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June 22, 2004
Brazil Year Committee meeting, 3 p.m., Oak Room, Bldg. #7.
ATTEND DMACC PICNIC
A six-passenger bus leaves the DMACC Ankeny Campus as part of the fun held during the free DMACC picnic held June 17 outside Bldg. #7.
DMACC employees and their families enjoyed hotdogs, baked beans, potato chips and ice cream sandwiches as part of the free DMACC picnic.
Four-year old Jacob Pfiffner (left), son of Transportation Institute Director David Pfiffner and his wife, Kim, throws a ball during the DMACC picnic. Jacob's 21-month old brother, Nathan, is the in background. Jordan and Anessa (right) blow bubbles.
Some of us can get the hula hoop to make a revolution or two around our bodies. These two (left) effortlessly could make the hula hoop do what it was designed to do. Virginia Wangerin's granddaughter, Claire Rouse, (right) couldn't decide whether to play with the frisbee or hula hoop.
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT CENTER OPEN HOUSE
DMACC students Lilly Clampitt (left) of Maxwell and Kathy Findley of Ottumwa sign up for prizes at the Ankeny Campus Academic Achievement Center Summer Semester Open House. Clampitt is a first year student enrolled in DMACC's Legal Assistant program, while Findley is a second year student enrolled in Nursing.
FORMER GOVERNOR BRANSTAD SPEAKS AT GED
Former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was the featured speaker at the 27th annual Boone Campus GED Graduation Ceremony held June 9 in the Boone Campus Auditorium. Branstad, who now lives in Boone County, congratulated the 19 graduates who attended the ceremony. Branstad is now President of Des Moines University.
BOONE CAMPUS GED GRADS
Ahmed earned a B.S. from Iowa State University in Sociology, Criminal Justice and Political Science and a Master's in Educational Leadership.
He previously worked as the Assistant Director of Admission at Drake University. He and his wife, Rhoderline, have two sons--two year old Roland and two month old Dyland. Ahmed enjoys traveling and soccer.
Natalie Coulson is the new Financial Aid Specialist in Bldg. #1. Her phone number is 964-6887. She recently completed her A.A. degree from DMACC.
She previously worked at Mercy Hospital Clinics and Iowa Health Systems. She has three daughters--Laura, Sarah and Maria.
Natalie enjoys reading, cooking, family genealogy and traveling with her family.
Lindsay Diers is the new Office Assistant 2 in the Dental area. Her phone number is 964-6371.
Lindsay earned an A.A.S. degree from DMACC's Administrative Assistant program in 2000 and an B.A. in Mass Communications and Radio/T/V. from Grand View College in 2003.
She worked as an Inbound Collector at Wells Fargo Financial. Lindsay is single and enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing slowpitch softball and watching her boyfriend race his hobby stock car on Friday nights at the Iowa State Fair Speedway.
Judy Hughes is the new Information Specialist in Bldg. #1. She earned a B.S. in Elementary Education at the University of Minnesota. She has taught elementary through college students and adult education and has been a Career Services Director and Benefits Administrator.
Judy and her husband, John, have two daughters and four grandchildren. Judy and John recently relocated back to Ankeny after being gone from the area for the past 18-years.
Judy enjoys playing tennis, bridge, reading, boating and spending time with her grandchildren.
David Pfiffner is the new Transportation Institute Director. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from Iowa State University in 1988.
David served in the U.S. Navy from 1988 through 1992 and has been a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve for the past 15 years. He previously worked at Schneider National Carriers.
David and his wife, Kim, have two children--four-year old Jacob and 21-month old Nathan.
David enjoys reading, investing, hunting/shooting, the outdoors and traveling.
Dana Zeiser is the new Office Assistant I in the ABE/GED Office in Bldg. #19. She can be reached at 964-6551.
Dana previously worked at Qwest Communications. She and her husband, Mike, have a son, Michael, and a daughter, Michelle.
Dana enjoys traveling, particularly to Hawaii where she has had four wonderful vacations.
She also spends time antiquing, planting flowers and doing yard work, following the Iowa State Cyclones and spending time with her family.
There will be a retirement reception for Jane Pirtle from 2 to 4 p.m., Wed., June 30 at the West Campus.
* These sessions are pre-approved for Teaching Improvement Units. Attendance will be taken at the sessions.
View a schedule and brief description of Banner training at http://www.dmacc.edu/instructors/ajphares/BannerTraining.htm
View the training materials at http://www.dmacc.edu/instructors/ajphares/BannerHandouts.htm
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