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Struggling with the English language would not stop career dreams

Struggling with the English language would not stop career dreams

by Nyla on December 17, 2019

For years Esbeida Valencia was content to be a stay-at-home mom to her and husband, Antonio’s four children. With her children growing less dependent, circumstances were lining up to allow her to pursue her long-held dream to become a Medical Assistant. College was the step she would have to take to make that happen. Daughter,

Posted in Delano / Grad Success / Medical Assisting

Student turns her natural customer service talents into a career choice

by Nyla on December 10, 2019

Carolyn Villa was tired of being treated like an annoying interruption by doctor’s office receptionists when she called to schedule appointments for her mom or one of her kids. It became a pet peeve that happened far too often for her to brush it off. “They don’t sound like they want to be working and

Posted in Delano / Medical Office / Student Spotlights

Student refreshes her job skills and self-confidence in SJVC’s Business Office Administration program

Student refreshes her job skills and self-confidence in SJVC’s Business Office Administration program

by Nyla on December 4, 2019

Three years ago, Magdalena Carrasco thought she was ready to start a career in business. She had earned an Associate’s degree in Accounting and was looking forward to contributing financially to the life she and her husband, Norwin, planned to provide for themselves and their young son, Keith. When they found out Magdalena was expecting

Posted in Business Administration / Delano / Student Spotlights

Student challenges himself to stretch from insecurity to self-confidence

Student challenges himself to stretch from insecurity to self-confidence

by Nyla on December 2, 2019

At eighteen years old Dominic Jordan Salon was at a crossroad in his life. His vision of who and what he wanted to be was in direct conflict with his reality. He had always imagined a life in the medical field, and he was equally drawn to the military. But the life he was living

Posted in Delano / Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights

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Students help “Stuff the Bus” to support the Delano community

by Ryan Smith on August 28, 2019

It takes a lot to be an achiever, but SJVC’s “elite achievers” always go the extra mile, especially when it comes to supporting the community. That is why the student Elite Achiever’s Club at SJVC’s Delano campus decided to support the “Stuff the Bus” community initiative by donating school supplies and hosting a supply drive.

Posted in Delano / News and Events

SJVC Delano students participate in holiday clothes donation

Delano students jump on board to spread holiday spirit through clothing drive

by Nyla on December 31, 2018

SJVC’s Delano campus proved that – although they may be small – they are mighty when it comes to helping others in their community. When Diego Perez, Medical Assisting and Medical Office Administration instructor for the campus, realized there was an opportunity for SJVC Delano to help the less fortunate during the holidays, he put

Posted in Delano / News and Events

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State Assemblyman Rudy Salas tours SJVC’s Delano campus

by Nyla on October 16, 2018

Assemblyman Rudy Salas recently toured the Delano campus and got to see first-hand how a private junior college can directly benefit the community in the district he represents. Mr. Salas’ office arranged the visit in response to an invitation extended by Sue Montgomery, SJVC’s Director of Institutional Partnerships. “Our goal is to reach out to

Posted in Delano / News and Events