Friday, March 20, 2020Coronavirus in the news: March 20
"The Des Moines Area Community College announced a college-wide cancellation of spring semester commencement ceremonies due to the impact of COVID-19. …"
Friday, March 20, 2020DMACC cancels spring commencement exercises
"The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) announced Friday the college-wide cancellation of its spring semester commencement ceremonies due to the impact of COVID-19. …"
Friday, March 13, 2020This is madness
Newton Daily News
"Last week, Des Moines Area Community College announced students would have a short break and then shift many face-to-face classes to online by the end of March. …"
Friday, March 13, 2020SCC to extend spring break, transition to remote instruction
The Hawk Eye
"The University of Iowa, Iowa State University, University of Northern Iowa, and numerous other schools, including Kirkwood Community College, which has two students who tested positive for the virus after traveling, and DMACC already had announced remote instruction following spring break. …"
Thursday, March 12, 2020Kirkwood moving to distance education amid COVID-19 fears
"Des Moines Area Community College — which, like many community colleges, already offers plenty of online courses — crafted its own amended schedule, announcing in person classes won’t meet between March 23 and March 28 to allow for “self-isolation and social distancing.” …"
Thursday, March 12, 2020DMACC classes shift online in response to COVID-19
Newton Daily News
"A majority of face-to-face classes at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) campuses will transition to online courses near the end of the month until further notice, administrators announced in a press release Wednesday afternoon. …"
Thursday, March 12, 2020Growing number of two-year colleges move online
Inside Higher Ed
"Other two-year institutions making similar moves include Des Moines Area Community College, Parkland College in Illinois, Maryland's Harford Community College, Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Rhode Island Community College and Northern Virginia Community College. …"
Wednesday, March 11, 2020Iowa State University moves to online classes amid COVID-19
"Other universities, including Drake and Grinnell College have also opted to go online only, as has Des Moines Area Community College, which announced it would extend its spring break through March 28 and resume classes on-line only on March 30. …"
Wednesday, March 11, 2020Local entities prepare as virus spreads
Carroll Times Herald
"After DMACC’s planned spring break March 16–20, the class will not hold face-to-face classes the week of March 23-28 to allow self-isolation of any students or employees who have traveled. …"
Wednesday, March 11, 2020COVID-19 impacts NJCAA, NAIA tournaments
"The DII men’s basketball championship in Danville, Illinois featuring the DMACC Bears coached by former IHCC assistant and Oskaloosa native Josh Sash will operate as scheduled until further notice from state officials. …"