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Pink Out Week craft night - Photo courtesy Erin Smith

Pink Out week raises $2,300 toward cancer research

November 4, 2022 at 10:55 am 0 comments

October 10 through 14 was Pink Out week on Ankeny campus. SAC encouraged people to wear pink every day. Throughout the week they had informational tables on every campus to help raise awareness, show support, and celebrate survivors. They also had information about Breast Cancer. Monday SAC started off byRead More

Phi Theta Kappa Officers and Advisors picture after the first annual campus clean up. Photo courtesy Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa honors society ramps back up

October 7, 2022 at 9:21 am 0 comments

When schools went virtual due to COVID, most clubs went dormant, including the Phi Theta Kappa on the Ankeny campus. This year, it is their goal to get it back up and running. PTK recognizes the academic achievement of community college students and provides opportunities for its members to growRead More

Behind the “Euphoria” fashion show

Behind the “Euphoria” fashion show

April 28, 2022 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

Story by Jasmine Arroyo, photos by Alyssa Monroe The 2022 DMACC fashion show revolves around the idea of avant-garde fashion and focuses on the concept of using sustainable products to design fashionable clothing and items in collaboration with the date of the fashion show being on Earth Day. The showRead More

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Ankeny sees spike in gun violence

April 27, 2022 at 11:43 am 0 comments

Ankeny, Iowa has famously been regarded as a safe, friendly community conveniently located minutes outside of the state’s capital city of Des Moines. Home to Des Moines Area Community College’s largest campus and known for its family-centric neighborhoods and events, Ankeny has become a hot-spot for growing families and thoseRead More

Free professional clothing was offered at an event organized by the Evelyn K. Davis Center at the Ankeny DMACC campus, Building 5, on Friday, April 1. Photo by Halle Reynolds.

Event offers free professional clothing through Evelyn K. Davis Center

April 4, 2022 at 11:31 am 0 comments

The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families held on Friday its first-ever pop-up event for their Men on the Move program, a free community resource that allows men a chance to obtain new and gently used professional attire for building their “career closet” without spending a penny. The eventRead More

Sarah Bogaards of the Des Moines Business Record

Former Chronicle editor joins Des Moines Business Record

March 23, 2022 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

For many college graduates, finding a full-time job relating to their major can be a long, stressful journey. For DMACC and Drake journalism graduate Sarah Bogaards, her college experience helped lead directly into a job as a reporter for the Des Moines Business Record. Sarah, who graduated from DMACC inRead More

West campus kicks of CI! Week

West campus kicks of CI! Week

March 7, 2022 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

DMACC’s West Campus will be hosting this year’s Celebrate! Innovation Week (ci!Week) March 9-10. The event is free to watch streamed on Youtube, Facebook, and e360tv. In-person seating for the event is also free, but restricted on a first-come, first served basis. Speakers this year include John de Lance, JazzyRead More

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Recap of DMACC Building 6 flood

February 9, 2022 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

There was a water main break causing a major flood in the basement of Building 6 on Dec. 21, 2021. Jay Tiefenthaler, Director of Energy Management, Safety, and Security, said, “Building 6 has a basement storage area that runs along the west wall of the building (under the library). TheRead More