Yearly Archives: 2012

WVU Parkersburg prepares to launch new Culinary Academy

Parkersburg, W.Va. 12/19/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg is accepting applications for its new culinary arts program, which will begin in January 2013. The applicant interview process will begin next week. WVU Parkersburg’s Culinary Academy will open in the

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Sen. Donna Boley to speak at WVU Parkersburg fall commencement

Parkersburg, W.Va. 12/12/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Fall 2012 Commencement will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14 in the College Activities Center. Commencement speaker will be state Senator Donna Boley. A WVU Parkersburg alumna, Boley was

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WVU Parkersburg advises local residents of possible door-to-door scams

Parkersburg, W.Va. 12/7/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg recently received multiple complaints from local city residents regarding students soliciting donations. College officials have looked into the incidents and determined that the solicitations are not WVU Parkersburg related. According to

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Dec. 5

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/30/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Dec. 5. The meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. in the theatre. Visit http://www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors/agendas/ to view the complete agenda.  

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Phi Theta Kappa honor society at WVU Parkersburg inducts new members

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/29/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society conducted its fall 2012 induction ceremony Sunday, Nov. 11. During the ceremony, WVU Parkersburg president Marie Foster Gnage, Ph.D., was

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Office for Global Initiatives at WVU Parkersburg hosts International Education Week

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/5/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Office for Global Initiatives will host International Education Week beginning Monday, Nov. 12. The series of three events are free and open to the public. The schedule includes: “Comparing Educational Systems

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News

Celebrate Veterans Day with a week-long series of events at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/1/12 – Celebrate Veterans Day with a week of honor, recognition and entertainment at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Beginning Monday, Nov. 5, the college will hold a series of events in support of military, veterans and their

Posted in General News, Social Justice, Student Services

George Crumb concert added to WVU Parkersburg Distinguished Performance Series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/30/12 – The Distinguished Performance Series of West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present the music of Pulitzer Prize-winning West Virginia composer George Crumb on Thursday, November 8, at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The concert

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WVU Parkersburg names new interim dean of academic affairs

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/26/12 – Dr. Waltrina Dufor began at WVU Parkersburg as the interim dean of academic affairs in August. She was formerly the program lead and assistant professor of higher education at Argosy University Atlanta. Dufor received her B.A.

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg wins inaugural Green Genome award

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/26/12 – As part of an expanding national effort to support “green” practices, programs and training at the nation’s more than 1,100 community colleges, West Virginia University at Parkersburg was one of five exemplary community colleges to be

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