SAP in Dominican Republic–June 2018

“I change myself, I change the world.” Gloria E. Anzaldúa “The end of all knowledge should be service to others.” Cesar Chavez “I am someone who loves to stay inside my comfort zone but stepping outside of it always leads me to grow, learn, and blossom little by little. I needed this trip to give […]

SAP in England (AJ)–June 2018

“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 On Monday 18 June, nine students and their WVC Study Abroad Program Faculty Leader, Victor Castillo (a faculty member in Administration of Justice in […]

SAP in Austria and Germany–June 2018

Sixteen students and their Faculty Advisor, Dr. Tim Kelly, are attending the Global Citizenship Alliance‘s Global Citizenship Seminar for students in June 2018.  Follow their adventures in this extended entry as Dr. Tim Kelly and the students detail their observations. The students are Hannah Curley, Savannah Marez, Mahdis  Gheibi, Rafael Alva, Aaron Minkoff, Mitch Brown, Anahita Said, […]

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, […]