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DACC Students Strike Gold, Silver and Bronze

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students competed against students from other New Mexico community colleges, each other and the clock in various contests that showcased their proficiency in occupational areas at the recently completed New Mexico SkillsUSA competition. Earning gold medals for DACC: Gustavo Perez, job skill demonstration, Jeff Dillard, internetworking, Frank Bonnevie, electronics technology,…
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Student Art Show at Cottonwood Gallery

DACC student artists will present their work in the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) student art exhibit, “The Artistic Region” from April 6 to April 27, 2018. “The Artistic Region” features artists from all art disciplines at the community college. An opening reception will be held in honor of the students at the Cottonwood Gallery…
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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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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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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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DACC Students Shine in National Competition

Seven Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students participated in a career technical competition finishing in the top twenty in the nation in their chosen fields of study. During the week of June 19, more than 6,000 students showcased their skills in the 52nd annual National Leadership & Skills Conference sponsored by Skills USA.  Five DACC…
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PTK Scholars Honored

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students Pauline Chacon and Cesar Ruvalcaba were named to the 2017 New Mexico All USA Academic Team for their outstanding academic accomplishments and community service. The certificates, medals and graduation regalia were presented to them recently by DACC President Renay Scott and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) advisors Mary Sletten, of…
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DACC Students Place Highly in Competition

Sixteen Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students competed against hundreds of students from other New Mexico community colleges, each other and the clock in various contests demonstrating proficiency in their major fields of study. Seven were awarded as best in the state. All competitions were judged by professionals from the various disciplines. The SkillsUSA state…
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Construction Industries Student Club Builds Shelters

The DACC Construction Industries Student Club is helping build shelters to shield the homeless from extreme weather at the Mesilla Valley Community of Hope. The single person shelters are constructed at the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Workforce Center and then transported and installed at Camp Hope, a tent city located at the Mesilla Valley…
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