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“Never give up” is Online Business Administration graduate’s new mantra

by Nyla on March 16, 2017

By the time he was in his fifties, Robert Hernandez had quit a lot of things in his life. He left high school at 17. Then after marrying young, he walked away from a long-term marriage. He even dropped out of his Business Administration program at SJVC the first time he was enrolled, several years

Posted in Business Administration / Grad Success / Online Program

Aviation Maintenance Technology grads are landing jobs with big name companies

Aviation Maintenance Tech grads land jobs with big names in aviation industry

by Nyla on March 15, 2017

“I don’t think I’m going to have a single problem with employment,” says Norm McCraine, who will graduate from Fresno’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program in April. “I figure a month and a half out of training, I will be working.” A lot of his confidence comes from the fact that Aviation Maintenance Technology program

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / News and Events

Temecula 2017 Graduates

Congrats to Our Early 2017 Grads!

by Diana on March 10, 2017

Two months into 2017 and we have had the honor of holding five graduation ceremonies! Congratulations to all our graduates from the following campuses: Fresno – January 13 Modesto – January 27 Temecula – February 3 Visalia – February 3 Ontario – February 24 We wish you success in your professional and personal lives.

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Temecula campus recruits 130 registrants for Be the Match bone marrow program

by Nyla on March 8, 2017

In each hour of every day, 15 people in the U.S. find out they have some form of blood cancer. Roughly 12,000 Americans get that devastating news each year, and then begin the all-consuming task of beating back this disease and reclaiming their lives. Most of them depend on the life-giving contributions from others’ bodies

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

SJVC Porterville Campus

SJVC Opens Porterville Campus

by Nyla on March 6, 2017

Good things come to small towns whose community leaders let each other know when something is working well for them. Within months of San Joaquin Valley College opening a mini-campus in Delano, Porterville expressed an interest in having SJVC open a campus in their rural town of about 50,000 people. “Mayors, city leaders and developers

Posted in News and Events / Porterville

Criminal Justice Corrections program graduate Brandon Martinez

Criminal Justice Corrections graduate’s career turns out just as he planned

by Nyla on February 23, 2017

Brandon Martinez always knew his life’s work would be about helping others. “One of my goals was to work inside institutions with people who have legal and mental issues,” he says. “I thought I could become a corrections officer or go back to school and get into probation.” Even as a teenager, Brandon was able

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Fresno / Grad Success

Temecula Medical Assisting student Rachel Edwards

Military background is perfect lead-in to life as Medical Assisting student

by Nyla on February 20, 2017

20 years in the Marine Corps formed Rachel Edwards’ appreciation for self-discipline and order, two skills that come into serious play as a student. “Time management just kind of comes naturally to me with my military background,” she says. “I didn’t really have a choice; the military demands structure.” Rachel never really had any doubts

Posted in Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights / Temecula