Diversity at DMACC

Summer Scholars Award Recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Summer scholarship:

Charity Dangelser, Newton Campus, Liberal Arts
 Rebecca Whitney, Ankeny campus, Culinary and Accounting
 Samuel Connett, Ankeny Campus, Liberal Arts
 Jeffrey Howe, Urban and Ankeny Campuses, Cyber Security and Information Technology Network Administration
 Christopher Zimmerman, Ankeny, Campus Human Services
 Edward Hepplewhite, Boone Campus, Liberal Arts, Pre-Engineering

Summer Scholars Award

One Free 3-credit hour face to face Summer Semester Course plus $100 for books will be awarded to six students throughout the DMACC Campuses and Learning Centers.
Students must be full time as of Spring semester 2019.

Apply Today - Deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Details

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ DMACC DiversityDes Moines Area Community College has the distinction of enrolling the most culturally diverse student population in the Iowa higher education system. Our responsibility to our students, and to the staff and faculty that serve them, is articulated in the diversity vision statement:

DMACC will create a culture in which all people are valued and supported, and will celebrate the similarities and differences among us. In doing so, we will prepare the DMACC community to live, to learn, and to work together in a global society.

Engagement

Engagement

Programming and discussion opportunities to enhance the lives of the DMACC community on all campuses

Initiatives

​Initiatives

Creating a college of inclusion through academics and support

» Our commitment

Events

​Events

Connecting and promoting DMACC's resources through partnerships and events

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By the Numbers

Total Student Enrollment for Credit by Race/Ethnicity: White: 72.9%, Hispanic: 7.88%, African American: 6.29%, Unknown: 5.69%, Asian: 4.56%, Multiple: 2.35% 
Age Ranges of Students Served - Total Students by Age Group (FY 2019). younger than 18: 17,597, 18-22, 11, 085, 23-35 - 5,439, 36-55 - 2,123, 56-72 - 251, 73+ - 4 
Countries Represented - 89 countries and 6 continents ​

​Contact​​​

Ahmed Agyeman 

Ahmed Agyeman, Ph.D.

Director, Community and Global Engagement
Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny Campus
2006 South Ankeny Blvd., Building 6 Ankeny, IA 50023
Office: 515-964-6271
Cell: 515-360-2541
akagyeman@dmacc.edu


Public Allies​​ ​​

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Benjamin Brewer​
Areas of Work: Latino Outreach, The Dream Scholars program, Community Engagement
Office: 515-289-9568
babrewer2@dmacc.edu  

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Tessa Conklin
Areas of Work: Asian Pacific Islander Outreach, Des Moines Public Schools
Office: 515-289-9561
tconklin@dmacc.edu

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Lauren Whaley
Areas of Work: Native American, On and Off Campus Events, Surrounding school districts
Office: 515-965-7173
llwhaley@dmacc.edu

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Kellen Zanders
Areas of Work: African-American Outreach, Des Moines Public Schools, Men of Color Mentorship Program, Website, Newsletter
Office: ​515-964-6662
kwzanders@dmacc.edu