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”.

YVC’s Nursing program hosts virtual public meeting on accreditation

YVC’s Nursing program hosts virtual public meeting on accreditation Yakima, Wash. — Yakima Valley College’s Nursing program will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The community is invited to attend the virtual meeting and share comments about YVC’s program [...]

2021-01-15T15:19:35-08:00January 15, 2021|

YVC offers virtual information sessions to learn about Bachelor of Applied Science Programs

YVC offers virtual information sessions to learn about Bachelor of Applied Science Programs Yakima, Wash. — Yakima Valley College will offer three upcoming virtual information sessions for its Bachelor of Applied Science Degree programs in business management, information technology, teacher education and dental hygiene. The programs are designed for prospective students who have earned an [...]

2021-01-13T08:55:36-08:00January 13, 2021|

Yakima Valley College workforce programs receive nearly $200,000 in CARES Act funding

Yakima Valley College workforce programs receive nearly $200,000 in CARES Act funding YAKIMA, Wash. — Workforce-related programs at Yakima Valley College have received nearly $200,000 in federal CARES Act funding to support their recovery from disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding, which come from the Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) funds provided by [...]

2021-01-08T09:35:30-08:00January 11, 2021|

YVC Announces Online Learning Extension through Summer Quarter 2021

YVC Announces Online Learning Extension through Summer Quarter 2021 Yakima, Wash. — Based on Yakima County’s current COVID data, Yakima Valley College has made the decision to continue to offer classes virtually through the 2021 spring and summer quarters. Current exceptions for some in-person labs related to specific workforce programs will continue. “Our main priority [...]

2021-01-11T11:39:29-08:00January 11, 2021|

YVC’s Vineyard & Winery Technology Program Wins 6 Awards at the 21st Annual Wine Press Northwest Platinum Competition

YVC’s Vineyard & Winery Technology Program Wins 6 Awards at the 21st Annual Wine Press Northwest Platinum Competition Grandview, Wash. — Yakima Valley Vintners (YVV), Yakima Valley College’s teaching winery, recently received several awards at the 21st Annual Wine Press Northwest Platinum Competition. YVC’s hands-on learning program produces between 400-700 cases of wine per year. [...]

2021-01-06T13:25:22-08:00January 7, 2021|

YVC Diversity Series features speaker on Indigenous wisdom, science and mothering

YVC Diversity Series features speaker on Indigenous wisdom, science and mothering Yakima, Wash. – Yakima Valley College’s 2020-2021 Diversity Series continues with a virtual conversation featuring Robin Wall Kimmerer, a scientist, decorated professor, author and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. The free event will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 from 11:30 [...]

2021-01-06T11:13:01-08:00January 6, 2021|

Yakima Valley College Offers Flagger Certification Trainings

Yakima Valley College Offers Flagger Certification Trainings Yakima, Wash. — Yakima Valley College announces upcoming Flagger Certification Trainings. Trainings will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021; Friday, February 12, 2021; and Friday, March 19, 2021. Each one-day training will be held from 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on YVC’s Yakima Campus - Skills Center, [...]

2020-12-18T12:37:47-08:00December 23, 2020|

YVC’s Transforming Lives Nominee Lizbeth Ochoa

YVC’s Transforming Lives Nominee Lizbeth Ochoa Olympia, Wash. –  A single mother who overcame homelessness to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher is Yakima Valley College’s nominee for Washington state’s Transforming Lives Award. Each year, the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) Awards Committee  recognizes the accomplishments of nominees from each of the state’s [...]

2020-12-15T12:11:22-08:00December 21, 2020|

Yakima Valley College hosts virtual grand opening for West Campus project

Yakima Valley College hosts virtual grand opening for West Campus project Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College is excited to announce the completion of the West Campus project on the Yakima Campus. The $22.7 million project first began in the fall of 2017 when the State Board of Community and Technical [...]

2021-01-08T08:59:35-08:00December 7, 2020|
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