West Valley College Receives Donation Towards Building of Campus Science Garden

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Saratoga, CA – A donation from Saratoga residents Arthur Wang and Christina Qu will help fund the building of the West Valley College Science Garden. Designed by West Valley Biology Department faculty members Leticia Gallardo and Molly Schrey, the Science Garden will help increase science and environmental awareness through active learning in an innovative outdoor classroom.

The $300K from Mr. Wang and Ms. Qu is one of many donations they’ve provided to the college. They believe in the importance of supporting the college and helping students succeed. “Community college is an ideal learning environment. We are happy to do anything we can to encourage the learning process for students,” said Mr. Wang.

WVC President Brad Davis appreciates the couple for their continued support. “Words can’t begin to express the gratitude we have for Arthur and Christina. Their ongoing support has helped the college provide vital services to our students. This significant donation will help us complete the Science Garden, a project that will benefit students of all ages. Local residents will find the design and displays of the Science Garden a valuable asset to our community, “ commented Davis.

For more information about the Science Garden please visit http://westvalley.edu/science- garden.