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Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight – Melissa Lipscomb

May 27, 2015 | WVJC Staff

Melissa Lipscomb recently graduated from WVJC Morgantown in March with a degree in Medical Assisting. She was hired immediately through her externship at Women’s First Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists. Melissa said she chose to go to school at WVJC Morgantown because “it suited what I needed to get the degree and it was close”.  She mentioned that her connection with...

Legal Assisting Program Highlight

May 13, 2015 | WVJC Staff

Here at West Virginia Junior College Online, we love to help students get into growing fields of work so they can have a career and a better life for themselves and their family. With that said, our newest program to be added to the WVJC repertoire is the Legal Assistant program. With the Legal Assistant program our students are learning...

Practical Nursing Program Highlight

April 23, 2015 | WVJC Staff

Practical Nursing students complete their first clinical experience. Making a difference and helping others are common themes among those interested in becoming medical professionals.  As the first clinical rotation draws to a close for our Practical Nursing students here at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport, those ideals are very real for our students. PN students received their first clinical experience...

Externships

April 9, 2015 | WVJC Staff

During ones time as a student at West Virginia Junior College Online your experience will be different than that of an on-campus student, but there are a few things that stay the same. One of those is completing an externship. When choosing externship sites, our Career Management Director Julie Warden looks for the best of the best. We want our...

Dental Assisting Program

April 3, 2015 | WVJC Staff

Charleston, WV– The Dental Assisting Program at West Virginia Junior College is all smiles in 2015! Dental Coordinator Ms. Rebecca Hale received the 2014 Instructor of the Year Award at the Charleston Campus and she is continuing her hard work in 2015. The Dental Assisting program is blossoming with each day. Dental students are promoting dental hygiene on campus, teaching dental...

Medical Assisting – WVJC Online Program Highlight

March 17, 2015 | WVJC Staff

At West Virginia Junior College our online Medical Assisting program is unique when compared to medical assisting programs offered at other online schools. This is because we incorporate a hands-on approach unlike the simulations that other institutions provide. We offer hands on, real life situations and techniques so our students know exactly what they will be dealing with when they...

Graduate Highlight – Casey Painter

February 25, 2015 | WVJC Staff

Some students begin college without realizing their true passion, not Casey Painter. She aspired to become a medical assistant and chose West Virginia Junior College – Charleston to obtain that dream. Painter, at November 2014 graduate, chose WVJC because of the fast pace schedule and she knew the faster she completed college the sooner she would be able to begin...

Graduate Highlight – Cynthia McQuintson

February 24, 2015 | WVJC Staff

Cynthia McQuintson is the first official graduate of our WVJC Online Campus! When asked why she decided to attend WVJC’s Online Campus Cynthia said, “I originally attended school at WVJC in 1986 after graduating from Buckhannon-Upshur High School. I completed the Legal Assisting program and had a great experience with the school so I decided to come back to further my...

WVJC Bridgeport’s Practical Nursing Program

February 19, 2015 | WVJC Staff

West Virginia Junior College – Bridgeport starts the New Year off with a new program. The 2015 year begins the first class for Practical Nursing.  This direct admittance program is a 12 month diploma program, preparing students for a career in a high demand field.  Students will learn how to collect medical specimens, perform phlebotomy, give injections, evaluate patient emotional...

Graduate Highlight – Anna Cantrell

January 20, 2015 | WVJC Staff

Business Management graduate Anna Cantrell loves her new career in Human Resources. Cantrell, a November 2014 graduate found her niche in the Business Management program at West Virginia Junior College Charleston. During her time at the college, Cantrell was involved with campus life. She spent her hours on campus serving as a student ambassador and working as an administrative assistant....