Category Archives: DACC Students

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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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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HIT Student Earns Scholarship

Kendra Good, a student in the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Health Information Technology program (HIT) was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for outstanding accomplishments in her major. Good is the only student in a New Mexico HIT program to be so awarded. The New Mexico Health Information Management Association (NMHIMA) made the announcement and…
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DACC Students Bring Home Silver and Bronze from Nationals

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students placed 2nd and 3rd in the nation at the 55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Robyn Banegas was second in the nation with a silver medal in Computer Programming and Rion Osborne earned a third place bronze medal in Technical Computer Applications Students participated in events held…
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2019 Students Prepared for SkillsUSA Competition

After finishing their final exams, fifteen Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students including two dual credit students will have to refocus on their technical specialties for a national competition. DACC’s fifteen state gold medalists will join the 6,500 students from across the nation who qualified to compete at nationals by winning their state competitions at…
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