Urban Campus Events

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.

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.

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 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.

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
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 17, 2017

Transfer Fair

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Student Lounge
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
WHAT SCHOOL WILL YOU ATTEND AFTER DMACC? Stop by anytime between 10:00am and 2:00pm to obtain information and speak with various representatives from local colleges and universities. Past participants have included Grand View University, Simpson College, Iowa State University, University of Iowa, Northern Iowa University, Drake University, Mercy College of Health Sciences and many more! For more information, please contact Kate Chandler Ernst, at 515-248-7255, kachandlerernst@dmacc.edu
October 23, 2017

DMACC Foundation Scholarship Dinner

Location: FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Ankeny Campus
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Reservation required. Please contact Lisa Cappaert at 515-964-6229 or foundation@dmacc.edu
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

Career Discovery Day at DMACC Urban

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Event open to 8-12th graders interested in exploring educational and career opportunities within the areas of Health Science, Business, and Computers/IT. For more information and to register, visit www.dmacc.edu/careerdiscovery

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 28, 2017

Tonic Sōl Fa at DMACC

Location: Building 6 Auditorium
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Tonic Sōl Fa at DMACC

On Saturday, October 28, the DMACC Ankeny Campus will host the outstanding male a cappella vocal group, Tonic Sōl Fa. Members of Tonic Sōl Fa will teach a master class for students from West Des Moines’ Valley Southwoods from 5:30 – 6:30 p. m. Persons interested in a cappella vocal music may observe the master class for free; however, no one will be admitted after the class starts and those who attend are expected to stay for all of it.

After the master class, Tonic Sōl Fa will present a concert at 7:30 pm in the Ankeny Campus Auditorium in Building 6, with a guest performance by the Valley Southwoods singers. Tickets for the Tonic Sōl Fa concert may be purchased at www.dmacc.edu/music through Friday, October 13. Admission is $15; all seating is general admission. Tickets purchased online will be mailed to purchasers. After October 13, remaining tickets will be available only as first-come-first-serve on the night of the concert. Seating is limited to 320, so purchase tickets early.

Tonic Sōl Fa CDs, videos, and shirts will be available for purchase the evening of the concert. Following the concert the audience can meet and chat with Tonic Sōl Fa and have merchandise autographed during a free reception in the atrium of Building 7 (adjacent to Building 6). Light refreshments are included during the reception. Contact Jim Loos, DMACC Music Program Chair with questions or for further information by e-mail to jcloos@dmacc.edu or by calling 515.964.6633.

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.
November 2, 2017

Mind-Body Wellness

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
11:15 AM – 12:10 PM
You will learn about the physical and mental elements of wellness, and how each one affects the other.
November 7, 2017

It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 118
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
View a documentary featuring stories of college students who share their experiences with mental health issues, how they found help, and continue to successfully manage themselves.

AAC: Microsoft Power Point for Beginners

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

AAC: Microsoft Power Point for Beginners

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
This workshop will introduce students to Microsoft Power Point Basics. Learn about essential functions and tips with Power Point to help students be successful with their course work. For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.
November 8, 2017

Sustainable URBAN: Hy-VEE Nutritionist LUNCH and LEARN--Living Healthy

Campus: Urban
Location: TBD
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
For more information, please contact Jenn Riggs at jlriggs@dmacc.edu for more information.

Urban LIBRARY: Buying Personal Computer Equipment

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
In the market for a new computer but don’t know what to look for? Join this library conversation as we explore the things you need to know to pick the perfect PC to accommodate your budget and needs. Pre-Registration is required. Light snacks will be provided For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.
November 9, 2017

Career Exploration: Tools and Tips for finding your DREAM job

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
11:15 AM – 12:10 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.
November 13, 2017

AAC: Computer Science--Introduction to PYTHON computer programming language

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about this open-source programming language that does not need to be compiled. For the last several years, it has remained one of the top ten highest-in-demand programming languages from employers alongside Java, C, C++, and C# and is immensely popular on the social programming site, Github. For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.
November 14, 2017

Career Fair

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Student Lounge
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Stop by anytime between 10:00am and 2:00pm to obtain information and speak with representatives from several local employers. Past participants have included employers from government, financial services, human services, legal support and many other areas. For more information,please contact Alyssa Burnett, at 515-248-7236, arburnett1@dmacc.edu
November 15, 2017

Sustainable URBAN: Upcycling Craft Lunch and Learn--BIRD FEEDERS

Campus: Urban
Location: TBD
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
For more information, please contact Mel Sadeghpour at mlsadeghpour@dmacc.edu for more information.

