DMACC News Releases

Thursday, February 15, 2018
New Sports Management 2+2 Agreement Announced at Upcoming Iowa Wolves Game
"Attend the pre-game information session. Meet Wolves players and get FREE tickets. …"
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Famed Ocean Explorer Returns to Speak at DMACC's CiWeek
"Famed Ocean Explorer Returns to Speak at DMACC's CiWeek …"
Friday, January 26, 2018
Simon Estes Foundation Raises $30,000 For DMACC Scholarships
"Proceeds from Christmas Concert go to DMACC Music Scholarship Fund …"
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Principal's Grant Supports ITNA Program
"​​$50,000 Grant Focuses on the Purchasing of New Technology and SoftwarePrincipal has awarded a $50,000 grant in support of Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC’s) Information Technology and Network Administration (ITNA) program. The dema …"
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
DMACC Set to Launch National Court Reporting/Captioning Week
"​​DMACC Newton Campus Hosts Program for Prospective StudentsThe 2018 National Court Reporting & Captioning Week kicks off across the nation Feb. 10-17. In conjunction with this Week, the DMACC Newton Campus will host events for current students, …"

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Planning for college? Select high school classes wisely
Des Moines Register
"A sampling of the state's community colleges show that Des Moines Area Community College is $147 per hour, Hawkeye Tech is $169 per hour and Iowa Western is $171 per credit hour. Many high schools offer options that allow high school students to receive college credit for no cost per credit hour. …"
Friday, February 02, 2018
Community colleges teach vocational skills–and a whole lot more
The Washington Post
"As Michael Hoffman, executive director of continuing education at Des Moines Area Community College told me recently, his school's 15 non-credit programs “put students in jobs where they ultimately want to be.” One such program is a network cabling class that helps students learn how to pull wires …"
Friday, February 02, 2018
‘Niche’ offerings boost Newton’s DMACC campus
Newton Daily News
"Several programs offered at the Newton campus are unique to DMACC, and DeHart said he’s hopeful students will seek out the Newton campus for an educational experience that isn’t available anywhere else. …"
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Thunder Nites to relocate to DMACC campus
Newton Daily News
"As one of Newton’s most beloved events, Thunder Nites will make its return this year with bands taking the stage at a new venue. On DMACC’s campus, attendees can still expect a variety of funky beats and vendors. …"
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
DMACC Offering Students Food Pantry on Campus
"Des Moines Area Community College is using a grant to help fund a food pantry for its students. According to DMACC Counselor Sheila Aukes The Parenting Assistant Fund is focused on students who are parents or expecting. However, the school will not turn a student away that is needing food. …"

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