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WYSE Winners Announced

Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Competition
Held at DACC
11 High Schools Competed

Danville Area Community College hosted the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Regional competition, a test of aptitudes in Mathematics and Science, on February 4, 2020.  The 41st regional competition was sponsored by the Math, Sciences & Health Professions Division at Danville Area Community College.

DACC Black History Month Events

Danville Area Community College is celebrating Black History Month with three special events - Black History: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

The first event is Yesterday - Black History in Our Community will be held on Wednesday, February 12 at 9AM in the DACC Bremer Conference Center. Join us as we listen to the history of some of Danville's most prominent residents. A soul food tasting with Mary Lewis will follow the presentation.

DACC Hosts Eagle Day - Public Encouraged to Attend

Danville Area Community College is going to the birds. DACC will host a program presented by the Office of Wildlife Learning World Bird Sanctuary of St. Louis. This biennial event will be held in the Mary Miller Gymnasium on the campus of Danville Area Community College on Wednesday, Feburary 5, 2020 at 9AM and again at 12:30PM. The event is co-sponsored by the Middlefork Audubon Society.

DACC Health Professions & Engineering Day

Danville Area Community College (DACC) is offering sophomores from local high school districts an opportunity to explore careers in engineering and health professions. Both Engineering Day and Health Professions Day will be hosted on Friday, February 21, 2020, from 9-11AM. High school students will visit three different workshops, each featuring a different career pathway in either engineering or health professions.

DACC to Host WYSE Academic Challenge for Area High School Students

Danville Area Community College will host the 40th annual Regional Academic Challenge competition, Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in the Mary Miller Gymnasium. Eleven area school districts are expected to send participants to this year’s competition.

DACC Film Festival for African American History Month

Danville Area Community College’s Liberal Arts Division will be hosting a Film Festival for African American History Month.

The first film showing is Slavery by Another Name on Monday, February 10 from 2:30-5:30PM in Bremer Theater. This documentary sheds light on post-Civil War labor practices and challenges the myth that slavery ended with Emancipation Proclamation.

The second film is 13th on Monday, February 24 from 2:30-5:30PM in Bremer Theater. This documentary explores the big issues in corrections today, including race and mass incarceration.

Deadlines to apply for Danville Area Community College Summer & Fall 2020 Health Career Programs

Deadlines to apply for Danville Area Community College Summer & Fall 2020
Health Career Programs:

• Rad Tech program deadline Friday, March 20 (program starts Summer 2020)
• Sono and Echo programs deadline to apply is Friday, May 15 (program starts Fall 2020)
• Nursing program deadline to apply is Friday, May 22 by Noon (program starts Fall 2020)
• Health Information Technology deadline to apply for the program is Friday, May 29 by Noon (program starts Fall 2020)

DACC Fall 2019 President's & Honor's List

DACC LISTS HONOR STUDENTS
 
Danville Area Community College has released a list of its honor students for the Fall 2019 Semester.
 
A student must carry 12 or more credit hours and a straight A (4.0) average on a 4.0 scale to be included on the President’s List. To be included on the Honor’s List, a student must carry 12 or more credit hours and have a B+ (3.5) grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Danville Area Community College
Fall 2019 President’s & Honor’s List

DACC Team Wins Grant Award for “Life Skills”

Employers are constantly lamenting the fact that “too many of the workers we have lack the common-sense skills they need to keep a job.”

Danville Area Community College just found a way to fund a program to teach common sense to job seekers and incumbent workers. The Illinois Community College Board awarded $225,000 for the “Bridge and Innovation” grant to DACC to fund the College’s Innovative Transitions Program.

DACC’s Got Talent Show

Danville Area Community College is holding a DACC’s Got Talent contest. Acts were selected from auditions of current DACC students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

The acts selected from the auditions will perform at the DACC’s Got Talent Show on Friday, Nov. 22 at 7:30PM in the Bremer Theater. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

The DACC’s Got Talent Show is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC to attend.

For more information contact Jeanne Dunn at jdunn@dacc.edu or 217-443-8724.

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