SGA Connections

Welcome to SGA Connections

Here you will find links to events, information, speakers, discussions, live performances, webinars, and more!  Let's stay virtually CONNECTED.  #SGAHERE4U

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 Student Engagement & Student Government are looking forward to seeing YOU on campus!  

 

January Events

Snac and Vac Clinic
Jan. 27th: 10:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Cape May Campus - Room 113
Complete Care Health Network will be providing vaccinations via sign up.
All vaccinated person(s) will be offered a light snack afterwards.
 
 
Three people sitting at a table eating pizza. Eat and Greet
Jan. 27th: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Student Center - G Lobby
Atlantic City Campus - Room 203
Cape May Campus - Room 113
Student Government will host a lunchtime networking event. Come out and meet other students, find out about opportunities to obtain positions on campus to enhance your degree, share ideas for campus events. Campus Club representatives will be recruiting for new members! Lunch will be provided on first come basis.
 
 

February Events

A Day of Unity
Feb. 1st: 12:30 p.m.
Mays Landing - Student Center Flag Pole (Quad)
Raising of the Pan-African Flag in honor of Black History Month and to celebrate campus unity and diversity.
Music and refreshments will be offered in the Student Center - G Lobby.
Presented by Student Government, Student Engagement and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
 
 
day-of-service-sga.jpgDay of Service
Feb. 3rd: 12:30 p.m.
Student Center - G Lobby
In honor of the Martin Luther King Day of Service we invite students to volunteer in stocking the shelves of the new Campus Commissary (products will include shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant etc.) an extension of the Campus Food Pantry services.
Sign up for Day of Service
 
 
drive-thru-clinic-feb5.jpg*Original event date of January 29th was postponed due to inclement weather.
Take a POP! out of Covid
Feb. 5th: 10:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Atlantic City Campus
FREE Johnson's Popcorn for adults or a FREE all-day wristband for Steel Pier in Atlantic City for children. *Must receive a vaccine, first come first serve while supplies last.
For more information visit: atlantic.edu/acvaxclinic
 
 
Talking About HER Story
Feb. 8th: 12:30 p.m.
Mays Landing Campus - Student Center G Lobby
A moving exhibit of African American women and icons in history. Many of these were the first from the Southern Jersey area in the domains of education, science, health, entertainment and much more.
Presented by the African American History Museum of Southern New Jersey - Atlantic City.
 
 
Black History Trivia Bowl
Feb. 8th and 9th: 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic City Campus - Cafeteria
Fast paced fun for prizes.
 
 
The Poetic Words of Amanda Gorman (Virtual)
Feb. 9th: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Cape May Campus - Cafeteria
Come and listen to the virtual poetic words of Amanda Gorman via You Tube.
 
 
The Sun is Also a Star
Feb. 14th: 
Film Stream
College-bound romantic Daniel Bae and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley meet -- and fall for each other -- over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City. Sparks immediately fly between these two strangers, who might never have met had fate not given them a little push. With just hours left on the clock in what looks to be her last day in the U.S., Natasha is fighting against her family's deportation just as fiercely as she's fighting her growing feelings for Daniel.
Film stream will be available for 24 hours.
Link: TBA
 
 

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Feb. 16th: 
Film Stream

The Immortal Life of Herietta Lacks tells the story of Henrietta Lacks (Renée Elise Goldsberry), an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line. Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Oprah Winfrey), the film chronicles her search, aided by journalist Rebecca Skloot (Rose Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and to understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lack's cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever. It's a story of medical arrogance and triumph, race, poverty and deep friendship between the unlikeliest of people.
Film stream will be available for 24 hours.
Link: TBA
 
 
Tribute to Sidney Poitier
Movie - Paris Blues
Feb. 16th: 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Cape May Campus - Cafeteria
Paris Blues is a 1961 American drama film made on location in Paris, starring Sidney Poitier as expatriate jazz saxophonist Eddie Cook, and Paul Newman as trombone-playing Ram Bowen. The two men romance two vacationing American tourist, Connie Lampson (Diahann Carroll) and Lillian Corning (Joanne Woodward).

 

 
Having a Moral Compass
Feb. 16th: 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic City Campus - Room 204
Guest Speaker, Carl Brewer will lead a discussion on having a moral compass for today's Black Students and ask the question, what does Black History Really Mean?

 

 
Don't Suffer in Silence
Feb. 17th: 12:30 p.m.
Mays Landing Campus - Room C3 (Cafeteria)
Nathan Evans Jr. will share his personal journey with mental illness, how he built resilience while being a full-time student and tips on how to combat stressors like depression and anxiety. This presentation is meant to bring awareness to mental health, resilience and the power of sharing your story. Atlantic Cape student attendees will receive a FREE eBook, "A College Student's Guide to Mental Strength; 7 steps to Build Resilience."
Presented by Nathan Evans Jr.

 

 
Harriet Tubman, Tales from the Cape
Feb. 22nd: 11:30 a.m.
Virtual
Learn about the life and times of Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor and women’s suffrage supporter who was active in the Abolitionist Movement in Cape May County.
Presented by local story-teller Michelle Washington Wilson.

 

 
Creating Healing through Story Telling
Feb. 22nd: 12:30 p.m.
Mays Landing - Student Center - G Building
Almost two years in, our community is still responding to the crises of a global pandemic and a social reckoning. How do we begin to cope when "crisis" has become the new normal? Well, we can start by sharing our stories. Please join Stories of AC in collaboration with Atlantic Cape Community College for a Story Circle. The event, kicked-offed by SOAC Project Manager Christina Noble, will encourage/invite participants to consider the theme Health and Wellness.

 

 
What Does Black History Mean to Me?
Feb. 22nd & 23rd: 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic City Campus - Room 204
"The One Minute Essay Paper"
Topic: What does Black History mean to me? Prizes for the top three finalists and Lamp of Learning trophy for all participants.
 
 
The Pan American Flag will be lowered
Feb. 28th 
Mays Landing Campus
 
 
All programs and events are FREE and open to students, faculty and staff.
*COVID-19 Protocols will be strictly followed at all events.