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The Importance of IT Certifications

Can you imagine waking up for work in the morning and the entire server you work on is on a complete blackout? What do you do? Who do you go to for solving these issues? IT Certifications* Working in IT isn’t always a walk in the park. Support professionals have to manage multiple systems and … Read more

Audrey Sherwood – Graduate Highlight

Before attending WVJC Online, Audrey worked for the Garrett County Board of Education for sixteen years in several different age groups.  For seven of those years, she served as a Kindergarten Instructional Assistant in various elementary schools. For Audrey Sherwood, the typical college environment just wasn’t for her. After attending community college for a time … Read more

Renee Rollins – Staff Highlight

Renee Rollins is the Dental Program Director at WVJC Charleston.  Renee completed her diploma in dental assisting after graduating from Poca High School. Renee’s dental field experience includes general dentistry, oral surgery, and pediatric dentistry.  She is passionate about the dental field and has over 15 years of in-field experience. WVJC offers a hands-on approach … Read more

St. Joseph’s Hospital – Externship Highlight

West Virginia Junior College, Bridgeport partners with many hospitals and facilities around the region to provide diverse educational experiences for our registered nursing students.  This includes everything from a level one trauma facility to various rural clinics that serve our community. The Clinical Coordinator for WVJC Bridgeport Campus is excited to utilize St. Joseph’s Hospital … Read more

Mono Test Demonstration

Today, watch Caitlin Syrews and Kellie Middleton – a current Clinical Medical Assistant student at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport demonstrate how to perform a rapid mono test. A rapid mono test is known to be CLIA-waived. The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulate laboratory testing and require clinical laboratories to be certified by the Center … Read more

Brandon Arnold – Student Highlight

Meet Brandon Arnold, a current student in the Information Technology Program at WVJC Morgantown. Picture a college kid sitting in their dorm room, they’re surrounded by musical instruments and filled with an inspiration to record and write music. That’s how WVJC student Brandon Arnold’s story began. But from his love of music, another talent arose. … Read more

Allaysha Benger – Graduate Highlight

Allaysha Benger spent a large portion of her life in the restaurant and serving industry before coming to WVJC, but working in that field never really felt like that was a long-term goal for her. Prior to attending WVJC Online, Allaysha had never attended a college institution because she felt like she was never going … Read more

Spirit Week and Trunk or Treat 2021

WVJC uses a WE CARE approach to education and community engagement. We strive to make learning fun. We do this through WVJC Spirit Week, which features themed dress-up days and our first annual Trunk or Treat. While education is a serious matter, we also know how to dress up and have a good time! If … Read more

Christin Weiss – Staff Highlight

Meet Christin Weiss, West Virginia Junior College, and WVJC Online’s new Clinical and Lab Coordinator in the nursing program. Christin has always had a passion for helping others, and this was apparent at even age 16 when Christin was an EMT Basic. After completing high school, Christin went on to Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA, … Read more

Shannon Davis – Staff Highlight

Meet Shannon Davis, one of our new Career Management Directors at WVJC- Morgantown! Shannon started her career after graduating from West Virginia University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. But like many, she realized the field of journalism wasn’t where her true passions lay. During her time at WVU, she helped to found … Read more