DMACC in the News

April 2020
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Nursing officials believe governor’s licensure proclamation helps medical workforce as COVID-19 peak nears
Ames Tribune
"Nursing student Kendra Thompson, who studies at DMACC’s Ankeny program, was concerned she would not be able to complete her clinical hours because places are no longer allowing nursing students into their facilities due to COVID-19. …"
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Darland keeps glass half full
The Messenger
"Rhett Darland had trouble finding the exact words to express himself after Des Moines Area Community College had clinched a spot to the men’s national basketball tournament. …"
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Finishing innovations, options and trends for architectural aluminum products
Prism
"As a world-renowned program, the Iowa Culinary Institute (ICI) at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) provides high-end culinary experiences and serves students, staff and visitors. …"
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Emergency proclamation enables DMACC nursing students to complete program
Business Record
"Nearly 100 nursing students set to graduate from Des Moines Area Community College in May but who have not yet obtained their nursing licenses will be able to complete their education and be hired as nurses, under a section of the disaster emergency proclamation issued by Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday. …"
March 2020
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Collin Maag
Star Herald
"Collin Maag of Scottsbluff, a 2016 graduate of Scottsbluff High School, poses for a photo with Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Automotive Collision Technology Program Chair Gary Sanger and the DMACC Bear mascot after signing a letter of intent to study automotive technology at DMACC. …"
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Students graduate from DMACC-Tyson 1+2 training program
Adel News
"Des Moines Area Community College’s mission is to provide quality, affordable, education and training to empower students as they pursue life’s opportunities. …"
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Former Perry student named to All-Iowa Academic Team
Boone News Republican
"In addition, several DMACC students received other honors. …"
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Latest local updates: March 25
Business Record
"DMACC Fashion Merchandising and Design students are now making “Olson masks” from their homes to support local health care providers responding to COVID-19, DMACC announced today. …"
Thursday, March 26, 2020
DMACC Fashion Merchandising & Design students sewing Olson masks for health care providers
KWBG Local News Radio
"DMACC Fashion Merchandising and Design students are now making Olson masks from their homes to support local health care providers responding to COVID-19. …"
Thursday, March 26, 2020
DCH thanks DMACC VanKirk Academy for PPE donation
The Perry News
"The Dallas County Hospital and Family Medicine Clinics in Perry received a donation of personal protective equipment Thursday from the DMACC Perry VanKikr Career Academy. …"
Thursday, March 26, 2020
DMACC design, fashion merchandisers sew new masks
The Perry News
"DMACC students of fashion merchandising and design are reponding to the COVID-19 epidemic by making Olson masks from their homes to support local health care providers. …"
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
DMACC spring semester foundation scholarships announced
Newton Daily News
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Foundation has announced the recipients of Foundation Scholarships for the spring semester. …"
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
How COVID-19 is costing college basketball hopefuls
KCCI
"From a coaching standpoint, guys like Josh Sash at DMACC knows these delays will cause a long-lasting ripple effect. …"
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
WIN announces 2020 Most Influential Women award winners
AMN After Market News
"Christy Jones currently serves as an advisory member to the DMACC (Des Moines Area Community College) collision program. …"
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
2020 Most Influential Women award winners announced by WIN
Auto Body Repair Network
"Christy Jones currently serves as an Advisory Member to the DMACC (Des Moines Area Community College) collision program. …"
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Working remotely: tools, tips and productivity with Laura Kinnard
PodBean
"With me is Laura Kinnard from Drake University, DMACC and The Runway Innovation Studio with thoughts about working outside of the office. …"
Monday, March 23, 2020
IKM-Manning's Branning to continue basketball career at DMACC
KMALAND
"IKM-Manning senior Lexi Branning has parlayed a fantastic season into an opportunity at Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Monday, March 23, 2020
DMACC sends large contingent to PTK All-Iowa Academic Team
The Perry News
"Eighteen DMACC students were among the 77 Iowa Community College students statewide named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society All-Iowa Academic Team. …"
Saturday, March 21, 2020
The 1980 Hawkeyes: Where are they now?
