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DACC Continues to Offer Support Through Avanza

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 26, 2021 Contact: news@dacc.nmsu.edu   Doña Ana Community College (DACC) continues its mission of assisting low-income students through its Avanza program.   Avanza, Spanish for “advance,” is an integrated services support program that began in southern Doña Ana County to assist current and incoming DACC students realize their educational goals and achieve their desired quality of life…
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Doña Ana Community College Announces Holiday Closures

November 17, 2020  Contact: Kristi Martin at kmartin@dacc.nmsu.edu   Doña Ana Community College (DACC) reminds the public that all DACC facilities are closed to the general public until further notice. This is in an effort to limit opportunities for the coronavirus to spread. DACC will continue to offer instruction and services using remote technologies.   As we head to…
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Villalobos is Trail Blazer in Construction Technology

Nancy Villalobos is the first graduate from the Building Construction Technology Associate of Science Degree Program at Doña Ana Community College. The 27-year-old student from Anthony completed her degree after the 2019 fall semester. While at DACC she took advantage of many student opportunities. Villalobos participated in SkillsUSA competitions for three years where she won…
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DACC to Battle EPCC in Chess Match

Saturday, December 7 will witness the first Duel in the Desert between chess clubs representing Doña Ana Community College (DACC) and El Paso Community College (EPCC). The competition will take place at the Valle Verde Campus of EPCC, 919 Hunter Drive in El Paso with the first match kicking off at 10:15 am.   This…
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Torres Thanks County Voters

Doña Ana Community College President Mónica Torres is in Washington DC on a business trip today, but passed her thanks to the voters of Doña Ana County for supporting the Community College General Obligation Bond that passed in yesterday’s election.   “We thank the voters of Doña Ana County for supporting the general obligation bond…
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Manufacturing Day to be held At Workforce Center

To inspire the next generation of manufacturers, Manufacturing Day is a nationwide celebration highlighting modern manufacturing careers to help fill skilled labor shortages. During the day companies and educational institutions open their doors to students, parents, teachers and community leaders. This year’s event takes place on Friday at the Doña Ana Community College Workforce Center,…
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DACC Hosts Ranked Voting Sessions

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) will host two informational sessions on Ranked Choice Voting (RCV). The discussion will center on how it works in this year’s ten-candidate mayoral election on November 5. According to Ballotpedia, RCV is, “an electoral system in which voters rank candidates by their preference on their ballots.” The system ensures a…
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Los Bonos de Obligación Beneficiarán a Estudiantes y la Comunidad

Por Eddie Binder | Original Publicado en Agosto 29, 2019 La presidente del Colegio Comunitario de Doña Ana (DACC) Mónica Torres anunció que unos Bonos de Obligación General se incluirán en las boletas electorales durante las elecciones en Condado de Doña Ana el próximo 5 de Noviembre de 2019. Los bonos se utilizarán para la…
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Gadsden Center Renovation Begins

A needed renovation that passed as part of a bond issue in 2015 will break ground this Friday, September 20, 2019. The Gadsden III renovation will provide classrooms, laboratories, a computer lab, a faculty office and a student area for the Gadsden Center, one of the busiest centers in the New Mexico State University (NMSU)…
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DACC Astronomy Instructor Hosts Successful Event in Mexico

Dr. IIhuiyolitzin Villicana Pedraza, part time astronomy instructor for Doña Ana Community College (DACC) and Francisco Carreto-Parra Manager of Lab Instruction for Physics at New Mexico State University were published in the highly regarded academic journal, Nature Astronomy. The article, “100 hours of Astronomy at the Mexican Northern Border,” was featured in the August 26…
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