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DMACC to update network speeds, software

April 5, 2013 at 10:21 am 0 comments

By Brandon Greubel Network Speed For some students, the network speed at DMACC can be a real problem. College activities require faster network speeds, and lag can be difficult and frustrating. DMACC Tech support has started working on this issue. First, they will cut down the Wi-Fi to the twoRead More

DMACC does its part to fight rising AIDS and STD stats

DMACC does its part to fight rising AIDS and STD stats

April 5, 2013 at 10:21 am 0 comments

By Alex Payne STDs and AIDs are on the rise; DMACC is helping students from contracting these deadly diseases. One of the most prominent ways DMACC is helping students stay protected is by offering condoms. Condoms are provided free of charge for all DMACC students in Campus Health Specialist SandyRead More

Language professor starts writing her ‘third act’

Language professor starts writing her ‘third act’

April 3, 2013 at 11:17 am 0 comments

By Drew Brown DMACC will say goodbye to a talented English Professor this year. Professor Bonne Doran started teaching here at DMACC in 1994. Over the years she has taught many different classes. Doran has taught all composition courses such as Composition 1 and 2, developmental writing, and college prep.Read More

Criminal justice gets bounty hunting experience

April 3, 2013 at 11:10 am 0 comments

Staff Writer Jarrett Quick For students in DMACC’s Criminal Justice Program, the Criminal Justice Club offers many opportunities to get hands on experience in the field. As a part of the club, members have the opportunity to run or take part in events ranging from touring the old Polk CountyRead More

Producing students who can produce video

Producing students who can produce video

April 3, 2013 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Staff Writer Jarrett Quick Many students on the DMACC campus are unaware of the recently started Video Production program on campus. “I didn’t know we had any classes on producing film, besides film history,” Liberal Arts student Mackenzie Rothfus said. The program offers three classes as of last fall, allRead More

DART hits the bulls-eye for saving gas money

April 3, 2013 at 11:09 am 0 comments

When gas prices jumping over 70 cents about a month ago, many students started to find a more fuel-efficient way to get to school. I decided that I would try riding DART to Ankeny from Altoona. Deciding on the perfect bus route from Altoona to Ankeny took a lot ofRead More

Starting fall of 2013, DMACC credit schedule will go paperless

Starting fall of 2013, DMACC credit schedule will go paperless

April 3, 2013 at 11:07 am 0 comments

By Jesse Garwick Staff Writer   DMACC is moving the class catalogue, which previously had been both an online version and printed copies, to all digital as of this fall semester. This decision is another effort to improve efficiency for both DMACC and the students, as well as to keepRead More

Earth Week Events

April 3, 2013 at 11:01 am 0 comments

DMACC’s third annual ‘Earth Week’ celebration is coming up. Earth day isn’t just about conservation. It’s about saving energy, public policy, and choosing less damaging products for cleaning and personal care. Craig Dilley, a professor of environmental science, is coordinating the event. “Every aspect of our life has an impact,Read More