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Health Access – Online Externship Partner

August 7, 2020 | WVJC Staff

West Virginia Junior College and Health Access have had an externship partnership since 2018. Health Access has a philanthropic mission and devotion to serving the underserved, which has made for a perfect match with WVJC students interested in the medical field. Health Access helps serve the community by providing access to comprehensive medical care spanning across several services such as...

Kendall Craig – Staff Highlight

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Kendall is the high school admissions advisor at WVJC Morgantown. She chose to work at WVJC because she genuinely believes that higher education can change lives for the better. Her favorite part of working at WVJC is helping students realize their full potential, especially by helping them enroll in college. Kendall says, “It is an amazing feeling to know that...

Omni Strategic Technologies – Externship Highlight

July 31, 2020 | WVJC Staff

West Virginia Junior College and Omni Strategic Technologies have built a valuable and vital partnership to assist students in preparing for their careers in the technology field! Over the past several years, Omni has been accepting students from the Network Administration/Security program for their hands-on externship experience. Additionally, graduates have been hired by Omni into full-time employment. Omni Strategic Technologies...

Lyrik Hilliard – Student Highlight

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Lyrik Hilliard is a medical assisting student at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport. She began her college career at Fairmont State and was there until May of 2019. When she decided to take that summer off, she explored other colleges. Lyrik came across WVJC and decided to take the next step and enroll. Some of the things that supported her...

Ansleigh Fisher – Student Highlight

July 23, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Ansleigh Fisher is attending WVJC Online to pursue her Business Administration degree. She chose WVJC specifically because it offers the flexibility to complete her degree 100% online. She says, “Being a stay at home mother, I needed to be able to access all of my classes online.” She previously attended College of Central Florida, but now lives in West Virginia....

Tierra Justice – Student Highlight

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“I was three years into a teaching degree and decided I wanted to be a nurse.  I moved to Morgantown and started applying to programs.”- Tierra Justice The path to college and a career can have its twist and turns. Sometimes a student can enter into one field of study and find a more appealing path along the way. Tierra...

Kim Morrison – Graduate Highlight

July 17, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Kim Morrison was born and raised in a little town in Texas. She came to West Virginia in 1993 to go to school but life had a different plan. She has been married for 17 years to her one and only love, David. Kim is also a loving and wonderful mother to her two children, Zoe and Elijah.  Life has taught her many...

Brittany Brown – Graduate Highlight

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Before deciding to attend WVJC Charleston, Brittany Brown worked as a cashier at a local Doughnut Connection, earning a little over minimum wage.  She was a loyal employee and worked there for nearly 10 years. Brittany decided she was ready for a change and contacted WVJC. Brittany said, “I chose WVJC because an intelligent person that I know was enrolled...

Angela Sharp – Student Highlight

July 9, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Angela Sharp earned her Associate Degree in Medical Assisting from WVJC Charleston in 2017.  Angela decided to attend WVJC after she graduated from high school. She chose WVJC because of the convenience of being close to home and the small college environment. The flexible schedule allowed her to work while earning her degree. Angela said, “The staff is always friendly...

The Growing Medical Industry In Harrison County

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Healthcare is dynamic. There are always new discoveries being made such as better ways to manage illness and more efficient ways of providing and managing healthcare delivery.  These concepts have become very apparent in the midst of a global pandemic. Healthcare will be forever changed, but how does a global pandemic affect healthcare close to home? Harrison County has seen...