DVC Newsmakers

DVC’s Shelly Pierson named California Community College Health Educator of the Year for 2011-2012

Cheryll LeMay receives Distinguished Service Award from the Contra Costa Council

DVC art teacher Jane Fisher runs half-marathon

DVC’s Robert Abele named to El Cerrito Human Relations Commission

DVC’s math professor Jamylle Carter performs at Carnegie Hall

DVC art instructor Toru Sugita has exhibit at SFMOMA, organizes juried exhibition at DVC Art Gallery

Barbara Hewitt: DVC health science teacher, Master’s Division triathlon winner

Retired DVC art teacher Joy Broom in residence at de Young Museum

Campus DSS helps Safeway with hiring event

DVC students take opportunity to tour John Lennon Bus Tour

DVC’s Counseling Department hosts another successful High School Counselor Conference

DVC’s Sheri Stockdale named to the Contra Costa Women’s Hall of Fame

Music by DVC instructor Doug Michael featured in car commercial



Student success stories

Pre-apprenticeship student Tendai Myambo snags union job in construction trade

SRC student Sabrina Unglaub-Castano named Miss Teen San Francisco 2012

George Hanna, DVC alum and counselor at CSU-East Bay, is high on DVC

DVC Chemistry Club students share the fun of chemistry with middle school students

Daniel Mongay: from Barcelona to studying at DVC and transferring to…Prague

William Conable: from sailing the high seas with the Coast Guard to studying at DVC

DVC alum Yesenia Morales accepted at USC School of Cinematic Arts; goal is to make Latina films

Logan Connors DVC freshman, named Big 8 Track and Field Athlete of the Week

DVC speech and debate team brings 10 awards from state tournament

DVC Inquirer wins General Excellence award at JACC state convention

DVC students win 13 awards at two Chinese speech competitions

Jason Cherry, DVC student and employee, accepted to Master’s program at Brandeis U

DVC’s PBL chapter tops in nation

DVC drama students Udom and Smick advance to national competition

Aaron Isaacson: from DVC to law school, back to DVC and to a great career

DVC drama students to compete in Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

DVC student Morgan Breslin one of the Top 10 Junior College football recruits in the nation

DVC Inquirer wins NorCal General Excellence

Big wins for DVC’s Viking Lacrosse team, on and off the field