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Gerry Pantoja Named Ventura College Foundation’s Director of Philanthropy

Gerry Pantoja has been named Director of Philanthropy at the Ventura College Foundation. He had previously held the position of…
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Ventura College Foundation Confers Board Emeriti Status On Ruth Hemming, Ed.D. and Donna Santo, Esquire

The Ventura College Foundation Board of Directors conferred Board Emeriti status on Ruth Hemming, Ed.D., and Donna Santo, Esquire for…
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Our Ventura TV – Interview

Dr. Kim Hoffmans and Anne Paul King speak with Sandra Siepak of Our Ventura TV about community colleges, Ventura College…
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Ventura College Foundation Distributes Over $750,000 In Scholarships

The Ventura College Foundation presented scholarships to 240 students for the 2022-2023 academic year during its 33rd Annual Scholarship Awards…
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Ventura County Community Foundation Awards $192,556 to Ventura College Foundation To Support Ventura College’s Veterinary Technology Program

The Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) awarded $192,556 to the Ventura College Foundation to help support the Ventura College’s Veterinary…
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Ventura College Foundation Provided $696,095 In Direct Student Support During 2020-2021 Academic Year

Despite pandemic challenges, the Ventura College Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides resources and financial assistance to Ventura College students…
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Ventura College Foundation Weekend Marketplace Supervisor, Esmerelda Juarez, named as a Ventura Chamber of Commerce Hometown Hero for 2021

Ventura, Calif.–Esmeralda Juarez, Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace supervisor, was named a Ventura Chamber of Commerce 2021 Hometown Hero during…
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Ventura College Foundation Revises Scholarship Application Requirements; Removes Barriers To Applying

The Ventura College Foundation has revised its scholarship application requirements. The changes are designed to remove barriers to applying. The…
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Gene Haas Advanced Manufacturing Lab Opens At Ventura College

The Gene Haas Advanced Manufacturing Lab had its grand opening Thursday, October 7 at the Applied Science Center at Ventura…
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Ventura College training people for lucrative, yet vacant manufacturing jobs in region

The Gene Haas Foundation donated $250,000 to the Ventura College Foundation to relocate their high-tech manufacturing machines from their current…
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Board Chair, Vice-Chair And Board Members Announced By Ventura College Foundation; Two Board Members Added

Ventura, Calif.–The Ventura College Foundation Board of Directors selected a new board chair and vice-chair and approved two board members.…
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Ventura College Foundation Receives Nearly $185,000 Gift From Aurora Loss Estate To Support Ventura College Nursing Department And Its Students

Ventura College Foundation, which provides financial support to students and programs of Ventura College, received $184,105 from the estate of…
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Ventura College Foundation Distributes Over $640,000 In Scholarships

The Ventura College Foundation awarded 400 scholarships to 228 students totaling $642,758 for the 2020/21 academic year. Students were notified…
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IMPORTANT STATEMENTS FROM THE VC COLLEGE FOUNDATION

NO ROOM FOR RACISM AT VENTURA COLLEGE February 4, 2021 DOWNLOAD OFFICIAL STATEMENT ALL STUDENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO BETREATED…
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Ventura College Foundation’s Gerry Pantoja Elected Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties Chapter 2021 President

Ventura, Calif.-Gerry Pantoja, director of Major and Planned Giving at the Ventura College Foundation, has been elected the 2021 president…
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Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace Returns To East Parking Lot

Ventura, Calif.—Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace, which temporarily moved to the West Parking Lot on the Ventura College campus while…
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Ventura College Art Dept. Receives $50,000 Donation From Carnegie Art Cornerstones

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Art Department received a $50,000 endowment from Carnegie Art Cornerstones. The donation was coordinated by the…
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Equity and Anti-Racism Statement for the Ventura College Foundation

We know that systemic racism has caused inequities, not all students begin their college careers with the same opportunities.
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Ventura College Launches Veterinary Technology Program! 

Ventura, Calif.—Ventura College is offering a new two-year Veterinary Technology Program culminating in an Associate of Science degree. Classes begin…
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Ventura College Foundation Provides Record Support in 2019-20 Despite Pandemic Challenges 

Ventura, Calif.–The Ventura College Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides resources and financial support to Ventura College students and to…
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Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace Temporarily Moves To New Location During Campus’ Solar Panel Installation

Ventura, Calif.—Ventura College Foundation's Weekend Marketplace will temporarily move to a new location on the Ventura College campus while solar panels are installed at its current site (East Parking Lot). The Marketplace will open at the campus' West Parking Lot on November 28. The Marketplace will be closed November 21 and 22 in preparation for the move. The solar panel installation is expected to take 12 weeks
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Ventura College Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Ventura College Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications to support awardees in the 2021-22 school year. The deadline for…
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Ventura College Foundation’s Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library Program To Provide Textbook Stipends to Veteran Students

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation’s Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library Program received $59,000 in new funding to provide textbook…
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Ventura College Foundation Weekend Marketplace Reopens May 30 and 31

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace will reopen May 30 and 31 and will continue to be open every…
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Ventura College Foundation Launches “Stronger Foundation, Stronger Future”

Ventura, Calif.—The economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis is impacting local nonprofit community organizations in unforeseen ways. One of those…
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Largest Scholarship Distribution Amount In VC Foundation’s History

Ventura College Foundation Announces Distribution Of Over $683,000 In Scholarships Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation is awarding scholarships to 248…
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VENTURA COLLEGE FOUNDATION MARKETPLACE CLOSED MARCH 2020

The Ventura College Foundation Marketplace, which operates every Saturday and Sunday on the Ventura College campus, will close for the…
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VC Foundation Executive Director Anne Paul King named “Professional Fundraiser of the Year”

The Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals named Ventura College Foundation Executive Director Anne Paul King…
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New Ventura College Foundation Website Makes It Easier For Student To Navigate Scholarships/Financial Assistance Options

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation has unveiled its new website designed to make it easier for students to engage with…
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Ventura College Foundation Launches Veterans Promise Program

In an effort to improve the college-going rate among veterans and active duty military in Ventura County, the Ventura College Foundation…
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