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College Chorale students selected for state collegiate honor choir

Three West Virginia University at Parkersburg students have been selected to participate in the West Virginia American Choral Directors Association’s (WVACDA) 2015 Collegiate Honor Choir. The performance is Saturday, January 31 at 1 p.m. in the Charleston Municipal Auditorium.

College Chorale members Juliane Beckett, multidisciplinary studies major, Alex Cumpston, accounting major,...Read More »


President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll names WVU Parkersburg among service leaders

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll last month. West Virginia University at Parkersburg was honored for the fifth year for its support of volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

More than 10,000 hours of community service were documented by WVU...Read More »


Fall 2014 President’s and Dean’s scholars announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the fall 2014 semester.

President’s Scholar
Students on the President’s List maintained a 4.0 grade point average while earning 12 or more hours of college credit. The scholars include:

CABELL COUNTYHuntington: Richard Maack;

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Fall 2014 graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to December 2014 graduates during commencement exercises held Friday, December 12 in the College Activities Center.

Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade point average, cum laude; 3.75-3.99, magna cum laude, and 4.0,...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg, DuPont Washington Works to present “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement”

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works will co-sponsor an evening with “Lea,” a Washington DC-based recording artist. She will present “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement” Thursday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. in the WVU Parkersburg College Activities Center.

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WVU Parkersburg receives $355,658 in grants for new broadcasting, health informatics programs

The Community and Technical College System (CTCS) of West Virginia has awarded West Virginia University at Parkersburg two grants totaling $355,658. The funds were approved at the CTCS Dec. 18 meeting and will be used for the college’s new certificate and associate programs in broadcasting and health informatics. An additional...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet Jan. 14

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Jan. 14. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the college theatre.

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Workforce Investment Board, WVU Parkersburg partner to help residents become job ready

Mid-Ohio Valley job seekers visiting the Workforce Investment Board location at the Lakeview Center in Parkersburg can now use an interactive kiosk to learn more about education and training opportunities available through West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The sleek, touch-screen kiosk allows individuals to submit an enrollment application with the...Read More »


Training for Intervention Procedures course to be offered January 27

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer the Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) course starting Tuesday, January 27. The course is $45 per participant; special group discounts may apply.

TIPS teaches intervention skills used to prevent alcohol related problems. The 5-hour training is ideal for servers and sellers of alcohol, as...Read More »


Veterans group headed to national competition

The student Veterans Corps at West Virginia University at Parkersburg has been selected to participate in a business plan competition at the Student Veterans of America’s (SVA) seventh annual national conference in San Antonio, Texas. The group is also up for SVA chapter of the year after being...Read More »


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