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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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Several of the Many DACC Outstanding Graduates

Included among DACC’s 1,400 graduates on Thursday are students with diverse backgrounds and unique stories showing the grit, determination, academic excellence and the ability to overcome odds that are a challenge. They illustrate the hope for the future and realization they can accomplish much. Several of them include: Jennifer Allen will graduate with her Associate…
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CTE Students Excel in State Competition

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students competed against students from other New Mexico community colleges in their technical areas and more than doubled their gold medal count from 2018. DACC also earned more silver and equaled their bronze medal take, compared to last year, at the recently completed New Mexico SkillsUSA competitions held in Albuquerque…
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DACC Student Art Show at East Mesa Campus

DACC student artists will present their original work in the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) student art exhibit, “The Artistic Component.”   The display features students from all art disciplines at the community college and will be shown from April 4 to April 30, 2019. The exhibit will hang in the East Mesa President’s Gallery…
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Students Earn National Award at Competition

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students competed for the first time in a national home builder’s competition and garnered “Rookie of the Year” team honors at the 2019 National Association of Home Builders International Builders Show. The competition held February 18-19 in Las Vegas allows students to use what they learn in the classroom and…
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CMT Students Earn Scholarships

In Spring 2018, the Travel South Central New Mexico regional tourism initiative of the South Central Council of Governments (SCCOG) hosted its first ever promotional video editing contest. The SCCOG presented Dona Ana Community College (DACC) Creative Media Technology (CMT) student Victoria Gonzalez, the first-place winner with a $100 scholarship, and Stefanie Japel, the second-place…
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2018 Distinguished Alumni

Four outstanding professionals got their start at DACC and since then have established outstanding honors and accolades including from those who nominated them as this year’s distinguished alumni. They took a different path than most; one started in higher education after gaining a GED while others earned a degree to start their second careers or…
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DACC Graduate Produces Video Tour

Betsy Baquera, a recently graduated Creative Media Technology (CMT) student from Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has produced a video tour of the community college’s East Mesa campus that will be used for advertising, in social media and on other media platforms. The video features drone footage of the campus filmed by New Mexico State…
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DACC Students Strike Gold, Silver and Bronze

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students competed against students from other New Mexico community colleges, each other and the clock in various contests that showcased their proficiency in occupational areas at the recently completed New Mexico SkillsUSA competition. Earning gold medals for DACC: Gustavo Perez, job skill demonstration, Jeff Dillard, internetworking, Frank Bonnevie, electronics technology,…
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Student Art Show at Cottonwood Gallery

DACC student artists will present their work in the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) student art exhibit, “The Artistic Region” from April 6 to April 27, 2018. “The Artistic Region” features artists from all art disciplines at the community college. An opening reception will be held in honor of the students at the Cottonwood Gallery…
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