Napa Valley College
Napa Valley College, formerly known as 'Napa Junior College' and 'Napa Community College, is one of California's community colleges, located in Napa Valley.
Napa Valley College, formerly known as 'Napa Junior College' and 'Napa Community College, is one of California's community colleges, located in Napa Valley. The main campus is in Napa, California, with an Upper Valley Campus in St. Helena and a Small Business Development Center in downtown Napa. In 2004-2005, the total enrollment was about 7,367. The college was founded in 1942 after voters in Napa County passed a bond initiative in 1941. The original campus was located on the same property as Napa High School. The College was later moved to its current location in 1965 when a campus was established on surplus state property which originally was part of land belonging to Napa State Hospital.
The Napa Valley College Division of Health, Physical Education, Athletics, and Dance is committed to serving its community by providing quality individual and team activity, academic, and intercollegiate athletic instruction and opportunities to a diverse population. Health, Physical Education, and Dance endeavor to enhance each studentï¿½s current physical condition and to motivate each student to develop knowledge, attitudes, skills, and habits that will lead to lifelong health and fitness. Intercollegiate Athletics embraces the same mission and offers student athletes high-level competition and opportunity to develop skills, attitudes, and values that will enable them to meet both athletic and academic goals.