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Surgical Technology program now offered at SJVC’s Temecula and Rancho Cordova campuses

by Nyla on February 5, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of surgical technologists is projected to increase 12% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. SJVC is excited to now offer this career training choice – currently a vocational staple on the Fresno and Bakersfield campuses – on its Temecula and Rancho

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SJVC gift wrap party to help local seniors

Gift baskets made holidays better for SJVC students and local seniors

by Nyla on December 26, 2017

SJVC wants to make a difference in students’ lives and in their communities one holiday at a time. “We did a Thanksgiving drive for our students who cannot afford to provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal to their family,” says Devon Dilley, Career Services Manager for SJVC’s Fresno and Madera campuses. “Nominations came from students, staff

Posted in Fresno / Madera / News and Events

Central Valley Blue Star Moms

Central California campuses help create 358 care packages for Remember the Troops Drive

by Nyla on December 22, 2017

All San Joaquin Valley College campuses have a tremendous commitment toward community support through volunteer work, fund drives and donations. The Central Valley Blue Star Moms recently benefitted from that collective spirit of giving in support of their annual Remember the Troops Care Package Drive, which is conducted nationwide. For the last several weeks, the

Posted in Aviation / Fresno / Madera / News and Events

Temecula ASB Club

Students breathe new life into Temecula’s Associate Student Body club

by Nyla on December 20, 2017

Every once in awhile, campus life slows down long enough for a handful of students to look around and wonder what else they could do enrich their educational experience. That happened recently to a couple of Medical Assisting program students on the Temecula campus. Maureen DeLeon and Kristara Diaz Brown are classmates and friends who

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

Aviation Maintenance students took field trip to visit California Air National Guard

Fresno Aviation Maintenance Technology students get close to the jet action

by Nyla on December 19, 2017

Aviation Maintenance Technology program students finally got to visit the source of the ground-vibrating rumble they hear every day while they’re in class or working on plane parts in the college campus’ hangar located at the Fresno-Yosemite International airport. A three-hour field trip took them to the 144th Fighter Wing Air National Guard Base close

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno / News and Events

Construction industry facing worker shortage

Construction industry facing shortage of workers

by Raja Tahir on December 15, 2017

Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) recently posted an article emphasizing the shortage of skilled professionals in the construction industry. According to data CECU reviewed from a recent Associated General Contractors of America survey, seven in 10 construction contractors report difficulty finding enough qualified workers. Also, according to estimates from the Associated Builders and Contractors,

Posted in Construction Management / News and Events

Criminal Justice Corrections students and an instructor shave heads to support cadet Thomas Narajo

Criminal Justice Corrections students shave heads to support fellow cadet

by Nyla on November 30, 2017

Thomas Narajo was only a couple of months into his Criminal Justice Corrections program on the Fresno campus when he had to suspend his career training to undergo chemotherapy treatment. But those two months were long enough for him and his fellow cadets to form a family. Team spirit runs deep within the Criminal Justice

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

Female cadets in Ontario Corrections program rocked Womens Warrior Competition

Female Cadets in Ontario Criminal Justice Corrections program bring home big wins in competition

by Nyla on November 16, 2017

On October 21st, more than 100 women muscled up to compete in the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department’s annual Women’s Warrior Challenge held in Apple Valley. Competitors came from criminal justice corrections training programs, fitness camps, security details, or just on their own to throw down among their peers. Their common interest was a desire to,

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

Hesperia Spooktacular event

The Hesperia campus got its ghoul on for Halloween

by Nyla on November 9, 2017

As the sky darkened on October 26th, the Hesperia campus’ doors creaked open to hundreds of kids and family members of students, staff and faculty looking for a Spooktacular time. They were not disappointed. The downstairs area of the campus reflected toddler-friendly Halloween themes and fun crafts, photo booths, a bounce house, along with lots

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