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From DVC to PhD, Kortney Stern is Following Her Dreams

Aug 14, 2023

As a struggling high school student Kortney Stern had a hard time picturing herself ever attending college let alone someday earning a PhD. But that's exactly what unfolded for this first-generation college graduate who attributes DVC with her rewarding career direction, her confidence to earn advanced degrees and her success as a college instructor.


Tiburon native’s graphic novel chronicles teaching amid pandemic while battling cancer

Apr 19, 2023

Adam Bessie likens teaching to improv. On a good day in the classroom, his community-college students are bouncing ideas off each other, sharing their perspectives freely and taking the lesson in unpredictable directions, generating an electricity he says is palpable.

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DVC English Professor's Poetry Published in The Blue Hour Magazine

Jan 19, 2017

Catherine Gebler, a DVC English part-time faculty since 1989, had three of her poems accepted for publication in The Blue Hour Magazine, an online literary/art journal.


Success Story: Aurora Byrne, DVC English Graduate

Jan 17, 2017

I was a reentry student in my 30’s when I returned to DVC. I had been out of work since the recession, and had little confidence in my capabilities, but knew that education could give me a second chance.