Monthly Archives: May 2012

WVU Parkersburg recognizes PROMISE Scholars

Parkersburg, W.Va. 5/31/12 – Forty PROMISE Scholarship recipients will begin their first year at West Virginia University at Parkersburg this fall. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the PROMISE scholarship program. The award covers tuition and fees up to

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WVU Parkersburg sponsors solar energy training event

Parkersburg, W.Va. 5/30/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg recently completed a solar energy “Train the Trainer” event to help develop adjunct instructors for its energy programs and increase knowledge and awareness of solar technology in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Midwest

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Second annual golf tournament will benefit WVU Parkersburg Riverhawks athletic clubs

Parkersburg, W.Va. 5/21/12 – The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation and the Riverhawk Athletic Club will hold the second annual Riverhawk Classic golf tournament on Saturday, June 16 at Woodridge Golf Club. Tee off is at 8:30 a.m. First-, second- and

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Two married couples complete degrees at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va., 5/18/12 – Providing accessible, life-changing educational opportunities in a supportive environment is a mission in which West Virginia University at Parkersburg prides itself. Two married couples discovered just how life-changing the experience would be as they embarked on

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WVU Parkersburg announces Spring 2012 President’s and Dean’s scholars

Parkersburg, W.Va., 5/18/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the spring 2012 semester. President’s List Students on the President’s List maintained a 4.0 grade point average while earning 12 or

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Spring graduates announced

Parkersburg, W.Va., 5/18/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, and associate and bachelor’s degrees to 2012 May graduates during Commencement exercises held May 12. Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade point

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Adjunct instructor receives national scholarship award

Parkersburg, W.Va., 5/14/12 – The National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) recently awarded West Virginia University at Parkersburg instructor Mary Ann Thorn its Adjunct Instructor Scholarship. The award was presented at NADE’s annual awards luncheon on Feb. 23, 2012 at

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WVU Parkersburg awards Chancellor Skidmore honorary degree at spring commencement

Parkersburg, W.Va., 5/7/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its 41st annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. The college awarded 370 degrees to 311 students with 140 participating in the ceremony. The event speaker was

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WVU Parkersburg spring commencement will be May 12

Parkersburg, W.Va. 5/7/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Spring 2012 Commencement will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 12 in the College Activities Center. Commencement speaker will be Michael Fulton, president of The Arnold Agency’s Washington D.C. office.

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet May 9

Parkersburg, W.Va. 5/4/12 – The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, May 9 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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