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Opportunities for DMACC Students to De-Stress This Week

April 26, 2017 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

It’s the beginning of finals for the spring semester for students at DMACC. Students are currently both preparing for and dreading the process of taking their finals, so figuring out a way to release some built up stress is very important. Luckily, this week DMACC is holding “De-Stress Days,” whereRead More

Interview: Rashida Anderson-Abdullah

Interview: Rashida Anderson-Abdullah

April 21, 2017 at 10:18 am 0 comments

Rashida Anderson-Abdullah, DMACC Ankeny sophomore, won the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, worth up to $320,000. To be eligible for the scholarship, the foundation looks at academic ability, like outstanding performance and a GPA of 3.5 or higher, financial need, persistence, leadership, and service to others. Anderson-Abdullah wasRead More

Prof. Barbara Schmidt to retire after 25 years

April 21, 2017 at 8:53 am 0 comments

Barbara Schmidt, who has been teaching speech at DMACC full time for 16 years and taught as an adjunct for the 9 years before that, will be retiring this year. She has been an active member of the Dmacc community and will be retiring this year. Schmidt says she willRead More

Des Moines Area Food Trucks

Des Moines Area Food Trucks

April 19, 2017 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Food trucks have been trendy lately especially in Des Moines. They have been popping up in the area and there are now more than 20 in Des Moines. Des Moines recently approved a new pilot program that requires vendors to license their truck with the city. This program has fourRead More

Poem goes choral at DMACC

April 19, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

“Candles in the Window” is a poem by DMACC professor Judith Hauser that is being performed as a choral piece on April 28 by the DMACC choir in the Building 6 auditorium at 7 p.m. This is Hauser’s first poem that is being performed as a choral piece and isRead More

“Fools” comes to DMACC

“Fools” comes to DMACC

April 12, 2017 at 10:30 am 1 comment

After a yearlong hiatus, DMACC theatre returns with the production of “Fools.” Under new direction, with new actors, and in the new Black Box Theatre, Neil Simon’s comedy from the 80s is set in the 1890s. The new theatre instructor Carl Lindberg directs the show. He came to DMACC fromRead More

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.