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  • Community Invited to 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

    Posted: August 27, 2015 | Rachel Morgan

    Staff, students and members of the community are invited to the AVC Admin Building flagpole for a moment of silence Friday, September 11 at 7 a.m.
  • AVC Welcomes New Faculty

    Posted: August 27, 2015 | Rachel Morgan

    Nine new full-time faculty members completed faculty orientation this week. Join us in welcoming (from left to right):

    Back Row: Bruce Shanks, James Dorn, Tino Garcia, and Dr. Jonathan Compton. Front Row: Kathy Osburn, Mary Hults, David Adams, Jane (Snizhana) Bowers, and Yesentia Cota

  • Coffee Chat with the President

    Posted: August 27, 2015 | Rachel Morgan

    President Ed Knudson will be holding the first coffee forum of the semester Friday, Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. in the student lounge. Come by and chat with the president about the new school year.
  • Learning Center Display Box

    Posted: August 27, 2015 | Rachel Morgan

    Two Learning Center student workers (Elizabeth Wells and Sheena Shez) took the opportunity to show their dedication and creativity by designing the Learning Center display case. The design and construction of the display was started at the beginning of the summer semester with the students putting in time whenever they had the chance. The display artistically lists the Learning Center resources and contact information.
  • Dewayne Dedmon Youth Basketball Camp Held at AVC

    Posted: August 27, 2015 | Rachel Morgan

    Over 120 campers between the ages of 5-17 attended the Dewayne Dedmon Youth Basketball Camp this past Saturday, August 15. Mike Rios, Athletic Counselor and Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, served as camp director. All campers received a basketball, t-shirt, a pair of basketball shoes, and sweats at no cost. A lunch was also served. The AVC community thanks Mr. Dedmon and sponsors for this event.
  • Marauder Bookstore Sale

    Posted: August 27, 2015 | Rachel Morgan

    Students using their Antelope Valley College or Marauder Bookstore reusable bag during August 24 - 29 will receive 10% off of their entire purchase (including textbooks) at the Marauder Bookstore.
  • August 31 - September 4 students will get 30% off ALL Clothing and logo merchandise.
  • Parking and Traffic on Lancaster Campus

    Posted: August 25, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    With the return of students to campus for fall semester, please remember provisions of the California Vehicle Code are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Maximum speed limits for roadways are as posted. The speed limit in all campus parking lots is 10 MPH.
  • Auditions for Inherit the Wind

    Posted: August 25, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Open auditions for the AVC Theatre Arts Department’s fall production of Inherit the Wind, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee will be held Friday, August 28 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and on Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the AVC Performing Arts Theatre.
  • Theatre Arts Instructor Directs Much Ado

    Posted: August 25, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Theatre Arts faculty Jeffrey Wienckowski was recently reviewed by the LA Times for his work as director for Shakespeare's "Much Ado About...
  • AVC Safety and Security Office moves to T800

    Posted: August 10, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    For the start of fall semester, AVC’s campus security will be moved to Building T800, located west of the Gymnasium and south of the tennis courts.
  • AVC Cafe closed Aug. 17-23

    Posted: August 7, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    To prepare for the upcoming fall semester, the AVC Cafe will be closed the week of August 17. The Marauder Bookstore remains open and will offer a variety of snacks for purchase.
  • AVC Lancaster campus closed Friday, August 21

    Posted: August 5, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    AVC will be closed to the public August 21 to allow all employees to participate in the opening day general session. The bookstore will remain open.
  • Instructor represents AVC at the International Conference on Learning in Madrid

    Posted: August 4, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Learning Center Instructor Magdalena Caproiu served as a delegate ant the 22nd International Conference on Learning, held earlier this month at Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid, Spain.
  • AVC graduates 16 to serve as wildland firefighters

    Posted: August 4, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Congratulations to AVC’s Wildland Firefighter Academy graduates. The students completed a rigorous summer training program in various aspects of wildland firefighting to earn certification from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.  The training prepares the students for entry-level positions as wildland firefighters.
  • Interim Executive Director chosen for AVC Foundation

    Posted: July 3, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Dianne Knippel has been appointed as the interim Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and AVC Foundation.
  • LASD Active Shooter Training to be held at AVC

    Posted: June 3, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting Active Shooter Training on the AVC campus Thursday, June 11. This is a planned training exercise. Staff, students and the local community may notice an increase in emergency personnel and traffic moving on and around campus. This is a valuable opportunity for AVC, allowing local first responders to become more familiar with the layout of campus. 
  • New for Fall: AVC Noncredit ESL Program

    Posted: May 22, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    New for Fall 2015, AVC will be offering a noncredit English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Students can focus on skills such as grammar, vocabulary, reading or writing as they progress through the noncredit program.
  • Nuevo AVC para el Otoño: Inglés como Segundo Idioma sin crédito

    Posted: May 22, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Nuevo para el otoño de 2015, AVC estará ofreciendo Inglés como Segundo Idioma sin crédito (ESL). Los estudiantes pueden centrarse en habilidades tales como la gramática, el vocabulario, la lectura o la escritura a medida que progresan a través del programa sin crédito.
  • AVC Foundation Scholarship Convocation – Tuesday, May 19

