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As the field of dentistry evolves one thing seems certain—a growing need for dental assistants.  For those on the outside, dentistry may seem like one of those traditional professional fields that’s been around forever, will always be around, and not really change all that much. But nothing could be further from the truth…(Read More)

Ron Hugonett is a welding instructor with Summit College’s trade and technical department, which also offers the Electrical and HVAC programs. In addition to teaching courses, Ron assists in writing the syllabi and curricula for this program. He has been teaching at Summit College for about one year and overall ten years in higher…(Read More)

Physical Therapy Aides

Physical therapy is one of a number of medical fields in which employment and demand for employment is increasing. Physical therapists, and those who work under their supervision, are an integral part of a patient’s physical rehabilitation process. Whether it is an illness or a substantial bodily injury that has impaired the body’s…(Read More)

medical assistant

Linda Hernandez graduated from Summit College’s Medical Assistant program in March 2017. This was a big career change for her, and she originally thought she would transition to more of a medical billing and coding program. After doing further research, however, she came to the realization that one-on-one patient care would definitely…(Read More)

Dental Assistants

Dentists and dental assistants are key contributors to keeping the population healthy. You might have heard from a dentist once or twice that you need to do a better job of brushing or flossing your teeth. You might have disregarded their warnings and carried on with your life as if they had never said anything…(Read More)

Gina Lyles graduated from Summit College’s Licensed Vocational Nurse program in 2007. It is ten years later, yet she still enthusiastically recalls how impactful her experience there was. As Gina would say, “When Summit tells you lifetime placement, they mean it.” She was just there the other day to get assistance in obtaining a…(Read More)

LVN nurse

Apryl Booker graduated from Summit College in November, 2016. She completed the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program within just one year. However, it was not always a clear road for Apryl. She was born in San Bernardino, CA, raised in Fontana, CA and then came back to San Bernardino as a young adult. There she…(Read More)

Electrician

So you have decided to pursue a career as an electrician by enrolling in Summit College’s Electrician Program. Congratulations! You have made a great choice. Summit College’s Electrician Program will provide you with a quality education that prepare you for work in the field. Summit College is accredited by the California Department of…(Read More)

Welding

Jomer Tutop graduated from Summit College’s Welding program in December, 2016. Jomer attended Summit from March to December and, per his outstanding 4.0 cumulative GPA, graduated with honors. Jomer is originally from the Philippines, eventually putting down roots in California when he came  to the United States. Before he continued his education, Jomer…(Read More)

LVN nurse

Do you want to get to work in the healthcare field without spending four years and boatload of money to do so? A licensed vocational nursing program might just be for you. You might be wondering what exactly a licensed vocational nurse is. The California Board of Vocational Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) describes a…(Read More)

Electrician

Electricity. It powers many things we use in our daily lives. Televisions, refrigerators, single-serve coffeemakers and air conditioners all require electricity. We rely so heavily on machines that require electricity that many of us have difficulties when we are without it, such as in a power outage caused by weather. According to the Edison…(Read More)