Ankeny Campus Events

September 25, 2019

Gerald Berry: A Pilot Recalls Combat in Vietnam

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, Room 1240
1:10 PM – 2:10 PM
US Marine Gerald Berry, formerly of Des Moines, will speak about flying helicopters in the Vietnam War. During the conflict, Berry earned three Distinguished Flying Crosses. When Saigon fell to the communists, pictured right, Berry flew out hundreds of refugees for over eighteen straight hours. Berry made one the most iconic flights in military history when he evacuated the US Ambassador to Vietnam. Colonel Berry, pictured left, has appeared on CBS, PBS, CNN, History Channel, and Discovery Channel. Presented by DMACC’s War and the Human Experience Series. Visit War and the Human Experience at href="https://www.dmacc.edu/veterans/Pages/series.aspx ">https://www.dmacc.edu/veterans/Pages/series.aspx
September 28, 2019

DMACC 5K Walk/Run

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Around the Lake
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
The race is sponsored by the DMACC Alumni Association. The race route is certified and the event is open to the public. For more information and to register, go to https://www.dmacc.edu/alumni/5k
October 2, 2019

London Study Abroad Information Session

Campus: Ankeny
Location: 02-06
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC. Take your DMACC credit-courses in London this spring. Students live in London, explore the city, and see Europe all on this affordable study abroad experience. Financial aid and scholarships are available! Don't miss out on this one-in-a-lifetime experience! www.dmacc.edu/studyabroad
October 9, 2019

Take a Breath

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Come learn breathing techniques to relax your body and balance your mood. This is an experimental workshop, incorporating visualization and sound, to promote wellness.
October 11, 2019

A Midnight Dreary

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
A Midnight Dreary by Scott Dixon Playing October 11-20 Admission is FREE In this surreal and theatrical journey, Edgar Allan Poe awakens in a hospital bed, his mind wandering through memories of his life and work. But is he lost in a labyrinth of his own making, or being given one last chance to prove himself to his greatest critic? Mixed with poetry, horror, and circumstances from Poe's life, this Iowa premier is sure to stimulate and entertain audiences. Rated PG-13 Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
October 12, 2019

A Midnight Dreary

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
A Midnight Dreary, by Scott Dixon. Playing October 11-20. Admission is FREE! In this surreal and theatrical journey, Edgar Allan Poe awakens in a hospital bed, his mind wandering through memories of his life and work. But is he lost in a labyrinth of his own making, or being given one last chance to prove himself to his greatest critic? Mixed with poetry, horror, and circumstances from Poe's life, this Iowa premier is sure to stimulate and entertain audiences. Rated PG-13. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
October 13, 2019

A Midnight Dreary

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
A Midnight Dreary, by Scott Dixon. Playing October 11-20. Admission is FREE! In this surreal and theatrical journey, Edgar Allan Poe awakens in a hospital bed, his mind wandering through memories of his life and work. But is he lost in a labyrinth of his own making, or being given one last chance to prove himself to his greatest critic? Mixed with poetry, horror, and circumstances from Poe's life, this Iowa premier is sure to stimulate and entertain audiences. Rated PG-13. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
October 17, 2019

Overcoming Procrastination

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Everyone tends to suffer from procrastination to some degree. Learn how to overcome procrastination and achieve your goals.

A Midnight Dreary

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
A Midnight Dreary, by Scott Dixon. Playing October 11-20. Admission is FREE! In this surreal and theatrical journey, Edgar Allan Poe awakens in a hospital bed, his mind wandering through memories of his life and work. But is he lost in a labyrinth of his own making, or being given one last chance to prove himself to his greatest critic? Mixed with poetry, horror, and circumstances from Poe's life, this Iowa premier is sure to stimulate and entertain audiences. Rated PG-13. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.

Breakfast with a Book - Spare Parts by Joshua Davis

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 6 Library
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Discussion about Spare Parts by Joshua DavisEvent details and registration info
October 18, 2019

A Midnight Dreary

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
A Midnight Dreary, by Scott Dixon. Playing October 11-20. Admission is FREE! In this surreal and theatrical journey, Edgar Allan Poe awakens in a hospital bed, his mind wandering through memories of his life and work. But is he lost in a labyrinth of his own making, or being given one last chance to prove himself to his greatest critic? Mixed with poetry, horror, and circumstances from Poe's life, this Iowa premier is sure to stimulate and entertain audiences. Rated PG-13. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
October 19, 2019

A Midnight Dreary

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
A Midnight Dreary, by Scott Dixon. Playing October 11-20. Admission is FREE! In this surreal and theatrical journey, Edgar Allan Poe awakens in a hospital bed, his mind wandering through memories of his life and work. But is he lost in a labyrinth of his own making, or being given one last chance to prove himself to his greatest critic? Mixed with poetry, horror, and circumstances from Poe's life, this Iowa premier is sure to stimulate and entertain audiences. Rated PG-13. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
October 20, 2019

