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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. April 1 - 30, 2016
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Friday, April 01, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

All Day 100% Refund
Drop a class to receive 100% refund. Class does not appear on transcript.
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Add a Class
Students can add a class with instructor signature.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Saturday, April 02, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Sunday, April 03, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Monday, April 04, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Drop a class to receive 50% refund. Class does not appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Drop a class to receive 50% refund. Class does not appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CashCourse Workshop Series

Yakima Valley Community College’s Diversity Series will host CashCourse, a free workshop series this spring. All events are open to the public. Join us and take your first steps towards organizing your personal finances. A complete list of events below:

March 30th • 11:00am-1:00pm • HUB
Kick-Off Meeting
Join us and take your first steps towards organizing your personal finances!

April 5th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
Economics of Privilege
Join us for a presentation followed by a discussion regarding issues of access to traditional financial institutions in today’s society.

April 13th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
Building a Personal Budget
Learn about the free resources CashCourse.org has to help balance and manage your personal budget.

April 27th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
How Much Does College Cost?
Learn about the cost of attending college, repaying student loans, and finding extra funding opportunities for school.

May 4th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
What Does Credit Mean?
Learn about credit score, good credit, and the long term impacts of your credit score.

For more information: jvigil@yvcc.edu.  

Yakima Campus
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Allied Health Careers Info Night
Learn more about a career in Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technology, Phlebotomy or Medical Interpreter.
Yakima Campus
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Drop a class to receive 50% refund. Class does not appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM YVCC Transfer Fair
YVCC hosts this event to help students prepare to transfer from YVCC to universities. University representatives will be available to answer questions and pass out information about their institution. Students can talk with representatives about the admission process and upcoming application deadlines.
Hopf Union Building - MLK
Yakima Campus
Thursday, April 07, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Drop a class to receive 50% refund. Class does not appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Friday, April 08, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Drop a class to receive 50% refund. Class does not appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Saturday, April 09, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Sunday, April 10, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Monday, April 11, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Withdraw from a class to receive 50% refund. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Library Workshop - Finding Books
Learn how to find a particular book, downloadable audio books, DVDs, ebooks, course reserve materials, and even request items from other libraries. Additional information about the workshop is available at Finding Books. This free 50-minute workshop is open to all; no registration is required. For more information call 509.574.4991, option 2.
Yakima Campus
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Monster Workshops
One hour, interactive workshops featuring MLA, APA, & Punctuation practices.
Yakima Campus
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM Library Workshop - Finding and Evaluating Websites
Determine whether the website you found is useful and appropriate for your academic research by learning a set of easy identifiers. Additional information about the workshop is available at Finding and Evaluating Websites. This free 50-minute workshop is open to all; no registration is required. For more information call 509.574.4991, option 2.
Yakima Campus
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Withdraw from a class to receive 50% refund. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Withdraw from a class to receive 50% refund. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Library Workshop - Finding Articles
Learn the basics of finding scholarly journals, magazines, newspaper articles, multimedia, and more using a variety of YVCC library subscription databases. This session will introduce important concepts needed to effectively search any database. Specific databases will be demonstrated, including ProQuest and EBSCO. Additional information about the workshop is available at Finding Articles. This free 50-minute workshop is open to all; no registration is required. For more information call 509.574.4991, option 2.
Yakima Campus
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Commencement Fair

Find out all you need to know about graduation and commencement!

Yakima Campus
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm • HUB

Grandview Campus
Thursday, April 14, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm • Activity Area

At the fair you can:

  • Learn about graduation and commencement
  • Verify that you’ve applied for graduation
  • Sign-up to walk at Commencement
  • Confirm the spelling of your name and degree/certificate
  • Order your Cap & Gown
  • Sign-up for Phi Theta Kappa membership and regalia
  • Pick-up 5 free graduation announcements and purchase additional packets

Enjoy free lunch and be entered into a raffle for prizes. For more information: 509.574.4700. 

