Submitted by Tammy DeFranco:
Dr. Tammy DeFranco, CMCC, and Kristin Jackson, admissions, attended a brainstorming session with the 4-H regarding their summer fair, and they are interested in learning about agriculture careers. On that note, DeFranco invited them to the CMCC career center for any future workshops on agriculture careers. They spoke positively about the college and want to partner with anything they can and spoke about the 50th anniversary.
The renovations for the dance studio at CMCC are beginning to take place. More news and pictures as it progresses.
Assistant Professor Karl Gulian, professional studies, and Marilyn Keiner, professor of paralegal studies, in coordination with Cynthia Correa, director, student services, hosted a Career Panel Discussion to discuss current trends in Business Studies at Atlantic Cape on March 28. The event was video-conferenced to Mays Landing and Atlantic City campuses to give students an opportunity to hear the discussion regarding a career in business.
As part of the panel, members of the community were present to talk to our students about what employers are looking for in Atlantic Cape students.
The panel included: David Wagstaff, founder, Alfrea, Inc., an online platform that empowers people to grow their own food and eat local fresh foods; and Sean Dougherty, owner, SD Brothers Enterprises.
Each panelist provided excellent information regarding what students should be doing now to prepare themselves for the working world.
CMCC is preparing Room 118 for our Veterans Lounge.
The NAMI club had a “Nothing but Nice Day” event March 27 where students pledged to be nice to one another. Great job, Adviser Mike Bolicki.
The Circle K Club held its first gaming event March 21 at the Cape May County Campus. Great job on teamwork, Adviser Donna Marie McElroy.
A meet-and-greet with Dr. Barbara Gaba, president, and the Board of Trustees was held March 29.