Dr. Jacqueline Galbiati, Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, Advancement and Strategic Initiatives, has been named a “Woman to Watch” in the current issue of SJ Biz Magazine. Dr. Galbiati’s goals have always been to work hard and serve others. She wants to support Camden County and the College to maintain success and develop future leaders. She has a passion to help underserved populations succeed and wants to continue to help others complete their goals in life.
The Camden County College Foundation Gala held on March 1 raised $87,000 for the student scholarship fund. More than 275 attendees enjoyed the sights, sounds and flavors of Mardi Gras as the Connector Building Atrium was transformed into New Orleans by our talented staff and partner vendors. In addition to recognizing CCC employees that achieved career milestones, we presented the former Mayor of the City of Camden Dana Redd and Freeholder Jeff Nash with the Presidential Impact Award. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, Foundation and College community, we thank you for your attendance, donations and support that made the gala a tremendous success.
The Marlin Gallery is proud to present Eclectic Environs, an exhibition of the works of Phil Rychert an artist who has served as the Art Technician at Camden County College for twenty years. He will retire this coming June. The exhibition is open Monday through Thursday, 12:30 to 4 p.m. through April 4.
Former NFL star Vance Johnson shared his inspirational story of hope and courage with students at the Blackwood and Camden Campuses of Camden County College on February 26. Johnson rose to the top of the NFL in the late 80’s with the Denver Broncos and then fell from grace and almost died from his struggle with alcohol and opioid addiction. His message “Hope after Dope” is aimed at inspiring individuals to become champions on and off the field.
New Student Orientation will be held September 6, 5:30 p.m. in the Taft Presentation Room on the Blackwood campus.
The County blood drive is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on September 13 in the Connector Atrium.
The Camden County Employee BBQ and Cookoff lunch is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 14 at the RETC.
The Camden campus welcome back BBQ is September 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Camden Courtyard.
The Blackwood campus welcome back BBQ is September 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Taft Courtyard.
The Rohrer Center welcome back BBQ is October 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Addictions Counseling Department will hold a lecture series beginning September 19 at 6 p.m. in Civic Hall. People living in recovery will tell their personal stories.
The County will hold an Addictions Awareness event in Civic Hall on September 20 at 5 p.m.
The Ophthalmic Department reunion is September 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Roosevelt 102.
The Addictions Counseling Department will host its annual recovery walk on September 22 starting at 12 p.m. in the Atrium.
The Center is hosting Her American: 5 Women Artists Who Defined 10th Century Art Tuesdays between September 25 and October 23 at 7 p.m. in the Collingswood Community Center (30 West Collings Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108). Artists include Elizabeth Catlett, Georgia O’Keeffe, Alice Neel, Louise Nevelson, and Kara Walker.
The NJUS Safety Expo will be held on September 28 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the RETC.
On September 29 at 5:30 p.m. Gloucester Township will host its annual Drive in Movie Night in Lot 7. There will be food trucks and games and admission is free.
The Additions Counseling Club will hold Laps for Literacy on September 29 at 8 a.m. on the campus walk in Blackwood. This is a fundraising event held in conjunction with the National Hook Up for Black Women. It also promotes literacy and education in the community.
The College held its 50th anniversary gala on April 13. Over 450 people attended and the CCC Foundation raised over $120,000.
Two of our SQL (Structured Query Language) students are volunteering their time to work on a SQL database project for the Statewide NJ Child Assault Prevention project. This project trains over 100,000 children and adults annually whose numbers are captured on this online SQL database. Our students will work under the guidance of their instructor, Tony Nastasi (OIT). The data collected furthers the work of child abuse and bullying prevention.
The Camden County Historical Society installed a wall wrap on the second floor of the library depicting a timeline of African-American history in the county. The Center began offering the second session of mini-courses and the first two lectures in the lecture series, America and the Middle East: Prospects for Peace. Jennifer Hoheisel’s (Philosophy) Autism Awareness Lecture Series held its first three sessions.
The College hosted a middle school leadership conference as well as a high school program on promoting new leadership pathways for underrepresented minority students in education on March 15. The two programs had a combined attendance of 300 students who visited the campus for a full day of workshops.