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Building 1 remodel to begin in the spring, staff to be displaced by Anna Duran

January 30, 2013 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

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 of 2014, taking approximatelyRead More

School Shootings, How Prepared is DMACC? By Alex Payne

January 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

  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 attacks have leftRead More

DMACC and Grinnell sign historic education agreement by Joseph Provenzano

November 28, 2012 at 11:08 am 0 comments

The Student Articulation Agreement between DMACC and Grinnell is an historic first for the private college.  Signed on November 1 by DMACC President Robert Denson and Grinnell President Raynard S. Kington, the agreement is a commitment between the two schools to further education and part of a national movement amongRead More

Soldiers tell their story by Lacey Harrison

November 28, 2012 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Seven current and former members of the military spoke to an audience at DMACC Tuesday, Nov. 8, as part of The Telling Project: Des Moines. “Telling: Des Moines” is part of a national theatrical effort called The Telling Project, Austin, Texas. The performance is a combination of a play andRead More

Ankeny DMACC is a wonderful taste of Iowa by Joseph Provenzano

November 28, 2012 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Last fall I began taking photography classes here at DMACC as a returning student.  I love the program and have learned a lot about photography and myself.  One of the reasons I chose to come back to DMACC is that it offers a great sample of Iowa personalities. You willRead More

Cool classes this spring by Lacey Harrison

November 28, 2012 at 10:50 am 0 comments

Can you read this article in less than a minute? If not then you should add speed reading to your schedule for next semester. Speed reading, taught by Margaret Ranch and Susan Wickham, can earn you three college-transfer elective credits. It can increase your reading rate, deepen your comprehension level,Read More

Master Chief is back by Nevin Cornwall

November 28, 2012 at 10:48 am 0 comments

With Halo 4 the Master Chief is back again to save the human race, this time from a brand new enemy race called Prometheans. Halo 4 is the first halo game not made by Bungi Studios. With the release of Halo: Reach Bungie sold the right opening up the HaloRead More

Dmacc student pledges to raise $2,200 for Camp Hertko by Heidi Walters

November 28, 2012 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. There are always challenges and struggles that we all face, some more than others. DMACC student, David Blacksmith was diagnosed with type one diabetes at the age of 9, and now he is trying to raise some money to give back to aRead More