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NVC graduate becomes second Latina mayor of Woodland, CA

How does a young Latina woman make the journey from young Mexican immigrant to high school graduate, to community college graduate, to college dropout to holder of bachelor’s and master’s degrees, to parent, working professional and mayor of a California city of 63,000 people? The answer, according to Mayra Vega: Hard work, giving back and asking for mentorship.

Nominations for McPherson Distinguished Teaching Awards Due March 25

Napa Valley College has announced that nominations are open for the 2021-2022 McPherson Distinguished Teaching Awards, which recognize and reward excellence in teaching and service to students. The annual awards honor faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to the education of Napa Valley College students through classroom instruction and other activities that promote student learning.

Napa High School Athletic Hall of Fame: Dunlap’s SoCal football coach lured him to Napa

Jerry Dunlap was getting close to completing his master’s degree in education administration at the University of Nebraska when he got a call one day from Lars Christensen, the principal at Napa High School.

Bennett’s 35, Gleeson’s late 3-pointer key NVC women’s basketball team in ‘amazing win’ over Yuba

In one of the program’s greatest wins in school history, Napa Valley came from behind late in the fourth quarter to beat Yuba on Friday night, 58-57, as Gleeson hit an off-balance 3-pointer after getting an offensive rebound on a missed free-throw attempt by Bennett.

Musicals Go To the Movies with Broadway Performers in Napa Valley

Napa Valley College (NVC) Performing Arts Department of Music and Festival Napa Valley join together to present “Musicals Go To the Movies,”a musical theater revue starring acclaimed Broadway performer Ryan Silverman in performance alongside Napa Valley College music students for one night only on Saturday, March 26, at the Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center.