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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

Starting on a high note: DMACC’s new music director James Thompson

Starting on a high note: DMACC’s new music director James Thompson

November 28, 2018 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Interested in completing a music program here at DMACC? Don’t fret. DMACC’s new Music Department Chairman James Thompson plans to compose the now-minor music education program into a major transferring opportunity. After finishing his degree in Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Iowa in 2013, Thompson had theRead More

‘Ghost Bike’ is an emotional ride

‘Ghost Bike’ is an emotional ride

November 28, 2018 at 11:40 am 0 comments

In “Ghost Bike,” the underworld came to life; but it was reinvented, Chicago-style. This contemporary production was visibly influenced by Chicago bike culture as well as ancient mythologies. The play largely follows Ora after her best friend Eddie is hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Just before theRead More

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News Briefs, October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 at 9:04 am 0 comments

Report of sexual assault at Campus View DMACC students, faculty and staff received email notification of an alleged sexual assault that took place the morning of Sept. 21 at Campus View Apartments, the complex located adjacent to Ankeny campus. The email, sent by Jay Tiefenthaler, Director of Energy, Safety andRead More

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Update: DMACC administration considers arming security

October 31, 2018 at 8:47 am 0 comments

The motion to arm security on campus, specifically in Buildings 5 and 9, has not moved forward yet, according to Jay Tiefenthaler, director of campus security at DMACC. “Currently we are still in the evaluation phase,” Tiefenthaler said about the proposal. He said he would like to see more studentRead More

“Ghost Bike”: A mythical tale of loss and adventure, premieres tonight

“Ghost Bike”: A mythical tale of loss and adventure, premieres tonight

October 31, 2018 at 8:28 am 0 comments

In its first foray into co-production, the DMACC Ankeny Theater Department has teamed up with Grandview University to present “Ghost Bike.” This play begins with two best friends; Ora and Eddie. They ride their bikes all over Chicago together, until one fateful day while Eddie is out on his bike,Read More

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News Briefs, Oct. 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

Italy Trip: This spring, DMACC students have the chance to go on a week-long trip to Italy. The trip will be May 13-20 and stop in Rome, Florence and Venice. For more information, email Maria Cochran at mecochran@dmacc.edu, or attend meetings in Building 2, Room 12B from 12:15-12:45 p.m. onRead More

Want to study in London? Applications due Nov. 9

Want to study in London? Applications due Nov. 9

October 10, 2018 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

DMACC is the only community college in Iowa which offers study abroad opportunities. Every spring, students have the chance to travel to London for a 10-week stay. The next trip is Feb. 16 through April 13, 2019. Students can gain literature or humanities credits while taking classes and visiting culturalRead More