Yakima Campus
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CashCourse Workshop Series

Yakima Valley Community College’s Diversity Series will host CashCourse, a free workshop series this spring. All events are open to the public. Join us and take your first steps towards organizing your personal finances. A complete list of events below:

March 30th • 11:00am-1:00pm • HUB
Kick-Off Meeting
Join us and take your first steps towards organizing your personal finances!

April 5th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
Economics of Privilege
Join us for a presentation followed by a discussion regarding issues of access to traditional financial institutions in today’s society.

April 13th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
Building a Personal Budget
Learn about the free resources CashCourse.org has to help balance and manage your personal budget.

April 27th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
How Much Does College Cost?
Learn about the cost of attending college, repaying student loans, and finding extra funding opportunities for school.

May 4th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
What Does Credit Mean?
Learn about credit score, good credit, and the long term impacts of your credit score.

For more information: jvigil@yvcc.edu.  

Yakima Campus
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM Library Workshop - Learning to Use Google Docs
Need to work together on a class assignment? Learn how to upload, create, and/or share documents (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) for class assignments, especially group projects. Have access to your documents from anywhere, anytime without a USB drive. Please create a Gmail account before coming to the workshop. Additional information about the workshop is available at Learning to Use Google Docs. This free 50-minute workshop is open to all; no registration is required. For more information call 509.574.4991, option 2.
Yakima Campus
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Entrepreneurship Adventure: Exploring Business Opportunities in the Current Market
Workshop provided by John Stavros, CEO of Bio Management Northwest, Inc and focuses on building an entrepreneur resume.

All workshops include refreshments provided by the YVCC Business Club. For more information: beubanks@yvcc.edu or 509.574.6800 x 3226.


Yakima Campus
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM YVCC Board of Trustees Meeting
Study session and regular meeting of the college's governing board. 
Thursday, April 14, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Withdraw from a class to receive 50% refund. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Commencement Fair

Find out all you need to know about graduation and commencement!

Yakima Campus
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm • HUB

Grandview Campus
Thursday, April 14, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm • Activity Area

At the fair you can:

  • Learn about graduation and commencement
  • Verify that you’ve applied for graduation
  • Sign-up to walk at Commencement
  • Confirm the spelling of your name and degree/certificate
  • Order your Cap & Gown
  • Sign-up for Phi Theta Kappa membership and regalia
  • Pick-up 5 free graduation announcements and purchase additional packets

Enjoy free lunch and be entered into a raffle for prizes. For more information: 509.574.4700. 

Grandview Campus
6:00 PM Black Box Poetry Slam

On Thursday, April 14, 2016 Yakima Valley Community College will host the annual Famous Black Box Poetry Slam in the Parker Room of the Deccio Higher Education Center on the Yakima Campus. Doors open for sign up at 6:00pm, event will begin at 6:30pm. Admission is $2 cash which then becomes the prize pot for the top three artists. All forms of spoken word are welcome. Performers are expected to have 3-5 poems/spoken word pieces prepared.

The event is open to the public. For more information contact Mark Fuzie at 509.574.6800 x 3160 or mfuzie@yvcc.edu. 
Yakima Campus
Friday, April 15, 2016
All Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 50% Refund
Withdraw from a class to receive 50% refund. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Flagger Certification Training

Yakima Valley Community College will offer Flagger Certification Training on a monthly basis beginning this spring. YVCC’s one-day Flagger Training provides certification for work zone traffic control flaggers. The tuition fee of $45 allows participants to receive a flagger handbook, classroom instruction, and the opportunity to take the Washington State certification exam.

Upcoming Dates
Friday, April 15, 2016
8:00am-4:00pm
Yakima Campus, Skills Center, Room 106

Friday, May 20, 2016
8:00am-4:00pm
Yakima Campus, Skills Center, Room 106

Friday, June 10, 2016
8:00am-4:00pm
Grandview Campus, Workforce Education Center, Room 199

How to Register
Interested participants must register in advance. Individuals may register and pay in person at YVCC’s registration office in Yakima or Grandview or by contacting the Career Connection Center at 509.574.4911 / ljimenez@yvcc.edu. Students are required to bring a copy of their receipt to the training session.

