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Board Meeting: February 2021

At the February 11 Board of Trustees meeting, the board approved a contract with the County of Napa to provide support for redistricting of trustee areas as required by law following the census. The Board also approved the 2021-2022 legislative priorities and the nonresident tuition fee and approved BP 4020 and BP 4029.

Rebeca Morales Calderon: The Power of People in Education

There are endless stories to be told in the world of public education, and each one has a resonant center that reveals a truth. In the case of Rebeca Morales Calderon, a 2016 graduate of Napa Valley College, that truth is the collaborative power of people. Of teachers, of employers, of students, of family, all working toward a common goal.

Napa Valley College Students Join Forces with NASA to Design Next Generation Spacesuits

Napa Valley College (NVC) has been selected to participate in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students (SUITS) Artemis Student Challenge.

Board of Trustees: January 2021

At the January 14 Board of Trustees meeting, the Board unanimously approved a resolution authorizing lease of certain real property located on the Napa Valley College Upper Valley Campus to the City of St. Helena for municipal purposes. Board chair Jennifer Baker appointed board members to committees and college foundations and Napa Valley College Foundation executive director Jessica Thomason provided an update on foundation activities.

Jenny Sercu “Retired” Again

Most people think of retirement as that time in life when one has reached a suitable age or level of financial stability to quit working at a job, opting instead to spend time doing what one enjoys. But what if those things are the same things? Is it still retirement?