Blog

Medical Office Administration Student Highlight-Saianya Rose

November 27, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Saianya recently enrolled in the Medical Office Administration program at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston. She was a student previously but didn’t finish her program due to a family matter. When she started to think about returning to school, she remembered how nice and caring everyone was and wanted to complete her degree at WVJC. In December of 2016, she lost...

Practical Nursing Student Highlight – Kelsie Blosser

November 8, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Kelsie Blosser is set to graduate in December 2017 with her Practical Nursing diploma. She is excited to graduate and start her career as a nurse, which has been a dream of hers since she was little. Kelsie attended a few other institutions before making the choice to attend West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport. Before attending WVJC, Kelsie worked full...

Information Technology Student Highlight – Jesse Pill

October 27, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Jesse Pill is set to graduate in November 2017 with his associate degree in Information Technology. His excitement to graduate is obvious during his Career Prep course. Jesse attended Fairmont State University for two semesters after graduating from high school. However, he ended up leaving Fairmont State because he felt like the entire experience was overwhelming. Jesse, at that time,...

Network Admin/Security Student Highlight-Bret Mains

October 26, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Life is about timing and finding your niche. For WVJC Information Technology student Bret Mains, it took some time to find the right college situation. In fact, Bret attended 3 different colleges before settling in at WVJC, where he is now pursuing his passion, and working on launching a career in Network Administration or Cyber Security. At his previous colleges...

Information Technology Graduate Highlight – Jeremy Boggess

October 16, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Jeremy Boggess is a graduate of West Virginia Junior College Charleston. He graduated from Clay County High School and went directly into the Marine Corps where he served for six years. He worked as an Intelligence Analyst in San Diego, Afghanistan, and eventually Okinawa, Japan. When Jeremy returned to the US he enrolled at WVJC. He says, “My brother attended...

Pharmacy Technician Student Highlight – Cassie Hart

October 9, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Cassie Hart is a WVJC student who is expected to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician program in February of 2018. When Cassie graduated high school, she began studying Safety at Fairmont State. She attended FSU for one semester, but knew something was missing. She wanted a college that was smaller, more personable and closer to home. She found WVJC! She...

Information Technology Faculty Highlight – Chris Hefner

| WVJC Staff

Chris Hefner is a valuable asset of the West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport faculty. He is adored by many of our students, and works hard to keep his students engaged in classroom activities. In addition to being highly valuable to our staff, Chris is highly educated. Chris graduated from the Bridgeport campus of WVJC. He earned his associate degree in Information...

Humanizing Distance Education

September 18, 2017 | WVJC Staff

From: West Virginia Executive By:  Amanda Benigni The fact that technological innovations are disrupting traditional business models and digital technologies will continue to transform the economic marketplace is hardly breaking news to members of West Virginia’s business community. Higher education is no exception. Across the nation, online education, or distance education, is rapidly growing in popularity. According to the “Almanac...

Clinical Medical Assistant Student Highlight – Kasmira Kinzer

September 14, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Kasmira Kinzer is a medical assisting student at WVJC Morgantown campus. She attended WVU for a couple years before making the decision to switch to WVJC. “I met some great friends there, but academically, I didn’t have a good experience. Teachers didn’t care whether people came to class or understood the material.” Kasmira also disliked that she was required to...

Medical Assisting Student Highlight – Amber Post

September 5, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Amber Post is set to graduate in March 2018 with an associate degree in Medical Assisting. Her excitement to graduate and begin her career is visible every day at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport. Amber went to Fairmont State University right after she graduated from high school, but ended up leaving because she felt overwhelmed and unprepared for such a...