Manufacturing: Jain Irrigation

Manufacturing: Jain Irrigation

Manufacturing week kicked off with a visit to Jain Irrigation. Rangel Melendez, Director of Quality and Safety, hosted us. Students toured the factory floor and learned about this international company. Jain’s unique company mission (“Leave this world better than you found it,”) was the centerpiece of the operation. Managers from around the company shared their career paths.Read more about Manufacturing: Jain Irrigation[…]

Healthcare: California Health Sciences University

Healthcare: California Health Sciences University

For day 2 of Healthcare week at ePathway Academy, students visited California Health Sciences University. Students learned about the increasing need for medical professionals in California’s central valley. They had the chance to learn about compounding and to create an antacid formula. They learned about the many roles that a pharmacist plays and the careerRead more about Healthcare: California Health Sciences University[…]

Healthcare: Day 1

Healthcare: Day 1

For the first day of the Healthcare/Health Management week of ePathway Academy, students were hosted by Fresno Pacific University. They learned about Fresno Pacific’s new Healthcare Administration program, reflected on trends and terminology in the healthcare industry, learned from two healthcare administrators, and brainstormed expectations for company visits for the rest of the program. ThanksRead more about Healthcare: Day 1[…]

Construction/Engineering: Mark Wilson Construction

Construction/Engineering: Mark Wilson Construction

ePathway Academy concluded the Construction and Engineering week with a visit to Clovis West High School where Mark Wilson Construction was remodeling a classroom and expanding the library on campus. Led by Doug Reitz and his team, the students entered a completed branch of the Educational Employees Credit Union on campus. There we met theRead more about Construction/Engineering: Mark Wilson Construction[…]

Construction/Engineering: Tutor Perini (High Speed Rail)

Construction/Engineering: Tutor Perini (High Speed Rail)

On day 3 of the Construction and Engineering week, ePathway Academy students visited Tutor Perini, the General Contractor for building the first High Speed Rail in the United States. Fresno is ground zero for construction on the rail system and under the guidance of Toni Tinoco, we were able to visit several worksites to observeRead more about Construction/Engineering: Tutor Perini (High Speed Rail)[…]

Construction/Engineering: Harris Construction

Construction/Engineering: Harris Construction

ePathway Academy students paid a visit to Harris Construction, a builder of large scale buildings such as schools, dairies, and prisons. The Chairman of the Board, Richard Spencer provided an overview of the company and discussed several other companies he owns related to the construction industry. He invited several of his key staff to discussRead more about Construction/Engineering: Harris Construction[…]

Tech: BCT Consulting

Tech: BCT Consulting

Today’s ePathway Academy visit was to BCT Consulting, a networking/managed services IT company grown in Fresno and serving clients in every state in the US (and in several other countries). CEO Eric Rawn spent the day with our students, inviting several of his Vice Presidents to explain their areas and work responsibilities. Topics covered included equityRead more about Tech: BCT Consulting[…]

Tech: Aplos

Tech: Aplos

On day 3 of ePathway Academy, students visited Aplos software. Aplos is a small, venture-backed, fast-growing tech startup making Church and Non-Profit business software. Students also had the chance to visit Kulungu for Congo, a Non-Profit developing wells, schools and the economy in the Congo,  to learn about the software needs of a Non-Profit. StudentsRead more about Tech: Aplos[…]

Tech: FocusVision

Tech: FocusVision

On Day 2 of Tech Week, we visited FocusVision. Headquartered in Fresno but with offices all over the world, FocusVision grew from an apartment to a worldwide enterprise serving some of the world’s biggest brands with market research technology. ePathway Academy students learned about the organizational structure, had the chance to talk with the CEO, ZlotcoRead more about Tech: FocusVision[…]