The Strategic Planning Work Group at Dawson Community College would like to extend a sincere thank you to residents in the Glendive area who participated in the college’s recent SWOT analysis. More than 160 local and area residents from a dozen stakeholder groups provided insight on their perception of DCC’s current strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. In conjunction with the data ascertained through other internal and external analyses, SWOT feedback is being used by the work group to determine the college’s strategic issues, priorities, goals and
Dawson Community College Athletic Director Joyce Ayre is excited to announce the college’s hiring of Butte’s Jim LeProwse as the new fast pitch softball coach. LeProwse brings with him more than 15 years of coaching experience in softball, baseball, football and track. Most notably, he has spent the last three years developing, building and coaching the Montana Tech fast pitch program, a club team that has successfully competed against club and intercollegiate teams across the region. “Along with his enthusiasm and love for the game, Jim’s fam
The Division I All-Region Softball Team was recently announced, and Jenna Will of Dawson Community College was voted onto the second team. Congratulations to Jenna on a great year and congratulations to the women's team on another successful season.
Blogging 101: Blogging in Education to Connect with Millennial Students will be offered by Music Technology instructor Lisa Shields June 25 and 26 on the Dawson Community College campus in Glendive, Montana.
Dawson Community College is looking to match a college student from Germany with a qualified host family for the 2010-2011 academic-year. Robin’s hometown is Eitorf, Germany. He will be attending DCC on a scholarship program funded by the U.S. Congress and German Parliament (Bundestag). In addition to taking classes in fall 2010 at the College, Robin will start a six-month paid internship beginning in January 2011.
In the month of June Dawson Community College will offer free GED online study preparation.
General Educational Development(or GED) tests are a group of five subject tests which, when passed, certify that the taker has high school-level academic skills.
The tests were originally created to help veterans after World War II return to civilian life. More than 15 million people have received a GED credential since the program began.
Registration is under way at Dawson Community College for Basketball Skills Camps and Volleyball Camps to be held on campus in Toepke Center.
The camps for boys and girls have an excellent staff and an affordable price. Coaches from the Dawson Community College Athletic programs as well as DCC players from the Buccaneer teams will instruct the participants.
The Indian Education for All Conference was held all day June 1-2 in
Toepke Center Auditorium & Cafeteria.
There were approximately 170 K-12 grade educators on campus to hear speakers such as author James Loewen.
MaryAnn Vester, Distance Education and Outreach Director at Dawson Community College, attended the State JSEC (Job Service Employers Committee) conference the last week of May in Billings where she was nominated as the MSEC (Montana State Employer's Council) Region 5 representative. The region covers Glasgow, Wolf Point, Miles City, Glendive and Sidney. Currently, Vester serves as Vice-Chair on the Glendive JSEC and also serves on the Sidney JSEC.
Dawson Community College will host the 11th annual Montana GEAR UP camp (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) from June 20th to the 26th.
For many children, the likelihood of attending and succeeding in college is small. Too many students face seemingly insurmountable barriers, including low expectations, inadequate academic preparation and a lack of information about education options and opportunities.