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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

Tyler Dulaney – Student Highlight

Prior to enrolling at WVJC, Tyler attended dental hygiene and nursing programs at other institutions. It was after a year break from school that he discovered Information technology and the vast opportunities in the field. Tyler chose to attend WVJC Morgantown for several reasons. “WVJC was the best option because they offered in-demand certifications that … Read more

Kyra Toms – Student Highlight

Kyra Toms started her journey at West Virginia Junior College in April of 2021. Kyra chose the Dental Assisting diploma program, which allows her to learn the skills needed for today’s dental field in just 12 months. Kyra says she made this choice because of “the layout and time length of the program, and it … Read more

West Virginia Junior College Awarded Grant To Expand Nursing Education in West Virginia

West Virginia Junior College has been awarded a grant to expand nursing education in the state of West Virginia. The funds awarded through the Nursing Workforce Expansion Program will help address the current nursing shortage by educating and training qualified nurses in various regions of the state, including the areas of Beckley, Huntington, Martinsburg, and … Read more

Laura Barker – Student Highlight

Laura Barker states that she chose West Virginia Junior College because it had a fast-track degree program geared toward careers in the medical field. Laura began WVJC’s Medical Billing/Administration program in August of 2021. Laura says that at WVJC, “It is very easy to get help and ask questions.” Her favorite part of the medical … Read more

Kevin Jones – Staff Highlight

Kevin Jones is a Financial Aid Officer at WVJC Charleston. Since he started in May of 2021, he has grown to cherish his role in fostering the opportunities of our students. “I get to interact with people who take on challenges to better themselves for their families and careers. I am proud to be a … Read more

Renee Rollins – Staff Highlight

Renee Rollins is the Dental Program Director at WVJC Charleston.  Renee completed her diploma in dental assisting after graduating from Poca High School. Renee’s dental field experience includes general dentistry, oral surgery, and pediatric dentistry.  She is passionate about the dental field and has over 15 years of in-field experience. WVJC offers a hands-on approach … Read more

Spirit Week and Trunk or Treat 2021

WVJC uses a WE CARE approach to education and community engagement. We strive to make learning fun. We do this through WVJC Spirit Week, which features themed dress-up days and our first annual Trunk or Treat. While education is a serious matter, we also know how to dress up and have a good time! If … Read more