    Posted: May 7, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    The Antelope Valley College Foundation will announce scholarships recipients at the annual Scholarship Convocation on Tuesday, May 19 in the AVC Performing Arts Theatre.
  • AVC Summer Science Academy Now Enrolling

    Posted: April 30, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    The 3rd Annual Summer Science Academy is scheduled for June 8 through 12 from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will take place at the Palmdale Aerospace Academy located at 38060 20th Street East, Palmdale.
  • AVC's Theatre for Young Audiences to Perform Cootie Shots

    Posted: April 28, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    AVC Theatre Arts Department’s spring Theatre for Young Audiences production of Cootie Shots (Theatrical Inoculations Against Bigotry for Kids, Parents and Teachers) will be presented Saturday, May 2 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Sunday, May 3 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the AVC Performing Arts Theatre.
  • AVC Language Arts Professor Receives Art Award

    Posted: April 23, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Antelope Valley College Language Arts instructor Charles Hood received an Artist-in-Residence fellowship from the prestigious Playa Arts Foundation. He will join painters, musicians, and scientists for a summer residency in Oregon.
  • AVC Summer and Fall Schedule Goes Live

    Posted: April 9, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    The Antelope Valley College Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes is now available online at http://www.avc.edu/information/schedule. In 2009, AVC moved to an online-only schedule in an effort to be more environmentally friendly and save money.
  • Antelope Valley College Students Selected to Visit NASA this Spring

    Posted: April 3, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Victoria Jenne of Antelope Valley College has been selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center this spring to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS).
  • A musical tribute to celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary Billie Holiday comes to AVC

    Posted: March 13, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Antelope Valley College Performing Arts Theatre will host a musical tribute to celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary Billie Holiday Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m.
  • AVC to host San Francisco-based String Quartet March 20

    Posted: March 13, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Antelope Valley College will host the innovative Amaranth String Quartet for a free performance Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in the Choir Room (FA3-162) of the Lancaster campus.
  • Paraclete, Quartz Hill teams among winners at Math Field Day

    Posted: March 10, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Top math students from 10 area high schools spent 90 minutes Friday morning working through a series of written problems devised by Antelope Valley College math faculty members.
  • Job Fair set for March 18

    Posted: March 5, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Job seekers are encouraged to attend the Antelope Valley College job fair Wednesday, March 18, 2 to 6 p.m. at the Antelope Valley College Lancaster campus Health & Science Plaza, 3041 W. Ave. K.
  • STEM Conference for Girls Slated for Pi Day (3/14)

    Posted: March 5, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    The 3rd Annual STEM Conference for Girls is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14, the annual date commemorating the mathematical constant p (pi). The event will take place at the Antelope Valley Union High School District Palmdale Conference Center located at 1156 East Ave. S, Palmdale.
  • Music competition winners to perform March 28

    Posted: March 5, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    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. March 28 at the Antelope Valley College Performing Arts Theatre, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
  • "It Gets Better Journey" set for Wednesday, Feb. 25

    Posted: February 17, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Antelope Valley College in conjunction with the City of Lancaster and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles present, "The It Gets Better Journey" on Wednesday, February 25 at 7 p.m. at the college’s Performing Arts Theatre. Admission is Free. 
  • Cootie Shots Auditions set for Friday, Feb. 20

    Posted: February 17, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Open auditions for the AVC Theatre Arts Department’s spring Theatre for Young Audiences production of Cootie Shots (Theatrical Inoculations Against Bigotry for Kids, Parents and Teachers) will be held Friday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the AVC Black Box Theatre, with callbacks from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. the same afternoon.
  • 2015 Achievement Award recipients announced

    Posted: February 3, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Antelope Valley College and the Antelope Valley College Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2015 Achievement Awards who will be honored at the AVC 85th Anniversary Gala, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at the A.V. Fairgrounds, H.W. Hunter Pavilion, 2551 West Ave. H, Lancaster.
  • Coaches vs. Cancer set for February 18

    Posted: February 3, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Antelope Valley College will again host the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser on Wednesday, Feb. 18 between the 5 p.m. Men’s basketball game and 7 p.m. Women’s basketball game (approx. 6:30 p.m.) in the AVC Gymnasium. The event includes a 60-second free throw shootout with AVC President Ed Knudson and Dean Newton Chelette and a half court shot to win a Fiat. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. 
  • AVC Theatre Arts Department Performs American Classic

    Posted: February 2, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    The Antelope Valley College Theatre Arts Department’s production of Clifford Odett’s Waiting for Lefty opens on Thursday, February 5 at 8 p.m. at the college’s Black Box Theatre, with additional performances Friday, February 6 at 8 p.m., Saturday, February 7 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, February 8 at 2 p.m.
  • R.E.A.D! @ AVC

    Posted: January 26, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Antelope Valley College’s spring session of “R.E.A.D! (Read, Educate, Activate, Discover) @ AVC” kicks off Saturday, Feb. 21 with the addition of a new class for older students.  
  • AVC Selected to Offer Bachelor’s Degree

    Posted: January 20, 2015 | Liz Diachun

    Antelope Valley College is honored to be one of the 15 colleges selected today by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors to develop a pilot bachelor’s degree program.

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Last updated: August 27, 2015