Monthly Archives: August 2012

WVU Parkersburg announces student teachers for fall 2012

Parkersburg, W.Va. 8/28/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg education majors who are student teaching in Jackson, Wirt and Wood counties this fall. Jackson County: Tim Young, Melinda Humphreys, Tabitha Donohew, Susan Curry and Kayla Poling. Wirt County: Lindsey Holliday,

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News

WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Aug. 22

Parkersburg, W.Va. 8/16/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 5:45 p.m. The meeting will take place in the college theatre, room 1305 and is open to the public. Visit www.wvup.edu/board_of_governors to

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Dominion Foundation grants WVU Parkersburg $50,000 to support welding simulation program

Parkersburg, W.Va. Parkersburg, W.Va. 8/16/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg and West Virginia Northern Community College have each received $50,000 from the Dominion Foundation to provide more training associated with the development of Marcellus Shale resources. Gov. Earl Ray

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California college adopts WVU Parkersburg’s model for infusing math into technical courses

Parkersburg, W.Va. 8/2/12 – Sierra College of Rocklin, Calif., has adopted West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s IGNITE model (infusing general education into technical education). The Sierra team chose to infuse basic math skills into its welding curriculum based on WVU

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