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West Virginia Junior College Charleston

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

WVJC Charleston Graduation 2021

WVJC staff and faculty love seeing students succeed! Despite the challenges that COVID has presented, WVJC wanted to honor the hard work of the 2021 graduating class. Graduates and their family and friends celebrated with a parking lot graduation ceremony. The staff and faculty are so excited to see all that these graduates accomplish within our community. To learn more about our career … 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

Advice from Nursing Students

WVJC Associate Degree in Nursing students explain why they decided to pursue a career in nursing and offer advice on how to prepare for nursing school. If you are interested in a healthcare career, visit our website today at wvjc.edu to learn more!  

Conversations with Students

WVJC Charleston students discuss college, life, and their future in this multiple-part vlog. Follow along as WVJC students have real conversations about being a college student in today’s world. Watch as students talk about what brought them to West Virginia Junior College. To find out how you can become part of the WVJC family, request … Read more

Dayna Ferrari – Student Highlight

Clinical Medical Assistant student Dayna Ferrari started attending WVJC in August 2020 after graduating from Capital High School.  Dayna said, “My decision to attend WVJC was an easy one.” Dayna has always had an interest in the medical field. She said, “WVJC Clinical Medical Assistant program is fast-track, has smaller classes, and offers a flexible … Read more

MA Strep Test Demonstration

Today, watch Caitlin Syrews – West Virginia Junior College’s Clinical Medical Assistant Program Director, and McKenzie Wright – a current Clinical Medical Assistant student, demonstrate how to perform a rapid strep test. A rapid strep test is known to be CLIA-waived. The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulate laboratory testing and require clinical laboratories to be … Read more

How to Triage a Patient

Check out our VLOG on why WVJC students decided to further their education. Our students learn hands-on skills to become ready for their careers in healthcare, business, and information technology! In this video medical assisting students demonstrate how to properly triage a patient.  To learn more about WVJC fast-track programs, visit wvjc.edu today!

Chantel Garrett – Student Highlight

Medical Assisting student, Chantel Garrett, decided to contact WVJC to learn more about our fast-track healthcare programs. Chantel attended a local community college before attending WVJC, but it was not the right fit. When she entered the doors at WVJC, she knew she selected the right college to further her education! She said, “I decided … Read more

Jennifer Bird – Staff Highlight

When you walk through the doors at West Virginia Junior College in Cross Lanes, you can always expect a welcoming greeting from the administrative assistant, Jennifer Bird. In 1998, Jennifer graduated from WVJC and earned a diploma in Clerical Word Processing. Jennifer loved her caring instructors and hands-on educational experience. Shortly after graduation, she was … Read more