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Brandon Hardman – Student Highlight

September 20, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Brandon Hardman started attending West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport in the IT (Information Technology) program in June of 2018. Before attending WVJC, he worked at the Dollar General store in Mount Clare, WV. A few of his favorite things include helping his family, playing video games, spending time at the beach, and he definitely has a sweet tooth. He loves Snickers,...

Clinical Medical Assistant Program Highlight

September 14, 2018 | WVJC Staff

The Clinical Medical Assistant program at West Virginia Junior College is an 18-month associate degree program. In those 18 months, students learn how to take patient vital signs, draw blood, give injections, perform and read EKGs, assist with medical examinations and more! As a part of the Clinical Medical Assistant program, each student completes an externship. During these externships, students...

WVJC Scholarships

September 11, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Are you interested in gaining a quality education in just a few months without having to worry about breaking the bank? At WVJC, we offer 10 different scholarships for our students to help give them the peace of mind they need to focus on getting their degree! Keep on reading to learn about all of our scholarships and discover which...

Ryan Bell – Information Technology Graduate

September 7, 2018 | WVJC Staff

On July 20, 2018 WVJC Morgantown and Charleston hosted their second annual career fair. It was open to students, graduates, and the general public. There were more than 30 employers attending each of the campuses! Some of the employers that attended include: WVU Medicine, Mon Health Medical Center, WVNet, Frontier, and Aflac. We had the opportunity to sit down with...

Dawn Riley – Network Administration/Security Student

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On July 20, 2018 WVJC Morgantown and Charleston hosted their second annual career fair. It was open to students, graduates, and the general public. There were more than 30 employers attending each of the campuses! Some of the employers that attended include: WVU Medicine, Mon Health Medical Center, WVNet, Frontier, and Aflac. We had the opportunity to sit down with...

Samantha Atkinson – Clinical Medical Assistant Graduate

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On July 20, 2018 WVJC Morgantown and Charleston hosted their second annual career fair. It was open to students, graduates, and the general public. There were more than 30 employers attending each of the campuses! Some of the employers that attended include: WVU Medicine, Mon Health Medical Center, WVNet, Frontier, and Aflac. We had the opportunity to sit down with...

Christian Stevens – Legal Office Assisting Graduate

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On July 20, 2018 WVJC Morgantown and Charleston hosted their second annual career fair. It was open to students, graduates, and the general public. There were more than 30 employers attending each of the campuses! Some of the employers that attended include: WVU Medicine, Mon Health Medical Center, WVNet, Frontier, and Aflac. We had the opportunity to sit down with...

Advice for Prospective Students from Graduate Haley Travis

August 22, 2018 | WVJC Staff

What is your name, what program did you complete, and where are you now with your Career? My name is Haley Travis. I completed the Clinical Medical Assistant program and I am currently a Certified Medical Assistant at Dr. LeeAnn Skaff- Endocrinology & Diabetes in Charleston, WV.   Why did you choose WVJC? I chose WVJC because the teachers and...

Legal Office Assisting Graduate – Kristin Hatfield

August 15, 2018 | WVJC Staff

When Kristin Hatfield graduated from Bridgeport High School in 2015, she knew she wanted to go to college. She enrolled at Fairmont State University to study Exercise Physiology. At that time, her goal was to become a physical therapist. Kristin found it difficult to balance being a full time student and working full time. She was also planning a wedding. She left school and...

Scholarships or Grants…Which is better?

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Both are great! Scholarships and grants are FREE money that you don’t have to pay back. The difference is who gives you the money. A grant is a type of financial aid normally given by the government. One example is the Pell Grant. Pell Grants are normally given to undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor’s degree. Start...