A Midnight Dreary

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
A Midnight Dreary, by Scott Dixon. Playing October 11-20. Admission is FREE! In this surreal and theatrical journey, Edgar Allan Poe awakens in a hospital bed, his mind wandering through memories of his life and work. But is he lost in a labyrinth of his own making, or being given one last chance to prove himself to his greatest critic? Mixed with poetry, horror, and circumstances from Poe's life, this Iowa premier is sure to stimulate and entertain audiences. Rated PG-13. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
October 22, 2019

Film Screening - Underwater DREAMS

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 6 Auditorium
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

London Study Abroad Information Session

Campus: Ankeny
Location: 02-06
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC. Take your DMACC credit-courses in London this spring. Students live in London, explore the city, and see Europe all on this affordable study abroad experience. Financial aid and scholarships are available! Don't miss out on this one-in-a-lifetime experience! www.dmacc.edu/studyabroad
October 23, 2019

Healthy Choices & Alcohol Use

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
10:10 AM – 11:05 AM
Covers important information that will help someone make a personalized and informed decision regarding their alcohol use.
October 28, 2019

It's Real: College Students & Mental Health

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
View a documentary featuring the stories of college students from across the country. It shows how students can seek help for these conditions & successfully manage them.
October 29, 2019

Speaker - Oscar Vazquez

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 6 Auditorium
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
October 30, 2019

Speaker - Oscar Vazquez

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Bldg 5, Rm 1240
12:50 PM – 1:50 PM
Free & open to the public Event Details
November 6, 2019

Talk Saves Lives

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Learn the risk and warning signs of suicide and how to help prevent it.
November 14, 2019

All About Test Anxiety

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Explore test anxiety and the debilitating effects that irrational fears can have on your academics, as well as tips to work with test anxiety to harness its positive effects.
November 15, 2019

The Matchmaker

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Matchmaker, by Thornton Wilder. Playing November 15-24. Admission is FREE! Wilder’s uproarious farce about love and money stars the irrepressible busybody, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Through Dolly’s subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th-century New York. Our production will feature a 21st century update, keeping the comedy and its meaning fresh and relevant. Rated PG. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
November 16, 2019

The Matchmaker

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Matchmaker, by Thornton Wilder. Playing November 15-24. Admission is FREE! Wilder’s uproarious farce about love and money stars the irrepressible busybody, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Through Dolly’s subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th-century New York. Our production will feature a 21st century update, keeping the comedy and its meaning fresh and relevant. Rated PG. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
November 17, 2019

The Matchmaker

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Matchmaker, by Thornton Wilder. Playing November 15-24. Admission is FREE! Wilder’s uproarious farce about love and money stars the irrepressible busybody, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Through Dolly’s subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th-century New York. Our production will feature a 21st century update, keeping the comedy and its meaning fresh and relevant. Rated PG. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
November 21, 2019

Depression 101

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Learn to recognize the warning signs of depression and how you can help a friend, family member, or even a stranger when they are in need, and especially when they are in a crisis.

The Matchmaker

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Matchmaker, by Thornton Wilder. Playing November 15-24. Admission is FREE! Wilder’s uproarious farce about love and money stars the irrepressible busybody, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Through Dolly’s subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th-century New York. Our production will feature a 21st century update, keeping the comedy and its meaning fresh and relevant. Rated PG. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
November 22, 2019

The Matchmaker

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Matchmaker, by Thornton Wilder. Playing November 15-24. Admission is FREE! Wilder’s uproarious farce about love and money stars the irrepressible busybody, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Through Dolly’s subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th-century New York. Our production will feature a 21st century update, keeping the comedy and its meaning fresh and relevant. Rated PG. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
November 23, 2019

The Matchmaker

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Matchmaker, by Thornton Wilder. Playing November 15-24. Admission is FREE! Wilder’s uproarious farce about love and money stars the irrepressible busybody, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Through Dolly’s subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th-century New York. Our production will feature a 21st century update, keeping the comedy and its meaning fresh and relevant. Rated PG. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
November 24, 2019

The Matchmaker

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Matchmaker, by Thornton Wilder. Playing November 15-24. Admission is FREE! Wilder’s uproarious farce about love and money stars the irrepressible busybody, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Through Dolly’s subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th-century New York. Our production will feature a 21st century update, keeping the comedy and its meaning fresh and relevant. Rated PG. Email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats.
December 2, 2019

Sexual Assault, Consent, & Bystander Intervention

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
We will explore effective consent, the power of gender, and our role & obligation as active bystanders in preventing sexual assault.