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Modesto Criminal Justice Corrections graduate Elizabeth Pelayo

Sibling rivalry benefited Criminal Justice: Corrections program graduate

by Nyla on June 29, 2017

Elizabeth Pelayo and her brother Armando have a long history of healthy competition between them. They didn’t expect things to be any different when they both enrolled in the Criminal Justice: Corrections program on the Modesto campus. “There’s a competition between us; it’s always been that way,” says Elizabeth, who at 21-years-old is a year

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success / Modesto

Modesto Criminal Justice Corrections graduate Justen Roche

Three strikes didn’t mean ‘out’ for Criminal Justice Corrections career

by Nyla on June 15, 2017

Justen Roche had always dreamed of a career in the military or law enforcement. “They go hand-in-hand; both are protecting and serving,” he says. But because of a fused spine, broken in his youth while lifting weights, Justen could only physically perform one of those jobs: Law enforcement. There were still two other obstacles in

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success / Modesto

SJVC Medical Assistant program students at Modesto March of Dimes Walk

Medical Assistant program students validate their career calling through March of Dimes Walk

by Nyla on May 17, 2017

If any medical program students have doubts about the career they have chosen, they are often reassured after participating in an event like the recent March of Dimes walk in Modesto. “It showed me there are many people in need that I can help with my medical skills,” says Medical Assistant program student, Hanna Foster.

Posted in Medical Assisting / Modesto / News and Events

SJVC Modesto is now training students in an electrician program.

Electrician program launches at SJVC’s Modesto campus

by Nyla on March 22, 2017

We have exciting news for those interested in becoming an electrician and who would like to complete their training near Modesto, California: Starting May 15th, SJVC’s Modesto campus will offer a 9-month Electrical Technology (ET) certificate program – a promising career training option to many who are eager to develop expertise in this popular field.

Posted in Electrical Technology / Modesto / News and Events

Modesto NTHS pinning ceremony

Modesto Honor Society welcomes new student members

by Nyla on November 16, 2016

The Modesto campus held an induction ceremony on November 3rd for 20 students who recently became the newest members of the National Technical Honor Society. Of the 20 students who joined NTHS, 14 attended and brought their families to the event, which was celebrated on campus. “My experience at the NTHS inductee ceremony was amazing,”

Posted in Modesto / News and Events

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Modesto’s Business program launches Student Store

by Nyla on November 11, 2016

SJVC Modesto’s Business Administration students conducted a soft opening of their new student store on Nov. 3 to great success. “We had a line out the door of over a dozen students,” says Chris Lewis, Business Administration instructor. A team of two Business Administration students sold items to those in line and handled the cash

Posted in Business Administration / Modesto / News and Events

Modesto blood drive

Year-long blood drive gets to the heart of giving

by Nyla on November 8, 2016

The 2016 Delta Blood Bank Blood Drive brought their bus to the Modesto campus parking lot for the third time this year for students, staff and faculty to make one of the most personal donations they can make: Their life’s blood. 26 donors left classrooms, labs and offices and rolled up their sleeves to help

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