director of resource development &amp; community and alumni outreach, at (609) 463-3670 or <a href="mailto:mkellett@atlantic.edu">mkellett@atlantic.edu</a>, or visit <a href="../../about/foundation.htm">http://www.atlantic.edu/foundation</a>.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Oct. 7 Golf Tournament to Benefit Atlantic Cape Students http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2537 <p>The 2016 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble &ldquo;Fore&rdquo; Scholarships golf tournament is planned for Friday, Oct. 7, at the Cape May National Golf Club in Cape May. Partnering with the Atlantic Cape Foundation, Cape May National will host the tournament to support student scholarships and Foundation operations. In honor of the college&rsquo;s upcoming 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary, a few surprises will also be added to the tournament.</p> <p>The tournament will follow a scramble format, beginning with a shotgun-start at 12:30 p.m. Player fees, which include a complimentary gift, lunch and awards dinner, are $150 per person and $500 per foursome. Golfers can participate in a variety of skills challenges, including closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests. Individuals and businesses can also support the event through sponsorship opportunities ranging from $125 to $5,000.</p> <p>Located on Route 9 near renowned Victorian Cape May, and centrally located along one of the world&rsquo;s most famous bird migration flyways, Cape May National has been recognized as one of the most naturally beautiful courses in the United States.</p> <p>For sponsorship or player information, contact Alicia McMackin at (609) 463-4672 or amcmacki@atlantic.edu.</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 $3 million for scholarships, Foundation operations and to enhance academic programs and the campus environment. Annually, the Foundation provides nearly $300,000 for institutional scholarships, grants and emergency help.</p> <p>-30-</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Still Time to Register for Fall Classes at Atlantic Cape http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2536 <p>There is still time to register for the fall semester at Atlantic Cape Community College. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 29.</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>First-time Atlantic Cape students applying for fall semester are encouraged to inquire about Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Conditional Dual Admission agreements with Stockton, Fairleigh Dickinson and Rutgers universities.</p> <p>For students who wish to continue their studies beyond the associate degree, Atlantic Cape has partnerships with Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson universities where students can earn a bachelor&rsquo;s degree without leaving the Mays Landing Campus.&nbsp;</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 40 articulation/transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country.</p> <p>The college offers 47 degree programs, with classes that include: Fundamental Drawing, Principles of Marketing, Public Speaking, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Macroeconomics, Advanced Computer Programming-Java, World Geography, Music Appreciation, World Myths and Legends, Child Psychology, Principles of Sociology and more.</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</p> <p>schedule of fall courses, visit www.atlantic.edu/fall. For more information, email <a href="mailto:fall@atlantic.edu">fall@atlantic.edu</a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> <p>-30-</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Atlantic Cape Showcases UAS Technology for Law Enforcement http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2535 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s Aviation &amp; Technology Studies Institute demonstrated the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems for accident reconstruction July 11, for regional law enforcement agencies.</p> <p>James Taggart of Galloway, professor of computer information systems, and Tim Cwik of Stone Harbor, adjunct instructor of aviation, explained how to use a UAS to document a crash or crime scene and reconstruct the scene with the footage recovered by the UAS.</p> <p>Representatives from the New Jersey State Police, Maryland Transportation Authority Police, Atlantic County Prosecutor&rsquo;s Office, Cape May County Prosecutor&rsquo;s Office and other agencies attended the demonstration.</p> <p>Atlantic Cape has a growing UAS program and will offer a new course this fall providing hands-on and classroom instruction designed to prepare students to earn their remote pilot certificate with small UAS rating as outlined in Part 107 of the Federal Air Regulations released last month.</p> <p>Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operation-Multi-Rotor is designed to teach students to operate a small-unmanned aircraft system. Topics in the three-credit course include regulations, navigation, the conditions affecting flight, and flight instruments. Students will gain practical experience flying a sUAS.