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ANKENY, Iowa -- Two DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy students captured sixth place in the 29th annual DMACC/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association (IADA) Automotive Skills Contest recently held at the DMACC Ankeny Campus. DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy students Connor Smith and...
ANKENY, Iowa -- DMACC cybersecurity student Steve Roth of Moulton, Iowa, is pursuing his associate of applied science (AAS) degree online but not from an office in his home. During the work day, Roth carries out his duties on board...
The DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy is now partnering with Panorama High School to offer additional Career Advantage classes to high school students at Panorama High School. There will be six classes offered at Panorama High School in the upcoming...
Last year at the Iowa State Fair, the Iowa Egg Council gave away 173,000 eggs-on-a-stick, but the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic put a crack in this year's fair plans. Lacking their usual place in the Ag Building at the Iowa State Fair,...
DMACC administrators and Carroll community leaders hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the Carroll Campus Tuesday to dedicate and celebrate a new $4.2 million expansion that started this week. “This campus expansion offers an exciting opportunity to bring needed training programs...
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...