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Argentine side of Iguazú Falls (Parque Nacional Iguazú) from the lower trail. Photo credit: via Unsplash

VCCCD prepares for summer study abroad program in Argentina

By Bronwyn Smith November 7, 2023

During the summer of 2024, the Ventura County Community College District will host a study abroad trip for students to explore the country of Argentina.Argentina is a large country in the southern half...

Photo Courtesy of Mara Rodriguez

Meet Mara Rodriguez, the VCCCD 2022 Classified Employee of the Year

By Sulor Garretson May 14, 2022
Zoo Development Coordinator Mara Rodriguez was titled the 2022 Classified Employee of the Year for the Ventura County Community College District and Moorpark College.
Student attendees listen to Professor Tamarra Coleman speak during the MC LEADS session in the Campus Center conference room on Friday, Feb. 28. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

The experience of in-person classes at Moorpark College

By Kate Hernandez February 25, 2022
Various first and second year students have not experienced the campus life at Moorpark College due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has challenged in-person instruction for nearly two years.
The City of Ventura signage stands tall and welcoming as the Ventura County mask mandate is to be lifted on Feb.16, 2022. Photo credit: Brooklyn Stalo

Ventura County to lift mask mandate following decreasing COVID-19 cases

By Jane Walgren February 16, 2022
On Feb. 7, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the mask mandate put in place for the state would be lifted on Feb. 16 following a recent drop in COVID-19 cases after a winter battle with Omicron.
A sign on Princeton Ave. in Moorpark, California  alerts people to follow social distancing measures during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo credit: Justin Downes

Supreme Court halts Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for large businesses

By Sulor Garretson February 12, 2022

Last month the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 federal mandate that required employees of large private businesses to be fully vaccinated or frequently tested for COVID-19....

Moorpark sophomore Halle Perkins communicates with her teammates on Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Moorpark, CA. during the home game against Ventura College. Photo credit: Jack Newman

Ventura College Women’s Volleyball fights for win against Moorpark

By Jack Newman October 12, 2021
The Moorpark Raiders women's volleyball team came out aggressively within the first few minutes of the Sept. 29 game, as they looked to beat their long-time rival. But, the Ventura Pirates beat Moorpark by a score of 3-1, making this match Moorpark's third consecutive loss.
A light shines in the walkway in front of the Library at Moorpark College on Sept. 30, 2021. Photo credit: Rachel Franklin

Inter-Club Council announces return to in-person club rush

By Hannah Rios September 30, 2021
The Inter-Club Council, which consists of representatives from each of the official MC student clubs, met for the first time this year to discuss planning a year full of on-campus meetings and events.
Sophomore Ryan Horan leaps up to tip the ball over the defenders during Moorparks home game against Irvine Valley College on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

Moorpark Raiders men’s volleyball team return with new beginnings after shortened 2020 season

By Leonard Cardilino April 16, 2021
This semester, Moorpark Raiders men’s volleyball team are looking to build off of their shown improvement last year with a younger team.
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Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted in the US due to rare blood-clotting side effect

By Ryan Bough April 15, 2021
A federal advisory committee has ruled that the halt on the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will continue until more data is available on severe blood clot side effects.
VCCCD archive photo of Oxnard College. Photo by Clepsy Hernandez

Oxnard College professor put on leave after viral videos emerge of classroom altercation

By Marissa Roberts February 19, 2021
A series of three TikTok videos surfaced Friday morning showing Oxnard College Professor Michael Abram berating Karla Salazar, a hearing impaired student of the Ventura Community College District, over Zoom.
Chancellor Greg Gillespie gives an update on COVID-19 to the board and public at the special meeting on Tuesday, March 18, 2020, in Camarillo, Calif. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

VCCCD Board of Trustees discuss possibility of returning to campus for Fall 2021 semester

By Marissa Roberts February 11, 2021
Educational leaders are prepared, and cautiously optimistic, to go forward with 50% in-person learning at all VCCCD campuses with contingency measures in place. The Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees met on Feb. 8 to introduce a scheduling and operational plan for Fall 2021.
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