Monthly Archives: March 2012

WVU Parkersburg brings Harlem Rockets comedy basketball team to town

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/26/12 – The Harlem Rockets comedy basketball team shoots back into town for another exciting showdown with some local community leaders. West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Criminal Justice Organization is sponsoring the event, which takes place Saturday, March

Posted in General News, Social Sciences and Languages

WVU Parkersburg, WV Corrections Academy partner to offer college credit to officers

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/23/12 – Individuals who have completed basic correctional officer training can now be eligible to receive college credit thanks to an agreement signed today by the West Virginia Corrections Academy and West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The agreement

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Social Sciences and Languages

Film producer to speak at WVU Parkersburg’s screening of his award-winning documentary

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/19/12 – On Tuesday evening, March 20 at 7 p.m., West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Curtis Chin, producer and director of the film “Vincent Who?” for the film’s premiere screening in West Virginia. The event will

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News

WVU Parkersburg, AEP partner for degree program

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/15/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg announced today that it is partnering with American Electric Power (AEP) and the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship training to develop an Associate of Applied Science degree in occupational

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Non-Traditional Programs

Author Andrea Fekete speaks as part of WVU Parkersburg’s Humanities Speaker Series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/9/12 – Learn about the act of discovery and the process of writing creatively as Andrea Fekete, author of “Waters Run Wild” presents “Writing From Place.” This special presentation takes place Wednesday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to

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Broadway star Franc D’Ambrosio takes the stage at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/9/12 – Don’t miss Broadway star Franc D’Ambrosio as he performs live at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Friday, March 23 at 8 p.m. in the College Activities Center. D’Ambrosio is best known for his impressive portrayal of

Posted in Academic Affairs, Distinguished Performance Series, Education and Humanities, General News

WVU Parkersburg, WorkForce West Virginia host career expo

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/9/12 – In today’s global economy, each of us needs to be aware of and interact with multiple cultures. Meet individuals who are knowledgeable about and have experienced different cultures. West Virginia University at Parkersburg and WorkForce West

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News

WVU Parkersburg, Roane County Schools receive funding to improve access to education in rural areas

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/6/12 – Last week, West Virginia University at Parkersburg and Roane County School District officials accepted a USDA Rural Utilities Services (RUS) grant award in the amount of $298,330. Roane and Ritchie counties and WVU Parkersburg will use

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News