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Ventura College Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2021-22 School Year

Ventura College Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2021-22 School Year

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications to support awardees in the 2021-22 school year. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2021. More than 400 scholarships will be awarded to Ventura College students. Students who are currently enrolled at Ventura College and who have successfully completed at least 12 units at […]

Ventura College Foundation’s Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library Program To Provide Textbook Stipends To Veteran Students

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 stipends to U.S. veteran students attending Ventura College. Veterans will be given up to $250 per semester for two semesters. To receive the textbook-buying stipend, recipients must donate at least one of their books purchased […]

Ventura College Foundation Announces Distribution Of Over $683,000 In Scholarships

Ventura College Foundation Announces Distribution Of Over $683,000 In Scholarships

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation is awarding scholarships to 248 students totaling $683,748, the largest annual scholarship distribution in the foundation’s history. Students were notified this month of their scholarship awards ranging from $1,000 for continuing students to $4,000 for students who are transferring to four-year universities in the fall. Many students received multiple scholarships. […]

Ventura College Foundation Marketplace To Close For Next 3 Weekends

Ventura College Foundation Marketplace To Close For Next 3 Weekends

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation Marketplace, which operates every Saturday and Sunday on the Ventura College campus, will close for the next three weekends. The temporary closure follows the latest guidelines from the California Department of Public Health, which recommends increasing social distancing and limiting large events to less than 250 people to reduce the […]

Gene Haas Foundation Donates $250,000 To Ventura College Foundation To Support Advanced Manufacturing Program

Gene Haas Foundation Donates $250,000 To Ventura College Foundation To Support Advanced Manufacturing Program

Ventura, Calif.–The Gene Haas Foundation has made a $250,000 grant award to the Ventura College Foundation to support the Advanced Manufacturing program at Ventura College. These funds will be used to relocate the current manufacturing lab to the college’s Applied Science Center and renovate the new location into a modern manufacturing facility designed to promote […]

Ventura College Honors Benefactor Miriam Schwab Posthumously With 12-Foot Bronze Sculpture On Campus

Ventura College Honors Benefactor Miriam Schwab Posthumously With 12-Foot Bronze Sculpture On Campus

A 12-foot high bronze sculpture honoring long-time Ventura College supporter Miriam Schwab was unveiled in front of Ventura College’s Performing Arts Center on January 25. The sculpture was created by Ventura artist Michael O’Kelly. It features a music stand which represents academic learning, while a dancer symbolizes stepping out into the world after students receive […]

Association of Fundraising Professionals Names Ventura College Foundation Executive Director Anne Paul King “Professional Fundraiser of the Year”

Association of Fundraising Professionals Names Ventura College Foundation Executive Director Anne Paul King “Professional Fundraiser of the Year”

Ventura, Calif.—The Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals named Ventura College Foundation Executive Director Anne Paul King as its 2019 Professional Fundraiser of the Year. The award was announced at the association’s National Philanthropy Day luncheon on November 12. Each year, the award honors an outstanding fundraising professional who works for […]

New Ventura College Foundation Website Makes It Easier For Student To Navigate Scholarships/Financial Assistance Options

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 the foundation and explore scholarship opportunities, tuition relief and textbook lending options. It also provides a simple process for donors to contribute online and learn about other ways to give, for community members to volunteer […]

Two New Members Join Ventura College Foundation Board

Two New Members Join Ventura College Foundation Board

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation Board of Directors has added two new board members. The new members are Catherine Bojorquez and Michael Schouten. Bojorquez is vice president of business and administrative services at Ventura College. She has worked in education for over 19 years, providing oversight in the areas of finance, technology, facilities, maintenance, transportation […]

Ventura College Foundation Adds Two Board Members

Ventura College Foundation Adds Two Board Members

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation Board of Directors approved two new board members at its June 26 meeting. The new members are Stephen Kipp and Nuris Dante. Kipp, president and CEO of Kipp Financial Group before retiring last year, previously served on the foundation board. His firm was the prior investment management advisor for the […]

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