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In 1947, the President's Commission of Higher Education brought the concept of the community centered school into reality. The community college movement gained impetus throughout the United States during the 1950s with the burgeoning student population which began following World War II.

在大西洋县, various groups urged that a college be established in this area with the goals of providing an educational service to the entire community, and discovering and developing individual talents at low cost and easy access. The Citizens Centennial Committee on Adult Education for Atlantic City was instrumental in stimulating interest in a local college. 这些团体的努力, 与教育者的观点相结合, 立法者和个人, resulted in the passage of the New Jersey State law, which established county colleges in 1962.

Following the passage of the New Jersey County College Act, a special committee of County Freeholders and educators prepared a study, which showed the need for such an institution in Atlantic County. 1963年12月, the State Department of Education granted approval for the establishment of Atlantic Cape, which became the second college to be organized by the state on April 14, 1964.

The site for the college was selected on November 19, 1964, and official ground breaking ceremonies for its nine-building complex in Mays Landing were held in November 1966. Atlantic Cape opened its doors to students in September 1966, using facilities rented from Atlantic City High School.

In February 1968 the college moved to its present campus at 5100 Black Horse Pike (U.S. 322号航线)在梅斯着陆.

In the spring of 1982, major work was completed on a two-year, $7 million expansion project. This project included two new buildings, 扩大学生服务设施, the 烹饪艺术学院 and additional classroom and office space.

同年, the former Atlantic City Electric Company building, 位于大西洋城, was purchased by Atlantic County for Atlantic Cape. By 1984, a $4 million renovation project transformed the aging building into a beautiful modern facility.

在2004-05年,是2美元.6 million renovation provided upgrades to the HVAC system, and building improvements including new sidewalks, 击剑, 绿化和标志.

威廉J. Spangler 图书馆 was expanded and renovated in 1990, 哪个增加了一个夹层, a computer lab with space for more than 90 personal computers, 学院及行政办公室, 小型研究/会议室, 一间教室/会议室和打字, 录影及录音室.

烹饪艺术学院设施, 1991年10月开业的, 功能超过29个,000平方英尺的空间. 入口通往中庭大厅. The building provides teaching kitchens, 教室, a 70-seat gourmet restaurant with a 25-seat greenhouse room, 服务和存储区, and administrative and faculty offices.

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自1973年以来, the College has been the main provider of community college education to Cape May County residents. 多年来, Cape May County officials studied ways to bring better higher educational opportunities to its residents.

1995年7月, the New Jersey Higher Education declined the county's request for an independent college and recommended that it enter into a partnership with a neighboring community college, citing such benefits of a joint college as a larger population base, 规模经济, immediate availability and accreditation of curricula, and elimination of duplication of efforts and costs.

Cape May County requested joint proposals which were due in February 1997 and, 作为一个结果, 1月1日, 1999, ACC officially became a joint college between Atlantic and Cape May counties. The 董事会 approved a new name for the joint college: Atlantic Cape Community College (Atlantic Cape) in February, 1999.

中国移动于2005年8月开业. 新68年,000-square-foot facility features a brick façade and two wings that house an information commons that includes a combination library and computer lab; a 100-seat lecture hall; a full-service cafeteria; and 19 教室-including chemistry and biology labs, 三个学术计算机实验室, two continuing education computer labs and one distance education classroom. 除了, Atlantic Cape provides support services facilities, 包括咨询, 测试, tutoring and financial aid offices as well as administrative offices at the new campus.

 

Presidents of Atlantic Cape Community College

  • Dr. 芭芭拉Gaba的17-present
  • Dr. Peter L. 莫拉05 - 16所示
  • Dr. 约翰T. ' 93 - 05年吗

Presidents of Atlantic Community College

  • Dr. 威廉一个. 奥尔特87 - 93
  • 罗纳德·W. 布什的84 - 86
  • Dr. 劳伦斯R. 小温菲尔,73 - 84
  • Dr. 华莱士Appelson 70 - 73
  • Dr. 路德克. 肖的66 - 70
  • Dr. 沃尔顿布朗64 - 66