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WVU Parkersburg holds Annual Guidance Counselor Workshop

Local guidance counselors got a close look at technical career opportunities for students in the Mid-Ohio Valley during West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s annual guidance counselor workshop. The event took place on Oct. 5 and included activities at the college and a site visit to the Washington Works facility.

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WVU Parkersburg receives grant for landscape enhancement

FirstEnergy Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The funds are currently being used to enhance the college’s landscaping with WVU Parkersburg’s student environmental group, the Ecohawks, providing assistance with the update.

The purpose of this grant and campus wildlife renovation is to demonstrate the value...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to hold first Pop Con event

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is teaming up with local businesses to present the very first Parkersburg Pop Con. The college will host their first pop culture convention on Saturday, October 8 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at WVU Parkersburg’s College Activities Center with admission being $5...Read More »


Sherlock Holmes comes to the WV Parkersburg stage

West Virginia University at Parkersburg presents Astral Theatre Collective’s live performance of “Sherlock Holmes and the Beast of Whitechapel.” The show takes place Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in the WVU Parkersburg College Theatre.

“Sherlock Holmes and the Beast of Whitechapel” is Astral Theatre Collective’s first production. The play features...Read More »


Free kidney screening event to take place at WVU Parkersburg Oct. 1

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is partnering with the National Kidney Foundation to host a kidney screening. The screening takes place at the WVU Parkersburg College Activities Center on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This kidney screening event is free.

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Two employees recognized for years of service with state

Two West Virginia University at Parkersburg employees were recently recognized for their years of service with the state. At the September Board of Governors meeting, President Fletcher Lamkin presented Debbie Richards (40 years of service) and Jeff Olson (20 years of service) with certificates from Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

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WVU Parkersburg announces new initiatives to make enrolling easier for students

Students registering for the spring 2017 semester will have an easier time getting started with West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s new initiatives. These include the elimination of placement tests, an improved course schedule to provide more flexibility, and new math pathways based on career goals.

Previously incoming students were required to...Read More »


Dr. Baron Kelly to present “Global Citizen” lecture

West Virginia University at Parkersburg presents “Becoming a Global Citizen: Motivation, Benefits and Responsibilities” by Dr. Baron Kelly. The event takes place Monday, Sept. 26 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the college theatre and by live video stream to the Jackson County Center in Ripley. It is free and...Read More »


President Lamkin's September Message

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Board to vote on naming of new music rehearsal and performance room

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will meet Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 3:15 p.m. Among the action items is the naming of the college’s newly renovated music rehearsal and performance room.

WVU Parkersburg recently renovated its community room near the theatre to create an area to showcase the college’s music programs. The...Read More »


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