DMACC News Releases

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Forbes Ranks DMACC Among Best Places to Work in Iowa
"​​​​​DMACC one of three higher education institutions in Iowa included in ranking​DMACC, the largest undergraduate college in Iowa, has been named one of the state’s best employers in 2019, according to a new ranking by Forbes Magazine. …"
Monday, June 10, 2019
Last Dollar Scholarship Now Available at DMACC
"​​New State Program Will Fill the Gap in Financial Aid for High-Demand Programs Funding for the new Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship, which Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced last week, will be available to qualified DMACC  …"
Friday, June 07, 2019
DMACC Professor Honored by Iowa Water Environment Association (IAWEA)
"Inductee Touched the Lives of Countless Current, Future & Retired Wastewater Operators …"
Thursday, June 06, 2019
ABI's Taking Care of Business Conference
"​Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and DMACC President Rob Denson stop by for a picture in front of signage at the Iowa Association of Business and Industry’s annual “Taking Care of Business” conference being held at the Hilton Coliseum and Scheman Buildin …"
Thursday, May 30, 2019
DMACC Nursing Program Reports Record Enrollment
"​​​College’s nursing program enrollment up 25 percent in past five yearsThe DMACC Nursing program recently reported a record enrollment of 453 nursing students across five DMACC campuses during the Spring 2019 semester, marking a 25 percen …"
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 DMACC In the News

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Nationwide shortage of truck drivers
Local 5 - We Are Iowa
"There is a nationwide shortage of truck drivers, WOI ABC 5 reports, and graduates of the DMACC Transportation Institute are in high demand. Daytime classes to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at DMACC start every three weeks, year-round, while evening classes are offered four times per year. …"
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Works by regional artists featured at art center
Muscatine Journal
"Wood manages photo shoots for Better Homes and Gardens products and teaches History of Photography at Des Moines Area Community College. …"
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Bears Hire New Baseball Coach
Boone News Republican
"Des Moines Area Community College athletics director B.J. McGinn announced the hiring of Nic Mishler as the school’s new baseball coach. …"
Monday, June 10, 2019
A one-of-a-kind center focusing on "Live Well. Be Well."
Local 5 - We Are Iowa
"The Mary Greeley Medical Center, Iowa State University, Des Moines Area Community College, Story County, and Heartland Senior Services have partnered with the city to contribute their expertise and services. …"
Thursday, June 06, 2019
2019 Forbes list of "America's Best Employers by State" (DMACC ranked #29 in Iowa)
Business Record
"The University of Iowa, Vermeer, the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and General Mills top the list of Iowa’s 31 best employers according to Forbes, as the publication released its Best Employers by State 2019 list. The list includes organizations based in Iowa and out of state. Iowa-based companies that made the list are Vermeer, Grinnell Mutual, Principal Financial Group, Hy-Vee, Wells Enterprises, UnityPoint Health, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and Fareway; municipalities and schools are the University of Iowa and its hospital system, the city of Des Moines, the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa State University, Davenport Community School District and Des Moines Area Community College. …"

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