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“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Yuba College’s Theater Department introduces its Spring musical production of Tony Award winning “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” conceived by Rebecca Felden and book written by Rachel Sheinkin. With its witty humor and charm, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” has entertained audiences across the country. Six of Putnam Valley Middle School’s more »

Softball swings in spring

The challenge of running a community college team where coaches only get two years with their players has been apparent this season for the Yuba College softball team. Coaches rely on on their returning players to be team leaders and to play key positions. Meanwhile, first year players get the experience and learn so that more »

Nicolas, future nurse

The nursing program is one of the most coveted and difficult programs that Yuba College has to offer. For one student, the journey that is the nursing program is about to end. Nicolas Morales is currently working through his final semester of the two-year nursing program. Getting into the program in the first place requires more »

The men and women on the track

Yuba College Track and Field has assembled one of the finest group of men and women athletes to attend our college in many years. The following is a profile of the athletes, their performance, their goals, and a pictorial layout of their fine talent and ability. Here are some profiles on the men and women more »

Collaboration and practice

Yuba College’s Mass Communications program prepares students for careers in the media through collaboration and hands-on practice. Jeremy Poulos, the instructor for Mass Communications 4, helps students master basic skills in composition, use of the camera, lighting, sound recording and editing. In this class, students complete projects such as TV commercials, music videos and short more »

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Yuba College’s Theater Department introduces its Spring musical production of Tony Award winning “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” conceived by Rebecca Felden and book written by Rachel Sheinkin. With its witty humor and charm, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” has entertained audiences across the country. Six of Putnam Valley Middle School’s more »

Softball swings in spring

Softball swings in spring

The challenge of running a community college team where coaches only get two years with their players has been apparent this season for the Yuba College softball team. Coaches rely on on their returning players to be team leaders and to play key positions. Meanwhile, first year players get the experience and learn so that more »

Nicolas wearing an Ebola suit during an Ebola training class.

Nicolas, future nurse

The nursing program is one of the most coveted and difficult programs that Yuba College has to offer. For one student, the journey that is the nursing program is about to end. Nicolas Morales is currently working through his final semester of the two-year nursing program. Getting into the program in the first place requires more »

The men and women on the track

The men and women on the track

Yuba College Track and Field has assembled one of the finest group of men and women athletes to attend our college in many years. The following is a profile of the athletes, their performance, their goals, and a pictorial layout of their fine talent and ability. Here are some profiles on the men and women more »

Reflections of a retiring dean

Reflections of a retiring dean

Yuba College is losing a dean. Walter Masuda, Dean of Arts, Humanities and Education, is retiring on June 30, after five years at the college. After retiring, he wants to teach English part time, do independent film production and conduct workshops for teachers to help them improve their teaching skills. The activities that he does more »

Educating students in English classes

Educating students in English classes

Mary Rowntree teaches English in a way that helps all the students in her classes. Rowntree is a part-time instructor at Yuba College, though one day she would like to teach at the college full time. She started teaching at Yuba in the Fall 2010 semester, starting with one pre-college English course. Now she teaches more »

Backstage with Gilbreath

Backstage with Gilbreath

Yuba College’s Theater Department welcomes a new addition to their faculty: James Gilbreath. Gilbreath started teaching at Yuba College in the Summer of 2015, so far completing the production of “Almost Maine” in the fall of 2015 and en route to completing his latest production, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Gilbreath has been more »

Collaboration and practice

Collaboration and practice

Yuba College’s Mass Communications program prepares students for careers in the media through collaboration and hands-on practice. Jeremy Poulos, the instructor for Mass Communications 4, helps students master basic skills in composition, use of the camera, lighting, sound recording and editing. In this class, students complete projects such as TV commercials, music videos and short more »

Artist insider with Yuba College's Rebecca Wallace

Artist insider with Yuba College’s Rebecca Wallace

Rebecca Wallace has been teaching painting and drawing at Yuba College for four semesters and has enjoyed every day spent with students and faculty. I had the chance to sit down with Wallace to discuss her lifestyle as both an artist and an educator. Wallace’s inspiration is driven by her love of music. Enticed by more »

Students in the Mass Communications 4 class make sure their production is running smoothly.

The invisible building

Have you ever been to the Mass Communications building here at Yuba College? Do you know where the Mass Communications building is? Have you ever even heard of the Mass Communications building? Chances are, your answer to most or all of these three questions is “no.” I know that my answer was no to all more »

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