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Hannah Smith – Student Highlight

Hannah Smith graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in May of 2021 and is studying to become a Clinical Medical Assistant at WVJC Bridgeport. Hannah originally got interested in the medical field because of her aunt, a medical assistant for eight years. However, 2020 ultimately solidified her decision to go into the medical field as … Read more

Brandon Arnold – Student Highlight

Meet Brandon Arnold, a current student in the Information Technology Program at WVJC Morgantown. Picture a college kid sitting in their dorm room, they’re surrounded by musical instruments and filled with an inspiration to record and write music. That’s how WVJC student Brandon Arnold’s story began. But from his love of music, another talent arose. … 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

Lindsey Thomas – Student Highlight

Lindsey Thomas is a WVJC student in our online Clinical Medical Assistant program and is a CNA at a local hospital. After hearing WVJC’s commercial on the radio, she decided to go online and request more information. After a few phone conversations with an admissions advisor, Lindsey made her decision. “I remember thinking, wow, these … Read more

Thankful For Our WVJC Charleston Students

WVJC offers short-term, career-focused programs in Nursing, Clinical Medical Assistant, Dental Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Business Administration, and Network Administration/Security. At WVJC, our purpose is to empower change by creating opportunity. We believe in a WE CARE approach to helping students succeed in their education. This Thanksgiving, our staff and faculty would like to … Read more

Angela Sharp – Student Highlight

Angela Sharp earned her Associate Degree in Medical Assisting from WVJC Charleston in 2017.  Angela decided to attend WVJC after she graduated from high school. She chose WVJC because of the convenience of being close to home and the small college environment. The flexible schedule allowed her to work while earning her degree. Angela said, … Read more

Professionalism – Part 1

Professionalism is a key component to being successful in any work environment, but what exactly is it? In a nutshell, professionalism involves traits such as competence, reliability, honesty, integrity, respectfulness, compartmentalization, and positivity. Let’s break these traits down and evaluate what they mean in a professional capacity. What does it mean to be competent in … Read more

Nicole Jones – Student Highlight

Nicole Jones is enrolled in the Clinical Medical Assistant program at WVJC Charleston. She decided to come here when she learned about the 18-month Associate Degree program. She said, “It was so close to my home and Kellie really sold me on the school. I just love her. She’s so sweet!” Nicole chose her program … Read more

Jenny Verbonitz – Graduate Highlight

Jenny Verbonitz, who graduated from West Virginia Junior College in 2017, has always been interested in the business field. In fact, she started her business career managing the Sabraton Station.  It is her love of business that leads Jenny to expand her education. She first attended Pierpont in 2013, which she found to be a … Read more

Beth Ramsey – Student Highlight

Beth Ramsey is a student in West Virginia Junior College’s Dental Assisting program, where she is striving to earn her associate degree in Dental Assisting. She hopes to be able to call herself a Nationally Registered Dental Assistant. Beth began her dental assisting classes at WVJC in June of 2018, right after graduating from high … Read more