Category Archives: DACC Staff

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 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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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…
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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…
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DACC Academic Readiness Center Receives Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 5, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Academic Readiness Center also known as the ARC has been notified of its recent accreditation for the program. The ARC offers free tutoring and learning assistance to all DACC students. The ARC works to improve teaching and learning to students by…
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DACC EMS Director Receives State Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 23, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu EDIT: This is now an article in the Las Cruces Sun-News: DACC EMS director receives state award Medical Director Dr. Benjamin Diven, Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program, has been recognized by the New Mexico Department of Health for his dedication  and exemplary…
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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…
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Doña Ana Community College Announces Holiday Closures

2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. Las Cruces, NM 88011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 30, 2021 Contact: News at news@dacc.nmsu.edu Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is giving notice that there will be no services or classes at any of its campuses this upcoming Friday, April 2nd due to the Spring Holiday. DACC services and classes will…
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Doña Ana Community College trains and sustains workforce with diverse needs

by Mónica F. Torres Published February 21, 2021 https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/education/2021/02/21/dona-ana-community-college-trains-and-sustains-workforce-diverse-needs/4534639001/ When people think about “going to college” they often think about admissions, advising, financial aid, academic degrees, extracurricular activities — all critical parts of the college experience. But community colleges have long had a commitment to a broader range of educational opportunities for citizens in their…
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