Message From Dr. Joe Seabrooks

Greetings from Cedar Valley College! My name is Joe Seabrooks and I am supremely excited that you are considering Cedar Valley College as your choice for education and personal fulfillment. I can happily report that your interest in CVC coincides with some exciting developments here at the college. First, we are redoubling our efforts to ensure that our mix of classes and programs not only...

Get Certified and Get Ahead with CVC Automotive Technology

Students at Cedar Valley College seeking a career in Automotive Technology will be more prepared than ever in their chosen occupation, thanks to new partnerships between CVC and national certification centers. In October 2017, the college announced two major agreements related to certifications in the automotive industry. The first centered around a nearly $300,000 grant from the Texas...

Compassionate Care: Veterinary Technology Program at CVC

If you love animals and enjoy working with your hands, then the challenging career of Veterinary Technology may be just right for you. And Cedar Valley College has a legacy of 40 years in the field to fully prepare you. Cedar Valley's program, with its origins tracing back to the start of the college in 1977, is the only one of its kind offered in the Dallas County Community College...

Supervisor Certificate Can Help You Advance Career

The Fast-Track Supervisor Certificate program at Cedar Valley College is competency-based and allows you to move ahead quickly in courses where you have previous knowledge and experience and focus on the things you don't know. The Supervisor Certificate is available fully online or in the classroom and is a stackable certificate on the Management Careers Pathway, so all credits earned apply 100...
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Where Arts and Technology Unite

What does a gamer have in common with an artist? Or a pianist with a sound engineer? At Cedar Valley College, everything. As the relationship between art and technology continues to rapidly evolve, many colleges are struggling to keep up with the times. But Cedar Valley College in Lancaster has woven this dynamic collaboration into the classroom - where art and technology are one. Today’s...
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Rev Up with Cedar Valley College’s Engine Program

We are all familiar with automobile engines, but did you know there is a career field that focuses exclusively on engines for vehicles and equipment such as motorcycles, recreational boats and lawn mowers? The Engine Technology program at Cedar Valley College focuses specifically on that area. "Just like large engines, there is always demand for repair and maintenance of small engines," said...
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6 Easy Steps to Enroll at CVC

How to Enroll at Cedar Valley College Step 1 Apply for College. New-to-college students must complete an application for admission. Applying early is a good idea. You may need to turn in proof of bacterial meningitis vaccination as part of your admissions process. Step 2 Participate in Orientation. After you're admitted, you should plan to attend an orientation session. In...
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CVC: 40 Years of Empowering and Educating Students

Cedar Valley College celebrated a key milestone during 2017-18 -- 40 years of empowering and educating students. CVC first opened for classes in the summer of 1977. By the following year, Cedar Valley had its first graduating class...of three students. "From those humble beginnings, and thanks to the first CVC president, Dr. Floyd Elkins, and subsequent leadership, Cedar Valley College...

That’s the Ticket: Graduates Can Pass Along Gift of Education

For graduates participating in Cedar Valley College's commencement ceremony, the term “Golden Ticket” has a whole new meaning beyond Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. When graduates opened their degree jackets after leaving the stage, they found a “Golden Ticket” that can be redeemed before May 2019 for a three-credit course at CVC. It can be used by anyone who hasn’t been a...
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National CTE Signing Day Positively Impacts Students

The following article is reprinted with permission from Lancaster Independent School District. Seven Lancaster High School students publicly shared their commitment to higher education as they signed their letter of intent to pursue a degree and workforce certification at Cedar Valley College during its inaugural National Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day held on the college’s campus in...

CVC Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Suryakant Desai Professor of Accounting Dr. Desai has been a full-time faculty member at Cedar Valley College since 1984 and teaches Personal Finance and Introduction to Business courses. In 2015, the Association of Community College Trustees awarded him with the William H. Meardy Faculty Member Award, the highest national award bestowed on a community college faculty member. He was...
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CVC Staff Spotlight

Dr. Tammie Wilker serves as an instructional specialist in teaching for the Automotive Technology program at Cedar Valley College. Dr. Wilker recently earned her doctorate degree in education and is a shining example of a CVC graduate who has progressed tremendously in her career. She earned two associate's degrees at CVC in automotive technology and science. Dr. Wilker currently serves as...
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CVC Alumni Spotlight

David A. Small Entertainment and Business Attorney David A. Small has a unique position among alumni of Cedar Valley College. He was the very first graduate of the college's music and recording program. Commercial music continues to be a popular offering at CVC. Small went on to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston alongside the likes of Branford Marsalis, and enjoyed a...
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