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Welcome to Danville Area Community College

Welcome to Danville Area Community College

Danville Area Community College has served the community with distinction for more than 65 years, providing a wide range of learning opportunities. Students of all ages can take a class for personal enrichment, retrain to improve employment prospects, earn a variety of career degrees and certificates, or set the foundation to transfer in pursuit of an advanced degree. DACC fosters learning, workforce development and artistic initiatives and maintains a rich tradition of excellence in education.

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Alumni Stories

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Dr. Jaya Nelson Polishes a Smile for Success When Dr. Jaya Nelson first dreamed of college, she thought she would be a Dental Hygienist. Then the Danville native volunteered in the...
Dr. Jaya Nelson
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DACC alum Alana Tinsley made the most of her time at Danville Area Community College. As a first-generation college student, her college career meant a great deal to her and her family...
Alana Tinsley
Secondary Education
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Former Catlin resident, Krista McMasters, made national and international headlines when she succeeded her mentor, Carl George, as CEO of Clifton Gunderson, LLP, Certified Accountants...
Krista McMasters
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It is a long way from a southeast African nation to Danville, Illinois, but John Mazunda made the trip in order to attend Danville Area Community College. Currently a graduate student...
John Mazunda
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Melanie Spain Magara was very involved in music and theater while in high school. It was her passion. Unfortunately, during her senior year she discovered that it wasn’t likely...
Melanie Magara
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Jenna Gregg Has the Rx for Success Jenna Gregg’s journey to a Pharmacy degree began with a general interest in careers in the medical field. She graduated from Seeger Memorial...
Jenna Gregg
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DACC Alum Wins Statewide Award We’ve come to the end of another weird and difficult semester, but our students have persevered and prevailed. For some students this week...
Dr. Gerald Cockrell
Dr. Gerald Cockrell Wins 2020 ICCTA Distinguished Alumni Award
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Award-winning journalist Kevin Cullen has worked in the newspaper business for more than 30 years. He is now the director of planning and communications for the Catholic Diocese of...
Kevin Cullen
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Travis Taylor Creates the Image of Success Travis Taylor’s road to academic success to a couple of twists, but he credits the faculty and staff at Danville Area Community...
Travis Taylor
Radiologic Technology
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Timyra Carter enjoys telling patients that her initials are TLC. As Patient Care Coordinator, or Charge Nurse, for the third floor medical/surgical unit at Provena USMC, this DACC...
Timyra Carter
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Sheriff Pat Hartshorn Named 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Sheriff William “Pat” Hartshorn “never considered starting my college education anywhere other than...
Sheriff Pat Hartshorn
Law Enforcement
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Getting a Head Start on Success Carmen Bello is a perfect example of what a person can achieve when he or she has a plan and sticks to it. Carmen, a 2012 graduate of Danville High...
Carmen Bello
Application Development
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Dave Harby knows a lot about the community college mission and the potential of community college graduates. He was named DACC’s Distinguished Alumnus in February and became the...
Dave Harby
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