Atlantic Cape Community College News at Atlantic Cape Community College Time is Running Out to Earn College Credit This Summer at Atlantic Cape <p>Time is running out to register for summer classes at Atlantic Cape Community College. The final six-week summer session runs July 11-Aug. 18. Whether you&rsquo;re a current student, recent high school graduate or attending a four-year college and home for the summer, you can earn credits toward your degree this summer.</p> <p>A variety of credit courses beginning Monday, July 11, include: Introduction to Business, Interpersonal Communication, Microeconomics, Literature for Children, Earth Science, General Chemistry II, Intro to Computers, Ethics in Criminal Justice, Introduction to Algebra I-Prealgebra, College Algebra, General Psychology, Principles of Sociology, Technical Communication and many more.</p> <p>Classes are available online or at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike; the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.</p> <p>The in-person registration deadline is Thursday, July 7, or you can register online, by fax or mail through Sunday, July 10. To view a complete list of summer courses and to register online, visit <a href="../../webadvisor"></a>.</p> <p>The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Payment is due at the time of registration. For more information, email <a href=""></a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fall Semester Billing Notices Have Been Mailed <p>Fall semester billing notices have been mailed out to students who registered for classes prior to June 13, 2016.&nbsp;</p> Atlantic Cape Adds New Hands-on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program <p>Atlantic Cape Community College a will offer a new course this fall providing hands-on and classroom instruction designed to prepare students to earn their remote pilot certificate with small UAS rating as outlined in Part 107 of the Federal Air Regulations released this week.</p> <p>Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operation-Multi-Rotor is designed to teach students to operate a small-unmanned aircraft system. Topics in the three-credit course include regulations, navigation, the conditions affecting flight, and flight instruments. Students will gain practical experience flying a sUAS.</p> <p>Students who want to build on their UAS knowledge can complete the five-course Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Multi-Rotor Specialist series. This program provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skill necessary to safely operate sUAS as a remote pilot in command of sUAS within the National Airspace System. The program focuses on safe sUAS operation for the collection and processing of aerial and geospatial data.</p> <p>Courses include: Aviation Weather, Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operation-Multi-Rotor, Remote Sensing Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.</p> <p>Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operation-Multi-Rotor meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., beginning Aug. 29, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Register online through WebAdvisor at <a href="../../fall"></a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Severe Weather Alert June 21 <p>Tornado warning has been cancelled in Cape May County. Severe weather is still approaching. Monitor news and weather outlets. Use caution when leaving campuses.</p> Registration Underway for Classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts <p>If you&rsquo;ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, it&rsquo;s time to register for fall classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College. ACA classes will begin Monday, Aug. 29, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.</p> <p>New culinary students should contact Judy DeSalvo at 609-343-5624 or <a href=""></a> to schedule a registration appointment. Registration hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Returning students can register online using WebAdvisor at <a href="../../webadvisor"></a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The Academy offers two-year degree programs in culinary arts, baking and pastry, and food service management, and specialization programs in hot foods, baking and pastry, food service management and catering.</p> <p>The Academy also offers two one-year certificate programs, Baking and Pastry Certificate I and Culinary Arts Certificate I. These two-semester certificates are designed to provide students with career training for entry-level positions in the baking and pastry or culinary fields. The certificates can also be used as a foundation for completing an associate degree at the Academy of Culinary Arts.&nbsp;</p> <p>ACA students have many opportunities to gain hands-on experience throughout the year. Some activities include: Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala, Iron Student Chef Competition, American Culinary Federation&rsquo;s Junior Chefs Competition, Cha&icirc;ne des R&ocirc;tisseurs dinner, Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Organic Greenhouse, Strudels Bakeshop, Culinary Student Association, Baking &amp; Pastry Club and food shows. Students have gone on to compete on nationally televised food shows including Chopped and The Next Food Network Star.