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Spring into DMACC

Spring into DMACC

February 13, 2019 at 12:04 pm 0 comments
A guide to advising and counseling at DMACC

A guide to advising and counseling at DMACC

February 4, 2019 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

Students know that college can be challenging at times. Whether it is due to it being someone’s first semester at college or simply having too much on one’s plate, school can make life chaotic at times. DMACC provides many resources to help students who find themselves struggling in a numberRead More

Construction begins on criminal justice training facility

Construction begins on criminal justice training facility

February 4, 2019 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

Nearly a decade ago, Buzz Hoffman, former department chair of the DMACC Criminal Justice Department, first shared the idea of building a training facility on campus for students to gain realistic crime scene investigation experience. Now, after gaining the support of the DMACC Foundation, the Criminal Justice Department is bringingRead More

After split with Liberal Arts, SEMSS moves to Building 9

After split with Liberal Arts, SEMSS moves to Building 9

February 4, 2019 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

When students step into the main entrance of Building 9, they may wonder if they are in the right place. Where vending machines and a glass display case stood last semester, students will now find renovated office spaces for the brand new sciences division. Plans were laid to make BuildingRead More

DMACC instructor aims to curb exploitation, abuse with “Platinum House”

DMACC instructor aims to curb exploitation, abuse with “Platinum House”

February 1, 2019 at 11:56 am 0 comments

Women entering the adult film industry are often vulnerable to predatory behavior and abuse from people who are referred to as agents or managers. These supervisors not only find potential shoots for the women, but often search for new recruits to introduce into the industry.  According to the documentary “HotRead More

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Iowa Education: Community colleges falling behind in per-pupil state funding

November 28, 2018 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

The original legislation that founded community colleges in Iowa was introduced in 1965 by Senator Jack Kibbie, and tuition was a mere $25-30 per credit hour according to Jim Stick, dean of liberal arts at DMACC. Since then, Iowa’s community colleges have expanded and become invaluable assets to the healthRead More

Starting on a high note: DMACC’s new music director James Thompson

Starting on a high note: DMACC’s new music director James Thompson

November 28, 2018 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Interested in completing a music program here at DMACC? Don’t fret. DMACC’s new Music Department Chairman James Thompson plans to compose the now-minor music education program into a major transferring opportunity. After finishing his degree in Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Iowa in 2013, Thompson had theRead More

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News Briefs, October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 at 9:04 am 0 comments

Report of sexual assault at Campus View DMACC students, faculty and staff received email notification of an alleged sexual assault that took place the morning of Sept. 21 at Campus View Apartments, the complex located adjacent to Ankeny campus. The email, sent by Jay Tiefenthaler, Director of Energy, Safety andRead More