Student Events

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Check out all the upcoming DMACC Student Events.  Want to find an event specific to your campus? Visit our Events by Campus page.

September 24, 2018

Local Foods Lunch and Learn

Campus: Urban
Location: Bldg 1-116
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Join four local food experts and farmers, Jenny Quiner from Dogpatch Urban Gardens, Monika Owczarski from Sweet Tooth Farm DSM, Gary Huber from the Iowa Food Co-op, and Zach Couture from LSI Global Greens, for a lively discussion on locally grown food and how you can incorporate it easily into your life. Registration is required for this event. www.tinyurl.com/SustainableUrbanEvents
September 25, 2018

London Study Abroad Info Session

Campus: Newton
Location: Room 113
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC this spring! Explore the most exciting city in the world and travel Europe, all while earning DMACC credit!
September 26, 2018

Grocery Bingo

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5 - Student Center
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Play Bingo! Win Groceries!! Sponsored by: Ankeny Student Activities Council (SAC)

Cinnamon Bun Day

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, TBD
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
• Taste traditional Swedish Cinnamon Buns • Learn to make Swedish woven paper baskets (Candice S. Boulton, Administrative Assistant at Swedish American Museum will lead the effort) • Play Sweden trivia game for prizes • Buy DMACC International Year- Sweden T-Shirts • Listen to ABBA songs • Learn about the Sweden year events planned for the year
September 27, 2018

OneDrive and File Management Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
12:05 PM – 12:45 PM
Brief overview of OneDrive & file management with the "CLOUD." Learn how and where to save your files. Learn how to access your files from home or at DMACC. Learn how to share your files.

OneDrive and File Management Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:40 PM
Brief overview of OneDrive & file management with the "CLOUD." Learn how and where to save your files. Learn how to access your files from home or at DMACC. Learn how to share your files.

Mind, Body, Healing

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 107
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
This session will show you a holistic approach to health and wellness as a student.
October 1, 2018

Python Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
12:05 PM – 12:45 PM
An introduction to the basics of the Python programming language: An introduction to the language adopted by CERN and animators. How to use the Read-Eval-Print Loop (REPL) shell with Python. How Python handles the various numeric types and strings. Basic function definition and function calling, as well as argument passing. How to write and execute your own Python programs. No downloads or time-intensive set-up required!

Python Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:40 PM
An introduction to the basics of the Python programming language: An introduction to the language adopted by CERN and animators. How to use the Read-Eval-Print Loop (REPL) shell with Python. How Python handles the various numeric types and strings. Basic function definition and function calling, as well as argument passing. How to write and execute your own Python programs. No downloads or time-intensive set-up required!
October 3, 2018

London Study Abroad Info Session

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 02 Room 08
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC this spring! Explore the most exciting city in the world and travel Europe, all while earning DMACC credit!

Seed Harvest and Bonfire with S’mores at Chichaqua

Campus: Urban
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Join us for a fun afternoon at Chichaqua Bottoms Park. We will be harvesting native prairie seeds then enjoying s’mores around a bonfire. Registration is required for this event. If you need transportation for this event please register for this event by choosing “Seed Harvesting and S’mores at Chichaqua – October 3 - NEED TRANSPORT.” If you do not need transportation please register by choosing “Seed Harvesting and S’mores at Chichaqua – October 3- NO TRANSPORT.” The transportation option is limited to the first 14 people to register. This is a family friendly event, and you are encouraged to bring children and family over the age of 5 if you are planning to transport yourself.
October 4, 2018

London Study Abroad Info Session

Campus: Carroll
Location: Room TBA
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC this spring! Explore the most exciting city in the world and travel Europe, all while earning DMACC credit!

Hawk Migration at the High Trestle Trail

Campus: Urban
11:15 AM – 2:15 PM
Each fall, from September through December, bird-of-prey enthusiasts gather at hawk watches around the state to observe and count eagles, hawks, falcons and other raptors as they migrate south. Using thermals and up-drafts along major river valleys, thousands of these fascinating creatures follow Iowa’s “hawk highways” as they make their way south from northern nesting grounds. Join us on the High Trestle Trail Bridge and learn to identify these beautiful birds in flight. Transportation is provided. Registration is required for this event.
October 9, 2018

Relax…!

