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Sarah Cruz – Student Highlight

January 14, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Senior year is both exciting and stressful. Many high school seniors are debating over what they want to do with the rest of their lives. The golden question for most seniors is where to attend college. Sarah Cruz, a Pharmacy Technician student at West Virginia Junior College Morgantown struggled with that question. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do...

Meet WVJC Financial Aid Representative, Paula Sullivan!

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Hi! My name is Paula Sullivan. I attended Herbert Hoover High School and graduated in 1998. I then attended Marshall University for roughly 1 ½ yrs. Prior to working at West Virginia Junior College, I worked for Frontier Communications, Verizon, and Bell Atlantic for 17 yrs. I am now the Financial Aid Representative at WVJC. I was looking to finish...

Jenny Verbonitz – Graduate Highlight

December 12, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Jenny Verbonitz, who graduated from West Virginia Junior College in 2017, has always been interested in the business field. In fact, she started her business career managing the Sabraton Station.  It is her love of business that lead Jenny to expanding her education. She first attended Pierpont in 2013, which she found to be a bigger school that made her...

Beth Ramsey – Student Highlight

December 10, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Beth Ramsey is a student in West Virginia Junior College’s Dental Assisting program, where she is striving to earn her associate degree in Dental Assisting. She hopes to be able to call herself a Nationally Registered Dental Assistant. Beth began her dental assisting classes at WVJC in June of 2018, right after graduating from high school. She is a Dean’s...

Pharmacy Technician – Program Highlight

November 27, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Jamie McGuire, Pharmacy Technician Program Director at West Virginia Junior College- Morgantown,  is very passionate about the Pharmacy Technician field and her program’s role in providing educated and competently trained individuals for employment in this growing field.  See the video below to learn more about WVJC’s Pharmacy Technician program. In the video, Ms. McGuire explains that a Pharmacy Technician is...

Meet WVJC Charleston Instructor Aaron Settle!

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Aaron Settle, known to his students as Mr. Settle, is an adjunct teacher at West Virginia Junior College Charleston, where he teaches general education and medical courses. He chose to work at WVJC because he wanted the opportunity to stay engaged with the medical community while helping students who are pursuing careers in the medical field. “Once I started teaching...

Presley Jordan – Student Highlight

November 16, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Presley Jordan was getting ready to begin her senior year at Buckhannon Upshur High School, working part-time, and enjoying her summer vacation by relaxing and doing things outdoors with her friends and family, when she job shadowed at her dentist’s office. In her time there, she found that she really enjoyed helping people and would love a career in the...

Katie Malone – Student Highlight

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Deciding on a college can be an intimidating process for some. For Katie Malone, this process was rather easy…. the second time around. Like many of the students at West Virginia Junior College, Katie attended a different college prior to enrolling at WVJC. She enrolled at Westmoreland Community College, where she studied English. After two years at Westmoreland, she decided...

Q&A With Medical Instructor Tammy Kaylor

November 8, 2018 | WVJC Staff

What is your educational background? I have a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Duquesne University and am a registered pharmacist in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. I am also CPR certified. What are some of your prior work experiences? Upon graduating college, I worked as both a retail and hospital pharmacist. Also, previous to working at WVJC, I taught numerous different...

Jim Tuell – Student Highlight

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Jim Tuell is a student in the Business Administration program at West Virginia Junior College. Before attending WVJC, Jim attended a different college and worked in the landscaping business. After a while, he decided that between school and traveling for work, the particular school he was attending was not the best fit for him. He chose to come to WVJC...