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COVID Adds Twist to 2020 STEMposium

Even as COVID-19 and the stay-at-home orders necessitated great changes this spring, including closing the campus and canceling or postponing of classes and events, NVC students and staff continued to innovate and learn.

Food Basket Program Serves Hungry Students

On a hot Tuesday in May, Stacy and her youngest daughter, Abby, drove up to the 900 Building on the Napa Valley College campus, following the signs into the lane for the college’s Food Basket program.

Professor Ann Gross reflects on 32 years at NVC

The year Ann Gross started teaching parti-time at NVC, in 1988, British ski jumper Eddie the Eagle was soaring through the air at the Calgary Olympics, and Cher won the Oscar for best actress in Moonstruck.

Napa Valley College Celebrates Transfer Students at Virtual Celebration

More than 90 people participated in Napa Valley College’s 13th annual Transfer Celebration on May 14, 2020. The virtual event, organized by the Transfer Center, which is part of Student Affairs, celebrated Napa Valley College students’ successful completion of their transfer path and acceptance to four-year institutions.

Lisa Yanover and Sally Baldwin Named 2020 McPherson Award Winners

From his vision and institutional leadership to his support of scholarships and encouragement for individual students, Napa Valley College Founding President Dr. Harry McPherson touched many lives. Each year, Napa Valley College awards the McPherson Distinguished Teaching Award to faculty members who are nominated for the honor by their peers, students, or community members for their commitment to excellence in education.