Fresno Campus Director Takes the Stage

by SJVC on October 21, 2011

San Joaquin Valley College’s Fresno campus is hoping to make a big dent in the 2,100 seats available at Warnor’s Theatre on Sat., Nov. 5th at 5:00 PM for the live performance of Shep’s Christmas Wish. This year’s Toys for Tots theatrical fundraiser, sponsored by the United Way and Community Partners, promises to be wonderful

Posted in Fresno / News and Events

Student Writer of the Year: Socialized Medicine – A Gift or a Curse?

by SJVC on October 18, 2011

Eric Gormley CAMA – Clinical and Administrative Assistant Socialized Medicine – A Gift or a Curse? For those of us who wonder about our current programs of healthcare, we often question whether or not there is a better alternative. Our government has been attempting to make health care less expensive for our country, and it

Posted in Medical Assisting / Student Spotlights / Visalia

SJVC PA Students Win!

by SJVC on October 11, 2011

San Joaquin Valley College’s Physician Assistant program in Visalia took the trophy away from last year’s winner, University of Southern California (USC), at the 2011 California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) Medical Challenge Bowl held recently in Palm Springs, CA. PA students Jessica Garner, Jessica Rumsey and Chris Key, along with alternates Alicia Gordon and

Posted in News and Events / Physician Assistant / Visalia

Student Wins $3000 Scholarship!

by SJVC on October 5, 2011

Sara Custer, a SJVC Bakersfield student, has recently won a $3,000 scholarship and SJVC sponsored trip to attend the CAPPS awards ceremony in San Diego on October 14th. The scholarship was for students enrolled in an Allied Health program at a CAPPS Member school and required nomination. Sara was nominated by Kelly and Rudy Solano.

Posted in Bakersfield / Student Spotlights

New Certification Eligibility for MA Students!

by SJVC on October 4, 2011

Effective September 1, 2011, San Joaquin Valley College – Online is pleased to announce that Medical Office Administration students are now eligible to take the Insurance and Coding Specialist certification exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) upon graduation. This test is in addition to the Medical Office Assistant certification exam already being

Posted in News and Events / Online Division

Hesperia Celebrates Peace One Day by Assisting the Elderly

by SJVC on September 29, 2011

“It is so good to be part of a school that interacts with the community. These seniors were beautiful people and it was a wonderful experience getting to know them.”

Posted in Hesperia / News and Events / Victor Valley

SJVC Expands the HVAC Program

by SJVC on September 9, 2011

San Joaquin Valley College in Hesperia is offering a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) program to its Technology program line-up beginning Monday, October 17th. The high desert area’s continued growth of industry in need of these specialized services, an influx of new manufacturers, the expansion of Southern California Logistics Airport and new home

Posted in Heating, Ventilation, AC and Refrigeration / Hesperia / News and Events / Victor Valley

Career Day at Rancho Cordova

by SJVC on September 7, 2011

Students and graduates of the Respiratory Therapy Program on the Rancho Cordova Campus received a unique Career Day experience.  The day was filled with tips to help graduates and current students fine-tune their career professional skills.  Alumni had an opportunity to meet and network with the hiring managers of several local hospitals and current students

Posted in News and Events / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy

From Helicopters to Hospitals: A Rancho Cordova Student’s Journey

by SJVC on August 31, 2011

Flying helicopters and guiding white water rafting tours is not the usual resume for a respiratory therapy student – however, Rancho Cordova student Hunt Blumeyer is making it a smooth transition. “I was looking at getting into Emergency Medical Services as a pilot but it could take me anywhere from 3 to 5 years before

Posted in Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy / Student Spotlights