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WVJC Students Participate in Mass Casualty Simulation

September 10, 2021 | WVJC Staff

During their Community Health Course, nursing students in the WVJC Morgantown ADN program participate in a Mass Casualty Incident Simulation at WV STEPS. Students teamed up to quickly assess and triage the patients in this simulation training. Triaging prioritizes patients in the order patients need to be handled to increase efficiency. As a nurse, prioritization is critical for effective and...

Tammy Kaylor – Staff Highlight

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The chances are if you have not already had courses with Tammy Kaylor as a pharmacy technician student or an allied health student, you will. Tammy is a proud staff member of WVJC Online who takes great pride in sharing her knowledge and expertise with her students. Check out the video below to learn more about Tammy’s background and experience....

How to Tell if a Career in Cybersecurity is Right for Me?

September 9, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Have you ever considered a career in cybersecurity? If so, you may have some questions before moving forward. The demand for cybersecurity professionals is growing. In 2019, 70 percent of qualifying organizations regularly implemented protective network systems to prevent cyber threats from compromising daily operations. As this trend continues, the door to a rewarding career in cyber technology and protection...

Behind the Scenes of Building Pharmacy Tech Kits

September 7, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Are you a pharmacy technician student wondering where your clinical practice kits come from? Or a prospective student wondering how you will do clinicals at home? Take a look as the team here at WVJC banded alongside Pharmacy Technician Program Director, Jamie McGuire to create these kits that are sent right to your home! Talk to an admissions advisor today...

Jenna Ramirez – Student Highlight

September 3, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Jenna Ramirez is currently a student in the Information Technology Degree program! Before enrolling at West Virginia Junior College, Jenna attended West Virginia University majoring in Nutrition. After a year at WVU Jenna realized her needs weren’t quite met; after searching for schools online, she found that WVJC was just what she was looking for. Jenna stated “I feel like...

Dayna Ferrari – Student Highlight

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Clinical Medical Assistant student Dayna Ferrari started attending WVJC in August 2020 after graduating from Capital High School.  Dayna said, “My decision to attend WVJC was an easy one.” Dayna has always had an interest in the medical field. She said, “WVJC Clinical Medical Assistant program is fast-track, has smaller classes, and offers a flexible schedule which gave me the...

MA Strep Test Demonstration

September 2, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Today, watch Caitlin Syrews – West Virginia Junior College’s Clinical Medical Assistant Program Director, and McKenzie Wright – a current Clinical Medical Assistant student, demonstrate how to perform a rapid strep test. A rapid strep 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 for...

Blake Cooper – Student Highlight

August 30, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Blake Cooper attended a larger university before enrolling with WVJC. The size of the classes was overwhelming for him, and he felt the classes were too big for him to be as successful as he wanted to be. Before attending WVJC, Blake worked two jobs but knew that wasn’t what he wanted to do forever. Although his first college experience...

Christy Richards – Student Highlight

August 27, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Medical Coding student Christy Richards has been attending WVJC since January 2021. Before attending WVJC, she attended Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville, Virginia. She says she feels much more at home at WVJC due to the welcoming environment and the support she has from all of the faculty! She loves getting the help she needs and is not looked...

Do I Need To Have Prior Knowledge in Cybersecurity to Enroll in WVJC Online’s Cybersecurity Program?

August 25, 2021 | WVJC Staff

Did you know that you can pursue the career of your dreams without any prerequisite training at a pace that fits your specific needs? At WVJC Online, we are committed to helping students cross the divide between career desire and its fulfillment. Read on to discover how a degree in Cybersecurity might be for you! WHAT IS CYBERSECURITY?  Professionally referred...