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SJVC founders Robert and Shirley Perry with sons Mark and Mike

SJVC celebrates 40 years and 40,000+ graduates

by Nyla on June 7, 2017

In the same spirit of community that San Joaquin Valley College embodies, students, staff, faculty, graduates and their friends and families, along with local and state dignitaries, paid tribute to the College’s 40 years in business. Mike and Mark Perry, second-generation owners of SJVC, welcomed more than 200 people to the celebration, which took place on

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Respiratory Therapist standing in hospital

Online Respiratory Therapy Bachelor’s Degree program now available at SJVC

by Susie on June 1, 2017

Are you a current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with an A.S. Degree who would like to complete your Bachelor’s? If so, we’re excited to announce that SJVC now offers a Respiratory Therapy degree-completion program online just for you! Our 15-month Online Respiratory Therapy Bachelor of Science Degree program is specifically for working RRTs who want

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Temecula Campus participates in Autism Awareness Walk

Temecula’s Diversity Club shows strong support at Autism Awareness Walk

by Nyla on May 23, 2017

Medical, business and technical program students on SJVC’s Temecula campus came away from the April 2nd two-mile walk for Autism Awareness with more than a good feeling about helping a worthy cause. They learned about the importance of community support and how participation in such events can better prepare them for their chosen careers. “Volunteerism

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SJVC Medical Assistant program students at Modesto March of Dimes Walk

Medical Assistant program students validate their career calling through March of Dimes Walk

by Nyla on May 17, 2017

If any medical program students have doubts about the career they have chosen, they are often reassured after participating in an event like the recent March of Dimes walk in Modesto. “It showed me there are many people in need that I can help with my medical skills,” says Medical Assistant program student, Hanna Foster.

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Respiratory Therapy student uses CPR to save motorcyclist’s life

by Nyla on April 26, 2017

It was like any other school day for Yennaiv Oquita, as she headed home after her Respiratory Therapy program class last month. She had finished her math mid-term exam early, so she got to leave the Visalia campus a little ahead of her usual schedule. With more time before she started work at a local

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Sheriff Mims visits Madera campus

Fresno County Sheriff shares wisdom with Business and Medical program students

by Nyla on April 10, 2017

On April 3, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims spoke to more than 50 Business and Medical program students, staff and faculty on the Madera campus about her career in law enforcement and the importance of education and motivation in pursuit of life and career goals. “It was really insightful,” says Medical Office Administration student Mercedes Reyes.

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SJVC Modesto is now training students in an electrician program.

Electrician program launches at SJVC’s Modesto campus

by Nyla on March 22, 2017

We have exciting news for those interested in becoming an electrician and who would like to complete their training near Modesto, California: Starting May 15th, SJVC’s Modesto campus will offer a 9-month Electrical Technology (ET) certificate program – a promising career training option to many who are eager to develop expertise in this popular field.

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Aviation Maintenance Technology grads are landing jobs with big name companies

Aviation Maintenance Tech grads land jobs with big names in aviation industry

by Nyla on March 15, 2017

“I don’t think I’m going to have a single problem with employment,” says Norm McCraine, who will graduate from Fresno’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program in April. “I figure a month and a half out of training, I will be working.” A lot of his confidence comes from the fact that Aviation Maintenance Technology program

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Temecula 2017 Graduates

Congrats to Our Early 2017 Grads!

by Diana on March 10, 2017

Two months into 2017 and we have had the honor of holding five graduation ceremonies! Congratulations to all our graduates from the following campuses: Fresno – January 13 Modesto – January 27 Temecula – February 3 Visalia – February 3 Ontario – February 24 We wish you success in your professional and personal lives.

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