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  • Nursing students graduate, receive pins
    Posted: December 16, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Antelope Valley College is doing its part to combat California’s critical shortage of nurses with 62 graduates receiving their nursing pins during a Dec. 13 ceremony at the Poppy Pavilion, Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, Lancaster.
  • Campus to be closed Dec. 23-Jan. 3
    Posted: December 16, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Students and members of the public will not be allowed on Antelope Valley College’s Lancaster campus Dec. 23-Jan. 3 to enable construction crews to install a campus high voltage electrical system.
  • Choreographers and dancers wanted
    Posted: December 9, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Choreographers and dancers are invited to audition for Dance Dimensions 2010 to be held at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center May 21-22, 2010.
  • Customer service training to start in January
    Posted: December 1, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Attitude, communication and conflict resolution will be among the topics covered in a series of customer service training courses offered through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services program beginning in January.
  • Five new members sought for oversight committee
    Posted: November 30, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Antelope Valley College is seeking community members interested in serving on its Citizens’ Oversight Committee, with the responsibility of ensuring that local bond proceeds are spent according to their intended purposes.
  • Sheriff’s deputies to start policing AVC campus
    Posted: November 24, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A week after a contracted security guard was attacked on the Antelope Valley College campus, college trustees on Monday unanimously approved a contract to have the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department provide police services for the campus starting Jan. 1, 2010.
  • Nation’s Poet Laureate to speak at AVC Dec. 8
    Posted: November 24, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    The nation’s Poet Laureate and Antelope Valley College graduate Kay Ryan will return to her alma mater to speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 in the campus Cafeteria, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster. The event is free and open to the public.
  • AVC to host StoryFest Nov. 21
    Posted: November 16, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A celebration of the diversity of cultures as expressed through stories and folktales will be the focus of Antelope Valley College’s inaugural StoryFest, 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Antelope Valley College Chorale Room, FA3-162, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
  • Free outdoor guitar performance at AVC Nov. 18
    Posted: November 16, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A guitar ensemble led by William Davila will perform an outdoor concert 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 in the Library Plaza at Antelope Valley College, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
  • "Judas" arrives in Antelope Valley
    Posted: November 16, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    The conflict between divine love and the existence of free will is examined in Antelope Valley College’s Theatre Arts Department production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” opening in the AVC Black Box Theatre 8 p.m. Nov. 13. 
  • Class provides information on citizenship
    Posted: November 3, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Immigrants interested in becoming United States citizens can enroll in a two-hour workshop offered through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.
  • Interactive workshop to bring out the best in full-figured women
    Posted: November 3, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    An interactive workshop to assist full-figured women in finding the keys to a look that is both professional and attractive will be presented Nov. 14 by Antelope Valley College’s Contact and Community Services Office.
  • Food handler certification offered at AVC
    Posted: November 3, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Food service employees needing to meet state safety requirements can enroll in a Food Handler Certificate course offered Nov. 14 through the Corporate and Community Services at Antelope Valley College.
  • AVC’s preschool program open to the public
    Posted: November 3, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Antelope Valley College’s Child Development Center is accepting applications for preschool children for 2010.
  • Notary public training and exam offered at AVC
    Posted: November 3, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    People interested in working as notary publics can learn how to perform the job and prepare for a required state exam through “Notary Public Workshop” offered 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.
  • SAT-1 preparation workshop slated
    Posted: November 3, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A series of four Saturday workshops designed to improve the scores of college-bound students taking the SAT is being offered Nov. 7-21 and Dec. 5 through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.
  • Learn to sell on the world’s largest online marketplace
    Posted: November 3, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Learning to sell on eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, is the focus of an all-day workshop offered by Antelope Valley College’s Contact and Community Services Office.
  • Chapel to be erected for John Cobb’s solo exhibit, Nov. 16-21
    Posted: November 3, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A one-week exhibition of paintings by John Cobb – as well as painting demonstrations and talks by the artist – will be hosted by the Antelope Valley College Art Gallery Nov. 16-Nov. 21.
  • AVC’s “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” opens in LA Oct. 23
    Posted: October 19, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    The conflict between divine love and the existence of free will is examined in Antelope Valley College’s Theatre Arts Department production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” opening in Los Angeles 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Veterans Center for the Performing Arts at Mortise & Tenon, 446 S. La Brea Ave. 
  • Grand opening Friday for AVC horticulture building and other facilities
    Posted: October 16, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    The grand opening ceremony for Antelope Valley College’s Environmental Horticulture Science and Facilities Services and Warehouse buildings will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Lancaster campus, 3041 W. Ave. K.
