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Jennifer Fong Borucki
Manager, Public Relations
Office: (818) 947-2433

Mobile: (818) 465-8035



LAVC In The News


Current News

The following are recent news stories highlighting Los Angeles Valley College, its programs, services, students, employees, and alumni. 

Pink donut boxes are canvas for artist portraying kids of Cambodian-American refugees

Published: March 22, 2022

Berrellez Installed as VICA's Chair & LAVC student Giovanni Divaia awarded the $1000 Rickey M. Gelb Scholarship

San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Published: December 10, 2021

Dennis McCarthy: LA Valley College: It worked for this columnist in the ’60s — and it still works

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: December 3, 2021

With Fellowship, Grad Students Pay It Forward at Community College Level

UC Merced Newsroom
Published: December 1, 2021

Responding to COVID-fueled challenges, LA Valley College journalists extend tradition of excellence

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: November 9, 2021

"All Together Now" at LA Valley College
Published: November 6, 2021

Los Angeles Community College District Welcomes $5 Million in New Funding to Support Umoja Programs and Black Student Success

Los Angeles Sentinel
Published: October 28, 2021

$90.5 Million Cutting-Edge Complex to Replace Bungalows at LA Valley College

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: September 7, 2021

California community colleges offering affordability, other incentives to attract students to enroll

KABC (Channel 7)
Published: August 12, 2021

News Archive

The following are links to past news stories on Los Angeles Valley College, including its programs, services, students, employees, and/or alumni:

Community colleges offer cash, textbooks to students who get vaccinated

Published: August 2, 2021

LA Valley College Students Offered Bookstore Gift Cards

KFI 640 Radio
Aired: July 3, 2021 

L.A community college students can recieve $150 for getting vaccinated against COVID-19

Aired: July 2, 2021

LA Valley College Students Offered Bookstore Gift Cards As Vaccine Incentive
Published: July 3, 2021

Upskilling strategies to re-start the LA region’s economy

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: May 20, 2021

Catching up with former foster youth Juan, who is now married with kids

Fox 11 News: Wednesday's Child with Christine Devine
Published: May 5, 2021

President Biden Recognizes Community Colleges in 'American Families Plan'

KPCC: Take Two with A. Martinez
Published: April 28, 2021

Vaccination Sites in Torrance, Orange County Hamstrung by Lack of Staffing, Volunteers

CBS 2 News
Published: January 27, 2021

Los Angeles Valley College gets $3 million to help Latinx and low income high-schoolers succeed in college at same time

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: September 12, 2020

Why student parents are more likely to attend community college and have a higher GPA than their childless peers
Published: March 18, 2020

Tennessee State football will depend on several signees to play this season
Published: February 5, 2020

Oregon State defensive end Jeromy Reichner awarded a sixth year by NCAA

The Orgeonian
Published: January 12, 2020

A Gripping Memoir Dives Into LA’s Graffiti Subculture of the ’90s
Published: January 6, 2020

PBS News Hour Weekend - LAVC Family Resource Center / Amber Angel

PBS NewsHour
Aired: December 29, 2019

For students with kids, college can be a lonely struggle. One program aims to help

Los Angeles Times
Published: December 27, 2019

LA Valley College’s Operation Santa makes a brighter Christmas for 93 families

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: December 23, 2019

New Presidents or Provosts: Catholic U of America, Columbus State CC, Davis & Elkins College, Hartnell College, Las Positas College, Los Angeles Valley College, Martin College, Oakland City U, Spalding U

Inside Higher Ed
Published: November 21, 2019

Students assist others who were formerly jailed

Our Weekly Los Angeles
Published: November 1, 2019

LA’s first Filipino American police commander has a big task: Help solve the homeless crisis

Asian Journal
Published: October 23, 2019

LAVC’s football team includes ex-gang members, an autistic kicker, a few homeless players and a coach ‘here for a reason’

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: October 14, 2019

Teacher Spotlight: Sylvan Park’s early ed teacher Diego López on exposing preschoolers to technology without limits

LA School Report
Published: September 25, 2019

TO THE MOON AND BACK | Ventura County astronomers look to the skies on 50th anniversary of moon landing

VC Reporter
Published: July 17, 2019

COC’s Gribbons Named President of LA Valley College
Published: July 15, 2019

Gribbons set to become president of Los Angeles Valley College

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Published: July 12, 2019

LA Valley College presidential pick is College of the Canyons administrator

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: July 12, 2019

Joseph Reyes — U.S. Army — Vietnam veteran — Valencia resident

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Published: July 11, 2019

Overlooked No More: Ralph Lazo, Who Voluntarily Lived in an Internment Camp

The New York Times
Published: July 3, 2019

Candidates for president of Los Angeles Valley College to appear at open forum on Thursday

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: June 17, 2019

Los Angeles Valley College Foundation receives $500,000 donation for new pianos; set to name theater after late journalism teacher

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: June 12, 2019

Grateful class of 2019 graduates from Monterey High School (Hermine Keshishyan)

The Burbank Leader
Published: June 11, 2019

CA Community Colleges Awarded $27.5 Million for Online CTE

Campus Technology Magazine
Published: June 9, 2019

Photos: 2019 LA Valley College graduation draws huge and happy crowd at Valley Glen campus

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: June 4, 2019

A hand up for single mothers

Community College Daily
Published: June 3, 2019

Graduation 2019: San Fernando Valley valedictorians (Jewelia Kadayan)

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: June 3, 2019

5 Tips from 5 Decades of Running Every Single Day

Podium Runner
Published: June 3, 2019

Author offers lessons in love and a virtual Greek vacation in first novel

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Published: May 29, 2019

Health & Career Expo

San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Published: May 27, 2019

Little support in US for college students raising children

PBS NewsHour
Aired: May 19, 2019

Will the San Fernando Valley Be a Part of a Green New Deal for Los Angeles?

