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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


Disabled military veteran chooses Medical Office Administration program for a career that will accommodate physical restrictions

by Nyla on September 12, 2019

Ramon De Jesus planned to spend his life as crew chief for aircraft maintenance in the U.S. Air Force. For eight years he enjoyed his work, military life and assignments that took him to high-alert stations where he worked on advance technology spy planes. He provided a good life for his wife Betty and their

Posted in Grad Success / Madera / Medical Office

Porterville Medical Secretary Graduate Delilah Sanchez

Mother of five buckles down to make her administrative medical career happen

by Nyla on November 29, 2018

Don’t tell Delilah Sanchez she can’t do something. “If I put myself into something and hear anybody tell me I can’t do that, I am determined to show them they’re wrong,” she says. “I’ve always done that.” That includes her spontaneous decision to check out SJVC’s Porterville campus one day and enroll in the Medical

Posted in Grad Success / Medical Office / Porterville

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

Hanford Medical Office graduate Julianna Underwood

Going from fast food to Medical Office Administration career required family effort

by Nyla on October 26, 2017

Julianna Underwood was 24 years old and had only known work in the fast-food industry when she found herself divorced and trying to provide for her baby, Isaac. Her earning potential and unpredictable work hours forced her to toward a huge decision about going back to school as a way to make a comfortable life

Posted in Grad Success / Hanford / Medical Office / Spotlight


Mother and her daughters buckle down to realize their medical career dreams

by Nyla on October 24, 2016

26-year-old Jonniece McFadden had no idea that when she began her Medical Assisting program last October, she would be the trigger for both her mom, Teresa Battles, and sister, Ruby Battles, to enroll in medical programs on the Temecula campus, as well. “My mom started a month after I did because she saw how hard

Posted in Medical Assisting / Medical Office / Spotlight / Student Spotlights / Temecula

Fresno AMT Club at Community Food Bank

Medical Assisting and Medical Office Administration students volunteer at Community Food Bank

by Nyla on December 8, 2015

Fresno campus American Medical Technologists Student Society club (AMT-SS) members know the importance of serving the needs of their community – especially those in their community who are struggling with the most basic food and shelter needs of day-to-day life. Recently elected Club President, Wendy Flores, who will graduate from the Medical Assisting program next

Posted in Fresno / Medical Assisting / Medical Office / News and Events