Gregg Simmons serves as Career Services Director. Gregg has worked in career services most of his career, having worked in higher education career services for more than two decades. Most recently, Gregg served as Director of Athlete Career and Education Services for the US Olympic Committee (USOC). In this capacity, Gregg helped Olympic athletes plan for their career after being an Olympian.
Oak Valley College is dedicated to prepare students for exceptional career opportunities. Oak Valley College students will be prepared to move into rewarding positions in business, nonprofits, or ministries. The goal is to see each student reach his/her full potential.
Career services are provided before the first day of class and never ends. Through workshops, services , and resources, students will be able to tap into successful professional networks and develop a personal lifelong career development plan.
Upon graduation, the typical Oak Valley College student will have worked on more than a dozen real-world projects, developed a full business plan, delivered more than twenty presentations, and gained more than 3,000 hours of practical work experience.
In addition, Oak Valley College students will expand their Christian worldview, develop a mature sense of self, and gain a rich understanding moral and ethical leadership.
Finally, Oak Valley College students will be exceptional critical thinkers, problem solvers, communicators, and contributors.