Category Archives: DACC Students

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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10 Minute Plays Feature Talented DACC Students

Four original productions will highlight the 6th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival Dinner Theater at Doña Ana Community College (DACC). The plays have been chosen and will be performed by the DACC Theatre Arts Club. The plays represent a wide variety of styles and the diverse community in Southern New Mexico and at DACC. The…
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DACC Students Present Research Results at State Conference

Joseph Lopez, Lizet Martinez and Carlos Carpio worked side-by-side with New Mexico State University (NMSU) professors conducting scientific research on designing a vehicle to transport rockets into space, identifying molecular markers of cotton and a finding a safer way to measure high voltage. The three Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students participated in the summer…
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Montes to attend leadership conference

Doña Ana Community College student David Montes is one of only 75 students from across the nation selected to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technology Student Leadership Development Program. The Society represents more than 152,000 members who perform medical imaging procedures or deliver radiation therapy treatment. According to Anja Cox, program director at…
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PTK Scholars Honored

Dona Ana Community College Students Receive Statewide Honors SANTA FE – Dona Ana Community College (DACC) students Mandy McGrath and Lester Gale Reynolds were named to the New Mexico All USA Academic Team for their outstanding academic accomplishments and community service. Awards were given in Santa Fe as part of Community College day at the…
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