Here’s the Scoop — Feb. 5, 2016

Our deepest condolences to Angela Stewart, finance, on the death of her mother, Lizzie Smith, of Atlantic City, who passed away Jan. 31.

Expressions of sympathy can be sent to Angela at 1723 Peacock Court, Mays Landing, NJ 08330.

Andre Richburg, dean of enrollment management and college relations, participated in a panel discussion with colleagues from Stony Brook University, Fordham University, University of Delaware and Dickinson College at the College Board Regional Forum.

The forum was held at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Wednesday, Jan. 27. The session, “Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Enrollment Management,” focused on the various enrollment challenges that both community colleges and four-year schools face. Dean Richburg was able to shed light for attendees on the reality of declining enrollment throughout New Jersey and spoke about Atlantic Cape’s goal of early intervention with high school students, which has been implemented to prepare students for college-level work.

Still Time to Contribute to Atlantic Cape PECC Campaign

Greetings Atlantic Cape Employees!

For those of you that have supported the 2015-2016 South Jersey Public Employees Charitable Campaign (PECC), thank you! For those of you that are still considering a gift, it’s not too late! Yes, you can still make a difference for the students at Atlantic Cape Community College by contributing to the PECC.
While there are many organizations that are deserving of your charitable dollars, we encourage you to consider Atlantic Cape as your first choice! All donations directed to the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation create scholarships for our students. You may even choose to establish your own named scholarship through the PECC.

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Academy of Culinary Arts Offers Noncredit Course on Brewing Beer this Spring

beer-926287_1280If you are interested in learning how to brew beer, the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a 10-week introduction on just that this spring. “Beer Leadership: Brewing” will cover the steps to brew beer as well as different types of grains used to make beer and their effect on the final product.

Some topics that will be covered include: Continue reading

Careme’s Offers Three-course, Prix Fixe Dinner Menu Nightly

Careme’s is offering a three-course, prix fixe dinner menu nightly for $21.95 (plus tax and beverages) per person.

Call 609-343-4940 to make reservations or for more information.

Tickets on Sale for the March 24 ‘MISSION: POSSIBLE’ Restaurant Gala

Tickets are now on sale for South Jersey’s premier food and beverage fundraising event. The 33rd annual Atlantic Cape Community College “MISSION: POSSIBLE” Restaurant Gala takes place Thursday, March 24, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center, a new venue for the gala.

The annual event showcases food by serving thousands of hors d’oeuvres prepared by students from the Academy of Culinary Arts and featuring the culinary specialties of 40 of the region’s best restaurants at a progressive dining experience. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Plans Black History Month Events

Atlantic Cape Community College will celebrate Black History Month with various fun, educational activities throughout February. All activities are free and open to the public. Continue reading

Variety of Culinary Workshops Offered at Academy of Culinary Arts

Are you interested in livening up your pasta dishes or using alternative grains such as quinoa in your cooking? Learn about these techniques, as well as others, at the culinary workshops offered at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College this spring.

Pasta Exploration explores tasty alternatives by examining different types of pasta and how they work best, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9. Cost is $65. Continue reading