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Art & Photography

Rachel Dorn M.A., M.F.A.
Art Instructor
  • Career Options in the Arts (PowerPoint)
  • Greek Art and the Golden Ratio (PowerPoint)
Herb BlisardB.A., M.A.
Faculty Emeritus
RetiredPhotography and Communications Instructor
  • Seeing...The Photographers Art
  • Eugene Smith
Dr. Ken Zontek B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
History Instructor
  • Documentary Photography: Afghanistan

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Business

Dr. Brock Eubanks B.A., M.B.A, Ph.D.
Economics Instructor
  • Topics in Entrepreneurship

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College Readiness and College Life

Maria CuevasB.A., M.P.H., M.S.W.
Sociology and Chicano Studies Instructor
  • What Can College Do For Me?
Wilma Dulin B.A., M.S.
Office of Institutional Effectiveness Faculty Director
  • The Culture of College
  • Best Practices for Student Support
  • Child Development: An Overview
  • Raising Your Child to Be an Adult You Admire: Instilling Values in Your Children
Dr. Brock Eubanks B.A., M.B.A, Ph.D.
Economics Instructor
  • Is Education Worth It? The Economics and Costs of Education
  • Tactics and Strategies for Personal Defense for College-aged Men and Women
Melissa Green B.A., M.A.
Upward Bound Program Director
  • Planning your Future after High School: Turning Ideas and Plans into Reality
  • Helping your Child Succeed in College
  • Upward Bound at YVCC​
Dr. Bryce Humphreys A.A., B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Grandview Campus Dean
  • YVCC Grandview Campus
  • Importance and Value of Higher Education
Gordon KoestlerA.A, B.A., M.A.
English Instructor
  • From Graveyard to Grad School
  • Reading, Writing, Ready for College
Kelly Robbins A.A., B.A.
Student Life Coordinator
  • Reinventing Yourself in College
  • Developing Leadership in Students
  • True Colors

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Education Training

Glenda Orgill B.A., M.A.
Education Instructor and ECE Department Chair
  • Transfer Programs in Education
  • Training to be a Paraeducator
  • Early Childhood Training Opportunities
  • STARS Program

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English - Literature

Dr. Joy Clark A.A., B.A., M.A.R., Ph.D.
English Instructor
  • The World According to Dante Alighieri
  • Reading Advertising for Cultural Values
  • Don't Forget to Read the Ads: Media Literacy for today - with Gordon Koestler, English Instructor
Scott Klepach A.A., B.A., M.A.
English Instructor, Grandview Campus
  • Journalism: Writing for and About the Community
  • Wait a Minute! Can It Be? Is Hollywood Worth Watching?
  • Why Popular Culture Has a Place in the Classroom
  • (Mis)representations of Religion in Contemporary Media
  • Back to this Land: A Novel
Gordon Koestler A.A., B.A., M.A.
English Instructor
  • Warnings of the Round Table: Lessons from King Arthur and Co.
  • From Graveyard to Grad School
  • Reading, Writing, Ready for College
  • Don't Forget to Read the Ads: Media Literacy for today - with Joy Clark, English Instructor
Dan Peters B.A., M.A.
English Instructor
  • Writing, Reading, Publishing Poetry
  • Raymond Carver
  • Blue Begonia Press
  • Blogging - in Classroom Teaching and Other Uses
  • Northwest Literature: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Duane Reed A.A.S, B.A., M.A.
English Instructor
  • The World of Ideas
  • The Bible as Literature
Julie Swedin B.A., M.A.
English Instructor, Grandview Campus
  • Shakespeare and Renaissance Theatre

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Family

Wilma Dulin B.A., M.S.
Office of Institutional Effectiveness Faculty Director
  • Child Development: An Overview
  • Raising Your Child to be an AdultYou Admire: Instilling Values in Your Children

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History

Herb Blisard B.A., M.A.
Faculty Emeritus
Retired Photography and Communications Instructor
  • Ellis Island and Immigrants
Claire CarpenterB.A., M.S.
Biology Instructor
  • Antarctica: Science and History
Rachel Dorn M.A., M.F.A.
Art Instructor
  • Greek Art and the Golden Ratio
Dr. Bryce Humphreys A.A., B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Grandview Campus Dean
  • Geography and History of Mexico
  • The American Southwest
  • Navajo tribe culture and history
  • YVCC Grandview Campus
Gordon Koestler A.A., B.A., M.A
English Instructor
  • Warnings from the Round Table: Lessons from King Arthur and Co.
Dr. Heidi Shaw B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Psychology Instructor
  • The Salem Witch Trials
Dr. Ken Zontek B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
History Instructor
  • Trails and Tales in Northern Mexico
  • Buffalo Nation
  • Documentary Photography: Afghanistan
  • Beyond Burgas and Bombs - Insights into Afghanistan

