Atlantic Cape Community College http://www.atlantic.edu News at Atlantic Cape Community College http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2250 <p>The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College offers amateur chefs and food enthusiasts opportunities to learn how to prepare three- and four-course dinners from around the globe without leaving South Jersey. Chef Jon Davies of Cape May leads the &ldquo;An Evening in&hellip;&rdquo; series. Classes will be structured as a demonstration and tasting with class participant assistance.</p> <p>Learn to create flatbreads, Hummus, Baba Ghannouj, Tabouleh and more in <strong>An Evening in Egypt</strong>, Sept. 22. This heart-healthy cuisine is centered on whole grains, fruit, olive oil, fresh fish and lamb.</p> <p>&nbsp;Enjoy the unique flavors of a melting pot province of French and German cuisines, including Tarte Flamb&eacute;, Coq au Riesling, Spaetzle and more during <strong>An Evening in Alsace</strong>, Oct. 20.</p> <p>Explore a Caribbean cuisine that shows hints of Spanish and African heritages in <strong>An Evening in Havana</strong>, Nov. 10. Attendants prepare Ropa Vieja, Mofongo, Pastelitos, and review the use of mojo and sofrito base seasoning.</p> <p><strong>China v. Chinatown</strong> looks at the difference between authentic Chinese food and what you enjoy at your local take out place, including General Tso&rsquo;s Chicken, Black Bean Spare Ribs and more, Dec. 1.</p> <p><strong>Feast of the Seven Fishes</strong>, Dec. 15, provides the experience of classic Christmas Eve dishes such as Baccala Salad, fried calamari, linguine with clams, mussels Fra Diavalo and more. &nbsp;</p> <p>Classes will be held at Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Kitchen 1. All classes take place 6-9 p.m. For fees and to register, call (609) 343-5655, or visit <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="../../ce">www.atlantic.edu/ce</a></span>.<span style="text-decoration: underline;"> </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Late-start Classes Begin Sept. 21 http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2249 <p>Atlantic Cape will offer &ldquo;late-start&rdquo; classes beginning Sept. 21 for students who want to add a class to their schedule or anyone interested in continuing their education. Classes include:</p> <p>CISM125-Intro to Computers, meets 7-8:50 p.m., Tuesdays/Thursdays, Mays Landing Campus</p> <p>ENGL070-Reading/Writing I, meets 2-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays/Thursdays, Mays Landing Campus</p> <p>ENGL080-Reading/Writing II, meets 5-6:50 p.m., Mondays/Wednesdays, Mays Landing Campus</p> <p>ENGL101-Composition I, meets 5-6:50 p.m., Tuesdays/Thursdays, Mays Landing Campus</p> <p>HIST102-Western World II, meets 7-8:50, Mondays/Wednesdays, Mays Landing Campus</p> <p>MATH073-Intro to Algebra I/Prealgebra, online</p> <p>MATH122-College Algebra, meets 5-7:30 p.m., Mondays/Wednesdays, Mays Landing Campus</p> <p>Classes run through mid-December.</p> <p>Payment is due at the time of registration. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Register online at www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at any of the college&rsquo;s three locations: 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>For more information, email <a href="mailto:summer@atlantic.edu">fall@atlantic.edu</a> or call (609) 343-5000 or 625-1111, ext. 5000.</p> Academy of Culinary Arts Offers 10-Week Course on Beer Sept. 14 http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2248 <p>If you have a passion for beer, the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a 10-week introduction to beer literacy this fall. Beer Leadership will provide a wide background on the brewing industry and an overview of its unique specializations.</p> <p>Some topics that will be covered include:</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; What Does Beer Mean Today?</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Flavor of Beer</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Beer and Food</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Cooking with Beer</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Question of Alcohol</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; How is Beer Made?</p> <p>Dr. Lynn Hoffman, author of "A Short Course in Beer," will lead the workshop. This course is offered through Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Continuing Education division. It will meet 6-8:50 p.m., 10 Mondays beginning Sept. 14, at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The fee is $400.</p> <p>This is the first of a series of beer and microbrewing courses at the ACA.</p> <p>For more information or to register, call (609) 343-5655.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2245 <p>Students can add classes to their fall schedules starting Aug. 31, at any Atlantic Cape Community College location: 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>Add a class takes place at all three campuses, Aug. 31 - Sept. 4,&nbsp;during normal office hours,&nbsp;9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.</p> <p>The following departments will be open late from&nbsp;9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.,&nbsp;Aug. 31 -Sept. 3,&nbsp;at all three campuses: Admissions, Advisement, Counseling, Testing, Business Office and Enrollment Services; as well as Financial aid offices.