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Community spirit soars at SJVC’s Modesto campus

by Nyla on May 14, 2018

It has long been SJVC’s practice to engage students in active volunteerism within their communities. Local services clubs, organizations and serviced-minded events bolster support for so many in desperate need of assistance, direction or goods that might help them survive difficult circumstances. The Modesto SJVC campus takes student volunteer work seriously. “We are teaching our

Posted in Modesto / News and Events

SJVC campuses provide free dental services to the public

by Nyla on April 30, 2018

Did you know that SJVC’s Visalia and Ontario Dental Hygiene programs provide no-cost dental services to their local communities, and have done so for years? If you’re interested in these services, click to set up an appointment. Under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, dental hygiene students provide X-rays, teeth cleanings, fluoride treatments, polishings,

Posted in Dental Hygiene / News and Events / Ontario / Visalia

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 SJVC

Criminal Justice: Corrections program comes to Temecula campus

by Nyla on April 16, 2018

SJVC recognized that Temecula was the perfect environment in which to introduce one of its most popular career training programs: Criminal Justice Corrections. “We heard from some of our local police departments that there was a need for qualified candidates for employment in our area,” says Robyn Whiles, Temecula campus president. SJVC’s corporate office’s research

Posted in Criminal Justice: Corrections / News and Events / Temecula

SJVC Fresno receives First Place in the Trade/Technical School category for Fresno Bee’s People’s Choice Awards

by Nyla on April 11, 2018

In a loud and clear voice, Fresno consumers have spoken up and chosen SJVC’s Fresno campus for first place in the Trade/Technical School category of the Fresno Bee’s annual People’s Choice Awards. Online voters chose their favorite businesses and service providers in over 100 categories such as restaurants, car dealerships and repair shops, retail shops

Posted in Fresno / News and Events

Is a medical billing and coding career right for me?

by Raja Tahir on March 22, 2018

Interested in a career in medical billing and coding? If you’re good with data analysis and record keeping and have good organizational skills, then a career as a medical records and health information technician could be a great choice for you. Read on to learn: What medical billing and coding staff do on the job Where

Posted in Medical Billing and Coding

Porterville student honors family of accountants with 4.0 in Business Administration program

by Nyla on March 19, 2018

Rachel Murphy recalls a moment when her 6-year-old daughter Aubrey asked, “Mom, you’re a grown-up, so what are you going to be? What career did you choose?” “Those questions were my father’s doing,” says Rachel, who at 26 years old still hadn’t yet landed on a career, and each passing year meant more distance between

Posted in Business Administration / Porterville / Student Spotlights

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

Construction industry facing worker shortage

Is construction management the right career for me?

by Raja Tahir on March 8, 2018

Are you interested in a career managing construction projects? If you are analytical with good decision-making and customer service skills, construction management could be a great career choice. Read on to learn: What construction managers typically do on the job Where construction managers work and how much they reportedly make The skills and characteristics needed to

Posted in Construction Management