Wenatchee Valley College student Alberto Aramburo has been selected as an intern by the High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program Association (HEP/CAMP). Nationally, Alberto is one of five college and university students selected for the internship and the only community college student selected. Alberto may be assigned to the Office of Migrant Education, Congressman Ruben Hinojosa’s office, the Office of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, or Congressman Xavier Becerra’s office for an eight-week period this summer.
During the last few years, the veteran population at Wenatchee Valley College has increased rapidly as veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have returned to seek opportunities in their communities. In recognition of that growth, the WVC Veteran Office has expanded to include a full-time veteran coordinator, a Washington Department of Veterans Affairs VetCorps volunteer representative, the Veteran Study Lounge and computer lab as a place for student veterans to study and connect, a student veterans’ club and a weekly study group. The WVC Foundation also provided $40,000 ...
For over a decade, Wenatchee Valley College professor of biology and chemistry Steve Stefanides has used the college’s independent study course option to give students the opportunity to explore the reality of creative scientific work.