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WVU Parkersburg, DuPont Washington Works to present “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement”

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works will co-sponsor an evening with “Lea,” a Washington DC-based recording artist. She will present “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement” Thursday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. in the WVU Parkersburg College Activities Center.

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WVU Parkersburg receives $355,658 in grants for new broadcasting, health informatics programs

The Community and Technical College System (CTCS) of West Virginia has awarded West Virginia University at Parkersburg two grants totaling $355,658. The funds were approved at the CTCS Dec. 18 meeting and will be used for the college’s new certificate and associate programs in broadcasting and health informatics. An additional...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet Jan. 14

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Jan. 14. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the college theatre.

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Workforce Investment Board, WVU Parkersburg partner to help residents become job ready

Mid-Ohio Valley job seekers visiting the Workforce Investment Board location at the Lakeview Center in Parkersburg can now use an interactive kiosk to learn more about education and training opportunities available through West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The sleek, touch-screen kiosk allows individuals to submit an enrollment application with the...Read More »


Training for Intervention Procedures course to be offered January 27

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer the Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) course starting Tuesday, January 27. The course is $45 per participant; special group discounts may apply.

TIPS teaches intervention skills used to prevent alcohol related problems. The 5-hour training is ideal for servers and sellers of alcohol, as...Read More »


Veterans group headed to national competition

The student Veterans Corps at West Virginia University at Parkersburg has been selected to participate in a business plan competition at the Student Veterans of America’s (SVA) seventh annual national conference in San Antonio, Texas. The group is also up for SVA chapter of the year after being...Read More »


Spring 2015 student teachers

West Virginia University at Parkersburg announces its Spring 2015 student teachers.

Wood County
Front Row: Gina Sikorski, Valerie Goff, Jennifer Byers, Lacie Atkins, Sarah Gray
Back Row: Samantha Powers, AmberCline, Mike Kupfner, Kyla Collins, Shelby Parr, Heather Owens, Melissa Whitehair

Wirt County
Brooke Bumgarner, Allison Archer, Breanna Flinn

Pleasants County
Julie Cozad, Melissa...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg collects donations for United Way

Employees at West Virginia University at Parkersburg worked together to collect donations for those in need this holiday season. Non-perishable food items and gifts for children were donated to the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley and the new campus food pantry, Riverhawk Nest.

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WVU Parkersburg holds fall commencement, grants honorary degree

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded 286 degrees to 270 students for fall 2014. More than 120 students participated in the commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.

“To get to this pinnacle our graduates have expended an amazing amount of work that includes dedication, sacrifice, tenacity, and most of...Read More »


Community art classes at WVU Parkersburg available for holiday gifts

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering community members two non-credit art courses, ceramics and bronze casting, during the coming Spring 2015 semester. No previous skills are needed for either of the classes, which cost $120 each. These classes can be purchased by those interested or as a unique gift...Read More »


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