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YVC to Unveil Parker Faller Field Plaques

YVC to Unveil Parker Faller Field Plaques Yakima, WA – The namesakes of Parker Faller Field will be honored on Saturday, October 20, at the field on the campus of Yakima Valley College.  A scrimmage between YVC and Central Washington University is scheduled for 11 AM with the ceremony to take place at the main entrance of the field at 10:45am. Players and coaches will participate in the unveiling of [...]

October 19, 2018|

YVC Playmasters Presents Dead Man’s Cell Phone

YVC Playmasters Presents Dead Man’s Cell Phone   Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College Playmasters presents Dead Man’s Cell Phone. Performances will be held November 8-10, 2018 & November 16-17, 2018 at 7:30pm and November 18, 2018 at 2:00pm in Kendall Hall, Building 12, Auditorium. General admission tickets can be purchased in advance online at the price of $10.00.  Discounted student tickets sold at the box office before the performance [...]

October 18, 2018|

YVC Honor Roll Summer Quarter 2018

YVC Honor Roll Summer Quarter 2018 Yakima, WA - Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce the students who received honor roll status on the President’s or Dean’s List for Summer Quarter 2018. Included are the standards for these honors as well as the list of students. Scholastic Standards Each quarter the college recognizes outstanding academic achievement by placing students on the President’s List or the Dean’s List. Each of [...]

October 11, 2018|

YVC hosts FAFSA/WASFA Workshops to Help Students Gain Access to Money for College

YVC hosts FAFSA/WASFA Workshops to Help Students Gain Access to Money for College Yakima, WA- Yakima Valley College will host FAFSA/WASFA workshops this fall to help students complete either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). Workshops will be held on both the Yakima and the Grandview campuses. Volunteers will be available to help students and answer questions. These workshops [...]

October 5, 2018|

Yakima Valley College Offers Flagger Certification Trainings

Yakima Valley College Offers Flagger Certification Trainings October 12th, November 9th, December 7th   Yakima, WA- Yakima Valley College will offer Flagger Certification Trainings on Friday, October 12, 2018, Friday, November 9, 2018 and Friday, December 7, 2018. All one-day trainings will be held from 8:00am-4:00pm on YVC’s Yakima Campus - Skills Center, Building 32, Room 106. The training provides certification for work zone traffic control flaggers. The tuition fee [...]

September 18, 2018|

Yakima Valley College Dental Clinic Looking for Patients

Yakima Valley College Dental Clinic Looking for Patients Yakima, WA- Yakima Valley College Dental Hygiene students are looking for patients. Dental Hygiene students will be conducting a dental screening clinic from 8:00am-12:00pm on Wednesday October 3, 2018. Prospective patients may call 509.574.4917 to schedule an appointment. To learn more about the YVC Dental Hygiene Program, visit: www.yvcc.edu/dentalhygiene. Services provided at YVC’s Clinic include dental exams, teeth cleaning, x-rays, and fillings. [...]

September 17, 2018|

New Teacher Education Program Debuts at Yakima Valley College

New Teacher Education Program Debuts at Yakima Valley College Yakima, WA - Yakima Valley College hosts the opening session for its brand-new Teacher Education program Wednesday, August 8, as 31 students begin their journey towards a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Teacher Education. This new program was created in response to requests from local school district leaders, who identified an ever-increasing demand for teachers in our community. YVC welcomes [...]

August 2, 2018|

Graduates Spring Quarter 2018

YVC Graduates Spring Quarter 2018 Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce graduates for Spring Quarter 2018. Included are the general requirements for these degrees as well as the list of graduates and their degrees. General Education Requirements: A substantial core of general education is regarded as an essential component of all instructional programs. In order to meet general requirements, all candidates for degrees from YVC must have: A minimum [...]

July 24, 2018|

Honor Roll Spring Quarter 2018

YVC Honor Roll Spring Quarter 2018 Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce the students who received honor roll status on the President’s or Dean’s List for Spring Quarter 2018. Included are the standards for these honors as well as the list of students. Scholastic Standards Each quarter the college recognizes outstanding academic achievement by placing students on the President’s List or the Dean’s List. Each of the students who [...]

