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Sculpture Added to East Mesa Campus

A new sculpture will grace the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) East Mesa campus plaza this month when students return for classes. The piece designed by Colorado artist Andy Dufford, Land and Sky, and was funded by the Art in Public Places Program of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA). Installation will finish…
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10 Minute Plays Have Run at East Mesa

Six original productions highlight the 2018 Annual 10 Minute Play Festival at Doña Ana Community College (DACC). The plays have been chosen, rehearsals are in full swing and the shows are written by, directed by and will be performed by DACC Theatre Arts Club members. The plays represent a wide variety of styles and represent…
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DACC Students Participate in Scientific Research

Sixty-three students from across New Mexico including five students from Dona Ana Community College (DACC) recently presented posters on scientific research performed during the summer. The New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Student Research Conference was held on October 12 at New Mexico State University’s (NMSU) Corbett Center.  The DACC students who participated in…
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Union Pacific Grant Provides Life-Saving AEDs

As a result of a $22,000 grant from the Union Pacific Foundation, the Southern Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Education Centers will now have life-saving heart defibrillators. The eight Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) will be placed in learning centers in Gadsden, Sunland Park and Chaparral. The AEDs will allow DACC employees and students to provide…
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SGA Leaders Plan for an Outstanding Year

The 2018-19 Student Government Association officers at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) are increasing opportunities and events so all students can enjoy a full college experience while attending the community college. The first event that took place this semester was School Colors Day on August 30. By wearing their favorite DACC or New Mexico State…
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Health Sciences Open House

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Health Sciences Department will hold an open house and student showcase on September 26, 2018. “We hope all those who register and visit will gain an understanding of the different careers a health education can offer,” said Health Sciences Dean Josie Carmona. “Our outstanding students and great faculty and…
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Dental Assisting Earns Continuing Accreditation

The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Dental Assisting Program program has received continued accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). In a statement CODA said, “the program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of ‘approval without reporting requirements.’ The Commission is a specialized accrediting body…
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Torres Named Interim President

Monica Torres named interim president for NMSU’s Doña Ana Community College DATE: 08/31/2018 WRITER: Justin Bannister, 575-646-5981, jbannist@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu has named Monica Torres as the interim president for Doña Ana Community College. Torres has served as DACC’s vice president for academic affairs since 2014. DACC’s previous president, Renay Scott,…
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Award Winning Health Certificate Offered

A new 16-credit certificate program that has already earned national honors is now accepting students beginning this fall for the 2018-2019 school year. The Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Community Health Worker certificate will prepare individuals to gather and provide necessary health information in their local communities. The course work will train students to have…
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Carmona to Head Health Sciences

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Monica Torres today announced the appointment of Josefina Carmona to lead the DACC Health Sciences Division. Carmona, was employed by the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) for more than 20 years, including as assistant dean of the Extended University for students seeking…
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