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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.

Social Justice, Sociology

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

Communication Studies

DVC Speech and Debate Ranked Top in the Nation

Oct 7, 2020

Diablo Valley College Speech and Debate (forensics) is well on their way to another successful season as the team adjusts to the changes brought on by COVID-19. Despite having to adapt to the move to online competition, the team hasn’t missed a beat through the early going of the 2020-2021 season.


DVC's Martha Laham interviewed on KGO radio about new book

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."

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.