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Art & Culture

Gavilan College holding its 16th annual piano competition online

Contest that started as local teachers showing off their students has grown to attract entries from throughout the Bay Area.

The Briggs Building in downtown Hollister hosts Gavilan College classes. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Gavilan College accreditation reaffirmed

Next comprehensive review cycle begins in 2026.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Education / Schools

Gavilan College executive resigns

Vice President of Administrative Services Michael Renzi leaving as a state team works to help the school become more fiscally solvent.

Luis Valdez directing a staged reading of "Valley of the Heart." Photo by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

Gavilan College offers class on the dramatic works of Luis Valdez

Students will get an in-depth look at the plays and films of the founder of El Teatro Campesino.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Education / Schools

State fiscal management team working with Gavilan College

FCMAT will provide blueprint for financial solvency.

Images courtesy of Adrian Andrade.

Education / Schools

Gavilan communication class aces fundraising drive despite COVID-19 challenges

Students donate proceeds to Community FoodBank.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Education / Schools

State financial crisis team to assist Gavilan College with budget

Reserves have fallen below 5%; drop attributed to decreased student enrollment.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Education / Schools

Gavilan College awarded funds to improve degree and certificate completion for Hispanic students

Community college to receive $600K annually for a period of five years.

Gavilan College site at the Briggs Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

Education / Schools

Gavilan College partners with Catholic Charities and Youth Alliance to offer student housing solutions

The community college is sponsoring a webinar introducing a new student service, the House Sharing program, on Oct. 14 at 2 p.m.

Alan Viarengo. Photo courtesy of Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.

Police / Fire

Gavilan instructor arrested on felony charges

Statistics teacher in custody after allegedly sending profane communications to Santa Clara County public health officer.

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Schools & Education

Gavilan College President to hold virtual Coffee and Conversations

In previous years, meetings were held at local cafes in each city in the district, but have now moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Briggs Building in downtown Hollister hosts Gavilan College classes. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Education / Schools

Nominations open for 2020 Gavilan College Community Spirit Awards

Three sets of awards are presented for the communities of Morgan Hill, Gilroy and San Benito County.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Education / Schools

Hackers invade Gavilan College budget talks

Public meeting continues in closed session after graphic sexual content displayed on Zoom.

Gavilan College site at the Briggs Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

Education / Schools

Gavilan College network, website and all online services offline through July 22

Students taking summer classes are advised to contact instructors directly.

Gavilan College campus in Gilroy. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Education / Schools

Gavilan College Trustees vote to change Measure X funds distribution

San Benito County campus receives another $7 million.