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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

Explore how WVJC serves our community

March 2023 Nursing Cohort Community Service Project As part of their graduation requirements, each nursing cohort at West Virginia Junior College must complete a minimum of two community service projects throughout their program with 100% participation from the class. These projects allow our nursing students to support community programs through outreach. “Nursing is a giving … 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

Breanna Parker – Graduate Highlight

Meet Medical Coding Graduate – Breanna Parker Before enrolling at WVJC Online, Breanna was a stay-at-home mom to her two daughters. Her daughters inspired her to return to school. Breanna attended a different college when she was younger but did not enjoy the experience. “I chose WVJC based on their impressive statistics, as well as … Read more

Choose your guide Campus Tour with Jonathan

WATCH THIS 3 PART SERIES OF CHOOSE YOUR GUIDE: CAMPUS TOUR EDITION! Part two of this three-series special of “Choose your guide, campus tour edition.” WVJC medical assisting student Jonathan takes you on a tour of the college’s Cross Lanes campus. BEWARE! You may find some trouble in the halls!! Will Jonathan’s character make it … 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

Renee Savage – Student Highlight

Renee Savage – Clinical Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight WVJC Online was Renee Savage’s first college experience. Before starting the Clinical Medical Assistant degree program, she worked as a CNA at a nursing home. She needed the flexibility that WVJC Online offers because she had other responsibilities in life, as many students do. Renee wants to … 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