Film Crew Classes Forming

Movie legend Clint Eastwood and comedy superstar George Lopez are working on films in Las Cruces at a studio that did not exist a year ago. The film business in Las Cruces is picking up and the industry is an exciting place to work. It require creativity, teamwork, ingenuity and a positive attitude to get…
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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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Award Winning Health Certificate Offered

A new 16-credit certificate program that has already earned national honors is now accepting students beginning this fall for the 2018-2019 school year. The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Community Health Worker certificate will prepare individuals to gather and provide necessary health information in their local communities. The course work will train students to have…
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Carmona to Head Health Sciences

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Monica Torres today announced the appointment of Josefina Carmona to lead the DACC Health Sciences Division. Carmona, was employed by the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) for more than 20 years, including as assistant dean of the Extended University for students seeking…
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4 New Degrees this Fall at DACC

Four new degree programs are before the New Mexico Higher Education Department and when approved will be offered at Doña Ana Community College (DACC). The Associate of Applied Science degrees are in Building Construction Technology, Cybersecurity, Game Development and Medical Assisting. “This will be a great opportunity for students looking for jobs in healthcare, creative…
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Positive HLC Report

The Higher Learning Commission, (HLC) the regional accrediting body for New Mexico State University-Doña Ana Community College (DACC), informed President Renay Scott that on April 20 the Institutional Actions Council of HLC, “…accepted the team report for New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Community College.” This action by the HLC reaffirms continued accreditation for DACC. The…
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DACC Asks For Input on Future Needs

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is seeking input on a draft Facility Master Plan that will provide direction for the community college physical plant for the next 5 years. “We seek input from the community, faculty, students and staff to plan for improvements to our sites to keep up with the changing needs in higher…
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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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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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