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Alison Proffitt – Student Highlight

Meet Dental Assisting Student – Alison Proffitt Alison Proffitt, a recent high school graduate, was looking for a college that would be a great fit. WVJC Bridgeport was Alison’s first school of choice. She said after touring WVJC, she knew it was the college for her. Alison stated that she chose WVJC “due to the … 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

Discover Our New 9 Month Programs

Be Career Ready in 9 Months! West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport has offered career-ready education programs since 2002. The newest option for those seeking a career in the ever-growing medical field is the 9-Month diploma option for our Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, and Medical Office Administration programs. The nine month accelerated programs at WVJC help … 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

Alyssa Downward – Student Highlight

Nursing Student Highlight Alyssa Downward started her career as a student at West Virginia Junior College in June of 2021. Alyssa chose the accelerated Nursing associate degree program, which allows her to learn the skills needed in the nursing field in just eighteen months. Alyssa says she made this choice because of the “fast-paced curriculum … Read more

New Hybrid Nursing Program Offered in Martinsburg and Parkersburg Areas

West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport is excited to announce our new hybrid Nursing program. This will provide nursing training that now spans Route 50 width of the state, from Parkersburg to Martinsburg, WV. WVJC began offering an ADN program in June 2020. The inaugural class of 30 students completed their program in December 2021. The … 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

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

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