Quad-City Times
"Steve Krafcisin: Has served as the women’s basketball coach at Des Moines Area Community College since 2005. …"
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Perry students participate in DMACC Automotive Signing Day
The Boone News Republican
"A group of 23 future DMACC students recently participated in the Second Annual DMACC Automotive Signing Day to celebrate their commitment to join the award-winning DMACC Automotive Technology Programs in fall 2020. …"
Friday, March 20, 2020
Notebook: Outtakes from the ciLive! story
Business Record
"When I had a chance to interview three speakers presenting at the upcoming ciLive! 2020 festival (to be held at Des Moines Area Community College’s West Des Moines campus), I almost didn’t know what to do with all of my notes. …"
Friday, March 20, 2020
Coaches Corner for March 20th
KWBG Local News Radio
"Coaches Corner for March 20th: Josh Sash, DMACC Men’s Basketball …"
Friday, March 20, 2020
Six Perry scholars land DMACC Foundation scholarships
The Perry News
"Six Perry scholars have been awarded Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Foundation Scholarships for the spring 2020 semester. …"
Friday, March 20, 2020
Local recipients of DMACC spring semester foundation scholarships
The Oskaloosa Herald
"The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Foundation has announced the recipients of Foundation Scholarships for the Spring Semester. …"
Thursday, March 19, 2020
DMACC celebrates Automotive Technology signing day
Des Moines Register
"A group of 23 future DMACC students recently participated in the Second Annual DMACC Automotive Signing Day to celebrate their commitment to join the award-winning DMACC Automotive Technology Programs in fall 2020. …"
Thursday, March 19, 2020
WDM student earns DMACC scholarship
Des Moines Register
"Adam Shearer of West Des Moines, a senior at Valley High School, was the recipient of a $500 DMACC Automotive Technology scholarship at the Second Annual DMACC Automotive Signing Day. …"
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Ten students graduate from DMACC-Tyson 1+2 program
The Perry News
"Des Moines Area Community College’s mission is to provide quality, affordable, education and training to empower students as they pursue life’s opportunities. …"
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Perry students first in line at DMACC Automotive Signing Day
The Perry News
"The signing day recognized the first of about 100 students who will join DMACC automotive programs in the fall, with each student signing an official letter of intent. …"
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
DMACC’s Fentress lands scholarship on All-Iowa Academic Team
The Perry News
"Suzy Fentress of Adel and formerly of Perry, a liberal arts major at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, has been named to the 77-member All-Iowa Academic Team. …"
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Iowa PBS presents ninth season of 'Iowa Ingredient'
River Cities' Reader
"This season will feature some of Iowa Ingredient's favorite chefs, including Executive Chef and Professor Dean Luttrell of DMACC in Ankeny. …"
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Message from ACLU speaker at Thursday's DMACC 'We Include' series encourages people to embrace open-mindedness
CBC Online
"Last Thursday, the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Carroll Campus hosted Damonte Stogner, a community engagement associate from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Iowa, for a community discussion on the legal and social challenges of racial justice as part of the school’s “We Include” speaker series. …"
Sunday, March 15, 2020
From reception to culinary institute
Times Republican
"The 25-year-old receptionist at Marla’s Headliner on Main in Marshalltown is passionate enough about her hobby that she will attend the Iowa Culinary Institute at Des Moines Area Community College this fall. …"
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Story County's Harper is certainly not your 'average Joe'
Windsor Manor in Nevada
"DMACC was starting a program called FARM/CAP – Career Assessment Program – for people in ag who were facing the farm crisis. …"
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Programs help support new farmers during tough years
Iowa Farmer Today
"Following high school he completed the diesel technology program at Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Friday, March 13, 2020
Monsignor McCann Community Fund assists Newton DMACC
Newton Daily News
"The Monsignor McCann Community Fund (MMCF), which plans to give out roughly $50,000 worth of grants each year, recently announced its spring recipients and the Newton DMACC received $3,000 to assist students who may need mental health services. …"
Friday, March 13, 2020
Perfect pairing
Newton Daily News
"Organized by the Iowa Culinary Institute at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), the sold-out dinner will be held inside the Newton-based brewery at Legacy Plaza. …"
Thursday, March 12, 2020