</p> <p>Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operation-Multi-Rotor meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., beginning Aug. 29, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Register online through WebAdvisor at <a title="www.atlantic.edu/fall" href="../../fall">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Atlantic City Council Resolution Honors Atlantic Cape http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2534 <p><strong></strong>The Atlantic City Council approved a resolution congratulating Atlantic Cape Community College on its 50th anniversary at the July 13 city council meeting.</p> <p>Dr. Peter L. Mora, college president, accepted the resolution, which is the first honoring this milestone that the college will celebrate during the 2016-2017 school year.</p> <p>The resolution recognized the important role Atlantic Cape plays in higher education for residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties, and its continued efforts to make education and workforce training available and affordable.</p> <p>In December 1963, the State Department of Education granted approval for the establishment of Atlantic Cape, which became the second college to be organized by the state on April 14, 1964. The college opened its doors to students in September 1966, using facilities rented from Atlantic City High School. Atlantic Cape now has full-service campuses in Mays Landing, Atlantic City and Cape May Court House.</p> <p>The college will kick off a yearlong series of 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary events with a Community Day, noon-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. The event is free and open to the public and will feature music by Seven Stone, face painting, a UAV demonstration, food trucks, craft and nonprofit vendors and much more.</p> Earn Your Degree Online at Atlantic Cape Community College http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2533 <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 12 associate degree programs entirely online, as well as credits toward any of the college&rsquo;s 46 degree programs. Fall classes begin Aug. 29.</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>&nbsp;Some online options this fall are: Financial Accounting, Essentials of Culinary Nutrition, Graphic Design, Criminal Law, Composition I, Educational Psychology, Western World I, 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 (AS/AAS), 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>In 2015, the college was named one of the &ldquo;50 Best Online Community Colleges&rdquo; by Best Value Schools.</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;</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 to Hold Paralegal Studies Information Sessions http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2532 <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., Wednesday, July 27, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, and Thursday, July 28, at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.</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 Aug. 29. Visit www.atlantic.edu/fall 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> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2531 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College is offering a variety of credit classes this fall at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House. Fall semester classes begin Monday, Aug. 29.</p> <p>Classes offered this fall include: Financial Accounting, Fundamentals of Nutrition, Art Appreciation, Intro to College Chemistry, Intro to Business, Principles of Marketing, Business Law I, Internet Research, Intro to Computers, Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking, Macroeconomics, Educational Psychology, Reading/Writing I, Composition I, Earth Science, Intro to Government &amp; Politics, Western World I, Precalculus, College Algebra, Statistical Methods, Intro to Philosophy, Child Psychology, Elementary Spanish I, and Intro to Theater.</p> <p>Virtual classes offered this fall include: Comprehensive Medical Terminology, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management, Intro to Public Relations, Intro to Criminal Justice, Intro to Cyber Crime, Criminal Law, 19<sup>th</sup> Century American Lit, Introduction to Humanities I, Introduction to Logic, Abnormal Psychology and Social Psychology.</p> <p>Classes for this new model will be taught in a hybrid virtual format with students at the Mays Landing Campus. The professor will divide their time between the two locations and the course will be live-streamed to the opposite campus at each class meeting, which will enable students to earn up to nine degrees entirely in person at CMCC, including: Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, Education, General Studies, Health Services, Human Services, Liberal Arts and Psychology.</p> <p>First-time Atlantic Cape students applying for fall semester are encouraged to inquire about Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Conditional Dual Admission agreements with Stockton, 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 nearly 40 articulation/transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>To view a complete list of fall courses and to register online, visit <a href="../../fall">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a>. Regular registration hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday. The college will be closed on Fridays, through Aug. 19. For more information, call (609) 463-3960.