Make a Wish Student Starts at DACC

Make-A-Wish New Mexico and officials from Doña Ana Community College (DACC) today held a news conference to announce the latest wish they have granted a child. Delhery Gonzalez wished for a scholarship to continue her studies in education and started her academic career at DACC with other students for the first day of classes. Make-A-Wish…
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Popcorn and Paletas welcome First Time Students

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) will hold an open house at all facilities for new students and their families to help acclimate to college. “The first days of college can be a little overwhelming for students not used to higher education,” said Health Sciences Division Dean and committee chair Josie Carmona. “These open houses will help…
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Health Sciences Hold Open Houses for Programs

As part of the fall extended hours at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) the Health Sciences Division will host open houses for all programs. The open houses are free and potential students and their families can gain a wide knowledge of the health-related disciplines that the community college offers. The programs will be open from…
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Torres Reception to be Held

The community is invited to attend a celebration honoring Doña Ana Community College’s (DACC) 10th President, Dr. Mónica F. Torres. The reception will be held on Friday August 2, 2019. The festivities will take place at the DACC East Mesa Campus at 2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. from 4 to 6 pm in the Student Resources…
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Extended Hours Announced

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Vice-President for Student Services Ike Ledesma today announced extended hours for the East Mesa and Espina Campuses so students can more easily register for fall classes. From July 29 to August 30, 2019 several DACC offices will be open until 7 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for “Happy to Help…
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DACC Students Bring Home Silver and Bronze from Nationals

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students placed 2nd and 3rd in the nation at the 55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Robyn Banegas was second in the nation with a silver medal in Computer Programming and Rion Osborne earned a third place bronze medal in Technical Computer Applications Students participated in events held…
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Medical Assisting Degree Begins at DACC

A new Associate of Science in Medical Assisting is being offered for students at Doña Ana Community College (DACC). The new degree is the result of a needs assessment of the medical community in Doña Ana County. For several years employers in the area have requested medical assisting courses and have highlighted the need for…
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Mango Language Workshop to be Held

Ever wanted to learn a new language? How about languages that you might not know even exist today, like pirate and ancient Greek? Come Mango with the DACC Library for a free workshop on learning a foreign language. Some of the language offerings include Cherokee, Biblical Hebrew, Shakespearian English, Modern Standard Arabic or any of…
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Benoit is Teacher of the Year

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) faculty member Leilani Benoit was awarded as the 2019 Teacher of the Year, as named by the New Mexico Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE®). Benoit is a professor in Computer & Information Technology. The award was given at the New Mexico ACTE® conference held in Ruidoso June 12-14….
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Kids College Ready to Start Short Semester

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) summer programs for children will feature several different camps with hands-on activities and classes to help children explore their future career options in a fun, informative way. The Kids College and Career Camps are for children, ages 10-15, who are beginning to think about what they might want to…
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