DMACC in the News

March 2021
Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Rock Star lineup for DMACC ciLive! 12
We Are Iowa
"Celebrate! Innovation Live at DMACC features Rock Star type guests this year! The FREE VIRTUAL EVENT starts Wednesday morning and concludes Thursday afternoon (March 10 & 11th). The theme this year is AMPLIFIED and the amplified line-up includes: …"
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
DMACC Celebration Of Literary Arts Goes Virtual With Poetry Readings Wednesday
cbc
"After being cancelled due to the pandemic last year, this year’s Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Celebration of the Literary Arts has gone virtual. Two poets are scheduled to headline the Wednesday, March 3 event …"
Monday, March 01, 2021
Celebrate Innovation with ciLive!
Hello Iowa
"It’s time to celebrate innovation! The most meaningful app​roach to storytelling is interaction with the people who are the stories. Now in its 12th year, DMACC’s ciLive! gives students and the community opportunities to interact with people who have dreamed, created, and accomplished. …"
February 2021
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Van Wall partners with DMACC to launch new program
Raccoon Valley Radio
"Van Wall in Perry and Des Moines Area Community College have launched a new program. …"
Friday, February 26, 2021
Two poets to read from their works at DMACC’s virtual Celebration of the Literary Arts
AM 1590 KWBG
"Two poets headline DMACC’s annual Celebration of Literary Arts this week. Local and national authors continue to read from their works via zoom meetings. …"
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Perry Lutheran Homes open career advancement program
The Perry News
"A partnership with Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has been established to be the educational institution of choice for the career advancement program. …"
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Provost, Dr. Tony Paustian, talks about amazing speakers at DMACC's ciLIVE!
WHO Radio
"Max & Amy talk with Des Moines Area Community College Provost, Dr. Tony Paustian, about the amazing line-up of speakers at this year's ciLIVE! event, March 10 and 11. …"
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
DSM Book Festival announces 2021 virtual and in-person event lineup
CITYVIEW
"Writers can also sign up for the DMACC Writers’ Workshop, a series that brings published and inspiring authors together to discuss the writer’s journey and the publishing industry. …"
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Celebrating diversity
Yahoo News
"Many ideas centered around food, with the chef at DMACC proposing having themed events, dinners or experiences to get others interested in learning about different cultures. …"
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Project Profiles: Education
Retrofit Magazine
"Iowa Culinary Institute, Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny …"
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Tuned in
AM 1590 KWBG
"Drew Nelson, Provost, DMACC-Boone Campus …"
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Funeral Service Foundation announces 2020 academic scholarship recipients and issues call for 2021 scholarship applications
Connecting Directors
"Brian Wohlhuter, Minden, Iowa (Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny, Iowa). …"
Monday, February 22, 2021
Schools vaccinated: NCSD teachers receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
Newton Daily News
"More than 300 teachers and staff of the Newton Community School District and DMACC Newton Campus on Thursday, Feb. 18 received their COVID-19 vaccine at an immunization clinic in the district’s administration center. …"
Monday, February 22, 2021
History & Hope: Iowa native Simon Estes shares his experience with racism
KCCI
"Born and raised in Centerville, Iowa, Estes can still recall the early racism he experienced in Southern Iowa. …"
Friday, February 19, 2021
Western Governors University seeks to fill workforce education gaps in Iowa
Business Record
"Last October, Des Moines Area Community College entered into an articulation agreement to streamline transfers to WGU for its students. …"
Friday, February 19, 2021
2021 Healthiest State Annual Award winners announced
KJAN
"Des Moines Area Community College Child Development Center …"
Friday, February 19, 2021
PEDI, DMACC career fair brings together manufacturing, health care opportunities
The Perry Chief
"Perry Economic Development Inc & DMACC Perry hosts career fair. …"
Friday, February 19, 2021
Man Convicted of Iowa Hit-and-Run That Killed Professor
WHO Channel 13
"Man convicted on Tuesday …"
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Des Moines man convicted in hit-and-run death of DMACC professor Lauren Rice
