DMACC News Releases

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
First Ever Thanksgiving Dinner at Southridge Center
"Free Thanksgiving Feast comes early to DMACC Southridge Students …"
Friday, November 10, 2017
DMACC Receives DOT Grant
"Grant will Help Train Veterans to Obtain a Commercial Driver’s License …"
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Award Winning Mental Health Advocate to Speak at Urban Campus
"National speaker and mental health advocate Sean Campbell will share his first-hand experiences with mental health. He will reflect on …"
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Simon Estes Foundation Announces Christmas Concert at the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
"Simon Estes Foundation Announces Christmas Concert at the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines …"
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Funding Extended for DMACC YouthBuild Program
"Funding Extended for DMACC YouthBuild Program …"

 DMACC In the News

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
DMACC volunteers package 20,000 meals
Newton Daily News
"Hundreds of eager volunteers slipped on hairnets and plastic gloves Monday afternoon at Newton DMACC campus and packaged 20,000 meals to help fight hunger. …"
Monday, November 13, 2017
DMACC offers students free Thanksgiving dinner
We Are Iowa
"Des Moines Area Community College faculty and staff will be offering a free Thanksgiving dinner to its students. This dinner is being given as a thank you to all Southridge Center credit students, high school Career Advantage students, High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) students and English as a Second Language students.  …"
Monday, November 13, 2017
DMACC receives federal grant to train veterans as truck drivers
Business Record
"Des Moines Area Community College has been awarded an $88,460 grant from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The DMACC Transportation Institute will use the grant to recruit, train and graduate 20 military veterans and assist them with career placement. The grant money will help cover …"
Thursday, November 09, 2017
$2.5 million allotted for city improvements
Newton Daily News
"An allotment not to exceed $980,000 for an Urban Renewal loan agreement will be used to fund improvements to the DMACC Newton campus facilities; …"
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
High School Students Earning College Credits Before Graduation
"ANKENY, Iowa – Some high school students graduating this year will earn  both a diploma and an associate’s degree. Des Moines Area Community College partners with 64 schools to allow students as early as ninth grade to start earning college credits. …"

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