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Board of Governors to meet Nov. 9

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 9. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).

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WVU Parkersburg will host First Lego League Robotics competition

Local middle schoolers will be competing in the First Lego League Robotics Qualifier on Saturday, Nov. 5at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The competition runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a Jr. First Lego League Expo from 2 to 4 p.m. for elementary school children.

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Student group at WVU Parkersburg to hold Humane Society fundraiser

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s student Peer Coaches are hosting a Christmas tree lighting to celebrate the season and begin collecting donations for the Humane Society of Parkersburg. The event, “A Doggone Meowy Christmas,” kicks off Thursday, Nov. 10 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in the college’s student lounge.

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WVU Parkersburg launches Career Coach

An online career tool is now available through West Virginia University at Parkersburg to assist individuals with their academic program and career decisions. Current and prospective students can access Career Coach from the college’s website.

Career Coach helps students select academic programs and career paths by providing the most current regional...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host faculty recruitment events

Individuals interested in teaching college courses are invited to attend one of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s faculty recruitment events. The events take place Monday, Oct. 24 at the main campus in Parkersburg and Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Jackson County Center in Ripley, W.Va.

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President Lamkin's October Message

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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 »


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