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Respiratory Therapy graduate Quinn McNichols

Respiratory Therapist graduate finds family support is vital

by Nyla Hallum on September 24, 2015

Maybe Quinn McNichols could have made it through his Respiratory Therapy program on his own. But he is glad he did not have to. His wife, Heather, was there for him every step of the way. “My wife is the hardest working and most determined person I have known in my life,” says Quinn. “I

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Temecula Dental Assistants All Pass State Exams

100% of Temecula’s First Dental Assisting Class Passed RDA Licensure Exams

by Nyla Hallum on September 21, 2015

SJVC Temecula‘s very first Dental Assisting graduating class set an important precedent for future Dental Assistant classes to follow: They recently passed all three State exams to become Registered Dental Assistants (RDAs). All seven grads, plus one graduate from the August graduating class, met the academic and practical requirements for licensure. “Our Dental Assistant students were

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Open wide – Dental Assistant students see Orthodontist in action

by Nyla Hallum on September 16, 2015

Dental Assisting students spend a lot of lab time working on each other to perfect their dental skills and techniques. But there is nothing quite like watching a dental professional work on real patients to open their minds to the intricacies of a thriving dental practice. Temecula’s Dental Assisting students got that chance recently when

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Medical Office instructor Tawny Williams

Military wife put her needs last until she joined SJVC’s Medical Office program

by Nyla Hallum on August 25, 2015

Tawny Williams is her family’s support system. Her military husband, Melvin, and their 14-year-old son, Melvin, depend on her to keep “all systems go” at home. “A military wife is one of the biggest honors in the world, but it is a selfless life,” says Tawny. That busy life was rushing by. “By the time

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Medical Assisting graduate Angela Velasquez

Medical Assisting graduate finds a home at SJVC’s Temecula campus

by Nyla Hallum on August 13, 2015

The classrooms, the hallways, the people are all very familiar to Angela Velasquez as she comes to work each day at the Temecula campus. They should be. It was not that long ago that she sat in one of those very chairs absorbing all she could about the Medical Assisting program that would offer her

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SJVC Temecula wins Respiratory Therapy State Sputum Bowl

SJVC Temecula Respiratory Therapy team brings home the Big Win

by Nyla Hallum on August 4, 2015

The Temecula campus‘ first Sputum Bowl win back in 2013 could have just been a bit of luck. But collecting a second victory the following year earned Temecula’s Respiratory Therapy team and program some definite buzz among competing colleges. This year’s third straight win sealed the deal on their reigning dominance in this statewide competition.

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Temecula campus celebrates 4th anniversary

Temecula campus celebrates four years of serving the Inland Empire

by Nyla Hallum on July 20, 2015

It may not have been champagne and caviar, but the hot dogs, snow cones and cake were welcomed treats for the Temecula campus when it celebrated its fourth anniversary on July 7th. “It was just a good old fashioned birthday party,” says Robyn Whiles, Campus Director. “We celebrated at every break.” The Temecula campus offers seven

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