</p> <p>The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Wednesday, June 29. For scholarship information, contact Erin Adasczik at (609) 343-5624.</p> <p>Classes meet five hours a day, Monday through Friday, in morning or afternoon sessions. The ACA has been training future chefs for more than 30 years, and is accredited by the American Culinary Federation. For more information about the ACA, call 1-800-645&#8209;CHEF, email <a href=""></a> or visit <a href="../../aca"></a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Eighteen students in the Medical Assistant class offered through the Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College graduated, Wednesday, June 8, at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The 620-hour program trained students to perform a variety of administrative and clinical duties in the offices of physicians and other health care facilities, and included six weeks of clinical training.</p> <p>Graduates include Heather Andrews of <strong>Egg Harbor Township</strong>; Jenica Baligod of <strong>Absecon</strong>; Lorena Benscosme of <strong>Atlantic City</strong>; Alison Carter of <strong>Sea Isle City</strong>; Fathema Chowdhury of <strong>Ventnor</strong>; Sarah Clarke of <strong>Oceanview</strong>; Joyce Davis of <strong>Galloway</strong>; Brianna Federico of <strong>Ventnor</strong>; Danielle Fletcher of <strong>Atlantic City</strong>; Francesca Gonzalez of <strong>Pleasantville</strong>; Nicole Hearon of <strong>North Cape May</strong>; Vanessa Lamas-Hernandez of <strong>Atlantic City</strong>; Jennifer Lospinoso of <strong>Atlantic City</strong>; Laurie McManus of <strong>Absecon</strong>; Robyn Merz of <strong>Ocean City</strong>; Kermit Morton of <strong>Pleasantville</strong>; Sheila Nuss of <strong>North Cape May</strong>; and Robin Vitulle of <strong>Brigantine</strong>.</p> <p>Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician and EKG Technician certification exams. For more information on programs offered at HPI, contact (609) 343-5655 or visit <a href="../../hpi"></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> More than 300 Guests Attend Second Annual Atlantic Cape Alumni Bash June 12 <p>More than 300 alumni, family and friends attended the second annual Atlantic Cape Community College Alumni Bash on Sunday, June 12, at Morey&rsquo;s Piers in Wildwood.</p> <p>Attendants enjoyed access to Surfside Pier, Mariner&rsquo;s Landing, Adventure Pier, Raging Waters and an all-you-can-eat dinner, provided by the Atlantic Cape Alumni Association.</p> <p>To learn more about Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Alumni Association, contact Alicia McMackin at (609) 343-4986, <a href=""></a> or visit <a href="../../alumni"></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&ldquo;Summer Fun,&rdquo; an exhibit featuring paintings, prints, photographs and recycled silverware items by six artists, will be on display at Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s art gallery, June 20-Aug. 18. An artist reception, &ldquo;First Day of Summer,&rdquo; will be held from 5:30-7 p.m., Friday, June 20. The gallery is located in the William Spangler Library&nbsp;at Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.</p> <p>Featured artists are Mike Bel of Northfield, Helen Clymer of Ocean City, Drew Dennis of Pleasantville, Mitch LaFleur, Maria Natale, both of Egg Harbor Township; and Ashley Warley of North Cape May.</p> <p>Gallery hours are 8 a.m. &ndash; 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Joyce Hagen, art gallery coordinator, at <a href=""></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Cape May Court House Resident Receives Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award at Atlantic Cape <p>Susan Van Rossum of Cape May Court House won Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award at the Adjunct Appreciation Event, May 25, at the Mays Landing Country Club.</p> <p>Van Rossum teaches English at Atlantic Cape, and was honored with a $300 check and engraved plaque.</p> <p>The eight other nominees for the award included: Jody Davis of Linwood, ESL and modern languages instructor; Lisa Jones of Hammonton, nursing instructor; Al Kaplan of Galloway, criminal justice instructor; Linda Koch of Cape May Court House, English instructor; Julianne Reinhardt of Galloway, English instructor; Gracellen Thorstensen of Vineland, English instructor; Michelle Wilson of Mays Landing, social science instructor; and Larry Young of Mays Landing, microbiology instructor. Students or colleagues nominated instructors for the award.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Atlantic Cape Community College is offering a variety of credit classes this fall at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House. Fall semester classes begin Monday, Aug. 29.