The ʿⱦapp 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)andwill 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 ʿⱦapp as an institution that supports the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) through representation and contributions of employee talent and commitment; and
  • Demonstrate ʿⱦapp’s commitment to equity and inclusion.


About the AAWCC

American Association for Women in Community Colleges logo with AAWC surrounded by laurel leavesThe , a council of the , 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 .

Donate/Pay Dues

Contact Information: AAWCC@durhamtech.edu

Founding Officers

President: Dr. Marina DelVecchio

Vice President: Jacequeline Mitchell

Secretary: Sara Juarez

Treasurer: Mary Moore