College Web Site
Martha Leeson has won a $25 gift certificate from Belkís
Department Store because of her participation in the Payroll
Deduction Program. Over $900 in prizes have been distributed to
payroll deduction participants in the past year. Donít forget -
the payroll deduction program is a great way to support the new
Child Development Center. Forms are available at the Foundation
Office or by calling ext. 340.
(Submitted by Jenny Keup
staff and students are invited to attend a special campus
ceremony Monday, Feb. 4, of the unveiling of the 2008 Black
Heritage Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp. The program will be
held at 11 a.m. in the Community Room. Door prizes and
refreshments will be featured.
by Debbie Richards 1.30.08)
Those interested in purchasing WVU President Emeritus David
Hardesty's new book, "Leading the Public University," can access
order information at this
WVU Parkersburg will receive sealed bids for the lot sale of
a several items. The items may be inspected on Feb. 6th between
1:00-3:00 p.m. by contacting Kevin Offenberger at (304) 424-8000
ext 429. A list of the items for bid can be found on the
Purchasing Bid Board outside of the Business Office. Bids must
be received by 3 p.m., Feb. 13. Contact Kevin regarding bid
National Red Day.
National Wear Red Day is Feb. 1. Support Go Red For Women
and raise awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women,
by wearing red! Men can raise awareness of heart disease by
also wearing red.
(Submitted by Charlene
Please remember to submit any new MSDS sheets to Dave White.
MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) for chemical substances are
recorded in a catalog, and this is provided to the fire
department so they can plan their response in the event of an
emergency. If you have any questions, contact Dave White or
(Submitted by Michelle
in Steel Concert.
The Distinguished Performance Series
is pleased to present Ellie Mannette and West Virginia
University's "Symphony in Steel" in concert on Saturday,
February 9, at 8 PM in the College Activities Center. Tickets
are on sale in the business office. Remember
that WVU Parkersburg faculty and staff may purchase special
advance tickets for themselves and one guest for $5 each. We
anticipate this performance will be popular. Buy your tickets
early so you won't be disappointed.
(Submitted by H.G. Young III 1.28.08)
Award-winning nature photographer Jim
Clark will give a presentation from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday (Jan.
28) in the Theatre.
His articles and images have appeared in publications
such as Outdoor Photographer, Nature’s Best, Wildlife
Refuge, Nature Conservancy, National
Wildlife, Wonderful West Virginia, Birders World,
Country, Nature Photographer, and Outdoor & Nature Photographer.
The free program is open to the public.
(Submitted by Martha McGovern 1.25.08)
are cordially invited to join us at 10 a.m., Monday (Jan. 28) in the Little Theatre for the dedication of WVU Parkersburg’s new Center for Leadership
Development and the launch of the inaugural class of the
Parkersburg Leadership Academy. Guest speaker for the
dedication is former WVU President Dave Hardesty who will speak
on “Ten Habits of Highly Successful Organizations.”
Following Dr. Hardesty’s address, you
are invited to attend the ribbon cutting of the Center for
Leadership Development located in the back of the Library.
Following the ribbon cutting, you are invited to tour the new
Center and enjoy light refreshments.
(Submitted by Dr. Rhonda Richards 1.23.08)
students will display cancer information posters on Monday (Jan.
28) from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the cafeteria hallway area. Visit the
presentations to learn: the risk factors of cancer and
how you can protect yourself and what screening tests are
available and when should you be screened. (Submitted by Rose
Beginning Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, the Admissions & Records
Office will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, and Friday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
This will align office hours with many other campus offices.
(Submitted by Leslie Sims 1.18.08)
Open Enrollment April 1-30.
To view the latest
announcement about PEIA 2008 Open Enrollment, please refer to
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 1.18.08)
Development Web Site.
Academic Affairs has a newly
web site to assist
faculty and staff in their grant writing efforts. Check it out.
We want your feedback! Note: Links to the site are also
available on the Academic Affairs
(Submitted by Kim Jones 1/17/08)
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
will be celebrated in a program of inspiration, song and dance
Tuesday (Jan. 22).
Facility Request Form.
