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LVN to RN student Amber Rose Smith and her two sons

LVN to RN student praises program for getting her ready for ER’s red zone

by Nyla on October 8, 2018

Amber Rose Smith may look like a vision of calm on the outside, but she is quietly juggling a life that demands her full attention at all times. She runs at a pace set by her determination to succeed in her Licensed Vocational Nursing-to-Registered Nurse program on the Visalia campus while she works part-time as a

Posted in Registered Nursing / Student Spotlights / Visalia

Ontario RN program student Jacquelin Alvarez

Ontario RN student discovers true passion in nursing

by Nyla on June 18, 2018

After opting out of a 2-year nursing program in a school that didn’t provide what she had hoped for, Jacquelin Alvarez was at a loss for her next career training and education move. “What do I do now,” she remembers thinking. Still discouraged, Jacquelin found herself at SJVC’s Ontario campus checking out the Pharmacy Technology

Posted in Ontario / Registered Nursing / Student Spotlights

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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

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Nursing shortage in California drives higher education decision for LVN

by Nyla on August 7, 2017

“You see your co-workers doing all this cool stuff like resuscitating patients, and I thought, hey, I could go back to school and do that,” says David Price, Registered Nursing (RN) program student and previous Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program graduate at SJVC’s Visalia campus. David’s co-worker envy has launched his advanced career dreams and

Posted in Registered Nursing / Spotlight / Student Spotlights / Visalia

Ontario RN instructor Ted Creekmur

A favorite Ontario RN instructor remembered

by Nyla on March 22, 2016

“With deep sadness, SJVC’s Ontario campus lost a beloved instructor, a friend, a mentor, a brother, and a great human being, from a tragic accident last February 11,” says Aurora Gumamit, Assistant Director of SJVC Ontario’s Registered Nursing program. The loss of Ted Creekmur was felt across the campus and stretched into the lives of

Posted in News and Events / Ontario / Registered Nursing