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September 19, 2017

2017 Mentorship Summit

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5 Conference Center & Black Box Theater
8:00 AM – 12:15 PM
The Iowa National Guard invites DMACC students, faculty, and staff to attend the 2017 Mentorship Summit, a free conference to be held at the DMACC Ankeny Campus Student Center on Tuesday, September 19th. Current or previous military service is not required to attend. This year’s summit will be held on Tuesday, September 19th at the DMACC Ankeny Campus Student Center. Speakers at the event will cover a variety of topics including leadership development, mentorship, and more. While the event’s focus is on leadership development and mentorship for women, all are welcome to attend. This event is an excellent opportunity for DMACC students to hear from award-winning speakers, attend expert-led breakout sessions, and build their networks with leaders from across Iowa. Lunch is provided. AGENDA: 7-8AM --- Check-in/Registration 8-8:30AM --- Welcome from MG Tim Orr & DMACC President Rob Denson 8:30-9:30AM --- (Speaker) Liz Nead, "Rewriting Your Story" 9:45-11AM --- (Breakout Sessions) Choose from the following session topics: Networking, Perceptions of Military/Civilian Employers, Making Your Money Work for You, Organization/Planning 11:15-12:15PM --- (Lunch/Speaker) MG Singh, "Women in Leadership" (Additional military-focused speakers and sessions are available after lunch; DMACC attendees are welcome to attend the full event, or may leave after lunch) Visit www.IowaNationalGuard.com and click on "Mentorship Summit" in the left menu to learn more and to register. The deadline to register is Friday, September 1st.

Community Resources Fair

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Student Lounge
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Stop by anytime between 10:00am and 2:00pm to obtain information and speak with various representatives from several local agencies. Past participants have included agencies from such sectors as health care, substance abuse, mental health, child care, legal support, transportation, housing and many more! For more information, please contact Rebecca Papian, at 515-697-7704, rapapian@dmacc.edu
September 20, 2017

Learning How to Learn Better: Study Strategies & Techniques WORKSHOP

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 232
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
This FREE Workshop is available for all faculty, staff and students to learn about study/reading strategies for independent learning and academic success. If you have any questions, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.

Urban LIBRARY: Introduction to Gale Database Collection

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
A brief overview of the new Gale databases added July 2017. Key features, such as the ability to save articles directly to your DMACC OneDrive, will be highlighted. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.

Wednesday Scholarship Workshop: The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Campus: Boone
Location: Boone Campus Room 223
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
This scholarship is $40,000/year for up to 3 years to complete your Bachelor's degree. There is also funding for Graduate School. These Applications are DUE OCTOBER 24th at Noon ET. Contact Nancy Woods at: nawoods@dmacc.edu
September 21, 2017

Career Exploration Workshop

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Are you currently trying to choose a career path or program? DMACC Career Center Staff are here to help you explore your options! Joins us at one of our free small group career exploration workshops to start your career planning journey. In your session, you'll complete a free career assessment that will help you identify programs and occupations that might fit your interests, skills, and values. This is a great first step towards finding your academic and professional path that suits you! https://www.dmacc.edu/careercenter/Pages/welcome.aspx

Mental Health 101: Take Advantage of Your Resources!

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
11:15 AM – 12:10 PM
This workshop will provide an overview of mental health services both on and off campus, as well as some tips to take care of yourself
September 22, 2017

Discover Auto & Diesel Day

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5 Conference Room
9:15 AM – 2:15 PM
Event open to 8-12th graders interested in exploring educational and career opportunities within the Auto & Diesel Career Pathway. For information and to register, visit www.dmacc.edu/careerdiscovery

Monsoon Community Kitchen Cooking Classes

Campus: Ankeny
Location: 7, ICI
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa, a local non-profit is hosting cooking classes from local experts cooking dishes from their native country. You can purchase the classes individually or in a suite of 5. For more info check out the eventbrite link at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/monsoon-community-kitchen-presents-pad-thai-and-egg-rolls-with-lisa-tickets-36880741290
September 26, 2017

Career Discovery Day at DMACC Carroll

Campus: Carroll
Location: Carroll Rec Center
9:00 AM – 2:15 PM
Event open to 8-12th graders interested in exploring educational and career opportunities within the following pathways: Health and Human Services, Business, and Advanced Manufacturing/Auto. For more information and to register, visit www.dmacc.edu/careerdiscovery

Talk Saves Lives: an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Presentation

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 118
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
In this workshop, we will cover the subject of suicide, the research on prevention and what people can do to address suicide.

Career Exploration Workshop

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Are you currently trying to choose a career path or program? DMACC Career Center Staff are here to help you explore your options! Joins us at one of our free small group career exploration workshops to start your career planning journey. In your session, you'll complete a free career assessment that will help you identify programs and occupations that might fit your interests, skills, and values. This is a great first step towards finding your academic and professional path that suits you! https://www.dmacc.edu/careercenter/Pages/welcome.aspx
September 27, 2017

Transfer Table - Grand View University

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, Transfer Table
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Transfer representatives from Grand View University will be available to answer your questions about transferring after DMACC.

Transfer Table - Kaplan

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, Table
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Transfer representatives from Kaplan will be available to answer your questions about transferring after DMACC.

