Success Stories Archive

Start at Atlantic Cape; Go Anywhere

Whether it’s for the low cost, convenient locations and schedules, or small size, many students begin their journey in higher education at Atlantic Cape Community College knowing it is only their first stop. Atlantic Cape aims to

Atlantic Cape Graduates Find Career Success

Atlantic Cape has launched thousands of graduates into careers or transfer programs at four-year institutions. Read what three recent graduates have to say about how Atlantic Cape created opportunity in their lives. Madison Russ, 24 Ocean City,

High School Student Discovers the Advantages of Atlantic Cape

For Hammonton High School student Charmaine Chew, taking summer classes at Atlantic Cape Community College began as a way to place out of introductory courses when she attends a future four-year university, but she discovered many more

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

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

Associate Professor Connects with Students through Writing

There’s a reason Jay Peterson, Associate Professor of Developmental English, was voted Teacher of the Year four times in his 9 years of teaching at Atlantic Cape. He has a true connection to his students. “The challenges

Player Has Passion for Hoops

Kerry Player is a star volleyball and basketball player at Atlantic Cape. The 20-year-old stand-out athlete was recruited while a senior at Cape May Technical High School, where she scored 1,000 points in her high school basketball

GEAR UP Atlantic Cape Offers Resources Needed to Succeed in Higher Education

Atlantic Cape is one of seven colleges in New Jersey to offer GEAR UP, a grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Education providing academic support, college preparation and activities to middle and high school students.