Student/Campus

September 20, 2017

Urban LIBRARY: Introduction to Gale Database Collection

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
A brief overview of the new Gale databases added July 2017. Key features, such as the ability to save articles directly to your DMACC OneDrive, will be highlighted. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.

Wednesday Scholarship Workshop: The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Campus: Boone
Location: Boone Campus Room 223
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
This scholarship is $40,000/year for up to 3 years to complete your Bachelor's degree. There is also funding for Graduate School. These Applications are DUE OCTOBER 24th at Noon ET. Contact Nancy Woods at: nawoods@dmacc.edu

Learning How to Learn Better: Study Strategies & Techniques WORKSHOP

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 232
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
This FREE Workshop is available for all faculty, staff and students to learn about study/reading strategies for independent learning and academic success. If you have any questions, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.
September 21, 2017

Mental Health 101: Take Advantage of Your Resources!

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
11:15 AM – 12:10 PM
This workshop will provide an overview of mental health services both on and off campus, as well as some tips to take care of yourself
September 22, 2017

Monsoon Community Kitchen Cooking Classes

Campus: Ankeny
Location: 7, ICI
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa, a local non-profit is hosting cooking classes from local experts cooking dishes from their native country. You can purchase the classes individually or in a suite of 5. For more info check out the eventbrite link at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/monsoon-community-kitchen-presents-pad-thai-and-egg-rolls-with-lisa-tickets-36880741290
September 26, 2017

Talk Saves Lives: an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Presentation

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 118
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
In this workshop, we will cover the subject of suicide, the research on prevention and what people can do to address suicide.
September 27, 2017

AAC: Learn about OneDrive & Effective File Management in the CLOUD

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
AAC Computer Lab staff will provide a brief overview about how to use Microsoft OneDrive and file management with the "CLOUD." For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.

AAC: Learn about OneDrive & Effective File Management in the CLOUD

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
AAC Computer Lab staff will provide a brief overview about how to use Microsoft OneDrive and file management with the "CLOUD." For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.

Wednesday Scholarship Workshop: Phi Theta Kappa Fall Scholarship Applications

Campus: Boone
Location: Boone Campus Room 223
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Phi Theta Kappa offers thousands of dollars through this fall scholarship application. You must be a member of PTK to apply; you also must be ready to transfer next fall to complete your Bachelor's degree. This application is due (approximately) November 30th, 2017. Contact Nancy Woods at: nawoods@dmacc.edu

Fall FUN Fest

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Student Lounge
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
This event will be an opportunity for Clubs and students groups to host an informational table and encourage student engagement. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Graves at sfgraves@dmacc.edu
October 2, 2017

Urban LIBRARY: Flipster

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Many of the magazines you enjoy reading in print are available through the DMACC libraries in a digital format. These magazines can be accessed on any electronic device, any place you have Internet access. This session will take a look at what is currently available, as well as providing you an opportunity to give input on potential new titles. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.
October 4, 2017

Soft Skills: Not Wimp Skills

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
In this session we will discuss confidence, flexibility and integrity in the development of positive interpersonal communication skills.

Wednesday Scholarship Workshop: The DMACC Foundation Scholarship Application

Campus: Boone
Location: Boone Campus Room 223
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
The DMACC Foundation generously supports our students with tuition scholarships. The size of each award depends upon the quality of the application, the student's GPA, and the student's financial need. Applications are due October 27th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. ALL STUDENTS should apply! Contact Nancy Woods nawoods@dmacc.edu

Walk with DMACC

Location: Outside!
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Over the last seven years, hundreds of thousands of Iowans have taken part in the annual Healthiest State Walk – including DMACC students, faculty, and staff – and we invite you to take part in this event, once again! On October 4th at 12 PM, the following DMACC Campus locations will participate in this statewide effort. This year the Healthiest State Initiative is encouraging participants to walk 30 minutes. Click on the link below to register with the campus/center location closest to you: Please join DMACC on October 4th as we walk with co-workers, friends, family and neighbors to promote our state’s well-being.
October 6, 2017

