American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) 

The Durham Tech chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) strives to provide employees with a space that encourages collegiality, collaboration, innovation, service, and professional and personal enrichment. The chapter is governed by bylaws (pdf) and will accomplish the following:  

  • Support the College’s strategic priority of providing pathways to institutional excellence and the specific strategy of “[promoting] employee excellence and retention by investing in our full-time and part-time employees, ensuring that all employees are supported as they exceed expectations identified within the College’s Core Values";  
     
  • Position Durham Tech as an institution that supports the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) through representation and contributions of employee talent and commitment; and 
     
  • Demonstrate Durham Tech’s commitment to equity and inclusion. 


About the AAWCC 

American Association for Women in Community Colleges logo with AAWC surrounded by laurel leavesThe American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC), a council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), is the leading national organization that champions women and maximizes their potential at community colleges. Founded in 1973, AAWCC provides education, career development, and advancement to women educators and students at community colleges. AAWCC is an organization for women (not of women); membership is encouraged for anyone who wants to support the mission of AAWCC. 

American Association of Community Colleges logo with Lead, Advocate, Advance text underneathChapter Membership

Employees of all gender identities and employment statuses (faculty, staff, full-time, part-time/adjunct, temporary) are invited to join. To join, please complete the membership form.

Contact Information: AAWCC@durhamtech.edu

Founding Officers

President: Dr. Marina DelVecchio

Vice President: Jacequeline Mitchell

Secretary: Sara Juarez

Treasurer: Mary Moore

Special Advisor: Keitcha Royal