MDA Bail made for SJVC Campus Director

by SJVC on December 8, 2011

San Joaquin Valley College’s faculty, staff and students managed to raise exactly one dollar over the $1,600. bail set for Campus Director Kelly Walters by the Muscular Dystrophy Association Central Valley – but not before she was slapped with handcuffs, taken by patrol car and tossed into the slammer (actually a local restaurant ‘holding cell’).

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Bakersfield Hosts October Board of Governors Meeting

by SJVC on November 2, 2011

Several students, faculty and staff welcomed members of the Board of Governors at the Bakersfield campus this month for the Board of Governor’s meeting.  The students were thrilled at the opportunity and were able to lead tours of the campus after a time of mingling and talking with members of the board. “When I enrolled,

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Student Wins $3000 Scholarship!

by SJVC on October 5, 2011

Sara Custer, a SJVC Bakersfield student, has recently won a $3,000 scholarship and SJVC sponsored trip to attend the CAPPS awards ceremony in San Diego on October 14th. The scholarship was for students enrolled in an Allied Health program at a CAPPS Member school and required nomination. Sara was nominated by Kelly and Rudy Solano.

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Bakersfield SIFE ‘Adopts a Neighborhood’

by SJVC on August 18, 2011

SIFE volunteers volunteered their Saturday mornings to clean up graffiti, liter and illegal dumping in the Greenfield community area of Bakersfield.With an early commitment to community clean-up, the ten members of the SIFE team were looking for a constructive way to do so when Joseph Johnson, a business instructor on campus, was able to connect

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