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5 Reasons to Get an Associate’s Degree in Business

by Nyla on July 17, 2017

You have decided to change your situation. Perhaps you don’t like the job you’re in or the ones you’ve had in the past, or you’ve been out of the workforce for a while and need to punch up your resume to get back in. Maybe you’re going in cold – no work experience. An associate’s

Posted in Business Administration

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Surgical Technology careers are riding a high-demand wave

by Nyla on July 13, 2017

Great news for those considering a job in the Surgical Technology field! The U.S. Department of Education’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts a 15% growth rate over the next decade for skilled Surgical Technicians, which translates into almost 15,000 new positions. That growth is much faster than the average 7% rate estimated for all

Posted in News and Events / Surgical Technologist

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Aviation Maintenance Technology grad thinks he is one lucky guy

by Nyla on July 6, 2017

“I smile a little more, have a little bounce in my step,” says Norm McCraine, recent Fresno – Aviation campus graduate. “My whole attitude toward life has changed because this is an unbelievably good job.” Last month, Norm went to work for Virgin Galactic as an Avionic A&P Technician (“spacewrench”) on SpaceShipTwo in Mohave. He

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Grad Success

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Career Café helps professional development exercises stick

by Nyla on July 3, 2017

Who knew how important a handshake could be? Career Services Manager Stephanie Simmons and Career Services Advisor, Stephanie Biggs, just to name a couple of student services staff on the Temecula campus who are in the know. Their challenge was to find a great way to provide this kind of professional development information and training

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

Modesto Criminal Justice Corrections graduate Elizabeth Pelayo

Sibling rivalry benefited Criminal Justice: Corrections program graduate

by Nyla on June 29, 2017

Elizabeth Pelayo and her brother Armando have a long history of healthy competition between them. They didn’t expect things to be any different when they both enrolled in the Criminal Justice: Corrections program on the Modesto campus. “There’s a competition between us; it’s always been that way,” says Elizabeth, who at 21-years-old is a year

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success / Modesto

Respiratory Therapists - How to Choose the Right Degree Advancement Program for You

Respiratory Therapists: How to Choose the Right Degree Advancement Program for You

by Nyla on June 28, 2017

As a respiratory therapist, you are on solid career ground. Respiratory therapy positions are expected to grow 12 percent between 2014 and 2024, faster than the average rate for all jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s a fantastic occupational outlook for a career that usually only requires an associate’s degree to

Posted in Online Program / Respiratory Therapy Bachelor's Degree

SJVC Delano Fred Award Winners

“Fred” is no stranger to Delano campus

by Nyla on June 27, 2017

For many years, SJVC campuses have enjoyed acknowledging extraordinarily good works of staff, faculty and students with a Fred Award presentation. But, the Delano campus seems to be bubbling over with those who exemplify that standard, as at least one Fred certificate is awarded every week. “The Fred Factor” is a book written by Mark

Posted in Delano / News and Events