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What We Do For Our Community

March 2023 Nursing Cohort Community Service Project As part of their graduation requirements, each nursing cohort at West Virginia Junior College is required to 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 … 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

Choose Your Guide Campus Tour with Micah

Watch this 3 part series of Choose Your Guide: Campus Tour Edition! Clinical Medical Assisting student Micah guides you through the halls of WVJC. Micah saves the best for last as you discover her secret weapon to staying positive through her programs at WVJC. Stay alert and listen to your guide. There may be trouble … Read more

Carissa Ramey – Staff Highlight

Meet one of our new Admissions Team Members Carissa Ramey received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Illinois State University. She also obtained her associate degree in general studies at a community college back home in Illinois. Before moving to Morgantown, Carissa worked as a child welfare case manager in Illinois for over three years. … Read more

Announcing WVJC and Raleigh General Hospital Partnership

WVJC is proud to announce another amazing partnership! Collaborating with Raleigh General Hospital, WVJC plans to bring an accessible nursing school option to the residents of Beckley and surrounding areas. Our accelerated Nursing program allows residents of Raleigh County who would usually face time or travel restraints an opportunity to pursue a career in the … Read more

Nursing Mock Disaster Drill

On Friday, June 17th, the WVJC Morgantown Nursing program students participated in a mock disaster drill. During this drill, students applied skills they’ve learned throughout their accelerated Nursing program to a high-stress situation. WVJC staff and faculty played a role in this drill by pretending to be victims of the disaster. The training also utilized … Read more

Christy Shanabarger – Student Highlight

Practical Nursing Student Highlight – Christy Shanabarger Christy Shanabarger is a student in the Practical Nursing program at West Virginia Junior College. Before attending WVJC, Christy worked in a variety of jobs at places like Walmart, Hardees, and a few hotels. It didn’t take long after working those positions to figure out that it wasn’t … Read more

Tracey Bernot – Staff Highlight

Meet Tracey Bernot, the Nursing Program Administrative Assistant! Our staff highlight of the month, 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 … Read more

Discover WVJC’s Pathway Program

WVJC offers Medical Assisting students a pathway to nursing school. Spending 12 months in the accelerated Clinical Medical Assistant program to help prepare students for the Nursing program. Learning medical skills in a hands-on environment is the key to their success. Micah and Joey, two current WVJC students, discuss their experiences with the medical assistant … Read more

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