Business Programs

Criminal Justice Corrections program is back

by Nyla on July 16, 2014

The Modesto campus is excited to have one of its most sought after programs back after a hiatus of several months. The 14-month, AS degree, Criminal Justice Corrections program is back by popular demand from the corrections industry to help fill a tremendous need for well-trained personnel created by: Prison realignment that sends low-level offenders

Posted in Business Programs / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Modesto / News and Events

Welcome Madera!

by Nyla on July 10, 2014

Modesto was the last SJVC campus to open in the Central San Joaquin Valley – and that was ten years ago. Southern California has been the go-to for new campus sites in communities that offered the perfect balance of employers in need of well-trained professionals and residents interested in quality career education and training. The

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Madera / Medical Assisting / Medical Office / Medical Programs / News and Events

Shy guy turns it up

by Nyla on May 8, 2014

Mark Sandoval was used to being invisible. He had gone to two community colleges and thought he knew the routine pretty well. “My previous experience with college is that they treat you like a number,” says Mark. “If you have a problem you just have to figure it out.” When he enrolled in the Business

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Grad Success / Hanford

Stand at attention

by Nyla on May 6, 2014

It is not often that a grateful student or graduate will take the time to sit down and write a note of appreciation to an especially inspiring instructor. It is even more rare for twenty-two of them to take pen in hand – but that is exactly what they did for Michael Stewart, Criminal Justice

Posted in Business Programs / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Faculty Spotlights / Hesperia / Visalia

Going the Distance

by Nyla on April 29, 2014

Since his teens, Greg Serrano has found something he needs in the solitary stride of a long-distance runner. That extra something that pushes him, that settles over him as the miles pile up, has served him in all aspects of his life. It did not start out that way. “My cousin, Brenda, got me into

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Faculty Spotlights / Temecula

A little boost up the company ladder for Ontario student

by Nyla on April 21, 2014

Twenty-one year old Kenzley Velthuis is very happy with the progress she has made at Bed Bath and Beyond in the two years she has worked there. She started out as a cashier, moved to an on-the-floor position and now enjoys an Operations spot that controls what ships in and what ships out. “I just

Posted in Business Programs / Ontario / Student Spotlights

Empowering Others Inspires a Commitment to Teaching

by Nyla on March 25, 2014

Rafael Oropeza never had a lifelong plan to become a teacher. Maybe that is why his style as an educator is so elastic, and stretches to meet the individual needs of his Business Administration and General Ed students at the Temecula campus. “I’m constantly changing my teaching style, depending on the type of students I

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Faculty Spotlights / Temecula

Online student finds his stride…and strength

by Nyla on March 10, 2014

Lathan Murdock had his own construction business in Texas for eight years, but things were not working out the way he had hoped. He knew he had to make his move pretty soon to get out of the hole that kept getting deeper for him, his wife Cherie, and their four children, ages 3 to

Posted in Business Programs / Construction Management / Online Division / Student Spotlights

Visalia’s BA program holds Curriculum Conference

by Nyla on March 7, 2014

On Friday, Feb. 7th thirty-five Business Administration instructors, division managers, technology coaches, staff and students spent a half-day participating in a Curriculum Conference at SJVC’s Central Administration Offices. The agenda describes the model: Curriculum conferences are instructor-focused and center on teaching tools and the learning process through the sharing and collaboration of classroom ideas, engagement

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / News and Events / Visalia