CTE Students Excel in State Competition

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students competed against students from other New Mexico community colleges in their technical areas and more than doubled their gold medal count from 2018. DACC also earned more silver and equaled their bronze medal take, compared to last year, at the recently completed New Mexico SkillsUSA competitions held in Albuquerque…
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DACC Student Art Show at East Mesa Campus

DACC student artists will present their original work in the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) student art exhibit, “The Artistic Component.”   The display features students from all art disciplines at the community college and will be shown from April 4 to April 30, 2019. The exhibit will hang in the East Mesa President’s Gallery…
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DACC Celebrates National Public Health Week

From giving information to the public, students, faculty and staff about public health to two faculty members speaking to a national audience through a Society of Public Health Education webinar, Doña Ana Community College (DACC) celebrates National Public Health Week in style. “DACC is proud to partner with the American Public Health Association to celebrate…
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DACC Hosts State IT Competition

This Friday, Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students will compete in various contests that showcase their proficiency in computer and information technology as part of the annual New Mexico SkillsUSA competitions. College and high school students from across New Mexico have been invited to gather at DACC to compete for state honors. The winner of…
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Artist’s Reception to be Held at East Mesa

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Art Committee will hold an artist reception featuring Las Cruces artist Meg Freyermuth, whose landscape paintings are currently on display in the Mezzanine of the main building at the East Mesa Campus. The Artist’s Reception will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm at…
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Students Earn National Award at Competition

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students competed for the first time in a national home builder’s competition and garnered “Rookie of the Year” team honors at the 2019 National Association of Home Builders International Builders Show. The competition held February 18-19 in Las Vegas allows students to use what they learn in the classroom and…
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Lineworkers fill Need in the Community

Imagine there is a thunder-storm and the electricity goes off. Who is on the job to fix the problems? Chances are, some of the workers who fix downed power lines or other electrical emergencies received their training and certificates at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) as part of the Electrical Lineworker Certificate program. New Mexico…
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Balizan Awarded Teacher of the Year

The New Mexico Society for Technology in Education (NMSTE) recently named Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Associate Professor and Apple Initiative Coordinator Sarah Balizan as the New Mexico Outstanding Teacher of the Year.   Balizan is a DACC Professor of Science and was previously awarded the Apple Distinguished Educator award in 2017. At the time…
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Happy Smiles Serves Children’s Oral Health Needs

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Dental Program is pleased to continue an event improving oral hygiene for children who have no dental insurance and limited resources. Students and faculty from the Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting Programs are inviting children and adolescents’ ages 2 – 17 years-old to schedule an appointment to receive a…
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Game Jammers invent 4 New Games

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Game Jam, an international two-day round-the-clock computer game inventing marathon produced several new computer games at the East Mesa Campus January 26-27.   DACC Assistant Professor Michael Brown was excited about the games and the robust attendance with more than 30 gamers participating. “The turnout was fantastic, including new…
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