The 2017 WVC 52nd graduation was held on Thursday 25 May at the San José Center for the Performing Arts. This year, there are 1,200+ graduates, the youngest is age 17; the oldest is age 63. 275 graduates walked across the stage to pick up their diplomas during the Commencement ceremony. 2,000+ attendees cheered them […]
The WVC Study Abroad Program has a brand new website!
Wendy Bowers-Gachesa will attend CIEE’s International Faculty Development Seminars “Grow Abroad: Enhancing Study Away Through Online Learning” in London, England during July. CIEE describes the aim of the seminar as follows: Study abroad is in the midst of a silent crisis. The dominant story – that study abroad inherently changes lives – is under increasing scrutiny. A […]
Karina Dundurs will participate in EF College Study Tours’ 11-day professors’ tour of Japan through Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Osaka where she will visit Himeji Castle, Miyajima Park, Itsukushima and Inari Taisha Shrines, the Peace Memorial Park and Museum, and various other significant locations that mark Japan as a microcosm of civilization. Her aim is to […]
Renée Paquier, who teaches Administration of Justice, and Leigh Burrill, who teaches Women, Gender and Queer Studies, English, and Social Justice Studies, will attend “Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights in Contemporary Argentina” at CIEE’s host institution, FLACSO, in Buenos Aires, Argentina in June 2017. They will be posting about their experiences. Video by Renée Paquier: CIEE Seminar […]
Eight students and their Faculty Advisor, Dr. Tim Kelly, will be attending the Global Citizenship Alliance‘s Global Citizenship Seminar for students in June 2017. You will be able to follow their adventures in this extended entry. Dr. Tim Kelly and the students will be composing and posting their observations. The eight students who participated in […]
The Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team at the Saratoga Area Senior Center have awarded two WVC students, Aoife Cullen and Sandra Villicana, scholarships to help them participate in a medical mission trip to Honduras. Sandra and Aoife are also the winners of modest scholarships from WVC Study Abroad Program. Tylor Taylor, the Executive Director […]