Business Programs

Always a Work In Progress

by SJVC on August 15, 2013

From owning his own business to attending one of the highest ranked universities in the nation, Rancho Cucamonga alumni David Castain has made several significant leaps and bounds since graduating from the Business Administration program here at SJVC. David attended and recently graduated from Howard University, where he majored in Speech and Applied Methods and

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

In It For the Long Haul

by SJVC on July 10, 2013

In 2010, Frank Rodriguez had just graduated from high school and was anxiously awaiting his future as a student at San Joaquin Valley College. Fast forward three years later and Frank is still a member of the SJVC family as an Admissions Representative in the call center. Initially Frank was a potential student looking for

Posted in Business Administration / Business Programs / Faculty Spotlights / Grad Success

A heart for law enforcement

by SJVC on June 26, 2013

“There are so many things I could say about Mr. Stewart, but he is honestly one of the greatest instructors and people I have had the pleasure of knowing in my life.” –Cadet Raven James It can be said that passion for your career is key to leading a happy and successful life. Michael Stewart,

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

Economic crunch forces big decisions

by Nyla on June 5, 2013

In 2008 Mike Mattingly and his wife Tabatha were enjoying the good life in Phoenix, AZ. Mike was earning a good salary working for a civil engineering firm with all the perks. Then, whoosh, it was gone. The economic crunch hit them hard. It was a time when businesses were downsizing aggressively and Mike was

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

A Life-long Learner Keeps His Promise

by Nyla on May 7, 2013

When Bill Lennon dropped out of high school his junior year to take over his Dad’s dry wall business after his Dad fell and broke his neck, Bill made two important promises to himself: He would one day go back and finish high school and eventually go on to get a college degree. On his

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Eye on the Prize

by Nyla on May 1, 2013

“I want to buy a house, have a nice car and to be stable when I’m older, not live paycheck-to-paycheck,” says Jorge Jimenez, Business Administration student at the Fresno campus. “I don’t want to worry about am I going to eat tomorrow or be able to pay the rent.” At 21-years old he has figured

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

A Dog’s Life Just Got a Little Better

by Nyla on February 14, 2013

 Thanks to Construction Management students, Antonio Escobedo, Eddie Hernandez and Miguel Urbina some lucky dog has a new, upscale place to call home. All three Rancho Cucamonga CM students volunteered their design and construction skills to build an elaborate pet house for an auction and raffle supporting HomeAid Inland Empire, a non-profit organization affiliated with

Posted in Business Programs / Construction Management / News and Events / Ontario

This Little Light Of Mine

by Nyla on January 15, 2013

Lashonna Sutton knows she has a big light to shine on the world by helping others to see the light within themselves. But she knew she, first, had to have all the business structure in place in order to sustain her life coach dreams. As a new Business Administration program student on the Fresno campus,

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

SJVC Graduate Sets The Education Bar High For Her Family

by Nyla on January 12, 2013

Violeta Chaidez is the first member of her large family to attend college and come away with a degree. Her parents and four siblings know from watching her these last fourteen months, while she got up early for class, studied during the summer when her brothers and sisters were out of school and working to

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