|In this issue
Dec. 9, 2003
Boone Campus Fall Graduation Reception, L.W. Courter Center, 4 p.m.
Jan. 5, 2004
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
DMACC ANKENY CAMPUS WINTER CONCERT
SANTA'S HELPER ATTENDS CONCERT
View the schedule of Banner training at http://www.dmacc.edu/instructors/ajphares/BannerTraining.htm. The schedule includes a brief description of each training session. View the training materials at http://www.dmacc.edu/instructors/ajphares/BannerHandouts.htm.
* These sessions are pre-approved for Teaching Improvement Units. TIU logs for Banner training can be found at http://www.dmacc.edu/instructors/ajphares/BannerTraining.htm.
The December Lunch & Learn will be "A Holiday Celebration" with Curt Stahr. It will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 19 in the Bldg. #7 Oak/Maple Room. Reservations are required. To make reservations, call x6333.
DMACC President Rob Denson (right) hands keys to the house a 830 Summerbrooke Ct. in Ankeny to Darin Knowler and Amy Wardlow. The house was the 50th built by DMACC's Building Trades students. DMACC Building Trades students receive on-the-job training building a house every year. Wardlow is a former graduate of DMACC's Medical Secretary program.
CONSTRUCTION PREP ALLIANCE STUDENTS
A retirement reception will be held for Financial Aid Advisor Linda Miller from 2 to 4 p.m., Fri., Dec. 12 in the Lakeview Inn, Bldg. #7.
A retirement reception will be held for Urban Campus Academic Achievement Center Instructor Peggy Gaines from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 12 in Room 124 on the Urban Campus.
The next "Unretired Minds" class for senior citizens will be held
Cindy Rehling from Michael's Arts and Crafts Store in Ankeny will give a "Holiday Craft" presentation. She will show how to make a stained glass votive holder. The cost is $6 per person payable at the door. The class size is limited to the first 30 people.
Keith Knowles and Dale Wagner will give
an "Introduction to Wood Carving" at
To register for either of the Dec. 12 classes, call 965-7085.
"I THINK I CAN"
DMACC President Rob Denson reads the books,
"The Little Engine Could" and "I Knew You Could" to DMACC's Day Care
children. The four-year olds listened closely to the stories and
then had a snack with DMACC's new president.
HOWARD DEAN ALSO READS TO DMACC DAY CARE
DEAN AND REINER VISIT ANKENY CAMPUS
"INVEST FOR SUCCESS EARLY CHILDHOOD
FORMER DMACC EMPLOYEE DIES
PHI THETA KAPPA WEST CAMPUS CHARTERING &
Evening/Weekend College Director,
Ankeny Campus (Internal Posting Only)
If interested in the above positions, please contact DMACC's Human Resources Office at (515) 964-6889. A review of completed application materials will begin on the review date listed.
CANADA YEAR SHIRTS
ALL IOWA READS PROGRAM AT DMACC
The Ankeny Campus Library is working on setting up book clubs to cover McCracken's book. These book clubs will be open to anyone. Staff, faculty and students and their friends are encouraged to attend. The Ankeny Campus Library will be receiving 10 copies of the book in the next few weeks. They will be placed on one week reserve so book club members can use them. These book clubs will start next semester. If you are interested in being in a book club that reflects this statewide effort, please contact Lisa Stock by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 964-6328. Come read with us!
FUN HAD AT FOUNDATION'S 50's FUND-RAISER
Lori earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Upper Iowa University. She previously worked as an accountant at Deere Community Credit Union in Ankeny.
Lori and her husband have two teenage boys. This means her weekends are often spent watching her kids play sports. She also enjoys yard work and exercising.
Joe Gentile is the new
Credentials/Graduation Analyst in Student Services. His phone number
Joe previously worked for the U.S. Navy in the Nuclear Power Program, farmed on a family farm, served on the Academic staff at Columbia College and was an independent contractor doing legislative and policy research in Norman, OK.
Joe considers himself a big tennis nut who loves politics and computer research.
Kristin Howard is the new Nursing
Instructor in the Health and Public Services department. She is located in Bldg. #17 and can be reached at
Kristin previously worked at Hospice of
Central Iowa and Broadlawns Medical Center. She and her husband, Steve,
have two children--Mallory and Trevor.
Marcia Waugh is the new Administrative Secretary 2 in Human Resources. She can be reached at 964-6439. Marcia earned an A.S. from DMACC in Human Services.
Marcia has been administrator of Arlington Place Assisted Living in Grundy Center; a program coordinator for adults with disabilities and a Trust Processor at Grundy National Bank.
Her husband, Jerry, is a retired superintendent of schools. They have seven children and two grandchildren. Marcia and her husband just moved to West Des Moines from Grundy Center. Marcia is an Iowa High School speech judge and has been active in community theatre. She and her husband enjoying singing and are looking forward to getting involved again.
Crystal Weitz is the new Accounts Receivable Clerk in the Business Office. She can be reached at 964-6251. She attended the University of Northern Iowa.
Crystal has been a home schooling mom for the past 11-years. She has also worked at Community State Bank and bookstore and library positions at Faith Baptist Bible College.
Crystal and her husband, Bruce, have an 11-year old daughter, Meridel, and a six-year old son, Jonathan.
Crystal enjoys reading, walking outdoors, puzzles and games, times with her family and friends and church involvement.
DMACC RECEIVES MOTORCYCLE SAFETY
"D" AWARD RECIPIENTS
Karla Stokes, Admission Record Specialist, Ankeny Campus. For providing extraordinary service to the Nursing program and interested students by the she handled numerous applications to the program.
Anne Howare, Counselor, Urban Campus. For stepping up and teaching two classes her first semester as well as handling all of her other duties.
Peggy Goetzke, Office Assistant 2, Urban Campus. For demonstrating superior scheduling and organizational skills and excellent skills with EXCEL.
Deb Yeager, Duplication Services Specialist, Ankeny Campus. For all of the good work she does in a professional manner.
Janet LaVille English Instructor, Boone and Ankeny Campuses. For serving simultaneously as the faculty advisor to both the Boone and Ankeny Campus student newspapers the previous two academic years.
Nominations can be submitted at any time for employees who make exceptional contributions to DMACC. Additional nomination forms are available in each department office, on-line at the following address: http://www.dmacc.edu/bulletin/images/daward.pdf or may be requested from Martha Henrichs at 964-6421.
Congratulations also to the DMACC Women's Basketball team under second-year Coach Ben Conrad. They are also off to an excellent start with an 8-2 record.
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