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Introducing WVJC & CAMC Partnership and Mobile Nursing Lab Tour

West Virginia Junior College announces its recent collaboration with Charleston Area Medical Center in this unique double feature. The partnership hopes to aid in the nursing shortage and provide an opportunity for non-traditional students to pursue a career in nursing. Stick around for part two and check out a tour of WVJC’s Mobile Nursing Lab. … 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

Happy Nurses Week 2022!

West Virginia Junior College wants to express our sincere appreciation for the work, dedication, and commitment nurses devote to their patients and communities. As we celebrate National Nurses Week, we recognize the remarkable impact nurses have every day. Thank you, nurses, for all you do. Happy Nurses Week! Nurses are valued healthcare team members because … 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

McKenzie Brown – Staff Highlight

McKenzie Brown is the Administrative Assistant for our Nursing department at WVJC Bridgeport. She has worked in the customer service industry for over five years and is excited to broaden her experience in an educational workplace. Currently, McKenzie is attending Fairmont State University and is expected to graduate with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology … Read more

Vanessa Bowles – Staff Highlight

Vanessa Bowles is the Dental Program Director at WVJC Bridgeport. She has been a dental hygienist for 24 years and is a 1998 graduate of West Virginia University School of Dentistry’s Division of Dental Hygiene. Although born and raised in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, she has devoted her entire career to serving the dental needs of rural … Read more

Kaleb Schoonover – Student Highlight

Kaleb Schoonover is a current student enrolled in the Information Technology program at West Virginia Junior College. Kaleb recently graduated from Elkins High School in 2021. Currently, Kaleb works for Sears in Elkins, West Virginia. Kaleb decided to attend WVJC Bridgeport for a number of reasons. The biggest reason for his choice is that the … Read more

Audrey Sherwood – Graduate Highlight

Before attending WVJC Online, Audrey worked for the Garrett County Board of Education for sixteen years in several different age groups.  For seven of those years, she served as a Kindergarten Instructional Assistant in various elementary schools. For Audrey Sherwood, the typical college environment just wasn’t for her. After attending community college for a time … Read more

St. Joseph’s Hospital – Externship Highlight

West Virginia Junior College, Bridgeport partners with many hospitals and facilities around the region to provide diverse educational experiences for our registered nursing students.  This includes everything from a level one trauma facility to various rural clinics that serve our community. The Clinical Coordinator for WVJC Bridgeport Campus is excited to utilize St. Joseph’s Hospital … Read more

Shannon Davis – Staff Highlight

Meet Shannon Davis, one of our new Career Management Directors at WVJC- Morgantown! Shannon started her career after graduating from West Virginia University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. But like many, she realized the field of journalism wasn’t where her true passions lay. During her time at WVU, she helped to found … Read more