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Temecula Surg Tech students practicing C Section

Temecula campus holds “Hospital Day” to put students to the test

by Nyla on December 3, 2018

Medical program students on SJVC’s Temecula campus broke out of the controlled environment of hands-on training in labs to taste a little “real-world” action during “Hospital Day” recently. Students from SJVC Temecula’s Criminal Justice Corrections, HVAC and Business programs got to exercise their career skills and acting chops as well. “The entire campus was turned

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

3 Medical Careers That Pay Off (and You Can Learn in Under 2 Years)

by SJVC on November 28, 2018

When most people consider pursuing a medical career, they think it takes several years of school before they can start working. That’s not always the case. In fact, there are medical careers that offer decent pay and often take less than 2 years of college to earn an associate’s degree. Respiratory Therapists According to the

Posted in Dental Hygiene / News and Events / Respiratory Therapy / Surgical Technologist

Congressman Jim Costa meeting with SJVC Aviation students, faculty and staff

SJVC Fresno’s Aviation campus welcomes Congressman Jim Costa

by Nyla on November 27, 2018

As a member of congress representing California’s 16th District, Jim Costa enjoys getting out into the communities his office serves and meeting local businesses and constituents. During the 40 years he has held governmental offices, he has come to recognize many of those businesses as providing an important service to their communities, San Joaquin Valley

Posted in Aviation / Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno / News and Events

State Assemblyman Jay Obernolte with SJVC Hesperia Campus President Richard Matley

State Assemblyman Jay Obernolte visits SJVC’s Victor Valley campus

by Nyla on November 26, 2018

As the State Assemblyman for District 33, Jay Obernolte likes to know the communities and businesses he serves. He realizes that educational facilities serve an important role in strengthening human resources for businesses large and small in his district of approximately half a million people. Assemblyman Obernolte accepted the invitation to visit SJVC’s Victor Valley

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events / Victor Valley

Doug Patch

Victor Valley campus loses beloved instructor Douglas Patch

by Nyla on November 19, 2018

Douglas Patch was a strong and vocal presence on the Victor Valley (Hesperia) campus for over 8 years as he guided Business Administration program students and improved everything he touched in his role as instructor and colleague. His mindset was always one of “how can we make this better.” “I still expect to hear him

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events / Victor Valley

Worker practicing safe ladder use

SJVC Ontario students benefit from ladder safety training

by Nyla on November 13, 2018

Students on the Ontario campus were shocked to learn how common – and preventable – ladder accidents are nationwide. Roughly 10,000 serious injuries occur each year and between 200-300 fatalities are reported. Those serious injuries run from sprained muscles and broken bones to life-altering concussions and loss of limb and sight, and occur largely among

Posted in News and Events / Ontario

SJVC Bakersfield iShine participants

Community Service events show SJVC Bakersfield’s spirit

by Nyla on November 9, 2018

SJVC’s Bakersfield campus has served its community since first opening its doors to students almost 40 years ago. In addition to providing the highest level of education and career training to students and well-prepared graduates to employers, SJVC is committed to community support. Whether as a sponsor or event participant, SJVC shows up and carries

Posted in Bakersfield / News and Events

Two business people shaking hands

SJVC’s Madera campus helps local high school with mock job interviews

by Nyla on November 5, 2018

Job interviews can sometimes feel like a fast walk through a land mine full of questions and hypothetical situations. SJVC has found that one of the best ways to prepare is with interview practice. “Every single student in each module participates in mock job interviews given by our leadership management team and peer mentors who

Posted in Madera / News and Events

Senator Wilk and State Assemblyman Lackey visit with SJVC Antelope Valley students

CA legislative representatives tour SJVC’s Antelope Valley campus

by Nyla on October 24, 2018

It was about 18 months in the making: Two important representatives of California government were finally able to visit the Antelope Valley (Lancaster) campus last month. Senator Scott Wilk and State Assemblyman Tom Lackey toured the campus, visited with students and instructors, and enjoyed a lively question-and-answer exchange. The tour was an introduction to the

Posted in Antelope Valley / Lancaster / News and Events