July 24, 2018|

YVC Wins Big at 35th Annual Washington State Wine Competition

YVC Wins Big at 35th Annual Washington Wine Competition Yakima Valley College’s Vineyard and Winery Technology Program hosted the 35th annual Washington State Wine Competition earlier this month. The event featured over 200 wine entries including a selection from YVC’s Teaching Winery, Yakima Valley Vintners. YVC’s 2015 Midterm Merlot, 2017 History Class Pinot Gris, and 2015 Dean’s List Primitivo all earned gold medals, while the 2017 Study Skills Chardonnay, 2015 [...]

June 27, 2018|

Summer Quarter CCR Classes

Summer Quarter CCR Classes at Yakima Valley College Register Now! 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 at various locations around the Yakima Valley, including Toppenish, Grandview and Ellensburg. Day and night classes allow flexibility for busy, working students. Now enrolling new students for summer quarter. Contact 509.574.6850 for more [...]

June 20, 2018|

YVC Celebrates 89th Commencement Ceremony

YVC Celebrates 89th Commencement Ceremony on June 15, 2018 Yakima Valley College will host its 89th Commencement Ceremony on June 15, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Yakima Valley SunDome. The graduating class of 2018 includes 1,086 students ranging in age 17 to 65. Seventeen of the students are veterans and 168 are Running Start students, simultaneously earning their high school diploma and an associate degree. The college will award a [...]

June 4, 2018|

Vintiques of Yakima Car Club Awards Scholarship to YVC Student Michael St. Hilaire

Vintiques of Yakima Car Club Awards Scholarship to YVC Student Michael St. Hilaire Michael St. Hilaire Yakima, WA – YVC’s Automotive Service Technology (AST) program is proud to announce that student Michael St. Hilaire has been selected to receive the 2018 Vintiques of Yakima Car Club Scholarship. The $500 unrestricted scholarship is awarded to a student who has an interest in or who is pursuing a career in [...]

May 21, 2018|

YVC Choirs Spring Tour Concert

YVC Choirs Spring Tour Concert Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College’s Music program presents the 2018 Spring Tour Concert featuring YVC Cadences, YVC College Choir and special guest artists Barbershop Harmony Yakima. The free event will take place Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 6:00pm in Kendall Hall, Building #12, Auditorium. After an exciting school year, which included Young Frankenstein the Musical, Dickens Christmas Carolers, and the revival of the Madrigal [...]

May 18, 2018|

Yakima Valley SCORE collaborates with YVC Business Club on a New Workshop Series

Yakima Valley SCORE collaborates with YVC Business Club on a New Workshop Series Updated 5/22/2018: This series has been cancelled. Please email beubanks@yvcc.edu with any questions. Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College’s Business Club, in partnership with Yakima Valley SCORE, is presenting a workshop series to help individuals start a new business. Are you currently working on the creation of a business venture and [...]

May 17, 2018|

YVC Hosts Latin Jazz Night with The Elspeth Savani Quintet

YVC Hosts Latin Jazz Night with The Elspeth Savani Quintet Yakima Valley College’s Music Program is excited to host The Elspeth Savani Quintet for a performance with YVC’s own Jazz Ensemble. The performance will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:30pm in Kendall Hall Auditorium, Building 12, Room 105. This event is free and open public. Donations will be accepted. The Elspeth Savani Quintet sound blends the traditional [...]

May 15, 2018|

Student Success Celebrated at YVC’s Grandview Campus

Grandview, WA – YVC’s College and Career Readiness Division is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of its students during a special completion ceremony. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 4:00pm in the Activity Center, Building #52, Room 109 on the Grandview Campus. The event will include General Equivalency Diploma (GED), High School 21+, English Language Acquisition, and Step Up to College completers. All are welcome [...]

May 14, 2018|

YVC Foundation Awards $665,500 in Scholarships

YVC Foundation Awards $665,500 in Scholarships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year Yakima, WA- The Yakima Valley College Foundation will host their annual Scholarship Award Ceremony on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 7:00pm in Sherar Gymnasium, Building 6. Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year, totaling $665,500, will be presented to 227 students by Foundation Board Members. The average scholarship award is $3,000. Since 1977, the YVC Foundation has worked to provide [...]

May 9, 2018|

YVC Student Creates Student Film Celebrating Campus Diversity

YVC Student Creates Student Film Celebrating Campus Diversity Harleen Kaur, a student at Yakima Valley College, has created a student film celebrating diversity on YVC’s campus. You can view Harleen’s video here: “Yakima Valley College” A Student Film (2018). About the project Harleen began by interviewing a wide variety of students, asking them about the ways in which they identify themselves. She then had her subjects write their identities [...]

