Articles by: Emily Kuebler

DMACC Makes “Top 10 Value Community Colleges” out of over 1700 in national ranking

DMACC Makes “Top 10 Value Community Colleges” out of over 1700 in national ranking

December 5, 2016 at 10:18 am 0 comments

Des Moines Area Community College was ranked tenth this year on’s annual list of “Top 50 Best Community Colleges.” The website, supported by the Gates Foundation, looks at 1,717 community colleges across the nation and ranks them based on tuition, graduation and transfer rates, and graduate salaries and accreditation.Read More

Celebrating presidential election’s end ignores a new harsh reality

December 5, 2016 at 10:13 am 0 comments

For a lot of people, the end of election day is the end of their concern about who’s going to be the next president. They don’t want to see any more ads or hear any more about the other candidate and they don’t want to listen to the losing partyRead More

Apps for college students; from news to math to saving money

November 7, 2016 at 10:31 am 0 comments Now more than ever it’s important to stay up-to-date with what’s going on in the news. Whether it’s clown sightings in your neighborhood or a run-down of the last presidential debate,’s going to be your tool for staying in the now. It’s as simple as checking the topicsRead More

World Food Prize winner speaks to DMACC students and faculty

November 7, 2016 at 10:20 am 0 comments

In a lot of sub-Saharan African villages, being able to afford one meal a day was the norm. However, thanks to developmental economist Dr. Andrew Mude, that all began to change in 2010. Dr. Mude, this year’s World Food Prize winner and an economist from Kenya, spoke to DMACC studentsRead More

2016 Study Abroad students at Stonehenge Photo Courtesy of Jennafer Uitermarkt

Spend a Semester Abroad in London

October 14, 2016 at 10:27 am 0 comments

The study abroad program offered to students here at DMACC is now taking applications to attend class 4,178 miles away from the DMACC campus at the University of London with Professor Lauren Rice. The DMACC study abroad program consists of a ten week semester, eight of which happen in London,Read More

Trail Point recreation center to open in early 2017

Trail Point recreation center to open in early 2017

September 26, 2016 at 10:37 am 0 comments

Construction in the Building 5 Rec Center, recently named Trail Point Aquatics and Wellness, is well underway and being overseen by Bill Blunck, the center’s operation direction. Trail Point is expected to be open in early spring of 2017. The recreation center has been under construction since May of 2015Read More