DMACC News Releases

Thursday, October 22, 2020
DMACC Hosts Virtual Multicultural Night - Latino Student Session - DMACC Presenta Noche Multicultural Virtual Para Estudiantes Latino
" ​Free Event Will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 29 Virtual Event will Provide an Introduction to DMACC.Financial Aid and the Scholarship Application Process will be Discussed.Latino/a Students, Faculty and Staff will Sh …"
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Western Governors University & DMACC Announce Partnership
"New partnership will allow students graduating from DMACC to seamlessly transfer into Western Governors University (WGU) online undergraduate programs; WGU will also offer scholarships for students and staffAnkeny, Iowa (Oct. 20, 2020) ― To provide …"
Thursday, October 15, 2020
National Cybersecurity Month - Media Advisory
"​WHAT:October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).  Now in its 17 year, NCSAM continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be …"
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Students Graduate from MOPAR Career Automotive Program
" All Graduates Have Found Full-Time Jobs as Automotive Technicians This marks the 18th MOPAR Career Automotive Program Graduating Class at DMACC Students learn in lab classes at DMACC and apply what t …"
Friday, October 09, 2020
DMACC Summer Semester President's List, Dean's List and Graduation List Announced
"​Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the Summer 2020 Semester President's, Dean's and Graduation Lists. Please click on a list below to view those recognized. President …"
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 DMACC In the News

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
DMACC and Western Governors University Team Up to Offer Students Easy Transfers
WHO 13
"Des Moines Area Community College students can now transfer to Western Governors University upon graduation. The partnership became official after a virtual news conference Tuesday morning. …"
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
DMACC Announces Partnership with Western Governors University
WHO Radio
"Des Moines Area Community College is announcing a partnership with Western Governors University. DMACC students will be able to transfer to the Salt Lake City-based online university upon graduation. Graduates from all six DMACC campuses will be eligible for up to $2,500 in scholarship money toward WGU's online undergraduate programs. …"
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
DMACC partners with Western Governors University for credit transfers
Business Record
"Western Governors University, a fully online, nonprofit university, has entered into a partnership with Des Moines Area Community College. The new partnership allows DMACC students who have completed their associate degree to seamlessly transfer their credits to WGU to earn a four-year degree. …"
Monday, October 19, 2020
New leadership helping to guide Hawkeye Community College
The Courier
"LaGrone came here from Des Moines Area Community College’s Ankeny campus, where she was the district chair of the humanities department and an associate professor in English and literature for seven years, working there as an adjunct for 1-1/2 years prior. …"
Monday, October 19, 2020
Latino Community Leaders Recognized In Hall Of Fame Ceremony
Iowa Public Radio
"Elizabeth Balcarcel is originally from Zacatecas, Mexico and now lives in Des Moines. She first immigrated to California in 1990 and moved to Iowa five years later. Balcarcel became a U.S. citizen in 2013. She earned a nursing assistant certificate from Des Moines Area Community College and spent many years after caring for senior citizens in nursing homes and providing home health care. …"

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