Classes Forming for 4 New DACC Degrees

Four new degree programs were recently approved by the New Mexico Higher Education Department and are offered at DACC. The AAS degrees are in Building Construction Technology, Cybersecurity, Game Development and Medical Assisting. Degrees can be earned as early as the Fall 2019 semester. The Building Construction Technology degree candidates receive training to enter the…
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Fox & Wortman Join DACC Team

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Interim-President Mónica Torres today announced Dr. Norman Fox will serve as the new Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA) and Dr. Martin Wortman will be the new Dean of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Division. “We had great candidates for both positions,” said Torres. “I welcome Dr. Fox…
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Game Jam Highlights New Associate Degree in Game Design

Each year, students, community members, and faculty assemble at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) to produce computer games and compete against groups from all over the world. Game Jam is a 48-hour global competition that challenges the participants to make a game in 2 days. Each year there is a theme and beginning Friday night,…
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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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Students Display Skills for Employers

A Doña Ana Community College (DACC) job fair highlighted Culinary and Hospitality graduates who showcased their talents for Las Cruces area employers. The recently held graduation gala on November 29 gave more than 30 attendees from hospitality and culinary industries the opportunity to sample food, review résumés and talk to industry professionals for their businesses….
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Online programs offer options for students

An alternative and convenient way to earn college credentials at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is through online programs. Online programs allow students to “attend” and participate in online classes as their schedule allows. It is great for those who work, have family or have other commitments that make face-to-face attendance difficult or even impossible….
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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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Arrive Alive Tour Visits DACC

This Thursday and Friday Doña Ana Community College (DACC) students and the public can see how they react while driving distracted or driving while intoxicated to help change behaviors for the better. The Arrive Alive Tour includes a simulator that shows reaction times for people who are texting and driving or under the influence (DUI)….
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Week of Remembrance Celebrated

The Cultural Diversity Committee and the Student Government Association of Doña Ana Community College (DACC) invite the community to honor the passing of friends and relatives though activities and celebrations during the Week of Remembrance.   This year, DACC’s events are inspired by Dia de los Muertos, a holiday that came to the U.S. from…
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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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