DACC Celebrates CTE Month

February is Career Technical Education (CTE) month which prepares students for technical careers through hands-on applied education. At DACC, 29 career fields are classified as CTE including everything from aerospace, to dental hygiene to welding. According to the U.S. Department of Education, CTE in New Mexico serves 56,895 postsecondary students and 62,859 high school students….
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DACC President’s Day Open House

A Presidents’ Day Open House will be held on the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) East Mesa Campus on Friday, February 21 from 4:30-7 pm. The event features food prepared by the Culinary Arts Program, health monitoring by the DACC Health Sciences Program, and microscopic examination of drinking water by the Water Technology Program. The…
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Childcare Expo to be Held

Dona Ana Community College (DACC) will host an Expo to provide information about existing childcare resources for parents including those attending DACC. The Expo will take place in the commons area of the Student Resources Building on the East Mesa campus on February 20, 2020 from 10 am to 1 pm. Groups confirmed to attend…
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DACC to Host Health Fair

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Health Sciences Division is hosting a Health Fair on Tuesday, February 18 and Wednesday February 19, 2020 on the Espina Campus, 3400 Espina St. The “Passport to Health” includes numerous events for the community, current students and those thinking of seeking a health degree. “We invite anyone interested in…
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Pro-Start Students Learn Chef Skills

Over two days, high school culinary program students from across New Mexico gathered to practice their skills, learn techniques from chef educators and participate in a cooking contest. The annual New Mexico Restaurant Association Pro-Start Boot Camp featured students working in the culinary laboratories at the East Mesa Campus of Doña Ana Community College (DACC)….
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VPAA Starts at DACC

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) President Mónica Torres today announced Dr. Charles Abasa-Nyarko as the Vice President for Academic Affairs. He was one of five candidates who interviewed for the position following a national search. Abasa-Nyarko has 27 years of professional experience in higher education with 17 of them at the community college level. His…
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Sunland Park Closed Due to Water Break

The City of Sunland Park notified Doña Ana Community College (DACC) of a water main break. Our Sunland Park Center will not have water for the majority of today.  As a result, DACC President, Dr. Monica Torres, has made the decision to close the Center for today, January 17th, 2020. Employees impacted by this closure…
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Mamava Suite to Help Breastfeeding Mothers

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Vice President for Business and Finance Kelly Brooks today announced a Mamava suite is operational on the Espina Campus to support breastfeeding mothers, including students, staff, faculty and other mothers who need to breastfeed their child. “We look forward to mothers using this beneficial, vital, self- contained unit which if…
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HVAC Program Named Best Value in the State

According to a recent national study that compared College Heating, Venting and Air Conditioning (HVAC) programs, Doña Ana Community College’s (DACC) program is the best value in the state of New Mexico. Air Filters Delivered, who did the research, based the rankings on several criteria including: Was an associate degree offered for successful graduates and…
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Extended Hours for Spring Semester

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 January 7 – January 29, 2020 several DACC offices will be open until 7 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for “Extended Hours.” “This…
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