Constitution Day, formerly known as Citizenship Day, commemorates the formation and signing of the US Constitution by thirty-nine brave men in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, and also recognizes all who by birth or naturalization have become citizens of the United States.
For young adults aging out of the foster youth system, the future can be daunting. They may face unique financial and life challenges that make it more difficult to stay in school, which means they are more likely than any other group of students to drop out of college or complete a bachelor’s degree.
William Tate was studying mechanical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, when he realized his passion for the profession was quickly waning and he opted to return to his hometown of Irvine.
It turned out to be a great move. Tate, who enrolled at Irvine Valley College for a fresh start in the spring of 2019, earned his associate degree in computer science and a certificate in immersive design/game design this spring.
A local author who found her wings at Irvine Valley College (IVC) has just published her debut novel to critical acclaim.
Mary Camarillo also drew on her experiences as a postal service employee and a Huntington Beach resident to craft her novel, The Lockhart Women, which explores what happens when everything a woman knows and trusts is torn asunder.
IVC Senior Administrative Assistant Amy Hunter was selected as a California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) Classified Employee of the Year late last month. This prestigious honor has been awarded annually since May 2009 to community college employees who demonstrate the highest level of commitment to the Vision for Success. This year, five employees from across the state were selected for this award based on their leadership and commitment to equitable student outcomes.