Monthly Archives: April 2012

WVU Parkersburg named a 2012 Global Youth Service Day Campus

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/20/12 –West Virginia Campus Compact has named West Virginia University at Parkersburg a 2012 Global Youth Service Day campus. The distinction includes a $500 mini-grant, funded by Youth Service America and State Farm. Global Youth Service Day (GYSD)

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Phi Theta Kappa members honored at regional convention

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/19/12 – Last month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Phi Theta Kappa Sigma Omega chapter returned from the 33rd regional convention in Roanoke, Va. with several awards and honors. Sigma Omega has been a distinguished chapter for the

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WVU Parkersburg’s nursing program receives continuing accreditation

The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission has continued accreditation of the nursing program at West Virginia University at Parkersburg following a self-study assessment by the college’s Health Sciences division and an on-site visit in October. The next visit will

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April events at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/13/12 – Experience reptiles, music and a variety of local talent in a series of exciting events this month at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Snakes Alive! Wednesday, April 18, 11:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. College activities center

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Celebrate Earth Week at WVU Parkersburg April 17 – 18

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/12/12 – Discover ways to help the environment and support sustainability efforts at West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Earth Week 2012 event. The two-day program with the theme “Respect Your Mother” takes place April 17 and 18 and

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GEMS students to learn about technical fields and nursing during WVU Parkersburg visit

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/11/12 – GEMS (Girls Enriched by Mentoring and Shadowing) students from area middle schools will visit West Virginia University at Parkersburg on Friday to experience demonstrations from faculty members in the college’s 3-D modeling, criminal justice and nursing

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WVU Parkersburg, RESA 5 sign agreement to provide college credit for three state programs

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/9/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg and Regional Education Service Agencies (RESA 5) signed an articulation agreement today in an effort to provide opportunities to potential college students. The college will offer academic credit to students who

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet April 10

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/5/12 – The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Tuesday, April 10 at the college. The meeting begins at 5:45 p.m. in the college theatre, room 1305, and is open to the public. Visit http://www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors/agendas/ to

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Local chapter of International Honor Society in Education holds Literacy Alive! event

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/2/12 – The Sigma Omega Chapter of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education hosted “Expanding Horizons” on March 31 at the Boys and Girls Club. The project was part of the

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