Campus Events

Bagpipes Ankeny Campus


March 27, 2013 (10:15 am, Room 25B)


Sue Framback, an accomplished bagpipe player, gave a performance in building 2, room 25B on Wednesday, March 27, at 10:15 a.m. (or following the scheduled fire drill that begins at 10:00). After Frambach's performance, Isobell Chowanec, a native of Scotland, held an informal talk on growing up in Scotland and being part of the United Kingdom.

March 27, 2013 (11:30 am, Outside Building 5)

UK-Inspired Lunch/Speakers Corner

During lunchtime, students sampled UK-inspired food and got up on their "soapbox" at DMACC's "speakers corner," based on a section of London's Hyde Park where individuals can speak their mind on nearly any topic.

Fish and Chips Lunch   Fish and Chips 2
(left) DMACC Music Professor Jim Loos serves some free fish and chips to first-year DMACC Culinary Arts student Lloyd Belt of Des Moines outside Bldg. #5 on the Ankeny Campus chips as part of a United Kingdom Year activity.

(right) Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny Campus Liberal Arts students Brianna Levandowski (left) of Des Moines and Caitlyn Flanagan of Mount Pleasant take advantage of free fish and chips as part of a United Kingdom Year activity. Every year, the faculty, staff and students of all six DMACC campuses take a country and focus on the economic, political, cultural and social aspects of that country through various events, speakers and presentations. DMACC is focusing on the United Kingdom during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Urban Campus

March 26, 2013( Urban Campus Building 1, Room 124-126)

Life in England

Guest speaker Simon Conway presented "Life in England." Conway, originally from England, is now a "WHO" radio talk show host.

West Campus

March 27, 2013

Hyde Park

You're invited to enjoy a bagpipe performance, UK-inspired food, and a UK facts quiz.