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Electrician program now available at SJVC's Temecula campus

SJVC Partners with SkyWest Airlines; Temecula campus now offers Electrician program

by Nyla on July 31, 2018

SkyWest and SJVC partner to offer Fresno Aviation grads a direct path to commercial aircraft maintenance career SJVC is pleased to announce that the Fresno Aviation campus recently partnered with SkyWest Airlines to form an Apprentice program. This exciting new venture will prepare graduates who have earned their Airframe and PowerPlant licenses to step into coveted mechanic

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Electrical Technology / Fresno / News and Events / Temecula

SJVC Career Services Regional Director Devon with her new hair cut

Wigs for Kids inspires SJVC staffer to make the kindest cut of all

by Nyla on July 24, 2018

Devon Dilley, Regional Career Services Director for the Fresno and Madera campuses, had an idea for a way to motivate students on both campuses to raise money for Brain Cancer Awareness Month. “I told students that if they could raise $1,000, they could cut my hair,” says Devon. Veronica Behringer, Dean of Student Services on

Posted in Fresno / Madera / News and Events

SkyWest airplane

SkyWest Airlines and SJVC Partner to Offer Aviation Grads a Direct Path to Commercial Aircraft Maintenance Career

by Nyla on July 20, 2018

SJVC’s Fresno Aviation campus recently partnered with SkyWest Airlines to form an Apprentice program. This exciting new venture will prepare graduates who have earned their Airframe and PowerPlant licenses to step into coveted mechanic positions with SkyWest’s aircraft maintenance team. “This partnership is an Apprentice program designed for Aviation Maintenance Technology students who want to

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / News and Events

Rancho Cordova Respiratory Care graduate Yowty Chao

Respiratory Therapy graduate finds career calling caring for his grandmother with COPD

by Nyla on July 19, 2018

Seven years ago when Yowty Chao started dating his future wife Dorothy, he had no idea that Dorothy’s grandmother would come to have such a strong influence on his life…and his career. Yowty and Dorothy had been dating long enough to know that they were in a serious relationship, and Yowty’s connection to her family

Posted in Grad Success / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy

HVACR technician program student at SJVC Ontario

HVAC Technician: A Career Guide

by Raja Tahir on July 18, 2018

Are you interested in a hands-on career that requires solid mechanical and troubleshooting skills? If so, then becoming an HVAC (or HVACR) mechanic and installer might be the right career for you. What does an HVACR technician do on the job? HVACR technicians — which stands for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration — are

Posted in Heating, Ventilation, AC and Refrigeration

Fresno aircraft mechanic graduate Zach Stewart

Curiosity is a great starting point for a career in aircraft maintenance

by Nyla on July 12, 2018

“I always want to know how things work,” says Zachary Stewart. “My mind automatically wants me to break something down to see just how it works.” That part of Zach’s nature worked well for him when he was a student in SJVC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program at the Aviation campus in Fresno. Zach had

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno / Grad Success

SJVC Rancho Cordova Respiratory Therapy instructor Julia Foss

Rancho Cordova Respiratory Therapy instructor focuses on building student confidence

by Nyla on July 10, 2018

“I have had a lot of students tell me that I believe in them more than they believe in themselves,” says Julia Foss, Respiratory Therapy program instructor. Julia has made it her mission to change their mindsets. There is no doubt that the Respiratory Therapy program is intense, and it takes a great deal of

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy

registered respiratory therapist working at hospital

Associate’s vs Bachelor’s in Respiratory Therapy: Do You Need an Advanced Degree?

by SJVC on July 3, 2018

To ensure the respiratory therapy workforce is prepared to meet the growing challenges and demands it will face in terms of protocol-driven care and disease management, the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has called for 80% of RTs to either hold or be working toward a bachelor’s degree by the year 2020. Recently, the

Posted in Respiratory Therapy / Respiratory Therapy Bachelor's Degree

San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. signs agreement to acquire Carrington College

by SJVC on June 29, 2018

San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire Carrington College from Adtalem Global Education. We intend to keep Carrington College as a separate education entity, with its existing name, allied health programs, campuses and team. The transaction requires accreditor and regulatory approvals before it is complete,

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