About communityrelations

Community Relations Department handles the communications, public relations, website design, and publications on-campus. All print projects distributed to students or the community must be approved by the Community relations Department.​ Looking to promote your department or event? We can help with photography services, media relations, graphic design, and more. There is no cost for our services; however, costs may be incurred when printing materials or dealing with outside vendors. Need help brainstorming your marketing strategies, publications, and materials? Do you have a YVC story that needs to be told? Community Relations Department is the Yakima Valley College’s in-house marketing and communications “agency”.

Yakima Valley College provides research opportunities to undergraduate students

Yakima Valley College provides research opportunities to undergraduate students Yakima, Wash. — Yakima Valley College continues to be a leader among Washington state community colleges in offering research opportunities to undergraduate students. Since 2012 YVC has collaborated with area 4-year institutions and community partners to help nearly 200 students participate in hands-on projects not [...]

2021-04-19T12:07:41-07:00April 19, 2021|

Yakima Valley College Announces Online Learning Extension through Fall Quarter 2021

Yakima Valley College Announces Online Learning Extension through Fall Quarter 2021 Yakima, Wash. — Yakima Valley College will continue to offer most classes virtually through the 2021 fall quarter. Current exceptions for some in-person labs related to specific workforce programs will continue. The decision to continue mostly virtual learning is based on the state’s restrictions [...]

2021-04-14T09:35:27-07:00April 14, 2021|

Low-cost dental care available through Yakima Valley College Dental Clinic

Low-cost dental care available through Yakima Valley College Dental Clinic Prospective patients may call 509.574.4917 to schedule an appointment. Yakima, Wash. — Yakima Valley College Dental Hygiene students are looking for patients in need of affordable dental care. Students will be conducting a dental screening clinic from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Monday, April 12, [...]

2021-04-02T08:06:48-07:00April 2, 2021|

Three YVC students to participate in national program for future health professionals

Three YVC students to participate in national program for future health professionals Yakima, Wash. — Three of Yakima Valley College’s STEM students have been selected as scholars in the Summer Health Profession Education Program (SHPEP), a national program that aims to increase diversity in health professions and thereby improve access to quality health care. Students [...]

2021-03-31T08:33:12-07:00March 31, 2021|

Bodeen retires as softball coach

Bodeen retires as softball coach Yakima, Wash. — Yakima Valley College has announced that Head Softball Coach Chuck Bodeen will be retiring from coaching at the conclusion of the 2021 softball season. “We are very thankful and appreciative for all of Chuck’s efforts he put into running the softball program at YVC. He was instrumental [...]

2021-03-24T12:39:14-07:00March 24, 2021|

YVC receives more than $300,000 to provide financial assistance to undocumented students

YVC receives more than $300,000 to provide financial assistance to undocumented students Yakima, WA — Yakima Valley College has received a $321,850 grant to provide financial aid to undocumented students who are residents of Washington state during the Spring 2021 Quarter. The funding, provided through the state’s Emergency Relief Grant program signed into law in [...]

2021-03-15T09:00:28-07:00March 15, 2021|

Yakima Valley College to participate in spring sports programming

Yakima Valley College to participate in spring sports programming Yakima, WA – Based on consideration of Northwest Athletic Conference Return to Play Safety Protocols and Washington State’s Higher Education Reopening Plan, Yakima Valley College has determined that all six of its athletic teams will be able to participate in an abbreviated season during the Spring [...]

2021-03-12T16:56:43-08:00March 12, 2021|

English Language Acquisition classes offer affordable pathway to help students achieve goals

English Language Acquisition classes offer affordable pathway to help students achieve goals Yakima, Wash. – One year into the pandemic, local community colleges across the nation continue to see a significant drop in the number of students who are working to develop basic English skills. While enrollment in Yakima Valley College's English Language Acquisition (ELA) [...]

2021-03-12T10:01:27-08:00March 12, 2021|

YVC Announces 2021 All-Washington Academic Team Members

YVC Announces 2021 All-Washington Academic Team Members Yakima, Wash. – A student who has a passion for public service and another who wants to give back to the community are this year’s Yakima Valley College nominees for the All-USA Academic Team competition and both are automatically named to the All-Washington Academic Team. Each year, Yakima [...]

2021-03-11T09:57:01-08:00March 11, 2021|

Basic Food Employment and Training program expands to assist additional students

Basic Food Employment and Training program expands to assist additional students Yakima, Wash. — More recipients of Basic Food (SNAP) in Washington State will be able to take advantage of Yakima Valley College’s Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) program with an expansion of eligibility to include transfer students. BFET provides services to Basic Food [...]

2021-03-09T16:23:21-08:00March 9, 2021|
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