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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.

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DVC Students Exhibited in the National Chinese EXPO of Student Works

Feb 2, 2023

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.

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Hot Job Market Gives Dental Hygiene Grads Something to Smile About

Nov 30, 2022

“During my first year at DVC, I was at a crossroads. While at a dental cleaning appointment, my hygienist asked me about my goals. She told me how much she enjoyed being a dental hygienist. After that conversation, I looked into dental hygiene, and the rest is history,” said Michael Vu, a 2015 graduate of the DVC dental hygiene program.


DVC’s Student Veterans Resource Center: A Place of Belonging

Nov 30, 2022

“I enrolled at DVC because it was close to home and had great reviews from those who attended there. But as it turned out, the support of the veterans services at DVC have been the backbone of my success,” said Tristen Tate, a veteran majoring in allied health and natural science.

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DVC Early Childhood Education Program Gives Luis Gonzales Room to Play

Nov 30, 2022

“I decided to become an early childhood education teacher because of the fond memories of my early schooling. I remember the warm teachers, the smell of the paint materials and the moments of play,” said Luis Gonzalez, a student enrolled in the early childhood education (ECE) program at DVC.