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ALEKS assessment helps better place math students

ALEKS assessment helps better place math students

April 4, 2014 at 10:27 am 0 comments

ALEKS math placement assessment will be coming as a requirement for the first time this fall in 2014. No worries! There are exemptions and positive outcomes: To be exempt, students must have a C- or higher in a transfer equivalent math course within the previous 18 months from the dateRead More

Readers respond to theater opinion

Readers respond to theater opinion

March 26, 2014 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Letter to the DMACC Chronicle: To this date, DMACC Huff Theatre has produced the original plays of 57 local writers, among them students, faculty, and the general public. Since 1995, we’ve presented a total of 92 productions, presented at a variety of venues, including the Grand View University, Ankeny’s NorthwestRead More

Payne’s Pains: Quality theater is limited for a college our size

Payne’s Pains: Quality theater is limited for a college our size

March 17, 2014 at 10:38 am 0 comments

I will admit I love theater. I guess you could say Broadway is one of my guilty pleasures. Bridges of Madison County is on Broadway and I am dying to go see it. I am a season ticket holder at the Civic Center and I enjoy going to other musicalsRead More

Ask Courtney

Ask Courtney

March 14, 2014 at 11:38 am 0 comments

  Dear Courtney, A friend of mine is taking an online class with me. He has decided that we should work on the assignments and quizzes together. It has turned out that I do all of the work and the assignments fall on me to complete both mine and his.Read More

Potholes along DMACC Boulevard to be fixed soon

Potholes along DMACC Boulevard to be fixed soon

March 14, 2014 at 11:29 am 0 comments

With winter almost over, drivers around the Ankeny DMACC campus are starting to notice more problems with the roads. Namely, pot holes. Ned Miller, Director of the DMACC Physical Plant, said that next week they may start fixing the roads. “We hope to start next week if the weather cooperates.Read More

Last man to step foot on the moon wraps up CI week

Last man to step foot on the moon wraps up CI week

March 14, 2014 at 11:23 am 0 comments

For the final talk of CI Week, students got to hear from Captain Eugene Cernan; the last man to set foot upon the moon. Cernan spoke to students about his trip on the moon and the journey that he took to get to that point. He also made a fewRead More

Grant Imahara spoke to a packed house at the DMACC West Campus on Thursday, March 6.

Mythbuster shares the fun of science

March 12, 2014 at 11:23 am 0 comments

There was organized chaos Thursday morning at West Campus as students found their way into spillover rooms when one of The Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters, Grant Imahara, visited the campus to talk to students during CI Week about how the popular show accidentally made science and engineering cool. Mythbusters takes myths,Read More

BLACK HISTORY MONTH:  “You Got to be a Dreamer”

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: “You Got to be a Dreamer”

March 12, 2014 at 10:49 am 0 comments

By Martina Gutierrez ~ The Struggle that makes you strong ~ Adolphus “Dolph” Pulliam, born March 14, 1946 in Mississippi, overcame segregation and family tragedy on his way to becoming a standout athlete. He spoke at DMACC for Black History Month on February 27. Pulliam is a former basketball playerRead More