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KCCI News at Noon Feature

DMACC’s Workforce Training Academy was featured on Monday, February 25th News at Noon to promote our Careers in the City event March 14th.


KCCI Anchor Rheya Spigner with WTA graduate Kimberly Garcia who was interviewed.

Rheya with WTA Public Ally Reeva Neighbors

Congratulations to our Fall 2017 Workforce Training Academy graduates

 Fall 2017 Workforce Training Academy graduates


Congratulations our Summer 2017 Workforce Training Academy graduates

Summer 2017 graduates group photo 

16 completed the Patient Intake & Billing course and 1 student completed the Network Cable Installation course.

The graduates include (left to right): Rabin Shah of Des Moines, Carmen Trejo of Grimes, Micaela Mallett of Des Moines, Mikkah Daniels of Des Moines, Maritza Figueroa of Ankeny, Alondra Ordaz Torres of Des Moines, Mindy Romore of West Des Moines, LaCresha Harris of Des Moines, Albert Royce of West Des Moines, Sabitra Pyakurel Koirala of Des Moines, Deborah Moore of Murray, Pampha Pyakurel of Des Moines, Ginger Altmayer of Ankeny and Elizabeth Aldridge of Des Moines. 

Congratulations to our 2016 Workforce Training Academy graduates

WTA graduates

December 2016

Community Colleges Work with Adult Learners
At Des Moines Area Community College, students over the age of 26 make up about 20 percent of the student population. Mike Hoffman, executive director of continuing education at DMACC, shared with the Register some insights on why the number of adult learners is increasing, what concerns those students have and why returning for more education can be beneficial...

Source: Des Moines Register - June 15, 2015