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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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2019 Students Prepared for SkillsUSA Competition

After finishing their final exams, fifteen Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students including two dual credit students will have to refocus on their technical specialties for a national competition. DACC’s fifteen state gold medalists will join the 6,500 students from across the nation who qualified to compete at nationals by winning their state competitions at…
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Torres selected as DACC President

Monica Torres has been named president of Doña Ana Community College. New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu made the announcement during an NMSU Board of Regents meeting today. Monica Torres has been selected as the next president of Doña Ana Community College. New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu made the announcement during an…
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Several of the Many DACC Outstanding Graduates

Included among DACC’s 1,400 graduates on Thursday are students with diverse backgrounds and unique stories showing the grit, determination, academic excellence and the ability to overcome odds that are a challenge. They illustrate the hope for the future and realization they can accomplish much. Several of them include: Jennifer Allen will graduate with her Associate…
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DACC Set for Graduation 2019

The Pan American Center is set for a celebration as more than 600 Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students and their families will attend the spring graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Some students do not attend graduation but in total 1,400 students are expected to recieve an associate degree or…
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Two Finalists for DACC President Schedule Visits to Campus

Date: 04/25/2019 Writer: Carlos Andres Lopez, 575-646-1955, carlopez@nmsu.edu A search committee at New Mexico State University has selected two finalists in the nationwide search for the next president of Doña Ana Community College. The finalists will visit the DACC campus and hold forums with students, faculty, staff and community members Tuesday, April 30, and Wednesday,…
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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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