In this issue
Oct. 12, 2004


Upcoming Events
Oct. 15
DMACC Career Expo, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Urban Campus, Bldg. #3.

Oct. 16
DMACC Fall Concert, 7:30 p.m., Bldg. #6 Auditorium.

Oct. 18
Brazil Year Committee meeting, 3:30 to 5 p.m., DMACC Board Room.

Oct. 21
Judy Shepard reception, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Betts Bldg. on the Urban Campus and a presentation at 8 p.m. in the Ankeny Campus Bldg. #6 Auditorium.

 

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DMACC HOSTS GOING GLOBAL SEMINAR

 

DMACC Business Information Systems Chair Jeff Gullion speaks at the Going Global Seminar held Fri., Oct. 8 on the DMACC Ankeny Campus. 

The seminar, co-sponsored by DMACC and the Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce, filled the Oak/Maple Rooms in the Bldg. #7 Conference Center.


GLOBAL SEMINAR SPEAKERS

Dennis Albaugh (left), Chief Executive Officer and President of Albaugh, Inc. of Ankeny and Dr. Chris Nelson, Chief Executive Officer and President of Kemin Worldwide, as well as Kathy Hill, team leader of the international office of the Iowa Department of Economic Development, were other featured speakers at the Going Global seminar held at DMACC.  Business Instructor Reggie Sinhaa and Susan Mitchell coordinated the half-day seminar.


RAMBALDI SPEAKS AT DMACC BRAZIL YEAR EVENT
Denise Rambaldi, Secretary General of the Golden Lion Tamarin Association of Brazil, speaks at a recent DMACC Brazil Year activity held on the DMACC Ankeny Campus.  Thanks to Rambaldi's efforts, the golden lion tamarin has been removed from the critically endangered species list to the endangered species list.  Her association has slowed down the loss of habitat in the Atlantic Forest in Brazil where the tamarin monkeys live. Rambaldi oversees an internationally recognized model program for the conservation of biological diversity. 


DMACC FALL CONCERT
The DMACC Fall Concert will be held Sat., Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bldg. #6 Auditorium.  DMACC Choral Director Jim Loos has chosen music from Phantom of the Opera and Guys and Dolls, as well as a medley of songs from Stephen Sondheim shows.  The concert, which features the Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and two volunteer ensembles, is free with a reception for the audience and singers after the concert.


MATTHEW SHEPARD'S MOM SPEAKS AT DMACC PRIDE CELEBRATION
Judy Shepard will be the featured speaker at a DMACC Pride Celebration event.  She is the mom of the late Matthew Shepard, who was brutally attacked because he was gay.  The 21-year old Matthew Shepard died a few days later from injuries suffered in the brutal attack in Laramie, Wyoming.  The public will have an opportunity to visit with Judy Shepard from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thur., Oct. 21 in Room 121 in the Charles H. Betts Jr. Bldg. on the Urban Campus.  Shepard will then give a presentation at 8 p.m. in the Ankeny Campus Bldg. #6 Auditorium.  The Urban Campus reception and the Ankeny Campus presentation are free and open to the public.


BANNER TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
For more information or to register for any of the Banner classes listed below, e-mail Art Phares at ajphares@dmacc.edu or call x6012.

10/19 10:15-11 a.m. Entering Timesheets and Leaves on the Web
10/19 11-11:30 a.m. Approving Banner Timesheets and Leaves
10/19 1:30-2:15 p.m. Running Banner Reports *
10/19 2:30-3:15 p.m. Downloading Banner Reports *
11/2 1:30-2:15 p.m. Running Banner Reports *
11/2 2:30-3:15 p.m. Downloading Banner Reports *
* Faculty:  These sessions are pre-approved for Teaching Improvement Units. 

View a schedule and brief description of Banner training sessions at http://www.dmacc.edu/instructors/ajphares/BannerTraining.htm

View the training materials at http://www.dmacc.edu/instructors/ajphares/BannerHandouts.htm


PAPPAJOHN HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER RIBBON CUTTING

John Pappajohn gestures during the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Pappajohn Higher Education Center, which bears his name, as his wife, Mary (left) and Iowa Lieutenant Governor Sally Pederson look on.  DMACC, Drake University, Iowa State University, the University of lowa, the University of Northern Iowa, Simpson College and Grand View College are the partnering institutions offering classes at the new facility at 12th and Grand in downtown Des Moines.


THANK YOU
I would like to express my deep gratitude for the many cards, flowers and expressions of sympathy at the sudden loss of my brother.  These were appreciated and it demonstrates that DMACC is a caring family.
                                                                   Tim Hager


NEW EMPLOYEES
Michael Zoeller
is the new Assistant Food Service Director on the Ankeny Campus. Michael previously worked at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club, as Sous Chef at Pioneer Hi-Bred, an executive chef/manager at Allied Insurance and a Compass Group. Michael and his wife, Kimberly, have a seven-year old daughter, Clare.  Michael enjoys cooking, music, reading, running and Tae Kwon Do.


JOB OPENINGS
Life Skills Program Specialist,
Fort Dodge Correctional Facility
Salary:  $30,678-$46,018 (Specially Funded)
Review Date:  Oct. 15, 2004

If interested in the above position, please contact DMACC's Human Resources Office at (515) 964-6889.  A review of completed application materials will begin on the review date listed.


BOONE CAMPUS PTK INDUCTION CEREMONY

Twenty-two DMACC Boone Campus students took part in the Knowledge of Light ceremony during the Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony held Oct. 7 on the Boone Campus.  The students were inducted into the Tau Phi Chapter of the PTK International Honor Society.  DMACC Boone Campus Physics and Math Instructor Dr. Nancy Woods is the Tau Phi Advisor as well as the Coordinator of the Iowa Region of PTK.


BRANDMEYER RECEIVES HONORARY PTK MEMBERSHIP
DMACC Boone Campus Provost Vivian Brandmeyer (left) is sworn-in as an Honorary Phi Theta Kappa Tau Chapter Honor Society member by Tau Phi Advisor Dr. Nancy Woods during a special ceremony at the PTK Boone Campus Induction ceremony.


DMACC VOLLEYBALL SUCCESS

DMACC Volleyball Player Jeni Thompson of Park River, ND, spikes the ball for a point against Clinton Community College.  The Bears, under Coach Lisa Mathes, are 21-7 on the year.


THE LIFE OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS
Former DMACC Economics Instructor Dick Yach (left to right), J. R. Walker and Pat Boddy present a dramatic play reading focusing on the life of Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas.  The play reading was held Sept. 29 on the DMACC Ankeny Campus. 


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