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WVU Parkersburg collects donations for United Way

Employees at West Virginia University at Parkersburg worked together to collect donations for those in need this holiday season. Non-perishable food items and gifts for children were donated to the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley and the new campus food pantry, Riverhawk Nest.

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WVU Parkersburg holds fall commencement, grants honorary degree

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded 286 degrees to 270 students for fall 2014. More than 120 students participated in the commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.

“To get to this pinnacle our graduates have expended an amazing amount of work that includes dedication, sacrifice, tenacity, and most of...Read More »


Community art classes at WVU Parkersburg available for holiday gifts

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering community members two non-credit art courses, ceramics and bronze casting, during the coming Spring 2015 semester. No previous skills are needed for either of the classes, which cost $120 each. These classes can be purchased by those interested or as a unique gift...Read More »


December 2014 Commencement live broadcast

WVU Parkersburg will offer a live broadcast of the December 2014 Commencement ceremony. The video will be available shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please check back to view the video below.

 

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors names Fletcher Lamkin as new president

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The Board of Governors for West Virginia University at Parkersburg met Wednesday, Dec. 10 and voted unanimously to select Dr. Fletcher Lamkin of Osage Beach, Mo. as the college’s new president. The Board’s selection will require subsequent approval by the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education at...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet Dec. 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Dec. 10. The meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the college theatre. Action items include the selection of the WVU Parkersburg president.

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Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

Four WVU Parkersburg students were formally inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society this past November. The campus chapter, Sigma Omega, welcomes new members:  Mary Onyekwere-Eke, Chelsea Johnson, Daniel Najar and Nozanin Rakhmatova.

Originally from Nigeria, Onyekwere-Eke is a pre-med student. In addition to Phi Theta Kappa, she is a...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg offers first downhill pipe welding certificate in the region

To meet the demands of the growing oil and gas industry in the region, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering a new downhill welding course for welders looking to enhance their skills. The fast track, six-week course begins Dec. 4 and provides API 1104 certification in downhill pipe welding.

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Students to raise funds for food pantry through “Can Hunger” event

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Public relations campaign management students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present “Can Hunger,” a can sculpturing fundraiser to benefit the college’s new food pantry. The event takes place Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the College Activities Center.

Each fall semester, the campaign management class...Read More »


Chorale, piano concert to be held at St. Paul's Nov. 15

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s music department will present “An Evening of Poetry and the Piano” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 15 in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Admission is free and open to the public.

The College Chorale and Alumni will perform movements from Randall...Read More »


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