The first Senior Academy class hosted through Dawson Community College met with success September 22nd and 23rd at the Glendive Senior Center. The Academy was begun at the request of local seniors who participated in focus groups and surveys given by Dawson Community College as a way of developing classes to meet their unique needs and interests. The inaugural class in the “Tech Time for Seniors” series was Basic Cell Phone Operation and filled quickly.
Brent Nelson head of Welding Technology at Dawson Community College is proud to announce that DCC Ag Mechanics student Jordan Larson of Miles City Montana will be traveling to Indianapolis in October to attend the 82nd National FFA Convention.
“Lead Out Loud” is the 2009 convention theme as 55,000 of today’s FFA leaders from all 50 states gather in Indianapolis to celebrate. Members will engage in the National Days of Service and take part in interactive workshops, thrilling competitions and an action-packed career show.
The Dawson Community College volleyball team is taking registrations for its Little Bucs fan club for kids in grades K-5. A mini-camp has been scheduled to kick off the season for the club following the home game beginning Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m.
The Dawson Community College volleyball team is headed to North Dakota this weekend for a triangular tournament at Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, and Coach John Marble said his team is ready to snap a string of losses.
"We are excited to be playing at Trinity this weekend," he said. "This weekend provides us with a great opportunity to pick up some wins."
The Lady Bucs will be competing against Trinity and the Jamestown College JV team.
The last two weeks have been full of surprises for the Lady Buccaneers; between the return of a member of last year's inaugural team, introduction of an unexpected new player and emergence of a freshman as a leader at the net, the Dawson Community College squad hasn't had a dull moment.
Dawson Community College will launch the Senior Academy this month. The Academy was begun at the request of local seniors who participated in focus groups and surveys given by Dawson Community College as a way of developing classes to meet the needs and interests of our senior population.
The Lady Buccaneer volleyball team was within two points of upsetting last year's Mon-Dak conference champions Monday night, barely conceding the thriller against the North Dakota State College of Science after five hard-fought sets of play.
"It was a battle right down to the end," said John Marble, head volleyball coach at Dawson Community College. "It was a good way to open the conference."
The Early Childhood Education Department at Dawson Community College will present a workshop on Play and Art Therapy, September 26, 2009, in Room 105 at the Ullman Center. Gregory Holler-Dinsmore will conduct the workshop.
Gregory Holler-Dinsmore, M.Div., M.S., LCPPC is pastor at the First Lutheran Church in Wolf Point, on the adjunct faculty at Fort Peck Community College, and a private practice licensed professional counselor. He’s a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Play Therapy, and Sandplay Therapists of America.
Janelle Higgins has been hired by Dawson Community College as the new women’s softball coach. Coach Higgins comes from Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa where she was the assistant basketball coach for two years and helped with softball for one year. Her other coaching credits include head softball coach at Northeast Nodaway High School in Ravenwood, Missouri where the team set a school record for wins and advanced to the district final game for the first time in 10 years.
A losing streak continues to frustrate the Lady Bucs, who were swept at home Tuesday night during their first match at the Toepke Center this season.
The Williston State College Tetons, the National Junior College Athletic Association's #21 pre-season pick in division II play, defeated the Buccaneers with scores of 10-25, 19-25 and 16-25.
"I feel like we came overly excited and underprepared for our home crowd," said John Marble, DCC volleyball head coach. "We had a lot of nerves."