Learning Communities

First Year Experience

The First Year Experience Program (FYE) is a year-long learning community of instructors and students who welcome additional support and guidance to reach transfer and career goals.
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Honors Program

The Honors University Transfer Program provides highly motivated students the opportunity to work closely with instructors and other motivated students.
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Puente

The mission of the Puente Program is to increase the number of educationally underserved students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities, earn degrees, and return to the community as leaders and mentors to succeeding generations.
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STEM Core

The STEM Core is program at West Valley College is a learning community designed to engage students who are interested in perusing a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering and math fields.

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Summer Bridge

The Summer Bridge Program provides under-served, high potential Latinx and African American Basic Skills students with dedicated academic and campus resource support while they take a compressed 4-week English 903 class.

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Umoja

The WVC Umoja Community/SUCCESS Program is a community of educators and learners committed to the academic success, personal growth, and self-actualization of African Americans and other underrepresented students who face extra challenges on the road to higher education.

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Last Updated 3/4/19