Atlantic Cape Offers Sanitation Training Workshop for Foodservice Workers

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a Sanitation Training workshop, 9 a.m. – noon, on four Fridays, Oct. 6-27, at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.

This 12-hour workshop is a ServSafe Food Safety Training program, developed by the National Restaurant Association to teach restaurant and foodservice professionals how to prevent food-borne illnesses. Participants will learn the importance of proper food storage, preparation, cleaning and sanitizing to ensure safe food handling. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Community College and Rutgers University Host Dedication in Memory of New Jersey State Trooper Frankie L. Williams on Sept. 15

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Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College, and Dr. Michael Palis, provost at Rutgers University-Camden, unveil the plaque at the tree planted in memory of Trooper Frankie L. Williams on Sept. 15.

Atlantic Cape Community College and Rutgers University hosted a dedication in memory of New Jersey State Trooper Frankie L. Williams on Friday, Sept. 15, at the Rutgers Building located at Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing Campus.

Rutgers University and Atlantic Cape dedicated a tree, plaque and street sign in honor of lifelong learner and New Jersey State Police Trooper #7953 Frankie Williams. Speakers included Mr. Dean Wyks, assistant professor of Criminal Justice at Atlantic Cape and adjunct instructor at Rutgers; Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape; Dr. Michael Palis, provost at Rutgers University-Camden; Lt. Colonel Patrick Callahan, deputy superintendent of operation, New Jersey State Police; Trooper II Michael L. Korejko, New Jersey State Police #7222; and Dave Coskey, chairman, Board of Trustees at Atlantic Cape. Continue reading

Accomplishments–Sept. 15, 2017

Shawn Gorman, graphic designer, received his master’s degree in Internet Marketing from Full Sail University in Florida on Friday, Sept. 1. Gorman, who was named valedictorian of his graduating class, also received an Advanced Achievement Award, and Course Director Award in his  Advanced Internet Marketing Strategies class.

Here’s the Scoop–Sept. 15, 2017

Our condolences to William “Bill” Smith, WACC Security Officer, on the loss of his beloved mother,  Rita Schiavo of Hammonton.  She was 81.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, beginning at 10 a.m. with a memorial service at noon at Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main Street, Mays Landing.

Expressions may be sent to Bill at 2260 Seventh Avenue, Hammonton, NJ 08037.

A message submitted by Nursing Skills Lab Manager Deborah Seaman: 

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Ani Tovmasian, left, and Carmen Mauceri look on as Nurse Petro demonstrates a nursing procedure.

The bi-annual Nursing Skills Expo, which is open to current Nursing Program students, was held on Aug. 23 and was well attended. The Expo held is conducted in the Nursing Skills and Simulation Lab and occurs between semesters to allow nursing students to brush-up on their previously learned nursing skills prior to entering the next semester.  Skills practiced by the students included blood transfusion, intravenous fluid therapy, indwelling urinary catheter insertion and removal, nasogastric tube insertions and medication administration. Continue reading

Invitation to the Inauguration of Dr. Barbara Gaba

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The Board of Trustees of Atlantic Cape Community College requests the honor of your presence at the inauguration of Dr. Barbara Gaba as the 9th President of Atlantic Cape Community College Friday, October 27, 2017

Inauguration – 2 p.m.

Walter Edge Theater, Mays Landing Campus

Faculty: If you wish to march in the procession and need academic regalia, please order at (Customer number: 29003916000, Order number: 4032132).

If your name appears in the drop-down menu, please select it and verify or edit your information. If your name is not on the drop-down menu, select “new” and follow the steps.
Deadline to order regalia is Oct. 6.

Celebratory Dinner – 6 p.m.

$65 (for employees and students only – regular price $100)

Greate Bay Country Club

901 Mays Landing Road

Somers Point, NJ 08244

Proceeds from this fundraising event will underwrite the inauguration, student scholarships, and Atlantic Cape Foundation events.

If you cannot attend but wish to donate, click here or make checks payable to Atlantic Cape Foundation.

Information on sponsorship and advertisement opportunities can be found here.

RSVP by Oct. 17 at:

Registration is required for both events!

Inquiries should be directed to Gracellen Etherton at or 609-343-5671.

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Atlantic Cape Hosts ‘5K Race for Opportunity’ on Sept. 9 at Cape May County Campus to Raise Money for Scholarships

Atlantic Cape Community College held a “5K Race for Opportunity” on Sept. 9 at its Cape May County Campus.

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Female division winners from left, Megan Towley of Cape May, first place; Rachel Shenk of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, second place; and Athena Cruz of Villas, third place.

Participants received a T-shirt, and prizes were awarded to the top three male and female finishers. Proceeds went toward Atlantic Cape’s Foundation for a scholarship.

Female division winners were Megan Towley of Cape May, first place; Rachel Shenk of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, second place; and Athena Cruz of Villas, third place. Continue reading

A message from Dr. Gaba regarding Hurricane Disaster Relief

To Our College Community:

Our thoughts and prayers go out to our colleagues, friends and families who have been impacted by hurricanes in both Texas and Florida. Many have suffered heartbreaking losses. It will take quite some time for many communities to rebuild as they are still assessing the horrific devastation. Many families and students are now homeless, and many are unable to continue to go to college at this time.

There are a number of organizations that are helping people through this difficult time such as The American Red Cross. Continue reading