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Database Admins: Essential employees for today’s organizations

by Susie on August 19, 2016

It’s been said that the Database Administrator (DBA) is a dying role, thanks to organizations modernizing how they manage and store data. However, a recent article published on arstechnica.com – “It’s the data stupid: Why database admins are more important than ever” – makes a strong opposing argument. Check out the following excerpts: “Data is

Posted in Information Technology / News and Events

Pharmacy Technology program instructor Krista Campbell with graduates

Pharmacy Technology instructor leaves it all on the (career) field for her students

by Nyla on August 16, 2016

Give Pharmacy Technology program instructor Krista Campbell a struggling student, and she will do double-duty to get that student on a positive academic and career track. “’What is the most overwhelming thing for you?’ is the first thing I ask them,” says Krista. “Their answer might be time, medication list (memorization), math; but I’ll make

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Pharmacy Technology / Temecula

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Visalia campus hosts Be the Match for 3rd straight year

by Nyla on August 9, 2016

Right now, there are more than 14,000 people diagnosed with blood cancers like leukemia, sickle cell anemia and lymphoma, whose very lives depend on a bone marrow transplant or blood marrow transfusion. Every three minutes – last year it was every four minutes – someone new receives such a diagnosis and begins their search for

Posted in News and Events / Visalia

Fresno Industrial Maintenance Tech Student Ricardo

Industrial Maintenance Technology student needed credential for higher pay at his job

by Nyla on August 1, 2016

Ricardo Rivas’ job as Equipment Operator at a food manufacturing plant had him doing a lot of industrial maintenance work. But he was not getting the pay bump, because he lacked specific training and certification. “At work, I was doing a lot of the maintenance, but I wasn’t getting paid (at the Industrial Maintenance Tech

Posted in Fresno / Industrial Technology / Student Spotlights

Lancaster medical students volunteer at free health screening event

Lancaster medical program students practice skills at community health screening event

by Nyla on July 28, 2016

16 Medical Assisting and Medical Office Administration students, and Medical Assisting instructor Jamila Clark, got back as much as they gave when this Lancaster campus team spent a Saturday in July helping hundreds of people get free health services at St. Martha Catholic Church in Huntington Park. Sponsored by Sathya Sai International Organization, a world-wide

Posted in Lancaster / News and Events

Respiratory Therapy student Michael Berry

Daughter’s difficult birth inspires Respiratory Therapy career choice

by Nyla on July 25, 2016

At 2 years old, Mia is starting to pull herself up and contemplating her first tentative steps toward her parents, Michael and Liz Berry. They are at the ready to catch, encourage and urge her on to her greatest potential. That is what moms and dads do. Michael took his parental support a good bit

Posted in Ontario / Respiratory Therapy / Student Spotlights

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Medical Assisting students volunteer for moms-to-be expo

by Nyla on July 19, 2016

Almost 3,000 expectant moms and their families came to the High Desert Baby Expo at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville recently to get health and baby care information and lots of goodies to take home. This first-time event attracted more attention and enjoyed greater attendance than was expected. “There were so many there,

Posted in Medical Assisting / News and Events / Victor Valley