DMACC in the News

September 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020
Trucking industry still looking for more drivers
RadioIowa
"The director of the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Transportation Institute, Dave Pfiffner, says the industry got a lot of attention early on in the pandemic when store shelves emptied out of toilet paper. “There were shortages of a lot of different things, meats if you look at foodstuffs and consumable supplies — those seemed to be the areas where there were issues,” Pfiffner says. …"
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Orgullo Hispano: Mary Campos an exceptional lady
Hola America
"She received an Honorary DMACC Nursing degree from DMACC President Rob Denson in 2019. And these are just of the few accolades she has received throughout her lifetime of activism. …"
Thursday, September 17, 2020
DMACC President Rob Denson honored as ‘Sage Over 70’
The Perry News
"Rob Denson, the 17-year president of the Des Moines Area Community College system, was recently inducted into the prestigious 2020 class of “Sages Over 70” by DSM Magazine. …"
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Outdoor Job Fair Wednesday at Evelyn K. Davis Center
WHO
"The Evelyn K. Davis Center is hosting its second outdoor career fair Wednesday. …"
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Rhonda Mart makes a difference in a rewarding career at New Hope
Carroll Times Herald
"Mart oversaw the development of New Hope’s Leadership Education and Training Program (LEAD), she created an innovative program to enhance employee wages through the creation of a challenge grant and endowment retention incentive for support staff, and she worked with Des Moines Area Community College’s Carroll Campus to put together the innovative Hope Hall and student partnership with DMACC. …"
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Denson Honored by Sages over 70 Recognition
KWBG
"DMACC Board Chair Joe Pugel of Newton presented a plaque to DMACC President Rob Denson congratulating him on being selected to the prestigious 2020 Class of “Sages Over 70” by DSM Magazine. …"
Monday, September 14, 2020
Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families to host outdoor career fair on Sept. 16
CITYVIEW
"The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families (EKD Center) will host an Outdoor Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 16, outside of the EKD Center, which is located at 1171 7th Street in Des Moines. …"
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Current State of BVU
BVU Tack
"With Dr. Lenzmeier serving as interim president, his provost role has now been placed in a temporary position held by Kim Linduska, a retired executive level administrator from Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Outdoor Career Fair to be held Sept. 16
Indianola Independent Advocate
"The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families will host an Outdoor Career Fair on Wed., Sept. 16, outside of the EKD Center. …"
Sunday, September 13, 2020
DMACC President talks career changes, acquiring new skills
We Are Iowa
"We talked to Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson to find out some of the most popular fields to work in right now, and what you can do about it. …"
Friday, September 11, 2020
DMACC CEO Golf Invitational raises $350,000 for scholarships, despite canceled event
Business Record
"The DMACC CEO Golf Invitational has raised more than $3.2 million over the last 13 years. …"
Friday, September 11, 2020
Evelyn K. Davis Center to host outdoor career fair on Sept. 16
Business Record
"The event will be held outside of the EKD Center, which is located at 1171 7th St. on the DMACC Urban Campus. …"
Friday, September 11, 2020
Coaches Corner
KWBG 1590 AM
"Chris Seabach, DMACC Golf …"
Friday, September 11, 2020
Allender selected for Goldman Sachs Business Program
KCII Radio
"The program is 100 hours and is administered through the Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Friday, September 11, 2020
DMACC CEO Golf Invitational Raises $350,000 Despite Not Having a Social Day of Golfing
KWBG 1590 AM
"The annual DMACC Golf Outing has raised $3.2 million over the past 13 years. All of the money raised goes to DMACC student scholarships. Plans are already underway for the 14th annual event at Talons of Tuscany in Ankeny. …"
Thursday, September 10, 2020
See 'Idol' Maddie Poppe as she performs for Des Moines Area Community College
Des Moines Register
"Iowa's "American Idol," Maddie Poppe, will perform online for Des Moines Area Community College at 7 p.m. Thursday. …"
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
PHS building trades students dig in on second spec house
The Perry News
"The PHS students earn college credits for the class at the DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy, which also provides the construction tools for the program. …"
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
The Cultural Buzz
CITYVIEW
"DMACC’s Theatre Department finds ways to share performance passion with audiences. …"
