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Angela Sharp – Student Highlight

July 9, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Angela Sharp earned her Associate Degree in Medical Assisting from WVJC Charleston in 2017.  Angela decided to attend WVJC after she graduated from high school. She chose WVJC because of the convenience of being close to home and the small college environment. The flexible schedule allowed her to work while earning her degree. Angela said, “The staff is always friendly...

The Growing Medical Industry In Harrison County

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Healthcare is dynamic. There are always new discoveries being made such as better ways to manage illness and more efficient ways of providing and managing healthcare delivery.  These concepts have become very apparent in the midst of a global pandemic. Healthcare will be forever changed, but how does a global pandemic affect healthcare close to home? Harrison County has seen...

WVJC and Community During Challenging Times

July 2, 2020 | WVJC Staff

West Virginia Junior College has always been an institution that looks to serve the community in any way possible. With COVID-19 and all the disruption it has caused, the faculty and staff knew they had to step up. At the WVJC Charleston campus, we provided meals for healthcare workers on an entire floor at CAMC. At the WVJC Morgantown campus,...

Are You Prepared To Leave High School?

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One of the most important and fleeting moments in a person’s life is their senior year of high school.  The year often begins with experiencing all of the last moments of your childhood. This includes the last first day of school pics for your parent’s Facebook page, the last football game, the last time most will play organized sports or...

Nathaniel Tichinel – Student Highlight

June 26, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Nathaniel Tichinel graduated from Doddridge County High School in May 2019. He was the recipient of the prestigious Stephen A. Callen Scholarship in the amount of $10,000.  He enrolled in the Network Administration/Security degree program in June 2019. Nathaniel says he is very happy with his decision to pursue his degree with WVJC Bridgeport because of the small class sizes...

The Growing Medical Industry In Kanawha County

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The medical industry continues to grow across the United States and in Kanawha County. Healthcare employers are continuously looking for qualified medical professionals to provide patient care. To help with this employment demand, WVJC Charleston offers a variety of fast track, in-demand healthcare programs including Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Office Administration, and Dental Assisting. The Nursing program at WVJC is...

Megan King – Student Highlight

June 19, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Megan King has spent much of her life taking care of people. She has been a caregiver for over fifteen years. She has always had a passion for helping people and always known she wanted to be in the medical field. Her mom holds a very special place in her heart and she always told Megan she was capable of...

Lindsay Maxwell – Student Highlight

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“I think that WVJC is a great program because the schedule accommodates students like myself, a mom, or others who have to work and raise a family. The classes are small, the instructors are great, and the terms are only 6 weeks. It is very fast-paced, but it’s doable if you try your best!” One thing about many of the...

Amanda Fernandez – Student Highlight

June 5, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Amanda Fernandez is currently enrolled in WVJC’s online Clinical Medical Assistant program and will earn her degree in 2020. Like so many others before her, she started her college journey fresh out of high school at a traditional four-year college, but found that the field she was studying was not the path for her and she did not take her...

Tammy Chewning – Student Highlight

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Tammy Chewning is a Legal Office Assisting student at WVJC Morgantown and a member of the Student Government Association.  Like most students at WVJC, this is not her first attempt at college, but she has found a college that fits her needs and goals. “I love the staff and faculty. The experience they bring to the classroom is exemplary and...