On Saturday, May 16 at 2 p.m., West Virginia University at Parkersburg will recognize the accomplishments of its graduates at the Spring 2015 commencement ceremony in the College Activities Center. Congressman David McKinley will be the commencement speaker.
The graduating class includes 357 candidates receiving 411 degrees and certificates. More than...Read More »
Three members of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa were formally recognized as All-West Virginia Academic Team member at the state’s capitol last week.
Two-year colleges in the state can nominate two students per campus for the recognition. Charles Day represented the WVU Parkersburg Jackson...Read More »
WVU Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society welcomed 29 new members during the spring 2015 enrollment period. Twenty-six of these members participated in a formal induction ceremony held on April 26.
Students took the official oath of membership to uphold Phi Theta...Read More »
Members of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), an international education honor society, and the Literacy Association at West Virginia University at Parkersburg hosted Lego Literacy Alive! on April 18 at the Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg. Literacy Alive! is part of a national KDP community service initiative.
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With more than 40 years of experience in public and private institutions of higher education, Milley brings a...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg Veterans Advocate, Shawn Healy, has been appointed to serve on the Veterans Advisory Group for Senator Manchin. The committee is responsible for addressing issues faced by the state’s 167,000 veterans.
Nearly 40 veterans attended the advisory group’s closed door session on earlier this month...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Environmental Action Group will host the college’s annual Earth Day Expo on Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be a celebration of the state’s natural beauty and a recognition of some of the environmental threats facing the world.
This year’s...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee is hosting, Ironhand, a Native American presentation. Ironhand’s presentation will be both educational and entertaining as he shares Indian customs, traditions, dress, drums and dance. By birthright and vote of the people, Ironhand is the chief of his village and also chief...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s public relations writing and case studies class in conjunction with the Veterans Resource Center will host a Can Hunger Games obstacle course event. This event is to raise awareness and donations for The Riverhawk Nest, the campus food pantry. The event will be during student...Read More »
A group of employees were recognized at West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday, April 8 for their work to create the college’s Easter parade float. Committee leader Tammy Harper, records assistant, was presented with a certificate and check for $25, and the committee received a...Read More »
At its regular meeting Wednesday, the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors presented past chair Gerard El Chaar with a bell in recognition of his years of service to the college.
Appointed to the college’s Board of Advisors in November 2007 when the college was a regional campus of...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, April 8. The meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Caperton Center on the main campus.
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Applications are now open for the 2015 Jan Dils Walk4Vets Scholarship, sponsored by the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation and the Veterans Corps. The scholarship provides area veterans with the funds and resources needed to better their careers through an education at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
Named in honor...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg student Sarah Stewart has been named West Virginia’s 2015 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar after posting the state’s top application score among nominees to the All-USA Community College Academic Team.
Stewart is one of only 50 recipients from across the United States and American Samoa...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold the second ‘Day at the Mall’ event this Saturday, March 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Learn about and experience how WVU Parkersburg can help you compete for promotions and new job opportunities.
High-paying jobs are coming to the region. Get...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg welcomed spring on Saturday by participating in sixth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade. Dr. Fletcher Lamkin, WVU Parkersburg president, and his wife Cindy served as grand marshals. They led the parade which featured more than 100 businesses and organizations. The college’s float, took first prize...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Humanities Speaker Series and the College Theatre are co-hosting a special event series titled “Why Theatre Matters.” These are free and open to the public with two events scheduled for Monday, April 6.
A panel discussion titled “Why Write Plays?” will feature Mickey Kessler, a playwright...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Distinguished Performance Series presents Dan Kamin’s “Comedy in Motion” on Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center.
In this evening of satirical fun, Kamin will take you on “a cheap tour of the expensive performing arts.” Using incredible physical and verbal skills,...Read More »
President Fletcher Lamkin is challenging the student body to pick the best NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship bracket. Any student can play! All winners will be entered into a drawing for a textbook voucher for the Fall 2015 semester. Interested students must completely fill out their bracket and...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering a new 10-week course in aluminum welding. The specialized course offers hands-on training suitable for experienced welders and beginners.
While the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected welding jobs to increase 6 percent nationwide, the American Welding Society recently estimated growth to be at least...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recently brought home numerous awards and recognitions.
The chapter attended the 2015 Virginia/West Virginia Regional Convention held March 6-8 at Tidewater Community College in Chesapeake, Virginia where they were presented with the following recognition and awards:
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is celebrating March 2015 as “Architects of the Future” Month to commemorate 25 years of teaching excellence through its elementary education program. The celebration begins with a reception for education program alumni on March 13 at 6 p.m. at the college’s Downtown Center.
“We’re proud that...Read More »
The surgical technology program is currently accepting applications for fall admission. Applications can be obtained in the Health Sciences office or by visiting www.wvup.edu/surgtech. The first Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) entrance exam will be this Friday, March 13, starting at 9 a.m. Students may sign up for the...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday March 11. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the College Activities Center.
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