CONGRATULATIONS. Congratulations to Shawn Healy on his appointment as our Veterans
His office (Room 1214) is currently located adjacent to the Financial Aid Office. Shawn’s office extension is 337.
LIBRARY PERIODICALS. In order to meet expected budget cuts, the library will drop 47 periodical subscriptions in academic year 2013-2014. All titles are available in full text on the library's databases, or on the World Wide Web. A list of these titles is available at the library circulation desk. If you have questions or concerns, please contact
Stephen Hupp, Library Director.
COLLEGE CHORALE CONCERT. 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 will include sacred works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Adrian Batten, Dimitri Bortnianski, and W.A. Mozart, poetic settings by Ola Gjeilo, Chen Yi, Halsey Stevens, and Gwyneth Walker, and the premiere of a new setting of Mary of the Wild Moor, a West Virginia folk song, arranged by West Virginia State University professor Dr. Dirk Johnson. The College Chorale is conducted by Dr. H.G. Young III, Professor of Music. The concert is FREE and the public is invited.
GRAPHIC ARTIST. Our graphic artist's name has changed from Amy Epling to
Amy Foutty. Please note that her email address is now
CAMPUS MARTIUS MUSEUM SHOWING . The WVU Parkersburg campus community has been invited to a VIP showing of “Imagining Marietta: The Northwest Territory Murals” at the Campus Martius Museum on May 16, 2013 from 6 - 8 pm.
Click here for more information.
CULINARY ARTS ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE. There will be an open house at the Culinary Arts Academy at the WVU Parkersburg Downtown Center for faculty and staff on Wednesday, May 22 from 9 – 11 am and Wednesday, May 29 from 3 – 5 pm. If you are not available during these times, Gene Evens, Instructor and Program Coordinator, will have holding office hours from 7 am - 3 pm every day.
SECRET PAL SIGN UP. It is that time of year again for our Secret Pal sign up. Pat Mollohan has agreed to be the Secret Pal Fairy this year. Please get the forms to her by May 31. She is planning
to have a little meet and greet in June to give out the new Secret Pal
forms/info. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pat at
extension 208 or stop by office 1010. She is looking forward to an exciting and fun filled year.
BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING. The Board of Governors Meeting agenda for May 15 at the Jackson County Center has been posted online at
CONGRATULATIONS. Congratulations to Michelle Nabers on her appointment as Office Administrator for the Division of Student Services. Michelle formerly held the position of Admission Assistant II in the Student Welcome Center. Her new office is 1209 and her extension is 209.
SUMMER LIBRARY HOURS. Library hours for summer term are Monday - Thursday 7 am - 6 pm. Closed Friday - Sunday.
SUMMER SCHEDULING. Please click here for information on summer scheduling.
OSHA CHEMICAL LABELING SEMINAR. Due to industry interest WVU Parkersburg, Workforce and Community Education Division is hosting an OSHA Chemical Labeling seminar on May 21, 2013 from 6 - 9 pm. For more information contact Tabitha Anderson at 304-424-8271 or Tabitha.email@example.com.
CONGRATULATIONS. Congratulations to the college's business programs on receiving initial notice of national accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
Read more here.
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH. The Employee of the Month for
May is Jim Perry, Trades Specialist I – Maintenance Office.
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Center for Early Learning will be held Friday, May 17 at 10 am. Reception Following Ceremony. RSVP: 304.424.8200 or
Patsy.Bee@wvup.edu. (submitted 5/1/13)
CONGRATULATIONS. Congratulations to Jeff Scott for receiving recognition at the Spring 2013 WVASFAA (West Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) Conference for 35 years of service in higher education/financial aid. (submitted 5/1/13)
CONGRATULATIONS. Our sincerest congratulations to Debi Lockhart on completing her Master’s Degree in Corporate and Organizational Communication at WVU, through the program here on campus. She successfully completed her comprehensive exams on Saturday, April 20. (submitted 5/1/13)
DEADLINE EXTENDED. The deadline for completing the online Sexual Harassment Prevention Course delivered by
Workplace Answers eLearning has been extended to June 1. All current employees of WVU Parkersburg, including adjunct faculty and student workers, should complete this interactive course. By doing so, you will be informed of your rights and your responsibilities, and WVUP will meet an important obligation to deliver training to all employees. As employees it is your responsibility to recognize potential harassment and to know what you should or should not do if harassment is reported to you. Any questions may be directed to Debbie Richards, Social Justice Officer/Title IX Coordinator, at
Debbie.Richards@wvup.edu or 304-424-8201. (submitted 5/1/13)
SYMPATHY NOTE. The campus extends its sympathies
to Martha McGovern whose husband,
Leslie Patrick McGovern, passed away April 19, 2013 at his home. A memorial service will be held at The First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta Wednesday, May 1,
at 7 p.m.
