Dr. Avantika Rohatgi Speaks at WVC National Women’s History Month Tea

Every year in March, West Valley College joins in acknowledging National Women’s History Month. This year, along with President Barack Obama who in his proclamation reminds us that “when women succeed, America succeeds,” the college partook by holding a tea. Many students, faculty and administrators participated in, as The National Women’s History Project titled the theme for 2014, “Celebrating Women […]

Dr. Peter I. Rose Donates the New Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education

Dr. Peter I. Rose, Sophia Smith Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Emeritus, and Senior Fellow at the Kahn Liberal Arts Institute at Smith College, travel journalist, writer, compelling lecturer, and generous colleague has donated a complete set of the Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education to the West Valley College Global Citizenship Center. The four volumes are available at the West Valley College Library. This encyclopedia […]

Faculty Development Opportunities

These organizations offer multiple opportunities for faculty to go on study tours and to develop their skills in global education. Augsburg College Center for Global Education CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars Community Colleges for International Development Cross-Cultural Solutions (International Volunteering) Cuba Education and Culture Tours for Teachers East-West Center: Field Seminars in Asia Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Global […]

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich Speaks at WVC on Monday 24 March 2014

Foremost expert on economics, former Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, best-selling author of thirteen books, current Chancellor’s Professor of Public Polity at UC Berkeley, and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, Robert Reich, will Skype with the audience right after the screening of his acclaimed feature documentary, Inequality for All. […]

Stable Life Screened on Tuesday 11 March 2014

After screening this moving feature documentary, the audience talked with the Producer, Tricia Creason-Valencia, and they learned a bit about her and her work. Tricia Creason-Valencia is the founder of FLACAFILMS Documentary Video Production where she works as a director/producer and digital video editor. Her films have won numerous awards and have been screened at festivals […]