Business Programs

Motherhood tests Online Student’s mettle

by SJVC on January 27, 2014

Sometimes, education can get pushed to the wayside, neglected or forgotten because of crisis or celebration. Khampon Nasay-Partida knew this all too well. She was not where she wanted to be in life. “I wasn’t having much luck in the career I wanted,” Khampon says. She weighed all the options, researching program after program at

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Online Division / Student Spotlights

Father of Nine Digs In

by Nyla on January 16, 2014

Although Steve Cichos had been a bricklayer in the construction business for over 20-years, he knew that with layoffs becoming more common, he would have to go deeper if he was going to stay in this business.  “There was less and less work and finances were getting less and less sufficient,” says Steve.  But he

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

Business Administration Students right at home in political office

by SJVC on December 9, 2013

Business internships are wrought with fierce competition. Many individuals look to get a leg up in the business world and SJVC students act with diligence to earn their spots. Temecula Business Administration students Vania Fune and Liya Brykova are no exception. Both students had the good luck- or good resumes more likely- to be chosen

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

CJ students throw down at regional conference

by Nyla on November 27, 2013

Visalia campus Criminal Justice students got to mix it up with about 250 other Region 1 CJ students from California, Hawaii, Idaho, Washington, Nevada and Oregon this Oct. at their annual Criminal Justice Fraternity conference held this year in Rancho Cordova. The 3-day conference was broken down into registration and mixer, fierce competition courses and,

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

The sweet smell of success

by Nyla on October 15, 2013

Their assignment was to create a business, develop a business plan and present it to “the bank” – in this case Campus Director, Joel Morgan, Academic Dean, Victoria Gutierrez and other staff – in order to get approval for a business loan. Sonia and Laura put their heads together and came up with “Panoramic Cupcakes”,

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Lancaster / Student Spotlights

A quiet voice grows strong

by Nyla on September 30, 2013

For the longest time, the only voice of encouragement Ashley Schwarz heard was that one deep inside her. “You’ve got to be better,” it said. Ashley lost each of her parents before she was ready to be on her own and, without siblings, her lone inner voice was the only one pushing her forward. Ashley

Posted in Business Programs / Human Resource Administration / Medical Assisting / Online Division / Student Spotlights / Student Success

Student Fashion Show entertains…and educates

by Nyla on September 25, 2013

About a dozen business student models used the catwalk to teach over a hundred Rancho Cucamonga students how to dress for that all-important job interview. “We deliberately included some What not to Wear examples to show students inappropriate interview attire,” says Chris Hooton, Career Services Manager. The 90-minute show is an annual event held this

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Construction Management / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Human Resource Administration / News and Events / Ontario

Immigration status threatened success

by Nyla on September 18, 2013

Cristal Rubio remembers what it felt like to watch her high school friends one at a time get their driver’s licenses and score summer jobs, while she pretended she didn’t need them. “I told them my parents said I didn’t need to work and my mom always drops me off wherever I need to go,

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

SJVC’s own Magnificent Seven

by Nyla on August 29, 2013

David Huezo didn’t set out to be a recruiter for SJVC when he enrolled in the Medical Assisting program at the Temecula campus. But six of his closest friends from childhood and high school watched his growing success at SJVC and, one at a time, checked it out for themselves. “At first nobody paid attention

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Medical Office / News and Events / Temecula