Healthcare: Valley Children’s Hospital

Healthcare: Valley Children’s Hospital

The last ePathway Academy visit of the summer was to Valley Children’s Hospital. Senior VP Lynn Ashbeck welcomed students with an overview of the hospital and its place in the healthcare ecosystem of the region. After a tour of the hospital with recruiters Dennis Yee and Tracy DeYoung, students learned about Valley Children’s leadership and innovation inRead more about Healthcare: Valley Children’s Hospital[…]

Healthcare: California Health Sciences University

Healthcare: California Health Sciences University

Today’s ePathway Academy visit was to California Health Sciences University, a startup company with the mission of improving health outcomes and access to medical care in California’s Central Valley. Students learned from both Professors and students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, the school’s first degree program. They did a compounding exercise, learned about Medication TherapyRead more about Healthcare: California Health Sciences University[…]

Healthcare: Palm Village Retirement Community

Healthcare: Palm Village Retirement Community

Today ePathway Academy students were hosted by Palm Village Retirement Community. Students learned about trends, demographic and social, that drive the senior care market. They learned from Evelyn Schlesselman about her career path and the care part of the senior care industry. They learned from Jim Dueck about personal characteristics in sales and marketing andRead more about Healthcare: Palm Village Retirement Community[…]

Healthcare: Fresno VA Hospital

Healthcare: Fresno VA Hospital

Today, ePathway Academy students the VA Central California Healthcare System. Students were lucky enough to hear from Gabriel Ponce, volunteer supervisor for the hospital, Mary Golden, who handles some of the hospital’s educational outreach, Linda Hayes, who has worked in mental health services and many other areas of the hospital, and Dr. Ilia, a longtime orthopedicRead more about Healthcare: Fresno VA Hospital[…]

Manufacturing: Anlin Window Systems

Manufacturing: Anlin Window Systems

Today’s ePathway Academy visit was to Anlin Window Systems. President John Maloney and VP of Operations Chris Gillette hosted us. The visit included a tour of the manufacturing operation and a discussion of growth strategy. Students were treated to a very effective display of kaizen in continuous quality improvement, several scrum implementations borrowed from agileRead more about Manufacturing: Anlin Window Systems[…]

Manufacturing: MEC Aerial Work Platforms

Manufacturing: MEC Aerial Work Platforms

The third visit in manufacturing week was to MEC Aerial Work Platforms. MEC makes equipment for getting people high up in the air for construction work. Our visit was quarterbacked by Jack Harwood, Vice President of After-Sales and Support. Students got to hear from all parts of the company, including engineering, finance, operations, human resources,Read more about Manufacturing: MEC Aerial Work Platforms[…]

Manufacturing: Betts Company

Manufacturing: Betts Company

ePathway Academy continued manufacturing week with a visit to Betts Company. The President and COO Bill Betts led the tour. There are three divisions of the 150-year-old family-run company: Betts Spring Manufacturing, Betts Truck Parts and Service, and BettsHD. Betts Spring Manufacturing makes springs for transportation. BettsHD makes heavy-duty tractor and trailer applications, including mud flap hangers. AllRead more about Manufacturing: Betts Company[…]

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: St. Agnes Medical Center

Healthcare: St. Agnes Medical Center

Today’s ePathway Academy visit was to St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno. As a faith-based hospital, St. Agnes strives to care for the whole person. Students learned about careers in nursing, the exciting and fast-changing world of nursing informatics, dietetics, medical social work, medical billing and coding, and infection prevention. Specialists from each area shared theirRead more about Healthcare: St. Agnes Medical Center[…]

Healthcare: California Armenian Home

Healthcare: California Armenian Home

Today’s healthcare visit was the California Armenian Home, a continuing care retirement community. Students learned about the trends driving senior care, staffing, the different levels of care, careers in senior care, and much more. Thanks to California Armenian Home for a great visit!