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SJVC Temecula students raise funds for Hurricane Harvey relief

Hurricane Harvey stirs up community spirit on Temecula campus

by Nyla on September 29, 2017

The Temecula campus’ Diversity Club, HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) Club and Business Administration Club members threw themselves into action as soon as the world got news of Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Houston, Texas. “Watching the devastation was very emotional for many of us,” says Robyn Whiles, Campus Director. “We were talking and wishing

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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

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Temecula Campus participates in Autism Awareness Walk

Temecula’s Diversity Club shows strong support at Autism Awareness Walk

by Nyla on May 23, 2017

Medical, business and technical program students on SJVC’s Temecula campus came away from the April 2nd two-mile walk for Autism Awareness with more than a good feeling about helping a worthy cause. They learned about the importance of community support and how participation in such events can better prepare them for their chosen careers. “Volunteerism

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Temecula campus recruits 130 registrants for Be the Match bone marrow program

by Nyla on March 8, 2017

In each hour of every day, 15 people in the U.S. find out they have some form of blood cancer. Roughly 12,000 Americans get that devastating news each year, and then begin the all-consuming task of beating back this disease and reclaiming their lives. Most of them depend on the life-giving contributions from others’ bodies

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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

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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

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Dental Assisting students enjoy high-tech training off-campus

by Nyla on October 18, 2016

Mid-way through their Dental Assisting certificate program, Temecula Dental Assisting students are invited by Pacific Dental Services (PDS) to test drive an expensive and sophisticated piece of equipment essential to a specialty career in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.  The CAD/CAM (computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing) unit, located at the PDS Corona training center, uses computer systems to

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