Bacharach Institute of Rehabilitation Gives Money To Support Nursing Scholarships at Atlantic Cape Community College

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Back row from left, Myrna Keklak of Egg Harbor Township, associate professor of nursing at Atlantic Cape Community College; Paige Fenton of Hammonton, Christine Zolna of Rio Grande, Ani Tovmasian of Galloway Township, Summer Henson of Absecon, Mary Ruga of Dorothy, Bisma Munir of Absecon and Romeo Cabinian of Mays Landing. Front row from left to right: Christopher Ceruzzi of Brigantine, Hollander representative; Dr. Barbara Gaba of Mays Landing; president of Atlantic Cape Community College; Lauren D’Angelo of Galloway Township and Kelly Freeman of Somers Point.

The Bacharach Institute of Rehabilitation donated $25,000 from the Pauline Hollander Scholarship Foundation toward nursing scholarships at Atlantic Cape Community College, Monday, Oct. 9. Through the donation, ten $2,500 scholarships were awarded to the top ten second-year students enrolled in the nursing program at the college.

For more information about the Atlantic Cape Foundation and giving opportunities, contact Maria Kellett, associate dean of resource development, at 609-463-3670 or, or visit

Academy of Culinary Arts Enrolling for Spring Classes Now

If you’ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, now is the time to register for spring 2018 classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College. Spring classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 16.

New culinary students should contact Judy DeSalvo at 609-343-5624 or to schedule a registration appointment. Registration hours are weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students who take advantage of early registration can delay their payment until Dec. 4. Atlantic Cape also offers an interest-free tuition payment plan for students. Continue reading

Culinary Students Prepare ‘Breakfast with Santa’ Dec. 2 at Hamilton Mall

ACA Breakfast with Santa

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will sponsor “Breakfast with Santa” at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing. The event is planned for Saturday, Dec. 2, in the mall food court.

The chefs and students at the Academy will prepare pancakes, bacon, sausage, muffins and Danish. In addition to meeting Santa, children can enjoy a visit from Mrs. Claus and other favorite holiday characters. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape to Host ‘Tapestry of Peace’ Performing Arts Event Featuring Current Students and Faculty Dec. 1-2

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The Atlantic Cape Community College Theater Arts Guild, fondly known as #TAG, invites students, faculty, staff and community members to attend, “Tapestry of Peace,” an original performing arts event, at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1; and 2 and 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Walter E. Edge Hall Theater located in C Building of the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Continue reading

Earn College Credits in 11 Days During Atlantic Cape’s Winter Term

Atlantic Cape Community College offers students an opportunity to earn college credits in less than two weeks, Jan. 2-13. Classes are offered online and at Atlantic Cape’s campuses in Mays Landing at 5100 Black Horse Pike; Atlantic City at the Charles D. Worthington Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and Cape May Court House at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.

Classes include: Poetry Workshop, Business Ethics, Comprehensive Medical Terminology, Public Speaking, Introduction to Computers, U.S. History II, Cultural Geography, Introduction to Algebra II, College Algebra, Statistical Methods, General Psychology, Principles of Sociology, Western World II and Food Service Sanitation. Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–Nov. 10, 2017

Our condolences to Therese Halscheid, senior adjunct of English, on the loss of her beloved mother, Mary, on Nov. 2.

A visitation and mass will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 901 Hopkins Rd. in Haddon Township.

The visitation will be at 10 a.m. followed by a mass at 11 a.m.

A message from Chad Bullock, senior manager, Adaptive Technology Specialist, The Center for Accessibility:

The Center for Accessibility represented Atlantic Cape Community College at the 9th Annual Cape May County Disabilities Awareness Day on Saturday, Nov. 4. The event was held at the Avalon Community Center and offered information about the agencies and organizations that serve the citizens of Cape May County.

Exhibitors at this annual event include representatives from over 50 local and state service agencies, civic organizations, support groups, and commercial vendors specializing in products and services of particular interest to people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers.

The theme of the event summarizes its purpose: Opening doors and dialogue . . . so that all are welcome in the Cape May County community.

This event had been planned by representatives from the CMC Department of Aging and Disability Services, the CMC Human Services Advisory Council, the ARC of Cape May and several community disabilities advocates. For more information, contact Krista Fitzsimons at the CMC Department of Aging and Disability Services: 609-886-2784.


A & R Mack Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000 Toward Atlantic Cape Scholarships

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From left, Atlantic Cape student Chamira Johnson of Atlantic City; Dr. Barbara Gaba, left, president of Atlantic Cape Community College; Rita Mack of the A&R Mack Charitable Foundation; and Atlantic Cape student Nielie Dorilas of Atlantic City.

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation received a $10,000 gift from A&R Mack Charitable Foundation on behalf of Anthony and Rita Mack of Galloway, Oct. 30, to aid in scholarships for Atlantic Cape students.

In December 2012, A&R Mack Charitable Foundation established an endowed scholarship as part of the Create Opportunity Campaign, which increased college-based financial assistance. Continue reading