Study Abroad Program Photo Exhibit

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” Maya Angelou, American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. During summer 2017, WVC’s Study Abroad Program celebrated a robust inaugural […]

Faculty Participants in SAP Summer 17 Trips Speak at All College Day

The WVC All College Day kicks off each semester. It’s a day full of activities and opportunities to catch up on what’s happened and what’s planned at the College. Faculty members involved in SAP led two sessions during the day: one was an update about SAP, the other was a debriefing, by faculty members who […]

Missives from Japan

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 […]

Missives from Buenos Aires, Argentina

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 […]

Missives from Salzburg, Austria

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 […]

Two Students Awarded Scholarships to Volunteer in Honduras

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. Tylor Taylor, the Executive Director of the Center wrote: I was so impressed reading your letter; what a great opportunity […]