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Butler Named Acting VP for Academic Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is pleased to announce Joe Butler as Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs. Butler is currently dean of Science, Engineering and Mathematics at the college. He will oversee the position until a nationwide search concludes to fill the position permanently. Butler replaces…
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DACC East Mesa Location Now Covid Testing Site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2020 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu   DACC EAST MESA LOCATION NOW COVID TESTING SITE Doña Ana Community College (DACC) announces its East Mesa campus is now a drive-through testing site for the COVID-19 virus. The campus located at 2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. is available for drive-through testing Monday through Saturday from 8am…
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Winners Selected for DACC Online Art Contest

November 17, 2020 Contact: Federico Almarez at falmarez@dacc.nmsu.edu Several winners have been chosen for their submission to the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) online art contest. The contest, put on by the DACC Cultural Diversity Committee, was an online art event facilitated through Instagram where winners were chosen by most “likes.” Winners, honorable mentions and…
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DACC Introduces COVID-19 Dashboard for College Safety

November 17, 2020 Contact: Amy Collins, acollins@dacc.nmsu.edu Illustrating their expanding commitment to safe and healthy opportunity in the pandemic, Dona Ana Community College (DACC) has introduced a COVID-19 Dashboard. The dashboard, available through the website program Tableau Public, offers real-time data on COVID-19 and its impact on DACC. It also presents COVID-19 outcomes and prevention…
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Doña Ana Community College to Move ALL Classes Online

November 14, 2020  Contact: Kristi Martin at kmartin@dacc.nmsu.edu    Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has announced it will move all classes with face-to-face activity to virtual delivery effective Wednesday, November 18th.     The move is due to the significant rise in COVID-19 cases in the Las Cruces and El Paso region. New Mexico is currently under a…
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Doña Ana Community College Announces 2020 Distinguished Alumni

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is pleased to announce the 2020 Class of Distinguished Alumni. Individuals were chosen for their contributions to their professions and their community. Distinguished alumni are chosen by how well they exhibit the qualities of professional and community leadership that are symbolic of the goals and objectives of Doña Ana Community…
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NMSU/DACC Receives Grant to Provide Access to Oral Health Care Services in Southern Doña Ana County

October 28, 2020 Contact: Kristi Martin, kmartin@dacc.nmsu.edu New Mexico State University (NMSU) – Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has announced that the NMSU Foundation-Happy Smiles program, received a $15,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) through its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® initiative. The NMSU Foundation-Happy Smiles program commitment to improve…
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Doña Ana Community College Nursing Program Receives Eight-Year Accreditation

October 28, 2020 Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is pleased to announce the continuing national accreditation of its Nursing Program from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).The Nursing Program began the ACEN continuing accreditation process by submitting the program’s Self Study Report (SSR) in January 2020, and then hosting the ACEN site visit…
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DACC Welding Students Gain Real World Experience with SCSWA Collaboration

LAS CRUCES – Roughly seventy 6-cubic-yard recycling dumpsters belonging to the South Central Solid Waste Authority are out of service due to heavy wear and tear. The dumpsters are desperately in need of welding repairs, but the SCSWA does not have a dedicated welder on staff, nor welding equipment, nor the space to do repairs. However,…
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Doña Ana Community College’s Plans for Fall Education

              Photo Courtesy of Betsy Baquera, DACC Chemistry Lab From the Office of the President Doña Ana Community College’s Plans for Fall Education Face-to-face learning at DACC for Fall 2020 will be using NMDOH COVID-Safe Practices including gloves, face masks and social distancing. Doña Ana Community College will be…
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