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|October 22, 2003||
Vol. 1, No. 4
Verizon Grant Benefits ESL Program
Valley Community College District Foundation, in Victorville, California
was recently awarded a $95,000 literacy and workforce development grant
from telecommunications giant Verizon to purchase new computer systems
and language instruction software for the English as a Second Language
Eagle Scouts Paint Curbs
The next time you are walking the campus, take a moment to observe the new paint job on our street curbing. This new red paint was voluntarily provided by a Boy Scout troupe that did it as part of an Eagle Scout project. They did a great job.
Ram Athletic Teams Enjoying Success
The fall athletic
teams are having great success this year and are all residing in the
upper echelons of conference standings. This past week the football,
volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer teams all posted victories.
Fan support has been excellent and the competition has been spirited.
Show your support by coming to the games and cheering for the Rams.
Performing Arts Center
Tobacco Free Task Force Begins Deliberations
recent meetings of the College Assembly the issue of smoking on campus
has come under discussion.
History on Display
It’s not the Smithsonian and it’s not the Library of Congress, but it sure has more information on the Victor Valley than any of the aforementioned institutions. It’s the VVC college library, and it is proudly calling attention to its wonderful collection of historical information as it relates to the Victor Valley area of the High Desert. The collection contains over 2,000 photograph, 100 oral histories, papers, newspaper articles and rare books about the area. This collection has been made possible through the considerable work of many people, but chief among them are Fran Elgin and Leo Lyman.
The Foundation for California Community Colleges Funds Staff Development Training
Any member of the faculty, staff and management that wants to upgrade his or her skill on Microsoft Office Applications can now do it for free thanks to the Foundation for California Community Colleges. The online program offers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Macromedia Dreamweaver. The deadline date for signups is November 1, 2003. For more information contact Holly Nollner in the Staff Development office.
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