DMACC, Studio Iowa debut Virtual Learning Lab for data center academy
Business Record
"Data centers in Iowa are a career opportunity for students in DMACC West Des Moines’ network technology program. …"
Thursday, March 12, 2020
KCIM interview: DMACC Provost Joel Lundstrom
CBC Online
"DMACC Provost Joel Lundstrom talks about adjustments to classes in the light of the Corona virus, along with incredible scholarship opportunities and degrees in nursing, computer language and welding classes that are all available through DMACC locally. …"
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
DMACC is ready for "Celebrate! Innovation Live"
WHO
"Remember Pluto? That little planet that wasn't a planet anymore? That will be a big topic at the new "Celebrate! Innovation Live" at Des Moines Area Community College! …"
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Local musician appears on 'The Voice'
Boone News Republican
"At age 11, he made his debut at Des Moines Area Community College’s Boone campus, and today performs at spots all across Iowa, for public and private concerts. …"
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Boone DMACC professor receives Tapestry Award
Boone News Republican
"The Tapestry Award is presented by the DMACC Diversity Commission to recognize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity through their individual character, contributions to the college and service to the community. …"
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Valley senior earns scholarship for DMACC Automotive Mechanics Technology Program
West Des Moines Community Schools
"Congratulations to Valley High School senior Adam Shearer, who won a $500 scholarship to attend Des Moines Area Community College’s automotive mechanics technology program upon graduation. …"
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Topic For Thursday’s DMACC We Include Speaker Series Is Racial Justice And Immigration
Carroll Broadcasting Company
"Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC) We Include speaker series returns to their Carroll campus Thursday with a community discussion on the legal and social challenges of racial justice and immigration. …"
Monday, March 09, 2020
UNI English alumni roundtable event discusses library careers
University of Northern Iowa
"The talk featured former students Jessica Bamford-Love, circulation assistant at the Cedar Falls Public Library, Alissa Cornick, youth librarian at the Des Moines Public Library and Zach Lowe, library specialist and circulation lead at the Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny campus. The three were introduced by UNI Professor Jim O’Loughlin, who also helped to facilitate the discussion. …"
Saturday, March 07, 2020
Local DMACC students studying abroad in London
Boone Republican News
"A group of 23 students from seven different DMACC campuses and centers are participating in the annual DMACC London Study Abroad Program during the spring 2020 semester. …"
Saturday, March 07, 2020
Local DMACC students studying abroad in London
Dallas County News
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students and instructors proudly display a DMACC flag in front of the iconic Tower Bridge in London during a recent tour of the city. …"
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
DMACC to Open New Virtual Learning Lab for Students
Clay and Milk
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) will unveil a new, cutting-edge Virtual Learning Lab at the Microsoft Datacenter Academy located on its West Des Moines Campus on March 11, during Celebrate! Innovation Live. …"
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Morningside College and Des Moines Area Community College announce pathway program for two agricultural degrees
Siouxland Proud
"Morningside College and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) announced that they’re offering a pathway program for students to complete a Bachelor of Science in agricultural education and a Bachelor of Arts in applied agricultural and food studies. The pathway is for DMACC students to seamlessly complete their degrees at Morningside. …"
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
New Virtual Learning Lab at DMACC West Campus offers one-of-a-kind training
KWBG AM 1590
"DMACC, the largest undergraduate college in Iowa, will unveil a new, cutting-edge Virtual Learning Lab (VLL) at the Microsoft Datacenter Academy located on its West Des Moines Campus, at 12:15 p.m. on Wed., March 11, during Celebrate! Innovation Live (ciLive!). …"
Monday, March 02, 2020
20 under 40: Ben Eldridge
nwestiowa.com
"He eventually decided to change paths again and learn about mortuary science at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny. …"
Sunday, March 01, 2020
Boone DMACC students inducted into Tau Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa
Boone Republican News
"Boone DMACC students were recently inducted into the Tau Phi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society. …"
Sunday, March 01, 2020
Out and about. What we're doing in March and April.
