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

Speaker Colin Ryan blends financial advice with comedy in Feb. 28 talk

Speaker Colin Ryan blends financial advice with comedy in Feb. 28 talk Yakima Valley College will host financial speaker Colin Ryan for the talk “A Comedic Guide to Money Management” on Tuesday, February 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the Hopf Union Building (HUB), #9, MLK Room. Featured everywhere from NPR and PBS to the Moth [...]

2023-01-23T09:01:32-08:00January 24, 2023|

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

YVC offers information sessions to learn about Bachelor of Applied Science Programs Community members are invited to learn more about Yakima Valley College’s Bachelor of Applied Science Degree programs during information sessions taking place on February 8, March 1, May 3 and August 9. YVC’s programs are designed for prospective students who have earned an [...]

2023-01-23T09:25:08-08:00January 23, 2023|

Enrollment continues to grow in winter quarter

Yakima Valley College enrollment continues to grow in winter quarter Enrollment at Yakima Valley College has increased by 15.4% in Winter 2023 compared to Winter 2022 as the institution continued returning more in-person classes and student services to its campuses and learning centers. The college’s total full-time equivalent student enrollment stands at 2,900 in Winter [...]

2023-01-18T12:19:44-08:00January 18, 2023|

Vineyard & Winery Technology Program earn honors at the Great Northwest Wine Platinum competition

Vineyard & Winery Technology Program earn honors at the Great Northwest Wine Platinum competition Yakima Valley Vintners (YVV), Yakima Valley College’s teaching winery, received multiple honors at the prestigious 2022 Great Northwest Wine Platinum Competition. YVV’s 2017 Red Backpack Red Wine received double platinum while the 2018 Dean’s List Merlot and 2017 Senioritis Red Blend [...]

2023-01-17T15:44:20-08:00January 18, 2023|

Application Days set for Feb. 15 & 16 in Yakima and Grandview

Application Days set for Feb. 15 & 16 in Yakima and Grandview Community members looking to get ahead by earning their degree or certificate can get hands-on assistance getting started at Yakima Valley College during Application Days taking place February 15 and 16. During the Application Days, new students can get one-on-one assistance completing their [...]

2023-01-20T16:19:27-08:00January 12, 2023|

YVC announces graduates for fall quarter 2022

YVC announces graduates for fall quarter 2022 Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce graduates for fall quarter 2022. This quarter YVC awarded degrees and certificates, including bachelor of applied science, transfer degrees, professional/technical degrees and certificates, to more than 60 students. Included is a list of graduates by city and their degree/certificate earned. YVC [...]

2023-01-09T10:33:43-08:00January 9, 2023|

Running Start Program offers information nights for local high school students

Running Start Program offers information nights for local high school students Yakima Valley College’s Running Start Program will host information nights for current high school sophomores and juniors and their parents to learn how the program can enable them to earn up to two years of college credit tuition-free. The meetings will take place both [...]

2023-01-06T09:40:17-08:00January 5, 2023|

Winter Talk Series focuses on conservation of rare plants in January 17 event

Winter Talk Series focuses on conservation of rare plants in January 17 event Yakima Valley College, in collaboration with the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy, will kick off its 2023 Winter Talk Series with a January presentation exploring the unique forces that shape the evolution of plants in the Columbia Plateau. The series explores current issues related [...]

2022-12-20T09:50:17-08:00January 4, 2023|

Third party comments open for YVC’s Dental Hygiene Program accreditation

Third party comments open for YVC’s Dental Hygiene Program accreditation Yakima Valley College’s Dental Hygiene Program is currently participating in the accreditation process through the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). CODA formally evaluates accredited programs, like YVC’s, at regular intervals. The complete standards can be found on the CODA website. Third party comments may be submitted [...]

2023-01-03T12:15:53-08:00January 3, 2023|

YVC hosts Financial Literacy — Scholarship Workshop

YVC hosts Financial Literacy — Scholarship Workshop Yakima Valley College’s Financial Literacy program is providing a public workshop on scholarships presented by STEM Director Cristy Rasmussen. Do you have questions about where to find scholarships? Have you struggled with how to write a compelling essay to accompany your scholarship application? Would you like to learn [...]

2022-12-20T10:36:47-08:00January 3, 2023|
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