News and Events


Online campus organizes relief fund for students and staff impacted by recent hurricanes

by Nyla on October 12, 2017

SJVC’s Online campus had several students and employees in Florida and Texas – and (to a lesser degree) in Georgia and South Carolina – who were swept into emergency situations created by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. “We had 10 students and 8 employees who had to evacuate to shelters or hotels, lost trees and fences

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SJVC Porterville Ribbon Cutting

Porterville community shows strong support for newest SJVC campus at ribbon cutting ceremony

by Nyla on October 10, 2017

Porterville is the ideal community and location for SJVC’s newest campus, where more than 80 business representatives and area residents came to the September 27th Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in a show of strong support. “We wanted to share with all of the community that we are here,” says Adriana Ruiz, Porterville Campus President. “More than

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Business Leadership Seminar Visalia

Business Leadership Seminar helps students and graduates polish skills

by Nyla on October 5, 2017

More than two dozen students and graduates enjoyed a Business Leadership Seminar hosted recently by the Visalia campus. Business Administration program students from the Hanford and Delano campuses joined Visalia Business Administration students for a day of speaker presentations, breakout sessions and friendly competitions that polished their skills and increased their knowledge. “We wanted to

Posted in Business Administration / News and Events / Visalia

SJVC Temecula students raise funds for Hurricane Harvey relief

Hurricane Harvey stirs up community spirit on Temecula campus

by Nyla on September 29, 2017

The Temecula campus’ Diversity Club, HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) Club and Business Administration Club members threw themselves into action as soon as the world got news of Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Houston, Texas. “Watching the devastation was very emotional for many of us,” says Robyn Whiles, Campus Director. “We were talking and wishing

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

Congratulations to our Summer 2017 Grads!

by SJVC on September 1, 2017

Summer may have come to an end but our graduation memories still hold strong. Congratulations to our Summer 2017 graduates from: Ontario – July 14 Visalia – July 14 Temecula – July 28 Modesto – August 11 Fresno – August 18 Madera – August 18 We wish you continued success in your professional and personal

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Kern County Sheriffs recruitment event attendees

Criminal Justice Corrections students get a close look at their future in law enforcement

by Nyla on August 29, 2017

A few weeks ago, the Kern County Sheriff’s Department in Bakersfield opened their facility to 92 SJVC Criminal Justice Corrections students for an up close and personal experience with the sophisticated tools and techniques of law enforcement. “We had their bomb squad, hostage negotiation RV, two helicopters and squad cars with their emergency spotlights and

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

Health Professions Education Foundation logo

Visalia RN program student awarded $8,000 Health Professions Education Foundation scholarship

by Nyla on August 15, 2017

David Price, a Registered Nursing program student on the Visalia campus, recently found out that he was selected to receive an $8,000 scholarship from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), an organization committed to ensuring safe access and quality healthcare environments that meet California’s diverse needs. This sought-after scholarship is provided

Posted in News and Events / Registered Nursing / Visalia

SJVC Fresno Surgical Technology program students in training

SJVC Fresno’s Surgical Technology program receives Continuing Accreditation from CAAHEP and ARC/STSA

by SJVC on August 3, 2017

SJVC is pleased to share that the Fresno Surgical Technology program has earned Continuing Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). CAAHEP’s official letter to SJVC states that the “recent peer review conducted by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) and CAAHEP’s Board of

Posted in Fresno / News and Events / Surgical Technologist

SJVC Criminal Justice: Corrections students at the Women's Warrior Competition

SJVC Ontario’s Corrections students rule the Women’s Warrior Competition

by Nyla on August 1, 2017

It was the first time students from the Criminal Justice: Corrections program at SJVC Ontario would participate in the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Women’s Warrior Competition, so the six female cadets were a little apprehensive. “At first, it was excitement,” says Vianey Campista, Criminal Justice: Corrections student. “But after seeing the competitors and knowing

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