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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

Posted in Lancaster / News and Events

Pharmacy Technology Hospital Tour Lancaster

Pharmacy Technology students get a peek at real-world potential

by Nyla on June 25, 2015

Pharmacy Tech instructor Vincent Holloway is a firm believer in the advantages a strong visual aid can provide his students. So on May 27th, he took his class to the Antelope Valley Hospital’s Pharmacy Department to get a first-hand look at what a functioning pharmacy looks and feels like. “I wanted students to observe and

Posted in Antelope Valley / Lancaster / News and Events / Pharmacy Technology

SJVC Easter celebrations were eggcellent!

by Nyla on April 24, 2014

It was all about the children, as many SJVC campuses flew Easter colors, donned a bunny costume or two, and performed services of good will for many families. The Bakersfield campus welcomed students and their families to an afternoon of food and fun activities on April 17th that included a 68 foot obstacle course, tug-of-war

Posted in Bakersfield / Lancaster / News and Events / Ontario / Visalia

CAMA student is passionate recruiter

by Nyla on April 14, 2014

Shaun Hudson-Gilpin is a self-appointed Ambassador-at-Large for San Joaquin Valley College’s Lancaster campus. Once he discovered what a perfect fit the Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting program was for him, he made certain that others in his personal orbit explored their career destinies at SJVC, as well. Shaun brought his buddy Marcos when he dropped

Posted in Lancaster / Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights

Support is key to CAMA student’s success

by Nyla on April 10, 2014

Kim Houseal never took the support and encouragement she has gotten over the years from friends and family for granted. She is grateful for every bit of it, and does all she can to build her own strengths, confidence and capabilities. Her parents, Warren and Patty, always encouraged Kim toward higher education and by the

Posted in Grad Success / Lancaster / Medical Assisting

Unplanned career falls into place

by Nyla on April 8, 2014

Virginia Harris did not plan to be a teacher. As a Cal State Long Beach student in the 1970s, she was on track to go to medical school. But college opened her eyes to more than career aspirations when she took up the mantle of activism. Education and career objectives took a backseat to the

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Lancaster / Medical Office