Over more than 40 years, Upward Bound (UB) at Yakima Valley College (YVC) has helped hundreds of students from low-income and first-generation backgrounds — like Edith Rangel, who graduated from Sunnyside High school in 2019 — reach their college dreams.
YVC’s 2020-2021 Diversity Series Kicks Off with a Conversation on History Yakima, WA — YVC’s 2020-2021 Diversity Series kicks off with a virtual conversation with award-winning writer, educator and poet Dr. Clint Smith. The free event, titled "History Reimagined," will be held on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PST. Register for the [...]
Registration remains open for Fall 2020 College and Career Readiness classes Yakima, WA - Prepare for your future with YVC’s College and Career Readiness (CCR) Division! Learn English as a Second Language, earn your GED, or finish your High School Diploma. Classes are online during the Fall 2020 Quarter, with laptops available for loan to [...]
YVC Cancels Fall Quarter Sports Programming Yakima, WA - In response to the NWAC’s recent announcement of its Return to Play Guidelines for Fall Sports, Yakima Valley College has examined the effect of the NWAC guidelines on the college’s planned programming and the impact of the NWAC guidelines on YVC’s students, staff, and faculty as [...]
YVC Celebrates 91st Graduating Class on June 19, 2020 Yakima, WA-Yakima Valley College will present its 91st Graduating Class on June 19, 2020 at 7:00pm with an online, live-streamed event, titled “A Celebration of our Graduates.” The graduating class of 2020 includes 1,005 students ranging in age 16 to 78. Thirteen of the students are [...]
YVC Graduates First Cohort of Students in BAS-TE Program Yakima, WA – YVC is excited to announce the first 25 students who have earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education degree. Starting in 2018, YVC welcomed a diverse inaugural cohort of students, many of whom are YVC graduates and members of the Yakima [...]
Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce the students who received honor roll status on the President’s or Dean’s List for Winter Quarter 2020. Included are the standards for these honors as well as the list of students.
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YVC Offers Limited In-person Instructional Activities Starting May 11th Yakima, WA - As the governor pursues a phased approach to re-opening Washington’s economy, community colleges, like YVC, are now allowed to conduct some very limited in-person instructional activities. These activities are only possible for a small group of Workforce Education Division (WED) programs and are [...]
With the COVID-19 public health crisis forcing the cancellation of many community events, Yakima Valley College is taking an innovative approach to celebrating commencement this spring. Rather than an in-person ceremony, YVC will host an online, live-streamed event, titled “A Celebration of our Graduates” on the college’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.