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DVC Journalism Grad & Soccer Enthusiast Kicks off Sports Media Career

Nov 20, 2023

For DVC graduate Abel Anguiano, community college seemed like a great way to transfer to a four-year university. What he didn’t expect, and simultaneously gained, was the start of an exciting career in the sports media field.

computer science

Hackathon Triumph: DVC Student & Team Secure 1st Place at UC Berkeley's Cal Hacks Competition

Nov 20, 2023

Saurabh (Sunny) Jayaram, a computer science student at DVC and his teammates recently won 1st Place at UC Berkeley's Cal Hacks 10.0, under the InterSystems Challenge, at the Metreon in San Francisco.

computer science, Culinary Arts

Generational Success: Grandmother and Grandson Find Common Ground and Thrive at DVC

Nov 20, 2023

Even though Manny and Martha had different reasons for attending college at different life stages, this grandson and grandmother duo are thriving at DVC.

ccap, communications

DVC Shines at the 2023 Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year Awards!

Oct 19, 2023

Congratulations to our exceptional DVC educators who were recognized at the 2023 Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year program.

computer information system

Mom & DACA Student Finds Stability with a Tech Major

Aug 14, 2023

Success story: DVC alumna Wendy Karen Gomez Flores always wanted to work in the tech industry and in business management.