Gavilan College awarded third consecutive federal STEM grant: $4,737,455 over five years
September 28 – The United States Department of Education yesterday announced that Gavilan College will be a recipient of $4,737,455 in federal funding for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education through the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HIS) STEM Program.
Gavilan College announces winners of 2016 Community Spirit Awards
September 21 – At their September meeting, the Gavilan College Board of Trustees announced the winners of the Community Spirit Awards for 2016. The awards will be presented at three breakfasts in October.
Gavilan College’s 23rd Annual High on Health Faire
September 15 – Gavilan College’s 23rd Annual High on Health Faire on Wednesday, October 5, from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Student Research Showcase
September 9 – Gavilan College STEM summer interns present science findings during 8th annual science symposium.
Gavilan College Aviation Program Wings North to San Martin
September 1 – In August, Gavilan College staff and students packed up everything for a trek 11 miles north, as the aviation program moved into a newly constructed hangar and renovated classrooms at San Martin Airport. The community is invited to see the new facility at a Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting from 4 - 6 p.m. on September 13.
Nominations now open for 2016 Gavilan College Community Spirit Awards
August 16 – Nominations are open now through Wednesday, August 31 for the 2016 Gavilan College Community Spirit Awards. Anyone who lives or works in the Gavilan Joint Community College District may nominate a business, individual, or organization for all they do that contributes to the quality of life in our communities.
Gavilan College Moves to Trustee Elections By District Areas: Filing period opens Monday
July 13 – The general election on November 6 will be the first election for Gavilan College Trustees since the board voted to transition from at-large to district elections.
Dr. Kathleen Rose named President / Superintendent of Gavilan College
June 23 – At their meeting on June 14, 2016, the Board of Trustees of Gavilan Joint Community College District named Dr. Kathleen Rose as the next President / Superintendent of Gavilan College
Food Pantry helps Gavilan students succeed
June 8 – All too often, these are choices students make every day. Money runs out before food is purchased, food runs out before the next paycheck. To address that problem, the Gavilan College Food Pantry opened to students.
Deputy Jon Ramey looks to expand safety and awareness on campus
November 4 – Filling a new position on campus, Deputy Jon Ramey brings 15 years experience to Gavilan College. He plans to expand safety and awareness across the campus.
Student Trustee Iris Cueto advocates for improved communications
November 4 – As Student Trustee for Gavilan College, Iris Cueto voices student concerns and brings awareness to the challenges faced by immigrant students.
Gavilan College Awarded Third STEM Grant
November 4 – Gavilan College was recently awarded its third consecutive STEM grant, more than $4.7 million over five years to add a STEM Study Center and expand student learning opportunities.
Children's Theatre Repertory showcases Folktales from the American West
November 4 – Students in Children's Theatre Repertory classes share behind-the-scenes insights into the characters they will present to elementary school audiences.
Gavilan College Art Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Ema Harris-Sintamarian
November 3 – Ema Harris-Sintamarian is a Bay Area artist originally from Romania. Her intricate works on paper are characterized by an intense proliferation of dynamic, complex abstract imagery and effusive color.
Gavilan College Transfer Day 2016
October 26 – This college fair provides students, staff, and the community with information on transferring to a 4 year institution.
Gavilan College Community Education Offering Small Business Management Series
October 12 – This dynamic series is designed for those who want to start or improve their business and meet their bottom line.
How Did We Get HERE? The 2016 presidential election through anthropological, sociological, and historical lenses.
October 10 – Feeling as if you’d like a little help through this election season? Come hear three Gavilan social scientists use their disciplines to bring some understanding to a chaotic process.
100+ Days of Engagement
October 7 – Newly appointed Gavilan College Superintendent/President Kathleen Rose is exhilarated to engage with the district communities, students and stakeholders.
Student Center services relocated for seismic retrofit
October 7 – The student center and administration building are closed for upgrades. Services have been moved to the Multipurpose Building.
Learning Commons focuses on student success and access
October 7 – Students and instructors flock to expanded Learning Commons and Writing Center for engaged learning and technology access.
Leah Halper, visionary organizer, melds academic and real world experience
October 7 – Leah Halper, visionary organizer, melds academic and real world experience during her tenure at Gavilan College.
ASGC Clubs VP Omar Lopez
October 7 – Third year student and ASGC VP of clubs looks to increase student engagement on campus and in the community.
Crews putting finishing touches on new Coyote Valley Center
December 19 – Crews are putting the finishing touches on Gavilan Colleges's new Coyote Valley Center. Classes will be offered at the new location for Spring semester 2017, which starts January 30. The center will also be home to the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium.
Trustees sworn in at December board meeting
December 14 – Following November's election, trustees Brusco, Dover, and Perez were sworn in prior to December meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Retiring Trustee Tom Breen Receives Sendoff from Gavilan College Board
December 2 – After 16 years of service, Trustee Tom Breen is retiring. Gavilan College Board members thank him for his calm leadership.
Fred Harris Honored with College Facilities Award
December 2 – Fred Harris, VP of Administrative Services, receives statewide award honoring him for his work benefiting community colleges and the students of California.
Jacquelyn Richburg Receives Phenomenal Women Award
December 2 – Jacquelyn Richburg, Career/Transfer Center coordinator, was honored with the Phenomenal Women's Award at the Still I Rise inaugural ceremony in San Jose.
Gavilan students build games to solve social problems at CSUMB hackathon
December 2 – At the recent CSUMB hackathon, Gavilan computer science students spent a weekend building games to solve social and community problems.