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Community Service events show SJVC Bakersfield’s spirit

by Nyla on November 9, 2018

SJVC’s Bakersfield campus has served its community since first opening its doors to students almost 40 years ago. In addition to providing the highest level of education and career training to students and well-prepared graduates to employers, SJVC is committed to community support. Whether as a sponsor or event participant, SJVC shows up and carries

Posted in Bakersfield / News and Events

Bakersfield Surgical Tech graduate Frank Weeden

Surg Tech is perfect career choice for former army medic

by Nyla on November 8, 2018

Frank Weeden has known since he was 14 years old that he wanted a medical career, but it took him almost 35 years to get there. He got his first taste of what that career might be like during his military service. He enlisted right out of high school, and after boot camp trained as

Posted in Bakersfield / Grad Success / Surgical Technologist

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Should I train to work as a Veterinary Assistant?

by SJVC on August 20, 2018

Do you enjoy working with animals as much as people? Do you want a career that has a mix of medicine, compassion, and dedication? Do you want to be the link between the veterinarian, animal, and client? If so, then becoming a veterinarian assistant may be the right career path for you. What does a Veterinary Assistant

Posted in Bakersfield / Fresno / Veterinary Assistant

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Four SJVC California Respiratory Therapy programs earn national award

by Nyla on June 4, 2018

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) recently notified SJVC’s Rancho Cordova, Bakersfield, Ontario and Temecula campuses that their Respiratory Therapy programs would receive the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapy Credentialing Success Award. Only about 20% of the 443 Respiratory Therapy programs nationwide (38 of which are in California) earn this recognition. “The CoARC Board

Posted in Bakersfield / News and Events / Ontario / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy / Temecula

Kern County Sheriffs recruitment event attendees

Criminal Justice Corrections students get a close look at their future in law enforcement

by Nyla on August 29, 2017

A few weeks ago, the Kern County Sheriff’s Department in Bakersfield opened their facility to 92 SJVC Criminal Justice Corrections students for an up close and personal experience with the sophisticated tools and techniques of law enforcement. “We had their bomb squad, hostage negotiation RV, two helicopters and squad cars with their emergency spotlights and

Posted in Bakersfield / Criminal Justice: Corrections / News and Events

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Bomb Squad makes big impression on Bakersfield Criminal Justice students

by Nyla on November 16, 2016

Criminal Justice: Corrections program instructor Bobby Stratton recently invited the Bakersfield Police Department’s Bomb Squad to SJVC’s campus to make a classroom and field presentation to about 50 Criminal Justice: Corrections and other medical program students. An hour was spent in the classroom where the bomb squad team explained the dynamics of bomb threats and

Posted in Bakersfield / Criminal Justice: Corrections / News and Events

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Bakersfield CAMA Club takes on a worthy cause to help young adults

by Nyla on November 1, 2016

It was six long months of food sales, meetings and planning for the Bakersfield campus’ CAMA (Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting) Club to fulfill their goal of delivering 50 baskets of kitchen and household items to the local Covenant Community Services organization’s temporary housing residents. Covenant Community Services is a Christian-based program that provides transitional

Posted in Bakersfield / Medical Assisting / News and Events