News and Events

MDA Bail made for SJVC Campus Director

by SJVC on December 8, 2011

San Joaquin Valley College’s faculty, staff and students managed to raise exactly one dollar over the $1,600. bail set for Campus Director Kelly Walters by the Muscular Dystrophy Association Central Valley – but not before she was slapped with handcuffs, taken by patrol car and tossed into the slammer (actually a local restaurant ‘holding cell’).

Posted in Bakersfield / News and Events

Aviation Hosts Local High School Students

by SJVC on November 17, 2011

This month, the Aviation Campus was visited by seniors and juniors from Sunnyside High School for Aviation Job Shadow day. The event was arranged by Joint Task Force for Business and Mr. Doug Betts from the Bill Smilie Aviation Center.  In addition to visiting the Aviation campus, the high school students also had a chance

Posted in Aviation / Aviation Maintenance Technology / News and Events

Bakersfield Hosts October Board of Governors Meeting

by SJVC on November 2, 2011

Several students, faculty and staff welcomed members of the Board of Governors at the Bakersfield campus this month for the Board of Governor’s meeting.  The students were thrilled at the opportunity and were able to lead tours of the campus after a time of mingling and talking with members of the board. “When I enrolled,

Posted in Bakersfield / Medical Assisting / News and Events

Fresno Campus Director Takes the Stage

by SJVC on October 21, 2011

San Joaquin Valley College’s Fresno campus is hoping to make a big dent in the 2,100 seats available at Warnor’s Theatre on Sat., Nov. 5th at 5:00 PM for the live performance of Shep’s Christmas Wish. This year’s Toys for Tots theatrical fundraiser, sponsored by the United Way and Community Partners, promises to be wonderful

Posted in Fresno / News and Events

SJVC PA Students Win!

by SJVC on October 11, 2011

San Joaquin Valley College’s Physician Assistant program in Visalia took the trophy away from last year’s winner, University of Southern California (USC), at the 2011 California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) Medical Challenge Bowl held recently in Palm Springs, CA. PA students Jessica Garner, Jessica Rumsey and Chris Key, along with alternates Alicia Gordon and

Posted in News and Events / Physician Assistant / Visalia

New Certification Eligibility for MA Students!

by SJVC on October 4, 2011

Effective September 1, 2011, San Joaquin Valley College – Online is pleased to announce that Medical Office Administration students are now eligible to take the Insurance and Coding Specialist certification exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) upon graduation. This test is in addition to the Medical Office Assistant certification exam already being

Posted in News and Events / Online Division

Hesperia Celebrates Peace One Day by Assisting the Elderly

by SJVC on September 29, 2011

“It is so good to be part of a school that interacts with the community. These seniors were beautiful people and it was a wonderful experience getting to know them.”

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events / Victor Valley

SJVC Expands the HVAC Program

by SJVC on September 9, 2011

San Joaquin Valley College in Hesperia is offering a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) program to its Technology program line-up beginning Monday, October 17th. The high desert area’s continued growth of industry in need of these specialized services, an influx of new manufacturers, the expansion of Southern California Logistics Airport and new home

Posted in Heating, Ventilation, AC and Refrigeration / Hesperia / News and Events / Victor Valley

Career Day at Rancho Cordova

by SJVC on September 7, 2011

Students and graduates of the Respiratory Therapy Program on the Rancho Cordova Campus received a unique Career Day experience.  The day was filled with tips to help graduates and current students fine-tune their career professional skills.  Alumni had an opportunity to meet and network with the hiring managers of several local hospitals and current students

Posted in News and Events / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy