Mercedes-Benz USA donated a 2015 C300 vehicle and a Xentry diagnosis kit to the Des Moines Area Community College Automotive Technology program, the first donation by Mercedes-Benz, DMACC announced this week. Students will use the vehicle and diagnosis kit at the Karl Chevrolet Automotive Technology Center on the Ankeny campus, which is scheduled to open […]

Facebook and Des Moines Area Community College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new digital classroom located on DMACC’s Ankeny campus. The digital classroom is funded through a $97,000 grant from Facebook and houses technologies designed to support synchronized online learning, including a digital camera that follows instructors as they teach and Microsoft Teams functionality […]

In the 1950s, the threat was nuclear, and even the school children were prepared. The U.S. Civil Defense Administration enlisted the help of animators to create “Duck and Cover,” a short film featuring Bert the turtle to teach children how to protect themselves in case of a nuclear explosion. “If you duck and cover, you […]