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Celebrating Title IX - 37 Words that Changed America

Nov 22, 2022

In this edition of DVC Magazine, we celebrate and honor the 50th anniversary of the landmark federal legislation referred to as Title IX. According to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights website, Title IX states, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”


PUMA Center – Right Where You Belong

Jun 24, 2022

When Paulina Vaclav enrolled at DVC, she hoped to find a place where she felt comfortable and accepted. “In high school, I sometimes I felt like I wasn’t seen, or like I didn’t belong there. But at the DVC PUMA Center, I feel represented,” said Vaclav.

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Creativity and Technology Bring Art to Life

Jun 24, 2022

“When I started the art digital media program at DVC, I was a working, single parent. It was not easy, but I did it. I strongly believe in the inner power each student has,” said Yudy Herrera Orellana.


DREAMers Become Leaders at DVC

Jun 24, 2022

Last fall, DVC launched a new initiative to help undocumented students earn money for college while developing themselves as community service leaders. As participants in the Dreamers Leadership Development Program, DVC students complete community service hours on or off-campus.

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Funding a Fresh Start

Jun 24, 2022

“I had struggled for decades, unemployed or underemployed. I never knew who I was or what I wanted to do,” said Michael Green, a recent graduate from DVC.