Post Tagged with: "DMACC"

New ICI program director looks to spice things up

New ICI program director looks to spice things up

September 19, 2018 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

Iowa Culinary Institute’s new program director, Chef John Andres, almost led a very different life.  At the age of 3 he started learning violin, and growing up in Waterloo, Iowa, participated in various chamber groups and orchestras. Later on he attended Drake on a music scholarship. Chef Andres said “[I]Read More

Jacobsen excels in softball season

Jacobsen excels in softball season

March 28, 2018 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

The Chronicle featured DMACC Sophomore Molly Jacobsen, of Adel, after she was named 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Preseason All-American First Team by Fastpitch News. The NJCAA and the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) named Jacobsen the Division II Pitcher of the Week for March 12-18. SheRead More

The Salt Company Conference – 2018

The Salt Company Conference – 2018

March 2, 2018 at 11:14 am 0 comments

The Salt Company Conference is an annual gathering of college students from major universities’ Salt Companies around the midwest. This year, it was held in Des Moines at the Iowa Events Center with speakers Aaron Rodgers, Rob Warren, Jake Each and Ankeny’s Salt Company Director, Austin Wadlow. This year thereRead More

Julie Simanski (left) and Eden Pearson (right) during their Marriage & Family and Composition II class

Learning Communities; group learning at DMACC

February 7, 2018 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

DMACC’s Ankeny campus provides students with “learning community” opportunities. Learning communities are classes that allow students to work in a small group setting with two different instructors while completing two different classes. Students are used to being taught one subject at a time: Math, History, Sociology, English, etc.  Learning communitiesRead More

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Profile: Whitney Riggs

February 7, 2018 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

DMACC Advisor Whitney Riggs is someone you may have seen advising students, teaching an Honors or Student Development class, or even leading a committee. She is one of those staff members here at DMACC that can’t seem to sit still. Riggs has held many positions here at DMACC, starting inRead More

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Profile: Gary Titchener

February 7, 2018 at 11:58 am 0 comments

DMACC is an institution known for diversity in its students; coming from every walk of life to seek out new knowledge. The standard of open admission provides opportunity for whatever students need most. For some, like our own Professor Gary Titchener, DMACC was there for him when he began hisRead More

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Profile: Paul Byrd

February 7, 2018 at 11:54 am 0 comments

If you’ve taken any sort of government, history, foreign affairs, or contemporary issues class, you’ve probably had a professor named Paul Byrd. Byrd is a very outgoing personality with a passion for telling stories to brighten up the classroom and involve as many students as possible. Byrd has been aRead More

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Boone’s Molly Jacobsen named Preseason All-American First Team

February 7, 2018 at 11:31 am 0 comments

Molly Jacobsen, a sophomore at the DMACC campus in Boone, has been named the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Preseason All-American First Team by Fastpitch News, a newsletter covering women’s fast-pitch softball. The honor was based off of the 2017 season. During the 2017 season last spring, JacobsenRead More