During the past five years, 76 Yakima Valley College faculty and staff have completed projects through ESCALA, a professional learning initiative focused on improving learning experiences for students at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Following an in-depth workshop focused on understanding the needs and
Upward Bound (UB) alumni Esther Estrada and Karla Villanueva recently attended the Council for Opportunity in Education Conference hosted by the Washington State TRIO Association. Both students were selected to advocate for TRIO programs on behalf of Washington State. The
YVC received a $321,850 grant to provide financial aid to undocumented students who are residents of Washington state during the Spring 2021 Quarter. The funding, provided through the state’s Emergency Relief Grant program, supports resident undocumented individuals who demonstrate financial
Every Wednesday during the 2020-21 academic year, KUNW’s Orgullo Comunitario segment features a Latino student from YVC, Columbia Basin College, Heritage University or Central Washington University. In the segments, viewers learn more about each student’s academic program, personal interests and
For Sunnyside High School and YVC Running Start student Larissa Leon, duct tape opened a world of possibilities for fashion and earned her a $10,000 scholarship.
New offerings will delve into the histories and stories of the vibrant and thriving Indigenous cultures across North America.
For YVC Alumni Ines Garcia, whose family migrated to the United States in the early ‘90s, spreading community and love through good food is in her blood. The result is Garcia’s Kitchen, a catering business and food provider located