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Profile: Whitney Riggs

February 7, 2018 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

DMACC Advisor Whitney Riggs is someone you may have seen advising students, teaching an Honors or Student Development class, or even leading a committee. She is one of those staff members here at DMACC that can’t seem to sit still. Riggs has held many positions here at DMACC, starting inRead More

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Profile: Gary Titchener

February 7, 2018 at 11:58 am 0 comments

DMACC is an institution known for diversity in its students; coming from every walk of life to seek out new knowledge. The standard of open admission provides opportunity for whatever students need most. For some, like our own Professor Gary Titchener, DMACC was there for him when he began hisRead More

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Profile: Paul Byrd

February 7, 2018 at 11:54 am 0 comments

If you’ve taken any sort of government, history, foreign affairs, or contemporary issues class, you’ve probably had a professor named Paul Byrd. Byrd is a very outgoing personality with a passion for telling stories to brighten up the classroom and involve as many students as possible. Byrd has been aRead More

How tuition increases across Iowa colleges affect students

How tuition increases across Iowa colleges affect students

December 6, 2017 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Iowa’s two largest public colleges Iowa and Iowa State plan to raise in-state tuition 7 percent yearly for five years. This percent is added on to the tuition each year so instead of it just being an increase of 35 percent in five years it will actually be up toRead More

Capitalizing on body positivity

December 6, 2017 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Making a profit off of a social issue is no new concept. But recently it’s taken on huge proportions with brands like Aerie, Victoria Secret, Forever 21, and other fast fashion retailers. They offer size inclusivity and marketing to a wider range of customers. Refinery29’s Ana Colon pondered, “Can body-positiveRead More

Accounting class raises money for Doctors Without Borders

November 1, 2017 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

The Accounting Professionalism course at DMACC is raising money to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Joseph Mueller, President of the effort, had this to say about why they chose Doctors Without Borders. “I suggested we do Doctors Without Borders because several of our students in that class come from other countriesRead More

Boone professor’s “rant” goes viral

Boone professor’s “rant” goes viral

November 1, 2017 at 9:18 am 0 comments

Dr. Jane Martino, professor of psychology at the DMACC Boone campus, agreed to be interviewed about the recent viral video of her on the condition that I brought my kids along. As soon as my three sons and I walked in she was putting things into their hands and encouragingRead More

Director Karl Lindberg runs lines with five of the actors
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You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown brings music to DMACC theatre

October 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

On Oct. 13, six DMACC actors put on the first performance of the Musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” in the Black Box theatre in Building Five. This followed months of preparation from director Carl Lindberg, plus student cast and crew. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is aRead More