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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

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Grad Success / Medical Office / Temecula

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

Posted in Grad Success / Medical Assisting / Temecula

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.

Posted in News and Events / Respiratory Therapy / Temecula

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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Temecula Respiratory Therapy student Robert Ford

Ex-military combat medic finds adrenaline rush in Temecula Respiratory Therapy program

by Nyla Hallum on June 29, 2015

“For 21 years, I was groomed to be in a high intensity area, thinking on my feet, and I’m not going to lie, I miss the adrenaline rush,” says Robert Ford, Respiratory Therapy student on the Temecula campus. After 18 months in the program, he is finding some of that all-important, in-the-moment action when he

Posted in Respiratory Therapy / Student Spotlights / Temecula

Medical Assisting student ElliMae Borromeo

Teen Medical Assisting student finds college a lot different from high school

by Nyla Hallum on May 18, 2015

Although 19-year-old Elli Mae Borromeo just graduated from high school last year, she feels she is a world away from adolescent “mean girl” behaviors and those cliques that can cast a wide shadow. “There’s no drama, no rumors here; everyone is more mature, and it’s an elevated peer group,” she says. In terms of the

Posted in Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights / Temecula

SJVC students turne employees Greg Kailynn

Former Classmates Together Again as SJVC Employees

by Nyla Hallum on May 12, 2015

Imagine taking your seat in the first class of your new career training program, already a little nervous about meeting a lot of other people, when you realize that there is just you and one other student in the room. Now, that’s a nice student-to-teacher ratio! That is how it was for Greg Serrano and

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Temecula