  • Seminar to look at how to launch a law enforcement career
    Posted: October 15, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Anyone wanting to know how to pursue a career in law enforcement can enroll in a community education course, “Prepare for a Career in Law Enforcement,” being held 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17 at Antelope Valley College, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lncaster.
  • Notary public training and exam offered at AVC
    Posted: October 15, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    People interested in working as notary publics can learn how to perform the job and prepare for a required state exam through “Notary Public Workshop” offered 8 a.m.-4 p.m. this Saturday through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.
  • SAT preparation workshop slated
    Posted: October 15, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    People can learn the tax and legal benefits of a living trust through a seminar “The Living A series of four Saturday workshops designed to improve the scores of college-bound students taking the SAT is being offered Nov. 7-21 and Dec. 5 through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.
  • Living trust seminar this Friday
    Posted: October 15, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    People can learn the tax and legal benefits of a living trust through a seminar “The Living Trust” at 10 a.m. this Friday in Business Education Building room BE 246 at Antelope Valley College, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
  • Grand opening Friday for AVC horticulture building and other facilities
    Posted: October 13, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    The public is invited to attend the grand opening of Antelope Valley College’s Environmental Horticulture Science and Facilities Services and Warehouse buildings 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16. The campus is at 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
  • AVC announces changes to schedule, dates for intersession/spring
    Posted: October 13, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Antelope Valley College students planning on enrolling for the intersession and spring terms that begin early next year will be directed to do more business online.
  • Wrestling tag team and underground film director to appear at AVC screenings
    Posted: October 13, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    An inside look at the art, business and passion of professional wrestling will be offered to valley residents 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 when the Antelope Valley College presents "Sound of the Body Slams: Wrestling in Documentary Film."
  • Pro wrestlers show artistic side in groundbreaking exhibit at AVC Art Gallery
    Posted: October 13, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A diverse group of artists united by their past careers in professional wrestling will be featured in an exhibit, "Beyond the Ring: The Art Careers of Professional Wrestlers," in the Antelope Valley College Art Gallery Oct. 26-Nov. 13.
  • NASA teams with Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale for out of world experience
    Posted: October 06, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    The Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale will kick off its new season entitled “Musical Milestones” on Oct. 17 with a performance at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster.
  • Respiratory Care Program receives national accreditation
    Posted: September 29, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    One of Antelope Valley College's newest health care provider programs has received national accreditation.
  • Meet Your Faculty Workshop
    Posted: September 29, 2009 | Tamira Palmetto Despain
  • “Divining Nature” subject of new gallery show
    Posted: September 24, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A group exhibition that focuses on how the concept of nature is shaped by personal and contemporary experiences is the subject of “Divining Nature” in the Antelope Valley College Art Gallery Oct. 1-23.
  • Concert Band to perform at AVC Oct. 5
    Posted: September 24, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    The Antelope Valley College Concert Band under the direction of Dr. Berkeley Price will present a free patriotic concert 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5 in the college Cafeteria, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
  • Valley’s largest job fair set for Oct. 7
    Posted: September 14, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Employers interested in participating in the Antelope Valley’s largest job fair can still reserve space for Antelope Valley College’s 14th Annual Fall Career Information and Job Fair to be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 7 at the Lancaster campus, 3041 W. Ave. K.
  • Class provides information on citizenship
    Posted: September 14, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Immigrants interested in becoming United States citizens can enroll in a two-hour class offered through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.
  • AVC awarded $20,000 grant for aircraft programs
    Posted: September 14, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A scope designed to test the integrity of composite materials used in aircraft is among the additions to Antelope Valley College’s aeronautics programs following the award of a $20,000 grant from the California Community Foundation.
  • AVC to host university and college representatives
    Posted: September 10, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Students wanting to continue their education at a college, university or technical school will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from approximately 30 public and private institutions when Antelope Valley College hosts its annual Transfer Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23.
  • Grand Opening of AVC's Marauder Stadium
    Posted: September 10, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
  • Faculty members hold benefit for "starving artists"
    Posted: September 8, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Members of the Antelope Valley College art faculty will host a benefit 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24 in the campus Art Gallery to provide scholarships to art students. The gallery is located on the west side of campus, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
  • Antelope Valley Rubber Duck Race
    Posted: September 8, 2009 | AVC Foundation
  • Faculty Show to launch season at AVC Art Gallery
    Posted: August 27, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Artwork by Antelope Valley College faculty members will be featured in the campus Art Gallery when it opens for the new academic year Sept. 3. The gallery is located on the southwest side of the Lancaster campus, 3041 W. Ave. K.