</p> <p>Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. Payment is due at the time of registration. To register online or view an updated schedule of fall courses, visit <a href="../../fall">www.atlantic.edu/fall</a>. For more information, email accadmit@atlantic.edu or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Bread Baking Workshops Offered at Academy of Culinary Arts in September http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2244 <p>Have you ever wanted to learn how to bake your own Artisan bread? Then join Chef Marylou D&rsquo;Angelo at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College for her two workshops, Bread Baking I and II, in September, at the Mays Landing campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.</p> <p><em>Bread Baking I<strong> </strong></em>will offer the hands-on experience of making Artisan breads and rolls including Sesame Semolina Braids, Leek and Chive Batards and Sage-Potato rolls<em>,</em> 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23. Cost is $75.</p> <p>Learn how to make French Brioche, crispy-cheesy Bread Stick Twists, and fun-to-eat pull-apart Cheesy Onion Bread during <em>Bread Baking II</em>, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30. Cost is $75.</p> <p>Both workshops will be held in Kitchen 2 of the Academy of Culinary Arts.</p> <p>To register or for more information, call (609) 343-5655, or visit <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="../../conted">www.atlantic.edu/ce</a></span>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Academy of Culinary Arts Announces Fall Open House Dates http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2243 <p>The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will host several open houses this fall for prospective students who love to cook and are interested in starting a career in the culinary field.</p> <p>The open houses are planned for 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18; 1-3 p.m. at the college wide open house, Sunday, Oct. 18; and noon, Friday, Nov. 13; at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, M-Building.</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>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.</p> <p>Register online for an open house at <a href="../../aca/visit.htm">http://www.atlantic.edu/aca/visit.htm</a>.</p> <p>Full-time classes meet five hours a day, Monday through Friday, in morning and afternoon sessions. Part-time classes are available also.</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="mailto:accadmit@atlantic.edu">accadmit@atlantic.edu</a>, or visit&nbsp;<a href="../../aca">www.atlantic.edu/aca</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> A & R Mack Charitable Foundation Donates $35,000 Toward Atlantic Cape Scholarships http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2242 <p>The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation received a $35,000 gift from A&amp;R Mack Charitable Foundation on behalf of Anthony and Rita Mack of Galloway, July 29, to aid in scholarships for Atlantic Cape students.</p> <p>In December 2012, A&amp;R Mack Charitable Foundation donated $25,000 toward the Create Opportunity Campaign, which increased college-based financial assistance by enhancing the scholarship endowment.</p> <p>Anthony and Rita Mack own and operate McDonald&rsquo;s Family Restaurants in Atlantic City. The Macks became McDonald&rsquo;s owners in 1986 and have volunteered countless hours to local projects and organizations.</p> <p>For more information about the Atlantic Cape Foundation and giving opportunities, contact Maria Kellett, senior director of resource development &amp; community and alumni outreach, at (609) 463-3670 or <a href="mailto:mkellett@atlantic.edu">mkellett@atlantic.edu</a>, or visit <a href="../../about/foundation.htm">http://www.atlantic.edu/about/foundation.htm</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Casino Career Institute Offers New Gaming, Surveillance Training Beginning in September http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2241 <p>The Casino Career Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College has prepared more than 50,000 people for rewarding careers in gaming and continues to offer top-notch training for those who wish to enter the casino profession.</p> <p>If you are interested in a fast entry to a career in table games, CCI is offering a new Multi Game Dealer with Technology course. The training combines Blackjack and Craps to prepare you for a position in the gaming industry and includes an introduction to computers to enhance your employability.</p> <p>&nbsp;The course teaches the fundamentals of Blackjack and Craps and emphasizes game knowledge, chip value and card handling. Special attention will be given to game and accounting procedures, accuracy and speed. The course includes your practice kit and professional uniform for auditions.</p> <p>The class runs 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Thursday, Sept. 21-Dec. 10.</p> <p>Classes also begin regularly in a variety of table games, including: Blackjack, Craps, Baccarat, Poker and Tournament Play, Pai Gow Tiles, Roulette, Pai Gow Poker and Carnival Games.</p> <p>&nbsp;Additionally CCI is now offering Certified Surveillance Professional training, which prepares you on all aspects of gaming that lend themselves to cheating and illegal procedures. The program includes instruction in table games, loss prevention and surveillance methodology. At the conclusion of training, you will be ready to apply for positions in surveillance departments at gaming properties anywhere in the world. The course meets 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Thursday, Sept. 14-Dec. 17.