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Atlantic Cape Faculty, Administrators Co-Author Book Highlighting Student Success http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2530 <p>Dr. Mitchell Levy, vice president, student affairs and dean of Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s Cape May County Campus, co-authored and co-edited a book with Dr. Bernard A. Polnariev titled, &ldquo;Academic and Student Affairs in Collaboration: Creating a Culture of Student Success.&rdquo; The book was published in June by Routledge Press, Inc.</p> <p>Contributing authors from Atlantic Cape faculty and staff include: Michael Kammer, associate professor of English as a Second Language; Sue DePhilippis, associate professor of English as a Second Language; Judith Otterbrun-Martinez, assistant professor of English as a Second Language; Maryann Flemming-McCall,&nbsp;associate professor of English; Tammy DeFranco, director of student services and campus management at Cape May County Campus; Lisa Givens, manager of student activities and athletics; Erika DiRenzo, former Atlantic Cape adjunct instructor; Janet Marler, associate dean of academic support services; and Jennie Buoy, former Atlantic Cape adjunct instructor of English.</p> <p>The chapter in the book that includes Atlantic Cape faculty and staff represents the college&rsquo;s curricular infusion research, which received the 2016 NASPA Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs Knowledge Community Promising Practices Award. Atlantic Cape is the only college in the nation, community college or four-year, to receive the award this year. The research has been presented at state, regional, national and international conferences.</p> <p>The book provides a comprehensive and evidenced-based understanding of the partnerships necessary to achieve an institutional culture devoted to student success. Chapter authors explore how to design, implement and assess collaborative efforts between student and academic affairs in support of increased student success.&nbsp;</p> <p>To learn more about student success initiatives at Atlantic Cape, visit <a href="../../atd">www.atlantic.edu/atd</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2529 <p>The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College &ldquo;Savory Sundays&rdquo; cooking demonstration highlights how to incorporate super foods into your salad for texture and added energy, Sunday, July 17, at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Academy of Culinary Arts alumna Brianna Manning, chef of Kitchen 19 in Hammonton, along with ACA students, will explore how to give salads a punch with several recipes.</p> <p>The ACA will present three shows each month at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. in the first floor main court. Another demonstration is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 21, which will explore appealing fruit and veggie smoothies to create a healthy breakfast or cool summer treat.</p> <p>Attendants will have the opportunity to win free admission to one of the Academy of Culinary Arts continuing education workshops. Previous workshops have included baking artisan breads, pasta exploration and alternative grains.</p> <p>The ACA has been training future chefs by nationally recognized chef educators for more than 30 years, and is accredited by the American Culinary Federation. For more information about the ACA, call 1-800-645&#8209;CHEF, email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:accadmit@atlantic.edu">accadmit@atlantic.edu</a>, or visit&nbsp;<a href="../../aca">www.atlantic.edu/aca</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Still Time to Register for Fall Classes at Atlantic Cape http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2528 <p>There is still time to register for the fall semester at Atlantic Cape Community College. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 29.</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>First-time Atlantic Cape students applying for fall semester are encouraged to inquire about Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Conditional Dual Admission agreements with Stockton, Fairleigh Dickinson and Rutgers universities.</p> <p>For students who wish to continue their studies beyond the associate degree, Atlantic Cape has partnerships with Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson universities where students can earn a bachelor&rsquo;s degree without leaving the Mays Landing Campus.&nbsp;</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 40 articulation/transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country.</p> <p>The college offers 47 degree programs, with classes that include: Fundamental Drawing, Principles of Marketing, Public Speaking, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Macroeconomics, Advanced Computer Programming-Java, World Geography, Music Appreciation, World Myths and Legends, Child Psychology, Principles of Sociology and more.