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Busy Working Mom & Military Veteran Starts New Career in Women’s Healthcare

May 17, 2023

Military veteran Adrienne Navarro was an Allied Health major at DVC, struggling to return to school as a busy working mother with a four-month-old.

Ami's Advice: Go For It and Know That You’re Not Alone

May 1, 2023

Attending college was the last thing on Ami Rajesh’s mind after graduating high school. For Ami, it just wasn’t the right time. “I graduated high school during the pandemic, so I really wasn’t interested in college.” But after a Google search about academic programs in computer science, she became interested in DVC.


You are Never Too Old to Set Another Goal or to Dream a New Dream

Feb 14, 2023

Aikisha Reeves started her college journey at DVC as a high school graduate in 1999 but an unexpected event cut that journey short. “My first attempt at DVC ended abruptly because I unexpectedly went into premature labor.” Aikisha’s priorities naturally needed to shift when she became a young mother caring for a premature baby. It was almost fifteen years later that Aikisha decided to give DVC another try.

World Language and Cultures, chinese

DVC Students Exhibited in the National Chinese EXPO of Student Works

Oct 27, 2022

In October 2022, seven students from Diablo Valley College entered the 2022 National Chinese EXPO of Student Works contest organized by the American Academy of International Culture and Education (AAICE), a non-profit organization formed by U.S. education experts and dedicated teachers.


DVC Student Returns to Pay it Forward as Faculty

Sep 6, 2022

Derek Baure started at DVC as an engineering student with a curiosity about a variety of subjects. One of his special interests was studying martial arts within the kinesiology program.