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FRC's Amber Angel & LAVC Student Parent Speak at #RealCollege 2018
FRC's Amber Angel & LAVC Student Parent Speak at #RealCollege 2018

LAVC Family Resource Center (FRC) Program Coordinator Amber Angel and LAVC student parent Eden Bryant were featured on a panel discussion on "supporting student parents" on September 30 at #RealCollege: A National Convening on Food and Housing Insecurity at Temple University in Philadelphia. They shared their experiences about the benefits of on-campus student parent programming that is being offered at Valley College. 



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 10/1/2018 5:00:02 PM

Introducing the California Promise Grant—A New Name for the BOG Fee Waiver!
Introducing the California Promise Grant—A New Name for the BOG Fee Waiver!

Have you heard? The California Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver is now called the California College Promise Grant. It has the same application process and eligibility requirements as the BOG and still waives the per unit enrollment fee at California community colleges. Be sure to check the LAVC Financial Aid Web page for more info on the California College Promise Grant.



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 10/1/2018 5:00:01 PM

PD Corner—Implicit Bias Workshop & PRT First On-Campus Visit Recap
PD Corner—Implicit Bias Workshop & PRT First On-Campus Visit Recap

In September, the college hosted an Implicit Bias workshop with UCLA's Jerry Kang, and the Partnership Resource Team (PRT) met with 50 staff, faculty and students on campus to discuss professional development on campus. The PRT team will be back on October 29 to help us work on our integrated professional development plan, so stay tuned for more details. Classified staff are invited to a meet-and-greet with Jeanne Owens, our new professional development coordinator, on October 10.



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 10/1/2018 5:00:00 PM

LAVC Family Resource Center Celebrated as a National Model
LAVC Family Resource Center Celebrated as a National Model

Former U.S. Under Secretary of Education and College Promise Campaign Director and LAVC President Erika Endrijonas applauded the LAVC Family Resource Center as a national model for serving student parents and their families at a special reception on August 23 at the Family Resource Center.



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 9/5/2018 5:00:02 PM

LAVC Student Visited NASA this Summer with the NCAS Program
LAVC Student Visited NASA this Summer with the NCAS Program

LAVC student Henry Kobin was one of 280 community college students across the country selected be in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). As a NCAS Scholar, he got an opportunity for to participate in an on-site visit to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory over the summer. 



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 9/5/2018 5:00:01 PM

LAVC Spotlight—LAVC Professional Development Team: Jeanne Owens & Sally Raskoff
LAVC Spotlight—LAVC Professional Development Team: Jeanne Owens & Sally Raskoff

LAVC welcomes Jeanne Owens as the college's new professional development coordinator, and Dr. Sally Raskoff is the new faculty professional development coordinator. The pair has been working together to focus on enhancing professional development opportunities for both faculty and classified staff on campus.



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 9/5/2018 5:00:00 PM

PD Corner—Welcome Back to the 2018-2019 Academic Year!
PD Corner—Welcome Back to the 2018-2019 Academic Year!

LAVC kicked off new academic year with Opening Day activities for faculty and one for staff before the start of the semester. Looking ahead, faculty and staff should RSVP online for the Implicit Bias Workshop on September 14, and there will be a visit from the PRT on September 28 to help us identify our professional development needs.



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 9/1/2018 5:00:00 PM

Employees—Check If Your Contact Info is Accurate on the LAVC Phone/Email Directory!
Employees—Check If Your Contact Info is Accurate on the LAVC Phone/Email Directory!

Is your contact information correct in the LAVC Directory for faculty, staff, departments and services? Let students, faculty, and staff find the best way to reach you at work by updating your contact information in our phone/email directory! If you find that your work contact information is inaccurate or missing, contact Theresa Ramirez in Staff Services.



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 8/29/2018 5:00:01 PM

LAVC Nominated for a 2018 PFEP Entrepreneurial College of Excellence Award
LAVC Nominated for a 2018 PFEP Entrepreneurial College of Excellence Award

LAVC was nominated for a 2018 Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge Entrepreneurial College of Excellence Award by the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship. It is one of 24 colleges in the nation, and one of two colleges in California to be nominated for this year's award.



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 5/23/2018 5:00:18 PM

LAVC Speech & Debate and Strengthening Working Families Project Honored by the Valley Economic Alliance
LAVC Speech & Debate and Strengthening Working Families Project Honored by the Valley Economic Alliance

Congratulations to the LAVC Speech & Debate Team and the Strengthening Working Families Project at LAVC for being awarded Steve Allen "Excellence in Education" Awards, and to LAVC staff member Alex Ojeda on receiving the "Business/Education Partnership" Award for his work at CSUN from the Valley Economic Alliance.



Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 5/23/2018 5:00:16 PM

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