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Criminal Justice: Corrections program comes to Temecula campus

by Nyla on April 16, 2018

SJVC recognized that Temecula was the perfect environment in which to introduce one of its most popular career training programs: Criminal Justice Corrections. “We heard from some of our local police departments that there was a need for qualified candidates for employment in our area,” says Robyn Whiles, Temecula campus president. SJVC’s corporate office’s research

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / News and Events / Temecula

Is a medical billing and coding career right for me?

by Raja Tahir on March 22, 2018

Interested in a career in medical billing and coding? If you’re good with data analysis and record keeping and have good organizational skills, then a career as a medical records and health information technician could be a great choice for you. Read on to learn: What medical billing and coding staff do on the job Where

Posted in Medical Billing and Coding

Porterville student honors family of accountants with 4.0 in Business Administration program

by Nyla on March 19, 2018

Rachel Murphy recalls a moment when her 6-year-old daughter Aubrey asked, “Mom, you’re a grown-up, so what are you going to be? What career did you choose?” “Those questions were my father’s doing,” says Rachel, who at 26 years old still hadn’t yet landed on a career, and each passing year meant more distance between

Posted in Business Administration / Porterville / Student Spotlights

HVACR instructor trains students on the ins and outs of the industry

by Nyla on March 15, 2018

Gary Dover did not plan to be a teacher. “It never occurred to me,” he admits. His dad Bobby had a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) business and he fully expected to follow those well-placed footsteps. “From 12 years old until I was 18, I worked on jobs with him,” says Gary. And, as

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Heating, Ventilation, AC and Refrigeration / Hesperia

Construction industry facing worker shortage

Is construction management the right career for me?

by Raja Tahir on March 8, 2018

Are you interested in a career managing construction projects? If you are analytical with good decision-making and customer service skills, construction management could be a great career choice. Read on to learn: What construction managers typically do on the job Where construction managers work and how much they reportedly make The skills and characteristics needed to

Posted in Construction Management

Husband and wife push through overwhelming life struggles to realize their career dreams

by Nyla on March 5, 2018

Mirna Gonzalez has struggled with serious medical problems since she was 16 years old. She was in and out of hospitals, endured multiple surgeries, and nurses regularly stopped by her house to monitor her progress. She did independent study for a while before graduating high school from a chartered military academy. “There were a lot

Posted in Student Spotlights / Visalia

Ontario student discovers ambition for construction career

by Nyla on February 26, 2018

Isaiah Motupalli has been working with his dad James since he was 15, using brick, rock, stone and concrete to pour driveways and build walls. “I saved up to buy my first car, a Ford Ranger pickup, when I was in high school,” he says. After graduation, he tried junior college for less than a

Posted in Construction Management / Ontario / Spotlight / Student Spotlights