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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 »


WVU Parkersburg to relocate and renovate student tutoring center

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is moving its campus Tutoring Center to a more convenient location for its students. The move will take the center from the lower level of the college to the main floor, next to the college library. This move is expected to be completed by the...Read More »


Variety of community education classes begin at WVU Parkersburg this fall

Starting in October, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer affordable, non-credit education opportunities to the community. The schedule includes 44 community education classes that cover such topics as history, arts and crafts, and computer skills.

The complete list of programs includes:

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Board of Governors to meet Sep. 14

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Sep. 14. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).

Complete agenda:

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WVU Parkersburg holds convocation for new students

Approximately 350 new students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg attended the college’s annual convocation on Monday, Aug. 22. The keynote speaker was WVU Parkersburg alumna Dr. Teresa Wamer Bigley.

Bigley is a 2016 graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, W.Va. where she served two terms...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg RN-BSN program receives national accreditation

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s online bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree has received initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education (ACEN) in Nursing. This new accreditation is effective starting with the spring 2016 semester.

ACEN is a specialized professional accreditor for practical, diploma, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and clinical...Read More »


WVU at Parkersburg Foundation honors art students

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation honors students Linda Short and Brandon Fleak with the 2016 Visual Art Award. The awards were presented at the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation board meeting on Tuesday, August 16. Both students received an engraved memento and a gift of $500. In addition, each piece will be a...Read More »


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