Monthly Archives: March 2013

WVU Parkersburg wins top honors engaged campus, educators

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/28/13 – West Virginia Campus Compact honored West Virginia University at Parkersburg with multiple awards at its annual statewide conference. West Virginia Campus Compact is a coalition of 28 college and universities that encourages and supports community engagement

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Student Services

WVU Parkersburg presents program on challenges facing Arab/Muslim youth

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/25/13 – West Virginia University Parkersburg’s Office for Global Initiatives will host “Challenges Facing Today’s Youth Subculture in Arab/Muslim Socieities” with Dr. Aleya Said. The event takes place Tuesday, April 9 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News

WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors awards employees outstanding service awards

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/13/13 – The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors now recognizes college employees for outstanding service. Since October, Board chair Jamie Six has presented awards to three employees. Financial aid director Heather Skidmore was recognized at

Posted in General News

WVU Parkersburg earns place on national honor roll for community service

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/8/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg was recently named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning,

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News

Debra Conner presents historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

In celebration of Women’s History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Debra Conner as she presents a historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919). The event takes place at the following locations: Main campus, Monday, March 18

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News, Social Justice, Social Sciences and Languages

Jackson County Center helps local Army reservists prepare for deployment

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/6/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Jackson County Center (JCC) recently provided use of its computer lab to Army reservists preparing for deployment. The 21 personnel will deploy in April to Kandahar, Afghanistan. The reservists only have

Posted in General News

WVU Parkersburg students earn top honors at national forensic tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/6/13 – WVU Parkersburg’s Union for Speech and Debate took home top honors from the Collegiate Forensic Association (CFA) at the Beach tournament in Ocean City, Md. on March 1. Tyler Ohrn, Matt Roberts, Scott Richardson, Jason Ross,

Posted in General News, Social Sciences and Languages