No More Hanging Out at the Bottom of the Food Chain

by SJVC on November 23, 2011

Porschea Bowdre was tired of hitting a promotional ceiling in her professional career. As a correctional facility employee, Bowdre had all the experience necessary for a position in parole but was missing one thing – a degree. An obviously social person, Bowdre never saw nor experienced education as an island. Referred to SJVC by her

Posted in Business Programs / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Grad Success / Hesperia / Victor Valley

Aviation Hosts Local High School Students

by SJVC on November 17, 2011

This month, the Aviation Campus was visited by seniors and juniors from Sunnyside High School for Aviation Job Shadow day. The event was arranged by Joint Task Force for Business and Mr. Doug Betts from the Bill Smilie Aviation Center.  In addition to visiting the Aviation campus, the high school students also had a chance

Posted in Aviation / Aviation Maintenance Technology / News and Events

Congratulations Matt Miller!

by SJVC on November 7, 2011

We love to hear from our students post-graduation and thought we’d post one of our most recent success stories here. Congratulations to Matt! We are so proud of you! I started my San Joaquin Online experience August 2010. Since that time I have gained a vast amount of knowledge, not only in my construction major,

Posted in Business Programs / Construction Management / Grad Success / Online Division

Bakersfield Hosts October Board of Governors Meeting

by SJVC on November 2, 2011

Several students, faculty and staff welcomed members of the Board of Governors at the Bakersfield campus this month for the Board of Governor’s meeting.  The students were thrilled at the opportunity and were able to lead tours of the campus after a time of mingling and talking with members of the board. “When I enrolled,

Posted in Bakersfield / Medical Assisting / News and Events

Letter from One Student to You

by SJVC on October 25, 2011

One of the best parts about SJVC is celebrating our students: learning about their lives, their journey to education and the things that keep them going. We are proud of all our students and particularly of Rondale Stevenson, a Rancho Cucamonga student who will graduate from the Criminal Justice program on November 16. Hello my

Posted in Business Programs / Criminal Justice: Corrections / Ontario / Student Spotlights

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