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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 Susie 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


Microsoft Highlights SJVC’s Successful Digital Transformation

by Susie on July 25, 2017

If you’re an SJVC student or staff member, you likely are well aware of the recent innovative changes the College has made to improve its IT services. In fact, SJVC implemented such significant and forward-thinking changes that Microsoft recently featured the IT transformation as a Customer Story on its website. Check out Microsoft’s story on SJVC!

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Surgical Technologist in the operating room preparing for surgery

Surgical Technology careers are riding a high-demand wave

by Nyla on July 13, 2017

Great news for those considering a job in the Surgical Technology field! The U.S. Department of Education’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts a 15% growth rate over the next decade for skilled Surgical Technicians, which translates into almost 15,000 new positions. That growth is much faster than the average 7% rate estimated for all

Posted in News and Events / Surgical Technologist

SJVC Temecula Career Cafe look who was hired board

Career Café helps professional development exercises stick

by Nyla on July 3, 2017

Who knew how important a handshake could be? Career Services Manager Stephanie Simmons and Career Services Advisor, Stephanie Biggs, just to name a couple of student services staff on the Temecula campus who are in the know. Their challenge was to find a great way to provide this kind of professional development information and training

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

SJVC Delano Fred Award Winners

“Fred” is no stranger to Delano campus

by Nyla on June 27, 2017

For many years, SJVC campuses have enjoyed acknowledging extraordinarily good works of staff, faculty and students with a Fred Award presentation. But, the Delano campus seems to be bubbling over with those who exemplify that standard, as at least one Fred certificate is awarded every week. “The Fred Factor” is a book written by Mark

Posted in Delano / News and Events

Three graduates at SJVC Bakersfield campus graduation ceremony

SJVC Celebrates 9 Graduations

by Diana on June 21, 2017

This spring, we had the honor of seeing students walk across the graduation stage from 9 SJVC campuses, including: Rancho Cordova – March 17 San Diego – March 24 Hanford – April 7 Lancaster – April 14 Madera – May 5 Fresno Aviation – May 19 Hesperia – June 2 Bakersfield – June 9 Delano

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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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