May 7, 2018|

Vineyard & Winery Technology Program Take Double Golds at Seattle Wine Competition

Vineyard & Winery Technology Program Take Double Golds at Seattle Wine Competition Student Winemakers take Double Golds Grandview, WA- Yakima Valley Vintners (YVV), YVC’s teaching winery, submitted four wines and received four awards at the 2018 Seattle Wine Competition. YVC’s 2017 Textbook White Gewürztraminer received a double gold medal along with the 2015 Intern Tempranillo. The 2014 Primitivo and 2014 Science Fair Carménére each garnered gold medals. All award-winning wines submitted [...]

May 7, 2018|

Black Box Poetry Slam

Black Box Poetry Slam On Thursday, May 17, 2018, Yakima Valley College will host the annual Black Box Poetry Slam in the Parker Room of the Deccio Higher Education Center, Building 8, on the Yakima Campus. Doors open for sign up at 6:00pm, event will begin at 6:30pm. Admission is $2 cash, which becomes the prize pot for the top three artists. All forms of spoken word are welcome. Performers [...]

May 4, 2018|

Winter Quarter 2018 Graduates

Winter Quarter 2018 Graduates Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce graduates for Wall Quarter 2018. Included are the general requirements for these degrees as well as the list of graduates and their degrees. General Education Requirements A substantial core of general education is regarded as an essential component of all instructional programs. In order to meet general requirements, all candidates for degrees from YVC must have: A minimum of [...]

May 1, 2018|

Jazz Showcase

Jazz Showcase Yakima Valley College’s Music Program is excited to host the 2018 Jazz Showcase featuring highlights from this year’s YVC jazz students and faculty. Ensembles who will be performing include YVC Sax-o-bone Quartet, YVC Community Combo, and YVC Faculty Quintet. The showcase will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:30pm in Kendall Hall, Building 12, Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. Donations will [...]

May 1, 2018|

YVC Students Earn Honors at SkillsUSA Washington Winter Competition

YVC Students Earn Honors at SkillsUSA Washington Winter Competition From left; Spencer Ramos, RJ Johnson, Matt Bailey, and Sabino Rivera. Students from YVC’s Automotive Service Technology program recently received honors at the SkillsUSA Washington Winter Competition held at Green River Community College in Auburn, WA. These winning students can be made available for interviews and demonstrations inside YVC’s impressive Automotive Service Technology space. In total YVC brought home eight medals. [...]

April 19, 2018|

Honor Roll Winter Quarter 2018

Honor Roll Winter Quarter 2018 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 2018. Included are the standards for these honors as well as the list of students. Scholastic Standards Each quarter the college recognizes outstanding academic achievement by placing students on the President’s List or the Dean’s List. Each of the students who meets [...]

April 17, 2018|

2017-2018 Diversity Series The Ground We Stand

2017-2018 Diversity Series The Ground We Stand YVC’s 2017-2018 Diversity Series, The Ground We Stand, continues this spring. All events are free and open to the public. Please see the complete list of upcoming events below. Raúl Sánchez: Poet April 18-19, 2018 YVC’s Diversity Series hosts Sánchez for workshops and poetry readings on both the Yakima and Grandview campuses. On Wednesday, April 18 he will be on the Grandview Campus for a [...]

April 16, 2018|

Basic Skills Division Changes Name to College and Career Readiness

Basic Skills Division Changes Name to College and Career Readiness YVC’s Basic Skills Division has long served adults in our community seeking to increase basic proficiency in many areas, including life skills, work readiness, and communication in English. Now, the department will continue its mission under a new name: College & Career Readiness. “The name change was a faculty-led effort to change the connotations associated with Basic Skills,” stated College [...]

April 16, 2018|

11th Annual Grape to Glass Gala – A Winemaker’s Dinner

11th Annual Grape to Glass Gala - A Winemaker’s Dinner The Vineyard and Winery Technology Program at Yakima Valley College will host the 11th annual Grape to Glass Gala-A Winemaker’s Dinner on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 6:00-10:00pm. The event will benefit Vineyard & Winery Technology student scholarships. Held at the Grandview Activity Center, 401 West Second Street, Grandview, WA the event will include a dinner, wine tasting, a silent [...]