</p> <p>Classes offered this fall include: Financial Accounting, Fundamentals of Nutrition, Art Appreciation, Intro to College Chemistry, Intro to Business, Principles of Marketing, Business Law I, Internet Research, Intro to Computers, Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking, Macroeconomics, Educational Psychology, Reading/Writing I, Composition I, Earth Science, Intro to Government &amp; Politics, Western World I, Precalculus, College Algebra, Statistical Methods, Intro to Philosophy, Child Psychology, Elementary Spanish I, and Intro to Theater.</p> <p>Virtual classes offered this fall include: Comprehensive Medical Terminology, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management, Intro to Public Relations, Intro to Criminal Justice, Intro to Cyber Crime, Criminal Law, 19<sup>th</sup> Century American Lit, Introduction to Humanities I, Introduction to Logic, Abnormal Psychology and Social Psychology.</p> <p>Classes for this new model will be taught in a hybrid virtual format with students at the Mays Landing Campus. The professor will divide their time between the two locations and the course will be live-streamed to the opposite campus at each class meeting, which will enable students to earn up to nine degrees entirely in person at CMCC, including: Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, Education, General Studies, Health Services, Human Services, Liberal Arts and Psychology.</p> <p>First-time Atlantic Cape students applying for fall semester are encouraged to inquire about Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Conditional Dual Admission agreements with Stockton, Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson universities.</p> <p>&nbsp;Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s associate degree also is transferable upon acceptance at all public four-year colleges in New Jersey, and the college has nearly 40 articulation/transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the country. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;To view a complete list of fall courses and to register online, visit <a href="../../fall"></a>. Regular registration hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday. The college will be closed July 4, and on Fridays, through Aug. 19. For more information, call (609) 463-3960.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Twenty-two St. Augustine Prep students completed their &ldquo;Third Semester&rdquo; program, a 60-hour learning excursion outside a classroom setting, with a ceremony held at Careme&rsquo;s Restaurant at the Academy of Culinary Arts, Thursday, June 9, at Atlantic Cape Community College.</p> <p>The students who expressed interest in the culinary arts submersed themselves in the kitchen with ACA Chef Educators Annmarie Chelius of Ocean City and Linda Wohlman of Absecon during an eight-day training course, May 31-June 9, at the Academy. Here, they learned an overview of the food service industry, sanitation standards and carving skills; made baked goods including biscuits, cookies and muffins; planned a feast; learned how to cook simple meals for themselves in college, and prepared an entire buffet for their families on the final day.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Stockton, Atlantic Cape Community College Sign Dual Admission Agreement <p><strong></strong>Stockton University and Atlantic Cape Community College Nov. 3 signed a conditional dual admission agreement that will enable students from Atlantic or Cape May counties to earn their associate degrees at Atlantic Cape and then easily transition to Stockton to complete their undergraduate education.</p> <p>A student from either of the two counties who is denied admission to Stockton University directly out of high school would be offered conditional admission as a transfer student to Stockton from Atlantic Cape, under the program. The application fee for Stockton will be waived for eligible students.&nbsp;</p> <p>&ldquo;This agreement will benefit students by reducing the cost of their education,&rdquo; said Stockton Interim President Harvey Kesselman. &ldquo;Stockton University and Atlantic Cape Community College are passionate about providing cost-effective paths for students to earn their degrees, which prepare them for the jobs of today and tomorrow and lead to more successful lives.&rdquo;</p> <p>Admission to Stockton would be contingent upon:&nbsp; successful completion of the A.A., A.S., or A.A.S. degree at Atlantic Cape, having maintained a 2.5 or better cumulative grade point average at Atlantic Cape in all courses. Students also would have to achieve a grade of &ldquo;C&rdquo; or better in those courses preparing them for their major at Stockton.</p> <p>&ldquo;Atlantic Cape is excited about the opportunity to expand our partnership with Stockton University and provide local residents another cost-effective pathway to a baccalaureate degree,&rdquo; said Dr. Peter L. Mora, Atlantic Cape president. &ldquo;Developing partnerships like this will make our community stronger and lead to more highly skilled graduates to support our local workforce.&rdquo;</p> <p>Students seeking to enter the program must complete an application and a waiver form allowing Atlantic Cape to share academic records with Stockton. Students would indicate their intention to progress to Stockton no later than July 1 for a fall semester start or Dec. 1 for a spring semester start.