Des Moines Register
"Rice had spent the previous 10 years teaching English at the Des Moines Area Community College, and had recently led a study abroad program for students in London. …"
Thursday, February 18, 2021
DMACC and DREAM Iowa partner to offer scholarship opportunities to the immigrant community
cbc online
"A partnership between Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and DREAM Iowa will have each providing $500 to offer up to 10, $1,000 DREAM Iowa scholarships throughout the year in support of immigrant students pursuing higher education. …"
Thursday, February 18, 2021
DMACC, DREAM Iowa partner to offer immigrant student scholarships
Business Record
"Des Moines Area Community College and DREAM Iowa have established a partnership in which each will provide $500 scholarships for a total of $1,000 to as many as 10 DMACC students. …"
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
‘Elegant, dignified’ home stands as reminder of early years
Carroll Times Herald
"He enrolled in the Des Moines Area Community College mortuary science program and already is assisting with funerals. …"
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
DMACC’s annual celebration of the literary arts goes virtual in 2021
Ogden Reporter
"DMACC’s annual Celebration of Literary Arts will be held virtually this year and span ten-weeks compared to three-days in previous years. …"
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
"Remnants of Prohibition" program set for Feb. 21
Atlantic News Telegraph
"Dr. Ossian is emerita professor of history at Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Monday, February 15, 2021
New multi-purpose DMACC commons area to be named in honor of Jim and Marjorie Knott
cbc online
"A Carroll family with a long-history of unwavering support to the Carroll area will be honored by having the newly constructed multi-purpose commons area at Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC) Carroll Campus named after them. …"
Monday, February 15, 2021
Flame food truck owner opens new Mexican restaurant in Johnston
Des Moines Register
"When he moved to Des Moines in 1997, he continued taking English language courses and, later, took business classes at DMACC to prepare to someday open his own restaurant. …"
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Microsoft adds CompTIA certifications to datacenter training programs
National Cybersecurity News
"Earlier this spring at the Des Moines Area Community College, the datacenter academy opened a virtual learning lab, which features virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies that will give students the opportunity to navigate the Microsoft data centers located throughout Central Iowa via a simulated environment …"
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Perry-Centered career fair kicks off next week
Raccoon Valley Radio
"(PEDI) and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Perry want to help people get those jobs. …"
Friday, February 12, 2021
Iowa's frigid weather doing a number on car batteries
WHO Radio
"Jerry Burns is Program Chairman of the Des Moines Area Community College Automotive Department. …"
Friday, February 12, 2021
Community Foundation of Carroll County announces grant distributions of more than $136,000
cbc online
"The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Carroll campus expansion project was granted $15,000 as well. …"
Thursday, February 11, 2021
PEDI-DMACC Career Fair set for February 18, 20 at Hotel Pattee
The Perry News
"Next week’s Perry-centered career fair, sponsored by Perry Economic Development Inc. (PEDI) and DMACC Perry, will bring together employers and potential employees in a two-day recruitment event. …"
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
DMACC and Van Wall Equipment Launch New Power Equipment Tech Program
The Ogden Reporter
"DMACC and Van Wall Equipment have formed a new partnership to provide education, on-the-job training and work placement for Iowans. The Power Equipment Technician program will originate on DMACC’s Boone Campus, with much of the technical training occurring in Van Wall’s CITECenter training facility, adjacent to the Agriculture EXPO Center in Boone. …"
Saturday, February 06, 2021
Simon Estes on Black History Month
Advocate Journal
"International opera star Dr. Simon Estes, a longtime Visiting Professor of Music at DMACC and namesake of the Simon Estes School of Fine Arts at DMACC, is interviewed by KCCI-TV reporter Kayla James. …"
Friday, February 05, 2021
Coaches Corner
AM 1590 KWBG
"Steve Krafcisin, DMACC Women’s Basketball …"
Friday, February 05, 2021
Public parking lots could be installed with EV charging stations
Newton Daily News
"Newton Community Development Director Erin Chambers said George’s suggestions make sense and that DMACC, too, is planning to install electric vehicle charging stations at its campus. …"
