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WVU Parkersburg, Blue Ridge CTC sign articulation agreement

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has entered into an articulation agreement with Blue Ridge Community and Technical College to provide a pathway from an associate to bachelor degree.

Blue Ridge students who have completed an associate of applied science degree in information technology or computer network engineering will be eligible to...Read More »

Duquesne University Tamburitzans coming to WVU Parkersburg

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The Distinguished Performance Series of West Virginia University at Parkersburg opens its 2014-15 season on Saturday, Sept. 20, with the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center.

For more than 75 years the Tamburitzans have dedicated themselves to preserving and perpetuating the cultural heritages...Read More »

The Chronicle wins top honors at the 2014 West Virginia Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s student newspaper The Chronicle recently won three awards in the West Virginia Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The annual competition honors the state’s top newspapers.

Because the contest does not offer a collegiate category, students must compete against professional journalists. WVU Parkersburg and WVU were the...Read More »

CMT and country star Dustin Lynch to partner with WVU Parkersburg in CMT Empowering Education campaign

Country Music Television (CMT) and country music star Dustin Lynch are teaming up with West Virginia University at Parkersburg to encourage area residents to go back to school as part of the cable network’s CMT Empowering Education initiative.

There are 4.7 million jobs open right now in the U.S. according to...Read More »

New employees hired to implement federal Bridging the Gap grant

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has hired its first two employees to implement its portion of funding from the Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant program. Last year, the state’s Community and Technical College System (CTCS) was awarded $25 million to encourage West Virginians...Read More »

Board of Governors to meet Sept. 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Sept. 10. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the College Theatre.

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Learn and Earn program gives student new lease on life

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Learn and Earn partnership with DuPont Washington Works continues to provide a successful means to meet the area’s growing demand for qualified manufacturing workers. The training and experience received during the one-year degree certificate program enabled graduate John Wilson to make a vital career...Read More »

WVU Parkersburg does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The WVU Parkersburg Student Government Association (SGA) along with interim Senior VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Rose Beebe, interim Dean of Academic Success Dr. Cindy Gissy and Coordinator of Career Services &...Read More »

WVU Parkersburg receives accreditation reaffirmation from the Higher Learning Commission

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has received official notification of its accreditation reaffirmation. The Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) took action on the college’s new status at its Aug. 12 meeting.

“Throughout this long process, we remained confident that we would receive reaffirmation,” said Dr. Rhonda Tracy,...Read More »

Surgical technology program receives national recognition


West Virginia University at Parkersburg has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving at least a 90 percent pass rate on the certified surgical technologist (CST) examination for the cycle of August 2013 through July 2014. This data represents...Read More »

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