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

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. 

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.