  • Construction closures announced
    Posted: August 21, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Construction projects will create obstacles for students and employees trying to navigate the campus during the fall semester.
  • Don’t stress me out: Workshop to relieve stress offered Sept. 12
    Posted: August 21, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Proven techniques to reduce stress while at the same time improving concentration will be taught in a three-hour workshop 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 through Antelope Valley College’s Contact and Community Services Office.
  • Learn to sell on the world’s largest online marketplace
    Posted: August 21, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Learning to sell on eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, is the focus of an all-day workshop offered by Antelope Valley College’s Contact and Community Services Office.
  • California Guard Card course to be held at AVC
    Posted: August 21, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    An eight-hour training course to secure a California Guard Card will be conducted 6 p.m. Fridays, Sept. 11 and 18 by Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.
  • Manage and improve your credit through credit education workshop
    Posted: August 21, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Improving your credit score, budgeting and preparing for home ownership are among the topics to be covered in a Credit Education Workshop 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12.
  • Notary public training and exam offered at AVC
    Posted: August 13, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    People interested in working as notary publics can learn how to perform the job and prepare for a required state exam through “Notary Public Workshop” offered through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.
  • Mediator training program starts in September
    Posted: August 13, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    A mediator training program to prepare people to work in a variety of business, community and legal situations will be held through Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office beginning Sept. 12.
  • Tai chi and kung fu courses offered at AVC
    Posted: August 12, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Two different martial arts classes with a focus on health and fitness will be offered through Antelope Valley College's Corporate and Community Services Office beginning in September.
  • LVN class to get nursing pins
    Posted: August 12, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Graduates of Antelope Valley College’s Licensed Vocational Nursing
    (LVN) Program were presented nursing pins during a 3 p.m. ceremony
    August 8 at The Highlands in Palmdale.
  • Budget signed, more problems on horizon
    Posted: July 29, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on July 28 signed a revised 2009-10 state budget that reduces community college funding by more than $680 million and could cut enrollment by 250,000 students. Preliminary figures show AVC’s state funding would be cut approximately $4.56 million.
  • AVC considers contract by sheriff’s department to police campus
    Posted: July 16, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Sheriff’s deputies could become the new campus police force at Antelope Valley College this fall under proposals outlined for college trustees during Monday night’s board meeting.
  • AVC expects to reduce 350-400 courses over 2009-10 academic year
    Posted: July 16, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Antelope Valley College students continue to experience fallout from the state’s budget crisis with planned reductions in the number of courses in addition to 30 percent fee hikes mandated by the state.
  • Career Planning Workshop
    Posted: June 1, 2009 | Rodney Schilling
  • Antelope Valley College auditions this weekend for “Judas Iscariot”
    Posted: June 1, 2009 | Jonet Leighton
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "The Magic Flute"
    Posted: June 1, 2009 | David Newby
  • Playwrights Showcase
    Posted: June 1, 2009 | Eugenie Trow
  • AVC student gets full-ride scholarship to Holy Names University
    Posted: May 28, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Antelope Valley College student Harley Haynes Jr. signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Holy Names University in Oakland starting fall 2009.
  • AVC looks at timeline for Palmdale campus
    Posted: May 26, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    State funding for a community college campus in Palmdale could be available by mid-2013 under a timeline unveiled during a recent public forum held on the Antelope Valley College campus in Lancaster.
  • Librarian named to college's top faculty honor
    Posted: May 21, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    If you're afraid of computers, get out now.
    That was the message delivered to Carolyn Burrell as a graduate student in the library science program at the University of California, Los Angeles 30 years ago.
  • Arizona man hired to lead human resources at AVC
    Posted: May 12, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    An Arizona man with more than a decade of personnel experience has been hired as vice president of human resources at Antelope Valley College.
  • Math prof has found formula for student success
    Posted: May 11, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    In the decades old battle to help students overcome their dread of math, Antelope Valley College Professor Nabeel Atique thinks he’s found a winning formula.
  • Beegie Marie Ebersbacher
    Posted: May 05, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Looking back on the last 20 years of her life, Beegie Ebersbacher can point to a few life-changing moments.
  • Survival backpacking seminar slated
    Posted: May 05, 2009 | Steve Standerfer
    Wilderness specialist Lee Bergthold will lead a survival backpacking seminar 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, May 17 at Antelope Valley College's Board Room, Student Services Building Room 151, 3041 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.

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