West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the fall 2014 semester.
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 COUNTY – Huntington: Richard Maack;
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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 »
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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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 »
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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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 »
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 »
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 »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg announces its Spring 2015 student teachers.
Front Row: Gina Sikorski, Valerie Goff, Jennifer Byers, Lacie Atkins, Sarah Gray
Back Row: Samantha Powers, AmberCline, Mike Kupfner, Kyla Collins, Shelby Parr, Heather Owens, Melissa Whitehair
Brooke Bumgarner, Allison Archer, Breanna Flinn
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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.
The president’s office hosts an annual...Read More »
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 »
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 »
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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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 »
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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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 »
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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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 »
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 »
The presidential search committee for West Virginia University at Parkersburg met Wednesday, Nov. 12 to narrow applicants down from 12 semi-finalists to five finalists. The Board of Governors voted to bring all five finalists to campus for interviews. The Board will vote to appoint the new president for WVU Parkersburg...Read More »
Juniors and seniors at St. Mary’s High School can now earn up to 13 college credits through West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Early Admissions program. Currently, 43 students are enrolled in at least one of the courses offered, which include English 101, Communications 111, Psychology 101 and Chemistry 115. Similar...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 12. The meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the college theatre.
WVU Parkersburg and Bob’s Market are partnering to offer a new cooperative education program where students will be paid while they earn a 30-hour degree certificate in diversified agriculture.
This program links classroom theories and instruction with practical work experience. Students divide their time between the college site...Read More »
Minnesota-based vocal ensemble Cantus will perform at West Virginia University at Parkersburg on Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center as part of the Distinguished Performance Series.
The acclaimed group, cited by many as “the premiere men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” (Fanfare), is one of...Read More »
Pre-service teachers from West Virginia University at Parkersburg attended a conference this semester sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Education. This is the first event of its kind in recent years. Education students had the opportunity to network with professionals in the field and gain tools to use in...Read More »