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High Desert Homeless

Enactus Club gets SJVC Hesperia students involved with homeless shelter

by Nyla Hallum on July 27, 2015

It is a sad fact that between 800 to 1,000 people are homeless in the High Desert area. The Enactus Club on the Hesperia campus wants to spearhead an effort for SJVC students to work with the High Desert Homeless Services to help those who want to change their living situation. The connection was made

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events

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SJVC Shout Outs: Faculty & Staff

by Jessie Manzer on July 24, 2015

We are so delighted to feature our latest round of SJVC Shout Outs! We’re definitely lucky to have these great people in the SJVC family as instructors and staff. Huge thanks to everyone who submitted a shout out. Keep them coming! Nominate your favorite instructor, advisor, friend or a classmate who has brightened your day

Posted in Shout Outs

Optimal Resume SJVC Career Services

SJVC Rolls Out Video Resume & Portfolio Tool for Students

by Nyla Hallum on July 23, 2015

It is a new world out there for all of those about to begin a productive job search, as employers move toward a virtual recruitment environment. And SJVC is not about to let graduates show up to the party late and ill-equipped. Optimal Resume was recently rolled out on all campuses as a new feature

Posted in Grad Success / News and Events

SJVC Fresno Alzheimers fundraiser

Fresno Surgical Technology student leads the charge on campus for Alzheimer’s

by Nyla Hallum on July 22, 2015

Zaven Ohanian and his mom, Ashkhen, drove up to SJVC’s Fresno campus in a bright purple and white Honda Accord that was wrapped tightly in paper covered with over 800 signatures. Zaven, a Surgical Technology student, is volunteering with the Alzheimer’s Association to raise awareness for “Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month.” Clawson Honda of Fresno loaned

Posted in Fresno / News and Events

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

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

Licensed Vocational Nursing-instructor Denise Scrimshire

Licensed Vocational Nursing instructor balances tough with tender

by Nyla Hallum on July 14, 2015

Some 25 years ago – when Licensed Vocational Nursing instructor Denise Scrimshire was a nursing student – her instructor was a real whip-cracker. “Ms. Gandy had very high expectations and everybody feared her, but she was highly revered, and I wanted to be as good as she was,” says Denise. “It was tough, it was strict

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Licensed Vocational Nursing / Visalia

Relay for Life Rancho Cordova

SJVC Rancho Cordova Team Helps Raise $43,384 for Relay For Life of West Sacramento

by Nyla Hallum on July 13, 2015

This year’s Relay for Life by the American Cancer Society was a strong reminder that cancer touches the lives of most families. It was never more evident than on the weekend of June 27-28 when families of all sizes and ages came together for this 24-hour event held at Our Lady of Grace School in

Posted in News and Events / Rancho Cordova