</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 www.atlantic.edu/fall. For more information, email <a href="mailto:fall@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> Trustees Approve Personnel Matters at June Meeting http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2526 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s Board of Trustees approved personnel changes and contracts and purchases when it met June 28 at the Mays Landing Campus.</p> <p><strong>In Personnel Action, the Board approved the:</strong></p> <p>--Promotion of Maryann Flemming-McCall to associate professor, English, effective Aug. 29.</p> <p>--Promotion of Barbara Heard to associate professor, biology, effective Aug. 29.</p> <p>--Promotion of Lydia Lehr to associate professor, art, effective Aug. 29.</p> <p>--Promotion of Dr. Geralyn Michelfelder to professor, nursing, effective Aug. 29.</p> <p>--Promotion of Stephanie Natale-Boianelli to associate professor, developmental English, effective Aug. 29.</p> <p>--Promotion of Jay Peterson to professor, English, effective Aug. 29.</p> <p>--Promotion of Karen Zaniewski to associate professor, nursing, effective Aug. 29.</p> <p>&nbsp;--Transition to institutional funding for Ellen Splaver, counselor II, Educational Opportunity Fund.</p> <p>--Appointment of Michael Barnes, assistant director of disability support services, effective July 11.</p> <p>--Promotion of Chad Bullock to senior manager of adaptive technology, disability support services, retroactive to June 6.</p> <p>--Reclassification of Rahshana Davis to program coordinator, student development, retroactive to May 4.</p> <p>--Promotion of Gracellen Thorstensen to specialist, office of the president and Board of Trustees services, effective July 5.</p> <p>--Title change and transfer of Danays Alvarado to financial aid specialist, effective July 1.</p> <p>--Promotion of Alicia McMackin to manager, resource development, effective July 1.</p> <p>--Title change of Dr. Mitchell Levy, from vice president, student affairs and branch campus management, to vice president, student affairs and dean, Cape May County Campus, effective, Aug. 1.</p> <p>--Title change of Dr. Richard Perniciaro, from executive vice president, planning, research and facilities to executive vice president, planning, research and facilities and dean, Worthington Atlantic City Campus, effective Aug. 1.</p> <p>--Resignation of Danielle Epps, assistant director, admissions, effective July 8.</p> <p><strong>Contracts and Purchases:</strong></p> <p>--Academy of Culinary Arts supplies, multiple vendors, $47,166.</p> <p>--Custodial supplies, multiple vendors, $111,743.</p> <p>--Central storeroom supplies, Office Basics, Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, $18,223, and W.B. Mason, Egg Harbor Township, $1,490.</p> <p>--Paper and envelopes, Paper Mart, East Hanover, $10,472, and Office Basics, Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, $31,410.</p> <p>--Printer repairs, Harland Technology Services, Omaha, Nebraska, $19,277.</p> <p>--Asbestos abatement, Building E, Jupiter Environmental Services, Inc., Pine Brook, $42,960.</p> <p>--Authorized awarding contract with Borden Perlman for insurance with a premium of $464,789.</p> <p>--Approved remittance of the assessment for FY2016-17 of $259,444 to New Jersey Community College Insurance Pool for the New Jersey Community College Insurance Pool Worker&rsquo;s Compensation Fund.</p> <p>--Approved awarding a contract with T.L. Groseclose Associates for student insurance, accident and catastrophic for sports.</p> <p>--Approved a one-year legal services contract with Louis J. Greco for a retainer fee of $45,996 and an hourly rate of $134 for litigation and off-campus hearings.</p> <p>--Approved a renewal of the course fee for fixed wing training service through Ocean Aire, Toms River.</p> <p>--Approved a student fee schedule for helicopter training services with Helicopter Flight Services, Medford.</p> <p>--Approved a contract for Sign Language Interpreter Services of Levittown, Pennsylvania.</p> <p>--Approved a contract for $35,000 to the Association of Community College Trustees for professional services to conduct a presidential search, and authorized funds not to exceed $15,000 for related search expenses.</p> <p><strong>In Grant Activity, the Board:</strong></p> <p>--Approved accepting a Collegiate Archery Program travel grant of $500 from Easton Sports Development Foundation and a $1,000 travel grant from USA Archery.</p> <p>--Approved submitting an application to the New Jersey Council of County Colleges for a grant of $20,000 to support the delivery of college-level courses to high school students before they graduate high school, over the anticipated term of Sept. 1-Dec. 31, 2016.</p> <p>--Approved submitting an application to and accepting a grant from the New Jersey Department of Education, FY17 Perkins Grant program, for a grant of $479,851, over the term of July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017.</p> <p>--Approved submitting a budget to and accepting a grant from the State of New Jersey, Office of the Secretary of Higher Education FY17 Educational Opportunity Fund Article IV, for a grant of $183,340, over the term of June 1, 2016-June 30, 2017.</p> <p>--Approved submitting an application to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title II, Adult Education and Literacy, Consolidated Adult Basic Skills and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Grant Programs for a grant of $650,300, with project partners Cape May County Technical School District, Literacy Volunteers Cape Atlantic and Pleasantville Public Schools, over the term of July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017.