Urban LIBRARY: Exploring the Framework: Authority is Constructed and Contextual. Classroom Applications

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 conversation will encourage participants to share how the concepts of reality and academic authority can be incorporated into the college classroom. Pre-Registration is required. Light snacks will be provided. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.
November 20, 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.
November 29, 2017

It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 118
1:55 PM – 2:50 PM
View a documentary featuring stories of college students who share their experiences with mental health issues, how they found help, and continue to successfully manage themselves.

AAC: Microsoft Power Point for Beginners

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

AAC: Microsoft Power Point for Beginners

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

Sustainable URBAN: DNR Lunch and Learn--Herbal Energetics

Campus: Urban
Location: TBD
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
For more information, please contact Jenn Riggs at jlriggs@dmacc.edu for more information.
January 8, 2018

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu
January 9, 2018

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu
January 10, 2018

Urban LIBRARY: Buying Personal Computer Equipment

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
In the market for a new computer but don’t know what to look for? Join this library conversation as we explore the things you need to know to pick the perfect PC to accommodate your budget and needs. Pre-Registration is required. Light snacks will be provided For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu
January 16, 2018

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu
January 17, 2018

Urban LIBRARY: Using Office365

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Did you know DMACC Faculty, staff and students can download Office365 for free? This interactive session will provide an overview of not only how you can download Office365 onto your home computer, but some of the many features that are available. Come find out all the things you can do beyond the “usual” Word, PowerPoint and Excel. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma psmumma@dmacc.edu.

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu

AAC: DMACC Student Computer Orientation Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Learn about: myDMACC - get set up and access everything in one place. Webmail, Office 365, Blackboard & Web Info System Basics: learn how to access course content, grades, class info. and more! RAVE - sign up to receive DMACC emergency alerts Help! - find out how to get computer help and training materials. For more information, contact: Joel Parker at japarker2@dmacc.edu or Lori Von Muenster at llvonmuenster@dmacc.edu
January 24, 2018

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.
February 7, 2018

Community Resources Fair

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1 Student Lounge
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Stop by anytime between 10:00am to 2:00pm to obtain information and speak with various representatives from several local agencies. Past participants have included agencies from such sectors as health care, substance abuse, mental health, child care, legal support, transportation, housing and many more! For more information, please contact Rebecca Papian, at 515-697-7704, rapapian@dmacc.edu
February 14, 2018

Urban LIBRARY: Gale Advanced Researcher

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
This interactive session is designed for the advanced database researcher. Advanced features and techniques will be discussed. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.
February 21, 2018

Urban LIBRARY: Exploring the Framework: Authority is Contructed 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 conversation will encourage participants to the process of creating new information. Pre-Registration is required. Light snacks will be provided. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.
March 7, 2018

Urban LIBRARY: Accessingthe NYTimes

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Did you know that as a member of the DMACC community, you have full access to the NYTimes Web site? This includes the daily paper, as well as historical and education collections. This interactive workshop will provide a brief overview of available resources, and will lead you through the process of creating your DMACC-affiliated NYTimes account. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu

Transfer Fair

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Student Lounge
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Stop by anytime between 10:00am to 2:00pm to obtain information and speak with various representatives from local colleges and universities. Past participants have included Grand View University, Simpson College, Iowa State University, University of Iowa, Northern Iowa University, Drake University, Mercy College of Health Sciences and many more! For more information, please contact Kate Chandler Ernst, at 515-248-7255, kachandlerernst@dmacc.edu
April 4, 2018

Career Fair

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Student Lounge
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Stop by anytime between 10:00am to 2:00pm to obtain information and speak with representatives from several local employers. Past participants have included employers from government, financial services, human services, legal support, and many other areas. For more information, please contact Alyssa Burnett, at 515-248-7236, arburnett1@dmacc.edu
April 11, 2018

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
April 18, 2018

Benefits Fair

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Student Lounge
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Stop by anytime between 10:00am to 2:00pm to obtain information and apply for various benefits from local, state, and federal agencies. Past participants have included Primary Health Care, Polk County Health, Visiting Nurses, Veterans Affairs, Department of Human Services, Des Moines Area Religious Council and many more! For more information, please contact Rebecca Papian, at 515-697-7704, rapapian@dmacc.edu