YVCC Flagger Certification Training is also available for companies. Instruction is given on-site to employees. For more information contact the Career Connection Center. 

Yakima Campus
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Spring Barrel 2016
Taste Yakima Valley Vintners award-winning wines during the 2016 Spring Barrel event. Yakima Valley Community College’s teaching winery, located on the Grandview Campus, will open the tasting room on Friday, April 15 from 2:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday, April 16 from 11:00am-5:00pm. It will also open on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 from 11:00am-5:00pm, and Sunday, April 24 from 11:00am-2:00pm.

YVCC’s teaching winery provides students the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience in winemaking. Spring Barrel will feature several student-produced wines, including Geurztraminer, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. There will also be barrel sampling of red wines. Students will provide tours of the facility and host educational stations for guests, including wine sensory and food pairing. In addition, the student club will be selling cut barrels for planters just in time for spring.

Yakima Valley Vintners has received numerous awards for their wines. For more information about YVCC’s teaching winery visit: www.yakimavalleyvintners.com

Yakima Valley Vintners is located at 114 Grandridge Road. For more information contact wine@yvcc.edu or call the tasting room at 509.882.7069.
Grandview Campus
Saturday, April 16, 2016
End Day Functional Art (Multi-Day Event)

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10; 5:00pm-7:00pm.
March 10 – April 16, 2016.
(Gallery closed March 21-27)
A national juried exhibition of art that serves a utilitarian purpose—how the artists express themselves through items such as clothing, textiles, jewelry, tableware, tools, fixtures and furniture. 

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spring Barrel 2016
Taste Yakima Valley Vintners award-winning wines during the 2016 Spring Barrel event. Yakima Valley Community College’s teaching winery, located on the Grandview Campus, will open the tasting room on Friday, April 15 from 2:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday, April 16 from 11:00am-5:00pm. It will also open on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 from 11:00am-5:00pm, and Sunday, April 24 from 11:00am-2:00pm.

YVCC’s teaching winery provides students the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience in winemaking. Spring Barrel will feature several student-produced wines, including Geurztraminer, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. There will also be barrel sampling of red wines. Students will provide tours of the facility and host educational stations for guests, including wine sensory and food pairing. In addition, the student club will be selling cut barrels for planters just in time for spring.

Yakima Valley Vintners has received numerous awards for their wines. For more information about YVCC’s teaching winery visit: www.yakimavalleyvintners.com

