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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 »


WVU Parkersburg places first in Easter parade float contest

West Virginia University at Parkersburg welcomed spring on Saturday by participating in sixth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade. Dr. Fletcher Lamkin, WVU Parkersburg president, and his wife Cindy served as grand marshals. They led the parade which featured more than 100 businesses and organizations. The college’s float, took first prize...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg hosts “Why Theatre Matters” series

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s  Humanities Speaker Series and the College Theatre are co-hosting a special event series titled “Why Theatre Matters.” These are free and open to the public with two events scheduled for Monday, April 6.

A panel discussion titled “Why Write Plays?” will feature Mickey Kessler, a playwright...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg presents Comedy in Motion

Comedy in Motion

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Distinguished Performance Series presents Dan Kamin’s “Comedy in Motion” on Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center.

In this evening of satirical fun, Kamin will take you on “a cheap tour of the expensive performing arts.” Using incredible physical and verbal skills,...Read More »


Win Textbooks for a Semester from WVUP President

President Fletcher Lamkin is challenging the student body to pick the best NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship bracket. Any student can play! All winners will be entered into a drawing for a textbook voucher for the Fall 2015 semester. Interested students must completely fill out their bracket and...Read More »


Fast track aluminum welding course comes to WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering a new 10-week course in aluminum welding. The specialized course offers hands-on training suitable for experienced welders and beginners.

While the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected welding jobs to increase 6 percent nationwide, the American Welding Society recently estimated growth to be at least...Read More »


Sigma Omega Chapter recognized at regional Phi Theta Kappa convention

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recently brought home numerous awards and recognitions.

The chapter attended the 2015 Virginia/West Virginia Regional Convention held March 6-8 at Tidewater Community College in Chesapeake, Virginia where they were presented with the following recognition and awards:

WVU Parkersburg to host event for elementary education alumni

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is celebrating March 2015 as “Architects of the Future” Month to commemorate 25 years of teaching excellence through its elementary education program. The celebration begins with a reception for education program alumni on March 13 at 6 p.m. at the college’s Downtown Center.

“We’re proud that...Read More »


Apply for surgical technology today

surgtech

The surgical technology program  is currently accepting applications for fall admission. Applications can be obtained in the Health Sciences office or by visiting www.wvup.edu/surgtech. The first Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) entrance exam will be this Friday, March 13, starting at 9 a.m. Students may sign up for the...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet March 11

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday March 11. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the College Activities Center.

Complete Agenda: 

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