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Reflecting on the history of the annual day of celebrating love Most people around the world give gifts such as flowers, chocolates, candy, and red hearts, to exchange with loved ones. Have you ever wondered where the origins of Valentine’s Day came from? Who chose February 14 for Valentine’s Day? [...]
National Freedom Day
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 [...]
Advising Day is February 7
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. [...]
Diabetes Awareness Month
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, [...]