April 9, 2018|

Flagger Certification Trainings

Flagger Certification Trainings Yakima Valley College will offer Flagger Certification Trainings on Friday, April 20, 2018, Friday, May 11, 2018, and Thursday, June 21, 2018. All one-day trainings will be held from 8:00am-4:00pm on YVC’s Yakima Campus – Skills Center, Building 32, Room 106. The training provides certification for work zone traffic control flaggers. The tuition fee of $45 includes a flagger handbook, classroom instruction, and the opportunity to take [...]

April 5, 2018|

FAFSA/WASFA Workshops

YVC hosts FAFSA/WASFA Workshops to Help Students Gain Access to Money for College Yakima, WA- Yakima Valley College will host FAFSA/WASFA workshops this spring to help students complete either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). Workshops will be held on the Grandview Campus. Volunteers will be available to help students and answer questions. There is no cost to attend. [...]

April 5, 2018|

New Associate in Computer Science DTA/MRP

YVC Offers New Associate in Computer Science DTA/MRP Yakima, WA – Beginning Spring Quarter 2018, Yakima Valley College’s Information Technology Program offers students the opportunity to earn a new Associate in Computer Science Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA). This pathway will provide students with a solid foundation, preparing them for competitive computer science programs at universities in Washington state.  The new degree is designed to help meet the local need for [...]

April 5, 2018|

Jazz Improvisation Workshop with Dmitri Matheny

Yakima Valley College’s Music Program is excited to host Melodic Mastery, a jazz improvisation workshop by flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny. The workshop will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 1:00pm in Kendall Hall, Building 12, Room 120. Based on the teachings of his mentor, jazz legend Art Farmer, Matheny explores the mental processes that take place while playing a jazz solo and the skills required for true improvisation. This [...]

April 5, 2018|

Dental Hygiene Program Looking for Patients

Yakima, WA - Yakima Valley College Dental Hygiene students will be conducting a dental screening clinic from 8:00am to 12:00pm on Monday, March 26, 2018. They request patients between 18 and 45 years of age and who have not had a professional teeth cleaning for 3 or more years. Prospective patients may call 509.574.4917 to schedule an appointment. Patients pay a screening cost of $18.00, which includes a $9.00 credit [...]

March 13, 2018|

Basic Mountaineering

Yakima Valley College Offers a Course in Basic Mountaineering Yakima, WA-For outdoor enthusiasts, Yakima Valley College will offer a Basic Mountaineering Course this spring quarter in partnership with Central Washington Mountain Rescue. This class is offered as a self-support, community service, and non-credit course. 5655 REC 076 Basic Mountaineering; M 7:00-9:30pm The class will be held April 16 to June 23, 2018. There are six evening classes at YVC (April [...]

March 12, 2018|

YVC Announces the 2018 All-Washington Academic Team Members

 YVC Announces the 2018 All-Washington Academic Team Members: Rene Guevara and Antonio Valencia Yakima, WA - Yakima Valley College is proud to announce Rene Guevara and Antonio Valencia have been named members of the 2018 All-Washington Academic Team. They will be honored at the annual reception in Olympia on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at South Puget Sound Community College.   Name: Rene Guevara Age: 23 GPA: 3.75-3.84 Degree: Associate of [...]

March 8, 2018|

Dead Trees in the Forest: An Important Natural Resource

Yakima, WA- Yakima Valley College, in collaboration with the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy, presents the Winter Biology Lecture Series. Admission is free and open to the community. Dead Trees in the Forest: An Important Natural Resource Presenter: Jeff Kozma March 13, 2018 • 7:00pm • Glenn Anthon Hall, Building 4, Room 215 Jeff Kozma works as a Wildlife Biologist in the Timber Fish and Wildlife Program within the Dept. of Fisheries [...]

February 28, 2018|

Teach, Tour & Taste 2018

Grandview, WA– Yakima Valley College’s Teaching Winery, Yakima Valley Vintners, and students in the Wine Marketing class invite the community to an exciting open house at the only teaching winery in the region. The free event is an opportunity to learn about wines produced in the Yakima Valley, tour the winery, and enjoy tastings of student-crafted, award-winning wines. “After attending the 3T event in the past, it sparked my interest in the wine industry and now after eight years I have come back to enroll in the program," states YVC Wine Marketing Student Ryan Sexton, who is helping to plan the event.

