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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

Halloween Superstitions and Traditions!

Halloween Superstitions and Traditions!

October 26, 2021 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

Halloween may seem like it’s all about costumes and trick or treating. This holiday has some history; it became popular in the early 1900s with roots in pagan beliefs. About 2,000 years ago, Halloween marked the Celtic New Year, originally called Samhain, which means “summer’s end” in Gaelic. With HalloweenRead More

Audio: Students react to armed security decision

Audio: Students react to armed security decision

April 29, 2019 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

The DMACC Board of Directors approved a resolution allowing administration to pursue new security measures, including armed personnel, on March 11. Administration is currently developing a plan set to return to the board for approval in fall 2019. Provisions of the resolution include limiting armed officers to exterior and entranceRead More

DMACC’s Double Threat: Peyton Parker

DMACC’s Double Threat: Peyton Parker

April 26, 2019 at 9:34 am 0 comments

The National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) recognizes 23,000 female athletes playing on more than 1,500 sports teams across America. These days athletes hear what gets them to the collegiate level is ‘specialization,’ focusing on just one sport year-round as early as 8 years of age. A refreshing change toRead More

Students weigh in on board’s security decision

Students weigh in on board’s security decision

April 24, 2019 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

“What should DMACC do?” Vice President of Academic Affairs Scott Ocken posed this question to students on April 3 at an Ankeny campus SAC meeting to gather input on how the school should improve its on campus security measures. He told the room of about 20 students that DMACC administrationRead More

“Fuddy Meers” has audience members rolling in their chairs

“Fuddy Meers” has audience members rolling in their chairs

March 27, 2019 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

Imagine waking up every morning with no memory of your past. Once you open your eyes, you are immediately tasked with relearning every aspect of your life from scratch. This was the reality for Claire, who wakes up each morning with a blank slate, yet always eager to relearn herRead More

Pixar’s director of lighting speaks at ciWeek 2019

Pixar’s director of lighting speaks at ciWeek 2019

March 27, 2019 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Danielle Feinberg works at Pixar, but when she’s successful, you might never notice. As the director of lighting and photography, the goal of her work is to keep viewers from noticing what she has done and keep them immersed in the film. With 19 years and counting at Pixar, FeinbergRead More

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Opinion: #DoesDMACCLoveMe

March 27, 2019 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

On February 21, students from the University of Iowa started a movement on social media with the hashtag #DoesUIowaLoveMe. This movement started after the University of Iowa began a social media campaign to celebrate the 172nd birthday of the university using the hashtag #iloveUIOWA. The hashtag #DoesUIowaLoveMe was used byRead More