Category Archives: DACC Events

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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DACC Graduate Produces Video Tour

Betsy Baquera, a recently graduated Creative Media Technology (CMT) student from Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has produced a video tour of the community college’s East Mesa campus that will be used for advertising, in social media and on other media platforms. The video features drone footage of the campus filmed by New Mexico State…
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Delta Dental and DACC Team to Provide Dental Services in Dona Ana County

A mobile dental unit will soon hit the road in Las Cruces to take dental care to some of the community’s most vulnerable residents. Doña Ana Community College (DACC), Delta Dental of New Mexico and the NMSU Foundation today announced a new partnership that establishes a mobile dental unit to take DACC’s Dental Clinic services…
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Sims to Speak on Domestic Violence

Christy Sims, a nationally recognized advocate against domestic violence and the survivor of a horrendous domestic violence attack will share her story with our community this April 11 – 12. The Atlanta native’s former boyfriend threw sulfuric acid on her, burning 20% of her body, including her face, neck, chest and arms. She underwent 13…
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