Monday, September 07, 2020
Federal grant helps veterans get CDLs
American Trucker
"On Aug. 25, the DMACC Transportation Institute was awarded an $86,299 grant from the FMCSA. …"
Friday, September 04, 2020
DMACC making progress on Legacy Plaza repairs
Newton Daily News
"Kim Didier, executive director of DMACC Business Resources, told Newton News on Thursday, Sept. 3, that crews recently wrapped up the first phase of mitigation, or what can be more easily described as the “cleanup phase.” …"
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
Theaters find ways to connect
CITYVIEW
"Under the guidance of its department head, Carl Lindberg, Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) is presenting a world-premiere radio play as an audio-only experience. …"
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
Iowa Artist: Shawn Palek
CITYVIEW
"He took airbrush classes at DMACC and painted several album covers on denim jackets. …"
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Salute to Veterans: Sean Taylor
WHO NBC 13
"Even while serving his country, Taylor has worked to serve his fellow veterans. Since 2014, he has organized the DMACC In My Boots 5K. Registration fees from this year’s event will go to the group Backpacks for Life, an organization that helps homeless veterans. …"
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Dream it. Believe it. Build it.
ACSE News
"He attended Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa and lived with Norris and her family. …"
August 2020
Monday, August 31, 2020
Engineering alum strives to make college more accessible for disenfranchised students
ISU Alumni
"Akinyi’s appointment is through Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and she mostly serves students in the Des Moines area, but her reach extends as far west as Perry. …"
Monday, August 31, 2020
UNI@DMACC: preparing Iowa's future
Greater Des Moines Partnership
"Beginning this fall, UNI@DMACC — a new, flexible degree program between the University of Northern Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College — will help address the needs of businesses and Iowans with a bold and exciting vision for the future. …"
Sunday, August 30, 2020
Young Nepali restaurant owner embodies Iowa’s refugee community
Iowa Starting Line
"Thakur’s first job was at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel in housekeeping while he was attending school at DMACC to learn English and to earn a GED. …"
Thursday, August 27, 2020
DMACC Transportation Institute receives federal grant for veteran training program
Business Record
"The DMACC Transportation Institute received an $86,299 grant, known as “Trucking with the Troops,” from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to cover all costs in training veterans to earn a commercial driver’s license for jobs as commercial bus and truck drivers, DMACC announced. …"
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Des Moines photographer launches Black Lives of DSM
Business Record
"I grew up in West Des Moines - I went to Dowling Catholic High School, stayed in town, went to DMACC and finished at Grand View. …"
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Sages Over 70 – 2020
dsm magazine
"Denson’s work at DMACC and in the Des Moines community has resulted in thousands of students finding their own career paths. …"
Thursday, August 27, 2020
A ‘Celebration of Blackness’
dsm magazine
"“The local Black community is very diverse in and of itself,” says committee member Mary Chapman, vice president emeritus of Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
DMACC students return to class with major changes
KCCI
"Des Moines Area Community College students return to a much different campus Wednesday. …"
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Perry VanKirk Career Academy starts fall semester
Perry Chief
"The Perry VanKirk Career Academy campus will look a little different during the fall semester. …"
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
DMACC professor shares challenges while working from home
We Are Iowa - 5
"DMACC professor Carrie Morris is one of many professors trying to make meaningful connections with her students while working remotely. …"
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
DMACC sponsors G-R graduate’s Buster Bear
Carroll Times Herald
"Des Moines Area Community College this year sponsored an entry raised by 2020 Glidden-Ralston High School graduate Grant Borkowski in the 38th annual Iowa Governor’s Celebrity Steer Show. …"
Sunday, August 23, 2020
'I just hope everybody’s patient': As Iowa schools reopen this week, it won't be business as usual
Des Moines Register
"Kali Douglass, a 21-year-old DMACC student, is launching a pod-learning program at Franklin this fall for students enrolled in Des Moines Public Schools’ online program. …"
Friday, August 21, 2020
Local organizations come together to host 15th Annual Back 2 School Bash – Drive Thru Edition
WHO NBC 13
