The Inquirer

The pressure of college acceptance is unnecessarily worsened by outdated policies

Tara Tashayod, Staff member

March 30, 2014

Overflowing planners, running from this end of the campus to the other just to meet the never ending requirements that transferring asks of you. DVC makes the transfer process perhaps easier than any other community college....

Letters to the editor — IGETC area 6 unfair for international students

Chun Lung Yeung

February 20, 2014

Diablo Valley College's Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) is a list of lower division general education courses. IGETC requires transfer students to complete those courses before transfer to the CSU...

Prop 30: the fine print

Editorial Board

February 6, 2013

Most of us knew Proposition 30 wouldn’t be an instant fix or a miraculous cure – indeed, the understanding was it would hardly alleviate the financial situation for community colleges at all. Instead, we were told that ‘status...

Puente provides results

Lorena Rojas, Staff writer

May 16, 2012

Getting into  a university can be complicated for some students. However, these students have a resource at DVC to help them. “Puente” is a program that helps them to follow a career and many of the students today show their...

Deadline for transfer certificate

Lina Pervez

March 24, 2010

Wednesday, March 31, is the deadline to apply for a "Certificate in Transfer Studies," which allows students who have completed IGETC or CSU GE to participate in the graduation ceremony. Transfer Center coordinator Regan ...

Transfer myths busted

Lina Pervez

February 23, 2010

The Transfer Center has a new motto: "Your bachelor's degree starts at DVC." But few students know where the center is located, never mind how critical its services are to making their stay at DVC as productive – and brief...

A Bit of Advice for Those Unhelpful Advisors

October 21, 2008

Dear Inquirer,   My experience with various counselors here at Diablo Valley College has been atrocious. I decided to go back to school at a later state in life and when I sought guidance from the counseling center here, I was very misled. ...

Fewer units needed for graduation

Yan Wing Ruby Lo

May 5, 2008

DVC transfer students will be more likely to graduate with an associate of arts degree under a proposed change in General Education requirements approved by the faculty. The new GE pattern for the A.A. degree - written by Merv...

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