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AAWCC at Gloucester

AAWCC at Gloucester

American Association of Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC)

AAWCC is the leading national organization that champions women and maximizes their po​tential. AAWCC is an affiliate council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AA​CC). ​​​ ​

"We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make su​re women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored."Sheryl Sandberg


ABC's of Car Maintenance 

Presented by Jeff Silvestri, Coordinator, Ford Asset Program

RCSJ's Chapter of the ​AAWCC partnered with Mother's Matter to create this event that occurr​ed on November 18 and November 19 to educate women about basic car maintenance which includes how to add air to tires, checking and changing motor oil, fluids and filters and car safety. 


On November 13, 2019 six new members were inducted into the AAWCC. We look forward to having them grow and becoming involved in this amazing organization.

Pictured above (from left to right): AAWCC President Kristen Wilson with inductees Rebecca Campina, Blessing Ike, Diana DeVault, Beth Beecroft, Teneisha Soriano, Elaine Dean and Vice President Danielle Zimecki-Fennimore, Secretary Sarah Houltze and Treasurer Gayle Hughes

On June 4, 2019 a Summer Potluck was organized by the 3rd Cohort of the Women's Leadership Institute, the Girls Just Want To Have Fun* Committee. This committee’s purpose is for networking, meet and greets and other various events for members of AAWCC and non-members. 

*Name may change 

The 3rd Cohort of the Women’s Leadership Institute​ is an annual event designed to inspire and equip employees at Rowan College of South Jersey to embrace their inner strength and realize their potential as responsible leaders. This program is designed to have personal and professional developmental support they need to serve as the current and future leaders of the institution. 

Picture from left to right: Teneisha Soriano, Maureen Reidenauer, Linda Maher, Bridgette Atkinson, Jennifer Hoxworth, Christina Nase, Gina Galosi, Samantha Van Kooy. 


Dr. Christina Nase, Dean of STEM  
​On April 29 the AAWCC honored Nase, along with 39 of her contemporaries sele​cted from community colleges across the country, with their annual "40 Under 40" award. The association bestows this honor annually to 40 young women who are making a game-changing impact on their community college's campus.

Samantha Van Kooy poses in the Roadrunners Refuel food pantry, a free and confidential opportunity for students to have grab and go food while on campus.

Samantha Van Kooy, philanthropy chair for the South Jersey chapter of American Association of Women in Community Colleges, highlights the organization’s determination to create equal opportunity for all.

Roadrunner's Refuel

You may qualify for food assistance at Roadrunner’s Refuel, an on-campus pantry created to fight food insufficiency.​
Click here for more information.

Each year a networking dinner takes place on Friday evening along with a keynote address given by an outstanding female leader. Joanna Flynn was selected her to be seated at a “Reserved VIP” table with donors and distinguished guests.