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Medicine

Chris Beaudry B.S., ARRT,(R) (CT) (M),M.Ed.
Radiologic Sciences
  • Careers in Radiologic Technology
Libby McRae N.C.C.A
Surgical Technology Program Instructor and Coordinator
  • YVCC's Surgical Technology Program: AN Exciting Career Choice!
Dr. Susan Wedam B.S., D.V.M
Veterinary Technology Instructor and Program Director
  • Careers in Veterinary Technology: Becoming a Nurse for Animals
  • Careers in Veterinary Medicine
  • Careers Working with Animals
  • Principles of Pet Care

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Miscellaneous

Trent BallB.S., M.A.
Agriculture Instructor & Program Chair
  • Washington Wine: A Growing Industry
Scott Klepach A.A., B.A., M.A.
English Instructor, Grandview Campus
  • (Mis)representation of Religion in Contemporary Media
Kelly Robbins A.A., B.A.
Student Life Coordinator
  • True Colors
Daniel Schapiro B.S., M.A.
Mathematics Instructor
  • The Mathematics of Peak Oil
Dr. Heidi Shaw B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Psychology Instructor
  • Why People Believe Weird Things
Dr. Susan Wedam B.S., D.V.M
Veterinary Technology Instructor and Program Director
  • Principles of Pet Care

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Science
&
Natural History

Jeremy Buegge B.S., M.A.
Biology Instructor
  • Property Rights vs. Conservation Planning
  • Island Life, How Communities Form in Isolation
Claire CarpenterB.A., M.S.
Biology Instructor
  • Antarctica: Science and History
  • Biology of Cancer
  • Bees: Biology and Natural History
  • Hot and Cold: Why Temperature Matters
  • Understanding Evolution
Daniel Schapiro B.S., M.A.
Mathematics Instructor
  • The Mathematics of Peak Oil
Dr. Heidi Shaw B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Psychology Instructor
  • The Use of Sign Language by Cross-Fostered Chimpanzees
  • Pointing Gestures in Humans and Chimpanzees

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Social Science

Dr. Joy Clark A.A., B.A., M.A.R., Ph.D.
English Instructor
  • Don't Forget to Read the Ads: Media Literacy for Today - with Gordon Koestler, English
Maria CuevasB.A., M.P.H., M.S.W.
Chicano Studies andSociology Instructor
  • Introduction to Sociology: An Interactive Class
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Latinos in Washington State: Implications for Education
Scott Klepach A.A., B.A., M.A.
English Instructor, Grandview Campus
  • Wait a Minute! Can It Be? Is Hollywood Actually Worth Watching?
  • Why Popular Culture Has a Place in the Classroom
Gordon Koestler A.A., B.A., M.A
English Instructor
  • Don't Forget to Read the Ads: Media Literacy for today - with Joy Clark, English Instructor
Kelly Robbins A.A., B.A.
Student Life Coordinator
  • True Colors
Dr. Heidi Shaw B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Psychology Instructor
  • The Use of Sign Language by Cross-Fostered Chimpanzees
  • Pointing Gestures in Humans and Chimpanzees
  • Why People Believe Weird Things How to Think Like a Psychologist
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Travel

Herb BlisardB.A., M.A.
Faculty Emeritus
Retired Photography and Communications Instructor
  • Our London Vacation
  • Small Towns in Washington
Jeremy Buegge B.S., M.A.
Biology Instructor
  • Island Life, How Communities Form in Isolation
Claire CarpenterB.A., M.S.
BiologyInstructor
  • Antarctica: Science and History
Dr. Ken Zontek B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
History Instructor
  • Beyond Burqas and Bombs - Insights into Afghanistan
  • Documentary Photography: Afghanistan
  • Trails and Tales in Northern Mexico

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YVCC

Maria CuevasB.A., M.P.H., M.S.W.
Sociology and Chicano Studies Instructor
  • MEChA at YVCC
  • Introduction to Sociology: An Interactive Class
Libby McRae N.C.C.A
Surgical Technology Program Instructor and Coordinator
  • YVCC's Surgical Technology Program: An Exciting Career Choice

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