Chelsea Gianni – Faculty Highlight

Meet Nursing Program Director Chelsea Gianni! Chelsea Gianni started her career as a nurse in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. After obtaining her Master’s degree, she spent eight years as a family nurse practitioner at a primary care office in Morgantown, WV. During that time, she managed chronic diseases and acute conditions for patients of … Read more

Online Cybersecurity – Program Highlight

Do you find yourself being the go-to person for fixing technical problems, or do you get excited when a new tech development occurs? If this sounds like you, then a career in cybersecurity may be right for you! Technology affects every aspect of daily life, so cybersecurity professionals play a crucial role in keeping organizations … Read more

WVJC Heads to the State Capitol

West Virginia Junior College Medical Assisting Director Chelsea Abbott and her medical assisting students were invited to the West Virginia State Capitol to support Go Red Day for the American Heart Association. Our students were excited to showcase their skills learned in lab class out in the field. From taking blood pressure to answering questions, … Read more

Nursing Students Demonstrate How to Deliver a Baby

How to deliver a baby using a sim! Maria Schubert, the Assistant Director/ Nursing Clinical Coordinator, will demonstrate “How to deliver a baby” using the simulation lab on campus. Mrs. Schubert introduced herself to the patient and received a report from the previous nurse that her water had broken two hours ago. The patient was … Read more

What’s The Difference? Medical Assisting Degree vs. Diploma

What is the difference between a Degree vs. Diploma Have you decided to pursue a career in healthcare as a medical assistant, where you can directly impact a patient’s care? WVJC has options to help you decide what type of medical assisting training program best suits your individual needs. Students at WVJC have the opportunity … Read more

Gianna Duryea – Student Highlight

Meet Clinical Medical Assisting Student Gianna Duryea! Before attending West Virginia Junior College, Gianna Duryea had never attended college. She was working as a personal care assistant, and she knew that she wanted to further her education to expand her career opportunities. She decided to enroll in the Clinical Medical Assistant program at WVJC. When … Read more

Online Pharmacy Technician – Program Highlight

Have you been considering a career in the healthcare field that allows you to help people and make an impact behind the scenes? Or maybe you need a career that offers stability, advancement opportunities, and job satisfaction while challenging you. If this sounds like you, a career as a pharmacy technician may be a good … Read more

Online Medical Coding – Program Highlight

West Virginia Junior College offers an online Medical Coding degree program that prepares graduates for a career in healthcare. In addition, to meet the increasing medical needs of an aging population, insurance companies continually update their claim processing procedures, creating more opportunities for medical coding professionals. What is a medical coder? Medical coders play a crucial … Read more

Real-World Skills Demonstrations
Part 3

WVJC Students Practice Basic Skills! WVJC presents part 3 of student demonstrations. Watch as medical office administration student Tamika walks us through different scheduling techniques used within the medical field. As part of the associate degree program, students take an effective communications course. Students at WVJC enjoy a hands-on environment daily to grow and enhance … Read more

Najela Vallarta – Graduate Highlight

Meet Nursing Graduate Najela Vallarta! Najela Vallarta graduated from West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport on December 16, 2022, with an associate’s degree in nursing. Prior to attending WVJC, she had just finished doing Molecular Genetics Research for WVU and decided to be a stay home mom/dog mom and concentrate more on her family. Mrs. Vallarta-Mazurik … Read more