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SJVC Fresno’s aircraft mechanic students step up to help local community

by Nyla on January 11, 2019

Until just a couple of months ago, many Aviation Maintenance Technology students at the Aviation campus in Fresno had never been part of a community volunteer effort. “They have not had the experience of helping strangers,” says James Montague, Academic Coach. “They haven’t really considered it. Why help somebody I don’t even know?” They are

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno / News and Events

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Fresno and Madera campuses help local seniors feel the holiday spirit

by Nyla on January 10, 2019

Older people are often the ones who feel lonely and left out during the holidays, as many family members have grown apart or away from each other. Christmas can be a particularly hard time for seniors with few financial resources and very little emotional support. For the third year in a row, SJVC’s Fresno and

Posted in Fresno / Madera / News and Events

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What it’s like to work as an Aircraft Mechanic for SkyWest Airlines

by SJVC on December 19, 2018

By Tom Himka –  SkyWest Airlines Colorado Springs, Maintenance Manager So, you’ve caught the aviation bug. We don’t blame you. We love airplanes too. Starting a new career can be a bit overwhelming and you probably have plenty of questions. For instance, what is it like being a SkyWest mechanic? I can tell you, there isn’t

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno

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Thanksgiving food bags are a tradition on Fresno campus

by Nyla on December 14, 2018

Each year since 1991, San Joaquin Valley College’s Fresno campus has counted on the generosity of staff, faculty and students to help provide a Thanksgiving dinner for their students in need. This year, 25 students were nominated by those who work, learn and teach beside them throughout the year. So many students who come to

Posted in Fresno / News and Events

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Surg Tech grad leans in during medical emergencies

by Nyla on December 13, 2018

Christina Santiago is one of those people who immediately rushes into a medical emergency situation. No hesitation. It is both her training as a Surgical Technologist and her nature. “I don’t panic under pressure,” she says. “You are to-the-wall excited, but it doesn’t come out in my work. I am completely calm right then.” The

Posted in Fresno / Grad Success / Surgical Technologist

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How to become an Aircraft Mechanic

by Raja Tahir on September 12, 2018

Interested in a hands-on career where you maintain and repair aircraft? Then a career as an aviation mechanic and service technician might be the right fit for you. Read on to learn the ins and outs of a career in aircraft maintenance, and how you can get started. What do aircraft mechanics and service technicians

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno

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Should I train to work as a Veterinary Assistant?

by SJVC on August 20, 2018

Do you enjoy working with animals as much as people? Do you want a career that has a mix of medicine, compassion, and dedication? Do you want to be the link between the veterinarian, animal, and client? If so, then becoming a veterinarian assistant may be the right career path for you. What does a Veterinary Assistant

Posted in Bakersfield / Fresno / Veterinary Assistant