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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

Aviation: Where Crashing Your Toys is Helpful

by SJVC on August 29, 2011

It was a typical hot and sunny Fresno afternoon but unusual out-of-classroom training was happening between hangars with SJVC Aviation Technology program director Richard Simmons and Instructor Smith. As he bent over Aviation Maintenance student Raj Winder’s temporarily crashed model helicopter, Simmons said, “This is what flying [model aircraft] is all about.” “Fixing stuff,” agreed

Posted in Aviation / Aviation Maintenance Technology / News and Events

Aviation Campus in Fresno Celebrates 20 Years

by SJVC on August 19, 2011

In 1991 gas was $1.12 per gallon, the average monthly rent was $495 and air travel was peaking, as travelers clamored to enjoy the benefits of a price war among major airlines. Lots of jets were in the air and it seemed good timing for San Joaquin Valley College to introduce an Aviation Maintenance Technology

Posted in Aviation / Aviation Maintenance Technology / News and Events

Bakersfield SIFE ‘Adopts a Neighborhood’

by SJVC on August 18, 2011

SIFE volunteers volunteered their Saturday mornings to clean up graffiti, liter and illegal dumping in the Greenfield community area of Bakersfield.With an early commitment to community clean-up, the ten members of the SIFE team were looking for a constructive way to do so when Joseph Johnson, a business instructor on campus, was able to connect

Posted in Bakersfield / News and Events

Have you heard about our newest Online society?

by SJVC on August 15, 2011

SJVC is now a proud participant and member of the National Technical honor Society!

Posted in News and Events / Online Division