Friday, March 16, 2018DMACC nursing professor named postsecondary educator of the year
"A Des Moines Area Community College nursing professor has received the Iowa Association for Career and Technical Education Postsecondary Educator of the Year award. Melody Bethards, nursing simulation coordinator at DMACC, has been a longtime advocate for advancing learning through simulation education. …"
Thursday, March 15, 2018This Iowa man didn't need college to make $70K annually. He needed an apprenticeship.
Des Moines Register
"Over the course of five years, apprentices alternate six weeks working, with one week studying at the union’s training facility in Des Moines. They’re paid for their time on the job as well as their classroom time. The training program is free for the apprentices except for $200 per year for books. At the end of the program, apprentices receive all of their necessary plumbing licenses and certifications as well as a two-year associate degree from Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Thursday, March 15, 2018Gordon named Academic Team Silver Scholar
Newton Daily News
"Jackson, Miss. — Brittnie Gordon, a student at Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus, has been named a 2018 Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. …"
Thursday, March 08, 2018ciWeek! Des Moines Area Community College
We Are Iowa
"CWI Live interviews ciWeek speakers: Rod Pyle, author, journalist, both historian and futurist, and filmmaker; and Rob Manning, chief engineer for NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab Engineering and Science Directorate.. …"