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Current DMACC student still able to work full-time

Jackson Trainer is currently a Senior Epic Application Analyst at UnityPoint Health. Thanks to DMACC he's able to work for UnityPoint full-time as well as pursuing a college education!

Photo of Jackson Trainer, Senior Epic Application Analyst UnityPoint Health. "Because of my Community College I have been able to pursue a college education while maintaining a full time career. This has allowed me to explore new career paths and expand my horizons. I would not have had these opportunities without DMACC!" -Current DMACC student

SCC alum turned restaurant owner

Joe Gomez is the proud owner of Los Primos Mexican Grill in Davenport after graduating from Scott Community College's Culinary Arts Program!

Photo of Joe Gomez, owner of Los Primos Mexican Grill in Davenport. Text reads: "I was so happy and so proud on the day I graduated. Now I put those feelings into my business - doing something I love and making people feel good to be here. I want everyone to know: if I can do this, YOU can do this." EICC Alumnus

NCC Diesel Tech Grads

Nicholas Abbas and Caleb Meyer both graduated from Northwest Iowa Community College's Diesel Technology Program thanks to a scholarship from Town & Country Implement. They were able to work part-time with Town & Country Implement during the program and guaranteed a full-time job upon completion!

"Going through the Diesel Technology Program at NCC helped to make me an asset and a great addition to the team of technicians at Town & Country Implement." - Nicholas "All of the courses I took made me a better, and more well-rounded technician." - Caleb. Nicholas Abbas & Caleb Meyer (Ag Technicians at Town & Country Implement). NCC Diesel Tech Grads

Marshalltown Community College steps closer to federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Read article here.

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St. Luke’s announces financial aid program for graduating nursing students

"UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital has joined with a Cedar Rapids-based nursing school to create a new program that will offer nursing students financial aid in exchange for future employment."

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