Fall FUN Fest

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Student Lounge
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
This event will be an opportunity for Clubs and students groups to host an informational table and encourage student engagement. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Graves at sfgraves@dmacc.edu

AAC: Learn about OneDrive & Effective File Management in the CLOUD

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
AAC Computer Lab staff will provide a brief overview about how to use Microsoft OneDrive and file management with the "CLOUD." For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.

Wednesday Scholarship Workshop: Phi Theta Kappa Fall Scholarship Applications

Campus: Boone
Location: Boone Campus Room 223
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Phi Theta Kappa offers thousands of dollars through this fall scholarship application. You must be a member of PTK to apply; you also must be ready to transfer next fall to complete your Bachelor's degree. This application is due (approximately) November 30th, 2017. Contact Nancy Woods at: nawoods@dmacc.edu

AAC: Learn about OneDrive & Effective File Management in the CLOUD

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 202
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
AAC Computer Lab staff will provide a brief overview about how to use Microsoft OneDrive and file management with the "CLOUD." For more information, please contact Farfum Ladroma at ffladroma@dmacc.edu.
September 28, 2017

Career Exploration Workshop

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Are you currently trying to choose a career path or program? DMACC Career Center Staff are here to help you explore your options! Joins us at one of our free small group career exploration workshops to start your career planning journey. In your session, you'll complete a free career assessment that will help you identify programs and occupations that might fit your interests, skills, and values. This is a great first step towards finding your academic and professional path that suits you! https://www.dmacc.edu/careercenter/Pages/welcome.aspx
September 29, 2017

Discover Ag & Bio Sciences Day

Campus: Ankeny
Location: FFA Building
8:30 AM – 2:15 PM
Event open to 8-12th graders interested in exploring educational and career opportunities related to Ag and Bio Sciences. For more information and to register, visit www.dmacc.edu/careerdiscovery
October 1, 2017

Career Exploration Workshop

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Are you currently trying to choose a career path or program? DMACC Career Center Staff are here to help you explore your options! Joins us at one of our free small group career exploration workshops to start your career planning journey. In your session, you'll complete a free career assessment that will help you identify programs and occupations that might fit your interests, skills, and values. This is a great first step towards finding your academic and professional path that suits you! https://www.dmacc.edu/careercenter/Pages/welcome.aspx
October 2, 2017

Urban LIBRARY: Flipster

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 123
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Many of the magazines you enjoy reading in print are available through the DMACC libraries in a digital format. These magazines can be accessed on any electronic device, any place you have Internet access. This session will take a look at what is currently available, as well as providing you an opportunity to give input on potential new titles. For more information, please contact Polly Mumma at psmumma@dmacc.edu.
October 4, 2017

Walk with DMACC

Location: Outside!
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Over the last seven years, hundreds of thousands of Iowans have taken part in the annual Healthiest State Walk – including DMACC students, faculty, and staff – and we invite you to take part in this event, once again! On October 4th at 12 PM, the following DMACC Campus locations will participate in this statewide effort. This year the Healthiest State Initiative is encouraging participants to walk 30 minutes. Click on the link below to register with the campus/center location closest to you: Please join DMACC on October 4th as we walk with co-workers, friends, family and neighbors to promote our state’s well-being.

Wednesday Scholarship Workshop: The DMACC Foundation Scholarship Application

Campus: Boone
Location: Boone Campus Room 223
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
The DMACC Foundation generously supports our students with tuition scholarships. The size of each award depends upon the quality of the application, the student's GPA, and the student's financial need. Applications are due October 27th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. ALL STUDENTS should apply! Contact Nancy Woods nawoods@dmacc.edu

Soft Skills: Not Wimp Skills

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 103
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
In this session we will discuss confidence, flexibility and integrity in the development of positive interpersonal communication skills.

Career Exploration Workshop

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Are you currently trying to choose a career path or program? DMACC Career Center Staff are here to help you explore your options! Joins us at one of our free small group career exploration workshops to start your career planning journey. In your session, you'll complete a free career assessment that will help you identify programs and occupations that might fit your interests, skills, and values. This is a great first step towards finding your academic and professional path that suits you! https://www.dmacc.edu/careercenter/Pages/welcome.aspx
October 6, 2017

Monsoon Community Kitchen Cooking Classes

Campus: Ankeny
Location: 7, ICI
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa, a local non-profit is hosting cooking classes taught local experts cooking dishes from their home country. You can purchase tickets individually or in a suite of 5. For more info check out the event brite link. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/monsoon-community-kitchen-presents-meat-curry-with-lata-tickets-37040359713
October 10, 2017

Career Exploration Workshop

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Are you currently trying to choose a career path or program? DMACC Career Center Staff are here to help you explore your options! Joins us at one of our free small group career exploration workshops to start your career planning journey. In your session, you'll complete a free career assessment that will help you identify programs and occupations that might fit your interests, skills, and values. This is a great first step towards finding your academic and professional path that suits you! https://www.dmacc.edu/careercenter/Pages/welcome.aspx

Sustainable URBAN: Science Center of IA and T. REX Exhibit

Campus: Urban
Location: TBD
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Exact time TBD. Join Sustainable URBAN for a tour of the Science Center of IA and witness the famous T. REX exhibit. For more information, please contact Mel Sadeghpour at mlsadeghpour@dmacc.edu for more information.
October 11, 2017

Ankeny Campus Transfer Fair

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, Conference Rooms
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution are invited to attend the Fall Transfer Fair at the Ankeny Campus. Students will have the opportunity to speak with admissions representatives from many four-year colleges and receive answers to transfer planning questions.