"The Back 2 School Bash is sponsored by Wells Fargo, Athene, Evelyn K. Davis Center, Des Moines Community College and The Director’s Council. …"
Friday, August 21, 2020
Crash course in a new way to work
Business Record
"At Des Moines Area Community College, professors and students had to find organizations that still felt prepared to take on a temporary worker as nearly every industry and sector shifted daily practices, said Stephanie Oppel, work-based learning director at DMACC. …"
Friday, August 21, 2020
Coaches Corner
AM 1590 KWBG
"Michael Melchert, DMACC Cross Country. …"
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Tuned in
AM 1590 KWBG
"Drew Nelson, Provost, DMACC Boone Campus …"
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Glidden-Ralston Grad, Grant Borkowski, his steer, Buster Bear, and DMACC raise over $17,500 for Ronald McDonald House Charities at Iowa Governor’s Charity Steer Show
cbc online
"Each summer, show sponsors purchase a steer from an Iowa 4-H member, and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in its 19th year as a sponsor purchased a steer, Buster Bear, previously known as just Buster that was raised and shown by Grant Borkowski. …"
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Iowa Egg Council hatches egg-on-a-stick promotion at DMACC
The Perry News
"Lacking their usual place in the Ag Building at the Iowa State Fair, the council took its egg promotion to locations around greater Des Moines this week, including the DMACC Ankeny campus. …"
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Bloomfield native represents DMACC at 2020 Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show
KTVO
"Grant Borkowski of Carroll, a 2020 graduate of the Glidden-Ralston Community School District, and Morgan Knapp of Bloomfield, a current DMACC Agribusiness student and Davis County Community Schools alum, pose for a photo with Buster Bear the steer on Sat., Aug. 15. …"
Sunday, August 16, 2020
New teammates, terms at DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy
The Perry News
"With most classes at the DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy scheduled to start Wednesday, Aug, 26, students should be prepared for new faces on the Perry Center’s team and new class types that differ from traditional in-person, face-to-face instruction. …"
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Perry DMACC students help residents clean up storm debris
Perry Chief
"Just days after the storm that passed through Perry on Monday, Aug. 10 and left broken trees and debris all over town, several DMACC staff, students and community members came together. …"
Friday, August 14, 2020
Maytag buildings sustain heavy damage
Newton Daily News
"Once the derecho cleared Jasper County, several motorists made their way into the parking lot closest to Building 1 and 2 of Legacy Plaza, which were once a part of the former Maytag headquarters now owned by DMACC. From there, they could see the pub, located in Building 2, would be out of commission for some time. …"
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
DMACC's latest programs for the upcoming fall semester
We Are Iowa
"DMACC tells us about their upcoming fall semester's newest programs …"
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
DMACC's 2020 fall enrollment plans
We Are Iowa
"DMACC explains changes to their fall 2020 enrollment plans …"
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
State Fair Egg-On-A-Stick Tradition Continues This Weekend
KIWA Radio
"Iowa Egg Council is planning on holding a few drive-thru Egg-on-a-Stick events in Des Moines and surrounding communities to reach as many hungry egg-lovers as possible...Egg lovers can plan on receiving their annual Egg-on-a-Stick at: DMACC – Ankeny (enter lot L from Oralabor Road), August 15th 9:00am-11:00am. …"
Monday, August 10, 2020
Hy-Vee announces $50,000 donation to DMACC's Evelyn K. Davis Center
Business Record
"​Hy-Vee is donating $50,000 to Des Moines Area Community College’s Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families …"
Monday, August 10, 2020
Iowa’s community colleges improve how employers can post jobs, reach students and alumni, for free
Daily Gate City
"​Employers posting jobs today can simultaneously reach tens of thousands of job seekers from Des Moines Area Community College …"
Friday, August 07, 2020
Coaches Corner
AM 1590 KWBG
"BJ McGinn, DMACC Athletic Director. …"
Thursday, August 06, 2020
Iowa colleges will receive more than $8.2 million to assist at-risk students
KCCI
"Rep. Dave Loebsack announced Thursday that 26 community colleges, colleges and universities will receive more than $8 million to assist students who are low income or high risk, including Des Moines Area Community College - $391,724 …"
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Cultural nuggets
CITYVIEW
"DMACC’s Theatre Department finds ways to share performance passion with audiences. …"
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Perry VanKirk Career Academy hosts summer internship program
Perry Chief
