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¡Viva Mariachi! Festival Concert Returns to Napa Valley College on April 9

Napa Valley College announces the return of ¡Viva Mariachi! on Saturday, April 9, 2022. The festival will feature two concerts, an afternoon matinee and an evening performance, both celebrating the rich heritage and cultural traditions of Mexico through Mariachi music.

Help for Ukraine

We are deeply saddened by the events taking place in Ukraine. Today, I received the email below from the Chancellor and I wholeheartedly agree with and support his statement on the need to support democratic movements in our world and stand strongly against tyranny and oppression.

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.