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 […]

GC Summer Seminars for Faculty

Global Citizenship Study Abroad Program International Professional Development Seminars for Faculty Members Summer 2018 The WVC Global Citizenship Committee and Study Abroad Program, with the support of the WVC Office of the President, is pleased to invite full-time faculty members in all disciplines to apply for one of two opportunities to attend an international professional […]

GC Committee Member Goes to India

Renée Paquier, a faculty member in and the Chair of the Administration of Justice program, Dean of Professional Studies (starting January 2018), and long-time member of the WVC Global Citizenship Committee, is on a Rotaplast International mission in Agra, India. The mission team consists of seventeen medical and non-medical volunteers who will repair cleft lips […]

Study Abroad Program Confirms Study Tours for June 2018

Study Abroad Program has scheduled 6 different opportunities to complete courses and travel to exciting destinations during the month of June 2018: England, Japan, Dominican Republic, Austria, and Finland and the Baltics. The study tour to Dominican Republic includes Service Learning. Students may enroll in these study tours right now. Some of the tours include […]

SAP Updates the BOT

The West Valley College Study Abroad Program started officially during spring 2017, after the WVMCCD Land Corporation and the Office of the WVC President responded positively to Drs. Dulce María Gray and Anna Brichko’s proposal to create an official viable and cohesive study abroad program for the college. The Land Corporation and Office of the […]

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 […]