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Is Business Right for Me?

by SJVC on April 5, 2017

Are you considering a career in business, but unsure if business is a good fit for you? Many soon-to-be students have wondered the same thing. “Business” seems like such a broad field, and you may wonder what you’ll actually end up doing after you graduate from a business program. The good news: Business is a

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San Joaquin Valley College Student discusses the differences between a Business Administration and Business Management Degree

Business Administration vs. Business Management: Which Is Right for Me?

by SJVC on March 23, 2017

Are you interested in pursuing a career in business, but aren’t sure where to start? If you have already begun searching for the perfect business program to achieve your career goals, you might already recognize the phrases “business administration” and “business management” — but you’re probably not sure what makes these two disciplines different from

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SJVC Hesperia Program Information Fair Helps Students and Community

SJVC Program Information Fair benefits many

by Nyla on September 10, 2014

Twice each year for the last four years, Business Administration students on the Hesperia campus have put on a Program Information Fair for the community, as part of their Business Leadership course. This year the BA program threw open the gates and invited all of the other business, medical and technical programs to participate. Just

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Hesperia / Victor Valley

Ontario instructor has new book published

by Nyla on August 28, 2014

Many share the dream of writing and having published a book, but few have the discipline and fortitude it takes to make that dream a reality. Retired architect and Construction Management instructor, Serge Laraque, made it happen – twice. Laraque’s first venture into the realm of ‘published author’ was with Self Determi-Nation, a self-help book

Posted in Business Programs / Construction Management / Faculty Spotlights / Ontario

CJC students help immigrant children caught in limbo

by Nyla on August 15, 2014

Everyone has seen the news footage of children trudging hundreds of miles from Guatemala and El Salvador, seeking safety in the U.S. from gang violence in their home towns, only to be held in churches and detention centers across our borders. Until decisions about their legal status are made on a national level, these kids

Posted in Business Programs / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Ontario / Student Success

You have the right to remain…vocal

by Nyla on July 31, 2014

Criminal Justice Corrections graduate, Frank Holsapple, has no problem speaking up for SJVC’s CJC program in Modesto. “It’s (SJVC) not a Mickey Mouse type of school,” he attests. “What they say, they back up. They produce results, and I’m an example of that.” A career in law enforcement was never something Frank seriously considered, but

Posted in Business Programs / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success / Modesto

A natural born leader drives it home

by Nyla on July 24, 2014

Michael Haagen realized that after 16-years as a service technician in the construction business, the part of his job that really excited him was when he actually got to help manage projects. He knew he had to do something to make team leadership his full-time responsibility, and he figured it would take a degree for

Posted in Business Programs / Construction Management / Grad Success / Online Division