Thursday, February 04, 2021
DMACC cybersecurity student studies on deepwater drilling ship
The Perry News
"DMACC cybersecurity student Steve Roth of Moulton, Iowa, is pursuing his associate of applied science (AAS) degree online but not from an office in his home. …"
Thursday, February 04, 2021
DMACC’s online business degree advances in national rankings
AM 1590 KWBG
"DMACC’s online Businss Administration AAS Degree moved up in the national rankings this year to the #3 online business program among two-year colleges and the best for entrepreneurs, according to Intelligent.com, an online magazine and resource dedicated to students. …"
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
Best of Des Moines
CITYVIEW
"Best Community College in Iowa - Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) …"
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
Kenyan-born Red Bull Soldier reflects on deployment journey to the Horn of Africa
dvidshub.net
"Prior to deploying, Kiplagat was studying to be an auto mechanic at Des Moines Community College in Des Moines, Iowa. …"
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
DMACC and Van Wall Equipment launch new Power Equipment Tech program
AM 1590 KWBG
"DMACC and Van Wall Equipment have formed a new partnership to provide education, on-the-job training and work placement for Iowans …"
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
Sauter, a ‘super hero for our district,’ named Educator of the Year
Indianola Independent Advocate
"After Sauter earned her associate’s degree from DMACC, she moved on to Buena Vista University, where she balanced her studies with a full-time job as a special-education teaching associate. …"
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
Allegiant Air announces new opening date for its Des Moines base after pandemic delay
The Hawk Eye
"Des Moines Area Community College has chipped in $600,000 to help train the company's new employees. …"
Monday, February 01, 2021
Wyuka Funeral Home & Cemetery Welcomes Joey Peck as Funeral Director/Embalmer
Strictly Business
" Originally from North Platte, Joey decided to enter into the mortuary field after the passing of his uncle. He studied mortuary science and received his certification from Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Monday, February 01, 2021
Celebrate Black History Month with IPR Classical's Steinway Cafe
Iowa Public Radio
"Last September, Estes, who currently teaches at Iowa State University and Des Moines Area Community College, earnestly spoke with us from DMACC about his life and the Black Lives Matter movement. …"
January 2021
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Des Moines Area Community College holding art contest
Raccoon Valley Radio
"Des Moines Area Community College’s annual “Celebrate! Innovation Live” (ciLive) program is hosting an “Amplified” themed art contest. …"
Friday, January 29, 2021
Coaches Corner
AM 1590 KWBG
"Patty Harrison, DMACC Volleyball …"
Friday, January 29, 2021
A closer look: Ahmed Agyeman
Business Record
"Ahmed Agyeman will always remember the positive experience he had when he first visited the Boone Campus of Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Availa Bank donates to DMACC expansion project
Carroll Times Herald
"Availa Bank recently presented a $5,000 check to the Des Moines Area Community College Carroll Campus Expansion project. …"
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Knoxville Chamber Business Builder Expo to feature local entrepreneurs
KNIA - KRLS
"This is a virtual event that we’re planning with a few other organizations, including the PACE Alliance, Marion County Development, and DMACC Business Resources, a lot of collaboration going on. …"
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Cultivating a community of innovation
Ames Tribune
"One of my favorite examples of innovation in the workforce is the recent partnership between the United Way of Story County, Des Moines Area Community College and the Ames Chamber of Commerce that led to the creation of the Story County Workforce Innovation Project. …"
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
St. Anthony Foundation announces 2021 health care scholarships
Carroll Times Herald
"Scholarship applications and guidelines are available from guidance counselors at most area high schools and community colleges, including Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
DMACC campuses to close at noon Monday
The Perry News
"All DMACC locations will close at noon Monday, Jan. 25, the community college has announced. …"
Friday, January 22, 2021
Coaches Corner
KWBG 1590 AM
"Brett Putz, DMACC Men’s Basketball …"
Friday, January 22, 2021
Story County-based Joygrow mushrooms' niche market grows during pandemic
