Taste Your Way Around The World With Academy of Culinary Arts Dessert Series

4838365794_165a591e52_zAtlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts will offer dessert enthusiasts opportunities to learn how to prepare an assortment of sweet treats just in time for the holidays. Chef Mary Lou D’Angelo ’85 ACA of Ventnor City will lead the series.

 Explore three delicious American desserts: Bread pudding with bourbon sauce, apple cobbler, and individual strawberry shortcakes with cinnamon honey biscuits in American Fare, Sept. 10. Continue reading

Academy of Culinary Arts Announces Fall Open House Dates

aca joinThe Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will host several open houses this fall for prospective students who love to cook and are interested in starting a career in the culinary field.

The open houses are planned for 9 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1; 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19 (college-wide open house); 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12; and 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, M-Building. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Offers Resources for Displaced Casino Workers

workersAtlantic Cape Community College welcomes workers displaced by casino shutdowns to take advantage of its computer labs and additional resources while searching for new employment.

The college is making computers available at its campuses, by appointment, beginning Monday, Sept. 15. Displaced workers must present a casino ID and bring a USB drive to save their work, or purchase a low-cost print card at campus libraries. Lists of career exploration and resume-building websites will be provided. Continue reading

From the Cape May County Campus – Aug. 19, 2014

By Lisa Apel-Gendron

The grounds look impeccable, the floors are flawlessly waxed, the white boards are pristine, the desks are shiny, and we’re ready for fall 2014!

Tammy DeFranco is pictured with some of our student volunteers who did whatever it took to make the day a success.

Tammy DeFranco is pictured with some of our student volunteers who did whatever it took to make the day a success.

New Student Orientation at CMCC Aug.13 was an unqualified success, with nearly 100 students and 30 parents in attendance. Most took advantage of the informative workshops, campus tours and information tables, and many obtained student ID’s and parking decals, as well. Continue reading

Continuing Education and Workforce Development- Aug. 19, 2014

By Sherwood Taylor

GEAR UP at Atlantic Cape

This year’s GEAR UP participants contributed to the success of program initiatives by remaining invested in counseling sessions, college visits, educational field trips, and Saturday Program.   Among the many activities offered to GEAR UP students were field trips to Monmouth University, the Franklin Institute, Princeton University, ACUA, Amish Village, University of Delaware and Atlantic Cape’s College Awareness Day.

Students who participated in the 2014 GEAR UP Summer Program took part in project-based instruction in the subjects of math, science and language arts.    The theme for this summer’s program was Global Connectedness.  In “Math Like an Egyptian,” students crafted and learned to use their very own abacus.   The science project, “Sustainability for a Greener Earth,” allowed students to experiment with bio-energy, chemicals and solar power.   In language arts, students explored, “Poetry from Around the World,” and presented work in their very own poetry slam.    Continue reading

Academy of Culinary Arts Earns Renewal of Nationally Recognized Accreditation

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College received “exemplary” programmatic accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission in July.

Accreditation by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC) assures that a program is meeting at least a minimum of standards and competencies set for faculty, curriculum and student services. The Academy of Culinary Arts is one of only two programs accredited by the commission in New Jersey. Continue reading

Last Chance to Register; Fall Classes Begin Sept. 2

Students interested in taking fall classes at Atlantic Cape Community College are running out of time to register. The fall semester begins Tuesday, Sept. 2. Register online at http://www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at any of the college’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.

The last day to register in person is Friday, Aug. 29. Registration continues online through Monday, Sept. 1.

The college offers 55 degree programs, with classes that include: Fundamental Drawing, Principles of Marketing, Public Speaking, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Macroeconomics, Introduction to Engineering, World Geography, Music Appreciation, World Myths and Legends, Child Psychology, Principles of Sociology, Introduction to Mass Media and more.

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.

With locations close to home, students can start at Atlantic Cape and finish at Stockton, Rutgers or Fairleigh Dickinson. Atlantic Cape’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.

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 fall@atlantic.edu or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.