5 Essential Soft Skills for Employment

It is no secret that employers require specific skills, certifications, and degrees when hiring for open positions. However, applicants and employees often forget that soft skills are just as important! Soft skills are a variety of skills that allow you to interact and work with others. They typically apply to all professions and are necessary … Read more

WVJC Is Here To Help You Understand Cybersecurity

You’ve probably heard about the rapidly-growing cybersecurity industry. Still, many people do not fully understand the impact of good online practices on everyday life. WVJC is here to help you better understand cybersecurity and why it matters! Continue reading to discover the importance of cybersecurity, how cybersecurity can affect your life, and stay informed about … Read more

Medical Assisting: Blood Pressure Demonstration

How to Perform A Manual Blood Pressure Ms. Leann Cummings, Traditional Medical Programs Director, and two clinical medical assisting students will demonstrate how to perform a manual blood pressure on a patient. The student greets the patient and asks them to provide their name and date of birth. The patient provides their name and date … Read more

Medical Assisting: Clinical Laboratory Procedures

In the Clinical Laboratory Procedures course, students are introduced to urinalysis, phlebotomy, hematology, chemistry, serology, and medical microbiology. They specifically focus on learning about specimen collection, handling, testing, and selected examinations. In this particular session of CLP, WVJC students practiced their phlebotomy skills. Each of the students took turns preparing their materials and retrieving a blood sample from a patient. This … Read more

Top 5 Essential Soft Skills

What are soft skills? Soft skills are such as communication, teamwork, leading, and learning. Soft skills are not necessarily related to your field or career but are a broader skill set that makes you more effective at communicating and getting the job done. This video analyzes the top 5 most essential soft skills employers seek. These skills are networking, professionalism, teamwork, … Read more

Information Technology: How To Build A Computer Demonstration

How To Build A Computer West Virginia Junior College’s Information Technology students worked together to bring you this demonstration video highlighting what they’ve learned during their time in the accelerated associate degree program. In part one, you will see the parts of the computer, Jordan will go over more about each part, and then Andrew … Read more

Real-World Skills Demonstrations
Part 3

WVJC Students Practice Basic Skills! WVJC presents part 3 of student demonstrations. Watch as medical office administration student Tamika walks us through different scheduling techniques used within the medical field. As part of the associate degree program, students take an effective communications course. Students at WVJC enjoy a hands-on environment daily to grow and enhance … Read more