Monthly Archives: October 2014

Cantus vocal ensemble to perform at WVU Parkersburg October 30

Minnesota-based vocal ensemble Cantus will perform at West Virginia University at Parkersburg on Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center as part of the Distinguished Performance Series. The acclaimed group, cited by many as “the premiere

Posted in Distinguished Performance Series, Education Division, General News

Education majors attend statewide conference

Pre-service teachers from West Virginia University at Parkersburg attended a conference this semester sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Education. This is the first event of its kind in recent years. Education students had the opportunity to network with

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education Division, General News

Chinese Lion Dance troupe and international students to celebrate cultural diversity

The Wong People Kung Fu School of Washington, D.C. will perform a Chinese Lion Dance demonstration at West Virginia University at Parkersburg on October 23. The educational, 45-minute program will be held in the College Theatre (Rm. 1305) at 5

Posted in General News, Social Justice, Student Activities

WVU Parkersburg prepares for ethane cracker plant, hires economist to study industry needs

West Virginia University at Parkersburg recently hired Dr. Tom Witt, economist and managing director of Witt Economics, to identify the major industries and staffing needs associated with the proposed ethane cracker plant. He delivered his report on Oct. 8 at

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education Division, General News, Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences Division, Non-Traditional Programs, Nursing and Health Sciences Division, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Workforce & Community Education

Board of Governors appreciative of interim president’s dedication

Last week the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors announced 12 semi-finalists in its presidential search. Following the meeting, Chair Gerard El Chaar expressed the board’s appreciation of Dr. Rhonda Tracy for leading the college during this time

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