A new on-line College Facility Request
form is available.
It can be accessed from the Intranet's
Forms link or the
page. This form is to
request any use of facilities for special events or functions.
Any use of rooms at WVU Parkersburg outside regularly-scheduled
academic courses must be scheduled through this system. It
is managed through the Corporate and Community Education
division. Contact J.B. Skidmore for additional
(Submitted by Mary Beth Busch 1/17/08)
WVU and its regional
campuses have entered into a contract to ship packages overnight
via UPS. A drop box is located on the back loading dock that can
be used for personal shipments. Shipments will be picked up
daily at approximately 6 p.m.. Individuals will need a personal
credit card in order to use this service. The drop box contains
all envelopes and mailing labels. College shipments will also
use UPS in most instances. These shipments will continue to be
brought to Purchasing and charged to the appropriate budget
code. DO NOT place official packages in the drop box. Contact
Kevin in Purchasing with questions. (Submitted by Wayne Riley,
As part of its
automation of procurement, the Purchasing Department is
accepting electronic purchase requisitions. The form can be
accessed on the
WVU Parkersburg Intranet
Forms link or the
Faculty/Staff Info page. Electronic requisitions should be sent
firstname.lastname@example.org as an attachment to an email.
The email (requisition) must come from the funds' administrator
having spending authority over the applicable budget.
(Submitted by Wayne
Justice Film Series. To review this semester's Social
Justice Film Series schedule, visit the SJ
and click on "Film Series." Films are offered free of charge
under the educational exemption so that students may attend for
class credit and are designed to add value to courses in
history, sociology, humanities and other disciplines. Faculty
are asked to offer course credit for student attendance when
possible and to suggest to your Social Justice Committee faculty
representative films you would like to see included in the
future. Faculty and staff are also welcome to attend the films.
(Submitted by Debbie Richards 1/14/08)
of the Month.
to the WVU at Parkersburg Maintenance Department. The
Maintenance Department workers have been selected as Employee of
the Month for January.
I believe that during Fall Graduation a staff or
faculty member left his or her cap and gown in the SGA Office.
If you are missing yours, please call our office at 308 or stop
by. Thank you.
(Submitted by Jennifer Hitt 1/11/08)
Fritzann Isenhart started working as a Child Care Assistant II
in the Child Care Center on January 7th. Lisa Farrow joins the
Physical Plant as a Mountaineer Temp worker on January 10th.
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 1/10/08)
Learn about Bulgarian Language and
Culture in a 12-session course beginning Jan. 28. Course
to be taught by visiting lecturer and native Bulgarian Milena
Popova. Call CCE (277) or visit the 2008 on-line
CCE schedule for
by Mary Beth Busch 1/10/08)
The library has purchased a Kindle, Amazon's new electronic
book reader. Faculty and staff may borrow the Kindle for three
days to examine this impressive technology. Students may use the
reader in the library. Please contact Stephen Hupp for
of the State.
Link to 2008 WV State of the State
address, including video and text, is available
Library hours for spring term are Monday-Thursdays 8AM-9PM,
Fridays and Saturdays 8AM-4PM, Sundays Closed.
(Submitted by Stephen Hupp 1/9/08)
of the State.
WV Gov. Joe Manchin’s fourth State of
the State message will be broadcast live on the Internet,
starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 9). To view the address
live, Internet users should visit the
page of the Governor’s Office and click on the
State of the State icon. In addition, West Virginia
Public Broadcasting, West Virginia Public Radio and various
media outlets will broadcast the address live. (Submitted 1/8/07)
Happy New Year to Pam
Braden! She has won a $25 gift card from Colombo’s
Restaurant as a result of her enrollment in the Foundation's
Payroll Deduction Program. Payroll
deduction forms are available at the Foundation Office or by
calling 424-8340. Choose from over 120 unique funds to
support a purpose or an academic division that means
something special to you! (Submitted 1/3/08 by
A memorial service for David
Sindledecker, former director of theatre
at the college, will be held at 2 PM on
Sunday, January 6, at the Smoot Theatre.
(Submitted by H.G. Young 1/3/08)