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DACC Gadsden Center Offers Free Dental Hygiene Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 9, 2021 Contact: DACC Dental Hygiene program at (575) 528-7071 Doña Ana Community College’s Dental Hygiene program is offering free preventive dental hygiene services to the public on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the DACC Dental Clinic at the Gadsden Center, 1700 O’Hara Road in Anthony, NM….
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DACC to Assist Students with Financial Emergency Needs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 23, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has received $15,000 in emergency aid funds to assist DACC students with non-school related financial assistance. The funds are part of the DACC Emergency Aid Program which helps qualified students who have sudden, unforeseen financial emergencies. The program’s mission is to…
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Free iPads to DACC Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 3, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students may qualify for a free iPad for the upcoming fall semester. Students must be enrolled full-time and meet eligibility requirements. The free iPad initiative is to assist students facing challenges throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, including limited access to technology required…
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DACC Student Wins Online Video Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 3, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu A Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Creative Media Technology student’s video was chosen as the winner of the Travel South Central New Mexico video contest. DACC student Shane Lujan’s video was chosen after a Facebook video contest. The contest featured several videos produced by DACC’s Creative…
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DACC Adult Education Receives Nearly Six Million Dollar Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 3, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC)’s Adult Education Program was recently notified it has received a grant of more than $5.5 million in funding for the next four years. The fund amount of roughly $5.62 million will assist the program in the Adult Education Department, which is…
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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…
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DACC to Fully Re-Open Next Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 27, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) announces it is fully re-opening its doors effective Monday, August 2nd. All DACC buildings will be fully open to students, staff, and instructors from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This move follows recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and…
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DACC Avanza program continues helping low-income students advance

by Mike Cook Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2021 4:01 pm https://www.lascrucesbulletin.com/stories/dacc-avanza-program-continues-helping-low-income-students-advance,7250  Avanza is the Spanish word for “advance,” and that’s what Doña Ana Community College’s Avanza program is all about – helping low-income students move up and move ahead. Avanza is an integrated services support program that began in southern Doña Ana County to assist current and incoming…
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DACC Student Wins STEM Scholarship for Entire Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 19, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu When Savannah Chavarria began studying at Doña Ana Community College (DACC), she had one thing in mind: to help enrich her career for the future of her and her son. Savannah, a DACC Radiologic Program major, is this year’s Hakes Brothers STEM scholarship recipient, a scholarship…
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DACC Offers New Education Certificate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 16, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College’s (DACC) Education Program has added a new certificate for students. The certificate, which is the DACC Early Childhood Development Certificate, aligns coursework with the New Mexico Child Development Certificate. This certificate meets entry level course requirements for professionals who would like to…
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