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Students talk to radiology club member

Campus Scenes | Summer 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, members of YVC’s Image Makers Club talk to students about opportunities in the radiology sciences program during Spring Fling. 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

Student decorates pot
A student decorates a pot in the HUB as part of Earth Day activities sponsored by ASYVC.
Instructor talks to students in nutrition classroom
Nutrition Instructor Stephanie Ahlgren talks to students about meal planning on a budget during an April event as part of the college's Financial Literacy Month activities.
Wine program students pour wine
Students in YVC's agriculture and wine programs pour wine for guests during the annual Grape to Glass Gala in May. This year's gala raised nearly $12,000 toward scholarships for students in the college's wine program.
Student poses during fashion show
A student model poses during the college's Rodeo Drive Fashion Show on May 9. The event, sponsored by ASYVC and the Financial Literacy program, introduced students to thrift shopping for business attire at YVC's free clothing resource, Rodeo Drive.
Jazz musicians talk
The Yakima Valley College Jazz Ensemble joined guest artists from the band Sonando for the annual Spring Latin Jazz Concert on May 12, preceded by a demonstration and discussion on “What is Latin Jazz?” in the Kendall Hall Auditorium.
Speaker talks to students
Novelist and memoirist Reyna Grande speaks to students as part of YVC's 2023 Diversity Series. Grande, author of the bestselling memoir “The Distance Between Us” and its sequel “A Dream Called Home,” spoke to students on both the Yakima and Grandview campuses.
Students post in front of OMSI sign
STEM students, along with STEM Director Cristy Rasmussen and STEM Navigator Vanessa Tucker, pose at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) during an early April trip to Portland to attend a conference of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program. Students attended sessions, networked with other LSAMP students as well as distinguished presenters. Students visited OMSI during a reception with industry leaders to learn more about job opportunities, while also attending conference sessions and networking with other LSAMP students and distinguished presenters.
Student with microphone speaks
Students in YVC's College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) discuss their experiences attending a national conference held in Chicago during a year-end banquet for CAMP students in the YVC Conference Center on May 31.