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What it’s like to work as an Aircraft Mechanic for SkyWest Airlines

by SJVC on December 19, 2018

By Tom Himka –  SkyWest Airlines Colorado Springs, Maintenance Manager So, you’ve caught the aviation bug. We don’t blame you. We love airplanes too. Starting a new career can be a bit overwhelming and you probably have plenty of questions. For instance, what is it like being a SkyWest mechanic? I can tell you, there isn’t

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno

SJVC's Justin Reynolds volunteers to lead the kids race at Race Against Hunger

Visalia campus helps town’s annual Race Against Hunger make great strides

by Nyla on December 18, 2018

The first Race Against Hunger took place in Visalia 14 years ago with 250 participants determined to raise enough money to stock a food bank and help those in need. This year, over 5,300 participants either ran the 5K or took the 2-mile walk that allowed those who preferred to amble, along with more than

Posted in News and Events / Visalia

Fresno Thanksgiving baskets donated to students in need

Thanksgiving food bags are a tradition on Fresno campus

by Nyla on December 14, 2018

Each year since 1991, San Joaquin Valley College’s Fresno campus has counted on the generosity of staff, faculty and students to help provide a Thanksgiving dinner for their students in need. This year, 25 students were nominated by those who work, learn and teach beside them throughout the year. So many students who come to

Posted in Fresno / News and Events

Fresno Surg Tech graduate Christina Santiago and family

Surg Tech grad leans in during medical emergencies

by Nyla on December 13, 2018

Christina Santiago is one of those people who immediately rushes into a medical emergency situation. No hesitation. It is both her training as a Surgical Technologist and her nature. “I don’t panic under pressure,” she says. “You are to-the-wall excited, but it doesn’t come out in my work. I am completely calm right then.” The

Posted in Fresno / Grad Success / Surgical Technologist

Rancho Cordova Respiratory Therapy students jump in to aid Paradise fire evacuees

by Nyla on December 12, 2018

Recently a faculty member and several students from SJVC Rancho Cordova’s Respiratory Therapy program ran toward danger to help the members of the town destroyed by California’s deadly and devastating Camp Fire. Residents of Paradise took refuge in a make-shift medical shelter set up in Chico, which is about 45 minutes away from their hometown.

Posted in News and Events / Rancho Cordova

San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. completes acquisition of Carrington College

by SJVC on December 6, 2018

Carrington College Will Continue to Operate as a Separate Education Institution San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Carrington College, a regionally-accredited institution that provides a career-focused curriculum in the allied health fields. San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. is now the parent organization of Carrington College and its existing San

Posted in News and Events

Cordova 2018 Partnership in Thanks partial

SJVC Rancho Cordova Respiratory Therapy students volunteer for A Partnership in Thanks

by Nyla on December 4, 2018

Respiratory Therapy program students at the Rancho Cordova campus answered the call once again this Thanksgiving holiday to be of service to many of those who might otherwise have little to celebrate. 26 enthusiastic students and Respiratory Therapy program instructor Jodilee Prophet were the first to show up at the church where the annual A

Posted in News and Events / Rancho Cordova

Temecula Surg Tech students practicing C Section

Temecula campus holds “Hospital Day” to put students to the test

by Nyla on December 3, 2018

Medical program students on SJVC’s Temecula campus broke out of the controlled environment of hands-on training in labs to taste a little “real-world” action during “Hospital Day” recently. Students from SJVC Temecula’s Criminal Justice Corrections, HVAC and Business programs got to exercise their career skills and acting chops as well. “The entire campus was turned

Posted in News and Events / Temecula

Porterville Medical Secretary Graduate Delilah Sanchez

Mother of five buckles down to make her administrative medical career happen

by Nyla on November 29, 2018

Don’t tell Delilah Sanchez she can’t do something. “If I put myself into something and hear anybody tell me I can’t do that, I am determined to show them they’re wrong,” she says. “I’ve always done that.” That includes her spontaneous decision to check out SJVC’s Porterville campus one day and enroll in the Medical

Posted in Grad Success / Medical Office / Porterville