Articles by: Ndey Kumba Demba

Is it reality or just drama?

Is it reality or just drama?

February 11, 2015 at 9:20 am 0 comments

If you watch television, chances are you have stumbled upon reality shows, and chances are you have watched and followed at least one reality show. This number could be greater given the sheer volume of reality shows on television. If you are looking for reality on television, chances are youRead More

Use your Higher One card wisely

Use your Higher One card wisely

February 11, 2015 at 9:13 am 1 comment

The first and perhaps most known use of the DMACC One Card is as an identity card. But as Special Accounts Bookkeeper Julie Ager explains, the card can also be used as a debit card. “If you have financial aid and you are going to be getting a refund, youRead More

Terrorism and Islam are not the same

Terrorism and Islam are not the same

December 8, 2014 at 9:58 am 0 comments

In recent times, the name Islam is synonymous to violence and terrorism in many parts of the world most especially the U.S. With Al Qaeda, ISIS, Al Shabaab, Hezbollah, Hamas, Boko haram, and a lot more of Islamic terrorist groups causing pain, disruption and havoc in many parts of theRead More

Court Reporting Program is more than just learning to type

December 8, 2014 at 9:55 am 0 comments

DMACC has a new courting reporting program that was launched in August, 2014 on the Newton campus. Dr. Patricia Ziegler is the program’s professor and chair. She was program coordinator at St. Louis Community College before coming to DMACC. According to Ziegler, students develop to write 225 wpm with 95Read More

Everybody deserves a second chance

Everybody deserves a second chance

November 21, 2014 at 9:18 am 0 comments

If you randomly ask anyone if they believe in second chances, the answer would most likely be “yes.” Our society believes in a new day and a fresh start. This ties in nicely with the popular saying that “everybody deserves a second chance.” Yet, the National Sex Offender Public RegistryRead More

An Ankeny police vehicle responds to a call at Campus Town, Monday, Nov. 3.

Ankeny police provide information about calls to student apartments

November 7, 2014 at 9:30 am 0 comments

The most common police response to student housing is “disturbing peace and quiet,” according to information from Ankeny police. Campus Town, Campus View and Prairie Pointe are all considered student housing. All three apartments are relatively new. Campus View opened in 2012, while Campus Town and Prairie Pointe opened inRead More

Whoever said life’s journey is an easy one…

Whoever said life’s journey is an easy one…

November 7, 2014 at 9:26 am 0 comments

You probably don’t need me reminding you that life’s journey is not an easy one. But I can assure you, that is, if my assurance counts, it could be an easy one, only if you possess one thing called “Faith.” Looks simple, appears simple, at least, on the surface thatRead More

DMACC forges parternship for IT jobs

DMACC forges parternship for IT jobs

October 24, 2014 at 9:48 am 0 comments

DMACC announced a formation of an IT industry partnership to better address the growing demand for IT jobs. According to the Iowa Workforce Development, projections show an estimated 4,000 IT jobs by 2022, one of the reasons DMACC plans to reorganize its IT programs. DMACC president Rob Denson announced theRead More