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SJVC’s Electrical Technology program now offered in Fresno and Bakersfield

by Nyla on September 4, 2019

When a career training program is on a hot track, SJVC wants to make certain their campuses are ready to meet the needs of the local work force and potential employers. A quick response to the perfect opportunity of supply and demand can benefit many lives…and livelihoods. The Electrical Technology program is a perfect example.

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Students help “Stuff the Bus” to support the Delano community

by Ryan Smith on August 28, 2019

It takes a lot to be an achiever, but SJVC’s “elite achievers” always go the extra mile, especially when it comes to supporting the community. That is why the student Elite Achiever’s Club at SJVC’s Delano campus decided to support the “Stuff the Bus” community initiative by donating school supplies and hosting a supply drive.

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SJVC’s Fresno campus to offer in-demand Occupational Therapy Assistant program

by Nyla on July 29, 2019

Editor’s Note: This post was updated on September 9, 2019 regarding the SJVC Occupational Therapy Assistant program’s accreditation status. San Joaquin Valley College is pleased to launch an Occupational Therapy Assistant program on its Fresno campus, giving Central Valley residents easy access to training for this popular and in-demand career choice. “I expect to have

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Atascadero Campus celebrates its first graduation

by Ryan Smith on July 18, 2019

The SJVC Atascadero campus held its first graduation on June 28, 2019, at the Atascadero Bible Church in Atascadero, Calif. This was a special event as it was the first graduation for the campus and included guests from throughout the community. The Class of 2019 included 26 graduates who completed one of three programs: Clinical

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Clinical Medical Assisting students get an in-depth look at hospital operation

by Nyla on July 17, 2019

Corinna Avina, Clinical Medical Assisting instructor on SJVC’s Hanford campus, knows that the best way for her students to imagine themselves working in a busy medical environment is to get them behind-the-scenes. She was able to arrange that close-up through an extensive tour of Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera. Clinical Medical Assisting students spend much

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Sheriff’s visit to Visalia campus emphasizes leadership and motivation in the workplace

by Nyla on May 15, 2019

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Department’s recruitment office can quickly identify the qualities and skills their best hires possess, and Sheriff Mike Boudreaux was happy to share those attributes with Business Administration and Criminal Justice: Corrections students during his recent classroom presentation on the Visalia campus. “Sheriff Boudreaux emphasized the importance of leadership, knowing what it

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SJVC wins CAPPS Excellence in Community Service Award

by Ryan Smith on May 3, 2019

The California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) recently awarded San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) the 2019 Excellence in Community Service Silver Award. The CAPPS Excellence in Community Service Awards recognize schools that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to their local community. The awards are given annually to honor and encourage initiatives in community service and civic

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