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Aug 28
Yakima Valley women’s soccer beats Portland

​Yakima Herald Republic

TUKWILA, Wash. — Salome Yates and Rebecca Behrens scored two goals each Wednesday night as Yakima Valley routed Portland 7-1 in the NWAC Friendlies at the Starfire Sports Complex.

No other information was available.

Yakima Valley travels to Vancouver on Sept. 5 to meet Clark College.

First half: 1, YVCC, Salome Yates, time NA; 2, YVCC, Yates; 3, YVCC, Rebecca Behrens (Jocelyne Espinoza); 4, YVCC, Behrens (Emily Cartwright); 5, YVCC, Espinoza (Paulina Aguilar); 6, YVCC, Aguilar.

Second half: 7, PCC (scorer not available); 8, YVCC, (scorer not available).

Saves: Not available.​

Aug 27
YVCC soccer falls to Green River

​Yakima Herald Republic

TUKWILA, Wash. — Vidiriana Moreno made five saves for Yakima Valley in the Yaks’ women’s soccer opener Tuesday night against Green River, but YVCC nonetheless fell 2-0 in a nonconference match at the Starfire complex

Brandy Sinclair and Monica Whitfield scored in each half for the Gators.

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Aug 23
Study: State college graduation levels won't meet Washington wine program demands

​Tri-City Herald

Current graduation levels for Washington viticulture and enology programs aren't enough to meet the demand of a steadily growing industry.

As many as 212 people with bachelor degrees and 260 people with associate degrees could be needed to fill new positions in the next four years, according to a study by Agri-Business Consultants of Prosser.

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Aug 13
Applications being accepted for YVCC 4-year business management degree

​The Grandview Herald

Yakima - Beginning this fall, Yakima Valley Community College will offer a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Business Management. 

This program, which is available on the Grandview campus, is designed for prospective students who have earned an associate's degree and need a pathway to pursue a bachelor's degree. 

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Aug 13
YVCC Grandview to host truck driving training

​The Grandview Herald

Grandview Campus - Yakima Valley Community College will host truck driver training from Sept. 8-Oct. 10. YVCC's Truck Driver Training course consists of a five-week training program.

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Aug 13
YVCC announces new positions for four-year business degree

​The Grandview Herald

Yakima- Yakima Valley Community College has annouced the appointment of three employees for the college's new Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Business Management Program.

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Aug 11
YVCC starting business management degree program

​Yakima Herald Republic

Yakima Valley Community College is accepting applications for a new bachelor’s degree program in business management.

Classes, which will be offered at the Yakima and Grandview campuses, meet once a week for two hours, with additional interaction online. The program can be completed in two years with full-time enrollment (15 credits per quarter), but part-time enrollment is permitted.

The college also has created several new positions with the launch of the program:

 Christi Kitt, full-time instructor, has worked in marketing, property development and construction and also has been a part-time instructor in YVCC’s business administration department for the last eight years.

 Joe Young, program coordinator, previously worked as worker retraining coordinator at Walla Walla Community College and adjunct professor at Rockford Career College in Rockford, Ill. He also served as store manager for General Nutrition Center in Yakima.

 Luis A. López, director of baccalaureate of applied science programs, will oversee the new business management program as well as research and develop new opportunities for additional applied science programs at the college. He previously worked as plant controller for KapStone Container (formerly Longview Fibre) in Yakima, controller for the city of Redmond, Ore., and as state auditor for the state Auditor’s Office in Yakima.

For more information about the program, go to www.yvcc.edu/bachelors or call program coordinator Joe Young at 509-574-4772.


Aug 07
Wine industry awards students

​Basin Business Journal

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation has awarded $24,000 in scholarships to eight students hoping to join the Washington wine industry following their studies in grape and wine related fields. The funds were awarded from three scholarships: the Walter J. Clore Scholarship, the Horse Heaven Hills Wine Growers Scholarship and the WWIF Foundation Fund Scholarship.

The Walter J. Clore scholarship was started in 1997 by the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers to recognize and honor the research and lifetime achievements of Dr. Clore. This year a total of $8,000 was distributed in scholarships to five future students. The recipients are:

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Aug 01
Grandview entrepreneurs to get a boost with new business incubator

​KIMA TV

GRANDVIEW, Wash. -- Local business owners in Grandview are about to get a boost. The port district plans to set up an incubator. It will give some up-and-coming companies a chance to grow. KIMA got a peek at the facility.

At the end of Wallace Way sits an empty building. The Port of Grandview has big plans for it.

"The port is really excited about the opportunity," said Executive Director, Jessica Hansen.

The port is buying it to turn into a food and beverage incubator with goodies for sale: definitely wine, maybe beer and food.

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Aug 01
School News: Aug. 1, 2014

​Yakima Herald Republic

Graduations

 Yakima Valley Community College students receiving their associate of arts (AA), associate of science (AS), associate of applied science (AAS), associate of business (AB) and other degrees, include the following. Honors graduates are noted with an asterisk; high honors with two asterisks. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society students are noted with a plus sign.

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