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Externship Highlight – I.T. Mindshare

Externship Location – I.T. Mindshare Creating a lasting relationship with our externship sites is essential to providing our students with quality hands-on experiences. At I.T. Mindshare, WVJC’s Information Technology (I.T.) and Cybersecurity students receive just that and more. I.T. Mindshare, located in Morgantown, WV, is one of the area’s most reputable cybersecurity companies. According to … 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

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

Regional Eye Associates – Externship Highlight

Creating a lasting relationship with our externship sites is essential to provide our students with a quality hands-on experience. At Regional Eye Associates, our Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) students, Medical Office Administration (MOA) students, and Medical Coding (MC) students receive just that and more. According to their website, Regional Eye Associates is dedicated to “enhancing … Read more

Cortney Raynor – Student Highlight

Before enrolling at WVJC Online, Cortney Raynor worked as a video operations manager as a wife and a mom to two young girls. Cortney had previously graduated from a four-year university with a degree in communication and media arts. She had a great time and great memories from her experiences at this university, but she … 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

Health Access Inc. – Externship Highlight

At West Virginia Junior College, creating a lasting relationship with our externship sites is essential to provide our students with a quality hands-on experience. At Health Access Inc., located in Clarksburg, WV, our Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) students receive that and more. According to their website, Health Access was founded in 1992 to provide medical … Read more

Back to School Bash

The Practical Nursing students from WVJC-Bridgeport held a “Back to School Bash” on campus on August 2, 2021. This free event was part of their community nursing curriculum and allowed students to complete the project from planning stages to implementation with the help of their instructor. An estimated five hundred people were in attendance to … Read more

How to Tell if a Career in Cybersecurity is Right for Me?

Have you ever considered a career in cybersecurity? If so, you may have some questions before moving forward. The demand for cybersecurity professionals is growing. In 2019, 70 percent of qualifying organizations regularly implemented protective network systems to prevent cyber threats from compromising daily operations. As this trend continues, the door to a rewarding career … Read more

Branson Crites – Graduate Highlight

Branson Crites originally enrolled at West Virginia Junior College in the Information Technology diploma program. He graduated in 2020 and decided to re-enroll in the Network Administration Security degree program. Branson made this choice because he wanted to get the most out of his education. He enjoyed his first 12 months and didn’t want his … Read more