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By Michael Miller | March 14, 2014
Regeneration is a key part of nature, so perhaps it's fitting that the art display at Irvine Valley College's new Life Sciences building arose out of discarded materials. When school officials, Irvine Chamber of Commerce members and others gather on campus Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, one wall of the building's interior will sport a mural and a series of jars holding cycad trees. The surfaces of the mural and jars feature mosaic designs made from broken plates, stained glass, tile, ceramics and more.
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By Michael Miller | January 28, 2014
By all rights, this interview shouldn't be that interesting. The subject teaches biology and environmental sciences at Irvine Valley College, and he plans to parlay his side passion - acoustic guitar - into a concert on campus to raise money for scholarships. But as Tom Engelhardt, adjunct community college instructor, sits by the ocean in Laguna Beach and spiels his memories, it takes only a few seconds for Toulouse Engelhardt, guitar wizard, to take his place. "I was so close so many times," he says, clad in a sweater and slacks with gray hair dangling under a black knit cap. "I mean, I remember one night, I was performing at the Troubadour in Hollywood.
NEWS
January 25, 2014
Irvine Valley College will host a free income tax preparation session Saturday. People or families can get help putting together their taxes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Business Sciences Technology and Innovation Center on campus at 5500 Irvine Center Dr. Anyone who wants help should bring ID, income statements and copies of 2013 tax returns. The event kicks off a string of help sessions throughout Orange County offering free advice for taxpayers. Board of Equalization Vice Chair Michelle Steel, Orange County United Way, and Irvine Valley College are sponsoring the events.
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April 18, 2014
Irvine Valley College granted two language professors top honors this week. Virginia Shank, who teaches English, and Mercedes Julian, a Spanish instructor, were named Professor of the Year and Part-time Professor of the Year, respectively. Shank has worked at Irvine Valley College since fall 2012 and has published poems in several online and print literary magazines, according to a news release. Students have praised her reading selections, high expectations and willingness to help, the release stated.
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October 18, 2000
Tony Altobelli COSTA MESA - Forward Andres Morgante, whose two goals propelled the Vanguard University men's soccer team to a 3-1 win over Cal Baptist, was named the Lions' Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 9-14. Morgante, a junior transfer from Irvine Valley College, broke a 1-1 tie with the Lancers 12 minutes into the second half and added later added an insurance goal to give the Lions a crucial Golden State Athletic Conference victory. Morgante has three goals and an assist this season and is third on the Lions' squad in total scoring.
SPORTS
January 21, 2006
COSTA MESA -- Five players scored in double figures for Orange Coast College on the way to an 86-83 victory over Irvine Valley College in Orange Empire Conference men's basketball Friday night. Steven Cornett scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Pirates (18-7, 5-0), ranked No. 7 in Southern California and No. 14 in the state. OCC had to hold off a surging Irvine Valley (15-11, 4-1) team in the second half. The Lasers scored 53 points after halftime. Reggie Brown hit four three-pointers and scored 12 points for the Pirates.
NEWS
May 13, 2001
IRVINE - Orange Coast College freshman Cynthia Tran swept to the state badminton singles crown and also teamed with Rosie Pham to to win the state doubles title Saturday at Irvine Valley College. Tran, the top seed, defeated Phyrun Than from El Camino, 11-3, 11-2, in the title match, after besting San Diego Mesa's Katsue Takahashi, 11-5, 11-2, in the semifinals. Tran and Pham earned a 15-7, 15-1 win over Takahashi and Rachelle Manzano in the title match, after eliminating Christine Lee and Diana Chuang from De Anza in one semifinal.
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July 30, 2002
ANTEATER STADIUM -- UC Irvine men's soccer coach George Kuntz has announced the signing of 11 student-athletes to national letters of intent. Nine of the incoming players are from the high school ranks and two, midfielders Lee Berry and Agustin Neuspiller, are from Irvine Valley College. Among the freshmen are forwards Kyle Close (Elk Grove-Sheldon), Sean Iliff (Fountain Valley) and Dan La Rocque (Alta Loma), defenders Cameron Dunn (Alta Loma) and Sergio Rivera (Dana Hills)
SPORTS
March 14, 2014
MEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast College 3, Irvine Valley College 0 Orange Coast College improved to 11-1 on the season and 4-1 in Pacific Coast Athletic Conference play following Friday's road victory. Brendan Dau had 29 assists for the Pirates and AJ Hammer had 11 kills for Irvine Valley, which dropped to 7-5, 3-2. * MEN'S TENNIS Orange Coast College 6, Mount San Antonio College 3 The Pirates improved to 8-5 on the season and 3-3 in the Orange Empire Conference with Friday's road victory.
NEWS
March 7, 2014
The captain of the debate team at Irvine Valley College has been accepted to Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a full scholarship. Aditya Sharma of Irvine has been a standout on the debate team for the past two years, said IVC debate coach Gary Rybold. "We are expecting big things again from him this year, and SIU is one of the nation's premier universities for debate," he said. Sharma won four awards at last year's state championships and a gold medal in debate.
