Presley Jordan – Student Highlight

November 16, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Presley Jordan was getting ready to begin her senior year at Buckhannon Upshur High School, working part-time, and enjoying her summer vacation by relaxing and doing things outdoors with her friends and family, when she job shadowed at her dentist’s office. In her time there, she found that she really enjoyed helping people and would love a career in the...

Katie Malone – Student Highlight

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Deciding on a college can be an intimidating process for some. For Katie Malone, this process was rather easy…. the second time around. Like many of the students at West Virginia Junior College, Katie attended a different college prior to enrolling at WVJC. She enrolled at Westmoreland Community College, where she studied English. After two years at Westmoreland, she decided...

Q&A With Medical Instructor Tammy Kaylor

November 8, 2018 | WVJC Staff

What is your educational background? I have a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Duquesne University and am a registered pharmacist in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. I am also CPR certified. What are some of your prior work experiences? Upon graduating college, I worked as both a retail and hospital pharmacist. Also, previous to working at WVJC, I taught numerous different...

Jim Tuell – Student Highlight

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Jim Tuell is a student in the Business Administration program at West Virginia Junior College. Before attending WVJC, Jim attended a different college and worked in the landscaping business. After a while, he decided that between school and traveling for work, the particular school he was attending was not the best fit for him. He chose to come to WVJC...

WVJC Bridgeport – Food Drive

October 22, 2018 | WVJC Staff

By: David Cutright                 When an individual begins to achieve success in their life, not only do they have the ability to improve their own situations, but often times they have the ability to improve the situations of others. This is a value that West Virginia Junior College attempts to instill in their students throughout their educational journey. WVJC attempts...

Jessica Polen – Admissions Representative

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At WVJC, our admissions department works very hard to make sure each student is welcomed with a warm “hello”! Jessica Polen is one of the representatives responsible for that. She has been with us for close to a year now and has had the opportunity to work with many students. She enjoys getting to hear everyone’s story and hearing the...

Dawn Riley – Student Highlight

September 26, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Dawn Riley grew up in Lewis County and graduated from Lewis County High School in 2007.  She has always been interested in computers and could always make them work.  One day, her mom brought home a computer from Goodwill and handed it to Dawn and said, “If you can make this work, it’s yours.”  Dawn made it work.  It became...

WVJC Charleston Career Fair

September 20, 2018 | WVJC Staff

What was the event? West Virginia Junior College hosted a Career Fair with about 30 employers in attendance. This is an annual event that we look forward to every year. When was the event? The event was held at the WVJC Charleston and Morgantown campuses on July 20th. Why did you choose to host this particular event? We decided to...

Brandon Hardman – Student Highlight

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Brandon Hardman started attending West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport in the IT (Information Technology) program in June of 2018. Before attending WVJC, he worked at the Dollar General store in Mount Clare, WV. A few of his favorite things include helping his family, playing video games, spending time at the beach, and he definitely has a sweet tooth. He loves Snickers,...

Clinical Medical Assistant Program Highlight

September 14, 2018 | WVJC Staff

The Clinical Medical Assistant program at West Virginia Junior College is an 18-month associate degree program. In those 18 months, students learn how to take patient vital signs, draw blood, give injections, perform and read EKGs, assist with medical examinations and more! As a part of the Clinical Medical Assistant program, each student completes an externship. During these externships, students...