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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.

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The New Normal – Retraining and Upskilling for a Flexible Future

Jun 24, 2022

“I had been working as an aesthetician in 2020, and then it shut down due to the pandemic. I freaked out, wondering, ‘what was I going to do? What skills did I have?’ It was a very scary time for the personal care industry,” said Solana Rehne.

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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.


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.


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.