</p> <p>Eligible students who register for conditional dual admission will be assigned a Stockton University Academic Adviser in the Center for Academic Advising.</p> <p>Students completing an A.A.S. degree from Atlantic Cape may be required to take more than 128 credits dependent upon the program they choose at Stockton University.</p> <p>The agreement is for a term of five years and would be reviewed during its fourth year, with extensions presumed to be approved</p> <p><strong>About Stockton</strong></p> <p>Stockton University, New Jersey&rsquo;s Distinctive Public University, offers an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education in arts and sciences, professional studies, health sciences, and graduate and continuing studies. In February 2015, Stockton celebrated its new designation as Stockton University. Stockton is among the top public Regional Universities of the North, ranked at #12 by U.S. News &amp; World Report in its 2016 edition of &ldquo;America&rsquo;s Best Colleges.&rdquo; Stockton&rsquo;s main campus in Galloway, NJ is located in the Pinelands National Reserve. The campus and the nearby Stockton Seaview Hotel &amp; Golf Club, which offers student residences and opportunities for internships in hospitality and tourism, comprise over 2,000 acres. The university also has instructional sites in Ocean and Cape May counties, at the Carnegie Center in Atlantic City, and in Hammonton in western Atlantic County. A $28.62 million expansion of Stockton&rsquo;s world-class science facilities is in the works, along with a new classroom building. Both are set to open in 2017 on the main Galloway campus.&nbsp;&nbsp; For more information, visit</p> <p><strong>About Atlantic Cape</strong></p> <p>Atlantic Cape Community College is a comprehensive, two-year college offering flexible, affordable learning for students of all ages since 1966. Atlantic Cape serves residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties at three full-service campuses in Mays Landing, Atlantic City and Cape May Court House. The Mays Landing Campus, which encompasses 541 acres in New Jersey&rsquo;s picturesque Pinelands, houses several academic buildings, the Academy of Culinary Arts with eight training kitchens and a full-service gourmet restaurant, and a state-of-the-art Science, Technology, Engineering and Math building that opened in January 2015. The Cape May County Campus opened in 2005, providing access to all college programs and amenities close to home. The Worthington Atlantic City Campus houses the Casino Career Institute, which includes a mock casino floor and slot machines, the Health Professions Institute, where students train for careers in allied and auxiliary health fields, and the Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies. For more information, visit</p> <p>The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College &ldquo;Savory Sundays&rdquo; cooking demonstration highlights how to create refreshing and healthy juice blends to enjoy at home, Sunday, June 19, at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing. &nbsp;</p> <p>The ACA will present three shows each month at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. in the first floor main court. Additional demonstrations are scheduled for Sundays, July 17 and Aug. 21.</p> <p>On July 17, &ldquo;Savory Sundays&rdquo; will explore how including super foods in your salad adds texture and gives you more energy.</p> <p>The ACA has been training future chefs by nationally recognized chef educators for more than 30 years, and is accredited by the American Culinary Federation. For more information about the ACA, call 1-800-645&#8209;CHEF, email&nbsp;<a href=""></a>, or visit&nbsp;<a href="../../aca"></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Still Time to Earn College Credit this Summer at Atlantic Cape; Classes Begin June 27 and July 11 at Cape May County Campus <p>Atlantic Cape Community College is offering a variety of credit classes this summer at its Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House. Registration hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Courses include:</p> <p><strong>Summer Session Two, June 27-Aug. 18:</strong> Reading/Writing II, Composition I and Composition II.</p> <p><strong>Summer Session Three, July 11-Aug. 18:</strong> Human Anatomy Physiology II and Earth Science.</p> <p>Additional classes are available online and at Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s campuses in Mays Landing and Atlantic City.</p> <p>Payment is due at time of registration. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. To register online or view an updated schedule of summer courses, visit <a href="../../summer"></a>. For more information, email <a href=""></a> or call (609) 463-3960.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Alumni Bash Postponed Due to Inclement Weather <p>The June 5 Alumni Bash at Morey's Piers has been postponed due to inclement weather. Please check back for updates.</p>