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Person on the Street: Where are you transferring and why?

Person on the Street: Where are you transferring and why?

March 27, 2017 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Reporters Emily Kuebler and Brian Hanigan interviewed students at DMACC who plan on transferring to a different university and asked what their plans are to do so.

President Denson talks about collective bargaining

President Denson talks about collective bargaining

March 24, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

Reporter Brian Hanigan talked to DMACC President Rob Denson on March 10 about the new collective bargaining law in Iowa.

March 22, 2017 at 10:45 am 0 comments

The 2017 Literary Arts Festival is April 3rd-5th. Noted fiction and poetry writers will be coming to the six DMACC locations. Each writer has a different experience and brings a different perspective to the literary field. DMACC students can listen to these published writers speak about their works and learnRead More

Photo courtesy Dan Ivis

Criminal Justice Professor Buzz Hoffman to retire

March 22, 2017 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Buzz Hoffman, a full-time criminal justice professor since 2006, is planning to retire at the end of this spring semester. Hoffman got to experience many different kinds of people and cultures throughout his lifetime, especially when his father got appointed by President Johnson to come to D.C. for politics. BecauseRead More

Financial aid help available for transfer students

March 22, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Becoming a transfer student can feel a lot like jumping back into senior year; you’ve got deadlines to meet, new schools to tour, and the stress of figuring out how to pay for it all. Here at DMACC, we’ve got people to help with that. The ICAN resource center, locatedRead More

Upcoming Trips for DMACC Students

Upcoming Trips for DMACC Students

February 22, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

DMACC students looking to travel abroad this spring have two options: 12 days in Ireland, or three weeks in Australia and New Zealand. Janelle Patterson, an instructor of nursing at the Boone campus, is hosting the Australia and New Zealand trip. She says, “I feel as though international travel helpsRead More

Faculty express concern over changes to collective bargaining law

Faculty express concern over changes to collective bargaining law

February 22, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

For most of DMACC faculty members, as well as many other public-sector employees, collective bargaining agreements had served as a mediator between unions and their employers. However, a bill that has gone through the Iowa legislative system and was signed by Gov. Terry Branstad Feb. 17 intends to dampen mostRead More

Trump’s Immigration Ban Struck Down

Trump’s Immigration Ban Struck Down

February 22, 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

On Jan. 27, Donald Trump signed an immigration ban that blocked people from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, and Somalia from entering the country. He called it an act of “protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States.” Less than a day later, airports and socialRead More