SAP Students Receive President’s Scholar Award

  Every year West Valley College’s Office of the President honors outstanding students by presenting them, during the annual commencement/transfer ceremony, with the President’s Scholar Award. Students are nominated by faculty members. The nominations are then submitted to a selection committee who choose the five winners. Winners and awards fall into several categories: Veteran Scholar, […]

Graduating Salzburg Student Fellow Conferred with Trustee Award

Mikela Lazari is a stellar graduating student who has earned an Associate in Arts for Transfer degree (AA-T) with a major in Political Science and an Area of Emphasis in Cultural and Global Studies. Mikela was honored on 24 May 2018 during West Valley College’s 53rd Commencement and Transfer Ceremony at the City National Civic […]

Salzburg Student Fellow Leads Service Learning Project in Puerto Rico

Cade Story-Yetto attended the Global Citizenship Alliance‘s Global Citizenship Seminar in Salzburg, Austria during summer 2017. Cade returned to the WVC campus determined to make an impact. During the 2017-2018 academic year, Cade assumed various leadership roles, among them collaborating with other students and creating a new student club–a “forum,” as they call it: The […]

SAP Student Exhibits in the Ekphrasis Project

Ekphrasis (also spelled “ecphrasis”) is a relatively new word that describes the practice of commenting descriptively and poetically on a piece of real or imagined visual art–but the practice is ancient! Long ago, the comments were oral; today, they are written. The descriptions are usually vivid, or dramatic, or more often poetic, and they always […]

WVMCCCD BOT Approval of SAP Student Travel Budget

WEST VALLEY – MISSION COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING AGENDA at WEST VALLEY COLLEGE MAY 1, 2018 BOARD OF TRUSTEES Anne Kepner ∙ President Susan Fish Vice President Adrienne Grey ∙ Randi Kinman Jack Lucas Robert Owens Karl Watanabe Lani Yoshimoto ∙ MC Student Trustee Mikela Lazari ∙ WVC Student Trustee Patrick Schmitt ∙ Chancellor SUBJECT: […]

The “F-Word” Global Gender Symposium

The Women, Gender, Queer Studies & Social Justice Studies programs, and the Herlisa Hamp Office of Student Equity and Success present WVC’s Sixth Annual The “F-Word” Global Gender Symposium Wednesday 9 May 2018 1:00 to 4:00 PM in LA/SS 50  Corinne Cowden–Bleeding Out: Kenya’s Fight to End the Stigma Around Periods Niki Dabir–Women in Iran: The […]