Monsoon Community Kitchen Cooking Classes

Campus: Ankeny
Location: 7, ICI
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa, a local non-profit is hosting cooking classes taught local experts cooking dishes from their home country. You can purchase tickets individually or in a suite of 5. For more info check out the event brite link. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/monsoon-community-kitchen-presents-meat-curry-with-lata-tickets-37040359713
October 10, 2017

Sustainable URBAN: Science Center of IA and T. REX Exhibit

Campus: Urban
Location: TBD
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Exact time TBD. Join Sustainable URBAN for a tour of the Science Center of IA and witness the famous T. REX exhibit. For more information, please contact Mel Sadeghpour at mlsadeghpour@dmacc.edu for more information.
October 11, 2017

Urban LIBRARY: Exploring the Framework: Authority is Constructed and Contextual. Overview and Discussion

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Information Literacy is in the midst of a paradigm shift. In June 2016, the Association of College & Research Libraries replaced the Information Literacy Standards with a Framework for Information Literacy. This Framework uses threshold concepts to explain what it means to be Information Literate. This discussion will encourage discussion on the nature of reality and academic authority. Pre-Registration is required. Light snacks will be provided. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.

AAC: Microsoft Word for Beginners

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
This workshop will introduce students to Microsoft Word Basics. Learn about essential functions and tips with Word to help students be successful with their course work. For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.

AAC: Microsoft Word for Beginners

Location: Building 1, Room 202
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
This workshop will introduce students to Microsoft Word Basics. Learn about essential functions and tips with Word to help students be successful with their course work. For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.

Polk County Health: FLU Shot Clinic

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 112
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Polk County Health will be at URBAN Campus providing Flu Shots. If you have any questions, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu

Wednesday Scholarship Workshop: The Goldwater Foundation Scholarship

Campus: Boone
Location: Room 223
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Eligible transfer juniors and seniors can receive up to two years of scholarships to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board. The maximum award is $7500 per year. This scholarship is DUE JANUARY 26th, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Contact Nancy Woods mailto:nawoods@dmacc.edu
October 12, 2017

Soft Skills: Not Wimp Skills

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 118
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
In this session we will discuss confidence, flexibility and integrity in the development of positive interpersonal communication skills.
October 14, 2017

Sustainable URBAN: Neal Smith Fall Work Day

Campus: Urban
Location: TBD
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Annual Fall Prairie restoration and clean up at Neal Smith Wild Life Refuge and Prairie. For more information, please contact Mel Sadeghpour at mlsadeghpour@dmacc.edu for more information.
October 24, 2017

AAC: Microsoft Word for Beginners

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
This workshop will introduce students to Microsoft Word Basics. Learn about essential functions and tips with Word to help students be successful with their course work. For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.

AAC: Microsoft Word for Beginners

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
This workshop will introduce students to Microsoft Word Basics. Learn about essential functions and tips with Word to help students be successful with their course work. For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.
October 25, 2017

Mind-Body Wellness

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 118
1:55 PM – 2:50 PM
You will learn about the physical and mental elements of wellness, and how each one affects the other.
October 26, 2017

Sustainable URBAN: Field trip to REIMAN GARDENS for Washed Ashore Exhibit and Butterfly Wing

Campus: Urban
Location: TBD
11:15 AM – 2:15 PM
For more information, please contact Mel Sadeghpour at mlsadeghpour@dmacc.edu for more information.
October 31, 2017

Positive Mental Health: RELAX.....But How?

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1 Welcome Center (Rm 54)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
RELAX...But How? Identify stress - what it feels like, where it comes from, and how it impacts us - and then explore easy strategies for managing stress and simple relaxation techniques.
November 1, 2017

Urban LIBRARY: Writing your paper in Office365

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Do you still email your class assignments back and forth to yourself? With Office365, everything can be done online with any electronic device with online access. This interactive session will show you how you can use Office365 to write, save and share your papers. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.

Career Exploration: Tools and Tips for finding your DREAM job

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
This workshop will give you the tools to be successful at the upcoming Career Fair and beyond! Learn about professionalism, elevator speeches, resume building, and what employers are looking for in future hires. Opportunties to sign up for one-on-one resume building, career assessment, and mock interviews will be available.