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Political Science Success Stories

Aug 22, 2017

Success stories from our Political Science faculty and graduates.

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DVC student designs chosen for Oakland billboards

Aug 15, 2017

Oakland Digital sponsors an annual billboard design competition called Inspire Oakland. Launched in 2009, Oakland Digital is an award-winning, non-profit, digital marketing agency that has impacted the lives of 5,200 East Bay students and entrepreneurs.


DVC vocal jazz ensembles win big at Reno Jazz Festival

May 18, 2017

Join us in congratulating two DVC vocal jazz ensembles, Dreaming in Burgundy and Silent K, for placing first and third in their division at the Reno Jazz Festival.


Dr. John Freytag honored as CCCCD Teacher of the Year

May 1, 2017

Dr. John Freytag, DVC department chair for biological sciences and oceanography lead instructor, has been chosen as the Contra Costa Community College District’s honoree for Teacher of the Year. This award is part of the Contra Costa County Office of Education’s participation in the statewide Teacher of the Year (TOY) program.


Dr. Nick Vasallo honored at CSUEB 40 Under 40 Alumni Awards ceremony

Apr 26, 2017

Dr. Nick Vasallo is an award-winning composer and professor of music. He teaches music composition at all levels, from beginners to post-graduate students. Dr. Vasallo created the music composition programs at Diablo Valley College and Cal Poly Pomona.