Salzburg Student Seminar Fellows Speak at Convocation

Every year, West Valley College welcomes its new students during Convocation. This year, the gathering was held on Friday 18 August in the Campus Center. There were 571 new students present. All members of WVC’s administrative cabinet, and many faculty and staff members were in attendance. Students participated in fun activities and received critical information to help […]

Missives from France

In July, four faculty members will attend CIEE’s International Faculty Development Seminar in France: Dr. Anna Brichko, World Languages; Cigdem Bulut, Interior Design; Dr. Dulce María Gray, English and Gender, Women, and Queer Studies Program; Diane Hurd, Interior Design. The week-long intensive seminar is titled “Best Practices for Creating Successful Faculty-Led Programs” and it takes […]

GC Students Graduate

The 2017 WVC 52nd graduation was held on Thursday 25 May at the San José Center for the Performing Arts. This year, there are 1,200+ graduates, the youngest is age 17; the oldest is age 63. 275 graduates walked across the stage to pick up their diplomas during the Commencement ceremony. 2,000+ attendees cheered them […]

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 […]