Sierra Club
Published: May 7, 2019

LAVC career, health fair draws a crowd to the Valley Glen campus

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: May 6, 2019

Schools of the Stars: Where the 2019 Tony Nominees Went to College - Bryan Cranston

Playbill Magazine
Published: May 1, 2019

LA Valley College Family Resource Center Provides Vital Services to Students with Kids

89.3 KPCC / Southern California Public Radio
Aired: March 29, 2019

Nearly 1 in 3 Community College Students is a Parent. Here's How to Keep Them in Class
Published: March 29, 2019

Helpful Honda Commercial: EMT Tuition

LAVC Foundation Facebook Posting (Video)
Aired: March 2019

Top 50 Community Colleges For Hispanics: Los Angeles Valley College

The Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education
February/March 2019

Housing Beat: Homelessness Among College Students

Spectrum News 1
(Rewind clipping to 06:04:19)
Aired: March 11, 2019

Bill Would Allow Homeless Students to Park Overnight at Community Colleges

California Health Report
Published: March 11, 2019

Los Angeles Valley College's 1950s-era bungalow classrooms see their end

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: December 20, 2019

New $800,000 budget for Valley’s Family Resource Center

The Valley Star (LAVC Student Newspaper)
Published: December 3, 2018

$800K Secured for LAVC Family Resource Center

Published: November 30, 2018

Making A Difference For Student Parents And Children At LAVC’s Family Resource Center
Published: July 27, 2018

Los Angeles Valley College 2018 graduation ceremony

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: June 5, 2018

These Valley students are the first in their families to college. Here’s what that’s like

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: May 26, 2018

Steve Allen Awards Honor Schools, Students and Educators

San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Published: May 17, 2018

Homeless students: finding shelter outside the classroom  

BBC News - US & Canada
Aired: February 28, 2018

Food pantries, loaned textbooks and child care: California's community colleges help needy students

Ed Source
Published: February 11, 2018

In L.A., resources grow for homeless community college students

Christian Science Monitor
Published: January 30, 2018

Trying to get back to work? LA Valley College job training program is accepting applications

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: July 29, 2016

Fellowship shows older workers how to find new career paths, job skills

California Economic Summit Web page
Published: June 30, 2017

Community Colleges tackle student homelessness and food insecurity

KCRW - Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Aired: June 29, 2017

World Anthropology Day and the Diversity Wall at Los Angeles Valley College 

American Anthropological Association Web site
Published: May 23, 2016

New programs launched to help California foster youth succeed in school Web site
May 16, 2016

The Manufacturing Institute Releases Second Spotlight on Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials

The Manufacturing Institute Web site
Published: May 10, 2016

LA This Week - Biotech Training Program

LA City View - Channel 35
Published: May 3, 2016

LA’s Freeway Lady mural to be retired in San Fernando Valley

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: April 13, 2016

From NoHo to Chatsworth, 18 Cool Things Along the Metro Orange Line

LA Weekly Magazine
April 6, 2016

Password Security: Money Smart

KTLA Channel 5 News
March 23, 2016

El voto de la mujer, crucial en 2016

Aired: March 9, 2016

How the LA Fellows program is putting people back to work

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: August 31, 2015

Mural artist Kent Twitchell is extra busy at his canvas: L.A.'s streets 

Los Angeles Times
Published: July 2, 2015

Los Angeles Valley College gets the accreditation all-clear 

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: July 1, 2015

Kristy McNichol Steps Back into the Spotlight - in a College Choir

People Magazine
June 25, 2015

Photos: Community college grads to march in commencements across Los Angeles 

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: June 11, 2015

Community college grads to march in commencements across Los Angeles 

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: June 8, 2015

Japanese American basketball leagues help girls progress at prep level 

Los Angeles Times
Published: May 22, 2015

The Freeway Lady Comes to the Valley! 

No Ho Arts District Web Site
Published: May 1, 2015

Every day is Dance Day in NoHo, but Saturday is Super Dance Day at LAVC 

No Ho Arts District Web Site
Published: April 22, 2015

Valley College Opens $23 Million Building 

San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Published: March 25, 2014

Los Angeles Valley College to get new administration building, athletic center

Los Angeles Daily News
Published: January 15, 2015

Valley College Kicks Off $66 Million Construction Projects

San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Published: January 14, 2015

Program: free training for medical industry

ABC7-LA News
Aired: July 21, 2010

Job Training Advice from Lennie Ciufo, Director of LAVC Job Training Program

Aired: October 8, 2009

L.A. colleges cancel July Summer session

ABC7-LA News
Aired: May 28, 2009

Van Nuys job fair draws big crowd

ABC7-LA News
Aired: March 18, 2009

CNN "Your Money" Discusses LAVC Manufacturing Classes

CNN (YouTube Video)
February 21, 2009