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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

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events

Hesperia Clean-Up Day

Hesperia campus rolls up its sleeves for City’s Clean-Up Day

by Nyla on November 1, 2017

Thirty-seven SJVC students, staff, faculty and their friends joined almost 1,200 other conscientious residents on October 21st for the City of Victorville’s Community Clean-Up Day. This massive, twice-a-year effort invites local businesses, industries and residents to help clean up parcels of land littered with trash and discarded items. The day before the event, 40 teams

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events

SJVC launches Dental Assistant progam in Hesperia

SJVC Dental Assisting program now available in Hesperia

by Nyla on October 31, 2017

November will see the first class of Dental Assisting program students on the Hesperia campus, and staff and faculty could not be more excited. “The Registered Dental Assisting (RDA) program adds another quality offering to support the medical community,” says Richard Matley, Campus Director. The 9-month certificate program provides those interested in a Dental Assisting

Posted in Dental Assisting / Hesperia / News and Events

Hesperia Managers Luncheon for Classroom Managers

Hesperia students enjoy leadership role as Classroom Managers

by Nyla on October 27, 2017

The Hesperia campus has adopted a powerful tool to help prepare medical, business and technical students to take leadership roles in their chosen fields. The idea of appointing Classroom Managers was introduced about six months ago to a few classes and has since grown to include all classrooms. Classroom Managers are students chosen to be responsible

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events

SJVC represents California at 2017 Student Sputum Bowl

SJVC team places fourth at national Respiratory Therapy competition

by Nyla on October 24, 2017

More than 20 Respiratory Therapy teams from across the country gathered in Indianapolis, Indiana, from October 3-6 for the American Association for Respiratory Care’s (AARC) national competition. Three-player teams that had won their state competitions this year, along with a few that entered as renegade teams, went head-to-head in this elite bout held at the

Posted in News and Events / Respiratory Therapy