News and Events

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.

Posted in Medical Assisting / Modesto / News and Events

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

Posted in News and Events / Respiratory Therapy / Visalia

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.

Posted in Madera / News and Events

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.

Posted in Electrical Technology / Modesto / News and Events

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

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / News and Events

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.

Posted in News and Events

Temecula Be The Match student event 1

Temecula campus recruits 130 registrants for Be the Match bone marrow program

by Nyla on March 8, 2017

In each hour of every day, 15 people in the U.S. find out they have some form of blood cancer. Roughly 12,000 Americans get that devastating news each year, and then begin the all-consuming task of beating back this disease and reclaiming their lives. Most of them depend on the life-giving contributions from others’ bodies

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

SJVC Porterville Campus

SJVC Opens Porterville Campus

by Nyla on March 6, 2017

Good things come to small towns whose community leaders let each other know when something is working well for them. Within months of San Joaquin Valley College opening a mini-campus in Delano, Porterville expressed an interest in having SJVC open a campus in their rural town of about 50,000 people. “Mayors, city leaders and developers

Posted in News and Events / Porterville

Fresno Dental Assisting students help veterans

Fresno Dental Assisting students provide dental services to veterans

by Nyla on January 23, 2017

Nearly 70 military veterans received much-needed dental services through Veterans’ Smile Day, an event hosted by the Fresno-Madera Dental Society. This November event invited dental health professionals – many of whom are, themselves, military veterans – and well-trained dental assisting students to volunteer their time to serve those who so selflessly served their country. Student

Posted in Dental Assisting / Fresno / News and Events