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Temecula Medical Assisting student Vee and her son

Medical Assisting student uses new skill to save her son’s life

by Nyla on November 13, 2017

Voynne (Vee) Ramlakhan had no idea that exactly one day after earning CPR certification in one of her Medical Assisting program classes, she would use that new skill to save her 10-year-old son Isaiah’s life. It was 1 a.m. when Vee went downstairs to find that Isaiah had sneaked into the leftover orange chicken in

Posted in Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights / Temecula

Bakersfield Criminal Justice Corrections student Tammy Zamora

A career jump into Criminal Justice Corrections lands perfectly

by Nyla on September 11, 2017

Tammy Zamora spent years as a court reporter, taking depositions and watching the legal outcomes of law enforcement and the judicial system. Being a part of all that criminal justice action made her want to get into it on a deeper level. Her vision was to become a Corrections Officer. “One day I just woke

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Student Spotlights / Visalia

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

Registered-Nursing-student-David-Price-and-daughter

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