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Atlantic Cape’s Dr. Natalie Devonish and Stacey Zacharoff Recognized for their Excellence in Education and the Community

03/06/2023 | Media Contact: David Zuba, Public Relations Manager and Copywriter | (609) 343-4933
Dr. Natalie Devonish with Dr. Barbara Gaba, Dr. Josette Katz and Stacey Zacharoff

MAYS LANDING — Atlantic Cape Community College’s Dr. Natalie Devonish, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, and Stacey Zacharoff, Senior Director of the Center for Student Success, were honored at the Atlantic City (NJ) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity’s 20th Anniversary Gala on March 3 at The Carriage House in Galloway.

Devonish, whose primary responsibilities at Atlantic Cape are to ensure academic services and opportunities are available for the college’s students and adults who desire or need professional continuing education services, received the “Education and Community Leadership” award. Zacharoff, whose duties include overseeing the college’s Educational Opportunity Fund program, Student Support Services and more, received the “Community Service Award.”

Devonish spoke to the importance of her honor.

“It embodies all that I am. I am an avid supporter of education and through my leadership I have made intentional efforts to put academics in the forefront,” said Devonish, who along with Zacharoff, were accompanied by Atlantic Cape President Dr. Barbara Gaba and Senior VP Academic Affairs Dr. Josette Katz. “To be recognized by my peers, mentors and other community leaders makes this honor that much more special.”

Zacharoff echoed those sentiments.

“Receiving this award is very special to me. Participating in community service activities is a part of who I am and it allows me the opportunity to give back and uplift my community,” Zacharoff said.

Devonish earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Rutgers University, Master of Science in Administrative Leadership from Fairleigh Dickinson University and Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership from Stockton University. She previously served as the Operations Director for the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City, Human Resources Communication Manager at Revel Entertainment and was the Program President for Youth Exposure Mentor & Enrichment Program.

Zacharoff earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Master’s Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Kappa Alpha Psi’s Atlantic City Alumni Chapter, for the past 20 years, has been dedicated to brotherhood and service while seeking to advance the fraternity’s interests through making a positive impact throughout the community and encouraging honorable achievement in every endeavor.



About Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape is a comprehensive two-year community college serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties. The college offers over 40 career, transfer and workforce development programs to more than 8,000 students annually at three campuses in New Jersey: Atlantic City, Cape May Court House and Mays Landing.