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April 3, 2017

DMACC's Celebration of the Literary Arts

Campus: Urban
Location: Bldg 1
11:15 AM – 12:10 PM

Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC’s) 15th annual Celebration of the Literary Arts will be held April 3-5 with classroom visits to all six DMACC campuses by area writers and literary instructors.

Two national writers, Tarfia Faizullah and Oliver de la Paz, will read from their works from 11:15 a.m. to 12:10 p.m., Monday, April 3 in the DMACC Urban Campus Bldg. #1.

Faizullah is the author of Seam, winner of the 2012 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry's First Book Award, 2015 VIDA Award in Poetry and 2015 Binghamton University Poetry Book Award.  Her poems have appeared in The Missouri Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review, The Southern Review, Mid-American Review, and elsewhere.  She has received a Pushcart Prize and Ploughshare's Cohen Award. Faizullah has received a Fulbright Fellowship, as well as fellowships from Bread Loaf, Sewanee, Kenyon Review and Vermont Studio Center. 

de la Paz is the author of four collections of poetry, including Requiem for the Orchard, winner of the Akron Prize for poetry.  He is co-editor of Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry and co-chairs the advisory board of Kundiman, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of Asian American Poetry.  He is a recipient of the NYFA Fellowship Award and GAOP Grant from the Artist Trust.  His works have appeared in journals such as Virginia Quarterly Review, North American Review, Tin House, Chattahoochee Review and in anthologies such as Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation.

In addition, Baxter, Mayhew Bergman, Faizullah and de la Paz will have a book signing and reading from their works at 7 p.m., Monday, April 3 at Beaverdale Books. DMACC Creative Writing Contest Winners will also read their works starting at 6:30 p.m.

All Celebration of Literary Arts events are free and open to the public.

April 6, 2017

Health Information Technology Information Session

Location: Ankeny campus, building 24, room 302
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Anyone wishing to learn more about the growing field of Electronic Health Records and Information Technology in the health care field, is encouraged to attend a Health Information Technology information session about the program. This session is also a requirement for acceptance to the HIT program. Contact Patty Origer for more information: 515-964-6548 or paoriger@dmacc.edu.
April 8, 2017

ICI Fleur de Lys Gala and Auction

Location: Building #7, DMACC Ankeny Campus
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Reservations required. For more information, please contact Denise Moore at 515-964-6566 or ddmoore3@dmacc.edu.
April 15, 2017

West Des Moines Fire Fighters Association Easter Egg Hunt

Location: West Campus
10:30 AM – 10:30 AM
WDM Fire Fighters Association Easter Egg Hunt at the West Campus. Face painting, fire trucks and the Easter Bunny! Hunt begins promptly at 10:30 am. If you have questions, contact Ciel at cafriess@dmacc.edu
April 18, 2017

DMACC Alumni Awards Ceremony

Location: Building #7, DMACC Ankeny Campus
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Reservations required. Please contact the Alumni Association at 515-965-7331 or alumni@dmacc.edu.
June 22, 2017

DMACC CEO Golf Invitational

Location: Talons of Tuscany Golf Course, Ankeny IA
6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Reservations required. Please contact the DMACC Foundation at 515-964-6229 or foundation@dmacc.edu
August 26, 2017

Shrimp and Bingo

Location: FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Ankeny Campus
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
For additional information, please contact Dennis Hayworth at 515-256-4919 or dahayworth@dmacc.edu.
September 14, 2017

DMACC Small Buisness Awards Ceremony

Location: FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Ankeny Campus
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Reservation required. Please contact Lisa Cappaert at 515-964-6229 or foundation@dmacc.edu.
October 23, 2017

DMACC Foundation Scholarship Dinner

Location: FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Ankeny Campus
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Reservation required. Please contact Lisa Cappaert at 515-964-6229 or foundation@dmacc.edu