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Actors on stage in the roles of "The Simpsons" characters.

Campus Scenes | Spring 2023

In this edition of “Campus Scenes,” you’ll enjoy a journey through a variety of images of life at Yakima Valley College’s campuses and learning centers. Above, actors perform in the Drama Department’s production of “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play” during winter quarter. If you take a photo of an event or activity at YVC that you’d like to submit for consideration in a future “Campus Scenes” gallery, please email

College students pet dog
Students take a break from their finals in December 2022 to spend some time with furry friends. Raymond Library hosted therapy dogs from the organization Love on a Leash in December 2022.
Female high school student types on laptop computer
Sunnyside High School student Kellee Fox takes an agriculture aptitude test during an Agriculture Open House at YVC's Grandview Campus on March 21, 2023. Students from Sunnyside and Grandview high schools participated in a variety of workshops related to agriculture topics and careers during the morning, followed by a public open house in the evening.
Young boy plays with Van de Graaff generator
A young boy learns about electricity while playing with a Van de Graaff generator during STEM Day on the Yakima Campus. Hundreds of children learned about science, technology, math and engineering during the event on January 7, 2023.
College student reads poem during open mic event.
A student reads a poem during "CoolSpeak," hosted by YVC's College Assistance Migrant Program on February 18.
Woman looks at pottery
A woman browses through a variety of functional and sculptural work created by students and faculty during the Yakima Valley College’s Art Department Semi-Annual Clay Sale on March 10. All proceeds supported YVC’s Art Department.
College student orders coffee at cafe.
English Language Acquisition students practice their speaking skills by ordering coffee at Sopho's Mojo in Sundquist Hall in February 2023. Sopho's Mojo opened at the beginning of Winter Quarter 2023.
Man speaks others in a conference room
Jordan Wilson, center, speaks during an International Student Reception hosted by the YVC Foundation on January 10, 2023. Wilson, from the Cayman Islands, and other YVC international students shared their experiences at the college and discussed their future plans.
Woman reads during a poetry reading event
Washington writer Dayna Patterson reads her work during LiTFuse Poetry Collab at Raymond Library on February 23, 2023.
Speaker talks to students
Financial literacy expert Colin Ryan talks to students during a February 28 event. Ryan, author of “A Comedic Guide to Money,” spoke to students as part of YVC’s Financial Literacy program and hosted in partnership with the Associated Students of Yakima Valley College.
Woman views art in gallery
A visitor views artwork in the Larson Gallery exhibition “Böts.” The exhibit features works by Steve Jensen exploring the universal image of the boat and its representation of journeying. “Böts” is on display at Larson Gallery March 11 – April 15, 2023.
Actors portraying characters from "The Simpsons" on stage
Actors perform a scene in the Drama Department's production of “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play” during winter quarter. Left to right are Greyson Malsam (Sam/Bart), Aimee Hostetler (Quincy/Marge/Edna), Noah Price (Matt/Homer) and Kaitlyn Rodriguez (Maria/Lisa).