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Lyndsey Medina – Student Highlight

January 24, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Lyndsey Medina is a Medical Office Administration student at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport. Before Lyndsey enrolled at WVJC, she had not attended college, but she had experience in the medical field. She worked part-time as a specimen collector for 7 years for a drug testing company out of Tennessee. When Lyndsey was asked why she chose WVJC and her...

The Value of Short Term Degrees Online

January 17, 2020 | WVJC Staff

In today’s market, the need for specific skills is becoming extremely important and very necessary in many fields. The question is….How and where do you get the specific skills? Enter WVJC’s short term degrees. At WVJC, we focus on career specific training and certifications that may lead to employment opportunities in in-demand fields. At WVJC, we pride ourselves on working...

Samantha Esposito – Staff Highlight

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“I wanted a position where I would be able to help and impact individuals while also supporting the community.  My position at WVJC has allowed me to do both!” – Samantha Esposito As the Director of Career Management at West Virginia Junior College, Samantha Esposito assists WVJC students and graduates with employment opportunities upon graduation.  This is a responsibility that...

Jasmine Martin – Student Highlight

January 2, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Jasmine Martin is an online Clinical Medical Assistant student at WVJC. Before attending WVJC, she attended a local community college and had a great experience. However, it did not offer a medical assisting program, which is what Jasmine really wanted to do. Before Jasmine enrolled at WVJC Online, she worked full time as a stay-at-home mother. While she loved being...

Study Tips

December 20, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Have you ever wondered what the best study habits are? Well, wonder no more! We are going to give you some helpful tips to make your studying sessions less painful. The best advice we can offer is to get a good’s night rest. Having a regular sleep schedule is so important and vital to your success as a student. You...

Carly Reich – Student Highlight

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 WVJC Charleston’s first nursing class is in full swing and the campus is buzzing with the excitement that comes with the new program. With so much excitement surrounding this new Nursing program, we want to feature a nursing student in this week’s student highlight. Please meet Carly Reich!  Carly is a beauty school graduate and health enthusiast! Her hobbies include...

Five Tips and Tricks for a Successful On-Ground Student

December 13, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Being a full-time, residential student can sometimes be difficult. From balancing a strict class schedule during the day with work and life, to finding parking, sometimes it takes a little extra motivation to help an on-ground student get going in the mornings. While somewhat less-flexible than an online environment, on-ground capacity does come with its perks. Ease of access to...

Cheyenne Bolden – Student Highlight

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Cheyenne is a 2017 graduate of Liberty High School. While in high school, Cheyenne participated in numerous sports, worked two jobs to fund her summer travels, was a member of the National Honor Society, and enjoyed attending the Friday night football games. She took college classes during her senior year in high school as well. WVJC was Cheyenne’s choice to...

Nicole Jones – Externship Highlight

November 25, 2019 | WVJC Staff

So you’ve gotten in to college and now you’ve gotten through a few courses and find yourself thinking about entering the work force. With a few more courses and graduation in sight, you find yourself applying for one of the most exciting parts of the Clinical Medical Assistant program, the externship! Please meet WVJC-Charleston  Clinical Medical Assistant student, Nicole Jones....

Warren Preece – Student Highlight

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One of the great things about West Virginia Junior College Online is the humanization that occurs in the online environment.  Now, if you are reading this and have never experienced an online course somewhere along the way; that statement might sound a little odd. How is it possible to humanize a virtual environment?  To explain that, I want to introduce you...