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Welcome to the Des Moines Area Community College Speech Communication webpage! We are pleased that you are interested in seeing the courses and opportunities available to you.

Did you know that the skill most employers ranked as their top priority in a new employee is the "ability to communicate effectively"? Employers will take note of your resume if you have taken several communication courses, been part of a communication club, or earned national and state honors in speech communication. The courses in our department could be the beginning of the path which would lead you to jobs related to the field of communication.



Fall 2015 Deadline for Applications for Speech Honors 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 7/30/2015 7:51 PM

The deadline to submit applications this semester for NCA's Sigma Chi Eta honors and ICA's Recognition of Achievement in Speech Communication is November 10. Forms are available on this website or from Judith Vogel, Students must submit...

Fall 2015 Informative Speech Contest 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 7/30/2015 7:49 PM

​The DMACC Fall Informative Speech Contest will be held in November.  Preliminary rounds are Nov. 3 and 4 with the finals on Nov. 5.  The contest will be held in Bldg. 2 on the Ankeny campus.  Speeches should be informative in nature, 5-8 minutes long,...

DMACC Speech Center 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 7/30/2015 7:47 PM

​The DMACC SPEECH CENTER will open to DMACC students on Tuesday, September 8.  Hours for fall semester will be Mondays through Friday from 10 AM to 3 PM.  The Speech Center is located behind the computer center in Room 20B in Bldg. 8 on the Ankeny Campus. 

Communicate! Meetings for Fall 2015 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 7/30/2015 7:36 PM

The dates for the fall semester Communicate! Club meetings are September 11, October 9, and November 13.  Meetings will be held in Room 23, Building 2, on the Ankeny Campus from 12:15 to 12:45 PM.  Bring your lunch and invite your friends!  Dessert...
Recipients of Speech Honors Spring 2013 through spring 2014 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 8/28/2014 11:52 AM

​The following students earned both national (Sigma Chi Eta) and state (Recognition of Achievement in Speech Communication) honors:

Spring 2013:  Dan Coats, Jessica Kuhlman, Barbara Battin

Fall 2013:  Justin Kunkel, Heidi Walters, Connie Welcher, Celeste...

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