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San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. signs agreement to acquire Santa Barbara Business College

by SJVC on September 23, 2019

San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. (SJVCI), the parent organization of San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) and Carrington College, has signed an agreement to acquire Santa Barbara Business College (SBBC). The proposed transaction requires accreditor and regulatory approvals before it is complete. Once approved, SBBC would continue to operate as an independent college. There will be

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Occupational Therapy Assistant vs. Physical Therapist Assistant: What’s the Difference?

by SJVC on September 5, 2019

Are you considering pursuing a career as either an occupational therapy assistant or physical therapist assistant? These two professions actually share many similarities. Both are currently in-demand and can command a decent salary, according to statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)¹. So let’s take a closer look to see which of these life-improving

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Is a career as a corrections officer right for me?

by Raja Tahir on April 23, 2018

Do you want a career in criminal justice? Are you interested in maintaining law and order in a prison environment? Are you prepared to work with convicted criminals? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then a career as a corrections officer might be the right fit for you. What does a corrections officer do?

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Beware of student loan scams on Facebook and Instagram

by SJVC on April 6, 2016

SJVC has recently seen several promotions on social media that promise student loan forgiveness and/or loan consolidation. These promotions are targeted to graduates and students of SJVC, as well as other schools. Promotions that offer loan forgiveness or consolidation services that sound too good to be true may just be – and you should use

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Job Interview Tips

SJVC’s top tips for a successful job interview

by SJVC on March 23, 2016

You did it! You graduated college and are now looking for a job. Or maybe you’re close to graduating and have already started your job search. You triple check your resume and cover letter and send them in to apply for a few positions. Several days or weeks pass and you get the call: The

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Fresno Criminal Justice Corrections firearms training

Fresno Criminal Justice Corrections students practice safe firearm handling

by SJVC on February 5, 2016

Author: Manuel Graves, Criminal Justice: Corrections instructor, SJVC Fresno Cadets from SJVC Fresno’s Criminal Justice: Corrections program recently completed their weapons qualifications at the Fresno Pistol and Rifle Club Inc. in Auberry, Calif. Under the close supervision of BSIS and NRA Instructors Mark Swagger and Andy Leudridan, 11 cadets enjoyed a two-day break from the

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Delano temporary entrance

SJVC Now Enrolling in Delano!

by SJVC on July 9, 2015

The San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) family just keeps on growing. On July 8, 2015, SJVC opened its 14th ground campus in Delano. The new Delano campus will offer Certificates in Business Administration, Medical Assisting and Medical Office. Delano students will start their classes at a brand new campus – located at 1920 Cecil Ave. – in

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