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Ventura College Foundation Launches Veterans Promise Program

Ventura College Foundation Launches Veterans Promise Program

VENTURA — In an effort to improve the college-going rate among veterans and active duty military in Ventura County, the Ventura College Foundation is helping Ventura College students who are U.S. veteran and U.S. active duty military offset the cost of tuition through the William and Helen Scarpino Veterans Promise Program, a four-year pilot...
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Ventura College Puts Chicano Art on Display through Nov. 17

Ventura College Puts Chicano Art on Display through Nov. 17

Featured artists from the private collection of VC professor SANTA PAULA — Ventura College presents a Chicano Art Exhibit, “The Imagery of Chicano: a Perspective of Chicanismo in Contemporary Art” through Nov. 17 at the Ventura College Santa Paula site, 957 Faulkner Road, Santa Paula. The artwork on display comes from the private collection of...
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Ventura College Launches New Programs this Fall

Ventura College Launches New Programs this Fall

VENTURA — Ventura College is offering several new programs this fall, including a Diesel Mechanic Program, Workplace Competencies Program and Social Media Marketing. Registration opens to all students July 11 for the fall 2016 semester at Ventura College. Current students, in good academic standing, may enroll June 27. Most classes begin August 17. Students...
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Guest commentary: Institutions of higher learning in need of more H.U.G.s

Guest commentary: Institutions of higher learning in need of more H.U.G.s

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. Frank P. Barajas. Courtesy photo. By Frank P. Barajas / Guest contributor “It could be worse,” a friend responded after I...
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Ventura College celebrates the county with its inaugural ‘Diversity in Culture Festival April 14-16

Ventura College celebrates the county with its inaugural ‘Diversity in Culture Festival April 14-16

 Free three-day multicultural festival to showcase cultures through dance, music, film, food, speakers and more  VENTURA — Ventura County is a mosaic of cultures and ethnicities, with residents hailing from around the world. To celebrate the multicultural diversity of the county and its campus, Ventura College is holding its inaugural three-day “Diversity in Culture Festival,” April...
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Ventura College to Host Open House Extravaganza Open to the Community on March 12

Ventura College to Host Open House Extravaganza Open to the Community on March 12

Event features department presentations, financial aid application workshops, free lunch, and more VENTURA —Ventura College will hold an open house available to all those interested in learning more about the college and its programs and services, as well as those who would like assistance in applying for admission and financial aid. The Ventura College Extravaganza will be...
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Local news briefs

Local news briefs

VENTURA COUNTY — Moorpark College, Oxnard College and Ventura College are offering a variety of classes this summer from general education to career technical education, basic skills and transfer courses, the Ventura County Community College District reported in a media release. Summer classes provide an opportunity for students to catch up, get ahead or...
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Ventura College to host 28th annual Latina Leadership Network Conference through March 28

Ventura College to host 28th annual Latina Leadership Network Conference through March 28

VENTURA — Ventura College will host the Latina Leadership Network’s (LLN) 28th Annual Conference, “Latina Leadership: Pursuing Equity in the 21st Century”  from March 26 through 28, college officials reported in a media release. The conference will focus on the impact that student equity funding will have on Latina students, how Latinas are represented at...
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Ventura College to celebrate Diversity in Culture with a Spanish Heritage Fiesta on Sept. 24

Ventura College to celebrate Diversity in Culture with a Spanish Heritage Fiesta on Sept. 24

VENTURA — A Spanish Heritage Fiesta, a free community event to celebrate Diversity in Culture, will be presented by Ventura College from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the Ventura College Performing Arts Center, 4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura. The event will feature professionals and students including Aztec, Folkloric, and Flamenco dances, a...
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El Concilio profile: Susan Carrasco

El Concilio profile: Susan Carrasco

Editor’s note: Part of a continuing series of stories profiling the award-winners of El Concilio Family Services 2014 Latino Leadership Awards. The awards gala will be held on Saturday, May 31 at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. Click here to register or to become a sponsor or call 805-486-9777 for more information. Amigos805 staff reports Susan Carrasco,...
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Ventura County Community College District hosting welcome reception on July 29 for new Ventura College president

Ventura County Community College District hosting welcome reception on July 29 for new Ventura College president

VENTURA — Ventura County Community College District invites the community to attend a welcome reception for Dr. Greg Gillespie, new Ventura College president, on Monday, July 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the District Administrative Center, 255 W. Stanley Ave., Suite 150, Ventura, the district reported in a media release. The event is...
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Deadline is June 20 to register for ‘Young Writers Camp” in Ventura, Santa Barbara counties

Deadline is June 20 to register for ‘Young Writers Camp” in Ventura, Santa Barbara counties

The deadline to register is June. 20 for South Coast Writing Project presents “The 2013 Young Writers Camp”  July 15-26 at UC Santa Barbara and California Lutheran University, July 15 through Aug. 1 at Oxnard and Ventura colleges. The students, third through ninth grade, will work with dedicated, experienced teachers and will be offered such...
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Bilingual commentary: The art of words, images comes to the community

Bilingual commentary: The art of words, images comes to the community

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 The 805 region is blessed with a number of talented Latinos/Latinas who fulfill our cultural needs through their music, artwork and their words. One such individual is Melinda Palacio of Santa Barbara, who has just published her latest book of poetry, “How Fire is a Story.” “It took...
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Bilingual report: Ventura College art galleries presenting Latino art exhibits throughout November

Bilingual report: Ventura College art galleries presenting Latino art exhibits throughout November

“Autonomy and Cultural Identity: 20th Century Art of Latin America” will be presented Nov. 1 through Nov. 30 at the Ventura College Media Art Gallery. Curated by Ann Bittl, the exhibit explores the art of Latin America and Mexico during the 20th century, including the ideologies, revolutions, adversities, fantasies and the fashioning of identities,...
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Bilingual report: CEDC’s Neighborworks Week 2012 set for June 9 at Ventura College

Bilingual report: CEDC’s Neighborworks Week 2012 set for June 9 at Ventura College

The Cabrillo Economic Development Corp.’s NeighborWorks Week 2012, “Family Learning Institute: Building Family Power from Home to Community,” will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9 at Ventura Col­lege, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura. The event will focus on empowering families through educational workshops with a focus on community leadership and financial...
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