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: […]

Report on SAP Student Scholarships

The WVC Study Abroad Program completed the process of awarding all Global Citizenship Study Abroad Program student scholarships for 2018. SAP worked with the Scholarship Committee and Advancement Office to process a total of 85 applications. A total of 45 students were awarded full or partial scholarships. These 45 very diverse students represent a multitude of majors and […]

SAP Participates in WVC’s Annual Norooz Celebration

Each year, WVC celebrates Persian New Year with traditional music, dancing, food, tea and a haft-seen (a collection of seven items that symbolize hope for the new year: sprout or grass, dried sweet fruit, sweet pudding, apples, garlic, vinegar and sumac, a Persian spice made from crushed sour red berries0. It’s a celebration of spring […]

Member of the SAP Team Exhibits Her Photos

Behindokht Noormanesh, an integral member of the team that makes WVC’s Study Abroad Program possible, works at WVC as a Financial Aide Specialist. Among many of her duties, she processes all of the scholarship applications that students submit, and sits on the Scholarship Committees that review the applications and award the scholarships. In January 2018, […]

SAP Faculty Leaders Attend EF’s Orientation and Development Seminar

“EF Tour’s International Training Tour in Barcelona was an invaluable resource for understanding my role as an educator on a study abroad trip. The entire weekend I was surrounded by caring, knowledgeable people who genuinely believe in the transformative power of travel for students.” Nils Michals, MFA, WVC English Department WVC Study Abroad Program has scheduled four study […]

France: SAP’s Inaugural Study Tour

“We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.” John Hope Franklin, American Historian Thirty-one students, three faculty members and two staff members form WVC Study Abroad Program’s inaugural study tour left for France at […]