Ames Tribune
"The culinary school at Des Moines Area Community College is also a significant customer for Joygrow, Johnson said. …"
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Tuned In
AM 1590 KWBG
"Drew Nelson, Provost, DMACC Boone Campus, Aired Thursday, January 21, 2021 …"
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Students participate in virtual mock trial
The JCR
"On Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, the second-year court reporting class at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Newton, Iowa, staged and participated in a mock trial. …"
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Noble Nurses: Smith & Staver
Ringgold County Hospital
"After she graduated from Des Moines Community College as an RN, she moved to Mount Ayr to be near family …"
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Biden and Harris in Iowa, 2006-2020
The Gazette
"Vice President Joe Biden laughs after a roundtable attendee said he voted for Biden in the 2008 Iowa caucuses at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny on Thursday, February 12, 2015. (Adam Wesley/The Gazette) …"
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
DMACC student-athletes earned All-Region XI academic honors
AM 1590 KWBG
"A total of 100 DMACC student-athletes earned All-Region XI academic honors from the ICCAC following the fall semester. …"
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
START OF A NEW LEGACY: Supervisors onboard with reinvestment district
Newton Daily News
"Jasper County supports city’s application to designate state funds to benefit Legacy Plaza project. …"
Monday, January 18, 2021
Second Opinion: City does well to buy hotel
The Perry News
"PHS-DMACC building trades class still managed to raise a few more roofs during the pandamic, and the first 12 of 34 new homes are now going up in Magnolia Park. …"
Friday, January 15, 2021
DMACC Reveals Impress List Of Guest Speakers For 2021 Virtual Celebrate! Innovation Series
Carroll Broadcasting Company
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) will be holding its 12th annual Celebrate! Innovation series virtually this year on March 10 and March 11, and have recently announced the scheduled speakers. …"
Friday, January 15, 2021
Coaches Corner for January 15th
AM 1590 KWBG
"Steve Krafcisin, DMACC Women’s Basketball …"
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Home Fronts, WWII program to be held in Atlantic, Sunday afternoon
KJAN Radio
"Dr. Ossian is a professor of history at Des Moines Area community College and has served on numerous state and national educational boards. …"
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
DMACC & ICAN Host Event to Help Students Complete FAFSA
WHO Channel 13
"DMACC Hosting Event to Help Students Complete FAFSA Forms After Seeing Decrease in Applications. …"
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
How to train the next generation of food supply workers during a global pandemic
The Big Show
"With creativity and flexibility, according to good Big Show Buddy Travis Lautner at DMACC, who joins Bob and Andy to discuss how they continue to reach students safely and offers a sneak peek at what will be under the watch of the Corn Cam come spring. …"
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Des Moines college student creates 'learning pod' community for students learning virtually
We Are Iowa - 5
"The 21-year-old DMACC student from Des Moines comes from a family of teachers, but she's currently studing to become a graphic designer. …"
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Speakers announced for Celebrate! Innovation
Carroll Times Herald
"Des Moines Area Community College’s 12th annual Celebrate! Innovation (ciLive! 12) series will be held virtually Wednesday and Thursday, March 10 and 11, and will feature a diverse lineup of speakers. …"
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
DMACC announces speakers for 2021 Celebrate! Innovation series
Innovation Iowa
"The Celebrate! Innovation (ciLive! 12) annual speaker series at Des Moines Area Community College will be held virtually March 10-11 and will livestream all speaker presentations via e360tv, YouTube and Facebook Live, DMACC announced this week. …"
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
On the home front
Atlantic News Telegraph
"Dr. Ossian is a professor of history at Des Moines Area Community College in central Iowa, and has served on numerous state and national educational boards. …"
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
DMACC Unveils 2021 Celebrate Innovation Series
Des Moines Magazine
"DMACC announced its Celebrate! Innovation Series for March 10-11, featuring nine speakers, including a NASA analog astronaut, a leading oceanographer and deep-water explorer, and a top wilderness survivalist. …"