February 22, 2018|

Madrigal Feaste

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! YVC Celebrates the Return of the Madrigal Feaste Yakima, WA- King Robert Swires and Queen Linda Kaminski of Yakima Valley College, along with the Department of Music, cordially invite you to the 2018 Madrigal Feaste.  It will be held at YVC on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10 in the Hopf Union Castle (Hopf Union Building, Building 9). The event will begin at 7:00pm with [...]

February 13, 2018|

V-Day 2018

Yakima, WA - Yakima Valley College will host V-Day 2018 on Tuesday, February 20, taking part in the global V-Day effort to raise awareness and end gender violence and the exploitation of women. This year, as part of our educational efforts, YVC welcomes human rights activist, writer, and rapper Queen Yonasda as our guest speaker. Our V-Day celebration will also include V-Fest, an interactive event where students learn about varying [...]

February 12, 2018|

Red Wine & Chocolate

Grandview, WA - Yakima Valley Vintners, YVC’s teaching winery, will participate in the Yakima Valley’s Red Wine & Chocolate Event held February 17-19, 2018. The tasting room will be open Friday, February 16 from 2:00-5:00pm; Saturday, February 17 from 11:00am-5:00pm; and Sunday, February 18 from 11:00am-5:00pm. Join us for a complimentary tour of the Teaching Winery with our student winemakers to sample our award-winning wines paired with delectable milk and [...]

February 12, 2018|

These Shining Lives

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College Playmasters presents These Shining Lives. Performances will be held March 1-3, 2018 at 7:30pm and March 4, 2018 at 2:00pm in Kendall Hall Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at the special internet price of $7.00 at: yvctheseshininglives.brownpapertickets.com; or for $10.00 at the door. These Shining Lives is a play written by Melanie Marnich. The play is based on the true story [...]

February 12, 2018|

YVC Congratulates Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalists

YVC Congratulates Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalists from Ellensburg High School and Wenatchee High School Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College English Department congratulates Ellensburg High School Student Ashley Higdon and Wenatchee High School Student Grace Orallo on their win at the Central Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition held at Yakima Valley College on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Both Higdon and Orallo will represent the Central Region during the State [...]

February 7, 2018|

Engineering Day for Kids

Yakima, WA- The Yakima Valley College Engineering Department, in partnership with the Yakima Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers, will host Engineering Day for Kids on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 9am-1pm in YVC’s Hopf Union Building, Building 9, Activity Center. Do you have a child who likes to experiment and explore the connections between math, science, and engineering? Attend this free event which provides hands-on activities for [...]

February 2, 2018|

Film Showing of the Documentary “Last Stand”

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College’s Biology Department, in partnership with the Yakima Environmental Learning Foundation and Yakima Valley Audubon Society, hosts a film showing of the documentary Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest. This free event will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7:00pm in Deccio Higher Education Center, Building 8, Parker Room. The film’s associate producer, Marcus Reynerson, will present the film and be available to [...]

February 2, 2018|

YVC Offers Information Sessions: Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management & Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology

Yakima, WA - Yakima Valley College will offer information sessions for the Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Business Management (BASM) and the Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology (BASIT). The programs are designed for prospective students who have earned an applied associate’s degree and need a pathway to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management (BASM) – The BASM program combines lower-division technical and [...]

February 1, 2018|

Biology Lecture Series Continues with Ralph “Lamprey-man” Lampman

Yakima, WA - Yakima Valley College, in collaboration with the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy, presents the Winter Biology Lecture Series. Admission is free and open to the community. Demystifying Pacific Lamprey: History, Ecology, Biology, Threats, and Restoration Presenter: Ralph Lampman, Research Biologist for Yakama Nation Fisheries February 27, 2018 • 7:00pm • Glenn Anthon Hall, Building 4, Room 215 Ralph “Lamprey-man” Lampman has been working as a lamprey research biologist for [...]

February 1, 2018|

Flagger Certification Trainings Friday, February 23, 2018 & Friday, March 23, 2018

Yakima, WA - Yakima Valley College will offer Flagger Certification Trainings on Friday, February 23, 2018 and Friday, March 23, 2018. Both one-day trainings will be held from 8:00am-4:00pm on YVC’s Yakima Campus - Skills Center, Building 32, Room 106. The training provides certification for work zone traffic control flaggers. The tuition fee of $45 includes a flagger handbook, classroom instruction, and the opportunity to take the Washington State certification [...]

