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WVJC Bridgeport Student Highlight: Denise Nicolette

August 20, 2013 | WVJC Staff

Denise Nicolette is a Pharmacy Technician student at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus. “The WVJC Bridgeport Campus was easy to get to and I they offered the Pharmacy Technician Program, which is what I was very interested in,” Denise explained. “Unemployment statistics quoted an increasing need and growth for Pharmacy and the program sounded very interesting.” She is thoroughly...

WVJC Bridgeport Medical Assisting Graduate Enjoys New Career

July 11, 2013 | WVJC Staff

Tiana Morgan decided West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus was the right choice for her because it gave her the opportunity to get an education while still caring for her son and working. She explained, “The schedule was flexible and the program was only 18 months. I felt that this program was made for people who have other responsibilities, but...

WVJC Charleston Instructor Highlight – Dental Coordinator Rebecca Hale

June 18, 2013 | WVJC Staff

CHARLESTON, WV – Rebecca Hale serves as the Program Coordinator and Lead Instructor for the WVJC Charleston Dental Assisting Program. Rebecca joined the staff earlier this year and has truly enjoyed her experience so far. “My favorite part of being an instructor is the joy that I get knowing that I am molding these wonderful students into future dental healthcare...

Medical Assisting Student Highlight – Colleen Phillips

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CHARLESTON, WV – When Colleen Phillips finished her last day of school on June 20, she was confident she would be prepared for a great career. She had been studying to become a certified medical assistant at West Virginia Junior College – Charleston and is ready to put her skill set to good use. Colleen decided to attend West Virginia...

WVJC-Bridgeport Student Highlight: Andrew Ross

May 31, 2013 | WVJC Staff

Student Highlight: Andrew Ross Program/ Campus: Pharmacy Technician/WVJC-Bridgeport 1.     Why WVJC? I decided to go to this college because of the accelerated program. Before I started school at WVJC I just graduated high school at Buckhannon Upshur High. The challenges that I’ve had have been overwhelming. I was homeless while going to college at one point. 2.     What’s next for...

WVJC- Bridgeport Graduate Student Highlight: Brandi Skinner

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Graduate Student Highlight: Brandi Skinner Program/ Campus: Medical Assisting / WVJC Bridgeport 1. When did you graduate? Graduated Feb 2013 2. Current Job Title and company if applicable: RMA/MOA at Williams Family Practice 3. Brief description of your current job: Blood draws, vaccines, vitals and front desk duties 4. What were you doing before you came to WVJC? I was...

WVJC Morgantown to Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days! Join Us!

April 2, 2013 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV -Walk 100 Miles in 100 days with the West Virginia Junior College, Morgantown Campus, faculty, staff and students. Jessica Nuckles, the WVJC’s High School Admissions Representative, heard about the program during a visit to Preston High School. “Many of our students are from Preston County, so this is a great way for us to be involved in our...

West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus Highlight: Breanna Shingleton

March 27, 2013 | WVJC Staff

Breanna Shingleton – Pharmacy Technician BRIDGEPORT, WV – Breanna Shingleton graduated from the Pharmacy Technician Specialized Associate Degree program at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus on February 7, 2013. She is now employed at Mon General Hospital as a Pharmacy Technician. Her current position entails a wide variety of responsibilities including filling pyxis machines that the nurses pull medications...

Medical Office Management Graduate Highlight – Stacy Graham

February 7, 2013 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – Five and a half years ago, Stacy Graham decided to begin taking school seriously. She began the Medical Billing and Coding Program, now Medical Office Management, at West Virginia Junior College in Morgantown in August 2007. “I didn’t take high school seriously in high school,” Stacy said. “I went to school to socialize. I didn’t quite know...

Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight – Amber VanTassell

January 31, 2013 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – Since graduation, life has been bellies and babies for Amber VanTassell, an August 2012 graduate of the West Virginia Junior College Medical Assistant program. Amber graduated August 10, 2012 and started working Sept. 10, 2012 as a Certified Medical Assistant for the West Virginia University Hospitals Cheat Lake Physicians OB-GYN. Amber began applying for jobs in her...