Monthly Archives: May 2013

NCATE awards continuing accreditation to WVU Parkersburg education program

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education has awarded continuing accreditation to West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s education program. In a letter to President Dr. Marie Foster Gnage, NCATE President James G. Cibulka stated, “This accreditation decision indicates that

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News

West Virginia University holds poverty simulation event for employees

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold an event tomorrow called “Life On The Edge: A Poverty Simulation.” The program, presented by WVU Extension specialist Richard Fleisher, will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the College Activities Center.

Posted in General News, Workforce & Community Education

College Chorale performs May 21

The College Chorale of West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present its Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1001 Juliana Street, Parkersburg. The concert is free and open to the public.

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities

Kid’s College begins June 17 at WVU Parkersburg

College isn’t just for adults anymore. This summer, children ages 8 – 12 can attend West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s inaugural Kid’s College program. Children can attend one or both weeks of classes from June 17 – 20 and June

Posted in General News, Workforce & Community Education

Center for Early Learning opens

State and local officials gathered today at West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s main campus for the grand opening of the college’s new Center for Early Learning. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place at 10 a.m. to celebrate the new facility.

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News, Student Services

Spring commencement takes place May 18

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s spring 2013 Commencement will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18 in the College Activities Center. Commencement speaker will be Gregory K. Smith, retired president and CEO of Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Student Services

New summer hours implemented to reduce utility costs

Beginning Monday, May 20, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will extend its daily public hours to 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Many offices such as the Student Welcome Center, financial aid, records and the non-traditional studies office

Posted in Academic Affairs, Athletics, Campus Projects, Construction, General News, Social Justice, Student Activities, Student Government Association, Student Services, Sustainability, Workforce & Community Education

WVU Parkersburg business programs granted national accreditation

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) has granted initial accreditation to West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The council is a specialized accrediting organization that reviews the quality and integrity of business degree programs. ACBSP accredits all business

Posted in Academic Affairs, Business and Economics, General News