Campus Current

Math tutors helped students with the grade of Incomplete finish their courses last semester in a new program called Project to Complete Incompletes.
Project to Complete Incompletes helps math students finish classes

With math students requesting the grade of Incomplete in the double digits during the spring and fall 2020 semesters, faculty members came up with a plan to help them catch up and pass their courses: They assigned each one a tutor once the semester ended. The result: Sixteen of...

A campus sexual violence prevention coordinator urges students to step in and say something when they witness potentially harmful situations.
Advice: Step in to stop sexual assault

Anyone can help stop sexual assault if they’re willing to step in when they see it, AACC’s sexual violence prevention coordinator told students on Thursday. “Bystander intervention” is the intentional act of stepping in to help others who are being harmed, Katie McElhaney...

Riverhawks return to playing field after year-long break

Men's Lacrosse, Baseball and Softball competed for the first time in March since the Riverhawks cut the spring 2020 season short as a precaution against the pandemic. Men's Lacrosse has played six games since March 13, winning two and losing four. The team’s next game is on Sunday...

Lindsey Gonzalez, a third-year transfer studies student, wears a surgical mask on AACC
A year of pandemic, online classes: a look back

Tuesday marks one year since AACC students returned from a three-week spring break to continue all of their classes online as a precaution against the coronavirus. Once health officials advised colleges to close as a way to stop the spread of the virus, AACC shut down its campuses...

Members of the student Drone Club say they hope to return to campus soon so they can fly their drones.
Student Drone Club back in business

The Drone Club brought the temporarily defunct student organization back to life last week. In the meeting, which club members dubbed the “Drone Club Reboot,” faculty adviser Tim Tumelty, known around AACC as the “drone guy,” welcomed three potential members. Second-year...

Dr. Richard Kralevich will become AACC
College selects former Delaware Tech VP to head AACC's IT effort

A former administrator from Delaware Technical Community College will become AACC’s first vice president of information technology on May 3, the college announced on Tuesday. Dr. Richard Kralevich, who served as vice president for information and instructional technology at Delaware...

Bullying--especially cyberbullying--doesn
Counselor: Fight back against bullies

Students who experience bullying from classmates or professors can report it to the campus Office of Community Standards, an AACC counselor said during a virtual speech on Wednesday. But most victims don’t, Melissa Boling, who works for AACC Counseling Services, said. “A...

An adjunct psychology instructor says self-care and reaching out to friends can help students feel less isolated as the pandemic lingers.
Feeling isolated? Speaker offers coping tips

Combating social isolation involves self-care, finding things to look forward to and scheduling meaningful time with friends, an adjunct psychology instructor told students in March. “I think a lot of us especially maybe feel burned out even from talking to friends because we...

Nursing student Natasha Seeger practices her skills  pre-pandemic in the Florestano building. The nursing program will expand by 54% once it moves into the new Health and Live Sciences building.
AACC nursing program to expand by more than 50%

Enrollment in AACC’s nursing program will grow by 54% by spring semester 2022. Assistant Dean for Nursing Scott Olden said the Health and Life Sciences building, which is to open in August, will have the space and equipment needed to accommodate the expansion. Dean of Health...

Students tell Campus Current they plan to hunker down at home over spring break and catch up on homework.
Spring break: Students plan to stay home, catch up on homework

AACC students said this week they will spend next week’s spring break indoors at home catching up on schoolwork. “I’ll probably stay home [because of] COVID and everything,” third-year business administration student Hannah Brown said. “I’ll try not to go out until...

Dr. Alycia Marshall will be the interim vice president for learning until Vice President Mike Gavin leaves the college this summer.
Associate VP becomes interim VP of learning

The associate vice president for learning and academic affairs is the college’s new interim vice president, AACC President Dawn Lindsay announced on Wednesday. Dr. Alycia Marshall will shadow Vice President for Learning Mike Gavin, who announced in February that he will leave...

Two wellness experts advise students to stay safe during spring break celebrations.
Alcohol, social distancing top concerns for spring break

Moderating alcohol consumption and careful social distancing could keep students safe over spring break, a pair of campus wellness specialists advised students on Wednesday. Human services student Cynthia Tawney, a peer student leader for the college’s alcohol and sexual violence...

Meditation is one way students can ward off stress and feel happier, an adjunct instructor says.
Speaker: Take care of yourself to ease stress

To be happier and more successful, students can adopt the “four Cs,” according to an adjunct instructor who teaches parenting skills: clarity, communication, consistency and community. Joseph Van Deuren told a virtual audience last week that honing those skills can help reduce...

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