</p> <p>For more information, or to register, call (609) 343-5655 or visit <a href="../../cci">www.atlantic.edu/cci</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Last Chance to Register; Fall Classes Begin Aug. 31 at Atlantic Cape http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2240 <p>Students interested in taking fall classes at Atlantic Cape Community College are running out of time to register. The fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 31. Register online at www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at any of the college&rsquo;s three locations: 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 last day to register in person is Friday, Aug. 28. Registration continues online through Sunday, Aug. 30.</p> <p>The college offers 47 degree programs, with classes that include: Fundamental Drawing, Principles of Marketing, Public Speaking, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Macroeconomics, Advanced Computer Programming-Java, World Geography, Music Appreciation, World Myths and Legends, Child Psychology, Principles of Sociology, Ecology, Earth Science and more.</p> <p>For students who wish to continue their studies beyond the associate degree, Atlantic Cape offers dual admission programs with Stockton, Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson universities.</p> <p>With locations close to home, students can start at Atlantic Cape and finish at Stockton, Rutgers or Fairleigh Dickinson universities. 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;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Payment is due at the time of registration. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. To register online or view an updated schedule of fall courses, visit www.atlantic.edu/fall. For more information, email <a href="mailto:summer@atlantic.edu">fall@atlantic.edu</a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Short-term Culinary Training Programs offered this Fall in Atlantic City http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2239 <p>The Academy of Culinary Arts will offer two four-month noncredit training programs at its new facility at Atlantic Cape Community College&rsquo;s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The Culinary Training Program begins Sept. 21, and the Baking and Pastry Training Program starts Sept. 28.</p> <p>The Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies features two state-of-the-art kitchens, each with eight workstations. The property also includes an organic greenhouse, a pizza oven and locker rooms. Classes meet 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.</p> <p>The 425-hour career preparation programs offer participants hands-on courses to either</p> <p>learn new skills to start a career in the hospitality industry or enhance existing skills for career advancement. Participants who complete either program will be ServSafe certified.</p> <p>The Culinary Training Program will provide students with knowledge of various foodborne illnesses and their prevention; basic culinary terminology and skills; pantry production; use and benefits of kitchen gardens; hot food production and short order cooking; preparation of stocks and sauces; cooking methods of meat, poultry and seafood; the fundamentals of baking, as well as professional development and resume writing.</p> <p>The Baking and Pastry Training Program will teach participants basic culinary terminology and skills as they apply to the bakeshop; organization and scaling as it pertains to production of bread; leavening agents; proper mixing methods for crusts and cookies; four types of buttercream; cake decorating; plated desserts as well as some chocolate and sugar work.</p> <p>Cost for each program is $5,895. For information, contact Judy DeSalvo at (609) 343-5624 or <a href="mailto:desalvo@atlantic.edu">desalvo@atlantic.edu</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Academy of Culinary Arts Offers Noncredit Course on Beer this Fall http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2238 <p><strong></strong>If you have a passion for beer, the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a 10-week introduction to beer literacy this fall. Beer Leadership will provide a wide background on the brewing industry and an overview of its unique specializations.</p> <p>Some topics that will be covered include:</p> <ul> <li>What Does Beer Mean Today?</li> </ul> <ul> <li>The Flavor of Beer</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Beer and Food</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Cooking with Beer</li> </ul> <ul> <li>The Question of Alcohol</li> </ul> <ul> <li>How is Beer Made?</li> </ul> <p>Dr. Lynn Hoffman, author of "A Short Course in Beer," will lead the workshop. This course is offered through Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Continuing Education division. It will meet 6-8:50 p.m., 10 Mondays beginning Sept. 14, at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The fee is $400.</p> <p>This is the first of a series of beer and microbrewing courses at the ACA.</p> <p>For more information or to register, call (609) 343-5655.</p> Atlantic Cape To Offer New Massage Therapist Program http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2237 <p>Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a new, comprehensive massage therapy program designed to prepare students with the necessary tools to become licensed under the New Jersey Board of Nursing to practice the art of massage. Students who successfully complete the 8-month program can sit for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards.</p> <p>The 575-hour program begins Tuesday, Oct. 12 and ends Thursday, June 2.</p> <p>The course curriculum will include:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Ethics and Law to insure integrity and scope of practice is comprehended and maintained.