Monthly Archives: June 2015

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

Inaugural Alumni Day June 20 Well Attended

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Faculty and staff, even if not alumni,  attended Atlantic Cape’s Inaugural Alumni Day, 1-6 p.m., Saturday, June 20, at Atlantic City’s Steel Pier. Continue reading

Greetings from the Worthington Atlantic City Campus – June 25, 2015

Submitted by Linda Palmer

A Family Achievement for Dr. Rainey

A very proud Dr. Alice Rainey announces the graduation of her grandson, Matthieu Thibaudeau from Kansas State University. Matt’s degree is in CISM with a minor in computer forensics.  While partying with family, Matt announced wedding plans for October of this year.  He and his bride Susan will be residing in Virginia.Rainey Grad

ACA Noncredit Culinary Arts Training Program Graduates 11

The Academy of Culinary Arts Noncredit Culinary Training students from left to right, Leonardo Concepcion, Atlantic City; David Flemming, Galloway; Craig Persiano, Egg Harbor Township; Mara Lee Del Rosario, Mays Landing; Janice Mekhail, Egg Harbor Township; Virgil Elam, Mays Landing; Elizabeth D’Andrea, Galloway; Michael Dash, Somers Point; Joyce McManus, Atlantic City; Joseph Latorre, Atlantic City; and Ronald Rodriguez, Egg Harbor Township.

The Academy of Culinary Arts Noncredit Culinary Training students from left to right, Leonardo Concepcion, Atlantic City; David Flemming, Galloway; Craig Persiano, Egg Harbor Township; Mara Lee Del Rosario, Mays Landing; Janice Mekhail, Egg Harbor Township; Virgil Elam, Mays Landing; Elizabeth D’Andrea, Galloway; Michael Dash, Somers Point; Joyce McManus, Atlantic City; Joseph Latorre, Atlantic City; and Ronald Rodriguez, Egg Harbor Township.

Eleven students completed the 425-hour program to prepare them to begin careers in the culinary field, and were recognized Tuesday, June 23. Continue reading