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How California community college vocational programs have adapted to COVID-19

Dec 6, 2020

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, 300 people a day got food and snacks from the student-run bakeshop, cafeteria and restaurant at Diablo Valley College. The three eateries collectively let students in the school’s culinary arts program practice their vocation while earning $250,000 in annual revenue that went back into the program.

Sociology, Social Justice

Share the Spirit: Daughter of immigrants gets help for college dreams

Dec 1, 2020

For first-generation Mexican-American San Jose State student Socoro Tamayo-Perez, receiving a scholarship from the Assistance League of the Diablo Valley validated her desire to seek a higher education

online education

East Bay college professors take courses to learn how to teach online

Sep 4, 2020

Like many of his colleagues, Laury Fischer never expected to teach his classes online, but after nearly five decades as an educator, the Diablo Valley College professor was determined to learn how to do so in a world changed by the coronavirus pandemic.


Dr. Nick Vasallo Awarded Distinguished Graduate Student Alumni Award by UC Santa Cruz

Apr 1, 2020

Director of Music Industry Studies, AV Technology, and Music Composition at DVC, Dr. Nick Vasallo was recently named a Distinguished Graduate Student Alumni by UC Santa Cruz.


College Magazine: DVC's Music program listed in top 10 to rock the industry

Jan 13, 2020

DVC's Music department was recently featured in College Magazine! We are thrilled to be listed as one of the "10 California Schools for Music Business Degrees that Rock the Industry." DVC was also recognized as “California’s finest community college for music.”