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Temecula Medical Assisting student Vee and her son

Medical Assisting student uses new skill to save her son’s life

by Nyla on November 13, 2017

Voynne (Vee) Ramlakhan had no idea that exactly one day after earning CPR certification in one of her Medical Assisting program classes, she would use that new skill to save her 10-year-old son Isaiah’s life. It was 1 a.m. when Vee went downstairs to find that Isaiah had sneaked into the leftover orange chicken in

Posted in Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights / Temecula

Hesperia Spooktacular event

The Hesperia campus got its ghoul on for Halloween

by Nyla on November 9, 2017

As the sky darkened on October 26th, the Hesperia campus’ doors creaked open to hundreds of kids and family members of students, staff and faculty looking for a Spooktacular time. They were not disappointed. The downstairs area of the campus reflected toddler-friendly Halloween themes and fun crafts, photo booths, a bounce house, along with lots

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events

Hesperia Clean-Up Day

Hesperia campus rolls up its sleeves for City’s Clean-Up Day

by Nyla on November 1, 2017

Thirty-seven SJVC students, staff, faculty and their friends joined almost 1,200 other conscientious residents on October 21st for the City of Victorville’s Community Clean-Up Day. This massive, twice-a-year effort invites local businesses, industries and residents to help clean up parcels of land littered with trash and discarded items. The day before the event, 40 teams

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events

SJVC launches Dental Assistant progam in Hesperia

SJVC Dental Assisting program now available in Hesperia

by Nyla on October 31, 2017

November will see the first class of Dental Assisting program students on the Hesperia campus, and staff and faculty could not be more excited. “The Registered Dental Assisting (RDA) program adds another quality offering to support the medical community,” says Richard Matley, Campus Director. The 9-month certificate program provides those interested in a Dental Assisting

Posted in Dental Assisting / Hesperia / News and Events

Hesperia Managers Luncheon for Classroom Managers

Hesperia students enjoy leadership role as Classroom Managers

by Nyla on October 27, 2017

The Hesperia campus has adopted a powerful tool to help prepare medical, business and technical students to take leadership roles in their chosen fields. The idea of appointing Classroom Managers was introduced about six months ago to a few classes and has since grown to include all classrooms. Classroom Managers are students chosen to be responsible

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events

Hanford Medical Office graduate Julianna Underwood

Going from fast food to Medical Office Administration career required family effort

by Nyla on October 26, 2017

Julianna Underwood was 24 years old and had only known work in the fast-food industry when she found herself divorced and trying to provide for her baby, Isaac. Her earning potential and unpredictable work hours forced her to toward a huge decision about going back to school as a way to make a comfortable life

Posted in Grad Success / Hanford / Medical Office

SJVC represents California at 2017 Student Sputum Bowl

SJVC team places fourth at national Respiratory Therapy competition

by Nyla on October 24, 2017

More than 20 Respiratory Therapy teams from across the country gathered in Indianapolis, Indiana, from October 3-6 for the American Association for Respiratory Care’s (AARC) national competition. Three-player teams that had won their state competitions this year, along with a few that entered as renegade teams, went head-to-head in this elite bout held at the

Posted in News and Events / Respiratory Therapy