MSHP Annual Events

MSHP Annual Events


Fall Semester

Engineering Career Luncheon
The Math, Sciences & Health Professions Division hosts this annual event the day before Thanksgiving.  DACC Engineering alumni return to campus to discuss engineering as a career, job placement and educational pathways.  Local high school and DACC students, who are interested in engineering are invited to attend. This event also serves that the Engineering Advisory Meeting.

Family Science Night (every odd year)
This Division event provides the community with an opportunity to interact with over forty fun-packed science activities within the Mary Miller Complex. This event is hosted in November.

DACC Glove Drive
The Glove Drive provides DACC students with hot beverages and gloves in hopes of preparing our students for winter.  Gloves and beverages are donated by students and employees. This event is hosted in December.

Spring Semester

Farm Toy Show
All brands and scales of farm toys and family fun are on hand in the Mary Miller Complex.  The public can vote for their favorite display or participate in the Kids Tractor Pull.

Academic Challenge
This February event is a competitive series of tests created by Worldwide Youth in Science and engineering. The test are now offered by more than 50 community colleges and universities and are designed to present a challenge to the brightest high school students.  Winning teams have the opportunity to compete at the state level. 

Eagle Day (every even year)
An opportunity for DACC students and surrounding community members to interact and learn about birds of prey.  The program is presented by the World Bird Sanctuary of St. Louis and is free to the public. 

Ag Day
Community members can enjoy farm equipment and horticultural displays, pet farm animals and enjoy an inexpensive lunch.  Local high school students are invited to participate in workshops designed to feature careers related to agriculture. 

Health Professions Day
In the spring, our Division partners with VEDS to provide local high school and/or middle school students an opportunity to explore careers in health professions.  Click here to visit the Health Professions Hub page.

Other Activities

Bee Hives
Science faculty currently maintain bee hives on our local sustainability land lab. These hives are used as learning tools in our biological and agriculture science programs. 

Agricultural Land Lab
Agriculture faculty plant and harvest a small plot of land to the south of the campus called the Ag Land Lab.  The Ag Land Lab serves as an instructional tool, as well as fundraising tool to support local FFA and AG Club events.

Upcoming Events