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Rudy Harris will retire after 40 years at DMACC

Rudy Harris will retire after 40 years at DMACC

February 25, 2013 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

By Anna Duran. Rudy Harris, the head of the Sociology department, is retiring after 40 years at DMACC. In those 40 years, Harris has worked with four DMACC presidents, nine deans,  thousands of students, and only missed three days of work. “He’s got a very strong work ethic, and believesRead More

School Shootings: how prepared is DMACC?

School Shootings: how prepared is DMACC?

February 25, 2013 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

By Alex Payne.  School shootings across the country have kept students and school security officials looking for the best way to prepare faculty, staff and students in case of an emergency. 2012 was one of the deadliest years on school campuses, which left 41 people dead. These types of attacksRead More

Building 1 remodel set to displace students, staff

Building 1 remodel set to displace students, staff

February 25, 2013 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

By Anna Duran. Get ready to really learn where things are on campus. A major renovation of Building 1 is set to temporarily scatter the staff and faculty located there. The remodel is expected to begin in early March and be completed by the start of the spring term ofRead More

Retirement Series: Drew Gocken

Retirement Series: Drew Gocken

February 24, 2013 at 7:52 am 0 comments

By Brandon Greubel. Drew Gocken will be retiring from DMACC after 22 years, “Finally” he says. He started in 1992 as an instructor and a consultant for DMACC Business Resources. No computers were on the desks, and there was no such thing as campus email. Back then, Dan Ivis called andRead More

Continuing education brings a song to DMACC

Continuing education brings a song to DMACC

February 24, 2013 at 7:49 am 0 comments

By Jarrett Quick. Experienced musicians and vocalists at DMACC are now able to stay musically active thanks to two jazz ensemble programs introduced earlier this year. Both the vocal and instrumental programs are for experienced musicians and serve as an environment for local musicians to play and practice with like-mindedRead More

Dental Hygiene program looking for patients

February 24, 2013 at 7:47 am 0 comments

By Jarrett Quick. How would you like to get your teeth cleaned for free or cheap? The graduating students of the dental hygiene program at DMACC need students with dental problems to apply for a free teeth cleaning. Although there are a lot of requirements to meet, it can definitelyRead More

DMACC Retirement Series: Karen Heuer

DMACC Retirement Series: Karen Heuer

February 24, 2013 at 7:46 am 0 comments

By Jesse Garwick. Karen Heuer is retiring after 37 years as an instructor at DMACC. She is the Marketing/Management Program Chair. Included in the department are the Marketing, Management, Fashion/Design, Sales & Management, and Retail Management degrees and diplomas.  Many specialized certificates including Interior Design Consultant and Human Resource Management areRead More

Native Pride

Native Pride

February 22, 2013 at 10:19 am 0 comments

An hour before the Native Pride Dancers performance starts, Larry Yazzie and Arlan Whitebreast sit backstage preparing themselves. Whitebreast begins to put on his traditional garb as Yazzie puts together his bustles, which is a colorful spread of feathers and beads. “(Dancing) was a calling for me,” Yazzie said. “Read More