Tuesday, February 12, 2019Court Reporting and Captioning Week in Iowa
Newton Daily News
"DMACC is the only college or university in Iowa and the entire Midwest to offer Court Reporting. The DMACC Newton Campus will be hosting an …"
Tuesday, January 29, 2019Building issues may force public works to seek other options
Newton Daily News
"Moving forward with Rhone’s plan has an advantage, Chapé said, for the city and its continued partnership with Des Moines Area Community College, which owns the collection of Maytag buildings known as Legacy Plaza. In favor of a solution, Chapé liked the “workflow efficiencies” created from the park shop conversion and is also concerned of the safety of staff in the event of a tornado, stating that she prays it will not happen. …"
Saturday, January 26, 2019This week in local government
"The other groups partnering in the project are Des Moines Area Community College and Iowa State University. …"
Friday, January 25, 2019Iowa youth leaders named at Iowa Pork Congress
National Hog Farmer
"Grau is a former state FFA officer and is now a student at Des Moines Area Community College. The daughter of Shannon Grau-Quail and the late Gordon Grau of Newell also plans to attend ISU in the fall and study agriculture and life science education. Her plan is to teach high school ag education. …"
Friday, January 18, 2019Community Foundation grants $450,000 to community projects
Community Foundation Greater Des Moines
"A $250,000 Leadership Grant will support the Evelyn K. Davis Center’s (EKD) relocation to a larger facility, in the same neighborhood, that will allow for expansion of services and an increase in the number of clients served annually. The new space also allows for additional collaborations and partnerships. …"
Thursday, January 17, 2019Here are the top 5 priorities for Iowa's largest economic development group in 2019
Des Moines Register
"To fill that 10 percent gap, the Partnership will expand its Code DSM Academy, a 150-hour course that teaches students how to code.
It was developed with Des Moines Area Community College last year. Both organizations spent 2018 building the program's curriculum and recruiting students. …"
Monday, January 14, 2019ISU engineering student co-produces Jan. 20 musical in grassroots effort
Iowa State University News Service
"Antropov first studied liberal arts at Iowa State, then design. He took several years off to work, but became interested in school again and joined a friend in enrolling at Des Moines Area Community College.
“I started to value education more,” he said. “Then I came back to ISU as a transfer student.” …"
Friday, January 04, 2019"Book of Lists" Recognizes Partnership Board as Most Influential
Des Moines Partnership
"The Greater Des Moines Partnership’s 2018 Board of Directors was named the #1 Most Influential Board by the Des Moines Business Record’s “Book of Lists.” The list is voted on by Business Record readers, and was announced at the “Book of Lists” unveiling party last night.
The following Partnership Board Members have been named to the “Most Influential Business Leaders” list or the “Business Leaders You Should Know” list...
Rob Denson, Des Moines Area Community College
Wednesday, December 26, 2018DMACC Perry hires new heavy-hitters for spring classes
The Perry News
"Local high schools provide some DMACC courses within their buildings at no cost to the high school students, and in addition the DMACC VanKirk Career Academy in Perry delivers a wide variety of courses for students from the Adel-De Soto-Minburn, Dallas Center-Grimes, Panorama, Perry and Woodward-Granger community school districts. …"
Tuesday, December 25, 2018Farm Data and Systems Should be Cyber Secure
Hoosier Ag Today
"Having access to data in the cloud over various devices is king, according to Jeremy Hoffmann, Chair of the Cyber Security Program at Des Moines Area Community College. But he says there is a problem. …"
Friday, December 21, 2018Reasnor woman appointed to Iowa Prison Industry Advisory board
Newton Daily News
"A Reasnor woman has been appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds to the Iowa Prison Industries Advisory Board, an organization dedicated to giving inmates the skills they need to find and succeed in employment after they’ve served their sentence. Megan Ellsworth, an instructor at Des Moines Area Community College, has experience working with inmates and looks forward to bringing new ideas toward helping them gain the skills they need. …"
Friday, December 14, 2018Get more headlines like this via email
Public News Service
"DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa has a unique problem – it's the only region in the country where job openings outnumber unemployed job seekers. Advocates of community college say they could help fill that gap if more students considered a two-year degree.
Friday, December 07, 2018DMACC partners with Greater Des Moines Partnership to create coding education program
Dairy and Milk
"The Greater Des Moines Partnership and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) are partnering on a new coding education program for adults called Code DSM.
The 15-week program—which is being described as a “code academy”—is designed to help working adults learn important STEM skills to meet the demands of the workforce. …"
Thursday, November 29, 2018Indianola Schools Happy to Provide Courses with College Credit
"The Indianola School Board reviewed the concurrent college-credit class list at their most recent meeting, approving the courses available through a partnership with DMACC.
The classes are
available either at Indianola High School or at the DMACC campus. Superintendent Art Sathoff tells KNIA News offering college credits is as important as ever. …"
Monday, November 19, 2018Ames two-sport star signs with Bears
Boone News Republican
"Katelyn Courtney of Ames High School signed national letters of intent to attend Des Moines Area Community College and play both women’s basketball and volleyball. …"