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Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight – Larissa Sauvageot

October 26, 2012 | WVJC Staff

CHARLESTON, WV – Larissa Sauvageot decided to attend West Virginia Junior College Charleston Campus by consulting with a fellow student. “I chose to go to WVJC after I had my daughter,” Larissa said. “I had checked into it a few times with my friend, Lauren. I figured it would work out great since I stayed home through the day with...

Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight – Julie Bernet

October 10, 2012 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – Julie Bernet, a medical assistant graduate who now works at Whitehall Medical, chose to attend West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport because she said she believed she could get good training in a reasonable amount of time. “I heard good things about the MA program and always wanted to be in the medical field,” Julie said. Her favorite...

Staff Highlight: Career Management – Kristy Cunningham

October 2, 2012 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – Kristy Cunningham is the Career Management Director at West Virginia Junior College’s Bridgeport campus. As the Career Management Director, she assists students in finding a job upon graduation, as well as teaching Career Prep. Kristy is also a liaison between local businesses and the school. She said she strives “to maintain a lifelong relationship with our graduates...

Medical Assisting Student Highlight – Kaitlyn Persinger

September 28, 2012 | WVJC Staff

CHARLESTON, WV – Kaitlyn Persinger decided to attend West Virginia Junior College Charleston Campus because the staff helped her decide on a specific career path within the medical field. “I definitely knew I wanted to be in the medical field, I just wasn’t sure what position. When I learned about Medical Assisting at WVJC, I knew it was the right choice for...

Legal Assistant Spotlight – Christina Johnson

September 18, 2012 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – For Christina Johnson, the Legal Assistant (LOA) program at the West Virginia Junior College is a family affair. It began when her sister, Laura Johnson, began the program at the Charleston Campus. “I’d talk to my sister, and she’d be so excited about the program that I would think, ‘I want to do this,'” Christina said. “It...

Current Nursing Student Highlight – Lindsay Bible

September 17, 2012 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – With over a decade of healthcare experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant, it was a West Virginia Junior College (WVJC) Nursing Program radio ad that finally convinced Lindsay Bible to take her first steps in becoming a Registered Nurse(RN). She said she applied for the nursing program the day she heard the commercial and took the Nursing...

WVJC Bridgeport Alumni Highlight – Elizabeth Blake

September 6, 2012 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – After attending Fairmont State University for two years studying for a major she didn’t enjoy, Elizabeth Blake decided to transfer to West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport for the dental program. “I chose the dental program because I have always been very interested in everything the dental field has to offer,” Blake said. Her favorite part of the program...

WVJC Bridgeport Graduate Highlight – Pharmacy Technician Sarah Hribar

July 25, 2012 | WVJC Staff

Sarah Hribar completed the Pharmacy Tech Associate Degree Program in February at the West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus and is currently enjoying a career as a Pharmacy Technician in the area. Sarah’s current job holds many responsibilities including entering, labeling and filling prescriptions in a very fast-paced environment. “Jenica Frye, Pharmacy Technician Coordinator at WVJC Bridgeport, did a great...

Now That you’ve Graduated – Professional Steps for your Contact Information

April 12, 2012 | WVJC Staff

Now that you have completed your program and graduated in a professional field of study, take a few minutes to make sure your contact information is updated from a ‘student’ to a ‘professional’. Here are a couple of ideas for contact information you need to update when you finish school. Your Email While you were enrolled in school, you probably...

WVJC Charleston Alumni Highlight – Donnie Ingram

| WVJC Staff

Program: Computer Information Technology / Technical Emphasis Specialized Associate Degree Graduation: 2010 CHARLESTON, WV – When Donnie Ingram was asked why he chose to attend West Virginia Junior College, his answer was blunt and honest. He said, “I woke up one day and realized I was nearly 30,  had no career and that I was going nowhere in the job...