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SJVC celebrates instructors for Teacher Appreciation Week

by SJVC 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,

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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

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SJVC Fresno receives First Place in the Trade/Technical School category for Fresno Bee’s People’s Choice Awards

by Nyla on April 11, 2018

In a loud and clear voice, Fresno consumers have spoken up and chosen SJVC’s Fresno campus for first place in the Trade/Technical School category of the Fresno Bee’s annual People’s Choice Awards. Online voters chose their favorite businesses and service providers in over 100 categories such as restaurants, car dealerships and repair shops, retail shops

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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

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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

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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

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