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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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2017 Distinguished Alumni

What do a social worker, a medical doctor, a college professor and a business entrepreneur have in common? They are all graduates of Doña Ana Community College (DACC) and part of the 2017 Class of Distinguished Alumni. On Saturday, October 28 the college will celebrate the accomplishments of Maurice Azzolini, Dr. Russell Baker, Terry Mount…
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Student Council Accomplish Much in Short Amount of Time

Carlos Cuesta Albornoz and Melissa Aragon have been the president and vice president of the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Student Government Association since the beginning of the fall semester. In a short time they along with Secretary Jaycee Oliver and Treasurer Karen Sanchez have accomplished much for community college students. Working hand in hand…
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DACC Students to Provide Services in India

Students in the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Dental Hygiene Program will participate in a new and exciting service learning opportunity in India. On Dec. 29, 2017 to Jan. 12, 2018, students will provide dental hygiene preventive services as well as dental exams and restorations to children and some geriatric patients in the city of…
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Nursing Instructors Earn Additional National Accreditation

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) nursing instructors Ernesto Soto and Ingrid Wilson have earned additional national certifications in nursing education. Soto, a MSNEd, RN met all of the certification requirements for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator program through the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and is now officially a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator while Wilson,…
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