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San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. signs agreement to acquire Carrington College

by SJVC on June 29, 2018

San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire Carrington College from Adtalem Global Education. We intend to keep Carrington College as a separate education entity, with its existing name, allied health programs, campuses and team. The transaction requires accreditor and regulatory approvals before it is complete,

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Four SJVC California Respiratory Therapy programs earn national award

by Nyla on June 4, 2018

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) recently notified SJVC’s Rancho Cordova, Bakersfield, Ontario and Temecula campuses that their Respiratory Therapy programs would receive the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapy Credentialing Success Award. Only about 20% of the 443 Respiratory Therapy programs nationwide (38 of which are in California) earn this recognition. “The CoARC Board

Posted in Bakersfield / News and Events / Ontario / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy / Temecula

SJVC now enrolling students at new Atascadero campus

by Nyla on May 29, 2018

SJVC is excited to introduce San Luis Obispo (SLO) county to a new career education resource with the opening of the Atascadero campus in Fall 2018. There is a lot of community enthusiasm for this new education and career training alternative where post high school education options are a little scarce. “The career college isn’t a

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SJVC celebrates instructors for Teacher Appreciation Week

by Susie on May 16, 2018

SJVC students and staff recently celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11. SJVC asked its students on social media to share a note about their favorite instructors, and our students delivered! Nearly 100 students participated, leaving wonderful comments on Instagram and Facebook about their SJVC instructors. A few of our favorite comments included: From SJVC Bakersfield

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Community spirit soars at SJVC’s Modesto campus

by Nyla on May 14, 2018

It has long been SJVC’s practice to engage students in active volunteerism within their communities. Local services clubs, organizations and serviced-minded events bolster support for so many in desperate need of assistance, direction or goods that might help them survive difficult circumstances. The Modesto SJVC campus takes student volunteer work seriously. “We are teaching our

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SJVC campuses provide free dental services to the public

by Nyla on April 30, 2018

Did you know that SJVC’s Visalia and Ontario Dental Hygiene programs provide no-cost dental services to their local communities, and have done so for years? If you’re interested in these services, click to set up an appointment. Under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, dental hygiene students provide X-rays, teeth cleanings, fluoride treatments, polishings,

Posted in Dental Hygiene / News and Events / Ontario / Visalia

Criminal Justice: Corrections program comes to Temecula campus

by Nyla on April 16, 2018

SJVC recognized that Temecula was the perfect environment in which to introduce one of its most popular career training programs: Criminal Justice Corrections. “We heard from some of our local police departments that there was a need for qualified candidates for employment in our area,” says Robyn Whiles, Temecula campus president. SJVC’s corporate office’s research

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / News and Events / Temecula