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Monday, September 08, 2014

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  • AVC to host university and college representatives
    Posted: September 8, 2014 | Liz Diachun
    Students wanting to continue their education at a college, university or technical school will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 40 public and private institutions when Antelope Valley College hosts its annual Transfer Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11. The event will be held outdoors in the Library Plaza of the Lancaster campus, 3041 W. Ave. K.
  • 20th Annual Fall Job Fair set for Sept. 10
    Posted: September 5, 2014 | Liz Diachun
    Job seekers are encouraged to attend the Antelope Valley's largest job fair Wednesday, Sept. 10, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Antelope Valley College Lancaster campus Library Plaza, 3041 W. Ave. K.
  • AVC tops 15,000 students for the first week of instruction.
    Posted: August 22, 2014 | Liz Diachun
    Classes are off to a busy start at Antelope Valley College with over 15,000 students enrolled as of Wednesday morning, a 3% increase over Fall 2013. This fall the college is offering 545 unique course offerings in 77 disciplines from Accounting to Welding.
  • AVC Announces Auditions for Noises Off
    Posted: August 21, 2014 | Liz Diachun
    Open auditions for the AVC Theatre Arts Department’s fall production of Michael Frayn’s Noises Off will be held Friday, August 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the AVC Performing Arts Theatre. Those auditioning only need to come to one of these sessions.
  • AVC expects over 14,000 students for the upcoming fall semester
    Posted: August 11, 2014 | Liz Diachun
    Antelope Valley College continues to rebound from state budget cuts with 14,100 students registered, as of Monday, for the upcoming fall semester. The college expects this number to increase between now and the August 18 start of instruction.
  • Antelope Valley College is now accepting applications for the Law Scholars program
    Posted: July 16, 2014 | Liz Diachun
    The AVC Law Scholars program, designed to prepare community college students for admission to law school in California, is now accepting applications. Program benefits include financial aid counseling, academic advising, LSAT prep, exposure to the legal profession and other steps designed to increase the interest of community college students in law school.
  • Newton Chelette Named City of Lancaster's Citizen of the Year
    Posted: June 27, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Newton Chelette, Antelope Valley College's Dean of Kinesiology, Athletics and Visual and Performing Arts as well as the Athletic Director, was honored as the City of Lancaster's 2014 Citizen of the Year.
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs Announced
    Posted: June 24, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Antelope Valley College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Bonnie Suderman as the new Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • AVC Mobile App for iOS and Android Now Available
    Posted: June 19, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The AVC mobile app for iOS and Android is now available at: http://www.avc.edu/administration/its/elluciango.html. The app is intended to provide students with quick access to the Student Information System (SIS).
  • Executive Director of Marketing and Public Information Announced
    Posted: June 18, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Antelope Valley College is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Elizabeth Diachun as the new Executive Director of Marketing and Public Information.
  • Off Campus Incident
    Posted: June 17, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    On Monday, June 16, 2014 an incident occurred regarding an adult female who was confronted by an unknown male adult while walking near 33rd Street West and Ave K in Lancaster. 
  • AVC Vocational Nursing Program Accepting Enrollment Packets
    Posted: June 12, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The vocational nursing program will be accepting enrollment packets for August 2014 enrollment (fall semester).
  • The Hawking Dead Event
    Posted: June 12, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The Antelope Valley College Performing Arts Theatre is partnering with the Lancaster JetHawks for their themed night, "The Hawking Dead."
  • Classified Recognition Day
    Posted: June 12, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    At the Classified Recognition event on May 20: Karen Smith received the Bill Montamble Award. Kim Fite received the Humanitarian Award. Yvette Petrin received the Seniority Award.
  • Faculty Recognition Day
    Posted: June 12, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    At the Faculty Recognition Day picnic in the Health and Sciences courtyard on May 21: Registered Nursing Professor Elizabeth Sundberg was named as Scholar in Residence for the 2014-15 school year. Adjunct Writing Center Learning Specialist Wendy Rider was announced as the recipient of the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty award.
  • Spring Forward in Style Fashion Shows
    Posted: May 19, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The AVC Clothing and Textiles-Fashion Design Program presents their annual fashion show on Thursday, May 22, 6 to 7 p.m. in the AVC Cafeteria. In addition to the fashion show, door prizes will be awarded.
  • AVC Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients
    Posted: May 19, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The Antelope Valley College Foundation has announced the recipients of scholarships funded by numerous donors through the Foundation. The scholarships will be awarded at the annual Scholarship Convocation on Thursday, May 22 in the AVC Performing Arts Theatre.
  • California Community College Students to Get Leg Up on Way to Top Law Schools under First of its Kind Pathway Program
    Posted: May 12, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The California Community Colleges and The State Bar of California announced a new initiative that will provide students at 24 community colleges a smoother pathway to six of California’s top law schools.
  • AVC Announces Finalists for the Vice President of Academic Affairs Position
    Posted: May 12, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Following a national search, Antelope Valley College announced today that three finalists have been selected for the position of Vice President, Academic Affairs.
