Ontario RN program student Jacquelin Alvarez

Ontario RN student discovers true passion in nursing

by Nyla on June 18, 2018

After opting out of a 2-year nursing program in a school that didn’t provide what she had hoped for, Jacquelin Alvarez was at a loss for her next career training and education move. “What do I do now,” she remembers thinking. Still discouraged, Jacquelin found herself at SJVC’s Ontario campus checking out the Pharmacy Technology

Posted in Ontario / Registered Nursing / Student Spotlights

RRT in a hospital

Respiratory Therapy in California: Job Outlook

by SJVC on June 13, 2018

Whether you’re a practicing registered respiratory therapist (RRT) or thinking about becoming one, you can breathe easier knowing that California is one of the best states for RRTs. In addition to being the highest-paying state for respiratory therapists, California is also expected to need thousands of additional RRTs in coming years to meet the growing

Posted in Respiratory Therapy / Respiratory Therapy Bachelor's Degree

What’s It Like to Complete a RT Degree Bridge Program Online?

by SJVC on June 12, 2018

What’s It Like to Complete a Respiratory Therapy Bridge Program Online? If you want to advance your RT career, going back to school to earn your Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) can help you gain the knowledge, skills and experience needed to move up the career ladder. And there’s good news for busy

Posted in Respiratory Therapy / Respiratory Therapy Bachelor's Degree


Four SJVC California Respiratory Therapy programs earn national award

by Nyla on June 4, 2018

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) recently notified SJVC’s Rancho Cordova, Bakersfield, Ontario and Temecula campuses that their Respiratory Therapy programs would receive the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapy Credentialing Success Award. Only about 20% of the 443 Respiratory Therapy programs nationwide (38 of which are in California) earn this recognition. “The CoARC Board

Posted in Bakersfield / News and Events / Ontario / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy / Temecula

SJVC now enrolling students at new Atascadero campus

by Nyla on May 29, 2018

SJVC is excited to introduce San Luis Obispo (SLO) county to a new career education resource with the opening of the Atascadero campus in Fall 2018. There is a lot of community enthusiasm for this new education and career training alternative where post high school education options are a little scarce. “The career college isn’t a

Posted in Atascadero / News and Events

SJVC celebrates instructors for Teacher Appreciation Week

by Susie on May 16, 2018

SJVC students and staff recently celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11. SJVC asked its students on social media to share a note about their favorite instructors, and our students delivered! Nearly 100 students participated, leaving wonderful comments on Instagram and Facebook about their SJVC instructors. A few of our favorite comments included: From SJVC Bakersfield

Posted in News and Events

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