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Paige Walker – Student Highlight

April 9, 2020 | WVJC Staff

It takes years for some people to figure out what it is that they want to do with their lives. However, for one student, it came naturally. Paige Walker worked at Oceana Medical Center for 5 years, as a phlebotomist, but took time off to be with her two young daughters. Now that they are both in school, she decided...

Six Simple Steps To Create A Budget

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They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.  What they don’t tell you is that the “simple task” can often be perceived as the most difficult.  The “simple task” on the docket today…. a budget. Now, before you click the “x” in the upper right-hand corner of your screen, as you would an advertisement for car...

Rachel McAllister – Student Highlight

April 3, 2020 | WVJC Staff

West Virginia Junior College strives to create relationships with our students and community.  It is so important, that we consider it to be a core value within our school.  Rachel McAllister felt this very early on in her program with us.  Rachael came to WVJC after attempting post-secondary education at other institutions.  Like many of our students, she did not...

Mapleshire – Externship Highlight

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Mapleshire is a skilled nursing center located in Morgantown, WV. It serves patients in Monongalia County and its surrounding areas. West Virginia Junior College and Mapleshire have created a relatively new partnership that has continued to grow over the last two years.  Mapleshire accepts students from the Business Administration, Medical Office Administration, and Clinical Medical Assistant programs and is moving...

Jeffrey Byrd – Graduate Highlight

March 20, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Jeffrey Byrd is a recent graduate from the Network Administration/Security Associate Degree program at West Virginia Junior College Charleston. Jeffrey decided to explore his options at WVJC due to the short length of the program, friendliness of the staff and faculty, hands-on training, and convenience of the location. Jeffrey conducted a lot of research on the job market before selecting...

Olivia Williamson – Graduate Highlight

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Olivia Williamson is a West Virginia Junior College Pharmacy Technician graduate.   Her choice to become a student at WVJC was easy because of the class size and family atmosphere. When making her decision to enroll in school she knew “it would be a challenge” because she is a wife and mother of two small children.  However, she was determined...

Todd Hughes – Student Highlight

March 13, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Todd Hughes is currently studying Healthcare Administration at WVJC Online. He always knew that he wanted to get into the healthcare field and his interest became more prominent when he took an EMT course in 2014. He knew that when the time was right for him to further his education, the healthcare field was the direction he wanted to go....

Samantha Lucky – Student Highlight

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Samantha Lucky is a recent graduate from the West Virginia Junior College’s Practical Nursing program.  Becoming a nurse was always a dream of hers since she was little.  However, in order to make her dream come true, she had to find a school that was the right fit for her. She began her research knowing she wanted a smaller school...

Money Management 101

March 6, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Budgeting and saving money is a critical tool in your everyday life.  It is important to be aware of how much income you have after paying for necessities. Proper money management provides peace of mind and allows you to plan for expected and unexpected expenses. West Virginia Junior College Charleston would like to offer some tips on managing your finances....

Kali Moats – Student Highlight

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Life often presents twists and turns on our path to a career. With every decision, our path is bumped slightly in a new direction. Kali Moats’s, CMA student at WVJC Morgantown and Student Government Association member, path to WVJC fits this mold. Kali attended a college prior to attending WVJC.  She felt she was “just a number” in that environment...