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Criminal Justice: Corrections graduate’s career shoots to the top

by Nyla on August 22, 2019

Tyteyana McNeal wasted no time in acting on her vision of a career in corrections. She knew she was born to move in that environment. “Growing up, criminal justice was always my thing,” she says. “I like to help people, to show them there’s something better out there for them.” Even when at age 19,

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success / Hesperia / Victor Valley

Is a career as a pharmacy technician right for you?

by SJVC on June 3, 2019

Would it surprise you to learn that not all of those people behind the counter at your local drug store are pharmacists? Chances are many are pharmacy technicians. And this post is all about what it takes to start a career in pharmacy technology. We’ll cover information regarding: What pharmacy technicians do on the job

Posted in Antelope Valley / Bakersfield / Fresno / Hesperia / Lancaster / Modesto / Ontario / Pharmacy Technology / Temecula / Victor Valley / Visalia

SJVC Hesperia Medical Assisting student takes a patient's blood

Victor Valley Medical Assisting students lend their skills to local health fair

by Nyla on December 21, 2018

This year’s Hinkley Family Health and Resource Fair got a definite boost from 18 Medical Assisting students attending from SJVC’s Victor Valley (Hesperia) campus. The annual fair provides health screenings, flu shots, blood pressure checks, height/weight/BMI measurements and other medical evaluations at no cost to the invited public. Food, games and fun freebies were also

Posted in Hesperia / Medical Assisting / News and Events / Victor Valley

State Assemblyman Jay Obernolte with SJVC Hesperia Campus President Richard Matley

State Assemblyman Jay Obernolte visits SJVC’s Victor Valley campus

by Nyla on November 26, 2018

As the State Assemblyman for District 33, Jay Obernolte likes to know the communities and businesses he serves. He realizes that educational facilities serve an important role in strengthening human resources for businesses large and small in his district of approximately half a million people. Assemblyman Obernolte accepted the invitation to visit SJVC’s Victor Valley

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events / Victor Valley

Doug Patch

Victor Valley campus loses beloved instructor Douglas Patch

by Nyla on November 19, 2018

Douglas Patch was a strong and vocal presence on the Victor Valley (Hesperia) campus for over 8 years as he guided Business Administration program students and improved everything he touched in his role as instructor and colleague. His mindset was always one of “how can we make this better.” “I still expect to hear him

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events / Victor Valley

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?

Posted in Antelope Valley / Bakersfield / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Fresno / Hesperia / Lancaster / Modesto / Ontario / Temecula / Victor Valley / Visalia

HVACR instructor trains students on the ins and outs of the industry

by Nyla on March 15, 2018

Gary Dover did not plan to be a teacher. “It never occurred to me,” he admits. His dad Bobby had a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) business and he fully expected to follow those well-placed footsteps. “From 12 years old until I was 18, I worked on jobs with him,” says Gary. And, as

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Heating, Ventilation, AC and Refrigeration / Hesperia / Victor Valley