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Nathaniel Tichinel – Incoming Student Highlight

June 28, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Nathaniel Tichinel first heard about our WVJC campus in Bridgeport when his older sister was looking into colleges several years ago.  He was only a freshman in high school at that time, but he and his parents knew this would be a great opportunity for him and kept in touch with High School Admissions Representative, Kristin Kirk, for his 4...

WVJC Morgantown is proud to announce the new Career Closet!

June 24, 2019 | WVJC Staff

WVJC takes the success of its graduates very seriously.  From our Career Management assistance to our Career Preparation class, we truly want our graduates to have the guidance they need as they leave college and transition into the workforce.  With this in mind, we have established the Career Closet! The purpose of this closet is to give students access to...

Ronnie Bland – Student Highlight

June 21, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Ronnie Bland is enrolled in the NAS program at the WVJC Charleston campus. He graduated from Nitro High school and decided that WVJC was the best fit for him! Ronnie did not want to go to a 4-year college as he was looking for something smaller and wanted to get a degree quickly so he could start working in his...

How to Prepare for an Interview

June 13, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Interviews are one of the most nerve-wracking situations an adult can go through. However, if you do your research, you will be prepared to take on any question and also come up with a few of your own to ask. When first researching a company, you want to visit their main website, as well as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Glassdoor. If...

Health Access – Externship Highlight

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Health Access in the heart of Clarksburg, WV has been an externship site used by West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport for more than 10 years. Josh Brown, Office Manager, and Trella Reed, MA, are always willing to help our students complete their 165 or 90 hours for their externship. Reed, a graduate of  WVJC herself, takes pride in teaching and...

Charleston – 2019 Graduation

May 31, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Imagine, 18 months from now you are sitting with your classmates who are now your closest friends. You are wearing a cap and gown. You see instructors smiling at you. You see your family and friends beaming with pride. You hear clapping and the music starts. You stand, looking around at smiling faces. You realize you made it and you...

Sheena Pack – Financial Aid Representative

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Sheena Pack is the Financial Aid Representative at WVJC Charleston. She graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.  She took this position because she had an interest in working in higher education and felt that she would be able to successfully help the students through the financial aid process. When she is not at work she...

Monongalia County Health Department – Externship Highlight

May 22, 2019 | WVJC Staff

West Virginia Junior College and Monongalia County Health Department have had a working relationship for the last several years. The Monongalia County Health Department accepts WVJC students for externships from our Business Administration, Medical Office Administration, and Clinical Medical Assistant programs. Throughout the years, several students have not only completed their externships with Monongalia County Health Department, but have also...

Kristina Conaway – Student Highlight

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Kristina Conaway is new to the West Virginia Junior College family.  She began her journey here in April 2019 and is very passionate about her dental assisting program.  Kristina attended a university prior to making the choice to enroll at WVJC, but the experience wasn’t what she was looking for and she began to feel that she was taking too...

Dalerae Stocker – Student Highlight

May 10, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Have you ever felt lost?  Have you ever felt like you needed a change in career paths, but just don’t know where to start?  This is how Dalerae felt before she decided to contact WVJC Online.  When her admissions advisor first called her, Dalerae recalls, “She actually listened to me and knew how to make my hope a reality!”  From...