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IVC Professor Massimo Mitolo Named in Top Two Percent of Most-Cited Scientists

December 07, 2022

Massimo Mitolo

IVC Electrical Technology Professor Massimo Mitolo ranks in the top two percent of the most-cited scientists in the world, according to a list published by Stanford University. The updated list for "science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators" was published last month.

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IVC's Model United Nations Team Wins Top Award

December 07, 2022

IVC's Model United Nations Team

After a three-year hiatus, IVC’s Model United Nations (MUN) team returned to the National Model United Nations Conference in Washington, D.C. While having one of the smallest delegations in the college’s MUN history, IVC won the top team award “Outstanding Delegation,” three position paper awards, and one best delegate award.

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IVC Prepares to Implement MESA Program in Spring 2023

December 06, 2022

MESA logo

The implementation of the Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) program is under development at IVC, estimated to launch in Spring 2023. MESA is a college and career prep program, created to increase the number of economically and educationally disadvantaged students that achieve academic and career success in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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IVC's Manager of the Year, Nick Wilkening

November 30, 2022

President John Hernandez and Nick Wilkening

Congratulations to Director of Technology Services Nick Wilkening for being named IVC’s 2022 Manager of the Year! Nick, who recently returned from deployment with the US Air Force Reserve, was instrumental in assisting the college with technology needs during the COVID pandemic.

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Celebrating IVC’s Diverse, Developing Career Education Successes

November 15, 2022

Raul Vega and Lauren Heyden

After nearly 40 years of quality career education, there are enough Irvine Valley College success stories to fill a book. And while these passion-to-paycheck tales tend to share certain plot elements: a Laser-focused determination, an independent spirit… they don’t always start out on the same page.

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IVC Receives $2.5 Million for Veterans Services Center

November 07, 2022

Check presentation with Cottie Petrie-Norris and IVC administrators and students

On November 4, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris presented IVC with $2.5 million from the California state budget to expand Veterans Services Center and the resources the center. Since 2014, IVC’s Veterans Services Center has assisted veterans, active-duty personnel, reservists, and their dependents/spouses with the application for VA educational benefits and their certification process.

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Showcasing the Success of IVC’s Sports Medicine Pathway

November 01, 2022

Joanie Tennant

Whether on the court or in the classroom, students in the sports medicine pathway at Irvine Valley College are scoring when it comes to gaining skills. With a supportive team of faculty, and ample amounts of hands-on learning, these Lasers are gearing up for success at IVC and beyond.

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11th Annual IVC/Saddleback Student Research Symposium

October 31, 2022

Tien Tran

On October 29, the IVC Honors Program and Saddleback Honors Program hosted the 11th Annual IVC/Saddleback Student Research Symposium. IVC and Saddleback students convened in person on the Saddleback College campus to share oral presentations and poster displays of their research in a range of disciplines. Of the 47 research projects, 36 were presented by IVC students. The event featured a keynote address by Dr.

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IVC's Marketing Team Picks Up Eight NCMPR Awards

October 19, 2022

IVC Marketing Team

IVC’s Marketing and Creative Services team picked up seven Medallion Awards and one Rising Star Award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) District 6 last week. District 6 covers Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Territory of Guam.

IVC’s creative team won in the following categories:

Gold Medallion:

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