DSM Magazine
"Over the past several years, DMACC’s CiLive! has earned some of the boldest checkmarks on our annual calendar. Engaging and inspiring, it’s a five-day series of presentations by lively speakers who challenge us to imagine possibilities beyond our day-to-day lives. …"
February 2020
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Imagine the possibilities: DMACC students form a special bond
Dallas County News
"For the past two years Imagine the Possibilities, formerly known as Genesis, has formed a relationship with DMACC unlike they ever had before. …"
Friday, February 28, 2020
A look behind ciLive! 2020
Business Record
"There are 15 individuals preparing to take center stage at Des Moines Area Community College’s annual Celebrate! Innovation Live speaking festival (known as ciLive!). …"
Friday, February 28, 2020
DMACC students in London for Study Abroad Program
KWBG AM 1590
"A group of 23 students from seven different DMACC campuses and centers are participating in the annual DMACC London Study Abroad Program during the spring 2020 semester. …"
Thursday, February 27, 2020
DMACC Perry hosting 'A Little Salsa on the Prairie' in March
Raccoon Valley Radio
"The Des Moines Area Community College Perry VanKirk Career Academy is hosting a special event at the end of March, and they invite the public to a night of dancing, drinks, and education. …"
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
February student of the month
Chronical Times
"After Max graduates from high school, he would like to attend the Iowa Culinary Institute at DMACC or the Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny, Iowa. …"
Monday, February 24, 2020
Celebrating National FFA Week
The Big Show Podcast
"Spotlighting some of our wonderful Mark Pearson Scholarship award winners and DMACC's Travis Lautner joins The Big Show to tell Andy and Bob about the great opportunities the scholarship has provided and success achieved. …"
Monday, February 24, 2020
25 Central Iowa women named to 2020 Forty Under 40 class
Business Record
"Stephanie Oppel - Director, Work Based Learning, Des Moines Area Community College …"
Monday, February 24, 2020
On the rise: 2-24-20
Business Record
"Natalie Bachman, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Named to DMACC Foundation board of directors, Ankeny. Kim Butler Hegedus, Community State Bank, Named to DMACC Foundation board of directors, Ankeny …"
Saturday, February 22, 2020
DMACC introduces new activities center
Boone Republican News
"Conversations and plans will come together as DMACC has officially announced they are building a Wellness Center on campus. The new building is set to include two gyms, a weight room, a golf room, and an athletic training room. The building will begin April 2020 with plans to finish the project by October 2020. …"
Friday, February 21, 2020
Jim Heckman named to DMACC Foundation Board of Directors
Boone Republican News
"Heckman was recently named a member of the DMACC Foundations Board, but he was asked years ago to become a member. Heckman already started working in his new position, and he is hard at work raising money for DMACC, one of his principal jobs. …"
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
200+ high school students participate in DMACC's Career Discovery Day Tuesday
CBC Online
"More than 200 students from eight local schools participated in Career Discover Days today (Tuesday) at Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC) Carroll Campus. …"
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Iowa State nursing program features students with diverse experiences
Iowa State Daily
"The nursing program was started because the president of Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) brought the idea to Iowa State for starting a Bachelor of Science in Nursing completion program. …"
Monday, February 17, 2020
DMACC honors Perry area's fall graduates, scholarly standouts
The Perry News
"More than 800 students graduated from the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban and West Campuses at the end of the fall term, including seven Perry-area scholars. …"
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Colleges need to rethink their market — and maybe their mission
The Chronicle of Higher Education
"Take Des Moines Area Community College as an example. It has expanded its noncredit programs to get new classes up and running more quickly than in the past, and teach students just enough to start a career. …"
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Former computer programmer leaves career to be DMACC basketball coach
Boone News
"Sash has landed his first head coaching job for the DMACC Bears. …"
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Gov. Reynolds vows to make licensing for registers nurses in Iowa more achievable
weareiowa.com
"Local 5 asked the nursing program leaders at DMACC about the licensing system for registered nurses. …"
Saturday, February 08, 2020
Job seeking event considered a ‘Godsend’ for LGBTQ community
whotv.com
