Category Archives: DACC Events

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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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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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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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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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 Jam Highlights New Associate Degree in Game Design

Each year, students, community members, and faculty assemble at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) to produce computer games and compete against groups from all over the world. Game Jam is a 48-hour global competition that challenges the participants to make a game in 2 days. Each year there is a theme and beginning Friday night,…
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Students Display Skills for Employers

A Doña Ana Community College (DACC) job fair highlighted Culinary and Hospitality graduates who showcased their talents for Las Cruces area employers. The recently held graduation gala on November 29 gave more than 30 attendees from hospitality and culinary industries the opportunity to sample food, review résumés and talk to industry professionals for their businesses….
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Arrive Alive Tour Visits DACC

This Thursday and Friday Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students and the public can see how they react while driving distracted or driving while intoxicated to help change behaviors for the better. The Arrive Alive Tour includes a simulator that shows reaction times for people who are texting and driving or under the influence (DUI)….
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Week of Remembrance Celebrated

The Cultural Diversity Committee and the Student Government Association of Doña Ana Community College (DACC) invite the community to honor the passing of friends and relatives though activities and celebrations during the Week of Remembrance.   This year, DACC’s events are inspired by Dia de los Muertos, a holiday that came to the U.S. from…
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DACC Celebrates 45th Anniversary

With the opening of the semester on Wednesday August 15, 2018, Doña Ana Community College celebrates its 45th anniversary. In 1973, the Doña Ana County Occupational Education Branch opened their doors to students as a branch college of New Mexico State University and an area vocational school. The previous year the three Doña Ana County…
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