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Lancaster Pharmacy Technology graduate finds confidence and a career

by Nyla on August 1, 2019

At 47 years old, June Bianchi decided she had spent too many years working in retail, opening boxes in warehouses and diffusing customer service issues. She had tried a couple of short-term education routes in medical assisting and dialysis technician that didn’t connect, but did reinforce her interest in a career helping others. “My eyes

Posted in Antelope Valley / Grad Success / Lancaster / Pharmacy Technology

Is a career as a pharmacy technician right for you?

by SJVC on June 3, 2019

Would it surprise you to learn that not all of those people behind the counter at your local drug store are pharmacists? Chances are many are pharmacy technicians. And this post is all about what it takes to start a career in pharmacy technology. We’ll cover information regarding: What pharmacy technicians do on the job

Posted in Antelope Valley / Bakersfield / Fresno / Hesperia / Lancaster / Modesto / Ontario / Pharmacy Technology / Temecula / Victor Valley / Visalia

Senator Wilk and State Assemblyman Lackey visit with SJVC Antelope Valley students

CA legislative representatives tour SJVC’s Antelope Valley campus

by Nyla on October 24, 2018

It was about 18 months in the making: Two important representatives of California government were finally able to visit the Antelope Valley (Lancaster) campus last month. Senator Scott Wilk and State Assemblyman Tom Lackey toured the campus, visited with students and instructors, and enjoyed a lively question-and-answer exchange. The tour was an introduction to the

Posted in Antelope Valley / Lancaster / News and Events

Lancaster Medical Office program graduate Gloria Broadous

Going back to school helped Medical Office student process her grief

by Nyla on September 13, 2018

Healing comes in many forms, and Gloria (Glo) Broadous felt that continuing her education might help her focus on something besides the pain of losing William, her husband of 37 years. “After a year and a half of just trying to get past the grief, I needed something positive to focus on,” she says. “I

Posted in Antelope Valley / Grad Success / Lancaster / Medical Office

Is a career as a corrections officer right for me?

by Raja Tahir on April 23, 2018

Do you want a career in criminal justice? Are you interested in maintaining law and order in a prison environment? Are you prepared to work with convicted criminals? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then a career as a corrections officer might be the right fit for you. What does a corrections officer do?

Posted in Antelope Valley / Bakersfield / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Fresno / Hesperia / Lancaster / Modesto / Ontario / Temecula / Victor Valley / Visalia

Medical Assistant program student Domonique Washington

Medical Assisting student grabs the next rung in her career ladder

by Nyla on August 29, 2016

As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Domonique Washington knows beyond any doubt that she is in the right career field, but she isn’t in as deep as she needs to be to feel like an integral part of the medical team. “I should be more involved with my patients, not just the physical aspect, but

Posted in Lancaster / Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights

Lancaster medical students volunteer at free health screening event

Lancaster medical program students practice skills at community health screening event

by Nyla on July 28, 2016

16 Medical Assisting and Medical Office Administration students, and Medical Assisting instructor Jamila Clark, got back as much as they gave when this Lancaster campus team spent a Saturday in July helping hundreds of people get free health services at St. Martha Catholic Church in Huntington Park. Sponsored by Sathya Sai International Organization, a world-wide

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