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IVC Welcomes New Vice President for Student Services

OCR-L-STATUS-McDonald-0810-1.jpg Irvine Valley College welcomed new Vice President for Student Services, Dr. Martha McDonald to the college on August 24. With over 28 years of experience, Dr. McDonald has distinguished herself in leading, managing, and supervising student support programs in higher education. She is a champion for equity and inclusion and has dedicated her entire career to serving and supporting community college students. 

IVC Student Ethan Manafi Takes on Role as Student Trustee

ethan-manafiIrvine Valley College student Ethan Manafi assumed the position of Student Trustee for the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD) on July 21. Ethan will serve in the Student Trustee role for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Ethan, who is majoring in human biology and society with a minor in gender studies, will serve as Student Trustee to represent the students of both IVC and Saddleback College.

ArtCenter Express: IVC Product Design Prodigy Blazes a Path to Pasadena

Sam DenningIt was while attending an introductory product design class at the famed ArtCenter College of Design that Sam Denning realized he wanted to make more than just money.

Soon to graduate high school, the prospective business communications major began to question his corporate calling. A few semesters later, as he sat in an accounting class at the University of Alabama, it struck him that something just didn’t add up. His heart wasn’t in the game.