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Community Relations Department handles the communications, public relations, website design, and publications on-campus.
1 02, 2023

National Freedom Day

By |2023-02-01T16:56:22-08:00February 1st, 2023|Yak|0 Comments

National Freedom Day, celebrated annually on February 1, marks the signing of a resolution by President Abraham Lincoln in 1865 that proposed a constitutional amendment to abolish slavery in the United States. The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which officially abolished slavery, was ratified by the required number of states on December 6, 1865. [...]

27 01, 2023

Advising Day is February 7

By |2023-01-27T13:02:29-08:00January 27th, 2023|Yak|0 Comments

Winter Advising Day - February 7, 2023 YVC is providing mandatory advising in-person from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. for students with less than 30 college-level credits. View the Advising Day Schedule No daytime in-person or synchronous classes on February 7! Evening classes that begin at or after 6 p.m. are held at their normal [...]

22 11, 2022

Diabetes Awareness Month

By |2022-11-22T16:39:29-08:00November 22nd, 2022|Yak|0 Comments

For Diabetes Awareness Month I am excited to inform you what diabetes is all about. According to the CDC, Diabetes is #7 leading cause of death in the United States. 1/5 people don’t even know they have diabetes. Unfortunately, a lot of people are not taking their health seriously. So, in the last 20 years [...]

9 11, 2022

Create a Plan for Your Money – November 29

By |2022-11-07T16:59:14-08:00November 9th, 2022|Yak|0 Comments

Creating a plan for your money can help reduce financial stress. Join Washington State Employees Credit Union’s Josh Bergman as he helps students change their mind about managing money. Bergman loves to change people’s minds about money by taking a dull, boring topic and instilling life and direction into it. Trained as a financial coach, [...]

7 11, 2022

Favorite things about Winter

By |2022-11-07T15:06:15-08:00November 7th, 2022|Yak|0 Comments

Winter is around the corner and many people like doing different things. I wonder what is your favorite thing or things to do? Is your favorite thing to do going on vacation? Or going to the mountains? I personally have a few things that I like to do such as watching movies with hot chocolate, [...]

2 11, 2022

Flagger Certification Training – November 18

By |2022-10-31T13:15:34-07:00November 2nd, 2022|Yak|0 Comments

Yakima Valley College is hosting an upcoming Flagger Certification Training on Friday, November 18, 2022. The one-day training will be held from 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on YVC’s Yakima Campus - Skills Center, Building 32, Room 104. The training provides certification for work zone traffic control flaggers. The tuition fee of $55 includes a [...]

24 10, 2022

Celebrate Día de Los Muertos

By |2022-10-24T16:46:05-07:00October 24th, 2022|Yak|0 Comments

Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a traditional holiday that originated in Mexico; it is celebrated on November 1 to commemorate the children and November 2 to celebrate the adults. It is not one of my favorite holidays because it reminds me that some of my loved ones are not alive. [...]

20 10, 2022

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By |2022-10-20T10:47:06-07:00October 20th, 2022|Yak|0 Comments

What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that one partner uses to gain or maintain control and power over another intimate partner. Domestic violence can be sexual, physical, emotional, economic, psychological, technological, threats of action, or other patterns of coercive behavior that influence another person within an [...]

14 10, 2022

Financial aid workshops starting in October

By |2022-10-20T10:46:46-07:00October 14th, 2022|Yak|0 Comments

Yakima Valley College will host several financial aid workshops to help students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). Upcoming Workshop Sessions Yakima Campus October 12, 2022 • November 9, 2022 • January 18, 2023 • February 15, 2023 2 – [...]

12 10, 2022

Socktober annual drive underway!

By |2022-10-12T14:22:04-07:00October 12th, 2022|Yak|0 Comments

Gather all your socks for our October event! Introducing Socktober, an organization that gathers socks throughout October for homeless shelters. Homeless shelters are always in need of support from their community. As a YVC (Yakima Valley College) student, I have never felt left behind by my community. Our community is what helps us as students [...]

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