"All interns in the program will be attending DMACC in the fall in various fields such as nursing, marketing, computer languages, dental hygiene, etc. …"
Monday, August 03, 2020
A present and a former DMACC have been selected as NASA L’Space-Lucy ambassadors
AM 1590 KWBG
"Former DMACC Boone Campus student Pedro Salazar of Des Moines and current DMACC Ankeny Campus student Mehmet Sefer of Ames, have been selected for yet another NASA project. …"
July 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Education is emancipation
ISU Alumni
"Akinyi is the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Coordinator for GEAR UP Iowa. …"
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
In Depth: COVID-19 response
KNIA/KRLS
"Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Nicole Nichols, RN and Professor of Nursing at DMACC. …"
Monday, July 27, 2020
DMACC offers more options for students looking for flexibility
KCCI
"Des Moines Area Community College is making changes to the way it delivers instruction, according to DMACC President Rob Denson. …"
Friday, July 24, 2020
Coaches Corner for July 24th
AM 1590 KWBG
"Brett Putz, DMACC Men’s Basketball …"
Friday, July 24, 2020
2020 Women of Influence honoree: Maura Nelson
Business Record
"In her second week teaching as an adjunct for DMACC in 1986, Nelson served as a translator for two chefs visiting from Des Moines’ French sister city St. Etienne, who were leading a culinary techniques demonstration for students. …"
Friday, July 24, 2020
Food for Thought: Should students pursue a degree in agriculture even if they are not pursuing an agricultural career?
The Heartland Report
"I discussed this idea with Andrea Rouse, my former Agribusiness professor at DMACC, and she agreed saying, “I think students don’t always know what options are available to them through agriculture." …"
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
DMACC ECSEL program awards summer 2020 scholarships in response to COVID-19
AM 1590 KWBG
"DMACC, the largest undergraduate college in Iowa, is pleased to announce that five students were recently awarded one-time summer 2020 scholarships through the DMACC Electrical, Computer and Software Engineers as Leaders (ECSEL) program. …"
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
DMACC grant helping 80 young adults with career and technical training
WHO NBC 13
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) is being rewarded with an over $1.1 million grant to help young Des Moines adults gain an education. …"
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Leaders on Deck: meet the 2020 Forty Under 40 class
Business Record
"Stephanie Oppel - Director, Work Based Learning, Des Moines Area Community College …"
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Forty Under 40: Stephanie Oppel
Business Record
"Director, work-based learning, Des Moines Area Community College …"
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Evelyn K. Davis Center finds new way to reach job seekers during pandemic
WHO NBC 13
"The Evelyn K. Davis Center says it’s in the process of altering current programming to better fit the need of clients during the pandemic. …"
Monday, July 20, 2020
DMACC Student Selected as George Washington Carver Intern
KWBG
"The World Food Prize Foundation has selected 16 students for its prestigious George Washington Carver Internship program. The only community college student chosen is Sydney Garrett, a second year Agribusiness student from Osceola who is enrolled at DMACC. …"
Monday, July 20, 2020
DMACC receives $1.2M federal grant for low-income young adult technical training
Business Record
"The grant is part of the Job Corps Scholars Program, a national demonstration project aimed at providing at-risk youths with job skills instruction, educational opportunities and individualized employment counseling. …"
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Carroll DMACC breaks ground on new $4.2 million facility
The Perry News
"DMACC administrators and Carroll community leaders hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the Carroll Campus Tuesday to dedicate and celebrate a new $4.2 million expansion that started this week. …"
Friday, July 17, 2020
GEAR UP Program at DMACC
We Are Iowa - 5
"The GEAR UP virtual orientation is Wednesday, August 12th. …"
Friday, July 17, 2020
Carroll DMACC Provost says expansion project couldn’t come soon enough to aid with increased enrollment
cbc online
"The Carroll Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) campus has seen the largest increase in enrollment of all campuses over the past few years. …"
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Carroll DMACC expansion underway
cbc online
"Work is underway on a four-point-two million dollar expansion of the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Carroll. …"
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Major expansion project underway at DMACC Carroll Campus
Radio Iowa
"Work is underway on a $4.2 million expansion of the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Carroll. …"
Thursday, July 16, 2020
DMACC names new men’s head basketball coach