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Locals Nominated for Healthiest State Awards
The Daily Nonpareil
"Des Moines Area Community College Child Development Center (Ankeny) nominated in the Large, Early Care competition. …"
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Off Campus Coursework
Des Moines Magazine
"To prep you for what’s left of winter, we put together ways you can home school as a grown-up. There are Cool Courses at DMACC. …"
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Culture Boosts
Des Moines Magazine
"Pick up a new instrument and try out new art skills. …"
Monday, January 11, 2021
A little celebrity
Carroll Times Herald
"Emily graduated from Ogden High School in 2005 and received an associate’s degree in business administration from Des Moines Area Community College in Boone. …"
Monday, January 11, 2021
Mattea Boettcher joins Seed Science Center Laboratory as Customer Care Assistant
SeedWorld
"While Mattea graduated from the Des Moines Area Community College with a degree in Agri-business, her agriculture education began at a much younger age. …"
Monday, January 11, 2021
Dallas County Supervisors to hear DMACC wetland update
Raccoon Valley Radio
"The Dallas County Board of Supervisors will receive an update on the Des Moines Area Community College Wetland Project at their regular meeting Tuesday. …"
Sunday, January 10, 2021
College student creates space for children to learn during pandemic
WHO NBC 13
"A Des Moines college student is giving back to the community through education. …"
Thursday, January 07, 2021
DMACC announces speakers for 2021 Celebrate! Innovation series
Clay and Milk
"DMACC has announced the presenters for this year’s Celebrate! Innovation 12 (ciLive! 12) annual speaker series, which will be held virtually March 10-11 and is celebrating its 12th anniversary in 2021. …"
Thursday, January 07, 2021
DMACC Announces Speakers For 2021 Celebrate! Innovation Series
CITYVIEW
"DMACC is pleased to announce a diverse and exciting group of presenters for this year’s Celebrate! Innovation (ciLive! 12) annual speaker series, which will be held virtually March 10-11 and is celebrating its 12th anniversary in 2021. …"
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Winter fun guide
CITYVIEW
"March 8-11: ciLive! at DMACC. …"
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
DMACC hosting Federal Student Aid application 'how-to' session
WHO Radio
"Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) are hosting a FAFSA step-by-step session next Wednesday night. …"
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
DMACC Athletics returns to practice
AM 1590 KWBG
"Monday January 4th the DMACC Volleyball and Women’s and Men’s Basketball teams returned to practice in anticipation of their upcoming seasons. …"
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Marvin DeJear named new senior VP of talent development at Partnership
Business Record
"Marvin DeJear, the director of the Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families at Des Moines Area Community College, was named today as the new senior vice president of talent development for the Greater Des Moines Partnership. …"
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
St. Anthony extends application deadline for program providing opportunities to earn while learning new career
cbc online
"For those interested in pursuing a career as a CNA, the apprenticeship program provides the basic and advanced training courses in partnership with Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and certification testing at no charge. …"
Monday, January 04, 2021
Trail Point Aquatics and Wellness at DMACC
Campus Rec Magazine
"The January 2021 Rec of the Month is the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Trail Point Aquatics and Wellness facility in Ankeny, Iowa. …"
Monday, January 04, 2021
Roy Hesemann named Cedar Rapids utilities director
The Gazette
"Hesemann also is an adjunct instructor at Des Moines Area Community College, where he provides instruction for water and wastewater operators for the Water Environment Technology Program. …"
Saturday, January 02, 2021
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Amber Dilsaver having fun in The Sun
The Hawk Eye
"After four years at Fort Madison High School and two more at Des Moines Area Community College, Dilsaver had had her fill of volleyball. It was time to buckle down and finish her final two years working on her degree in psychology. DMACC coach Patty Harrison thought Dilsaver had two more good years of volleyball left in her. A phone call to Keiser University head volleyball coach James Rogers, who coached at Southeastern Community College in 2017, was all it took to get Dilsaver two more years. …"
Saturday, January 02, 2021
