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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.



Speech Honors Recipients for Fall 2015 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 1/21/2016 12:42 PM

​National Communication Association's Sigma Chi Eta and Iowa Communication Recognition of Achievement in Speech Communication were earned by Kyle J. Chapman, Matthew C. Merkle, and Nicholas B. Black for fall 2015.

Additional Courses Approved to Earn Honors in Speech 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 1/20/2016 1:51 PM

​To earn national and state honors in speech communication, students must take 9 credits of Speech or approved Speech-related courses, earn a 3.25 gpa in those credits, and earn a 3.0 gpa overall.  At least six of the nine credits must have the SPC acronym. ...

DMACC Speech Center Workshops 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 1/8/2016 1:05 PM

​The DMACC Speech Center will offer several speech-related workshops during the semester.  The topics include Storytelling, Incorporating Prose into Speeches, and Group Problem-solving.  Dates are February 8, March 7, and April 4.  They will be held in...

Communicate! Meetings for Spring 2016 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 1/8/2016 1:02 PM

The dates for the spring semester Communicate! Club meetings are  February 5, March 4, and April 8.  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 will...
DMACC Speech Center 
by Vogel, Judith A.No presence information
 1/8/2016 12:41 PM

​The DMACC SPEECH CENTER will open to DMACC students on Monday, January 25.  Hours for spring semester will be Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10 AM to 2:15 PM and Wednesdays from 10 AM to 3 PM.  The Speech Center is located behind the...

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