Business Record
"Brett Putz, pictured, a native of Forest City, has been named the new men’s head basketball coach for Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
DMACC begins construction on $4.2 million Carroll Campus expansion
Business Record
"Construction begins this week on a $4.2 million expansion of the Carroll Campus of Des Moines Area Community College that will bring several career and technical training programs under one roof. …"
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Six DMACC athletic teams, thirty-six student-athletes earn NJCAA Academic Honors
KWBG
"Six Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) athletic teams and 36 student-athletes earned all-academic honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). …"
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
DMACC launches major expansion at its Carroll Campus
Carroll Times Herald
"DMACC administrators and Carroll community leaders hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the Carroll Campus today to dedicate and celebrate a new $4.2 million expansion that will start this week. …"
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
At the table with jazz it up
dsm magazine
"So in 2015, she started from scratch and enrolled in the Iowa Culinary Institute and DMACC to earn a degree in culinary and hotel restaurant management. …"
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Forest City native Putz named head coach at DMACC
KIOW
"Des Moines Area Community College has announced that former Forest City standout Brett Putz will become the program’s 13th men’s basketball coach. …"
Monday, July 13, 2020
Putz named new head basketball coach at DMACC
KWBG
"Brett Putz, a native of Forest City, has been named the new men’s head basketball coach at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). …"
Monday, July 13, 2020
Iowa natiIowa native returns to serve as new men’s hoops coach at DMACC men’s hoops coach at DMACC
The Perry News
"Brett Putz, a native of Forest City, has been named the new men’s head basketball coach at Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Flanagan sisters hold special bond through softball
KCRG
"Both of them will attend Des Moines Area Community College, but Grace will play basketball, while Abby will continue with softball. …"
Friday, July 10, 2020
World Food Prize names Washington Carver interns
Business Record
"This summer, interns from Des Moines Area Community College will be welcomed to the GWC Internship program. …"
Thursday, July 09, 2020
DMACC alum hired as new principal at Ankeny Northview Middle School
Des Moines Register
"Slight holds an associate’s degree from Des Moines Area Community College, a bachelor’s degree in biology from Iowa State University, and a master’s in education from Drake University in secondary administration and educational leadership. …"
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
World Food Prize Foundation selects 17 students for prestigious George Washington Carver Internship program
World Food Prize
"This summer, interns from Des Moines Area Community College will be welcomed to the GWC Internship program. …"
Sunday, July 05, 2020
DMACC English Instructor Named Editor of National Journal
Jasper County Guide
"Dr. Darin Jensen will teach full time at the DMACC Carroll Campus as well as serve as editor of TETYC. …"
Friday, July 03, 2020
Coaches Corner
KWBG
"BJ McGinn, DMACC Athletic Director …"
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
Heights’ Wells finds satisfaction, solace in healthcare service
cjonline.com
"Wells, who plans to play softball at Des Moines (Iowa) Area Community College next season, said she feels good about what she’s been able to accomplish in her current position. …"
June 2020
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Miller named SW VP of the Iowa FFA
Denison Bulletin Review
"He has completed one year at DMACC and will return this fall to finish his associate degree. …"
Monday, June 29, 2020
Gifts Roundup - June 29
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
"Mark and Jill Oman gave $1 million to support a joint program between DMACC and UNI that is designed for students to complete their first two years at the community college and the remaining two years online through the university. …"
Friday, June 26, 2020
DMACC to offer face-to-face classes this fall
Newton Daily News
"DMACC administrators and staff are busy preparing the College’s 12 campuses and learning centers across Central Iowa to be open and ready for students when the fall semester starts Aug. 26. …"
Thursday, June 25, 2020
DMACC program with UNI receives big donation
Radio Iowa
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) made a big announcement Wednesday about its program that allows students to start there and finish their degree on campus through the University of Northern Iowa. …"
Thursday, June 25, 2020
New DMACC to UNI Program receives $1 million boost
The Perry News
