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WVU Parkersburg RN-BSN program receives national accreditation

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s online bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree has received initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education (ACEN) in Nursing. This new accreditation is effective starting with the spring 2016 semester.

ACEN is a specialized professional accreditor for practical, diploma, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and clinical...Read More »


WVU at Parkersburg Foundation honors art students

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation honors students Linda Short and Brandon Fleak with the 2016 Visual Art Award. The awards were presented at the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation board meeting on Tuesday, August 16. Both students received an engraved memento and a gift of $500. In addition, each piece will be a...Read More »


Fall 2016 student teachers announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education Division is excited to announce its Fall 2016 student teachers.

It was a gratifying experience for me to meet with the WVU Parkersburg student teachers,” said Dr. David Lancaster, Education Division chair. “As I looked around the room many memories came to me of the...Read More »


Summer 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 summer 2016.

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:

JACKSON COUNTY - Cottageville: Jonathan Bissonnette;

Kenna: Annette Landis;

PLEASANTS COUNTY– Waverly: Brendan...Read More »


Summer 2016 WVU Parkersburg graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to May 2015 graduates during commencement exercises held Saturday, May 16 in the College Activities Center.

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 »


Board of Governors to meet Aug. 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Aug 10. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).

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Student Veterans of America representative to speak at WVU Parkersburg event

The student Veterans Corps and Veterans Resource Center of West Virginia University at Parkersburg is hosting a “Welcome Back” luncheon for new and returning student veterans on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Walter Tilman from the national office of Student Veterans of America (SVA) will be the keynote speaker. The event takes...Read More »


College introduces Fresh Start program

Have you been putting off returning to college because of financial barriers? We can help! Call our Center for Student Services and ask about our Fresh Start program. Through this program, we may be able to forgive past debts you owe WVU Parkersburg if you are not a currently enrolled...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg announces two new division chairpersons

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has recently named two new division chairpersons. The new chairs are Chad Crumbaker for the Business, Accounting and Public Service Division and Rebecca Hoff for the Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences Division.

Crumbaker earned his bachelor’s in international studies with a minor in Spanish from...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet July 25

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Executive Committee of the Board of Governors will hold a meeting on Monday July 25, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. in the President’s Office

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Registration deadline extended to July 27 for Early Childhood Professionals Summit

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education division is hosting its annual Early Childhood Professionals Summit on Friday, Aug. 5. The summit takes place from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the College Activities Center at WVU Parkersburg.

“We have teamed up with local organizations to offer a unique, one-day conference,” said...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg receives grant for Legal Studies sustainability

The West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education recently awarded a $164,971 grant to West Virginia University at Parkersburg for its legal studies program. The grant is a three-year extension of an earlier grant that helped to launch the college’s legal studies program.

“The legal studies program prepares students...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg implements online transcript ordering

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has joined with National Student Clearinghouse to offer a new process to order college transcripts. Students and alumni can now easily order their college transcripts online, 24 hours a day at www.studentclearinghouse.org.

“We are very happy to implement this new ordering system,” said Leslie Sims, Registrar...Read More »


First look at the Professional Advising Center at WVU Parkersburg

President Lamkin and Dr. Dunn take you through the all new Professional Advising Center. The new advising center will help from the start of your education and give you the tools along the way to get to the finish line.

Speak with our wonderful and engaging...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg collecting donations for WV flood victims

The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation will be collecting donations for the Red Cross relief efforts all week. If you’re looking to help please visit The Foundation office, located in room 1110.
Make checks payable to: American Red Cross

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WVU Parkersburg Center for Early Learning offers summer camps for kids ages 3 to 5

Parents looking for fun learning experiences for their preschoolers can enroll their children in West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s summer camps. The camps cover a variety of topics and begin in July at the college’s Center for Early Learning.

The summer camps take place Monday through Friday and are open to...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Criminal Justice students participate in Mock Prison Riot

West Virginia University at Parkersburg students in the Criminal Justice program recently traveled to Moundsville, West Virginia to participate in the annual Mock Prison Riot at the decommissioned West Virginia State Penitentiary. The event was hosted by the West Virginia Division of Corrections and the West Virginia Corrections Training Foundation.

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Spring 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 spring 2016.

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:

BERKELEY COUNTY– Martinsburg: Mary Higgins;

CABELL COUNTY– Culloden: Britany Carpenter;

CALHOUNCOUNTY– Grantsville: Samantha...Read More »


Bookkeeping and medical office specialist certification programs start this summer in Wood and Jackson counties

This summer, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering short-term programs to those interested in becoming a certified bookkeeper, downhill pipe welder or medical office specialist. Financial assistance is available to West Virginia residents. The complete list of programs includes:

Certified Bookkeeper: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, June 7 – Oct. 26, 6...Read More »


Outstanding students honored at WVU Parkersburg ceremony

West Virginia University at Parkersburg recognized 61 students and six faculty and staff members at its Student Honors Ceremony on Friday, April 29 in the College Activities Center. This is the eighth year WVU Parkersburg has had an Honors Ceremony for its students.

“We had a great turnout for this event,”...Read More »


Applied Technologies Center Virtual Tour

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Spring 2016 WVU Parkersburg graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to spring 2016 graduates at its commencement ceremony on May 7, 2016.

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 cum laude.  The...Read More »


President Lamkin's latest message

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WVU Parkersburg holds spring 2016 commencement, presents alumnus of the year award

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its 45th annual spring 2016 commencement ceremony. More than 151 students participated in the commencement ceremony Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m. The college has 328 students who are candidates for graduation pending final grades.

“Commencement is the proudest moment in our academic community,” said...Read More »


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