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CCI Receives $25,000 for Slot Technology Training Scholarships

July 21, 2009

The Casino Career Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College will offer new scholarships for students in its slot technology training program through a $25,000 donation from the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM). Scholarships providing up to $1,000 tuition assistance will be awarded to at least 25 potential trainees over the next two years.

"Atlantic Cape Community College continues to meet the needs of its more than 7,000 students through the generous support of organizations like the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers," said Dr. Peter Mora, ACCC president. "The AGEM scholarships will cover a significant portion of tuition and make a difference in the lives of our slot technology students."

To apply for the scholarships, students must demonstrate financial need and complete an application through ACCC. For more information, visit www.atlantic.edu or call (609) 343-4848.  

CCI is celebrating 30 years of providing top-notch training for those entering or advancing a casino career. Classes include slot technician training, surveillance training and table games.

The newly renovated institute, which includes a state-of-the-art mock casino, has prepared more than 50,000 people for careers in the gaming industry, and continues to be the industry's training leader. It is located at ACCC's Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.

AGEM is an international trade association representing manufacturers of electronic gaming devices, systems, and components for the gaming industry. The Association works to further the interests of gaming equipment manufacturers throughout the world. The Association acts upon issues relating to education, trade show representation, regulation, manufacturing and licensing standards, and promotes the expansion of responsible gaming for the benefit of its members and the industry.