Archive for January, 2024

Lexi Mattiussi

Norwalk native takes photography from passion to business

January 29, 2024 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

Since graduating high school in 2023, Lexi Mattiussi, from Norwalk, has focused on starting her photography business. She first found a love for photography at 13 but didn’t realize it was something so important to her until 16. Now 18, she has started her own business and already served moreRead More

Spanish instructor Andrea Mendoza-Estling poses in Building 2. Photo by Riley Dickerson

Spanish instructor says American dream is alive and well

January 29, 2024 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

Andrea Mendoza-Estling teaches Spanish I and Spanish II at DMACC. She has resided in the U.S. for 20 years, eight of those in Iowa, and has been teaching for 13 years, something she said she finds passion in. “I’m from the capital of Colombia, Bogota. When I was living inRead More


Don’t let your failures define you

January 24, 2024 at 12:39 pm 1 comment

When I was in high school I struggled with anxiety and depression. This took most of the energy out of me and it was hard to focus on my education. This lasted from my sophomore year of high school to my freshman year of college, and it made learning incrediblyRead More

Lara Jones

Kids These Days

January 24, 2024 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

As another year has come and gone the only question that lingers as the new year begins is, “What has happened to kids?” No matter how old I feel asking that question, it needs to be asked. Why is it that at the tender age of 18, I look atRead More

Meet the staff

Meet the staff

January 22, 2024 at 9:29 am 0 comments

Lara talks to Bella, Riley, and Maya as we start a new semester! Play in new window | Download

DMACC President Rob Denson

Denson marks 20 years as DMACC president

January 16, 2024 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

This past November, President Rob Denson made DMACC history by becoming the longest-serving person in his position in the college’s 57-year history.  During the 20 years that President Denson has been at DMACC, the college has grown by more than 50 percent by focusing on faculty and staff instruction, keepingRead More