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Steps to Apply for Admission to the Nursing Program at WVJC Charleston Campus

September 20, 2019 | root 2

West Virginia Junior College (WVJC) Charleston Campus is excited to offer an 18-month nursing program. This program focuses on competitive skills in a patient focused, critical care discipline, that is in high demand. Our nursing program is a direct admission program, which means you won’t waste time and money taking classes, only to find out later that you are not...

Tyler Chinchilla – Graduate Highlight

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Tyler Chinchilla, CCMA, is a May 2018 Clinical Medical Assistant graduate. Tyler chose WVJC Bridgeport after attending Fairmont State University for a short period of time. Tyler chose to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant because healthcare has been something that he has always wanted to do. “Learning more about the role of a medical assistant made it set in...

Centerville Clinics – Externship Highlight

September 13, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Centerville Clinics is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), a non-profit community based health organization. Centerville Clinics has ten facilities across the state of Pennsylvania. The facilities provide comprehensive primary care, dental, and mental health services to people in all spectrums of their life. Centerville Clinics also helps patients access specialty and hospital care services not available at the center....

Sean Wilfong – Student Highlight

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“I have really enjoyed the relationships that I have made, and continue to build, with fellow students and staff, while also getting directly involved with my community.”  – Sean Wilfong As we travel paths in our lives, very rarely are they straight.  Sure, we all have the best of intentions to meet a goal directly. Often, though, we are met...

Haley Travis – Graduate Highlight

September 6, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Meet Haley Travis, our graduate highlight for this week! Haley graduated from WVJC’s Medical Assisting program in June 2018. She enjoyed her time at WVJC Charleston very much and was thrilled with her experience in the MA program. Haley works for the Cabin Creek Health System’s school-based clinics in eastern Kanawha County. She works side-by-side with the school nurse and...

Rebekah Kube – Faculty Highlight

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Rebekah Kube is the Clinical Coordinator for WVJC Bridgeport. She started her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the age of 19, but always had a passion for learning and for the nursing field. After five years of practice, Rebekah decided to go back to school. She obtained her associate’s degree in nursing from Lenoir Community College in Kinston,...

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Nursing admissions process

August 23, 2019 | WVJC Staff

One of the most commonly asked questions of our admissions department involves entry into the Nursing program. For most people, when considering the healthcare field for employment, they think of becoming a nurse (RN). As you read this, you probably have an image of one in your head…scrubs, stethoscope, white shoes, and a kind demeanor. The person in your mental...

Resume and Cover Letter Tips

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When writing a resume, it is important to include concise descriptions of previously held positions, as well as educational experience, and contact information. You want to make sure you know start and end dates for jobs and schools you’ve attended. If you are still attending a school or holding a certain position, input the date as XX/XXXX- present. When listing...

University of Charleston – Externship Highlight

August 13, 2019 | WVJC Staff

With an externship you can work with experts in your field of study as you learn! This isn’t your typical hands-on learning activity in the lab or classroom. You are immersed in a real-world working environment. WVJC has opportunities for students in different program tracks to participate in externships. An externship is a learning opportunity where students work with professionals...

Jessica Travis – Graduate Highlight

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Jessica Travis is a recent graduate from the Pharmacy Technician program at WVJC Bridgeport. She showed nothing but exceptional skills during her time at WVJC. Jessica was an exceptional student and was a good role model for her fellow students. On top of working at a local diner she kept up with her homework. It was always completed on time,...