Apr 29, 2021
In March 2021, students from Diablo Valley College participated in the 45th Chinese Mandarin Speech Contest which was held virtually. The contest is hosted by The Chinese Language Teachers Association of California (CLTAC). CLTAC is the largest nonprofit association of its kind in the country with a mission to promote the study, teaching, and research of the Chinese language and culture on all educational levels. Its annual Mandarin Speech Contest boasts of a long history since 1960s.
Apr 14, 2021
This marks the best performance in the school’s history and the best performance on record for any Northern California team at the Phi Rho Pi National Championships. The tournament awards “Gold” award to the top two schools in each entry size category, putting Diablo Valley College (DVC) second overall in the Large School division.
Mar 15, 2021
This marks not only the first time in DVC’s history that the team has won the State Championship, but also the first time for any school in Northern California in more than 45 years.
Sep 19, 2020
Martha Laham was interviewed by Michael Kinney of KGO radio about her new book, "Made Up: How the Beauty Industry Manipulates Consumers, Preys on Women's Insecurities, and Promotes Unattainable Beauty Standards."
Jun 24, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Beth Arman on her recent election as president of the National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE). Dr. Arman is the Senior Dean of Career and Community Partnership at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California. Her previous leadership experience includes higher education positions at the Community College of Baltimore County (Maryland) and Renton Technical College (Washington).