Newsroom

Print Friendly

WVU Parkersburg earns place on national honor roll for community service

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/8/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg was recently named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

WVU Parkersburg received this award for the various...Read More »


Debra Conner presents historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

In celebration of Women’s History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Debra Conner as she presents a historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919).

The event takes place at the following locations:
Main campus, Monday, March 18 at 11 a.m. in the college theatre, room 1305
Jackson County...Read More »


Jackson County Center helps local Army reservists prepare for deployment

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/6/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Jackson County Center (JCC) recently provided use of its computer lab to Army reservists preparing for deployment. The 21 personnel will deploy in April to Kandahar, Afghanistan.

The reservists only have three computers at their Millwood location and needed to complete online...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg students earn top honors at national forensic tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/6/13 – WVU Parkersburg’s Union for Speech and Debate took home top honors from the Collegiate Forensic Association (CFA) at the Beach tournament in Ocean City, Md. on March 1. Tyler Ohrn, Matt Roberts, Scott Richardson, Jason Ross, Alicia Ford, Nichole Milliren, Morgan Bryant and Theresa Overby comprised...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg hosts Forensic Association State Championship Tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/21/13 – The West Virginia Intercollegiate Forensic Association State Championship Tournament will take place Friday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at West Virginia University Parkersburg. Participating colleges include Alderson Broaddus, West Liberty, Marshall University, Fairmont...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg, DuPont co-sponsor Fannie Lou Hamer theatrical presentation

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/5/13 – In observance of Black History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works will co-sponsor a special event with Billie Jean Young. This actress, activist, poet and educator will present a moving performance of her one-woman play, “Fannie Lou Hamer: This Little Light.” The...Read More »


Pulizer Prize-winning tale "Of Mice and Men" comes to life on WVU Parkersburg stage

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/6/13 – Critically acclaimed group The Acting Company brings John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” to the WVU Parkersburg stage as part of the college’s Distinguished Performance Series. The performance takes place Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center.

“Of Mice and Men” tells the...Read More »


Celebrate 50 years of the Beatles in America as the WannaBeatles perform at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/12/13 – Don’t miss a high-energy show as tribute band The WannaBeatles performs at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The concert takes place in the College Activities Center and is sponsored by the college’s Student Engagement and Activities organization.

Playing to standing ovations,...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors awards employees outstanding service awards

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/13/13 – The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors now recognizes college employees for outstanding service. Since October, Board chair Jamie Six has presented awards to three employees.

Financial aid director Heather Skidmore was recognized at the Oct. 3, 2012 Board meeting for her exceptional service during...Read More »


Celebrate 50 years of the Beatles in America as the WannaBeatles perform at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/12/13 – Don’t miss a high-energy show as tribute band The WannaBeatles performs at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The concert takes place in the College Activities Center and is sponsored by the college’s Student Engagement and Activities organization.

Playing to standing ovations,...Read More »


Pulizer Prize-winning tale “Of Mice and Men” comes to life on WVU Parkersburg stage

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/6/13 – Critically acclaimed group The Acting Company brings John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” to the WVU Parkersburg stage as part of the college’s Distinguished Performance Series. The performance takes place Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center.

“Of Mice and Men” tells the...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg, DuPont co-sponsor Fannie Lou Hamer theatrical presentation

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/5/13 – In observance of Black History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works will co-sponsor a special event with Billie Jean Young. This actress, activist, poet and educator will present a moving performance of her one-woman play, “Fannie Lou Hamer: This Little Light.” The...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Feb. 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/4/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Feb. 6. The meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. in the theatre.

Visit www.wvup.edu/board_of_governors to view the complete agenda.

...Read More »

WVU Parkersburg students to perform as part of state Collegiate Honor Choir

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/30/13 – Six WVU Parkersburg students were chosen to participate in the 2013 West Virginia American Choral Directors Association’s (ACDA) Collegiate Honor Choir Concert. The concert will take place Saturday Feb. 2 at 1 p.m. at the Clay Center in Charleston.

WVU Parkersburg, students Allison Butcher, Rachael Butcher, Alex...Read More »


Fall 2012 WVU Parkersburg graduates announced

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/29/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, and associate and bachelor’s degrees to December 2012 graduates during commencement exercises held Friday, Dec. 14. 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 »


WVU Parkersburg announces fall 2012 President’s and Dean’s scholars

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/28/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the fall 2012 semester. President’s List 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:

BECKLEY COUNTY –...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for new Culinary Academy

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/24/13 – West Virginia Community and Technical College System (CTCS) chancellor James Skidmore joined West Virginia University at Parkersburg president Marie Foster Gnage, Ph.D., and other officials for the grand opening of the college’s new Culinary Academy. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 10...Read More »


Student teachers for spring 2013 announced

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/24/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg education majors who are student teaching in Jackson, Wirt and Wood counties this spring

Pleasants County – Supervisor – Bobby Adair, Daniel S. Pitts Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jackson County – Jason Gump, Hope Sharps, Daphne Tanner, Donna Surface, Steve Titus

Read More »


WVU Parkersburg prepares to launch new Culinary Academy

Parkersburg, W.Va. 12/19/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg is accepting applications for its new culinary arts program, which will begin in January 2013. The applicant interview process will begin next week.

WVU Parkersburg’s Culinary Academy will open in the college’s newly renovated downtown center on Market Street. The program will...Read More »


Sen. Donna Boley to speak at WVU Parkersburg fall commencement

Parkersburg, W.Va. 12/12/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Fall 2012 Commencement will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14 in the College Activities Center. Commencement speaker will be state Senator Donna Boley.

A WVU Parkersburg alumna, Boley was recently elected to her eight term in the state Senate. She...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg advises local residents of possible door-to-door scams

Parkersburg, W.Va. 12/7/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg recently received multiple complaints from local city residents regarding students soliciting donations. College officials have looked into the incidents and determined that the solicitations are not WVU Parkersburg related.

According to complaints, two females have knocked on doors, usually after dark, and...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Dec. 5

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/30/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Dec. 5. The meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. in the theatre. Visit http://www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors/agendas/ to view the complete agenda.

 

...Read More »

Phi Theta Kappa honor society at WVU Parkersburg inducts new members

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/29/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society conducted its fall 2012 induction ceremony Sunday, Nov. 11. During the ceremony, WVU Parkersburg president Marie Foster Gnage, Ph.D., was inducted as an honorary member of the college’s chapter. “I...Read More »


Office for Global Initiatives at WVU Parkersburg hosts International Education Week

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/5/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Office for Global Initiatives will host International Education Week beginning Monday, Nov. 12. The series of three events are free and open to the public.

The schedule includes:

  • “Comparing Educational Systems in the U.S. and Abroad: Panel 1,” Monday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m.,...Read More »

Celebrate Veterans Day with a week-long series of events at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/1/12 – Celebrate Veterans Day with a week of honor, recognition and entertainment at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Beginning Monday, Nov. 5, the college will hold a series of events in support of military, veterans and their families.

On Monday, Nov. 5, community organizations, students, faculty and staff...Read More »


« Newer EntriesOlder Entries »