Donations in his memory may be made to Strecker Cancer Center, 401 Matthew Street, Marietta, OH 45750, or the Williamstown Food Pantry, c/o Karen Fenton, 129 East 5th Street, Williamstown, WV 26187.
FACULTY NEWSLETTER. The Center for Teaching and Technology has produced a
newsletter for all faculty members. (submitted 4/18/13)
WELCOME. Please welcome our new Admissions Counselor, Amanda Danielson. Amanda is located in the Student Welcome Center, Room 1110. She can be reached at
Adaniel5@wvup.edu, or at ext. 322.
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR. Dr. Marie Foster Gnage has been selected as the 2012 Citizen of the Year by Parkersburg Elks Lodge 198. The banquet honoring Gnage will be at
6:30 pm April 27 at the First Presbyterian Church Hall, 1341 Juliana St., Parkersburg. Tickets for the banquet
are $20 and can be purchased from the Foundation Office. (submitted 4/1/13)
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH. The Employee of the Month for
Doug Anthony, Coordinator of Operations in the
INSTRUCTOR NEEDED FOR WCE. WCE needs an instructor for its Home Inspection Course Oct. 5 - Nov. 3, 2013, Saturdays and Sundays 8 am - 4 pm for a total of 80 hours instruction
Must be certified WV home inspector and approved by WV State Fire Marshall Office to instruct.
MLK REFLECTIONS. The Social Justice Committee would like to share some reflections inspired by quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr., which were received from members of our community in response to the committee’s invitation in January:
EOM NOMINATIONS. If you would like to nominate an employee that works at WVUP for Employee of the Month, please submit nomination forms to
Drema Starkey. The nomination form is available in the "Campus Links" drop-down menu on this page. Here is a link to the
FISCAL YEAR 13 PURCHASE DEADLINE. To ensure your purchases are paid for
out of the FY 13 budget, the cut off date for all purchasing is June 14, 2013. Please have all purchase requisitions approved and
submitted by June 12, 2013, and the purchasing office will make every effort to
ensure the charges billed to the correct fiscal year. (submitted 3/19/13)
ADDENDUM TO CATALOG. Due to a change in the
West Virginia Community and Technical College System’s Policy on general education and total program credit hour requirements, the following certificate and degree program modifications/additions have been added to the 2012-2013 College Catalog.
See the addendum here:
FBMC CONTACT INFO UPDATE.
FBMC, who manages dental care plans, vision care plans and flexible medical
spending accounts, among other benefits for our employees, will have a new
Service Center and phone number effective March 4.
BUSINESS CARD ORDERS. To accommodate multiple requests from departments for business cards, we ask that you submit orders via the project request form. Please include all of the
contact information you wish to appear on the card in the form. Business cards for multiple people within the same division/department should be submitted in the same request form.
Click here to view an example.
COMMUNITY ROOM REMINDER. As a reminder, please review the
guidelines for using the community room. If you have questions on how to reserve the Community Room, please contact Tess Martin at ext. 328 in the President's Office.
MISSION STATEMENT. In November, faculty and staff attended a town hall meeting where we discussed HLC accreditation efforts. Everyone was asked to submit ways in which they support
mission statement. Here are the
A revised handbook has been prepared by the WVU at Parkersburg Staff Council and is
available online. The handbook was designed as a helpful guide to all classified staff members.