DACC Hosts Ranked Voting Sessions

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) will host two informational sessions on Ranked Choice Voting (RCV). The discussion will center on how it works in this year’s ten-candidate mayoral election on November 5. According to Ballotpedia, RCV is, “an electoral system in which voters rank candidates by their preference on their ballots.” The system ensures a…
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Los Bonos de Obligación Beneficiarán a Estudiantes y la Comunidad

Por Eddie Binder | Original Publicado en Agosto 29, 2019 La presidente del Colegio Comunitario de Doña Ana (DACC) Mónica Torres anunció que unos Bonos de Obligación General se incluirán en las boletas electorales durante las elecciones en Condado de Doña Ana el próximo 5 de Noviembre de 2019. Los bonos se utilizarán para la…
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2019 Class of Distinguished Alumni Honored

Five outstanding professionals will be honored by Doña Ana Community College (DACC) as the 2019 Class of Distinguished Alumni. All have accomplished much since graduation and are deserving of the honor. William Corbett William Corbett came to DACC after practicing law in California. He wanted to update his skills in technology by learning about personal…
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DACC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Doña Ana Community College will mark Hispanic Heritage Month with activities, events and movies celebrating the Hispanic and Latinx community members in the United States that trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. The community is welcome and encouraged to come celebrate with DACC. According to the Pew Research…
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Gadsden Center Renovation Begins

A needed renovation that passed as part of a bond issue in 2015 will break ground this Friday, September 20, 2019. The Gadsden III renovation will provide classrooms, laboratories, a computer lab, a faculty office and a student area for the Gadsden Center, one of the busiest centers in the New Mexico State University (NMSU)…
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DACC Astronomy Instructor Hosts Successful Event in Mexico

Dr. IIhuiyolitzin Villicana Pedraza, part time astronomy instructor for Doña Ana Community College (DACC) and Francisco Carreto-Parra Manager of Lab Instruction for Physics at New Mexico State University were published in the highly regarded academic journal, Nature Astronomy. The article, “100 hours of Astronomy at the Mexican Northern Border,” was featured in the August 26…
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GO Bond to Benefit Students and Community

En español Doña Ana Community College (DACC) President Dr. Mónica Torres announced a DACC General Obligation Bond will be part of the Doña Ana County election ballot on November 5, 2019. The DACC Bond will provide funding to refurbish infrastructure, as well as modernize and construct state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories at the Community College.  Passage…
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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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