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Sara Westbrook – Staff Highlight

May 4, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Sara Westbrook has been an employee of WVJC since April 2019.  She started as an Online Admissions Advisor where she contacted individuals requesting information on our online programs and guided potential students through the admissions, enrollment, and onboarding processes. Sara enjoyed hearing the stories of the people she supported and found it very rewarding to help people find the path...

Clinical Medical Assistant Student
Simulates Doctor’s Office Visit

April 28, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Today, you will get to experience one of the hands-on training components that Clinical Medical Assistant students complete. Clinical Medical Assistant Instructor, Carrie Friend, simulates a doctor’s office visit for Clinical Medical Assistant student, Morgan Casey, providing her the career training she will need to work in the healthcare field. In this demonstration, you will see the Clinical Medical Assistant...

Faith Medley – Student Highlight

April 23, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Faith Medley graduated from high school and was unsure of her next step in life should be. She knew moving forward, she wanted to push herself and be involved in a supportive community but was not exactly sure where she would find that. In late 2019, her mother started attending WVJC Charleston and was happy with her experience, so in...

Donna Hendrickson – Graduate Highlight

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Donna Hendrickson, CCMA, is a graduate of the Clinical Medical Assistant program at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus. She originally heard of WVJC from a radio ad and decided to look into the campus. After she visited the campus, she decided to enroll in the program. Donna was always dedicated to her work, grades, and attendance record while a...

Jenna Miller – Student Highlight

April 9, 2021 | WVJC Staff

West Virginia Junior College is Jenna Miller’s first college experience. Currently working as a CNA, Jenna chose the Legal Office Assisting program “to take a different career path.” When Jenna reflected on why she chose WVJC, she stated, “it works with my schedule, and I still have time for my personal life while getting an education.” WVJC prepares their students...

Taylor Miller – Student Highlight

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Taylor Miller is getting ready to graduate from the Medical Office Administration program. Prior to finding her passion in the medical field, Taylor worked as a cosmetologist. She worked in the field until she decided that it was time to make the permanent move from Florida to West Virginia. During that time, she let her cosmetology license expire. In 2018...

How To Administer An
Intermuscular Injection

April 1, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Today, watch Amanda Foster, West Virginia Junior College’s Clinical Instructor, and Leanna Helmick, a current Practical Nursing student, demonstrate how to administer an Intermuscular Injection. This demonstration will inform you of the steps to take and the safety measurements to adhere to for you as a medical professional and the patient.  If you want to get into the medical field...

Information Technology – Program Highlight

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The fast-track Information Technology (IT) Associate Degree Program at West Virginia Junior College Charleston is an 18-month program that prepares graduates for a wide variety of entry-level positions in the technology field.  The IT Program begins with courses in PC repair and troubleshooting, operating systems, peripherals, and mobile devices. Students then progress into an in-depth course sequence focusing on networking...

Emily Rock – Student Highlight

March 26, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Emily Rock is a Business Administration/Accounting student at WVJC Online. Previously a WVU student in their Dental Hygiene program, Emily realized that she did not feel like she was on the path that she wanted her life to go down. She really wanted to find a place where she could be happy, with a supportive community around her. When thinking...

Brittany Remington – Staff Highlight

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“I took this position because I come from a background of encouraging people to reach their full potential. One of my personal goals is to help others overcome challenges. In the position of Director of Career Management, I am able to help students succeed and reach their goals.” – Brittany Remington As the Director of Career Management at West Virginia...