</li> <li>Theory and Practice, which is instruction on massage and bodywork theory modalities, as well as in-class demonstration and practice.</li> <li>Anatomy and Physiology to develop knowledge of structures, functions, movements of the body and contraindications that future clients may present.</li> <li>100 clinical hours at an onsite student clinic and off campus outreaches.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Program classes are offered 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Thursday, at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. For more information or to register, visit <a href="../../conted">www.atlantic.edu/conted</a> or call (609) 343-5655.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Time is Running Out to Register for Fall Classes at Atlantic Cape http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2235 <p>Time is running out to register for the fall semester at Atlantic Cape Community College. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 31.</p> <p>Register online at www.atlantic.edu/fall or in person, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at any of the college&rsquo;s three locations: 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 college offers 47 degree programs, with classes that include: Fundamental Drawing, Principles of Marketing, Public Speaking, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Macroeconomics, Advanced Computer Programming-Java, World Geography, Music Appreciation, World Myths and Legends, Child Psychology, Principles of Sociology, Ecology, Earth Science and more.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; For students who wish to continue their studies beyond the associate degree, Atlantic Cape offers dual admission programs with Stockton, Rutgers and Fairleigh Dickinson universities.</p> <p>With locations close to home, students can start at Atlantic Cape and finish at Stockton, Rutgers or Fairleigh Dickinson universities. 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;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Classes will be held at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike; the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House; and online.</p> <p>Payment is due at the time of registration. The college accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. To register online or view an updated schedule of fall courses, visit www.atlantic.edu/fall. For more information, email <a href="mailto:summer@atlantic.edu">fall@atlantic.edu</a> or call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111, ext. 5000, or 463-3960 in Cape May County.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Last Chance to Register at the Academy of Culinary Arts http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2234 <p>If you&rsquo;ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, it&rsquo;s your last chance to register for fall 2015 classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts. ACA classes begin Monday, Aug. 24.</p> <p>New culinary students should contact Valerie Weller at (609) 343-4944 or vweller@atlantic.edu to schedule a registration appointment. Returning students can register online using WebAdvisor at <a href="../../webadvisor">www.atlantic.edu/webadvisor</a>.</p> <p>The Academy is accredited by the American Culinary Federation and 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>ACA students have many opportunities to gain hands-on experience. 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.</p> <p>Full-time classes meet five hours a day, Monday through Friday, in morning and afternoon sessions. The ACA has been training future chefs for more than 30 years, and is located at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. For more information about the ACA, call 1-800-645&#8209;CHEF, email <a href="mailto:accadmit@atlantic.edu">accadmit@atlantic.edu</a>, or visit <a href="../../aca">www.atlantic.edu/aca</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Aug. 20 Information Session at Atlantic Cape Offers Overview of Training for Operations Technician in Gas Industry http://www.atlantic.edu/about/news/article.php?article=2232 <p>Are you unemployed and looking for a career in the gas industry? Atlantic Cape Community College will hold an information session about its Operations Technician for the Natural Gas Industry training, 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 20. Training begins Sept. 28.</p> <p>The Operations Technician Training for the Natural Gas Industry is a comprehensive 124-hour course that includes classroom and field training. Topics include:</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Plastic pipe fusion and installation</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Leak detection</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Accident Awareness and Prevention</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Regulation of gas meters</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Using Operations Technician Equipment</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Introduction to Word/Resume Writing</p> <p>Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the National Gas Association New Construction Operator Qualification Exam. There are jobs available locally for those who pass the exam.</p> <p>Those interested in the program must attend an information session on August 20 &nbsp;at 10 am at Atlantic Cape&rsquo;s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Building T. To register for the info session, visit <a href="../../ce">www.atlantic.edu/ce</a> or call (609) 343-5655.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>