The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council announced Central Campus instructor Kacia Cain as this month’s MVP for Iowa STEM. Ms. Cain sees her role within the STEM Council as one who conveys potential barriers or problems against Iowa STEM growth to a mixed team of experts who know how to take them down or find pathways around them. … Read more »
Congratulations to 2016 graduates Brock Stillmunks, Finn Pilcher, and Helena Gruensteidl as their short film from their senior year, “Starfish Academy,” is nominated for the National Student Production Awards at The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Earlier this year, they won a crystal pillar at the Upper Midwest Chapter – Student Awards. They are one … Read more »
Later this week, the Central Campus Summer Back-To-School Newsletter will be mailed to students’ families for the 2016-2017 school year. However, if you can’t wait – you can download the PDF now.
College Anatomy and Physiology instructor Kacia Cain has spent her past two summers digging deep into the past for DNA as a volunteer for a team from Des Moines University – 85 feet deep in a cave in Wyoming. The Billings Gazette profiles Cain and her experiences.
RunDSM has reached agreement with the city to re-paint the graffiti mural. “The word graffiti carries a negative connotation, but it’s simply a style of art. We view this as a way for students to have a safe and legal space to practice their craft,” notes Emily Lang, co-founder of RunDSM. During this Talk of Iowa interview, host Charity Nebbe talks with Lang and her co-founder Kristopher Rollins.
Des Moines Schools’ Central Campus Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management Academy was awarded the prestigious Excellence in Action award, which recognizes innovative and impactful Career Technical Education (CTE) programs of study across the nation. Central Campus was one of eleven programs selected as an “Excellence in Action” award winner, based on its uniquely innovative and … Read more »