Category Archives: DACC Events

DACC to Require Masks Indoors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 29, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Effective August 2nd Doña Ana Community College (DACC) will require masks in all indoor locations and offices where social distancing (six feet) is not possible. The requirement applies to all classrooms, labs, meeting rooms, vehicles and other spaces regardless of an individual’s vaccination status. Those who…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC facilities, DACC Faculty, DACC programs, DACC Staff, DACC Students | Comments Off on DACC to Require Masks Indoors

DACC Student Wins Silver Medal at National Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 7, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) student Ta’Juana Williams won a silver medal at a recent national competition representing DACC and her community. Williams competed in the SkillsUSA Championships which is a competitive event that showcases the best career and technical education students in the nation. Williams…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC programs, DACC Students | Comments Off on DACC Student Wins Silver Medal at National Competition

DACC Dual-Credit Courses Set Up High School Students With College Degrees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 15, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Several Doña Ana County area high school students walked the stage during Doña Ana Community College’s (DACC) spring commencement with a high school diploma in one hand, and a college associate degree in another. All part of the DACC dual-credit program available to high school students….
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC programs, DACC Students | Comments Off on DACC Dual-Credit Courses Set Up High School Students With College Degrees

DACC Hosts Online Event for Undocumented Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 20, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Undocumented students were the focus of a recent Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Zoom session with students through the Avanza program. Avanza, Spanish for “advance”, is a support program within the college that works directly with low-income students to achieve their educational goals. The Undocu-Student Support…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC programs, DACC Students | Comments Off on DACC Hosts Online Event for Undocumented Students

DACC Announces Spring Commencement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 13, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) announces it will hold spring commencement ceremonies for the 2020 and 2021 graduates May 13-15th. The commencement will be held as a drive-through/walk-up at the East Mesa campus, 2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. Times for the commencement will be as follows: May…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC facilities, DACC Faculty, DACC programs, DACC Staff, DACC Students | Comments Off on DACC Announces Spring Commencement

DACC Vaccination Clinic Now Open for Walk-Ins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 5, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is now accepting walk-ins at its Monday COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the East Mesa campus, 2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. The clinics are open to anyone ages 16 and older who has not yet had their COVID vaccine. Pfizer is the current…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC facilities, DACC programs, DACC Staff | Comments Off on DACC Vaccination Clinic Now Open for Walk-Ins

DACC Announces Winners of Virtual Vacation Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 5, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College’s (DACC) Cultural Diversity Committee announces winners of its “Insta Vacay”, virtual vacation contest. The contest, which ran March 19th through April 12th was held on the DACC Cultural Diversity Committee’s Instagram page for current students. Students were asked to submit a photoshopped…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC Faculty, DACC Students | Comments Off on DACC Announces Winners of Virtual Vacation Contest

DACC Video Highlights Response to Covid-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 22, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has produced a video highlighting the college’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a response that worked to balance meeting students’ academic needs while limiting the spread of COVID-19. The video includes interviews with DACC faculty and staff involved in quick decision-making…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC Staff, DACC Students | Comments Off on DACC Video Highlights Response to Covid-19

DACC Announced Virtual Vacation Contest for Students

2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. Las Cruces, NM 88011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 30, 2021 Contact: Federick Almarez at flamarez@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College’s (DACC) Cultural Diversity Committee announces a virtual vacation contest for all DACC students. The contest, “InstaVacay”, is a fun, innovative and creative way for students to show off their photoshop skills….
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC Students | Comments Off on DACC Announced Virtual Vacation Contest for Students

Doña Ana Community College helps students on path to bachelor’s degree

by: Monica Torres – Doña Ana Community College Published in the Las Cruces Sun News February 14, 2021 Doña Ana Community College helps students on path to bachelor’s degree When Doña Ana Community College began offering classes in 1973, its mission was to prepare students for the workforce — jobs and careers that supported the…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Community, DACC Events, DACC facilities, DACC programs, DACC Staff, DACC Students | Comments Off on Doña Ana Community College helps students on path to bachelor’s degree