Newsroom

Print Friendly

WVU at Parkersburg Foundation welcomes new board members, says farewell to retirees

The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation recently welcomed five new board members and said farewell to eight retirees. Foundation Board members serve three year terms and are required to attend meetings and dedicate time and energy to the advancement of the Foundation and the college.

New board members include: Matt Winans, marketing...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg announces student teachers for Fall 2015

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education Division is pleased to announce its Fall 2015 student teachers.

“We have an outstanding group this year, and we look forward to watching our student teachers further develop their skills by working with students, teachers and parents in our partnership schools,” said Dr. David Lancaster,...Read More »


Summer 2015 President’s and Dean’s scholars announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for summer 2015.

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:

CALHOUN COUNTY– Big Bend: Caleb Hart;

JACKSON COUNTY - Ripley: Kathlyn Curry;

KANAWHA...Read More »


Summer 2015 graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to August 2015 graduates. These graduates will be recognized at the Fall 2015 commencement ceremony.

Academic honors were awarded to 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, summa...Read More »


Dr. Patrice Harris to speak at convocation ceremony for new students

On Monday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m., West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold its annual convocation ceremony in the College Activities Center. Dr. Patrice Harris will be this year’s speaker at the event.

Harris is a Bluefield, W.Va. native and one of four Inspiring West Virginians featured recently on NPR....Read More »


Check out our new virtual tour!

This is the first video in a series of virtual tours we will be introducing. At WVU Parkersburg, our number one goal is student success. We’re here to help you!

...Read More »

New preschool at Center for Early Learning starts Sept. 8

DSC_0154e

To meet the growing needs of parents in the Mid-Ohio Valley, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is launching a new preschool next month. The part-time preschool will educate children ages 3 to 4 and begins Tuesday, Sept. 8. It is open to the general public.

“We know that finding a quality...Read More »


Renowned speaker works with faculty and staff to enhance student success initiatives

Faculty and staff at West Virginia University at Parkersburg participated in a series of professional development activities this month to prepare for fall semester. Notably, award-winning author and international speaker Dr. Vincent Tinto was the keynote speaker.

“We are thrilled that Dr. Tinto joined us during this special week,” said WVU...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Aug. 12

Parkersburg, W.Va. 8/12/15 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Aug. 12. The meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the President’s conference room (room 1101).

Visit www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors/ to view the complete agenda

...Read More »

President Lamkin's August Message

...Read More »

Student returns home, finds success through WVU Parkersburg’s child development program

Recent college graduate Amy Fluharty credits the child development program at West Virginia University at Parkersburg for her professional success. After trying out two larger universities, she returned home and enrolled at WVU Parkersburg where she says personal attention and better class sizes prepared her for her career. She graduated...Read More »


Attending WVU Parkerburg

Abbie from WTAP sat down with Admission Counselor Tim Keuhne and WVU-Parkersburg student Chey Powell to discuss attending college at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

...Read More »

Local entrepreneur, WVU Parkersburg graduate is accounting for success

By: Elizabeth Godfrey, Alumni Specialist

“In the CPA network I belong to we call it ‘jumping off a cliff and learning to fly on the way down,’” Cam Matheny, 2015 recipient of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Alumnus of the Year award, said of his decision to start his own business. “That’s...Read More »


P.E.O. International awards scholarship to WVU Parkersburg student

Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) International has awarded West Virginia University at Parkersburg student Vickie Sargent a scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year. Sargent competed against nominees across the nation for the scholarship.

WVU Parkersburg Professor of English Dr. Rebecca Phillips nominated Sargent for the award.

“I nominated Vickie because she’s a special...Read More »


Veterans Corps members attend Leadership Summit in N.Y.

Members from West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s student Veterans Corps recently traveled to New York City for the Student Veterans of America (SVA) Leadership Summit. Students Peshka Calloway and Justin Williamson attended the event July 16 and 17 to gain strategic planning skills for their local SVA chapter.

As part of...Read More »


Education faculty member receives leadership award

Dr. Melissa Spivy, West Virginia University at Parkersburg assistant professor of education and Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Sigma Omega Chapter counselor, has won the 2014-2015 Southeast Regional Chapter Counselor award. This award recognizes counselors from each region who excel in their roles.

Spivy was selected by a panel of judges for...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg partners with W.Va. Dept. of Agriculture for Veterans to Agriculture project

In an effort to attract and retain veterans to the field of agriculture, West Virginia University at Parkersburg and the West Virginia Department of Agriculture have partnered for the Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture project. WVU Parkersburg is the first college to participate in this project.

Veterans and Warriors to...Read More »


President Lamkin's July Message

...Read More »

Board of Governors to meet July 21

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Tuesday, July 21. The meeting will take place at 5:00 p.m. in College Community Room on the main campus.

Complete agenda: 

...Read More »

U.S. Department of Education ranks WVU Parkersburg among nation’s most affordable colleges

 

This month, the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center named West Virginia University at Parkersburg as one of the nation’s top most affordable four-year colleges in the country. Only two of West Virginia’s four-year institutions made the list which includes 67 colleges and universities. The list can...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg administrator and student assist on national online publication

Dr. Cynthia Gissy, West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s dean of academic success, was recently selected to serve as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Research Initiatives. WVU Parkersburg student Allison Sayre also is involved with the digital publication as a doctoral student editorial review board member.

The...Read More »


Enrolling at WVU Parkersburg is easier than you think

Watch Admissions Counselor Tim Kuehne and Financial Aid Counselor Kathy Wince explain the enrollment process. Call 304-424-8310 today to learn about education opportunities at WVU Parkersburg.

...Read More »

WVU Parkersburg Library demos Foundation Center’s online database for grant writing

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s library is hosting information sessions on the Foundation Center Cooperative Collection. The sessions take place Friday, July 10 at 10 a.m. in the main campus library and on Saturday, July 11 at 1 p.m. at the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library. Both events are...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host Early Childhood Professionals Summit

Area agencies, including West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Birth to Three, Choices, Wood County Schools and RESA 5, are collaborating to host an Early Childhood Professionals Summit. The event takes place Monday, Aug. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at WVU Parkersburg’s Caperton Center. Early childhood professionals are invited to this...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet June 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, June 10. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in College Activities Center on the main campus.

Complete agenda: 

...Read More »

Older Entries »