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.
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.
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 »
This is the third year students enrolled in Central Campus Early Childhood Careers program earned national credentials, Child Development Associate. The CDA Credential, an industry standard in the early childhood education field, was opened up as an option for high school students in 2011. It takes a strong commitment to the rigorous nature of the … Read more »
“The Des Moines Central Campus, with its strong connection to academics, alignment with industry standards, and meaningful, work-based experiences, is the model one thinks of when describing high-quality career and technical education,” Pradeep Kotamraju, career and technical education (CTE) bureau chief, said. Read further