Learn to fence with the DMACC Blades

Learn to fence with the DMACC Blades

April 28, 2023 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

By Lucy Hernandez The DMACC Blades Fencing Club brings members together to learn about fencing and for some, even compete. Students will learn about fencing, how a tournament is run, the rules, and the weapons. They meet every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m., in Building 5, Room 1240.  TheRead More

Abdelrahman Abdelbaky

Welcome to FUNHAUS

April 27, 2023 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

Photos by Alyssa Monroe The DMACC Fashion Institute held their ninth gala, entitled “FUNHAUS,” on April 21 and 22 in the Black Box Theater in Building 5. The gala is planned by students in a class called Events and PR, in which they start planning the event at the beginningRead More

English Professor Marc Dickinson in his office in Building 2.
He advises the Creative Writing Club. It meets Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in 2-7

Prof. Dickinson shares his love of film

November 4, 2022 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Even though English Professor Marc Dickinson specializes in film and literature, he said that he was not great at playwrights and acting in college. Because of this experience, it gave him a greater appreciation for film.  “Playwrights were a requirement for one of my classes. We had to do aRead More


The ICI experience

November 4, 2022 at 10:31 am 0 comments

DMACC offers a full-service restaurant located in Building 7 on the Ankeny Campus. This restaurant is open to the public and is used as a classroom for students currently studying at the Iowa Culinary Institute at DMACC.  Students work together to create the restaurant menus, they will also prepare theRead More

John Preston

Meet philosophy instructor John Preston

October 7, 2022 at 9:23 am 0 comments

For his first lecture ever teaching Introduction to Philosophy, John Preston had written what he thought was the perfect 45-minute lecture. However, when the time came to actually teach, he was nervous and rushed through it in 10 minutes.   “I tried to emulate that style of sitting down andRead More

Tattoo 101

Tattoo 101

April 27, 2022 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Thinking of getting a tattoo? We’ve got you covered. Here are some basics you should consider before getting inked. Location Location is one of the most important things to consider when getting a tattoo. A tattoo can change not only how you see yourself, but also how others see you.Read More

Richard Alvarenga-Lopez teaches photography classes at the DMACC Ankeny campus.

Q&A with Richard Alvarenga-Lopez

March 23, 2022 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

Richard Alvarenga-Lopez is 24 years old, and as he says, “living the dream right now.” Richard teaches the Photoshop classes for DMACC’s Photography program. He plans on moving more into the art world, focusing more on community issues. Not all about himself, but rather giving back and hopefully inspire theRead More

DMACC opens new Automotive Center

DMACC opens new Automotive Center

February 9, 2022 at 11:58 am 0 comments

Nearly 10 years ago, the DMACC Automotive Programs approached the school asking for a larger space to offer students. This additional space allows for a partnership with Subaru, Mercedes, and Honda, as well as newer technology and more hands-on learning experience for Automotive Program students. Building 13 can hold upRead More