Yakima Valley Vintners is located at 114 Grandridge Road. For more information contact wine@yvcc.edu or call the tasting room at 509.882.7069.
Grandview Campus
Sunday, April 17, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Monday, April 18, 2016
All Day Academic Early Warning
Instructors submit Academic Early Warnings Week 4.
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Monster Workshops
One hour, interactive workshops featuring MLA, APA, & Punctuation practices.
Yakima Campus
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
All Day Academic Early Warning
Instructors submit Academic Early Warnings Week 4.
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Library Workshop - Finding and Evaluating Websites
Determine whether the website you found is useful and appropriate for your academic research by learning a set of easy identifiers. Additional information about the workshop is available at Finding and Evaluating Websites. This free 50-minute workshop is open to all; no registration is required. For more information call 509.574.4991, option 2.
Yakima Campus
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM Library Workshop - Finding Books
Learn how to find a particular book, downloadable audio books, DVDs, ebooks, course reserve materials, and even request items from other libraries. Additional information about the workshop is available at Finding Books. This free 50-minute workshop is open to all; no registration is required. For more information call 509.574.4991, option 2.
Yakima Campus
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
BAS in Business Management Information Sessions
Yakima Valley Community College offers a bachelor’s degree in business management on the Grandview Campus. Interested? Find out more during an information session on April 20 or April 28. Stop by anytime between 3:00pm-6:00pm. The program caters to working adults. Classes meet in the evenings one time per week per class. Accepting applications now for fall quarter 2016. Priority deadline is May 6, applications accepted through summer depending on space availability. For more information visit www.yvcc.edu/BASM or email BASM@yvcc.edu.
Grandview Campus
All Day Academic Early Warning
Instructors submit Academic Early Warnings Week 4.
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Thursday, April 21, 2016
All Day Academic Early Warning
Instructors submit Academic Early Warnings Week 4.
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Library Workshop - Learning to Use Google Docs
Need to work together on a class assignment? Learn how to upload, create, and/or share documents (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) for class assignments, especially group projects. Have access to your documents from anywhere, anytime without a USB drive. Please create a gmail account before coming to the workshop. Additional information about the workshop is available at Learning to Use Google Docs. This free 50-minute workshop is open to all; no registration is required. For more information call 509.574.4991, option 2.
Yakima Campus
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM Library Workshop - Finding Articles
Learn the basics of finding scholarly journals, magazines, newspaper articles, multimedia, and more using a variety of YVCC library subscription databases. This session will introduce important concepts needed to effectively search any database. Specific databases will be demonstrated, including ProQuest and EBSCO. Additional information about the workshop is available at Finding Articles. This free 50-minute workshop is open to all; no registration is required. For more information call 509.574.4991, option 2.
Yakima Campus
Friday, April 22, 2016
All Day Academic Early Warning
Instructors submit Academic Early Warnings Week 4.
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Faculty Order Gaps & Gowns
Deadline: Last day for Faculty to order caps and gowns.
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spring Barrel 2016
Taste Yakima Valley Vintners award-winning wines during the 2016 Spring Barrel event. Yakima Valley Community College’s teaching winery, located on the Grandview Campus, will open the tasting room on Friday, April 15 from 2:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday, April 16 from 11:00am-5:00pm. It will also open on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 from 11:00am-5:00pm, and Sunday, April 24 from 11:00am-2:00pm.

YVCC’s teaching winery provides students the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience in winemaking. Spring Barrel will feature several student-produced wines, including Geurztraminer, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. There will also be barrel sampling of red wines. Students will provide tours of the facility and host educational stations for guests, including wine sensory and food pairing. In addition, the student club will be selling cut barrels for planters just in time for spring.

Yakima Valley Vintners has received numerous awards for their wines. For more information about YVCC’s teaching winery visit: www.yakimavalleyvintners.com

Yakima Valley Vintners is located at 114 Grandridge Road. For more information contact wine@yvcc.edu or call the tasting room at 509.882.7069.
Grandview Campus
Saturday, April 23, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Citizenship Day

YVCC’s MECHA student club in partnership with Washington New Americans, OneAmerica, and the Washington State Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) invite the public to attend Citizenship Day on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10:00am-1:00pm in the Parker Room of the Deccio Higher Education Center. Volunteer immigration attorneys, paralegals and interpreters will offer free assistance with citizenship applications.

WHEN: Saturday April 23, 10:00am to 1:00pm
WHERE: Yakima Valley Community College, Parker Room of the Deccio Higher Education Center
WHAT: Citizenship Day
PRE-SCREENING: 1-877-926-3924 / www.wanewamericans.org

Eligibility: Individuals need to be at least 18 years old by the date you file, have been a lawful permanent resident for at least the last five years (or three years, if married to a U.S. citizen), and have been present in the U.S. for 2.5 of the past 5 years (or 1.5 of the past three, if married to a U.S. citizen), and have not been outside the U.S. for one year or more within the last five years (or three years, if married to a U.S. citizen).

What to Bring: Please bring the following with you.

