February 2, 2021
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Rebecca Whitney receives $1,000 Scholarship

Rebecca Whitney is a Baking Student at the Newton DMACC Campus and is from Castana, IA. She graduated from Maple Valley-Anthon Oto High School in Mapleton, IA. Growing up she loved baking and seeing how happy she could make the recipients with her baked treats! One day she hopes to open a bed and breakfast, where she can continue baking, as well as engaging in farm-to-table cooking, sustainability, and hospitality!
Three DMACC students, including a Baking student from Newton Campus, were the lucky recipients were the lucky recipients of Les Dames d’Escoffier Greater DSM chapter’s scholarship called Give the Girl a Knife.

They will each be given a knife and are invited to attend our virtual All-Member Winter Meeting on Jan. 30 
  • Erin Bergquist, Iowa State University, $1,000 and an engraved 8-inch Shun chef’s knife
  • Rebecca Whitney, DMACC, $1,000 and an engraved 8-inch Shun chef’s knife
  • Olivia Williams, Kirkwood Community College, $1,000 and an engraved 8-inch Shun chef’s knife
  • Leeza Dominguez, DMACC, engraved 8-inch Shun chef’s knife
  • Haley Scarpino, DMACC, engraved 8-inch Shun chef’s knife
National Court Reporting
Captioning Week
is February 6-13.
Register to attend a ZOOM Information Session on
Thursday, February 11.
You can register by emailing Nicole Kalkwarf at nlkalkwarf@dmacc.edu
Work Study Job Opportunity
The Newton DMACC Campus has an opening for a Work Study Job Opening.
  • It will be at the front desk and you would be greeting students and visitors who arrive at the Newton Campus Building. Offer directions to various building locations. Provide contact information for faculty and staff, and offer the lobby telephone if needed.
  • Qualifications for this position are Excellent customer service skills, helpful attitude and an understanding of the DMACC telephone system.
  • This position will start immediately.
  • Pay is $9.50 per hour.
  • You also MUST be eligible for Work Study. If you're not sure if you're eligible contact Jenny Michael at 641-791-1725 or jlmichael@dmacc.edu
  • If you have questions about being a work study, please contact Jenni Patty
at 641-791-1748 or jmpatty@dmacc.edu
To apply follow this link and scroll down to the Newton Campus position. https://dc.dmacc.edu/CC/WSP/Forms/AllItems.aspx
When contacting DMACC by phone or email, please know your DMACC ID and include in the email or be ready to give to the person you are on the phone with.
If you don't know your DMACC ID number. Check on any correspondence (email or mail) from DMACC. It will be on there. It it also in many places in myDMACC. If you have your DMACC One Card, it also on there.
It will start with 90xxxxxxx.

  • Inclement weather MAY change delivery method of face to face classes, but virtual classes will progress as normal. Instructors will share their expectations prior to bad weather.
  • Check your DMACC email frequently for important information.
  • Summer Term classes will be viewable online February 24.
  • Summer Registration opens in March. Check to see when you are eligible to register at Credit Class Registration Dates (dmacc.edu)
  • Fall Term classes will be viewable online April 5.
  • Fall Registration opens in April. Check to see when you are eligible to register at Credit Class Registration Dates (dmacc.edu)

Study Abroad
DMACC plans to resume its Study Abroad Program in February 2022.  
Are you interested in spending a semester abroad? It’s not too early to start planning! If you think you want to spend 8 weeks in the United Kingdom as a DMACC student, come to one of our upcoming info meetings. You’ll learn about how the program is structured, how to pay for your trip, and what you can learn from studying in one of Europe’s most diverse, vibrant cities. 
To register, please email Bethany Sweeney, the Study Abroad Coordinator, at besweeney@dmacc.edu with your name, the email address you check most often, and the info session you’d like to attend. Dates and times are listed below. All info sessions will be held over Zoom, and you’ll receive an invitation to your session of choice once you email Bethany. 
February Sessions: 
Thursday, 2/11, 3:00-3:45pm
Tuesday, 2/16, 5:30-6:15pm
Maddie Poppe in concert
THURSDAY, Feb. 4th,
7 p.m.
Live Virtual Concert
from Maddie Poppe

Maddie Poppe, a native of Clarksville, Iowa, took the country by storm while appearing on Season 16 of "American Idol" in 2018. Poppe won the Idol crown that season and has since released several singles, including "Going, Going, Gone," "Made You Miss" and most recently, "Nothing Good Comes Out of California."
Join Maddie for a LIVE virtual show specifically for students at Iowa's Community Colleges. She'll play a variety of cover and original songs, while also sharing some of her experiences and answering questions.
How to tune in: The concert will be livestreamed at fac​ebook.com/groups/studentlifehub
for a listing of more events to come & intramural information.
Email studentinvolvement@dmacc.edu with questions.
Free food bags available to DMACC Newton students for curbside pick-up. Come to the main entrance at the Newton Campus,
call James at (641) 831-9658
and he will bring a bag to your car.
Important Dates
February 1 - FA refunds to One Card for returning students (1-2 days for bank accounts)

February 17 - FA refunds to first-time borrowers

February 19 - In-Service --College closed
Watch for an email about "goosechase". This is an app based student activity game and by participating you can win an Amazon Gift Card. You must be a current student registered for classes this term.
This is brought to you by DMACC Newton PTK and SAC.
For questions contact Sveta Miller
We're Here for YOU!
2020 brought many challenges. Our DMACC Honors 100 class wanted to reach out to all of you and provide support and resources. We are here for you!
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - (800) 273-TALK (8255)
National Hopeline Network - (800) SUICIDE
National Youth Crisis Hotline - (800) 442-HOPE (4673)
National Domestic Violence Hotline - (800) 799-7233
2021-2022 FAFSA
It's not too early to start the financial aid process for the 2021-2022 academic year starting next fall. Click here to get started.

Scholarship Opportunities
APPLY NOW for a DMACC Foundation Scholarship for Summer 2021.  To apply, go to: https://dmacc.academicworks.com and log in.  If you have already applied for a 20/21 DMACC Foundation Scholarship, just update your application and submit.
If you have not applied, then apply now. 
Summer/2021 Application Deadline is March 17th.  
*PLEASE NOTE: The Fall 2021 Application opens on May 1st 
Would you like to join PTK?
If your cumulative GPA is 3.5 or above and you have earned at least 12 credits you can become a Phi Theta Kappa member.
Chapter Advisor is Sveta Miller.
We're still here for you!

Call 641-791-3622
or email newton@dmacc.edu
Get away for a while & have some fun with a student activity!
Summer Term classes will be viewable online Feb. 24

Fall Term classes will be viewable online April 5

Check to see when registration opens for you!
Need to come use the Newton Computer Lab?

If you are not already
logged in you will be
asked to do that before making an appointment.
8-10am or 1-3pm
Check our website for the latest dates of HiSET Classes and how to register.

Call Jennie Doke-Kerns
for more information.
You will NOT be able to register for Summer Classes until your balances are paid.

You may now apply at FAFSA.gov for the
2021-2022 school year.
This is the first step of many to receive financial aid.
Check your email for future meetings.

For more information contact: Sveta Miller
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for all DMACC students. Check this website
to sign up for help.
If English is not
your 1st language,
these classes
will help you.
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Online & Hybrid Programs
office: 712.749.1987
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