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Senator Wilk and State Assemblyman Lackey visit with SJVC Antelope Valley students

CA legislative representatives tour SJVC’s Antelope Valley campus

by Nyla on October 24, 2018

It was about 18 months in the making: Two important representatives of California government were finally able to visit the Antelope Valley (Lancaster) campus last month. Senator Scott Wilk and State Assemblyman Tom Lackey toured the campus, visited with students and instructors, and enjoyed a lively question-and-answer exchange. The tour was an introduction to the

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Lancaster Medical Office program graduate Gloria Broadous

Going back to school helped Medical Office student process her grief

by Nyla on September 13, 2018

Healing comes in many forms, and Gloria (Glo) Broadous felt that continuing her education might help her focus on something besides the pain of losing William, her husband of 37 years. “After a year and a half of just trying to get past the grief, I needed something positive to focus on,” she says. “I

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SJVC Lancaster blood drive

Holiday giving gets personal at Lancaster campus

by Nyla on December 23, 2016

Students, staff and faculty at the Lancaster campus recently made very personal donations: Their blood. On December 6th, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles sent their mobile unit to the campus in hopes of collecting at least 20 units of blood from which they would extract plasma and red blood cells. The campus was ready for them.

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Lancaster medical assisting students help with free health screening in Coorona CA

SJVC Lancaster Medical Assisting students help provide health screenings to 500+ people

by Nyla on June 13, 2016

Lancaster Medical Assisting students were eager to join many medical professionals and community volunteers to provide free health screenings to more than 500 people earlier this year at an annual event sponsored by the Sathya Sai Baba organization. This year’s theme was “Spread Love and Treat All Like Family,” and that spirit encompassed all the care,

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Pharmacy Technology Hospital Tour Lancaster

Pharmacy Technology students get a peek at real-world potential

by Nyla on June 25, 2015

Pharmacy Tech instructor Vincent Holloway is a firm believer in the advantages a strong visual aid can provide his students. So on May 27th, he took his class to the Antelope Valley Hospital’s Pharmacy Department to get a first-hand look at what a functioning pharmacy looks and feels like. “I wanted students to observe and

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Silvestre Lancaster Science Fair

SJVC Lancaster’s Student Science Fair educated and entertained

by Nyla on May 14, 2015

Last month, Lancaster campus students taking Gen Ed Science drew some oohs and aahs from staff, faculty and students who caught their evening Science Fair in the Student Lounge. Fifteen students from the Criminal Justice, Medical Office Administration, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning &  Refrigeration, and Industrial Maintenance Tech programs put on

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SJVC Industrial Technology Student Angel Suniga

From gangs to soon-to-be graduate: A success story

by Nyla on October 13, 2014

In a town where 30 percent of the population is involved in gang-related activities, it is easy for youth to get off to a bad start. Angel Suniga was one of those in the San Fernando town of Pacoima on a path to self-destruction. At 18 years old, his affiliation and subsequent “wrong place at

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