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WVU Parkersburg receives grant from FirstEnergy Foundation

The FirstEnergy Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation. The funds will go towards supporting the foundation’s general operations.

“We are grateful for the continued support of the FirstEnergy Foundation,” said Senta Goudy, executive director of the WVU Parkersburg Foundation, “Without our corporate and community...Read More »


Leslie Sims Named WVU Parkersburg’s Outstanding Contributor at 2016 WVCCA Conference

Leslie Sims, registrar at West Virginia University at Parkersburg, was recognized as an Outstanding Contributor to Community College Education. Sims received the award during the 2016 annual conference of the West Virginia Community College held December 7, 2016 at the Advanced Technology Center on the campus of BridgeValley Community and...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg offers Beulah Tefft Webb scholarship to nursing students

West Virginia University at Parkersburg announces it will be offering a new scholarship to students. The Beulah Tefft Webb Memorial Nursing Scholarship is available to eligible students entering the nursing programs beginning in January 20167

Beulah Tefft Webb was a long-time Parkersburg resident who positively impacted many lives. She was a...Read More »


Reminder: Deadline to pay for Spring 2017 classes is December 29th. Failure to pay will result in students being de-registered from classes.

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Governor appoints Hushion, Landers and Oliverio to WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed J.P. Hushion, Vienna; Jason Landers, Vienna; and Joseph Oliverio, Belmont., to the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors. They are filling the expired terms of outgoing board members.

In addition to the new appointments, Gov. Tomblin reappointed Jeffrey Matheny of Mineral Wells, and...Read More »


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WVU Parkersburg holds fall 2016 commencement ceremony

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its annual fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 a.m. This semester, the college has 318 students who are candidates for graduation pending final grades with 106 who participated in the commencement ceremony.

“As we approach the moment when you receive your diplomas...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg’s Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society welcomed 15 new members during the Fall 2016 semester. All members participated in a formal induction ceremony held in November.

Students took the official oath of membership to uphold Phi Theta Kappa’s four hallmarks of scholarship,...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg earns national recognition for outstanding service to veterans

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has earned recognition by two national organizations for its outstanding service to veterans. “Military Times” ranked WVU Parkersburg sixth in its national “Best for Vets: Career and Technical Colleges” list for 2017. In addition, the college has earned the 2017 “Military Friendly School” designation by...Read More »


Jackson County Center offers degrees through flexible course schedule

Students can now finish a variety of degrees through West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Jackson County Center (JCC). Combining on-campus and online courses, students are able to earn certificates and associate degrees through a more convenient schedule.

“Through a combination of in-person classes at the Jackson County Center and online courses,...Read More »


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