January 29, 2018|

YVC’s Faculty Lecture Series Returns

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College’s Faculty Lecture Series returns on February 7, 2018 with David Lynx, and Dr. Timothy Jeske. During their lecture, Pilgrimage to India, Lynx and Jeske will share experiences from a recent trip to India. The free event will be held at 7:00pm in Kendall Hall, Building 9, Auditorium. In December 2016, instructors David Lynx and Dr. Timothy Jeske flew to India to visit the four [...]

January 26, 2018|

Accepting Applications for the Beyond Dreaming Scholarship

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College is currently accepting applications for the Beyond Dreaming Scholarship. This scholarship provides support to DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while attending Yakima Valley College. To be eligible for this scholarship, a college and/or high school student must have submitted a Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) for the 2018-2019 academic year and must be planning to attend YVC in the fall, winter, [...]

January 23, 2018|

FAFSA/WASFA Workshops to Help Students Gain Access to Money for College

Yakima, WA- Yakima Valley College will host FAFSA/WASFA workshops this winter to help students complete either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). Workshops will be held on the Yakima Campus. Volunteers will be available to help students and answer questions. There is no cost to attend. Please see below for a complete list of workshops and additional information: Yakima [...]

January 23, 2018|

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Yakima Valley SCORE collaborates with YVC Business Club on a New Workshop Series

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College’s Business Club, in partnership with Yakima Valley SCORE, is presenting a free workshop series to help individuals start a new business. Are you currently working on the creation of a business venture and would like more information about this process? If so, this series is for you. Refreshments will be provided. To RSVP for a training, call 844.987.2673 or email beubanks@yvcc.edu. Introduction and Business Basics [...]

January 18, 2018|

Yakima Valley College 2017-2018 Diversity Series

YVC’s 2017-2018 Diversity Series, The Ground We Stand, continues on Thursday, January 18, 2018 with a showing of the film The Color of Fear, a documentary about race relations in America as seen through the eyes of eight North American men of Asian, European, Latino and African descent. The free public event will be held in Kendall Hall, Building 12, Auditorium at 6:00pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Join us [...]

January 9, 2018|

YVC Announces New Director of the Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Teacher Education Program

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Mea Moore as the Director of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education Program. YVC’s teacher education program is an alternative route to certification to teach at the elementary level. The program welcomes its first cohort of students in fall of 2018. In a teaching career that spanned 18 years, Ms. Moore taught internationally as [...]

January 8, 2018|

YVC’s Running Start Program Plans Information Nights for Local High School Students

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College’s Running Start Program will host Information Nights for current high school sophomores and juniors and their parents. The meetings will take place in local area high schools and at YVC’s Yakima Campus. Please see the table below for a list of upcoming information sessions. Additional information can be found online at: www.yvcc.edu/RunningStart. Yakima Campus Deccio Higher Education Center, Building 8, Parker Room March 29, 2018 [...]

January 5, 2018|

YVC’s 2017-18 Biology Lecture Series Kicks Off with Dr. David James

  Yakima, WA- Yakima Valley College, in collaboration with the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy, presents the Winter Biology Lecture Series. Admission is free and open to the community. Biology and Conservation of Monarch Butterflies in the Pacific Northwest Presenter: Dr. David James, Associate Professor of Entomology, Washington State University, Prosser January 30, 2018 • 7:00pm • Deccio Higher Education Center, Building 8, Parker Room Dr. David G. James is an Associate Professor [...]

January 2, 2018|

Auditions for the Winter Production of These Shining Lives

Yakima Valley College Playmasters will host auditions for These Shining Lives. Auditions will be held Thursday, January 4, 2018 and Friday, January 5, 2018 from 4:00-6:00pm in Kendall Hall, Building 12, Auditorium. Students and community members are encouraged to audition. No prior acting experience is necessary. Please prepare a one-minute dramatic or serio-comic monologue from a contemporary play.  If you do not have experience preparing monologues for auditions, don't worry—a piece for [...]

December 21, 2017|

YVC Foundation Scholarship Applications Available for 2018-19 Academic Year

The Yakima Valley College Foundation scholarship applications are now available for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applications can be picked-up in person on the Yakima Campus in Prior Hall, Building 1, Room 113, at the student information desk in the HUB, or in the Financial Aid Office in the Deccio Higher Education Center, Building 8. Applications are available online at yvcc.edu/scholarship. Submission deadline is February 28, 2018. Incorporated in July 1977 the [...]

December 1, 2017|