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IVC Speech Team Picks Up Awards at Three Tournaments in October

z_thum_picture1.pngThe IVC Speech Team finally had a chance to test their skills at their first tournament of the academic year at the 2021 PSCFA Warm-Up Tournament, held on October 2-3. Sixteen colleges and universities came together to compete at the event, with five students representing IVC. Despite the usual challenges of being virtual, IVC Forensics came out ahead by winning three awards in debate and limited preparation events.

IVC Student Hannah Uribe Named Assembly District 74 Veteran of the Year

55228a26-afdb-4a5d-8c1f-d6736ff81d89.pngIVC student veteran Hannah Uribe was recently recognized as a Veteran of the Year for Assembly District 74, a recognition given by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris. Uribe says the nomination, made by IVC’s Senior Veterans Specialist Ezekiel (Zeke) Hall, took her by surprise.

“It feels unreal. I do not feel deserving, but I am deeply honored and grateful to be considered,” says Uribe.

Uribe says her three years in the Navy serving as a Fire Controlman and working with the ship's self-defense system instilled a greater sense of confidence and self-assurance in her.

The Aspen Institute Names Irvine Valley College one of 150 US Community Colleges Eligible for 2023 Aspen Prize

z_thum_aspen-prize_top-150.pngThe Aspen Institute has named Irvine Valley College one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America's community colleges. The colleges selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as having high and improving levels of student success as well as equitable outcomes for Black and Hispanic students and those from lower-income backgrounds.