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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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Donors Help DACC Surveying Students

A recent donation of surveying equipment from two donors will give Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Civil/Survey students hands-on experience in new technology. Kery Greiner, a Professional Land Surveyor from Las Cruces, and John Haynes, a Professional Engineer from Gallup, New Mexico, recently donated equipment to the DACC Drafting and Design Technologies Department (DADT) Program. …
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DACC to Battle EPCC in Chess Match

Saturday, December 7 will witness the first Duel in the Desert between chess clubs representing Doña Ana Community College (DACC) and El Paso Community College (EPCC). The competition will take place at the Valle Verde Campus of EPCC, 919 Hunter Drive in El Paso with the first match kicking off at 10:15 am.   This…
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Torres Thanks County Voters

Doña Ana Community College President Mónica Torres is in Washington DC on a business trip today, but passed her thanks to the voters of Doña Ana County for supporting the Community College General Obligation Bond that passed in yesterday’s election.   “We thank the voters of Doña Ana County for supporting the general obligation bond…
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Manufacturing Day to be held At Workforce Center

To inspire the next generation of manufacturers, Manufacturing Day is a nationwide celebration highlighting modern manufacturing careers to help fill skilled labor shortages. During the day companies and educational institutions open their doors to students, parents, teachers and community leaders. This year’s event takes place on Friday at the Doña Ana Community College Workforce Center,…
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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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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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