Learn about community programming and events held this past month, provided by several College employees.
Our Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting students participated in “Give Kids a Smile Day” on February 2. The American Dental Association celebrates a national day for free dental care to children under the age of 13 on the first Friday of February. Thirty-three children from our community received dental cleanings, fluoride treatment, dental sealants, dental x-rays and dental preventive dental care. Four area dentists came to the College dental clinic and volunteered their time providing free dental care such as: restorations, extractions and medicated fillings. In addition, nursing students offered blood pressure screenings and general health information.
On February 21 the Camden County Mayor’s Association held its monthly meeting on our campus. Don Borden and Julie Yankanich presented ways in which the College can help the mayors serve their constituents and directed them to the website for detailed information. Several mayors reached out after the meeting and asked for a College recruitment table at upcoming community days.
A full schedule of mini-courses has begun at The Center with a record breaking enrollment of 239, which is 54 more than this time last year. Mini-course enrollment continues to increase with each semester. The fifteen-week course, “America and the Middle East in the Age of Terrorism,” includes a five-part lecture series entitled “Terror in the Twenty First Century –Al Qaeda, ISIS and Their Affiliates.” This lecture series has sixty-four participants so far. There are currently 190 people who have purchased a $75 membership for the year and 116 people who have paid $30 for an individual mini-course for the year.
Approximately 150 elementary school children from the Kipp Lanning Elementary School in Camden visited the College on January 27. One of their stops was the Library where they received age-appropriate bookmarks and participated in a scavenger hunt.
Our students and Dr. Galbiati were part of a live broadcast from the Lamp Post Diner this week. Fox Good Day will do
a live remote from the College later this spring.