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Employee Highlight- Robert Lynch

March 9, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Success.  How do you define it?  When do you reach a point in your life where you can say you are “Successful”? Is it something that you own that makes you successful, like that new 2017 Jeep Wrangler?  Or maybe it’s being able to pay all of your bills without worry; perhaps it’s going to a job that you love,...

WVJC-Online Campus

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Online degrees are one of the best advantages to a technological society.  These degrees can offer you the advantage of flexibility and the ability to keep working while earning your degree.  But not all online degrees are the same, and not everyone is a good fit for an online program. I know what you’re thinking… How could you say that?...

Employee Highlight-Leonard Browning

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After working in the coal mines for 13 years, Mr. Leonard “Leo” Browning decided it was time to further his education.  Having been interested in IT work since High School, he had pursued and received several different IT Certifications on his own. Working with computers came naturally to him, so when considering careers, the Information Technology field was an easy...

Student Highlight-Christina Ward

March 2, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Some people go to college right after high school, and some take a different path.  Christina Ward is an Army wife and loving mother of two.  As an army wife, and mother of two she quickly adjusted to being a devoted and supportive wife and mother while learning to navigate the ups and downs of military life. Moving became a...

Online TEAS Prep Course

February 23, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Ok, you have made the decision… You have thought about it a long time, have had more conversations about it then you care to recall, and have made your choice. You have decided to become a Registered Nurse! Whoo deep breathe… now what? How do you start the process? Who do you need to talk with? What do you need...

Medical Assisting Student Highlight-Leah Tennant

February 22, 2017 | WVJC Staff

High School seniors listen up! This is your big year, the time when you are on the top of the pyramid looking back at what you have accomplished over the past 12 years. It is a great feeling that is well deserved! Looming ahead is the next step of your life, the one that requires you to make your own...

Employee Highlight-Lindsay Mancuso

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Six weeks come and go quickly, according to Pharmacy Technician Coordinator Lindsay Mancuso. Even though the six weeks fly by as an educator, the knowledge that is gained and positive work environment drives the students and Lindsay to continued success. Lindsay graduated from Grafton High School in 2008. After high school Lindsay did not hesitate—knowing the direction she wanted to...

Online Clinical Medical Assistant Highlight-Racheal Huggins

February 7, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Choosing to continue your education after high school is a big decision that impacts not only your life but those closest to you. WVJC-Online Medical Assisting student Racheal Huggins made that very choice when she decided to attend WVJC-online for her Associate degree. Racheal is what is generally called, a non-traditional student; meaning that she waited a few years after...

LPN Graduate Highlight – Vannessa Crim

February 6, 2017 | WVJC Staff

As we kick off a new year here at WVJC-Bridgeport we sat down with one of our December 2016 Licensed Practical Nurse graduates, Vannessa Crim. Vannessa toured many colleges after her high school, hoping to find one that fit her college expectations. Vannessa was looking for a small community college that would know her by her name where she was...

IT Student Highlight – Brandon Cage

February 3, 2017 | WVJC Staff

The day started out like any other typical work day. Little did Brandon know, the appointment he had scheduled for later that afternoon would change his life forever. That appointment was for a personalized Campus Tour of West Virginia Junior College! Information Technology student, Brandon Cage, was working at TGI Fridays when he decided he wanted more for his life....