"A new partnership between the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) received a $1 million boost this week thanks to the generosity of UNI alumni Mark and Jill Oman of West Des Moines. …"
Thursday, June 25, 2020
DMACC to offer face-to-face and online classes for fall semester
Raccoon Valley Radio
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) will be offering an assortment of learning options for the upcoming fall semester due to COVID-19, which will include face-to-face learning. …"
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Lift ban on Pell Grants so correction departments and colleges can expand their work
Des Moines Register
"Jennie Doke-Kerns is the director of corrections education and academic services for Des Moines Area Community College and oversees all of DMACC’s educational offerings in the five correctional facilities in central Iowa. …"
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Leading in times of challenge with Dr. Mary Chapman
dsm
"Dr. Mary Chapman is vice president emeritus of Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). …"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
UNI at DMACC partnership is 'game-changer' for minority students seeking higher education
Des Moines Register
"An effort to make higher education more accessible for Des Moines’ minority students received a boost Wednesday with a $1 million donation to a new partnership between the University of Northern Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Mark and Jill Oman donate $1 million to help launch ‘UNI at DMACC’ at Urban Campus
Business Record
"A new partnership between Des Moines Area Community College and the University of Northern Iowa has received a significant boost with a $1 million donation from two UNI alumni — Mark and Jill Oman. …"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
$1 million gift will help minority students earn degrees through UNI at DMACC program
The Courier
"The ‘UNI at DMACC’ program will bring the same advantages of a four-year degree to students at DMACC’s Urban Campus without requiring students to leave their jobs, families and community. …"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
UNI, DMACC partner to help minority students earn degrees
KCCI
"The University of Northern Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College are teaming up to help minority students earn degrees through UNI. …"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
DMACC, UNI announce $1M donation to help minority students
WOI ABC 5
"The donation will go towards the "UNI at DMACC" 2+2 program that's set to launch this fall. …"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
$1 million gift will help minority students earn degrees through ‘UNI at DMACC’ program
CITYVIEW
"A new partnership between the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) aimed at helping location-bound students in Des Moines earn a college degree through UNI received a $1 million boost this week thanks to the generosity of UNI alumni. …"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Gift to help Des Moines students complete four year degree at UNI
WHO Radio
"The DMACC Urban Campus in Des Moines begins the UNI at DMACC 2+2 program this fall, in which students can earn year four-year degrees, without relocating. …"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
University of Northern Iowa, DMACC announce $1 million gift toward collaboration
The Gazette
"A University of Northern Iowa alumni couple, who call West Des Moines home, announced the gift toward a new UNI-Des Moines Area Community College “2+2” partnership aimed at helping Des Moines-based students earn a four-year degree from UNI by starting at DMACC. …"
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Face-to-face classes among options for DMACC students this fall
Business Record
"Students resuming classes this fall at Des Moines Area Community College campuses will have a number of options to choose from in how they attend classes, say DMACC officials. …"
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
DMACC to offer face-to-face classes this fall
KWBG
"DMACC administrators and staff are busy preparing the College’s twelve campuses and learning centers across Central Iowa to be open and ready for students when the fall semester starts on Wednesday, August 26. …"
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Des Moines Area Community College okay's face-to-face instruction
WHO Radio
"Des Moines Area Community College is announcing plans for in-person instruction for the fall semester, which starts Wednesday, August 26. …"
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Savor: a pinch of wisdom
dsm
"Chef Karla Boetel, culinary instructor at the Iowa Culinary Institute at DMACC. …"
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
DMACC will offer in-person and online classes this fall; students must wear masks
Des Moines Register
"All 12 Des Moines Area Community College campuses will welcome students this fall for both in-person and online classes, the school announced Tuesday in a news release. Classes begin Wednesday, Aug. 26. …"