About Community Relations

Community Relations Department handles the communications, public relations, website design, and publications on-campus.
msmith@yvcc.edu

Upgrade your skills and prepare for a new career at Yakima Valley College

Displaced workers can receive assistance upgrading skills, preparing for new careers at Yakima Valley College With the economy recovering, now is a great time for Yakima Valley workers whose employment was disrupted by the pandemic to upgrade their skills and prepare for a new career. Yakima Valley College offers a variety of support programs for [...]

2021-11-10T10:47:55-08:00November 10, 2021|

Aspen Institute honors Yakima Valley College as top 150 community college

Aspen Institute honors Yakima Valley College as top 150 community college WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Aspen Institute named Yakima Valley College one of 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America's community colleges. Colleges selected for [...]

2021-11-02T17:05:15-07:00November 3, 2021|

Yakima Valley College celebrates first-generation students this November

Yakima Valley College celebrates first-generation students this November On November 8, Yakima Valley College is joining thousands of colleges across the country participating in the National First-Generation College Celebration. Throughout the month of November, the college will celebrate the success and resilience of first-generation students. Since its founding nearly a century ago, one of the [...]

2021-10-22T10:53:38-07:00October 28, 2021|

Yakima Valley College announces in-person and hybrid offerings for Winter Quarter

Yakima Valley College announces in-person and hybrid offerings for Winter Quarter This winter quarter, Yakima Valley College will offer approximately one-third of classes in either a fully on-campus or hybrid format as it continues to phase-in more face-to-face instruction. Numerous online class options will continue to be available in winter quarter for those who prefer [...]

2021-10-25T10:53:46-07:00October 25, 2021|

Yakima Valley College to return more in-person classes during Winter Quarter 2022

Yakima Valley College to return more in-person classes during Winter Quarter 2022 Yakima Valley College will bring additional classes and student services back to its campuses during Winter Quarter 2022, the college announced today, continuing its phase-in of more in-person operations. For winter quarter, YVC President Linda Kaminski said the college’s goal is to offer [...]

2021-10-15T08:53:35-07:00October 11, 2021|

YVC hosts drive-through college and resource fairs on October 20

YVC hosts drive-through college and resource fairs on October 20 Yakima Valley College’s CAMP (College Assistance Migrant Program) is hosting drive-through College/Resource Fairs on Wednesday, October 20 on both the Yakima and Grandview campuses. The public fairs will connect CAMP Scholars, YVC students and local high school students with representatives from colleges and universities. Participating [...]

2021-10-15T08:53:36-07:00October 7, 2021|

Yakima Valley College Offers Flagger Certification Trainings

Yakima Valley College Offers Flagger Certification Trainings Yakima Valley College announces upcoming Flagger Certification Trainings. Trainings will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021; Friday, November 19, 2021; and Friday, December 10, 2021. Each one-day training will be held from 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on YVC’s Yakima Campus - Skills Center, Building 32, Room [...]

2021-10-15T08:53:36-07:00October 4, 2021|

YVC hosts virtual financial aid workshops to help students gain access to money for college

YVC hosts virtual financial aid workshops to help students gain access to money for college Starting in October, Yakima Valley College will host several virtual financial aid workshops to help students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). Workshops will be [...]

2021-10-15T08:53:36-07:00October 1, 2021|

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa to give October 8 talk

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa to give October 8 talk Yakima, Wash. — Emmy Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa will give a public talk on October 8 sponsored by Yakima Valley College and other Washington state community colleges as part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of the Peabody Award-winning public radio show [...]

2021-10-15T08:53:37-07:00October 1, 2021|

New funding supports YVC students impacted by pandemic

New funding supports YVC students impacted by pandemic Yakima, Wash. — Hundreds of Yakima Valley College students whose finances were adversely impacted by the COVID pandemic will benefit from a recent $1.9 million federal grant provided through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. Jennifer Ernst, vice president for instruction and student services, said [...]

2021-10-15T08:53:37-07:00September 28, 2021|
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