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DACC to hold commencement ceremonies Thursday, May 5


Doña Ana Community College (DACC) will be holding commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 5th at 7 p.m. at the Pan American Center, 1810 E. University Avenue. The event will be live streamed on DACC’s YouTube page at http://www.youtube.com/c/DonaAnaCC 

DACC will be honoring students from the 2021-2022 school year. There are approximately 1,200 students who have already graduated or have applied for their degrees and/or certificates.

The college will also be honoring the 2022 Honorary Degree recipient, Ms. Deborah “Debbi” L. Moore. Moore, the president/CEO of the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce, will receive an honorary Associate of Business Occupations degree. She is a community college alumna and a long-time supporter of community colleges including serving as Chair of the Central New Mexico Board of Trustees.

In addition to her position leading the Chamber of Commerce, Moore serves on the New Mexico State Workforce Board and is a commissioner on the New Mexico Military Base Commission, both positions appointed by the governor.  Ms. Moore’s commitment to community is reflected in the many boards, councils, and committees she serves on. 

  • NM Chamber Executives Association
  • Memorial Medical Center
  • Mesilla Valley La CASA
  • Las Cruces Opens Council for COVID-19 Recovery
  • the Bridge of Southern New Mexico
  • City of Las Cruces Economic Recovery Council
  • City of Las Cruces Economic Policy Review Committee
  • City of Las Cruces Affordable Housing Committee
  • Mesilla Valley Economic Development Association (MVEDA)
  • Dona Ana County Workforce Collaborative
  • NM Small Business Development Center Statewide Advisory Board
  • Dona Ana County Legislative Coalition

The DACC honorary degree is given to someone who demonstrates outstanding service to the college and community. This is the highest form of recognition offered by DACC to a person of exceptional distinction.

For more information, please contact news at news@dacc.nmsu.edu.