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How WVJC Offers A Different
Educational Experience

At West Virginia Junior College, we know that every student is unique and deserves an educational experience that meets their individual needs. That’s why we have created a learning environment that works for students, regardless of their unique situation. WVJC offers a different educational approach, allowing students to balance their families and work schedules with … Read more

Watch Part 2 of the Live from the Dental Assisting Lab!

WVJC hosted a Facebook LIVE event from the dental assisting lab. If you missed it, check it out below! Renee Rollins and the dental assisting students walk you through procedures within the dental assisting lab at West Virginia Junior College. See students perform x-rays, and fillings, set up a matrix band, and much more! WVJC … Read more

Did You Miss Our Live From The Dental Assisting Lab?

Watch it LIVE on Facebook or YouTube and experience the dental assisting lab class with Dental Assisting Director Renee. She guides students through different dental office procedures. See as Renee helps her students, Tamara and Ashton, in assisting with fillings and highlighting proper techniques for a Dental Assistant. After that, watch Renee, Kei-Anna, and Nasyia … Read more

Jamie Stine – Faculty Highlight

Meet our new Dental Assisting Program Director, Jamie Stine! Jamie Stine graduated from Dental Assisting in 2002 from Ohio Valley College of Technology. After graduation, she immediately began working in a dentist’s office to get experience as a Dental Assistant. In 2015, she returned to school to become an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary. She worked … 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

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

Online Dental Assisting – Program Highlight

Discover WVJC Online’s Dental Assisting Program! Are you interested in becoming a dynamic dental and oral care team member? WVJC Online is proud to offer an online Dental Assisting program highlighting many essential oral care aspects. “I am excited to share this new program and expand opportunities for people throughout West Virginia and surrounding states,” … 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

Tamara White – Student Highlight

Dental Assisting Student Highlight – Tamara White Introducing our WVJC student highlight of the month, dental assisting student Tamara White. Discover why she chose the WVJC dental program and watch as she shares her experiences. Tamara talks about the hands-on learning that WVJC has provided to help her reach her dreams of working in the … 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