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Community Relations Department handles the communications, public relations, website design, and publications on-campus.
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YVC Upward Bound student Lupita Reyes earns NAEOP achievement award

YVC Upward Bound student Lupita Reyes earns NAEOP achievement award Yakima Valley College’s Upward Bound (UB) program is excited to announce that student Lupita Reyes of Toppenish has been awarded the FON Scholarship Achievement Award from the Northwest Association Educational Opportunity Programs (NAEOP). This competitive scholarship is open to students involved in TRIO programs in [...]

2021-07-22T06:50:37-07:00July 22, 2021|

YVC Students Participate in Community-Based Summer Research Projects

YVC Students Participate in Community-Based Summer Research Projects This summer more than 30 Yakima Valley College STEM students are engaged in community-based research projects — developing hands-on, practical skills while also studying issues of interest to local communities and industries. The research projects provide YVC students with valuable experience both in the lab and in [...]

2021-07-20T07:00:05-07:00July 20, 2021|

YVC Names Andrea as Head Women’s Basketball Coach

YVC Names Andrea as Head Women's Basketball Coach Yakima, Wash. - Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce that Robin Andrea has been selected as the new Head Women’s Basketball Coach for the Yaks. Andrea will begin formal duties immediately. "Being named Head Women’s Basketball Coach at YVC is an incredible opportunity for which I [...]

2021-07-19T14:11:50-07:00July 19, 2021|

Journal Article Highlights Role Community Colleges Play in Developing University Researchers

Journal Article Highlights Role Community Colleges Play in Developing University Researchers Ellensburg, Wash. — Faculty members from Central Washington University and Yakima Valley College (YVC) came together this spring to publish a Council for Undergraduate Research journal article that examined the insights gleaned from a five-year observation of YVC’s ongoing Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE). [...]

2021-07-12T06:21:59-07:00July 12, 2021|

Yakima Valley Vintners to open Tasting Room on Yakima Campus in July

Yakima Valley Vintners to open Tasting Room on Yakima Campus in July Yakima Valley Vintners (YVV), Yakima Valley College’s teaching winery, will open its second tasting room in July, bringing its award-winning wines to a new location on the college’s Yakima Campus. Starting Friday, July 2, YVV’s Yakima Tasting Room will be open Fridays and [...]

2021-06-22T15:37:53-07:00June 23, 2021|

As region faces shortage of pharmacy technicians, Yakima Valley College aims to meet demand

As region faces shortage of pharmacy technicians, Yakima Valley College aims to meet demand With an aging population leading to increased demand for prescription medications and new medications for more diseases becoming available, the demand on pharmacies continues to grow. Yet pharmacies in the Yakima Valley and across the nation are having difficulty finding enough [...]

2021-06-21T12:46:09-07:00June 22, 2021|

Annual exhibition showcases student and faculty artwork

Annual exhibition showcases student and faculty artwork The Larson Gallery presents the annual Yakima Valley College Department of Visual Art (DoVA) exhibition. The show presents artwork, created within the past two years, by YVC students. Student work is chosen from Spring and Fall quarters of 2019, Winter quarter of 2020, Spring and Fall quarters of [...]

2021-06-18T08:05:13-07:00June 16, 2021|

YVC Foundation Awards $770,000 in Scholarships for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

YVC Foundation Awards $770,000 in Scholarships for the 2021-2022 Academic Year The Yakima Valley College Foundation is excited to award 220 Yakima Valley College Students with scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. The average scholarship award per student is $3,500. Foundation President Mary Sundquist noted that as post-secondary credentials become ever more essential to preparing [...]

2021-06-14T09:21:18-07:00June 14, 2021|

YVC Choir releases virtual performance of ‘Home’

YVC Choir releases virtual performance of ‘Home’ Yakima Valley College’s Choir program, under the leadership of Music Instructor Steven Slusher, is excited to release a virtual performance of the song “Home,” the debut single from American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. "While continuing to be almost entirely online, I've had to find innovative ways to [...]

2021-06-18T08:07:40-07:00June 10, 2021|

Yakima Valley College Foundation selects Lisa Dominguez for the Robert M. Leadon Excellence in Teaching Award

Yakima Valley College Foundation selects Lisa Dominguez for the Robert M. Leadon Excellence in Teaching Award Yakima, Wash. — The Yakima Valley College Foundation is excited to announce the selection of Allied Health Instructor Lisa Dominguez as the 2021 recipient of the Robert M. Leadon Excellence in Teaching Award. The award was established by Velekanje [...]

2021-05-28T14:07:23-07:00June 9, 2021|
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