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 116
2:25 PM – 3:20 PM
In this workshop you will learn how to relax through guided imagery, deep breathing, and meditation.

London Study Abroad Info Session

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 02 Room 10
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC this spring! Explore the most exciting city in the world and travel Europe, all while earning DMACC credit!

London Study Abroad Info Session

Campus: Ankeny
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC this spring! Explore the most exciting city in the world and travel Europe, all while earning DMACC credit!

College to Career Lunch-and-Learn Series: Eric Idehan, Banking and Finance

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 126
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Let these Des Moines-area professionals show you what it takes to have a fulfilling career. With their richly diverse backrounds and experiences, each speaker will offer insight into his or her industry while providing advice on hot to navigate the transition from college to a successful career. Lunch provided to the first 30 attendees.
October 10, 2018

Microsoft Word for Beginners Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
12:05 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn essential functions to help be successful with your coursework including: Fonts, bold, italicize. Set margins, indents, alignment & spacing. Add headers and footers. Check spelling, grammar & word counts.

Microsoft Word for Beginners Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:40 PM
Learn essential functions to help be successful with your coursework including: Fonts, bold, italicize. Set margins, indents, alignment & spacing. Add headers and footers. Check spelling, grammar & word counts.

Scholarships: You Don’t Win Unless You Apply

Campus: Urban
Location: Library Classroom
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Would you like some ideas on how to get extra money to go to school? Who wouldn’t! Attend this workshop to learn about where to find scholarships and how to apply.

London Study Abroad Info Session

Campus: Boone
Location: Building 1 Room 156
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC this spring! Explore the most exciting city in the world and travel Europe, all while earning DMACC credit!

Presentation

Campus: Ankeny
Location: TBD
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
Neutrality? A tale of two Swedens in WWII by DMACC History Professor Paul Byrd
October 15, 2018

Positive Mental Health Workshop: Overcoming Procrastination

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Everyone tends to suffer from procrastination to some degree. Learn how to overcome procrastination and achieve your goals.
October 16, 2018

Chichaqua Seed Harvest with Polk County Conservation

Campus: Urban
11:15 AM – 2:15 PM
Join us for a fun afternoon at Chichaqua Bottoms Park. We will be harvesting native prairie seeds and taking in the wonderful sights at one of Central Iowa’s most beautiful parks. Transportation is provided. Registration is required for this event.
October 17, 2018

London Study Abroad Info Session

Campus: Urban
Location: UC 01 Room 107
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC this spring! Explore the most exciting city in the world and travel Europe, all while earning DMACC credit!

Two workshops on Swedish painting

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 20 Studio
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
DMACC Art Professor -Learn Swedish traditional folk painting techniques -Paint wooden cut-out Swedish Dala horse -Participation is limited to fifteen participants -To sign up, email Maria Cochran at mecochran@dmacc.edu (indicated your preferred date)
October 18, 2018

Python Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
12:05 PM – 12:45 PM
An introduction to the basics of the Python programming language: An introduction to the language adopted by CERN and animators. How to use the Read-Eval-Print Loop (REPL) shell with Python. How Python handles the various numeric types and strings. Basic function definition and function calling, as well as argument passing. How to write and execute your own Python programs. No downloads or time-intensive set-up required!

Python Workshop

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 204
5:00 PM – 5:40 PM
An introduction to the basics of the Python programming language: An introduction to the language adopted by CERN and animators. How to use the Read-Eval-Print Loop (REPL) shell with Python. How Python handles the various numeric types and strings. Basic function definition and function calling, as well as argument passing. How to write and execute your own Python programs. No downloads or time-intensive set-up required!

Relax…!

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 109
11:15 AM – 12:10 PM
In this workshop you will learn how to relax through guided imagery, deep breathing, and meditation.
October 22, 2018

London Study Abroad Info Session

Campus: West
Location: Room 116E
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Learn about how you can study abroad in London with DMACC this spring! Explore the most exciting city in the world and travel Europe, all while earning DMACC credit!