  • Required Documents
    • Your Permanent Resident Card (Green Card).
    • List of home addresses for the past five years and the dates during which you lived at these addresses.
    • List of employer names and address­es for the past five years, including the dates you worked.
    • Dates you have been outside of the U.S. since becoming a permanent resident and the countries you traveled to during these trips. Bring your passport, itinerar­ies, and, if available, tickets to track all trips made outside the USA.
    • Your children’s complete names, dates of birth, and their A#s (alien regis­tration numbers) if they have one.
    • Your most recent tax return and W-2 forms.
    • All documents you have about your immigration record.

Optional:

  • $680 filing fee (exceptions possible) – check, cashier’s check, or money order made out to “U.S. Department of Home­land Security”.
  • 2 color passport photos.
  • Interpreters will be available but waiting times may be shorter if you bring your own interpreter.

  • Additional Required Documents - Bring all that apply
    • If you receive public benefits (i.e. SNAP/food stamps, SSI, TANF, Medicaid) bring your most current award letter. Your card is not sufficient.
    • If you think you have been arrested, detained, or if you have had to appear before a court for any reason whether in the last five years or earlier: bring all certified court and police documents (examples: police report, court appearance and disposition).
    • If the name on your green card is different than your current legal name: bring the documents that legally changed your name (marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court document).
    • If you are applying for U.S. citizenship based upon a marriage to a U.S. citizen: bring information about your spouse and his or her previous marriages and divorces and documents showing that you and your spouse are living together (examples: tax returns, bank state­ments, leases, mortgages, birth certificates of your children).
    • If you have been married more than one time: Bring marriage certificate and di­vorce (or death) decree, or specific dates of all marriages and divorces. Bring proof of your payment of any court ordered support.
    • If you have been outside the U.S. for more than 6 months in any year since becoming a Permanent Resident: bring details about the dates you left and came back to the U.S., and proof that you maintained a job or home in the U.S.
    • If you have a spouse or children who do not live with you: bring any court order requiring you to pay financial support, evidence of your financial sup­port (examples: cancelled checks, money order receipts, evidence of wage garnishments, or letter from the parent or guardian who cares for your children).
    • If your federal, state, or local taxes are overdue or you have failed to pay them: bring copies of any documents, letters, or papers you sent to or re­ceived from the government about the problem.
    • If you registered for the U.S. Selec­tive Service: bring the date you registered and your selective service number, if known.

What to expect: After arriving, participants will make their way through six stations including intake, attorney screening, form preparation, quality review, copy, and exit.

Movimiento Estudial Chican@ de Aztlan (MEChA) is a student club geared towards promoting higher education, community engagement, pride and leadership development in the Latina/o community. Washington New Americans, a program of OneAmerica, promotes successful immigrant integration by connecting Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) to the information and services they need to successfully pursue citizenship and become active members of our community. OneAmerica is committed to the vision of a unified nation with justice for all and works to advance the fundamental principles of democracy, justice, and human rights at the local, state and national levels. AILA is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, and advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice.

Please be prepared for long wait times.

For additional information contact Maria Cuevas at 509.574.6800 x 3151 / mcuevas@yvcc.edu

Yakima Campus
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spring Barrel 2016
Taste Yakima Valley Vintners award-winning wines during the 2016 Spring Barrel event. Yakima Valley Community College’s teaching winery, located on the Grandview Campus, will open the tasting room on Friday, April 15 from 2:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday, April 16 from 11:00am-5:00pm. It will also open on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 from 11:00am-5:00pm, and Sunday, April 24 from 11:00am-2:00pm.

YVCC’s teaching winery provides students the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience in winemaking. Spring Barrel will feature several student-produced wines, including Geurztraminer, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. There will also be barrel sampling of red wines. Students will provide tours of the facility and host educational stations for guests, including wine sensory and food pairing. In addition, the student club will be selling cut barrels for planters just in time for spring.

