Economy Archive

Unemployed? What is Your Plan B?

The recent casino closures and workforce reduction have created unprecedented change for many people in our community. With change comes new, untapped career potential and opportunities. As one former casino vice president often told me, “there are

Degree Spotlight Become an Educator and Lead the Future

If you are looking to earn a teaching degree, you can now complete the first two years of your Education degree at Atlantic Cape and transfer to a four-year school to complete your education, saving time and

Yes, You Can Afford College

Money should not stand in the way of getting a college education. Financial aid is available from federal, state and institutional sources to help students meet college expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies and transportation. You must

Seven tips for building your personal brand

According to Dan Schawbel, personal branding guru and author of Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success, “personal branding is the process by which we market ourselves to others.” Building a personal brand can

Atlantic Cape Paves Way for Partnerships with Four-Year Schools Offer Path to Further Your Education

Frankie Williams wasn’t sure what he wanted to do with his future, but he knew the work he picked up in construction wasn’t going anywhere. “I knew school ultimately was the path I needed to take for

Short-Term Career Training Makes a Difference in Challenging Job Market

What Do U Want 2 Be? We’ve been asked this question since entering kindergarten. How do you know what career path to choose? While some lucky people know right away, others need a little more time to

Green Education Grows at the Academy of Culinary Arts

For more than 30 years, the Academy of Culinary Arts has adapted its teaching philosophies to meet the needs of the culinary industry. As interest in learning about the origins of food has increased, the ACA has

Degree Spotlight: New Programs Prepare Students for Local Workforce

To better meet the needs of the local workforce, Atlantic Cape Community College added four new degree programs this year, broadening career options for its students. New degrees include: Baking & Pastry (converted from an option to

Registration Schedule for Summer, Fall 2013

Registration Schedule for Summer, Fall 2013 (Spring 2014 dates will be available at www.atlantic.edu/cf) Registration begins for students with 48 or more credits April 15 Registration begins for students with 32 or more credits April 16 Registration

High School Partnerships Offer Advantages for Young Learners

High school juniors and seniors can get a jump start on their college education by taking advantage of a partnership between their high school and Atlantic Cape. High school students who earn college credits are more likely