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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.

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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

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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

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SJVC Delano Fred Award Winners

“Fred” is no stranger to Delano campus

by Nyla on June 27, 2017

For many years, SJVC campuses have enjoyed acknowledging extraordinarily good works of staff, faculty and students with a Fred Award presentation. But, the Delano campus seems to be bubbling over with those who exemplify that standard, as at least one Fred certificate is awarded every week. “The Fred Factor” is a book written by Mark

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Delano campus director Trish Hruby

Delano Campus Director took the career-change advice she gives her students

by Nyla on April 12, 2016

Patricia Hruby spent more than 20 years in the newspaper business before that shrinking industry tripped her lay-off. Inevitable or not, losing your spot in the only field you have known is traumatic. But Trish got a grip on her panic, and plotted a new career path. “It was my opportunity to make a career

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Delano medical assisting student Jalyssa Alvarado

Delano Medical Assisting student won’t let hardships limit her success

by Nyla on March 28, 2016

The odds were stacked against Jalyssa Alvarado, and statistics predicted she would be a high school dropout with few job opportunities. That is what usually happens when you are born to a mom who has a history of substance abuse and incarceration, you have young siblings who depend on you for their primary care, and you

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Delano Ribbon Cutting

SJVC’s Delano campus makes it official

by Nyla on March 1, 2016

More than 100 attendees recently enjoyed a ribbon cutting ceremony at San Joaquin Valley College’s newest campus located in Delano. The Central Valley campus opened its doors to Medical and Business students on Sept. 14, 2015, and was proud to invite the Delano community and many of its leaders, as well as State governmental representatives,

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