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UCI Paul Merage School of Business and IVC announce MPAc student referral program

June 09, 2022

UCI Paul Merage School of Business logoThe University of California at Irvine Master of Professional Accountancy Program (UCI MPAc) and Irvine Valley College (IVC) have announced a student referral agreement whereby IVC students can use selected IVC accounting courses to meet accounting course prerequisites for the UCI MPAc and to raise awareness of graduate program options at the community college level.  

Local Students Make Their Final Pitch at IVC Entrepreneurship Competition

June 06, 2022

Idea Pitch The final round of IVC’s Idea Pitch Competition, where students pitch their product and business ideas to industry experts and professional entrepreneurs, took place virtually on May 11.

IVC Psi Beta Students Present at WPA Conference

June 05, 2022

Psi Beta LogoIVC’s Psi Beta Psychological Honors Society members attended the Western Psychological Association (WPA) Conference in Portland Oregon in the spring. Thirteen students presented independent research they conducted over the 2021-2022 school year.

IVC Presents on Mental Health at CCLC Annual Trustees Meeting

June 02, 2022

Community College League of California IVC Assistant Dean of Health, Wellness & Veterans Nancy Montgomery was asked by the CA State Chancellor’s office to present alongside the state Vice Chancellor of Student Services Rebecca Ruan-O’Shaughnessy on the topic of mental health in our community colleges. The presentation took place during the Community College League of California Trustees Conference.

IVC Names Rick Miranda as New Vice President for Instruction

May 26, 2022

Rick MirandaIrvine Valley College (IVC) has named Rick Miranda as Vice President for Instruction. He will begin in his new role on July 11 pending board ratification. Rick replaces Dr. Chris McDonald who accepted the position of Vice-Chancellor of Educational and Technology Services for the South Orange County Community College District in March.

Livestream IVC Commencement Ceremony

May 25, 2022

Class of 2022 IVC's Commencement ceremony taking place on Thursday, May 26 at 5 pm will be livestreamed. If you're unable to attend in person, tune in starting at 4:45 pm.

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Congratulations IVC Classified Employee of the Year Dawn Pickering

May 25, 2022

Dawn Pickering Congratulations to Senior Administrative Assistant Dawn Pickering, who has been named IVC’s 2021 Classified Employee of the Year.

Dawn has held key classified positions at Irvine Valley College for the past 10 years. Her professionalism and skills have benefited the entire college community in her roles with the EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs/Guardian Scholars department.  

First Things First: First-Gen College Student ‘Proud to Set an Example’

May 17, 2022

ivc-lizette-perez-photo.pngShe’s the first, but she doesn’t expect to be the last.

As a first-generation college student, and non-native English speaker, Lizette Perez Flores is redefining her family’s legacy – and her own future – with her Irvine Valley College education.

IVC Student Receives Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

May 13, 2022

Brittany KesterIVC student Brittany Kester has been named a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. As a recipient of the award, she will receive up to $55,000 annually for up to three years to complete her bachelor's degree at the college or university of her choice.