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WVU Parkersburg to host faculty recruitment and screening events

Individuals interested in teaching college courses are invited to attend one of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s upcoming faculty recruitment events. The events take place Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the main campus in Parkersburg and Wednesday, March 1 at the Jackson County Center in Ripley, W.Va.

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Board of Governors to meet Feb. 8

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Feb. 8. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).

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Gender Diversity speaker comes to WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is hosting a guest presentation on gender diversity with speaker Dr. Cris Mayo, distinguished scholar in the field of gender studies. The event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. in the College Theatre by video at the Jackson County Center in Ripley.

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President Lamkin's January Message

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New Tutoring Center Location!

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Fall 2016 President's and Dean's List scholars announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for fall 2016.

President’s Scholars

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

DODDRIDGE COUNTY – West Union: Danyashae Martinez;

GILMER COUNTY – Glenville: Britney...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg announces Fall 2016 graduates

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to Fall 2016 graduates during commencement exercises held Saturday, December 10, 2016 in the College Activities Center. This semester, the college graduated nearly 300 students from seven states.

Academic honors were awarded to those graduates who attained a 3.50 to...Read More »


Spring 2017 student teachers announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education Division is pleased to announce its Spring 2017 student teachers.

“I know this group of student teachers will touch thousands of lives in a positive manner during their teaching careers,” said Dr. David Lancaster, Education Division chair. “Our student teachers believe education is one of...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Jan. 11

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Thursday, April 21. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).

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WVU Parkersburg professor announces upcoming book release

Sandra Kolankiewicz, associate professor of English for West Virginia University at Parkersburg, announced the upcoming release of her new chapbook, “Lost in Transition.”

Kolankiewicz describes herself as a writer of the dangers of domesticity, and “Lost in Transition” explores themes associated with many challenges faced over our life span, including love,...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg receives grant from FirstEnergy Foundation

The FirstEnergy Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation. The funds will go towards supporting the foundation’s general operations.

“We are grateful for the continued support of the FirstEnergy Foundation,” said Senta Goudy, executive director of the WVU Parkersburg Foundation, “Without our corporate and community...Read More »


Leslie Sims Named WVU Parkersburg’s Outstanding Contributor at 2016 WVCCA Conference

Leslie Sims, registrar at West Virginia University at Parkersburg, was recognized as an Outstanding Contributor to Community College Education. Sims received the award during the 2016 annual conference of the West Virginia Community College held December 7, 2016 at the Advanced Technology Center on the campus of BridgeValley Community and...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg offers Beulah Tefft Webb scholarship to nursing students

West Virginia University at Parkersburg announces it will be offering a new scholarship to students. The Beulah Tefft Webb Memorial Nursing Scholarship is available to eligible students entering the nursing programs beginning in January 20167

Beulah Tefft Webb was a long-time Parkersburg resident who positively impacted many lives. She was a...Read More »


Reminder: Deadline to pay for Spring 2017 classes is December 29th. Failure to pay will result in students being de-registered from classes.

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Governor appoints Hushion, Landers and Oliverio to WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed J.P. Hushion, Vienna; Jason Landers, Vienna; and Joseph Oliverio, Belmont., to the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors. They are filling the expired terms of outgoing board members.

In addition to the new appointments, Gov. Tomblin reappointed Jeffrey Matheny of Mineral Wells, and...Read More »


Holiday Message from the Lamkins

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WVU Parkersburg holds fall 2016 commencement ceremony

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its annual fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 a.m. This semester, the college has 318 students who are candidates for graduation pending final grades with 106 who participated in the commencement ceremony.

“As we approach the moment when you receive your diplomas...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg’s Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society welcomed 15 new members during the Fall 2016 semester. All members participated in a formal induction ceremony held in November.

Students took the official oath of membership to uphold Phi Theta Kappa’s four hallmarks of scholarship,...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg earns national recognition for outstanding service to veterans

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has earned recognition by two national organizations for its outstanding service to veterans. “Military Times” ranked WVU Parkersburg sixth in its national “Best for Vets: Career and Technical Colleges” list for 2017. In addition, the college has earned the 2017 “Military Friendly School” designation by...Read More »


Jackson County Center offers degrees through flexible course schedule

Students can now finish a variety of degrees through West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Jackson County Center (JCC). Combining on-campus and online courses, students are able to earn certificates and associate degrees through a more convenient schedule.

“Through a combination of in-person classes at the Jackson County Center and online courses,...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet Nov. 9

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 9. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).

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WVU Parkersburg will host First Lego League Robotics competition

Local middle schoolers will be competing in the First Lego League Robotics Qualifier on Saturday, Nov. 5at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The competition runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a Jr. First Lego League Expo from 2 to 4 p.m. for elementary school children.

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Student group at WVU Parkersburg to hold Humane Society fundraiser

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s student Peer Coaches are hosting a Christmas tree lighting to celebrate the season and begin collecting donations for the Humane Society of Parkersburg. The event, “A Doggone Meowy Christmas,” kicks off Thursday, Nov. 10 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in the college’s student lounge.

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WVU Parkersburg launches Career Coach

An online career tool is now available through West Virginia University at Parkersburg to assist individuals with their academic program and career decisions. Current and prospective students can access Career Coach from the college’s website.

Career Coach helps students select academic programs and career paths by providing the most current regional...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host faculty recruitment events

Individuals interested in teaching college courses are invited to attend one of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s faculty recruitment events. The events take place Monday, Oct. 24 at the main campus in Parkersburg and Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Jackson County Center in Ripley, W.Va.

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