  • AVC Learning Center Announces 411 Sessions
    Posted: April 21, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    For students looking for information on topics not readily available like: formatting a term paper, using AVC email, social networking etiquette or simple calculator skills, the Learning Center's 411 Sessions might be the answer!
  • AVC Student Health Services to present "Sex Signals"
    Posted: April 17, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. in SSV 151, AVC Student Health Services and Bass Schuler Entertainment present: “Sex Signals”, a funny, in-your-face improv show that addresses sexual assault awareness.
  • New Name Announced for the AVC Student Newspaper
    Posted: April 17, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The AVC Examiner staff has changed the name of the paper to the AVC Navigator. The content is available at: http://avcnavigator.com/
  • Antelope Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    Posted: April 17, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The AVC Theatre Arts Department, with special arrangement through Music Theatre International (MTI), will perform A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, May 1, 2, & 3 at 8 p.m., and May 4 at 2 p.m., at the AVC Performing Arts Theatre.
  • Student Health Services presents "Take Back the Night"
    Posted: April 14, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    On Monday, April 14, 2014, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Quad, AVC Student Health Services will be joined by several advocates and organizations to rally against sexual assault and domestic violence.
  • AVSO Concert: "Stars of Tomorrow"
    Posted: April 2, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Three young virtuoso soloists join the Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 5 in the AVC Performing Arts Theatre. The "Stars of Tomorrow" program features movements from three of the most exciting concertos in the orchestral repertoire. The works are performed by two winners of the 2014 AVSOMC's Gail Newby Concerto Competition and the winner from the 2014 Junior Chamber Music Concerto Competition.
  • AVC Zoology Professor to Teach UCLA Extension Course
    Posted: April 2, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Dr. Callyn Yorke, Antelope Valley College professor of Zoology, will begin teaching a Saturday class this weekend called Birds of Southern California, through the UCLA Extension program.
  • Dance Dimensions 2014: "Good Enough"
    Posted: April 2, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Public performances of Dance Dimensions 2014: "Good Enough" will be presented at 7 p.m. on April 11 and 12 in the Antelope Valley College Performing Arts Theatre.
  • Music competition winners to perform April 5
    Posted: February 26, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Young winners of the annual Gail Newby Concerto Competition and AVSOMC Bach Competition, sponsored by the Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale, will perform at 8 p.m. April 5 at the Antelope Valley College Performing Arts Theatre, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
  • AVC Commercial Music Department Presents Back to the 80s
    Posted: February 26, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Put down that Rubik's Cube, turn off that Walkman and come back in time, as the AVC Commercial Music department re-lives the music, fashion, dancing, and the craziness of the 80s on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Performing Arts Theatre on the Antelope Valley College campus. Commercial Music faculty, students, and special guests will bring you the hits of Michael Jackson, Journey, Madonna, Huey Lewis & the News, Van Halen, Whitney Houston, Hall & Oates, and others as they pay tribute to the 1980s.
  • Domestic Violence Hearing
    Posted: February 4, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Assembly member Steve Fox and the Assembly Select Committee on Domestic Violence are hosting an informational hearing on domestic violence on Friday, February 7, 2 p.m., in HS 201.
  • Just1 Natural Health and Fitness Event
    Posted: February 4, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Just1 Natural Health and Fitness has teamed up with other health, fitness, medical and business professionals to present, "How to Make 2014 Your Healthiest and Fittest Year Ever: Renew Your Body and Love Your Life!" on Thursday, February 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m., in the Antelope Valley College Board Room, SSV 151.
  • Coaches vs. Cancer Facebook Fundraiser Promotion
    Posted: January 29, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    For every “Like” Hunter Fiat receives from now until midnight Feb 12, they will donate $1 to the Coaches vs. Cancer event. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.
  • Auditions Announced for One-Acts Festival
    Posted: January 29, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The Antelope Valley College Theatre Arts Department announces open auditions for plays for the 18th annual Original One-Act Festival on Friday, February 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, February 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the AVC Black Box Theatre, FA2 130, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536. The theatre is located near Entrance C on Avenue K at 31st Street West.
  • The Johnny "Cadillac" Peak Memorial Scholarship Show
    Posted: January 23, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Friends, family and the community will come together on Saturday, February 8, for a benefit concert at the Lancaster Moose Lodge to honor the memory of Antelope Valley College alumnus and local music scene personality, Johnny "Cadillac" Peak, who passed away in June 2013.
  • Antelope Valley College to Serve More Students by Changing Service Hours
    Posted: January 14, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    Recognizing the need to provide greater access to support services for many of its students, Antelope Valley College president Ed Knudson announced today the college will change its service hours effective February 3, the beginning of the spring semester.
  • AVC Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline
    Posted: January 13, 2014 | Jim Reddish
    The deadline to apply for scholarships through the Antelope Valley College Foundation is Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

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