Karina Vega-Villa Takes Oath of Office as Wenatchee School Board Member

Karina Vega-Villa was sworn into office as a member of the Wenatchee School Board by Superior Court Judge Travis Brandt Tuesday night. “It was really exciting.” said Vega-Villa, “It was especially important to have my family here. I’m a working mom, I have two kids in the school district, so…


Wenatchee Valley College at Omak Celebrating 50 Years

There’s a big milestone coming up for Wenatchee Valley College and the city of Omak. “Wenatchee Valley College at Omak is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary with two events on November 30th and they’re both in Hazel Allen Burnett Hall.” explained WVC’s Community Relations Executive Director Libby Siebens, “The first is…


12th District Candidates Debate in STEM Forum

Candidates for Washington State’s 12th legislative district met Tuesday night on the Wenatchee Valley College campus to debate education-related topics. State Representative Mike Steele and candidates Valerie Sarratt, Keith Goehner and Dr. Ann Diamond were all on hand in the Grove Recital Hall for the debate hosted by the Apple…


WVC Names Interim VP of Instruction

Dr. Tod Treat was named as the interim vice president of instruction, after Dr. Carli Schiffner’s departure this August.   Dr. Treat comes to WVC from Tacoma Community College where he served as the executive vice president of academic and student affairs for the past five years.   “My goals are to…



Wenatchee Valley College Name New Athletic Director

Kyle Vierck has been named as Wenatchee Valley College athletic director. Vierck replaces Greg Franz, who is retiring after holding multiple positions at the college since starting in 1988.   Vierck has worked in college athletics for over 10 years, most recently as the Student-Athlete Careers Program Director at the…



Visiting Writers Coming to Wenatchee Valley College

The Wenatchee Valley College English department presents the Visiting Writers Winter Reading on Thursday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. in The Grove Recital Hall, Music and Art Center (MAC). Writers are Sharma Shields and Matthew Sullivan. This event is part of the Community Appreciation Series sponsored by the Wenatchee Valley…


State Poet Laureate Coming to WVC May 18th

From a press release: Washington state poet laureate Tod Marshall and Wenatchee Valley College alumni will give a reading on Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. in The Grove Recital Hall, Music and Art Center. The event is free and open to the public.   Marshall, along with Zachary Eddy,…


WVC Speaks Presents History of Chavez Ravine

From a Press Release:   R. Jaime Ramirez, Wenatchee Valley College Chicano/a Studies Professor, will present “The Love of Baseball: Chavez Ravine” at the next WVC Speaks Lecture Series on Thursday, May 4, at 2 p.m. in Wenatchi Hall 2105 and in Omak campus room 901 via ITV.   The…