Category Archives: DACC Events

Arrive Alive Tour Visits DACC

This Thursday and Friday Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students and the public can see how they react while driving distracted or driving while intoxicated to help change behaviors for the better. The Arrive Alive Tour includes a simulator that shows reaction times for people who are texting and driving or under the influence (DUI)….
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Week of Remembrance Celebrated

The Cultural Diversity Committee and the Student Government Association of Doña Ana Community College (DACC) invite the community to honor the passing of friends and relatives though activities and celebrations during the Week of Remembrance.   This year, DACC’s events are inspired by Dia de los Muertos, a holiday that came to the U.S. from…
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DACC Celebrates 45th Anniversary

With the opening of the semester on Wednesday August 15, 2018, Doña Ana Community College celebrates its 45th anniversary. In 1973, the Doña Ana County Occupational Education Branch opened their doors to students as a branch college of New Mexico State University and an area vocational school. The previous year the three Doña Ana County…
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DACC Graduate Produces Video Tour

Betsy Baquera, a recently graduated Creative Media Technology (CMT) student from Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has produced a video tour of the community college’s East Mesa campus that will be used for advertising, in social media and on other media platforms. The video features drone footage of the campus filmed by New Mexico State…
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Delta Dental and DACC Team to Provide Dental Services in Dona Ana County

A mobile dental unit will soon hit the road in Las Cruces to take dental care to some of the community’s most vulnerable residents. Doña Ana Community College (DACC), Delta Dental of New Mexico and the NMSU Foundation today announced a new partnership that establishes a mobile dental unit to take DACC’s Dental Clinic services…
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Sims to Speak on Domestic Violence

Christy Sims, a nationally recognized advocate against domestic violence and the survivor of a horrendous domestic violence attack will share her story with our community this April 11 – 12. The Atlanta native’s former boyfriend threw sulfuric acid on her, burning 20% of her body, including her face, neck, chest and arms. She underwent 13…
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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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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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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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