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Tracey Bernot – Staff Highlight

Meet Tracey Bernot, the Nursing Program Administrative Assistant! Tracey Bernot received her Specialized Associates Degree as an Executive Assistant from the Laurel Business Institute. Before working at WVJC Morgantown, Tracy was an administrative secretary at Uniontown Hospital. She also held a Safety, Health, and Environmental Support Specialist position with BAE Systems. Tracey chose to work … Read more

Online Nursing Hands-On Lab Training

Our WVJC Online Nursing students, currently enrolled in NUR 101- Fundamentals of Nursing I, participated in their first hands-on lab training. Working with their lab instructors, they practiced skills including handwashing, isolation technique, and initial assessments. To learn more about WVJC’s Online Nursing program, contact us at 877- 25ONLINE or request information here!

Nursing Preceptorships

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport excels in preparing its students for careers after graduation. The practical nursing students and the registered nursing students are given the opportunity to pick an area of interest to complete their required hours of preceptorship. The college prides itself on giving the students the required experiences to mold a strong, educated … Read more

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

The nursing department held its bi-annual Nursing Pinning Ceremony for the 11/21 Nursing Cohort on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Wesley United Methodist Church. Family and friends joined WVJC Nursing graduates during this special event in honor of receiving their pins. If you have dreamed of becoming a nurse and are ready to start your … Read more

Christin Weiss – Staff Highlight

Meet Christin Weiss, West Virginia Junior College, and WVJC Online’s new Clinical and Lab Coordinator in the nursing program. Christin has always had a passion for helping others, and this was apparent at even age 16 when Christin was an EMT Basic. After completing high school, Christin went on to Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA, … 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

WVJC Students Participate in Mass Casualty Simulation

During their Community Health Course, nursing students in the WVJC Morgantown ADN program participate in a Mass Casualty Incident Simulation at WV STEPS. Students teamed up to quickly assess and triage the patients in this simulation training. Triaging prioritizes patients in the order patients need to be handled to increase efficiency. As a nurse, prioritization … Read more

Morgantown Nursing Program Highlight

We had the pleasure of speaking with the Dean of Nursing, Dr. Lisa Onega, and the nursing department at West Virginia Junior College Morgantown to gain insight into what our nursing students can expect from the Nursing program. West Virginia Junior College Morgantown takes great pride in preparing our nursing students to provide quality care … Read more

Amanda Poling – Nursing Staff Highlight

Amanda Poling has been employed by WVJC since December 2020 as the Clinical Coordinator for the nursing programs. She is responsible for the clinical side of both nursing programs at the Bridgeport campus. As the clinical coordinator, Amanda is responsible for developing affiliation agreements with various area hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities. She ensures … Read more

What’s New At WVJC Bridgeport??

The WVJC Nursing Department is excited to announce that we have received a state-of-the-art mannequin for our nursing skills lab. Nursing students will be learning skills and thinking critically in our new state-of-the-art simulation lab! By using a high-fidelity mannequin that talks, has heart and lung sounds, and has the capacity to do a 12-lead … Read more