March 23, 2010
WVU Parkersburg students to present environmental findings.
CONTACT: Denise McClung, chair of the Social Sciences and Languages Division, 304-424-8230.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg students in an environmental psychology class will offer four free presentations on the environment during the month of April.
Open to the public, the presentations are the result of research the students have conducted in conjunction with consultants on the topics of energy; population; reduce, reuse, recycle; and water. The students will discuss environmental situations and issues and how individuals are impacted and impact the environment.
All four programs will be held in the auditorium of the Caperton Center for Applied Technology at 7 p.m. The energy session will be on Tuesday (April 6); population, April 13; reduce, reuse, recycle, April 20, and water, April 27.
Students making the presentations include Jasen Milhoan, Robin McQuain, and Brandy Blatt, energy; Adam Myers, Kathy Davis, Joyce Batten, and Ashli Cottrell, population; Jerry Rowley, Amy Cokeley, Melissa Boot, and Ashli Shaffer, reduce, reuse, recycle; and Mike Miller and Genenette Roberts, water.
Topic consultants who assisted the students with their research include Marie Butler of the Governor's State Office of Energy; Dr. Wayne Dunn, Wood County Commissioner; Dr. Phil McClung of WVU at Parkersburg, and Patricia Morrison of Ohio River Islands.