Medical Programs

Welcome Madera!

by Nyla on July 10, 2014

Modesto was the last SJVC campus to open in the Central San Joaquin Valley – and that was ten years ago. Southern California has been the go-to for new campus sites in communities that offered the perfect balance of employers in need of well-trained professionals and residents interested in quality career education and training. The

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A Father’s Day gift lifts spirits

by Nyla on July 9, 2014

Father’s Day came a couple of days early for about 90-guests at the Visalia Rescue Mission. A dozen members of the American Medical Technologists Student Society (AMTSS) on the Visalia campus decided they wanted to honor fathers on June 13th, who could often be found at noon at the Visalia Rescue Mission and who were,

Posted in Medical Assisting / Medical Programs / News and Events / Visalia

Big toothy animals go to pre-school

by Nyla on July 2, 2014

“Me, me, me next”, was all Dental Hygiene students Sara Gutierrez and Kylie Cade could hear when a classroom of pre-schoolers got to take turns wearing white pillowcase costumes to look like teeth, with one pink pillow cased student simulating a tongue, while another classmate practiced the skill of flossing between the ‘teeth’ with a

Posted in Dental Hygiene / Medical Programs / News and Events / Visalia

Mother’s Day gift of service fills many hearts

by Nyla on June 25, 2014

Members of the American Medical Technologists Student Society (AMTSS) on SJVC’s Visalia campus wanted to provide a service to mothers to commemorate Mother’s Day; one that would both help moms in need and provide a learning opportunity for participating Medical Assisting students. MA instructor, Sujana De Almeida, suggested they cook lunch for families at Valley

Posted in Medical Assisting / Medical Programs / News and Events / Visalia

There is always enough

by Nyla on June 24, 2014

Shelly Sowers does not spend time wondering if the glass is half-empty or half-full. She just knows there will be enough. If you have a dream and are willing to act on realizing that dream, there will always be enough to get you there. As a CMA and CAMA instructor for Online classes, Shelly tries

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Medical Assisting / Medical Programs / Online Division

Surprise visit a nice break for Dental Hygiene students

by Nyla on June 18, 2014

When Mike Perry, SJVC’s co-owner and CEO, drops in on a class, there is usually a hush at his sudden presence and the unexpected interruption of class work. But it does not stay quiet for long. The San Diego campus’ Dental Hygiene students were surprised at the sight of the top college executive standing in

Posted in Dental Hygiene / Medical Programs / News and Events / San Diego

A friend in need…finds a friend indeed

by Nyla on June 11, 2014

Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting student Maira Ruiz has known Anna Gonzales since they met in a 7th grade Bakersfield classroom; that means 17-years of girl giggles, difficult life experiences and everything in between. The hardest time came when Anna was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2011. Anna underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments and is

Posted in Bakersfield / Medical Assisting / Medical Programs / News and Events

Mom inspires daughter toward higher education

by Nyla on June 9, 2014

Jessica Lourido has never been a slacker when it comes to her work ethic. Although only twenty years old, she worked full-time at Starbucks for three years, while she finished up her last year of high school online, gave cosmetology school a 5-month trial run and took a few medical classes. But the more Jessica

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