Post Tagged with: "DMACC"

Women’s basketball coach breaks DMACC record for most wins

Women’s basketball coach breaks DMACC record for most wins

February 13, 2019 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Steve Krafcisin, head coach of the DMACC women’s basketball team, reached his 300th career win on Jan. 12 when the Bears were victorious over Iowa Lakes Community College, 76-62. Krafcisin is now DMACC’s all-time winningest and longest tenured women’s basketball coach with a career record of 303-131 at the school.Read More

DMACC 2018-19 Men's Basketball team

Men’s basketball follows three losses with three wins

February 13, 2019 at 11:31 am 0 comments

After a rough start to 2019 with three straight losses, the DMACC men’s basketball team is rejuvenated with three conference wins to end the month. Starting the month nationally ranked #17, the Bears fell to #5 Kirkwood, #20 Iowa Lakes, and #15 NIACC by scores of 92-76, 85-80, and 106-100,Read More

A guide to advising and counseling at DMACC

A guide to advising and counseling at DMACC

February 4, 2019 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

Students know that college can be challenging at times. Whether it is due to it being someone’s first semester at college or simply having too much on one’s plate, school can make life chaotic at times. DMACC provides many resources to help students who find themselves struggling in a numberRead More

Construction begins on criminal justice training facility

Construction begins on criminal justice training facility

February 4, 2019 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

Nearly a decade ago, Buzz Hoffman, former department chair of the DMACC Criminal Justice Department, first shared the idea of building a training facility on campus for students to gain realistic crime scene investigation experience. Now, after gaining the support of the DMACC Foundation, the Criminal Justice Department is bringingRead More

After split with Liberal Arts, SEMSS moves to Building 9

After split with Liberal Arts, SEMSS moves to Building 9

February 4, 2019 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

When students step into the main entrance of Building 9, they may wonder if they are in the right place. Where vending machines and a glass display case stood last semester, students will now find renovated office spaces for the brand new sciences division. Plans were laid to make BuildingRead More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Opinion: A case for arming DMACC security

November 28, 2018 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

One day during my junior year of high school, I was in Mr. Hammerand’s chemistry class when there was a lockdown drill. “We are in lockdown. We are in lockdown,” the secretary announced over the intercom. For the drill we sat behind lab tables for about 10 minutes. However, beforeRead More

Zaire Swaby

DMACC Men’s Basketball draws from: Iowa, Delaware…England?

November 28, 2018 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

College is normally a place of great diversity, where  students can choose what they want to learn about in class as well as in experiences outside of class. Students come from many different high schools and backgrounds to learn together and meet people that have had different upbringings than whatRead More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Iowa Education: Community colleges falling behind in per-pupil state funding

November 28, 2018 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

The original legislation that founded community colleges in Iowa was introduced in 1965 by Senator Jack Kibbie, and tuition was a mere $25-30 per credit hour according to Jim Stick, dean of liberal arts at DMACC. Since then, Iowa’s community colleges have expanded and become invaluable assets to the healthRead More