"Iowa Safe Schools hosted its second LGBTQ Career Expo. Saturday’s event was held at the DMACC Ankeny Campus. Over 30 employers were looking to boost their businesses with employees from the LGBTQ community. …"
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Career Expo helps LGBTQ youth navigate workforce
whotv.com
"Iowa Safe School is hosting the LGBTQ Career Expo Saturday, February 8th at DMACC Ankeny Campus. …"
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Fresh New Farm: Amanda Kanehl is changing agricultural practices and farming sustainably
Her Magazine
"Amanda is the only farmer and tends the land all by herself. Amanda is also a mother, a recent graduate of Drake University, and holds a degree in horticulture from Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Student shark tank in Ankeny awards
Business Record
"Three high schools (Ankeny, Ankeny Centennial, North Polk) and three colleges (DMACC, Drake and UofI) were represented in the competition. …"
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Medal of Honor recipient talks to DMACC students
KCCI
"U.S. Army veteran and member of the Green Berets Melvin Morris spoke at the DMACC Urban campus Wednesday morning. …"
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Bullseye! CITYVIEW best of Des Moines
CITYVIEW
"Best Community College in Iowa DMACC Life’s calling. That is the essence of what Des Moines Area Community College, the Best Community College in Iowa according to CITYVIEW readers, has to offer as it inspires, energizes and encourages students to achieve career dreams and life aspirations. …"
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Medal of Honor recipient fights racism and discrimination one speech at a time
Whotv.com
"Sergeant First Class Melvin Morris paid a visit to Iowa to speak at Des Moines Area Community College on Wednesday. Morris is one of the few living Medal of Honor recipients …"
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Free or cheap college courses for older adults in all 50 states
AARP
"Check out the free or low-cost opportunities for lifelong learners in your state. The Des Moines Area Community College lets locals 62 and up take one free for-credit course each semester. …"
Monday, February 03, 2020
Culinary Institute to host information sessions at DMACC
Newton Daily News
"The Iowa Culinary Institute at DMACC will host two upcoming information sessions for students interested in learning more about the School of Baking and Pastry Arts at the DMACC Newton Campus. …"
January 2020
Friday, January 31, 2020
Perry DMACC culinary arts student works with French chefs
The Perry News
"Zoe Rene Gordon of Perry, a second-year student in the DMACC Iowa Culinary Institute (ICI) program, is among a number of chefs-in-training learning French cuisine at the hands of the masters. …"
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Pork dish goes from high-end to home-cooked
Iowa Farmer Today
"He decided what he wanted to do in the long run was to be a chef, so he entered the Iowa Culinary Institute at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny. …"
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Recipe for success at DMACC Newton Campus
We Are Iowa
"Students wanting to learn more about the world of baking and pastry making, can get a sneak peek at what’s to come as DMACC Newton Campus offers a new one-year diploma program in baking and pastry arts in the fall. …"
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Iowa State student balances school, children, journalism in pursuit of passion
Pilot Tribune
"Naonady dropped out of high school during her senior year and started working full-time to support her family. She returned to Des Moines Area Community College to get her GED – which she completed in less than six months. …"
Monday, January 27, 2020
DMACC Culinary Institute celebrates 35th exchange program with France
Radio Iowa
"A group of French chefs are visiting the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) campus as part of the anniversary celebration of an exchange program with the school’s culinary program. …"
Friday, January 24, 2020
French chef teach DMACC students secrets of haute cuisine
The Perry News
"Every January, two chefs from the St. Etienne region of France come to the Ankeny Campus of DMACC as part of the annual French chefs exchange. …"
Thursday, January 23, 2020
DMACC, Facebook host opening ceremony for digital classroom at Ankeny Campus
Business Record
"Facebook and Des Moines Area Community College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new digital classroom located on DMACC’s Ankeny campus. …"
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Ribbon cut on Facebook, DMACC partnership in Ankeny
The Perry News
"A new digital classroom at the Ankeny campus of the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), made possible by a $97,000 grant from Facebook, was launched this week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. …"
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
New digital classroom at DMACC
We Are Iowa
"Mike Hoffman, Executive Director of DMACC Continuing Education, stopped by “Iowa Live” on CW Iowa 23 today to talk about an exciting new digital classroom on the DMACC Ankeny Campus. The classroom was made possible by a $97,000 grant from Facebook. …"
