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Yuba College creates successful transfers

Yuba College creates successful transfers

Successful graduation rates for community college transfers fuel the educational system. When students take the initiative to earn their degrees by completing what they started, everyone benefits. College funding is predicated upon successful graduation rates and in a timely fashion. Student success gives others a better opportunity for a future in the education system and more »

A traditional Mexican baile folklórico being performed at the on-campus Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Spanish Organization of Yuba College

With a large group of Hispanic students on campus, it is no surprise that the Spanish Organization of Yuba College exists. But this does not mean that the SOY club is exclusive to Hispanic students. According to Professor José Ramón Muñoz, who helped found the club in 2009, its purpose is to promote the Hispanic more »

The artist behind Pickle Pottery

The artist behind Pickle Pottery

Yuba College Ceramics professor Stephanie Adams is a talented individual who enjoys the art of ceramics. Not only does Adams teach ceramics, she also owns a small company in which she shares her dainty artwork with the rest of the world. As a shy high school student, Adams found solace in the clay room. From 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 »

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