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Should I train to become a Surgical Technologist?

by Raja Tahir on February 12, 2018

Do you think surgical technology is the right career for you? If you are detail-oriented and work well in stressful situations, becoming a surgical technologist could be a great career choice. Read on to learn: What surgical technologists (also known as operating room technicians) do on the job Where surgical technologists work and how much

Posted in Surgical Technologist

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Is a career as a Respiratory Therapist right for me?

by Raja Tahir on January 25, 2018

Are you interested in training to work as a Respiratory Therapist? Then you’re in the right place – this post is all about a career in Respiratory Care. We’ll cover information regarding: What respiratory therapists do on the job Where respiratory therapists (RTs) work and how much they reportedly make The skills and characteristics needed

Posted in Respiratory Therapy / Respiratory Therapy Bachelor's Degree

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Is dental assisting the right career for me?

by Raja Tahir on January 2, 2018

Are you interested in becoming a dental assistant? This post examines some of the duties and responsibilities you may encounter if you become a dental assistant. We’ll cover information regarding: What dental assistants do on the job Where dental assistants work and how much they reportedly make The skills and characteristics needed to be a

Posted in Dental Assisting

SJVC gift wrap party to help local seniors

Gift baskets made holidays better for SJVC students and local seniors

by Nyla on December 26, 2017

SJVC wants to make a difference in students’ lives and in their communities one holiday at a time. “We did a Thanksgiving drive for our students who cannot afford to provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal to their family,” says Devon Dilley, Career Services Manager for SJVC’s Fresno and Madera campuses. “Nominations came from students, staff

Posted in Fresno / Madera / News and Events

Online BSRT student Mellissa Prendez and family

Online Bachelor of Science degree completion program is ideal for Bakersfield Respiratory Therapist

by Nyla on December 25, 2017

Mellissa Prendez earned her Associate of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy at SJVC’s Bakersfield campus and has worked in that specialized field for about 15 months. But she knows a big change is coming for professionals at her education level in Respiratory Care. “There’s no set date yet, but the industry and professional organizations have

Posted in Respiratory Therapy / Respiratory Therapy Bachelor's Degree / Student Spotlights

Central Valley Blue Star Moms

Central California campuses help create 358 care packages for Remember the Troops Drive

by Nyla on December 22, 2017

All San Joaquin Valley College campuses have a tremendous commitment toward community support through volunteer work, fund drives and donations. The Central Valley Blue Star Moms recently benefitted from that collective spirit of giving in support of their annual Remember the Troops Care Package Drive, which is conducted nationwide. For the last several weeks, the

Posted in Aviation / Fresno / Madera / News and Events

Temecula ASB Club

Students breathe new life into Temecula’s Associate Student Body club

by Nyla on December 20, 2017

Every once in awhile, campus life slows down long enough for a handful of students to look around and wonder what else they could do enrich their educational experience. That happened recently to a couple of Medical Assisting program students on the Temecula campus. Maureen DeLeon and Kristara Diaz Brown are classmates and friends who

Posted in News and Events / Temecula