Location: Courter Center
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Join us for a Healthy Walk (one mile outside). We will meet in the Courter Center by Entrance #3.
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE IOWA THE HEALTHIEST STATE!!!!
Any questions, feel free to contact Steve Krafcisin, SAC, 433-5078 or Jenny Spry-Knutson ,Prof., Fitness &Sports Management/GL 433-5205
Location: Outside South Doors of Bldg. 1
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Participate in the Urban Campus Healthiest State Walk on Wed, Oct. 7th. The two walking times will be at noon and 12:45 p.m. and participants will meet outside the south doors of bldg. #1.
To register online, go to:
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
LifeServe BLOOD DRIVE
Give Blood and Help Someone in Need!
Did you know cancer patients are the number one recipients of blood products? Join the fight against cancer and donate blood!
Anyone who gives blood will receive a $10 gift card to Subway
1125 Hancock Drive
Location: Meeting Places in Campus Registration Link
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Bldg. #1, Rm 124-126
12:10 PM – 12:50 PM
National speaker and mental health advocate Sean Campbell will share his experiences with mental health. He will reflect on growing up in a household with a loving father whose struggles with bipolar disorder and alcoholism led to significant challenges, and Sean’s own ability to find supports and treatments in dealing with his own mental health challenges. He will deliver a presentation on the Urban Campus.
Wed., Oct. 7th
12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
DMACC Urban Campus, Bldg. #1, Room 124-126
12:15 PM – 2:15 PM
The 2015 Healthiest State Walk is almost here. On Wed., Oct. 7th, Iowans across the state will pound the pavement to show our commitment to a healthier Iowa. Join us at 12:15 p.m. in the Ellipse for a ‘Healthy Walk’ around the perimeter of West Campus.
Healthy snacks will be available for the walkers. Keep Facebook and Twitter open to share your walk day photos with us. Post pictures on our Facebook page or tag @HealthiestIowa on Twitter, and be sure to use the hashtag #WalkAtTheWhistle. Anyone who posts with our hashtag will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Hy-Vee gift card. Thanks for participating.
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Show your support by joining our “Pink Out” Day and wear pink. Stop by the front desk on Thur., Oct. 8th and receive a special treat for showing your support.
7:45 AM – 2:00 PM
Join the annual DMACC-Wide Celebration of Fall on Sat., Oct. 10th at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge for a day of volunteer work, education, fun and free lunch.
Volunteers will meet at the Urban Campus at 7:45 a.m. The bus will leave for Prairie City and the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge at 8 a.m. and will be returning at 2 p.m.
Attendees will join other volunteers in an effort to restore the native tall grass prairie out at the refuge during the morning hours. Then volunteers will enjoy a free lunch, explore the Refuge Learning Center and (hopefully) catch a glimpse of the bison herd before heading back to Des Moines.
Volunteers are welcome to bring family and friends above the age of 5 to participate. Everyone must register prior to the event by emailing Mel Sadeghpour at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Courtyard Between Bldgs 1 & 6 - Building 2 -Rm 3 if weather does not allow
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Win groceries at lunch, so you can eat dinner! Sponsored by Ankeny Student Activities Council (SAC)
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
DMACC Campuses and Centers will be closed for an in-service day for Faculty/Staff.
Location: FFA Bldg.
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
WOMEN, Learn How to Defend Yourself
DMACC will be hosting a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) training class on Oct. 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st from 6 to 9 p.m. (4 days, one class) at the FFA Bldg. on the Ankeny Campus.
Location: FFA Enrichment Center Atrium
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
DMACC’s Ankeny Campus will host its second-annual free STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) Festival on Oct. 19th. The event is family-friendly, open to the public and will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. in the FFA Enrichment Center Atrium. Registration is appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome. The event is for third through eighth graders and their families.
Booths feature interactive learning activities, hands-on demonstrations and make-and-takes. Presenters come from local business and industry, high schools and colleges, student and professional groups, and non-profit entities.
Partnering with the South Central STEM Hub and the Governor’s STEM Initiative, the festival is an effort to introduce Iowans to educational and career opportunities offered in STEM. To sign up as a presenter, volunteer or attendee, please visit the South Central STEM Hub’s website at https://scstemhub.drake.edu/
Location: Glass Corridor Between Bldgs. 2 & 3W
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where PINK in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Stop by and pick up a button to personalize, a bracelet, and a FREE cookie!! T-shirts will be available for purchase. All money will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Fund. Sponsored by: Ankeny Student Activities Council (SAC)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Annual Pumpkin Decorating event for the children and grandchildren of Carroll campus students/staff/faculty! Come decorate a free pumpkin, have some treats, play some games and more! Costume contest for DMACC students! Tons of fun for all ages!
3:00 PM – 3:00 PM
If you are anticipating completion of your degree/diploma/certificate requirements in December 2015, you need to submit the online Graduation Application. The application can be found on the DMACC.edu website under the Student Services tab by clicking on “Graduation”. If you have questions, please call Credentials/Graduation at (515)964-6647.