Dallas County Board of Supervisors to Discuss DMACC Wetland Project
Raccoon Valley Radio
"The Dallas County Board of Supervisors will discuss a Des Moines Area Community College Wetland Project update at their regular meeting on a special date on Monday. …"
December 2020
Thursday, December 31, 2020
DMACC Graduate Has a Goal of Becoming a NASA Project Manager
AM 1590 KWBG
"Former DMACC Urban Campus and DMACC Boone Campus student Pedro Jose Salazar Garcia of Des Moines is working hard to achieve a lifetime goal of working for NASA. …"
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
DMACC Students Receive More Than $1.5 Million in Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarships During the Fall 2020 Semester
AM 1590 KWBG
"The Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship program continues to be very popular with DMACC students. A total of $1,546,924 was awarded to DMACC students in the most recently completed fall semester. The fall 2020 semester scholarships, funded by the state of Iowa, were broken down into two groups: …"
Monday, December 28, 2020
St. Albert's Patterson finds unique path to DMACC
KMA LAND
"St. Albert baseball star Cy Patterson will continue his career at DMACC. He also proved that there's an app for almost anything, including recruiting. The reigning KMAland Offensive Player of the Year likely would have found himself on a college roster without it, but an app called "Field Level" sent Patterson towards DMACC. …"
Sunday, December 27, 2020
DMACC Nursing Graduate Looks Forward to Joining the Fight Against COVID-19
WHO 13
"Despite the pandemic, this month 98 nursing students graduated from Des Moines Area Community College eager to join the fight against COVID-19. Josie Claassen was among the 98 students to graduate from the school’s nursing program this year. …"
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Carroll DMACC Expansion Nears Campaign Fundraising Goal And Is Still Slated For Opening In Summer Of 2021
KCIM
"The construction on a $4.2 million, 11,700 square-foot expansion at the Carroll Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) campus is right on target for a summer of 2021 opening. Provost, Joel Lundstrom, says though it has been a bit eerie in the halls this year with many of their students taking classes in an online format, that and the newly-extended holiday break has helped minimize construction disruptions. …"
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Des Moines nursing students preparing to battle COVID
KCRG
"Video article …"
Friday, December 25, 2020
DMACC nursing graduate prepares to join in the fight against COVID-19
KCCI
"DMACC tells KCCI 98 people graduated from their nursing program this December. Kyla Cazett is just one of those graduates, who says she's more than ready to play her role in helping patients who have contracted the coronavirus. …"
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Nearly 100 DMACC Nursing Students Graduate Following the Fall 2020 Semester
AM KWBG 1590
" A total of 35 nursing students graduate from the DMACC Ankeny Campus, 23 from the Urban Campus, and 20 each from the Boone and Newton Campuses, respectively, during the fall semester. …"
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Top DMACC Stories of 2020
AM 1590 KWBG
"A DMACC Nursing Instructor and a DMACC Emeritus Professor each go above and beyond to make a difference during the pandemic. DMACC President Rob Denson and DMACC Visiting Music Professor Simon Estes are honored for their significant accomplishments. Iowans and Iowa businesses make donations to DMACC construction projects …"
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Returning to his rural Iowa hometown, Chris Deal brings tech employment, housing to Jefferson
Nevada Journal
"Deal said he was inspired by a 2016 visit he made to the Pella career academy in partnership with DMACC. “I came back and started asking questions to some of the other community leaders and said, ‘Why don't we have a career academy here? Like, why shouldn’t we try that?’” he said. …"
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Cyber Evolution
AgInfo.net
"As it turns out, the amount of information farmers move around the internet has more than tripled. Jeremy Hoffmann, Chair of the Cyber Security Program at Des Moines Area Community College says the need for protecting our information needs to be a bigger priority than it is.Hoffmann says there are questions producers need to ask about their data security. …"
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Carroll DMACC Extends Holiday Break; This Is The Perfect Time To Check Out Spring Semester Programs
KCIM
"Students at Carroll’s Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) campus are now on holiday break, but Provost, Joel Lundstrom, says it has definitely been a tough semester for students and staff. They were able to act quickly this past fall to address COVID-related issues up front. …"
