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IVC’s Got Game: Leveling Up to a Creative Career in Game Design

March 16, 2020

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Any gamer who has traversed the dazzling virtual worlds of Battlefield, Bioshock or Skyrim knows that a truly immersive experience is all about the perfect environment.

Games like these inspired future game designer Kyle Chansler, and when he discovered Irvine Valley College’s Immersive Game Design program, he knew he’d found his own perfect environment.

Want to Turn a Passion for Music into a Career? Join the Chorus.

February 27, 2020

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Adrian Rangel-Sanchez found more than just a career at Irvine Valley College. He found a voice.

A violinist since age four, and a piano player before first grade, music had always been a source of confidence for the Irvine native. At University High School, he gravitated toward vocal performance, thriving as a member of the choral ensemble, and even co-founding an a capella group: “The Footnotes.”

Greetings From IVC: The Mural of Equity and Inclusion

February 03, 2020

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Irvine Valley College (IVC) will open a new Equity and Inclusion Center in March 2020. The center is part of IVC’s efforts to increase services geared towards serving students from backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in higher education, and to celebrate the diversity of the institution.

Coronavirus Information and Health Guidelines

January 27, 2020

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On Sunday, January 26, 2020, the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA) confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus in Orange County. The case involves a male in his 50's, who was a traveler from Wuhan, China. The individual is being treated at a local hospital, he is in isolation and in good condition.

Coronavirus Information and Health Guidelines

January 27, 2020

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On Sunday, January 26, 2020, the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA) confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus in Orange County. The case involves a male in his 50's, who was a traveler from Wuhan, China. The individual is being treated at a local hospital, he is in isolation and in good condition. 

The Future is Spotlight-Bright

January 15, 2020

Alex GuzmanFor Alex Guzman, show business was never about having your name in lights. But if that’s your thing? Well, he could definitely hook it up for you. 

As a lighting electrician for The Laguna Playhouse, the Irvine Valley College graduate supports the show from behind the scenes, providing critical assistance to the lighting designer, from pre-production to final bow.

Four Siblings All Attend Irvine Valley College: Meet the Distaso Family

January 15, 2020

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When three college-bound teenagers simultaneously head off to college, it means triple the tuition, books, living expenses, and not to mention the worry and stress for their parents. For the Distaso family triplets, this was always going to be a challenge—especially with older brother Jack already enrolled at Irvine Valley College (IVC).

Engineering Success: IVC Success Story Christian Garcia

January 09, 2020

​​garcia christianSome people go to college to build career skills. Others go to build wall-climbing robot cars.

Irvine ​Valley College grad Christian Garcia did both.