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Elementary Students Learn Science at DACC

Elementary school students from Tombaugh Elementary got their hands dirty performing experiments and learning the anatomy and function of several different body systems during Elementary Science Day at Doña Ana Community College (DACC). DACC full- and part-time science faculty and elementary science teachers and parents from Clyde W. Tombaugh Elementary School worked with students and…
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DACC Nursing Program Will Admit Student Cohort Fall 2017

After Doña Ana Community College (DACC) petitioned for a review of the decision, the New Mexico Board of Nursing (NMBON) voted to upgrade the status of the community college nursing program and lifted the admission restriction which will allow DACC to enroll students in the Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) program in fall, 2017. “I…
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Balizan Earns International Honor

Sarah Balizan, DACC Science Assistant Professor has been selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) for the class of 2017. She is the only educator in New Mexico to be so honored this year and the first New Mexico higher education teacher to be selected in the history of the program. She joins an exclusive…
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Innovation Award Presented to DACC Health Program

A new DACC certificate program that is proceeding through the NMSU curriculum approval process has been awarded as one of the most innovative community college health certificate programs in the nation. The League for Innovation in the Community College honored the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Community Health Worker Certificate planning template with the prestigious…
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Virtual Reality Partnership for DACC

  VR First initiative has announced plans to collaborate with twelve new academic institutions around the world including the Creative Media Technology Program (CMT) at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) as the demand for dedicated VR learning facilities at colleges and universities continues to grow. DACC is the only community college named in this group…
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Doyle and Pina Appointed to National Cybersecurity Panel

  Las Cruces – Doña Ana Community College (DACC) instructors Robert Doyle and Gustavo Piña have been appointed as members of the National CyberWatch Center’s Curriculum Standards Panel. The ultimate goal of the Panel is to protect the United States from cyber threats and increase the reliability and effectiveness of the computing infrastructure critical to…
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Drafting and Design Awarded National Certification

Architecture and Construction Technologies Department Chair Chipper Moore received notice the curriculum of the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Drafting & Design Technologies (D&DT) program has been certified nationally. The American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) awarded the certification through August 31, 2017. The ADDA certification letter highlights the importance of considering the needs of both…
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DACC Dental Program Re-accredited

Las Cruces – Dr. Renay Scott has been informed by the National Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) that the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) dental hygiene program has retained national accreditation. The Commission has asked that the following statement be used to describe the accreditation status. The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the…
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ATD Re-Designates DACC as Leader College

Contact: Eddie Binder (575) 528-7070   Silver Spring, MD – Achieving the Dream (ATD) re-designated Doña Ana Community College (DACC) as a “Leader College,” a national honor awarded to institutions in the ATD National Network that have shown three years of steady improvement in two outcomes that measure student success.   “Leader College status represents…
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Sanchez Hall to Be Dedicated

  Las Cruces – Dr. Renay Scott today announced the original building on the Dona Ana Community College (DACC) Central Campus will be named in honor of Dr. Alex Sánchez, the first President of DACC who served from 1972 – 1978. Ceremonies will be held on August 26 from 10 am to 1 pm in…
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