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
DMACC Boone Campus Food Pantry A Success
AM KWBG 1590
"The DMACC Boone Campus, in partnership with the DMACC Foundation and the Food Bank of Iowa, with donations from Hy-Vee, coordinated a special food drive to help the community right before the holiday season. …"
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
DMACC receives donation from Mercedes-Benz for automotive technology center
Business Record
"Mercedes-Benz USA donated a 2015 C300 vehicle and a Xentry diagnosis kit to the Des Moines Area Community College Automotive Technology program …"
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
KCIM Interview: Joel Lundstrom DMACC Provost
KCIM
"Provost Joel Lundstrom updates the spring semester calendar and more …"
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Perry Food Pantry brings new outreach to DMACC students
The Perry News
"The Perry Area Emergency Food Council is now offering on-campus outreach services to the students of the DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy. …"
Friday, December 18, 2020
2 Kuemper students earn top prizes in Legion Oratorical Contest
Carroll Times Herald
"Two Kuemper Catholic High School students — senior Kenna Soppe and junior Ayak Dut — captured the top two places in the Carroll County American Legion Oratorical Contest on the U.S. Constitution held at Des Moines Area Community College in Carroll. …"
Friday, December 18, 2020
Coaches Corner for December 18th
AM 1590 KWBG
"BJ McGinn, DMACC Athletic Director …"
Friday, December 18, 2020
Tuned in
AM 1590 KWBG
"Drew Nelson, Provost, DMACC Boone Campus …"
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Demand for nurses in Iowa grows as health care workers fight the virus
KCCI
"DMACC administrators think they'll see more applications for their program due to the pandemic. …"
Thursday, December 17, 2020
DMACC Automotive Program receives donation from Mercedes Benz
AM 1590 KWBG
"Mercedes-Benz USA LLC has made an investment in the DMACC Automotive Technology program by donating a 2015 C300 vehicle and a Xentry diagnosis kit with scope for student training. …"
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Newton takes first step in applying for Iowa Reinvestment Act aid
Business Record
"The city of Newton, in conjunction with Des Moines Area Community College and Legacy Plaza LLC, would create a special investment district that stretches from downtown to the former Maytag corporate campus, now known as Legacy Plaza. …"
Friday, December 11, 2020
St. Anthony to offer apprenticeship program for certified nursing assistants
Carroll Times Herald
"The CNA training will begin Monday, January 11, and will be provided in partnership with Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Friday, December 11, 2020
A closer look: Ruaa Khaleefa
Business Record
"After attending Des Moines Area Community College English language classes, Khaleefa hoped to open her own in-home child care business. …"
Friday, December 11, 2020
Iowa community colleges see a decline in enrollment locally, nationally
The Daily Iowan
"President of Des Moines Area Community College Rob Denson told the DI that the college also reported a small decrease in enrollment. …"
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Shen's Godfread to continue running career at DMACC
KMALand
"Shenandoah senior Brenna Godfread was not satisfied with how her high school cross country career ended, so she decided to pounce at the opportunity to run in college and has signed at DMACC. …"
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Cyber awareness
Ag Info
"Jeremy Hoffmann, Chair of the Cyber Security Program at Des Moines Area Community College says one area that is especially vulnerable is when farmers aren’t careful where their updates come from or try to get around proprietary software to cut cost. …"
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Former Blaze helping athletes achieve their baseball dreams
SW Newsmedia
"From there, Peterson played at Des Moines Area Community College where his team made the Junior College World Series in back-to-back seasons. …"
Tuesday, December 08, 2020
Protecting forests can prevent future pandemics, and we all have roles to play
Des Moines Register
"Eric Daishin McCabe is a Soto Zen Buddhist priest in Ames. He teaches world religions at Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Monday, December 07, 2020
New Mayflower Foodservice Supervisor
Grinnell News
"A graduate of the Des Moines Area Community College Culinary Arts program, Jacob has previous foodservice experience with the senior living communities of Deerfield in Urbandale and Luther Park in Des Moines. …"