Monday, January 20, 2020
DMACC, Facebook to host ribbon cutting for new digital classroom in Ankney
Carroll Times Herald
"Des Moines Area Community College and Facebook will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and demonstration to celebrate a new digital classroom located on the College’s Ankeny Campus. …"
Friday, January 17, 2020
'It's all them': Mohawk Bakery lets students think on their feet
Globe Gazette
"In February, she’s taking the students to Des Moines Area Community College to see a whole pig taken apart. …"
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Mayor Pete Buttigieg to participate in DMACC forum
The Perry News
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) announced Monday its next presidential candidate forum on the economic future of the U.S. will feature South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. …"
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Kevin Lewis named DMACC cross country coach
Boone News Republican
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) athletics director B.J. McGinn has announced the hiring of Kevin Lewis as the school’s men’s and women’s cross country coach. …"
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Iowa college students learn about 2020 election up close
Public News Service
"Des Moines Area Community College has co-hosted forums with several Democratic presidential candidates. …"
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Pella Career Academy early childhood classes added
KNIA-KRLS
"Several courses are being added to build an early childhood education program, which will be created in conjunction with Central College and DMACC. …"
Monday, January 13, 2020
Funding extended for DMACC YouthBuild program
Business Record
"The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration has extended funding through 2023 for the Des Moines Area Community College YouthBuild of Central Iowa program. …"
Friday, January 10, 2020
DMACC to host ‘Pack the Gym’ basketball doubleheader on Jan. 11
Boone Republican News
"The DMACC Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams will host a “Pack The Gym” doubleheader versus North Iowa Community College (NIACC) on Saturday, Jan. 11, on the DMACC Boone Campus, and FREE admission will be offered for all K-12 students who attend wearing their school’s gear. …"
Friday, January 10, 2020
Workforce, corrections agencies seek to engage employers to hire ex-offenders
The Business Record
"Al-Hameed completed a certificate program in transportation, distribution and logistics through Des Moines Area Community College, which led to her being hired by a logistics company in Des Moines. …"
Thursday, January 09, 2020
DMPS Has a very special PLACE to support more graduates
Des Moines Public Schools
"DMPS partners with Des Moines Area Community College, United Way, Iowa Employment Solutions, and the Iowa Department of Education to make PLACE possible. The program serves former district students between the ages of 21-25 who aged out of traditional high school before getting a diploma. …"
Thursday, January 09, 2020
DMACC to host 'Pack the Gym' basketball doubleheader Saturday
Carroll Times Herald
"The DMACC men's and women's basketball teams will host a “Pack the Gym” doubleheader versus North Iowa Community College on Saturday on the DMACC Boone Campus, and free admission will be offered for all K-12 students who attend wearing their school’s gear. …"
Thursday, January 09, 2020
Feds extend funding for DMACC YouthBuild of Central Iowa
The Perry News
"The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has extended funding through 2023 for the YouthBuild of Central Iowa program, a Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) pre-apprenticeship program that targets disadvantaged youth. …"
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
DMACC staff, students climbing stairs for 17 hours for National Take the Stairs Day
WHO
"Wednesday, January 8th is National Take the Stairs Day and students and staff at DMACC Ankeny are taking the stairs all day long. …"
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
DMACC-Ankeny takes part in National Take Stairs Day
WHO
"Students and faculty at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny took part in "National Take the Stairs Day" today (Wednesday). …"
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Take the stairs and you can improve your health
Radio Iowa
"Heather Johnson, a development manager at the American Lung Association of Iowa, says dozens of students and others at the Des Moines Area Community College fitness center in Ankeny will be taking the stairs — all day long. …"
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
Making strides in workforce development
Rental Management
"He can take a few more courses outside of the Career Academy through Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) because what he earns in the high school classroom doesn’t quite get him to the two-year associate’s degree. …"