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SJVC Porterville Ribbon Cutting

Porterville community shows strong support for newest SJVC campus at ribbon cutting ceremony

by Nyla on October 10, 2017

Porterville is the ideal community and location for SJVC’s newest campus, where more than 80 business representatives and area residents came to the September 27th Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in a show of strong support. “We wanted to share with all of the community that we are here,” says Adriana Ruiz, Porterville Campus President. “More than

Posted in News and Events

Business Leadership Seminar Visalia

Business Leadership Seminar helps students and graduates polish skills

by Nyla on October 5, 2017

More than two dozen students and graduates enjoyed a Business Leadership Seminar hosted recently by the Visalia campus. Business Administration program students from the Hanford and Delano campuses joined Visalia Business Administration students for a day of speaker presentations, breakout sessions and friendly competitions that polished their skills and increased their knowledge. “We wanted to

Posted in Business Administration / News and Events / Visalia

SJVC Temecula students raise funds for Hurricane Harvey relief

Hurricane Harvey stirs up community spirit on Temecula campus

by Nyla on September 29, 2017

The Temecula campus’ Diversity Club, HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) Club and Business Administration Club members threw themselves into action as soon as the world got news of Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Houston, Texas. “Watching the devastation was very emotional for many of us,” says Robyn Whiles, Campus Director. “We were talking and wishing

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

Ontario HVAC graduate Frank Guerrero

HVAC-R graduate has powerful strategy for finding jobs

by Nyla on September 28, 2017

“From day one, I knew I had to start at the bottom,” says Frank Guerrero of his long-term plan for success in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration business. He knew he wouldn’t be there for long. Frank had started the HVAC-R program at the Rancho Cucamonga (now Ontario) campus in 2014 after several

Posted in Grad Success / Heating, Ventilation, AC and Refrigeration / Ontario

Visalia Criminal Justice Corrections Program Director George Hernandez

Criminal Justice Corrections Program Director knows successful law enforcement careers begin in the classroom

by Nyla on September 21, 2017

“The professional standards we teach our Criminal Justice (Corrections) students are what they are going to have to carry on in the rest of their careers – what they learn in school they will project in the job,” says George Hernandez, Criminal Justice Corrections Program Director on the Visalia campus. In the seven years that Mr.

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Faculty Spotlights / Visalia

Dental hygienist vs dental assistant

What’s the Difference Between a Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant?

by SJVC on September 20, 2017

If you’re a fan of beautiful smiles, you might be interested in becoming a dental hygienist or dental assistant. It doesn’t hurt that these jobs are in-demand and can command a decent salary, either. But which dental career path is right for you? This article explores the difference between dental hygienists and dental assistants so

Posted in Dental Assisting / Dental Hygiene

Fresno Dental Assistant program graduate Krystin Kahle

Stay-at-home mom jumps heart-first into dental assisting career

by Nyla on September 14, 2017

In her mid-thirties, Krystin Kahle loved being a stay-at-home mom to her and husband Will’s three kids, Scott, Aerin and Liam. But something was pushing her to look outside her role and her life. “Should something happen to my husband, I needed to be able to provide for my family,” she reflects. “And I needed

Posted in Dental Assisting / Fresno / Grad Success