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Silicon Valley had better watch out. Some of the high-tech, high-dollar jobs found at the heart of America's technology capitol might soon start cropping up in the Perry area as the DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy unveils a Computer...
Dr. Nicole Nichols of St. Charles is a nurse and a DMACC adjunct nursing instructor. She is celebrating National Nurses Week, May 6-12, by recovering from a grueling three-week stint in a hotspot of the COVID-19 virus in this...
Each year during graduation ceremonies, Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)  President Rob Denson and DMACC Board Chairperson Joe Pugel shake the hands of more than 2,000 graduates who walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. While there won’t...
BOONE, Iowa -- Pedro Salazar of Des Moines, a student at the DMACC Boone campus, was recently received a summer 2020 internship with the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Salazar, a 2015 graduate of East High School in...
Zoe Rene Gordon of Perry, a second-year student in the DMACC Iowa Culinary Institute (ICI) program, is among a number of chefs-in-training learning French cuisine at the hands of the masters. For 35 years, two chefs from the St. Etienne...
Every January, two chefs from the St. Etienne region of France come to the Ankeny Campus of DMACC as part of the annual French chefs exchange. Because 2020 marks the 35th anniversary of the exchange program, a group of 20...
A new digital classroom at the Ankeny campus of the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), made possible by a $97,000 grant from Facebook, was launched this week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Participating in the celebration were DMACC President Rob...
Two Perry DMACC VanKirk Career Academy High School students captured seventh place in the 28th annual DMACC/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association (IADA) Automotive Skills Contest held Dec. 13 at the DMACC Ankeny Campus. Earnings honors for the Perry DMACC community were...
Two Perry students of the Boone DMACC campus were recent fall grads in the nursing sciences. Alejandra Barrios Munoz received her diploma in the DMACC Licensed Practical Nursing program, and Kathryn Taylor received her associate degree in nursing in graduation...
Des Moines Area Community Collee President Rob Denson and Kosovo Minister of Economic Development Valdrin Lluka signed an agreement Thursday that paves the way for DMACC training classes in welding and other skilled trades to be offered within the...