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What We Do During Back-to-School Time

Discover What WVJC Does During Back-To-School Time! On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, West Virginia Junior College in Bridgeport, WV host the 2nd annual Back to School Bash from 2-6 pm. The bash was directed by the students in the Practical Nursing program with support from the campus. This event allowed the practical nursing students to … Read more

Alison Proffitt – Student Highlight

Meet Dental Assisting Student – Alison Proffitt Alison Proffitt, a recent high school graduate, was looking for a college that would be a great fit. WVJC Bridgeport was Alison’s first school of choice. She said after touring WVJC, she knew it was the college for her. Alison stated that she chose WVJC “due to the … Read more

Discover the proper technique to conduct a fundal height measurement

West Virginia Junior College’s Clinical Coordinator for Nursing, Amanda Poling, and nursing student McKenzie Brown demonstrates how to asses fundal height during pregnancy. Fundal height measures the size of the uterus used to assess fetal growth. In this video, Mckenzie will start by washing her hands and then protecting the patient’s privacy. Mckenzie then identifies … Read more

Lela Odom – Student Highlight

Lela Odom – Dental Assisting Student Highlight Lela Odom started her journey at West Virginia Junior College right after graduating high school. Lela became a WVJC Dental Assisting student in June 2022. She knew that she wanted to choose a college close to home. In addition, she didn’t want a traditional four-year college, and she … Read more

Jean Baker – Staff Highlight

WVJC Staff Highlight – Jean Baker, Financial Aid Officer As the new Financial Aid Officer at the West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport campus, Jean Baker is looking forward to helping people attain their higher education goals by supporting them through the financial aid process. In her employment at WVJC, she has found an organization that … Read more

Discover Our New 9 Month Programs

Be Career Ready in 9 Months! West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport has offered career-ready education programs since 2002. The newest option for those seeking a career in the ever-growing medical field is the 9-Month diploma option for our Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, and Medical Office Administration programs. The nine month accelerated programs at WVJC help … Read more

Katrina Pepin – Faculty Highlight

Meet nursing faculty member Katrina Pepin! Katrina is one of the full-time faculty members in the Nursing Department at WVJC Bridgeport. She began her nursing career in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital after graduating from Waynesburg University in 2017. Since then, she has worked closely within Children’s Hospital, transitioning to … Read more

Alyssa Downward – Student Highlight

Nursing Student Highlight Alyssa Downward started her career as a student at West Virginia Junior College in June of 2021. Alyssa chose the accelerated Nursing associate degree program, which allows her to learn the skills needed in the nursing field in just eighteen months. Alyssa says she made this choice because of the “fast-paced curriculum … Read more

Externship Highlight – Conde & Malone Family Dentistry

Externship Location – Conde & Malone D.D.S., INC Family Dentistry According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030, faster than average for most occupations. An estimated 44,000 openings for dental assistants are projected each year, on average, over the next ten years. … Read more

What Kind of Hands-On Skills Will You Learn at WVJC?

Today, watch Ezra Dolan, West Virginia Junior College’s Information Technology Specialist, and one of his information technology students, Evan Warner, perform the proper way to add an IP address on a Cisco Router. Learning how to correctly put an IP address on a Cisco Router is one of the first skills that information technology students … Read more