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Ontario Business Administration student Gurkeerat Sangha

Ontario Business Administration student has big plans post graduation

by Nyla on August 21, 2017

Even though Gurkeerat Sangha only recently hit his 19th birthday, he is a man with a clear plan. The way he sees it, once he graduates from the Business Administration program on the Ontario campus, he will take the first step up the career ladder toward a life in city planning and management. “I want

Posted in Business Administration / Ontario / Student Spotlights

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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 / Student Spotlights / Visalia

Medical assisting program student Jonathan Holland

Passion for helping others leads student to Medical Assistant program

by Nyla on April 17, 2017

Jonathan Holland had not considered a career as a Medical Assistant until he spent a few years at his wife Angelica’s side during her frequent doctor’s appointments. “After all the things we had to learn about her medical conditions, that’s when I really developed a desire to become a Medical Assistant,” he says. “It helped

Posted in Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights / Visalia

Temecula Medical Assisting student Rachel Edwards

Military background is perfect lead-in to life as Medical Assisting student

by Nyla on February 20, 2017

20 years in the Marine Corps formed Rachel Edwards’ appreciation for self-discipline and order, two skills that come into serious play as a student. “Time management just kind of comes naturally to me with my military background,” she says. “I didn’t really have a choice; the military demands structure.” Rachel never really had any doubts

Posted in Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights / Temecula

Visalia Business student Hector

A career in law enforcement is unwavering vision for Visalia Business Administration student

by Nyla on February 6, 2017

21-year-old Hector Negrete is not like so many in his age group who are trying to decide on a career path. He has known since he was a boy exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up, and what he needed to do to get there. Law enforcement was his greatest ambition and

Posted in Business Administration / Student Spotlights / Visalia

Medical Billing and coding student Shaneeka

Online student matches natural abilities with Medical Billing & Coding profession

by Nyla on December 26, 2016

Sheneka Brassfield has no doubts about her career calling. It is something she has been doing all her life: Caring for others. Only now, once she gets the degree she is earning in SJVC’s Online Medical Billing and Coding program, she will be considered a professional in the field of helping others. Sheneka has spent

Posted in Medical Billing and Coding / Online Division / Online Program / Student Spotlights

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Mother and her daughters buckle down to realize their medical career dreams

by Nyla on October 24, 2016

26-year-old Jonniece McFadden had no idea that when she began her Medical Assisting program last October, she would be the trigger for both her mom, Teresa Battles, and sister, Ruby Battles, to enroll in medical programs on the Temecula campus, as well. “My mom started a month after I did because she saw how hard

Posted in Medical Assisting / Medical Office / Student Spotlights / Temecula