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Veterans advocate Shawn Healy appointed to Senator Manchin's advisory group

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Veterans Advocate, Shawn Healy, has been appointed to serve on the Veterans Advisory Group for Senator Manchin. The committee is responsible for addressing issues faced by the state’s 167,000 veterans.

Nearly 40 veterans attended the advisory group’s closed door session on earlier this month...Read More »


Environmental Action Group hosts annual Earth Day Expo

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Environmental Action Group will host the college’s annual Earth Day Expo on Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be a celebration of the state’s natural beauty and a recognition of some of the environmental threats facing the world.

This year’s...Read More »


Social Justice Committee hosts Ironhand

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee is hosting, Ironhand, a Native American presentation. Ironhand’s presentation will be both educational and entertaining as he shares Indian customs, traditions, dress, drums and dance. By birthright and vote of the people, Ironhand is the chief of his village and also chief...Read More »


PR students and Veterans Resource Center host Can Hunger Games: Obstacle Course Event

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s public relations writing and case studies class in conjunction with the Veterans Resource Center will host a Can Hunger Games obstacle course event. This event is to raise awareness and donations for The Riverhawk Nest, the campus food pantry. The event will be during student...Read More »


Employees awarded for outstanding service to WVU Parkersburg

A group of employees were recognized at West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday, April 8 for their work to create the college’s Easter parade float. Committee leader Tammy Harper, records assistant, was presented with a certificate and check for $25, and the committee received a...Read More »


Board recognizes past chairman Gerard El Chaar for years of service

At its regular meeting Wednesday, the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors presented past chair Gerard El Chaar with a bell in recognition of his years of service to the college.

Appointed to the college’s Board of Advisors in November 2007 when the college was a regional campus of...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet April 8

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, April 8. The meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Caperton Center on the main campus.

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Applications open for 2015 Jan Dils Walk4Vets Scholarship at WVU Parkersburg

Applications are now open for the 2015 Jan Dils Walk4Vets Scholarship, sponsored by the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation and the Veterans Corps. The scholarship provides area veterans with the funds and resources needed to better their careers through an education at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

Named in honor...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg student named West Virginia’s 2015 New Century Scholar

West Virginia University at Parkersburg student Sarah Stewart has been named West Virginia’s 2015 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar after posting the state’s top application score among nominees to the All-USA Community College Academic Team.

Stewart is one of only 50 recipients from across the United States and American Samoa...Read More »


Get ready to compete for high-paying jobs

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold the second ‘Day at the Mall’ event this Saturday, March 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Learn about and experience how WVU Parkersburg can help you compete for promotions and new job opportunities.

High-paying jobs are coming to the region. Get...Read More »


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