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April 18, 2014
Irvine Valley College granted two language professors top honors this week. Virginia Shank, who teaches English, and Mercedes Julian, a Spanish instructor, were named Professor of the Year and Part-time Professor of the Year, respectively. Shank has worked at Irvine Valley College since fall 2012 and has published poems in several online and print literary magazines, according to a news release. Students have praised her reading selections, high expectations and willingness to help, the release stated.
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SPORTS
April 11, 2014
MEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast def. San Diego Mesa SAN DIEGO — Jimmy Webb had 14 kills and three blocks as the Pacific Coast Conference champion Pirates wrapped up conference play Friday night with a 25-14, 25-18, 25-18 win on the road. Trevor Burr had three service aces and seven digs for OCC (18-1, 11-1 in conference), which has earned a first-round bye in the state playoffs. OCC will play either Irvine Valley College or Long Beach City College in a state semifinal April 23 at 7 p.m., at Santiago Canyon College.
SPORTS
March 14, 2014
MEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast College 3, Irvine Valley College 0 Orange Coast College improved to 11-1 on the season and 4-1 in Pacific Coast Athletic Conference play following Friday's road victory. Brendan Dau had 29 assists for the Pirates and AJ Hammer had 11 kills for Irvine Valley, which dropped to 7-5, 3-2. * MEN'S TENNIS Orange Coast College 6, Mount San Antonio College 3 The Pirates improved to 8-5 on the season and 3-3 in the Orange Empire Conference with Friday's road victory.
NEWS
By Michael Miller | March 14, 2014
Regeneration is a key part of nature, so perhaps it's fitting that the art display at Irvine Valley College's new Life Sciences building arose out of discarded materials. When school officials, Irvine Chamber of Commerce members and others gather on campus Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, one wall of the building's interior will sport a mural and a series of jars holding cycad trees. The surfaces of the mural and jars feature mosaic designs made from broken plates, stained glass, tile, ceramics and more.
NEWS
March 7, 2014
The captain of the debate team at Irvine Valley College has been accepted to Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a full scholarship. Aditya Sharma of Irvine has been a standout on the debate team for the past two years, said IVC debate coach Gary Rybold. "We are expecting big things again from him this year, and SIU is one of the nation's premier universities for debate," he said. Sharma won four awards at last year's state championships and a gold medal in debate.
NEWS
By Bradley Zint | February 14, 2014
UC Irvine is among four Orange County campuses chosen to participate in the 2015 Solar Decathlon hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy. The event, to be held in fall 2015 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, will have participants "designing and building the best energy-efficient, drought-resistant homes they can," according to a UCI news release. It will be a two-year effort, culminating in free tours and testing of the houses at the Great Park competition site. In addition to UCI, "Team Orange" comprises Chapman University in Orange, Saddleback College in Mission Viejo and Irvine Valley College.
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By Michael Miller | January 28, 2014
By all rights, this interview shouldn't be that interesting. The subject teaches biology and environmental sciences at Irvine Valley College, and he plans to parlay his side passion - acoustic guitar - into a concert on campus to raise money for scholarships. But as Tom Engelhardt, adjunct community college instructor, sits by the ocean in Laguna Beach and spiels his memories, it takes only a few seconds for Toulouse Engelhardt, guitar wizard, to take his place. "I was so close so many times," he says, clad in a sweater and slacks with gray hair dangling under a black knit cap. "I mean, I remember one night, I was performing at the Troubadour in Hollywood.
NEWS
January 25, 2014
Irvine Valley College will host a free income tax preparation session Saturday. People or families can get help putting together their taxes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Business Sciences Technology and Innovation Center on campus at 5500 Irvine Center Dr. Anyone who wants help should bring ID, income statements and copies of 2013 tax returns. The event kicks off a string of help sessions throughout Orange County offering free advice for taxpayers. Board of Equalization Vice Chair Michelle Steel, Orange County United Way, and Irvine Valley College are sponsoring the events.
NEWS
December 12, 2013
The Orange Coast College Speech and Debate Team earned the top spot this weekend at the Pacific Southern California Forensics Assn.'s Fall Championship Tournament. The event at Cal State Long Beach drew participants from more than 40 schools around the country, according to a news release. It is one of the biggest such tournaments in the country, the release said. OCC beat out longtime rival Irvine Valley College by 51 points, while IVC topped El Camino College by 4 points.
NEWS
September 20, 2013
Irvine Valley College is in the top 20% of schools nationwide for delivering the best experience for military students, according to results from a recent survey. The 1,868 colleges, universities and trade schools on the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience. The schools on the list have world-class programs and policies for student support, academic accreditation, credit policies and other services to assist those who served, according to a news release.
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