Yakima Valley Vintners has received numerous awards for their wines. For more information about YVCC’s teaching winery visit: www.yakimavalleyvintners.com

Yakima Valley Vintners is located at 114 Grandridge Road. For more information contact wine@yvcc.edu or call the tasting room at 509.882.7069.
Grandview Campus
Sunday, April 24, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Spring Barrel 2016
Taste Yakima Valley Vintners award-winning wines during the 2016 Spring Barrel event. Yakima Valley Community College’s teaching winery, located on the Grandview Campus, will open the tasting room on Friday, April 15 from 2:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday, April 16 from 11:00am-5:00pm. It will also open on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 from 11:00am-5:00pm, and Sunday, April 24 from 11:00am-2:00pm.

YVCC’s teaching winery provides students the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience in winemaking. Spring Barrel will feature several student-produced wines, including Geurztraminer, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. There will also be barrel sampling of red wines. Students will provide tours of the facility and host educational stations for guests, including wine sensory and food pairing. In addition, the student club will be selling cut barrels for planters just in time for spring.

Yakima Valley Vintners has received numerous awards for their wines. For more information about YVCC’s teaching winery visit: www.yakimavalleyvintners.com

Yakima Valley Vintners is located at 114 Grandridge Road. For more information contact wine@yvcc.edu or call the tasting room at 509.882.7069.
Grandview Campus
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Fabric! Fashion! Fun!

Join us for lunch, mimosas, and a fashion show! See the latest creations by Ann Bowker, Sally Fitch, Linda Iasella, Sandy Carter, Carol Fletcher, Karen Scott, & Jeanne Strater.

$45

Monday, April 25, 2016
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Monster Workshops
One hour, interactive workshops featuring MLA, APA, & Punctuation practices.
Yakima Campus
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CashCourse Workshop Series

Yakima Valley Community College’s Diversity Series will host CashCourse, a free workshop series this spring. All events are open to the public. Join us and take your first steps towards organizing your personal finances. A complete list of events below:

March 30th • 11:00am-1:00pm • HUB
Kick-Off Meeting
Join us and take your first steps towards organizing your personal finances!

April 5th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
Economics of Privilege
Join us for a presentation followed by a discussion regarding issues of access to traditional financial institutions in today’s society.

April 13th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
Building a Personal Budget
Learn about the free resources CashCourse.org has to help balance and manage your personal budget.

April 27th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
How Much Does College Cost?
Learn about the cost of attending college, repaying student loans, and finding extra funding opportunities for school.

May 4th • 12:30pm • Parker Room
What Does Credit Mean?
Learn about credit score, good credit, and the long term impacts of your credit score.

For more information: jvigil@yvcc.edu.  

Yakima Campus
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Entrepreneurship Adventure: Marketing and Designing an Elevator Pitch
Workshop provided by Yakima Valley SCORE. All workshops include refreshments provided by the YVCC Business Club. For more information: beubanks@yvcc.edu or 509.574.6800 x 3226.
Yakima Campus
Thursday, April 28, 2016
BAS in Business Management Information Sessions
Yakima Valley Community College offers a bachelor’s degree in business management on the Grandview Campus. Interested? Find out more during an information session on April 20 or April 28. Stop by anytime between 3:00pm-6:00pm. The program caters to working adults. Classes meet in the evenings one time per week per class. Accepting applications now for fall quarter 2016. Priority deadline is May 6, applications accepted through summer depending on space availability. For more information visit www.yvcc.edu/BASM or email BASM@yvcc.edu.
Grandview Campus
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus
Friday, April 29, 2016
All Day Raymond Library and Media Center Closed
Raymond Library and the Media Center are closed for Spring Holiday.
All Day Spring Holiday
Spring Holiday-No classes
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Withdraw from a Class
Withdraw from a class. A "W" will appear on transcript.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beyond DREAMing Scholarship Application Now Available

YVCC is now accepting applications for the Beyond DREAMing Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to support DREAMer (undocumented) students with educational expenses while at YVCC. 

Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2016

Yakima Campus

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