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Inaugural Dr. Ed Shenk Excellence in Student Service Award

Napa Valley College has launched the “Dr. Ed Shenk Excellence in Student Service Award,” announced Oscar De Haro, assistant superintendent/vice president, student affairs. De Haro’s executive assistant, Martha Navarro, is the inaugural recipient of the award, created to recognize and honor student service staff members who have contributed to the success of Napa Valley College students through activities that promote student learning, retention and growth.

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.

Download Napa Valley College Zoom Virtual Backgrounds

We miss being on campus, and we know many of you do, too. That’s why we created these Napa Valley College virtual Zoom backgrounds to use during your next Zoom class or meeting. We know it’s not the same and we hope to see everyone soon!

Board of Trustees – May 2020

At the May 14 Board of Trustees meeting, the Board unanimously approved the contract for Dr. Sara Parker to join Napa Valley College as our Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Academic Affairs, effective July 1, 2020.

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.


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