|In this issue
Oct. 12, 2004
DMACC Career Expo, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Urban Campus, Bldg. #3.
DMACC Fall Concert, 7:30 p.m., Bldg. #6 Auditorium.
Brazil Year Committee meeting, 3:30 to 5 p.m., DMACC Board Room.
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
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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
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
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
MATTHEW SHEPARD'S MOM SPEAKS AT DMACC
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.
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PAPPAJOHN HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER RIBBON
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
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.
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.
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
BRANDMEYER RECEIVES HONORARY PTK
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.