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Information Technology Graduate Highlight – Justin Daggs

June 27, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Before Justin Daggs started his education at WVJC, he had worked several jobs and had many obstacles to overcome. He said, “I always thought college was kind of out of the question for me. I had multiple reasons for why I could not go. I wasn’t smart enough, poor ACT scores, not responsible enough, the list goes on and on.”...

Student Highlight – Bobby Viands

June 16, 2017 | WVJC Staff

The formula is simple.  When you combine passion and intelligence with drive and work ethic, the result is success.  Since Bobby Viands enrolled in West Virginia Junior College’s Network Administration/Security Program in January of 2017 that’s what he has experienced . . . Success! Bobby’s story isn’t unusual.  There’s been challenges and setbacks.  After completing his senior year of high...

Student Highlight – Jordan Karickhoff

June 5, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Jordan Karickhoff is set to graduate at the end of this month with her Associates Degree in Medical Office Administration.  Her excitement to graduate and begin her career is visible every day at the West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus.  Jordan attended West Virginia University immediately following graduating from high school and stayed for one semester. She enjoyed her classes...

Student Highlight – Sydney Shaver

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Sydney Shaver always has had a sincere interest in the medical field. Initially pursuing pre-med at Alderson Broaddus, Sydney began experiencing some health complications related to a car accident years prior. After taking some time to get better and get back on track, Sydney resurfaced – more determined than ever to obtain her college degree and pursue a career in...

Graduate Highlight – Candice Barr

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Candice Barr is a hardworking mother, wife, and student. She went to Fairmont State University after she graduated from high school, but stated that she “didn’t realize the importance of [her] education then”.  While attending WVJC Online, she has been working part-time jobs to care for her daughter who has special needs and also taking care of the rest of...

Online Legal Office Assisting Program

May 31, 2017 | WVJC Staff

If you have been following our online series, you are already aware that WVJC is currently highlighting each of our online degree programs to provide an understanding of each program in greater detail. If you have not read the first in this series, please click Here to read it. Now it is time to discuss the Legal Office Assisting Program...

Graduate Highlight – Akwasi Opoku-Achampong

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Akwasi Opoku-Achampong graduated in 2017 from WVJC’s Medical Assisting Program. Akwasi is a dedicated father and student. Before going back to school, Akwasi was a Behavioral Health Clinical Auditor who specialized in Medicaid overpayments. After contemplating the future of his education, Akwasi choose to come to WVJC after he heard one of the college’s commercials on the radio. He recalls...

Pam Wilson – Faculty Highlight

May 26, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Pam Wilson is the West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Medical Director. She received her Practical Nursing education from United Technical Center and then received her BSN from Mountain State University in 2010.  Upon completing her education, Pam began her career as a nurse. She has experience in many medical forums such as Med-Surg, pediatrics, family medicine, OR, and hospice. However,...

Employee Highlight – Kellie Moore

May 23, 2017 | WVJC Staff

If you have ever requested information about one of our programs, chances are, you have spoken with Kellie Moore. As our Senior Admissions Representative and Training Manager, Kellie is your first contact with the school. When a request for information is made, Kellie is the one who calls, texts, or emails you. She is also responsible for scheduling interviews with...

Student Highlight- Breanna Shingleton

April 28, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Breanna Shingleton is a past graduate who can’t seem to get enough of the West Virginia Junior College family and continuing her education. Breanna graduated from WVJC in 2013 from the Pharmacy Technician program. Her favorite thing about WVJC was that “everyone was friendly and knew her by name”. It’s a small campus which allows for more one on one...