DMACC News Releases

Monday, August 19, 2019
DMACC Offers Intro to African-American Literature Class
"​DMACC is offering an Introduction to African-American Literature non-credit class this fall semester.  During this course, you will examine African-American and Black literature and poetry from pre-1865 until the Post-Modern era.  You wil …"
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
DMACC Hosts Conversations with Presidential Candidates: Joe Biden
"DMACC today announced the second of a series of presidential candidate forums on the economic future of the United States, hosted in collaboration with Iowa Public Television (IPTV) and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses. …"
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Des Moines Art Center Sculpture on Display at DMACC Urban Campus
"​Mistaken Identity, ​a sculpture by American artist Joyce J. Scott, will be on display at the DMACC Urban Campus, Bldg. #1 from August 19 to 23.Scott combines glass beadwork and Murano glass forms in her Mistaken Identity sculpture.  …"
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
“Discover DMACC” TV Series to Feature New Virtual Set; Latest Episode Begins Airing August 8 on Local Affiliates
"Series highlights DMACC news and feature stories from across the College. …"
Thursday, August 01, 2019
Seventh-Annual DMACC Small Business Award Recipients Announced
"The recipients of the Seventh-Annual DMACC Small Business Awards have been announced and will be recognized in early September. …"
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Monday, August 19, 2019
UI, DMACC partner in project to train more diverse math teachers
Business Record
"The University of Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College announced they are collaborating on a new project aimed at increasing the number of secondary school mathematics teachers in Iowa from underrepresented communities. …"
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Program spotlights Des Moines blues and jazz musicians
Des Moines Register
"On Saturday, local jazz legend Scott Davis will lead a sight and sound journey about the history and cultural impact of jazz and blues music. Davis graduated from Hoover High School in Des Moines and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his master’s degree from Drake University. He taught in central Iowa for several years, both at Des Moines and Waukee schools, before taking up his current role as an instructor at DMACC. …"
Thursday, August 15, 2019
On the path she chose
United Way Des Moines
"As she finishes her internship, she’s been applying to jobs, hoping to continue her experience in communications or work as an administrative assistant to gain experience. Not only has she seen the value of having a high school diploma, but she also recognizes that many jobs she’s working toward require a college degree. She’ll start classes for business full time at DMACC this fall in addition to finding a full-time job. …"
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Dine at this Ankeny restaurant and enjoy an experience created by culinary arts students
Des Moines Register
"A new lunch option will open in Ankeny in September. Bistro at the Iowa Culinary Institute, a gourmet lunch experience prepared by DMACC Culinary students, reopens Sept. 4 on Des Moines Area Community College's Ankeny campus at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd., Building 7. …"
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
UI, DMACC join together to increase diversity in math education
University of Iowa News
"The University of Iowa and DMACC will work together to recruit underrepresented students into math education through Noyce scholarship opportunities. …"

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