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Recent internship placements include:

  • Fysio Aktiv, Oslo, Norway
  • Baltimore Orioles, MLB
  • Pittsburgh Pirates, MLB
  • Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer Club

Graduate School Placements

  • Creighton University
  • Eastern Carolina University
  • James Madison University
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Marshall University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
  • WV School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Indianapolis
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Manchester, UK
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • University of Virginia
  • Villanova University
  • Western Michigan University
  • West Virginia University


  • Charleston Area Medical Center Sports Medicine Department
  • Health South-Parkersburg, WV & Baltimore, MD
  • Indianapolis Blast Professional Soccer Club
  • Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital
  • Methodist Sports Medicine, Indianapolis
  • Metro Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
  • Teays Valley Sports Medicine
  • Washington Mystics, WNBA
  • Washington Redskins Football Club, NFL
  • Washington Wizards, NBA


  • Clinical Athletic Trainer
  • College/University Athletic Trainer
  • High School Teacher/Athletic Training Coordinator
  • Massage Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician (MD, DO, DC)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Surgical Technician

Kim Bjorgo-Thorne

Assistant Professor

Environmental Science, Ecology, GIS, Vertebrate Zoology


Quick Facts

Quick Facts Location: Buckhannon, West Virginia Calendar: Two 14-week terms one month optional May Term optional summer term Affiliation: The United Methodist Church Degrees Offered:…


For more details on the process and how to select an internship, please visit Jill Okes-Kincade, Experiential Learning Coordinator, in the Student Success Center (Administration…

Summer Gifted Program

Since the first program in 1983, the Wesleyan Summer Gifted Program has been committed to fostering the development of gifted adolescents in the quantitative, verbal…

Study Abroad

West Virginia Wesleyan has long recognized the value of offering students study abroad opportunities. Ready to Study the World? Through the variety of study abroad…

Doug Van Gundy

Associate Professor

creative writing, Appalachian lit


Student Success Center

The Student Success Center provides services designed to assist in the academic development of students at West Virginia Wesleyan College. The staff encourages students to reach their…

May and Summer Term

Thinking of extending your studies into our May and summer terms?  Wesleyan offers a variety of courses that are available throughout May and June.  Below…

Request More Information

To receive more information about what West Virginia Wesleyan has to offer please fill out the form below. We invite you to visit Wesleyan’s campus…


Meet Dr. Joel Thierstein, the 19th President of West Virginia Wesleyan College


West Virginia Wesleyan College challenges its students to a life-long commitment to develop their intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and leadership potential and to set and uphold standards of excellence.


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Thomas Schoffler '97

Meet Thomas Schoffler. Associate Professor of Theatre Arts. Professional actor, director and coach.


Alison Whitehair Title III/Student Success Coordinator (304) 473-8604 _______________________________________________________________________________ Shauna Jones First-Year Academic Advisor (304) 473-8605 _______________________________________________________________________________ Jill Okes-Kincade Experiential Learning Coordinator…

Student Success Resources

Students at West Virginia Wesleyan College have access to resources developed just for our students, as well as resources developed for all college students.