Atlantic Cape Offers Info Sessions on ‘Getting Into Health Care’

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. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop – July 2015

"Mott's Creek Fleet" by Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan.

“Mott’s Creek Fleet” by Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan.

Beginning July 1, Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan, associate professor of art, has an exhibition of watercolor paintings collectively titled, “Just Add Water,” at Great Bay Art Gallery, 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point.

A reception will be held 5-7 p.m., Friday, July 3, at the gallery. The exhibit can be viewed 3-8 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday, through July 25.

ACA Noncredit Baking and Pastry Training Program Graduates 10 (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Students Serenade Chef Educator Ruth Latorre
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21 Complete Academy of Culinary Arts Short-term Training Programs

Yuling Liu of Pleasantville, graduate of the noncredit Baking and Pastry Training Program, is headed to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa next to work under Executive Pastry Chef Thaddeus DuBois, a former executive pastry chef of the White House.

Yuling Liu of Pleasantville, graduate of the noncredit Baking and Pastry Training Program, is headed to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa next to work under Executive Pastry Chef Thaddeus DuBois, a former executive pastry chef of the White House.

Twenty-one students completed The Academy of Culinary Arts four-month noncredit training programs that began this past March in the new Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus. An awards ceremony recognizing the culinary students’ achievement was held at the campus, Tuesday, June 23, and for baking students, Tuesday, June 30.

The ceremonies began with Chef Kelly McClay, dean of the Academy of Culinary Arts, welcoming guests, followed by Dr. Otto Hernandez, vice president of academic affairs, stressing the importance of the graduates continuing their education, as well as always respecting their profession. Virgil Elam of Mays Landing, valedictorian of the Culinary Program, delivered the Culinarian’s Code during their graduation, and Maureen Marsh of Grenloch, Baking and Pastry Program valedictorian, delivered the oath at the June 30 ceremony. Continue reading

July Birthdays

Happy Birthday to the following full-time employees celebrating this month:

Dennis Price, Daniel Sweeney, July 4; Jesus Del Valle, July 5; Donna Marie McElroy, Heather Peterson, July 6; Chad Bullock, Hal Lugerner, Karen Haines, July 7; Doug Hedges, Rahshana Murphy, July 8; Angus Borders, Roze Nicholson, Lynda Phommathep, July 10; Automne Bennett, Denise Coulter, July 13; Lisa Givens, July 14; Ellen Splaver, July 16; Daniel Matt, July 17; Linda DeSantis, July 18; Mark Camma, Ruth Latorre, Robert Townsend, July 20; Brittine Pratt, Maryann McCall, Eileen Palmisano, Benjamin Ward, July 21; Cheryl Knowles Harrigan, Anita Polanco, July 23; Felicia Smith, July 24; Kenneth Selwood, July 25; Barry Canty, Clennon Roe Jr., July 26; Godfrey Barlatt, Robyn McCullough, July 27; Christine English-Martin, July 28; William Osler, July 29; Michael Bolicki, Shirley Shields, Joseph Sheridan, July 30; Sandi Greco, July 31.

Here’s the Scoop – June 2015, Part 3

Dr. Richard Perniciaro, vice president of Planning, Research, Facilities & Executive Support; Dr. Peter L. Mora, president of Atlantic Cape; and Mark Streckenbein, director of Construction and Capital Projects, after Dr. Mora awarded Mark with a plaque recognizing his retirement, June 11.

Dr. Richard Perniciaro, vice president of Planning, Research, Facilities & Executive Support; Dr. Peter L. Mora, president of Atlantic Cape; and Mark Streckenbein, director of Construction and Capital Projects, after Dr. Mora awarded Mark with a framed resolution recognizing his retirement, June 11.

Mark Streckenbein, director of Construction and Capital Projects, retired from the college this month after 30 years of service. A gathering was held June 11 at Careme’s for his farewell, that included light refreshments and a cake.

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Retirement cake for Mark Streckenbein, director of Construction and Capital Projects.

In the News — June 2015

newspaper-154444_1280 communicatorThe Atlantic Cape Marjorie Ward Scholarship winners were posted here by the Cape May County Herald Newspapers.

The college’s drone technology was mentioned in this post from the Cape May County Herald Newspapers.

Fall registration for CMCC was posted here by ShoreNewsToday.com. Continue reading