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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.

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From Flo Rida & 99 Percent to Elton John, DVC alum rocks his music industry career

Feb 1, 2022

Cade Wolter’s initial interest in music and songwriting was just the beginning of what is now a highly successful career. He credits DVC as a vital stop along his journey in the music industry.


Drive, ambition & a DVC degree lead to success at Apple

Jan 19, 2022

As a software quality assurance engineer at Apple and a DVC graduate with an associate in arts degree in psychology, Noor Khan understands what it means to have drive and ambition.

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DVC Art Digital media student Jason Quiles will have his design work displayed on a billboard in downtown Oakland!

May 20, 2021

Congratulations to Jason for winning the Inspire Oakland BRIDGEGOOD design challenge with his inspirational design 'Hope for the Broken in Spirit' Jason celebrates the work of churches in poor neighborhoods and asks us to see homeless people and have hope.