</p> <p><strong>FY17 Tuition and Fee Schedule Revised</strong></p> <p>The board approved per student per course fees for flight training services, revising program fees for experiential flight, $2,269; aeronautical skills, $3,399; instrument pilot, $10,929; airplane flight instructor, $8,285; and commercial pilot, $27,485. Fixed wing training services to be provided by Ocean Aire, Toms River. The board approved per student per course fees for helicopter training, revising program fees for instrument pilot helicopter, $28,452; commercial pilot helicopter, $50,700; flight instruction, $14,647; and helicopter add-on, $35,173. Helicopter training services will be provided by Helicopter Flight Services, Medford.</p> <p><strong>In Other Business, the Board:</strong></p> <p>--Approved the May 2016 financial statement.</p> <p>--Approved and adopted the Strategic Plan for FY2017-2021, effective July 1.</p> <p>--Acknowledged the FY17 Annual Budget Message.</p> <p>--Approved Cape May County Campus Named Giving Opportunities.</p> <p>--Approved the Cape May County Campus Library naming rights to the Mullock Family.</p> <p>--Approved offering the Preschool to Grade 3 Education Associate in Arts degree, and Child Development and Child Care Associate in Applied Science degree, effective fall 2017. The programs were previously offered as options but are being converted to full degrees to better serve students.</p> <p>--Approved offering a Fine Arts Studies Associate in Fine Arts degree effective fall 2017. This new degree will provide students with a foundation in visual arts and lead to exhibition opportunities or entry-level employment.</p> <p>--Recognized Israel Negron II of Hammonton for his service as alumni representative to the Board of Trustees.</p> <p><strong>In the President&rsquo;s Report:</strong></p> <p>--Board Chairperson Maria Torres led a program on behalf of the board to honor the college&rsquo;s 2016 retirees. Torres thanked the retirees for their combined 272 years of service to the college, including:</p> <p>--Angus Borders, Egg Harbor Township, 35 years of service</p> <p>--Chef Phil Cragg, Lanoka Harbor, 26 years of service</p> <p>--Patricia Gandy, Mays Landing, 17 years of service</p> <p>--Joyce Grohman, Galloway, 43 years of service</p> <p>--Chef Michael Huber, Somers Point, 19 years of service</p> <p>--Dennis Huey, Linwood, 43 years of service</p> <p>--Elinor Mattern, Mt. Holly, 23 years of service</p> <p>--Dr. Peter L. Mora, Palermo, 41 years of service</p> <p>--Mary Yoa, Ocean City, 25 years of service</p> <p>--Trustee Ellen Byrne, Esq., and Eileen Curristine, dean of human resources, public safety and compliance, presented key topics and findings from the Association of Community College Trustees Summit on Safeguarding College Campuses they attended in Portland, Oregon, this month.</p> <p>--Jean McAlister, dean, resource development &amp; president/board of trustees operations and executive director of the Atlantic Cape Foundation, and Andre Richburg, dean of enrollment management and college relations, spoke about the college&rsquo;s upcoming 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary. The college will kick off a yearlong celebration with a community day event Sept. 17, at the Mays Landing Campus. Additional events at all three campuses will be held throughout the year.</p> <p><strong>The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 26, at the Mays Landing Campus. All are welcome to attend.</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p> http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2525 <p>If you are considering beginning a new career in the health care field, the Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College is offering short-term training that can put you on the path to a new profession.</p> <p>Atlantic Cape prepares students for careers as a:</p> <ul> <li>Certified Medical Assistant</li> <li>Certified Nurse Aide</li> <li>Certified Home Health Aide</li> <li>EKG/Monitor Technician</li> <li>Emergency Medical Technician</li> <li>Patient Care Technician</li> <li>Phlebotomy Technician</li> </ul> <p>These comprehensive training programs run from six weeks to seven months, and prepare you to earn the license or certification required by area employers. In addition, the clinical experience gives you practical, hands-on perspective that employers value.</p> <p>Learn more about each health care profession to determine which is right for you at an upcoming information session. Call Marie Pepe at (609) 343-4864 to register for a session. Walk-ins are welcome.</p> <p><strong>Sessions will be held at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.:</strong> 10 a.m.-noon, July 7; 2-4 p.m., July 21; 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 11; 2-4 p.m., Aug. 25; 10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 15; and 2-4 p.m., Sept. 29.</p> <p><strong>Sessions are offered at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House:</strong> 10 a.m.-noon, July 14; 2-4 p.m., Aug. 18; and 10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 22.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>