DACC Scholar Honored at State Capitol

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) student Maria Carmona-Montalvo was named to the 2018 New Mexico All-State Academic Team for her outstanding academic accomplishments and community service. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), an honor society for two-year colleges, sponsored the award. The Alpha Omega Tau chapter at DACC nominated Carmona-Montalvo. She will receive her Associate of Science…
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EMS Program Reaccredited

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic program (EMS) has been granted continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Pre-hospital emergency medical care is a vital service and provides an exciting career option for students. Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics provide care for the sick…
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Happy Smiles Dental Clinic to be Held

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Dental Program is pleased to launch a new event aimed at improving oral hygiene for children in the community who have limited resources and no dental insurance. Students and faculty from the Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting Programs are inviting children and adolescents’ ages 2 – 15 years old…
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Auto Competition to be Held at DACC

A first-of-its-kind automotive repair competition will be held at the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Espina Campus. Contestants will demonstrate their knowledge and ability to perform jobs or skills at the 2018 DACC Automotive Skill Competition. Hosted by the DACC Automotive Technology Program, the competition will feature areas of automotive repair identified by the National…
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Jara Excels in New Job

Veronica Jara started a new job this semester as an administrative assistant for Dean David Burleson in the Arts, Humanities and Social Science Division at Doña Ana Community College (DACC). Her first day of the new job, she was greeted by a standing ovation from her former co-workers of the DACC Facilities Support Department (FSD)….
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Schranz Reception Highlights Art at DACC

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Art Committee will hold an art reception featuring nationally renowned local photographer Paul Schranz, whose work will be displayed around the Mezzanine area of the main building of the East Mesa Campus. Also highlighted will be photographs from students in the ARTS department of the Creative Media Technology program…
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Cultural Diversity Speaker Series Announced

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Cultural Diversity Committee of the Faculty Council in collaboration with DACC will sponsor its first Cultural Diversity Speaker Series. The first event will feature a colloquium of five speakers each giving 15 minute presentations on issues that are affecting education in New Mexico and the surrounding borderlands. There will…
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DACC Part of Federal Partnership

“Project Success” a partnership with the United States Department of Education (DoE) will help Doña Ana Community College (DACC) increase enrollment and retain students through graduation. DACC was selected by the DoE to implement several programs that have proven successful in helping students select a career path, stay in school and implement a financial plan…
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Camino Real Middle School Students attend DACC

One hundred and seventy-four students from Camino Real Middle School attended Doña Ana Community College (DACC) East Mesa Campus for several classes during the “Day of Technology.” Sessions conducted by DACC faculty and student club members included: How to keep home computer’s safe in the Cyber Security workshop How to write Computer Code and participate…
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3rd Judicial Drug Court Scholarship

A new scholarship at Dona Ana Community College (DACC) will keep future criminal justice and law enforcement students on the path to graduation and then to work. The Third Judicial District Adult Drug Court and the New Mexico State University Foundation have established the Adult Drug Court Program Current Use Scholarship for students at the…
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